Scrumdiddlyumptious! Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory quote quiz!

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By: Maria Trimarchi

6 Min Quiz

Image: Wolper Pictures, Ltd The Quaker Oats Company

About This Quiz

Hold your breath, make a wish, count to three and see how well you remember the original "Chocolate Factory" movie, with Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. Now, grab your Golden Ticket to imagination and adventure.

"There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be."

It's Willy Wonka who sings about how you'll be in a world of pure imagination. "We'll begin with a spin traveling in the world of my creation ..."

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"I'll bet those Golden Tickets make the chocolate taste terrible."

Charlie Bucket says this when he, sadly, doesn't get a Golden Ticket with the bar from Grandpa Joe.

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"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."

When Mr. Salt says, "It’s a lot of nonsense," Willy Wonka replies, "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."

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"Almost everything you'll see is eatable ... edible."

"Don't get overexcited. Don't lose your head. We wouldn't want to lose that ... yet," says Willy Wonka. Wouldn't you be, though, if almost everything around you is "eatable"?

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"Bubbles, bubbles everywhere, and not a drop to drink … yet."

Willy Wonka says this, describing a new product, his Fizzy-Lifting drinks. "They fill you with gas and the gas lifts you off the ground like a balloon."

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"Violet! You're turning violet, Violet!"

Blueberry pie and cream! When Violet turns violet, it's because she's been chewing the gum that's a three-course meal -- and as it happens with experimental gum -- "they all become blueberries." But it's Violet's dad, Sam Beauregarde, who comments his daughter Violet is turning violet.

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"Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker."

Willy Wonka is quoting Ogden Nash's poem, "Reflections on Ice-Breaking," when he says this in reply to Mr. Salt's question, "Butterscotch, butter gin. You running something on the side here?”

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"I hit an air pocket."

Grandpa Joe hits an air pocket when he and Charlie are playing around in the Fizzy-Lifting drink manufacturing room. "You've got to burp! It's the only way [down]!"

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"Where is fancy bred, in the heart or in the head?"

When he says, "Where is fancy bred, in the heart or in the head?" Mr. Wonka is quoting from Shakespeare. This is from Act III, scene 2 of "The Merchant of Venice."

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"If she's a lady, I'm a Vermicious Knid."

Grandpa Joe says this just to Charlie, in response to Mr. Salt's statement, "Ladies first, and that means Veruca."

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"She was a bad egg."

The "Eggdicator" determines the good eggs from bad eggs laid by the geese in the Egg Room, and when Veruca Salt jumps on its scale, it determines -- as Wonka says to her father, Mr. Salt -- she's a bad egg.

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"So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it."

When Charlie has passed the test and won the chocolate jackpot, Willy Wonka, in his excitement for all the things that now need to be done, says to him and Grandpa Joe, "The chocolate, but that's just the beginning! We hafta get on! We hafta get on! We have so much time, and so little to do! Strike that. Reverse it. This way, please!"

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"Help ... Police ... Murder."

"Help ... Police ... Murder." Willy Wonka can't help but express his overwhelming concern for Augustus Gloop, the first Golden Ticket winner, when the boy falls into the chocolate river and is sucked up into a pipe that will carry him to the Fudge Room.

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"I'm sending you the cleaning bill, Mr. Wonka!"

This is Mrs. Teevee's threat after she's covered in foam during the ride on the Wonkamobile.

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"Stop squawking, you twit!"

"Hey, she's got two!" Violet Beauregarde, tired of Veruca Salt's whining, tells Veruca to stop complaining as she shows her single Everlasting Gobstopper to Veruca to prove she has only one.

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"Stop ... Don’t ... Come back."

"Stop ... Don't ... Come back," is Willy Wonka's response to Mike Teevee, when he insists on being "the first person to be sent by television!"

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"Snozzberries? Who ever heard of a snozzberry?"

When the group enters the room with the lickable wallpaper, Wonka describes how the snozzberries taste like snozzberries. And Veruca Salt replies, "Who ever hear of a snozzberry?"

