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Monday 24th August, 10am

Southwell School, Peachgrove Road, Hamilton

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Practice Questions

2015 Questions and Answers

  1. Whose nickname as a student was Padfoot?Sirius Black
  2. What colour was the highly sought after and prized Arkenstone?White
  3. Erasers are wolf-like creatures that go after children in what book? Maximum Ride (accept The Angel Experiment)
  4. Who was the sparkly fish that gave away his scales?Rainbow Fish
  5. What bird’s singing, according to Hans Christian Andersen, brought tears to the Chinese Emperor’s heart? The Nightingale
  6. Who is Geronimo Stilton’s sister, the one that loves traveling and having adventures around the world?Thea
  7. Where in space did four children land and leave a ‘Hello Dad!’ message in Frank Cottrell’s Boyce’s book Cosmic?The Moon
  8. What day of the week did Thor give his name to?Thursday
  9. What country forced its citizens to sign a Treaty of Treason?Panem
  10. Who was the television-obsessed boy that visited Mr Wonka’s factory?Mike Teevee
  11. Who owned a long Elvish dagger called Sting? Bilbo Baggins
  12. What famous playwright was born in Stratford-upon-Avon?Shakespeare
  13. What are Japanese pocket monsters called? Pokemon
  14. In Goth Girl, by Chris Riddell, some rare creatures were saved from an animal hunt by making copies of them from what material?Ice
  15. Where do leprechauns hide their gold? At the end of rainbows
  16. What type of meat does a troll like best?Goat
  17. What was Matilda’s favourite school subject?Reading
  18. Who spoke the words: ‘O, Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo’?Juliet
  19. The repetition of two or more words with the same letter is known as what? Alliteration
  20. The Disney movie Frozen was based on what story by Hans Christian Andersen? The Snow Queen

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