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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

2023 Questions and Answers

  1. Ned Nickerson is what famous girl detective’s boyfriend? Nancy Drew
  2. What was the name of the Hippogriff that Harry and Hermione rescued from execution in the Harry Potter series? Buckbeak
  3. How was the wolf able to slow down Little Red Riding Hood? Suggested that she picked some flowers
  4. Why was Sage staring at Princess Amarinda when she arrived to dine with Lord Conner in The False Prince? She had dirt on her face
  5. Who was the failed wizard from the Unseen University for Wizards in Ankh-Morpork? The fact that he was still alive was due to his long-distance sprinting in a book by Terry Pratchett. Rincewind
  6. What name is given to the heavy objects placed at either end of a row of books? Bookends
  7. What type of business is run from the Daily Planet? Newspaper [Accept media business]
  8. Which girl in the Peanuts strip called Charlie Brown ‘Chuck’? Peppermint Patty
  9. What deadly spell was used frequently by Lord Voldemort? Killing Curse [Accept Avada Kedavra]
  10. Who said, “I’ll be famous one day but for now I’m stuck in high school with a bunch of morons.”? Greg Heffley [Accept the Wimpy Kid]
  11. What deadly creature comes from the Greek word for ‘little king’? Basilisk
  12. What are the only four letters of the alphabet not used in any of the seven Harry Potter titles? JQUV
  13. In what nonsense poem do you encounter words like: slithy toves, frumious Bandersnatch and mome raths outgrabe? Jabberwocky
  14. What lion was resurrected in the chronicles of Narnia? Aslan
  15. What name is given to the shaft of a bird’s feather used as a writing instrument? Quill
  16. Dick Grayson’s parents were killed in a trapeze accident. Who then looked after him like a true father?Batman [Accept Bruce Wayne]
  17. Who was the poor orphan caught up in a Victorian criminal gang? Oliver Twist
  18. What brutish creature was locked in a labyrinth? Minotaur
  19. In The Land of Stories:The Wishing Spell Alex and Conner had to find how many wishing spell items? 8
  20. The character Grandpa Joe features in which two books written by Roald Dahl?Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

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