Book Quiz II





Quiz Questions

  1. Long John Silver is the main villain in which novel?
  2. Which fictional detective, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, lived in 221b Baker Street?
  3. What does James build in his garden, then wakes up in the night only to find that it has come to life - they then go for a ride on a motorcycle and take flight over James's village?
  4. In the famous nursery rhyme, who had 'ten thousand men'?
  5. Captain Hook was the enemy of which boy?
  6. Complete the title of Jacqueline Wilson's 1991 book: 'The Story of...'?
  7. What animal was Shere Khan in Jungle Book?
  8. In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland which animal does Alice try to play croquet with?
  9. What is the name of the lion in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?
  10. Complete the title of a famous book by Arthur Ransome: 'Swallows and ....'?
  11. Who wrote the children's fantasy novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings?
  12. In which book does Dorothy and her dog Toto meet a lion, scarecrow, and tin man, on their way down the yellow brick road?




Answers:

  1. Treasure Island
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. A snowman
  4. The Grand Old Duke of York
  5. Peter Pan
  6. Tracy Beaker
  7. Tiger
  8. A flamingo
  9. Aslan
  10. Amazons
  11. J. R. R. Tolkien
  12. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Literature fact: Did you know that The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, a fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, is set in a place called Narnia, a land of strange creatures and talking animals, that the White Witch has ruled for 100 years of deep winter. In the book, the children visit Narnia by going through a large magic wardrobe in the spare room of a big old country house.