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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

2013 Questions and Answers

  1. Name the two Hogwart’s headmasters Dumbledore and Snape
  2. Who was the close horse companion of Joey in The Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo? Topthorn
  3. Who was the name the girl that lived with her godfather and assisted him at his platform shop? Hugo met her in The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Isabelle
  4. Why did Katniss volunteer for The Hunger Games? In order to save her younger sister Prim from competing
  5. How is the game of Pooh sticks played? By dropping stick from a bridge onto running water. The one whose stick appears first on the downside of the bridge is the winner
  6. Which country publishes a monthly magazine/comic titled Tinkle and is targeted at school aged children? India
  7. Who was the half brother of Loki and member of The Avengers that Loki wanted to hurt? Thor
  8. What is the name of the lad with a ginger quiff who roved the world as a reporter? Tintin
  9. Polly put the kettle on but who took it off? Sukey [accept Susan]
  10. Who has friends called Linus, Peppermint Patty and Snoopy? Charlie Brown
  11. In Dead End in Norvelt who had the town of Norvelt been named after? Eleanor Roosevelt
  12. Who was the king that had a round table which made everyone feel equal? King Arthur
  13. Mr Popper loved penguins but what was his occupation? A painter
  14. What animal was the ball in Alice in Wonderland’s game of croquet? Hedgehog
  15. Why was the mongrel dog in One Boy and his Dog called Fleck? The dog had odd eyes
  16. Who is the superhero that wears the American flag? Captain America
  17. Who wanted to be the fairest one in all the land? The queen in Snow White
  18. What is Captain Haddock’s first name? Archibald
  19. Who wore a coonskin hat? Davy Crockett
  20. What type of tree was the partridge sitting in on the first day of Christmas?Pear tree

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