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The Boy in the Dress

Question 1 of 5

What did Dennis keep in his pocket to remind him of his mum?

a photo he'd saved from the bonfire his dad had made

a birthday card she'd given him

a handkerchief with the scent of her perfume still on it

a pearl earring he'd found down the back of the sofa


Question 2 of 5

For what reason did Dennis get called to MR Hawtrey's office?

He headed a tennis ball through the headmaster's window.

He'd been caught reading Elle magazine in assembly.

He told Miss Windsor she could do with a makeover.

His dad had arrived at the school and was demanding to see him.


Question 3 of 5

Dennis hurriedly left Lisa's house one Saturday when ---.

she suggested he try on an orange sequined dress

she snapped a photo of him in the chiffon dress

he remembered the blue dress hidden under his bed

she reminded him he had to finish his dress for the fashion show


Question 4 of 5

Why did Lisa swear at Dennis after their French lesson?

He had upset Miss Windsor by criticising her French accent.

He had volunteered the class for extra French homework.

He told Mac that Lisa fancied him and wanted to go out with him.

In his hurry to get away, he stabbed Lisa's toe with his stiletto.


Question 5 of 5

What happened after the football team came out wearing Lisa's outfits?

Mr Hawtrey stormed off, and Dennis's team won the game.

The referee sent the whole team off the field, and there was an uproar.

Lisa was embarrassed and burst into tears.

The team lost when Darvesh tripped on his dress and missed a penalty.


Book cover for The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress
by David Walliams

Quiz: 215540 EN     Level: 4.2 MY
Points: 3

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