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1st: Churchill Road Elementary School (USA)
2nd: Palmerston North Normal Intermediate School (New Zealand)
3rd: St John's College (South Africa)

Wednesday 30th October, 11am

Glasgow High School, 637 Crow Rd, Glasgow G13 1PL

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Practice Questions

2009 Questions and Answers

  1. What was the name of the German boy in the novel The Boy in Striped Pyjamas? Bruno
  2. Who wrote a series of comic novels about a boy detective and a white fox terrier? Herge
  3. J.K Rowling shares the same birthday as Harry Potter. What is that date? 31 July
  4. What was Bod, the main characterâ™s name short for in The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman? Nobody
  5. Who did Nathaniel ask to help him steal the Amulet of Samarkand? Bartimaeus
  6. What house was protected by a circle of magical stones in the movie version but which was not mentioned at all in the book series? The Spiderwick Chronicles (accept Spiderwick mansion)
  7. Who had one side of her hair coloured white and the other side coloured black? Cruella de Vil
  8. What type of animal was the only one mentioned in the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty? Horse
  9. Who escaped from the cave of the Cyclops? Ulysses and his men (accept Odysseus)
  10. What colour was the Teletubbie, Tinky Winkie? Purple
  11. In what book by Roald Dahl did Mr Hoppy suggest to Mrs Silver that in order for Alfie to grow she should whisper the words teg reggib three times a day? Esio Trot
  12. Who was the famous middle-eastern sailor renowned for seven fantastic voyages in the book The Arabian Nights? Sinbad
  13. What girl was carried north to Lapland in a Gyptian ship? Lyra
  14. Whatâ™s the name of the little white mouse in a series of picture book that doesnâ™t want to do anything but dance? Angelina
  15. In the picture book The Cat in the Hat who warned the children that the cat should not be allowed in to play? The fish
  16. What pig went on to great things as a champion sheep herder? Babe
  17. In Mark Robsonâ™s Imperial Spy series by what other name was Lady Alyssa known: Fatima, Femke or Fenella? Femke
  18. Who freed a medieval town from a plague of rats during the 13th century? The Pied Piper of Hamelin
  19. What was the name of the hyperactive, wayward and troublesome puppet, who after many incidents, matured into a responsible person? Pinocchio
  20. âœPocket Monstersâ or pokemon originated from what country?Japan

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