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LATEST RESULT: Auckland Heat (NZ)
1st: St Peter’s College
2nd: Howick Intermediate, Team 1
3rd: Kohia Tce, Team 1

Monday 3rd June, 11am

NSW State Library, Corner of Macquarie Street and Shakespeare Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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Practice Questions

2008 Questions and Answers

  1. What colour is Superman's cape? Red
  2. Who took a magical train to a boarding school? Harry Potter
  3. Name the book in which we first read about a bookworm called Meggie who lived with her book-binder father. Inkheart
  4. What novel was set in a desert penal institution for young offenders? Holes
  5. What was the name of Odysseus's wife? Penelope
  6. Who was Lyra's friend who disappeared in the first book of His Dark Materials trilogy? Roger
  7. Who was the character that sought revenge after being publicly humiliated by Simon Lovelace? Nathaniel
  8. What type of animal was Seabiscuit? Horse
  9. What was the name of Lola's brother in the series of books by Lauren Child? Charlie
  10. 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. Peter Pan
  11. If the setting was Mordor, what book would one be reading? Lord of the Rings
  12. What was the name of book one in which Bella and Edward met for the first time at Forks High School? Twilight
  13. What book by Diana Wynne Jones was animated by Hayao Miyazaki in 2004? Howl's Moving Castle
  14. What famous detective was noted for his observational powers, attention to detail and use of logic? Sherlock Holmes
  15. What animal kept a Big Book of Fears in a picture book by Emily Gravett? Mouse
  16. According to the nursery rhyme, what church bells pealed "oranges and lemons"? St Clements
  17. Who was Percy Jackson's father? Poseidon
  18. What was the famous castle associated with King Arthur? Camelot
  19. What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and all things nice
  20. What short and round character in Gotham City wore a three-piece suit, monocle and top hat?Penguin

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