Do you consider yourself a Wizard of Oz fan? If so, this article is for you! Test your knowledge of the beloved classic with these exciting trivia questions and answers.
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62 Wizard Of Oz Trivia Questions and Answers
What type of dog is Toto from Wizard of Oz?
Answer: Toto was played by a female Cairn Terrier.
What year was “The Wizard of Oz” released?
Who plays Dorothy in the movie?
Answer: Judy Garland.
What is Dorothy’s last name in the movie?
What was Toto the dog’s name in real life?
Who is the main antagonist in the movie? The Wicked Witch of the ____.
Answer: The Wicked Witch of the West.
What are the names of the three companions who join Dorothy on her journey?
Answer: The Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion.
What does the Wizard of Oz promise the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion if they help Dorothy?
Answer: He will grant them their wishes.
What kind of flowers put Dorothy and her friends to sleep?
What is the Scarecrow searching for?
Answer: A brain.
What is the Tin Man searching for?
Answer: A heart.
What does the tin man wear on his head?
Answer: A funnel.
What is the Cowardly Lion searching for?
Who directed “The Wizard of Oz” movie?
Answer: Victor Fleming.
What is the name of the city in Oz that the group travels to?
Answer: Emerald City.
Who does Dorothy live with before she gets swept off to Oz?
Answer: With her aunt and uncle.
What does Dorothy call her aunt?
Answer: Auntie Em.
What does the group encounter on the way to the Emerald City that slows them down?
Answer: The poppy field.
Who helps the group overcome the obstacles in the poppy field?
Answer: Glinda the Good Witch.
What is the name of the Wicked Witch of the West’s sister?
Answer: The Wicked Witch of the East.
What is the Wicked Witch of the West’s first name in Wicked?
What happens when Dorothy’s house lands on the Wicked Witch of the East?
Answer: She dies.
Which of Dorothy’s companions does she meet first?
What does the Wicked Witch of the West want from Dorothy?
Answer: The ruby slippers.
How does the Wicked Witch of the West die?
Answer: Dorothy throws water on her, causing her to melt.
Who tells Dorothy to “follow the yellow brick road”?
Answer: The Munchkins.
Besides the Yellow Brick Road, what other colored road runs through Munchkinland?
What was the name of the Munchkin guild that gave Dorothy a musical welcome to the land of Oz?
Answer: The Lollipop Guild.
What is the name of the Wizard of Oz’s alter ego in Kansas?
Answer: Professor Marvel.
What does the Wizard of Oz give the Scarecrow as proof that he has a brain?
Answer: A diploma.
What does the Wizard of Oz give the Tin Man as proof that he has a heart?
Answer: A clock.
What does the Wizard of Oz give the Cowardly Lion as proof that he has courage?
Answer: A medal.
What does the Wizard of Oz ask the group to bring him in exchange for granting their wishes?
Answer: The broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West.
Who helps the group infiltrate the Wicked Witch of the West’s castle?
Answer: The flying monkeys.
What does the Wicked Witch of the West do when she sees Dorothy wearing the ruby slippers?
Answer: She vows to take them from her.
Finish this quote, spoken by The Wicked Witch of the West: “Auntie Em! Auntie Em! ____, my pretty!”
Answer: “I’ll give you Auntie Em”.
What does the group do to try to rescue Dorothy from the Wicked Witch of the West’s castle?
Answer: They dress up as guards and sneak in.
What is the name of the horse that the group steals from the Wicked Witch of the West’s castle?
Answer: The Horse of a Different Color.
What does the Wizard of Oz say when he is revealed to be a fraud?
Answer: “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”
Which character reveals the Wizard of Oz for what he truly was?
Answer: Toto reveals the true identity of the Wizard of Oz by knocking over a screen that is supposed to hide the man from his subjects.
What is the significance of the ruby slippers in the movie?
Answer: They have magical powers that can transport the wearer to any place they desire.
What does the group discover about the Wizard of Oz after he is revealed to be a fraud?
Answer: He is just a regular man from Kansas.
How does Dorothy get back to Kansas at the end of the movie?
Answer: Glinda tells her to click her heels three times and repeat “there’s no place like home.”
At the 1939 Academy Awards, the Wizard of Oz was nominated for Best Picture but lost to which movie?
Answer: Gone With The Wind.
What was the original title of “The Wizard of Oz” book?
Answer: “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”
Who wrote “The Wizard of Oz” book?
Answer: L. Frank Baum.
Which film production company produced the “Wizard of Oz”?
Answer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
The shoes in the novel were written to be what color?
Answer: Silver. The sequined shoes in the movie were originally silver, like they are in the Oz books, but MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer wanted to show off Technicolor, so he changed the hue.
The ruby red slippers that Judy Garland wore in the film were anonymously donated to a museum in 1979. Which museum are they located in?
Answer: The Smithsonian.
How does the good witch arrive at the group (what is she riding on)?
Answer: A bubble.
What is the name of the famous song that Dorothy sings in the movie?
Answer: “Over the Rainbow.”
What is the name of the actress who played the Wicked Witch of the West?
Answer: Margaret Hamilton.
What is the name of the actress who played Glinda the Good Witch?
Answer: Billie Burke.
What is the name of the award-winning Broadway show loosely based on “The Wizard of Oz”?
The Tin Man was supposed to cry machine oil, but that didn’t photograph well. What did they make him “cry” on the screen instead?
Answer: Chocolate syrup.
Why does Miss Gulch want to take Toto away?
Answer: He bit her on one of her legs.
What is Miss Gulch’s first name?
In what order did Dorothy meet her new friends in Oz?
Answer: Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion.
In the film, Frank Morgan plays what character?
Answer: He plays the fortune-telling Kansas professor AND the Great and Powerful Oz. Bonus points if you get these three other roles right too — he was also the Emerald City cabbie driving the Horse-of-a-Different-Color, a guard at the Wizard’s palace, and the doorkeeper there.
What was actually used to simulate snow in the poppy scene during filming?
How many books did L. Frank Baum write about the land of Oz — was it 1, 2, 8, or 14?
Answer: L. Frank Baum wrote 14 books about the land of Oz.
Which book was the first in L. Frank Baum’s series about Oz?
Answer: The first book in the Oz series is titled The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
True or false: Toto was the lowest-paid actor in the Wizard of Oz cast.
Answer: False, Toto (Terry) was actually paid more than some of the Munchkin actors.
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After reading this article, you should now be well-equipped with the answers to some of Wizard of Oz’s trickiest trivia questions. So go ahead, it’s time to gather your movie-buff friends and see if they can do better or worse than you!
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