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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

2021 Questions and Answers

  1. Who is the big huggable giant in the Harry Potter series? Hagrid
  2. How many labours did Heracles have to perform? Twelve (12)
  3. Amelia Bedelia would often misunderstand tasks. What was her job? Maid/Servant
  4. Who guarded the entrance to the Gryffindor Common Room? The Fat Lady
  5. How did the kids learn about the Mysterious Benedict Society? From an advertisement in the newspaper
  6. The scarab beetle was an important symbol in what ancient culture? Egyptian
  7. What is the name of Mickey Mouse’s dog? Pluto
  8. Which boy’s mother (his name is in the title) won a complete set of Burrell’s Build-It-at-Home encyclopedias? He pored over every edition Lenny (also accept Davey) [Lenny’s Book of Everything]
  9. What fictional Marvel superhero magician wore a cloak? Dr Strange
  10. Who caused three bears a great deal of grief? Goldilocks
  11. What was Dogman’s occupation? Policeman (accept Cop)
  12. Who was Max Einstein’s hero in a book by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein? Albert Einstein
  13. The Grisha are people with abilities to control the elements. What author created the Grishaverse? Leigh Bardugo
  14. Who killed Macbeth? Macduff
  15. What group of people in Middle Earth had hairy feet? Hobbits
  16. What happened to Bruno Jenkins in the book The Witches? He was turned into a mouse
  17. Who carved Pinocchio from wood? Geppetto
  18. What animal appears on the crest of Slytherin? Snake
  19. Luke Skywalker was trained by Yoda and who else? Obi-Wan
  20. What name is given to a word formed from the same letters as another word, for example search from the word chaser?Anagram

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