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1 - Who was the author of the famous storybook 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'?

a) Rudyard Kipling b) John Keats c) Lewis Carroll d) H. G. Wells

ANSWER - Lewis Carroll

2 - How many lines does a sonnet have?
a) 10 b) 12 c)14 d) they vary


3 - Who wrote 'Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise'?
a) Browning b) Marx c) Shakespeare d) Kipling

ANSWER - Shakespeare

4 - Name the book which opens with the line 'All children, except one grew up'?
a) The Railway Children b) Winnie the Poo c) Jungle Book d) Peter Pan

ANSWER - Peter Pan

5 - Which is the first Harry Potter book?
a) HP and the Goblet of Fire b) HP and the Philospher's Stone

c) HP and the Chamber of Secrets ANSWER - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

6 - In which century were Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales written?
a) fourteenth b) fifteenth c) sixteenth d) seventeenth

ANSWER - 14th Century

Charlotte 9 . who or what is Bilbo? a) dwarf b) wizard d) man c) troll e) castle c) hobbit ANSWER .school boys on a desert island 10 .hobbit .In the book' The Lord of the Rings'.What nationality was Robert Louis Stevenson. writer of 'Treasure Island'? a) Scottish b) Welsh c) English d) Irish e) French ANSWER .What is the book 'Lord of the Flies' about? a) a road trip around the USA b) a swarm of killer flies c) schoolboys on a desert island ANSWER.7 .Scottish 8 .'Jane Eyre' was written by which Bronte sister? a) Anne b) Charlotte c)Emily ANSWER .

What type of animal accompanied Postman Pat when he delivered the mail? Answer 2010 1. 3. the inventor’s dog? 5.Who popped down a large rabbit hole under a hedge in 1865? 7.What boy discovered that he was the modern day son of the Greek god Poseidon? 4.What mouse featured in a story about a princess. Alice. A modern day classic book is The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Gromit. Percy Jackson.What is the name of Wallace. 8. Who offered to fetch the princess’s golden ball from the pond? 15.What form of aerial transport does a witch favour? 10. What was Sinbad’s occupation? 16. some soup and a spool of thread? 8. What name did Mary Norton give to the little people that lived furtively beneath the floorboards of people’s houses? 13. What is a cay? 14. 4.What type of powder was used by wizards to travel using fireplaces? 3. 6. What famous farmer had a farm E-I-E-I-O? 19. What colour was Beegu the small alien stranded on Earth? 20. James (from James and the Giant Peach) 9. 5. Queen Lillian and King Harold are the parents of which princess? 18. The Nac Mac Feegles are small fairy folk covered with tattoos. Quartet 2.Who was the tortured vampire that knew he shouldn’t love a human girl? 6. Broom (sticks) . What does this abbreviation mean when applied to children’s literature: YA? 11.Who had two nasty aunts called Spiker and Sponge? 9. Despereaux. Floo. They are better known as what men in Terry Pratchett’s novels? 17.Question 2010 1.If a trilogy means three novels what is the word for four related books? 2. Edward. 7. What author was awarded the first ever posthumous Carnegie Medal in 2009 for her novel Bog Child? 12.

attention to detail and use of logic? 15. What novel was set in a desert penal institution for young offenders? 5. Questions 2008 1. 11. A frog. If the setting was Mordor. Who was the character that sought revenge after being publicly humiliated by Simon Lovelace? 8. 17. Sailor. What colour is Superman's cape? 2. Old MacDonald. Who was Lyra's friend who disappeared in the first book of His Dark Materials trilogy? 7. 20. Young Adult. 16. 4. Princess Fiona. Name the book in which we first read about a bookworm called Meggie who lived with her book-binder father. Who was Percy Jackson's father? . 11. 18.10. What was the name of Odysseus's wife? 6. Cat. What was the name of Lola's brother in the series of books by Lauren Child? 10. A small island. what church bells peeled "oranges and lemons"? 17. Because she was a black girl Grace wasn't allowed to play what role in the upcoming school play? This was a book by Mary Hoffman. what book would one be reading? 12. Wee Free Men. What was the name of book one in which Bella and Edward met for the first time at Forks High School? 13. What book by Diana Wynne Jones was animated by Hayao Miyazaki in 2004? 14. 15. The Borrowers. What type of animal was Seabiscuit? 9. What famous detective was noted for his observational powers. 19. What animal kept a Big Book of Fears in a picture book by Emily Gravett? 16. 14. Siobhan Dowd 12. 13. Who took a magical train to a boarding school? 3. According to the nursery rhyme. Yellow.

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