Book Quiz
This resource contains a 108 question paper-based quiz on a variety of literature and genres -books, poems and authors. It is an ideal resource for World Book Day. Although pupils may be able to answer some of the questions, the quiz has been designed to encourage pupils to research the answers. It could be used in a variety of ways - in class, for competition purposes and/or for homework. It could be undertaken individually or as part of a group.

By researching these questions pupils will be introduced to a wide range of literature and genres, both classic and contemporary. Hopefully, it will inspire and motivate pupils to read something they have not read before.

Sample Questions:

- What was the name of the landlord’s daughter in the Highwayman?
- Who wrote a biography of Roald Dahl called Fantastic Mr Dahl?
- What are the names of the three farmers in Fantastic Mr Fox?
- Which book, first published in 1605, has sold more than 300 million copies worldwide?
- In which book do you find the phrases ‘messing about in boats’ and ‘poop, poop’ feature?
- Who wrote the science fiction novel Brave New World?
- What is the name of the wizard who appears in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings?
- In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, what is the price on the Mad Hatter's hat?
- In Kubla Khan what was the name of the sacred river?
- What are the names of the two feuding families in Romeo and Juliet?

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Created: Feb 23, 2017

Updated: Mar 29, 2020

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