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"Invention, my dear friends, is 93 percent perspiration, 6 percent electricity, 4 percent evaporation and 2 percent butterscotch ripple."

Wonka, while the group is in the Inventing Room, says this while mixing up a concoction of 93 percent perspiration, 6 percent electricity, 4 percent evaporation and 2 percent butterscotch ripple. To which Mrs. Gloop replies, "That's 105 percent!"

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"By gum, it's gum."

Violet Beauregarde says this, before grabbing the three-course-meal piece of gum. "So long as it's gum," she continues, "then that's for me."

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"Nuts."

When Mr. Beauregarde asks Mr. Salt what line of work he's in, Salt replies, "Nuts."

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"Oompa loompa doompadee doo, I've got another puzzle for you."

The Oompa Loompas, native to Loompaland, live with Willy Wonka at the factory. It helps control problems of espionage, and, as Wonka will tell you, it's safer for the Oompa Loompas.

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"I've got a blueberry for a daughter."

"I'm getting even with you for this, Wonka, if it's the last thing I ever do!" yells Mr. Beauregarde when his daughter Violet turns violet. We hear him pitifully say to himself, "I've got a blueberry for a daughter."

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"It looks more like a Turkish bath to me."

This is Grandpa Joe's reaction upon entering the Inventing Room for the very first time.

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"If the good Lord had intended us to walk, he wouldn't have invented roller skates."

It's Willy Wonka who says this, while the group is on their way to the Wonkavision Room.

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"Daddy, I want an Oompa Loompa! I want you to get me an Oompa Loompa right away!"

It's Veruca Salt who would like an Oompa Loompa. And a goose that lays golden eggs. And an Everlasting Gobstopper. And she wants it all now!

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"I am a teacher of geography."

It's Mrs. Teevee who is a teacher of geography, which is mentioned when Willy Wonka is talking about the Oompa Loompas and their native land, Loompaland.

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"I'm sorry, but all questions must be submitted in writing."

When the group is introduced to the Oompa Loompas, Mr. Salt questions Wonka's account of Loompland, asking, "Snozzwangers? Vermicious Knids? What kind of rubbish is that?" To which Wonka replies, "I'm sorry, but all questions must be submitted in writing."

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"Now remember: no messing about. No touching, no tasting, no telling."

As the group enters the Inventing Room, full of Wonka's most secret inventions, Wonka reminders them, "Now remember, no messing about. No touching, no tasting, no telling."

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"Look at me, I'm gonna be the first person in the world to be sent by television!"

Wonka's "very latest and greatest invention" is Wonkavision and he demonstrates sending a chocolate bar by television before Mike Teevee decides to send himself.

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"I think we'll put him in my special taffy-pulling machine. That should do the trick."

To the Taffy-Pulling Room! After Mike Teevee is shrunk down to TV-size, fortunately, says Wonka, "small boys are extremely springy and elastic." So he decides to put him in the taffy-pulling machine.

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"The suspense is terrible ... I hope it'll last."

"He's stuck in the pipe, isn't he?" the group wonders while watching Augustus get sucked up from the chocolate river en route to the Fudge Room. Wonka's reaction? "The suspense is terrible ... I hope it'll last."

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"You're a crook! You're a cheat and a swindler!"

When Wonka tells Charlie that he broke the rules and won't have the lifetime supply of chocolate, Grandpa Joe tells Wonka, "You're a crook! A cheat and a swindler, that's what you are! How can you do this?! Build up a little boy's hopes and then smash his dreams to pieces! You're an inhuman monster!"

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"You get nothing! You lose! Good day, sir!"

Yes, he stole Fizzy-Lifting drinks. Yes, he bumped into the ceiling which now has to be sterilized. But remember, this is part of Wonka's test of Charlie Bucket's goodness.

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"So shines a good deed in a weary world."

So says Willy Wonka, as he places his hand over the Everlasting Gobstopper that Charlie returns to him. Charlie passes the test and gets everything he wants.

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"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dreams."

In response to Veruca Salt asking, "Whoever heard of a snozzberry," Wonka grabs her cheeks and says, "We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."

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