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Practice Questions and Answers (2023)

  1. Ned Nickerson is what famous girl detective’s boyfriend? — Nancy Drew
  2. What was the name of the Hippogriff that Harry and Hermione rescued from execution in the Harry Potter series? — Buckbeak
  3. How was the wolf able to slow down Little Red Riding Hood? — Suggested that she picked some flowers
  4. Why was Sage staring at Princess Amarinda when she arrived to dine with Lord Conner in The False Prince? — She had dirt on her face
  5. Who was the failed wizard from the Unseen University for Wizards in Ankh-Morpork? The fact that he was still alive was due to his long-distance sprinting in a book by Terry Pratchett. — Rincewind
  6. What name is given to the heavy objects placed at either end of a row of books? — Bookends
  7. What type of business is run from the Daily Planet? — Newspaper [Accept media business]
  8. Which girl in the Peanuts strip called Charlie Brown ‘Chuck’? — Peppermint Patty
  9. What deadly spell was used frequently by Lord Voldemort? — Killing Curse [Accept Avada Kedavra]
  10. Who said, “I’ll be famous one day but for now I’m stuck in high school with a bunch of morons.”? — Greg Heffley [Accept the Wimpy Kid]
  11. What deadly creature comes from the Greek word for ‘little king’? — Basilisk
  12. What are the only four letters of the alphabet not used in any of the seven Harry Potter titles? — JQUV
  13. In what nonsense poem do you encounter words like: slithy toves, frumious Bandersnatch and mome raths outgrabe? Jabberwocky
  14. What lion was resurrected in the chronicles of Narnia? — Aslan
  15. What name is given to the shaft of a bird’s feather used as a writing instrument? — Quill
  16. Dick Grayson’s parents were killed in a trapeze accident. Who then looked after him like a true father? — Batman [Accept Bruce Wayne]
  17. Who was the poor orphan caught up in a Victorian criminal gang? — Oliver Twist
  18. What brutish creature was locked in a labyrinth? — Minotaur
  19. In The Land of Stories:The Wishing Spell Alex and Conner had to find how many wishing spell items? — 8
  20. The character Grandpa Joe features in which two books written by Roald Dahl? Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

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