Vtg quiz world book day 2014 answers


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Answers to World Book Day Quiz 2014 (Vertical Tutor Groups) King Edward VI School, Stratford upon Avon

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Vtg quiz world book day 2014 answers

  2. 2. 1. What is the first line of the Hogwarts’ School Song? Hogwarts, Hogwarts, hoggy warty Hogwarts. 2. Hilary Mantel’s books, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, were dramatised this season at The Swan Theatre. Who is the central character in both books?Thomas Cromwell 3. What do the crew hang around the neck of the Ancient Mariner in the poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner? The body of the dead albatross
  3. 3. 4. ‘Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo.’ This is the opening line of which book? A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce 5. This author has written three books in the last few years that begin with the same two letters – who is he? Monsters of Men A Monster Calls More Than This by Patrick Ness
  4. 4. 6. Yassen Gregorovich completed his Scorpio training on which island? Malagosto in Venice 7. What insulting name do ‘Crosses’ use to describe ‘Noughts’ in Malorie Blackman’s book? Blankers
  5. 5. 8. Which literary character’s first word to whom are ‘How are you?’ You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive.’? (Name BOTH characters) Sherlock Holmes to Doctor John Watson 9. On what date did our new, temporary library open? Tuesday 15 January 2013
  6. 6. 10. What is the first line of Virgil’s Aeneid? (In English or in Latin) Arma virumque cano … I sing of warfare and a man at war … Of men and weapons, I sing … Arms, and the man I sing, who forced by fate … Any of the above 11. Name the playwright who took some of these words as the title of one of his plays. George Bernard Shaw ‘Arms and the Man’
  7. 7. 12. Anne Frank, Jeff Kinney, Sue Townsend, George and Weedon Grossmith and Alexie Sherman have all written books with the same word in the title. What is that word? Diary 13. Robert Muchamore, Michael Morpurgo, Mark Walden, Bernard Cornwell and Paul Brickhill have all written books with the same word in the title. What is that word? Escape
  8. 8. 14. Sally Gardner, Alan Garner, Stephenie Meyer, M.G. Harris and John Meade Falkner have all written books with the same word in the title. What is that word? Moon 15. According to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, what is the Earth? A giant supercomputer
  9. 9. 16. A famous line from Macbeth is the title of a book by Ray Bradbury? What is it? Something Wicked This Way Comes The Witches from a 1983 production. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/english/macbeth/witches/revision/1/ (Accessed: 2 March 2014)
  10. 10. 17. Name the books (not just the series) in which these characters appear: Bertha Mason (this character appears in two books by different authors. There will be a mark for each one.) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys Vladimir Obidin The Fall by Robert Muchamore Cassandra Mortmain I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  11. 11. What are the TITLES of these books? (Please put the full title and not just the series) 18. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  12. 12. 19. Making History by Stephen Fry
  13. 13. 20. Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman
  14. 14. 21. Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
  15. 15. 22. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  16. 16. 23. Hello Darkness by Anthony McGowan
  17. 17. 24. Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street
  18. 18. 25. Sylvia Plath
  19. 19. 26. Tom Hiddleston
  20. 20. 27. Emma Watson
  21. 21. 28. Ethan Hawke
  22. 22. 29. President Barack Obama when he was young
  23. 23. THE END Thank you for taking part