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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

2020 Questions and Answers

  1. Who was known as The Bard of Avon? Shakespeare
  2. In the poem The Night Before Christmas what item of clothing was left out by the chimney? Stocking(s) [accept socks]
  3. What type of creature is Mrs O’Leary in the Percy Jackson series? Hellhound [half mark for dog]
  4. How many witches appear in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? Four
  5. Which yellow and black character is Optimus Prime’s right-hand man? Bumblebee
  6. ‘Two households both alike in dignity...’ is the opening line of which famous play? Romeo and Juliet
  7. What is the BFG’s solo food diet? Snozzcumbers
  8. What is the chapter one title of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone? The Boy Who Lived
  9. What is the last name of Michael, Peter and Wendy? Darling
  10. What bird has the same name as Zeus’s mother? Rhea
  11. Two little dickie birds sat on what type of construction? A wall
  12. What tyrannical president had the first name of Coriolanus? President Snow
  13. What book by Charles Dickens was famous for its portrayal of criminals and their nasty lives? Oliver Twist
  14. The song Defying Gravity comes from what stage show based on the book by Gregory Maguire? Wicked
  15. What is the last animal mentioned in the nursery rhyme Hey Diddle Diddle? Dog
  16. Who decided on a school mission called Rules Aren’t for Everyone? Rafe Khatchadorian
  17. Who owned a very large cat called Fenestra? Morrigan Crow
  18. In what country was JRR Tolkien born? South Africa
  19. What type of dress did Angelina Ballerina wear? Tutu [accept ballet dress]
  20. Which character in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland had trouble with being punctual? The White Rabbit

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