Middle Grade Mafioso Quizathon

20 Questions
Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Testing your knowledge of middle grade books, old and new

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these novels is not a Newbery Award winner?
    • A. 

      Crispin: The Cross of Lead

    • B. 

      Ramona Quimby, Age 8

    • C. 

      The Whipping Boy

    • D. 

      Out of the Dust

  • 2. 
    In Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, what does NIMH mean?
  • 3. 
    In HOW TO STEAL A DOG, Georgina's brother's name is Toby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The main character in THE WHOLE STORY OF HALF A GIRL is named 
    • A. 

      Veera Hiranandani

    • B. 

      Natasha Nadhamuni

    • C. 

      Natasha Hiranandani

    • D. 

      Sonia Nadhamuni

  • 5. 
    A LONG WALK TO WATER is set in Somalia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who wrote THE GREY KING?
  • 7. 
    The 4th book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is called   
  • 8. 
    What was the original title of the first Harry Potter novel?
  • 9. 
    To what country does Maia Fielding journey?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Ecuador

  • 10. 
    In THE WIZARD OF EARTHSEA, what is Duny's "true name?"
  • 11. 
    Which book was not written by Jerry Spinelli?
    • A. 

      The Library Card

    • B. 

      Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Jason and Marceline

  • 12. 
    The author of the Chet Gecko mysteries, Bruce Hale, lives in Hawaii.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which is the most heavily challenged children's book for 2013 (according to the ALA Banned Books Week)
    • A. 

      Captain Underpants

    • B. 

      The Popularity Papers

    • C. 

      Ender's Game

    • D. 

      The Higher Power of Lucky

  • 14. 
    In BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, the ingredients of the Littmus Lozenge are root beer, strawberry, and what else?
  • 15. 
    In SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, who is the Able Seaman of the Swallow?
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Titty

    • C. 

      Susan

    • D. 

      John

  • 16. 
    Which novel by Michael Morpurgo was made into a movie released in 2011?
  • 17. 
    Roald Dahl's Autobiography is called ABOUT A BOY.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the title of the first book in the MAGIC SHOP series?
  • 19. 
    In what year did A WRINKLE IN TIME win the Newbery medal?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1963

  • 20. 
    In a novel that moves from London to Mali, what is Danny and Omar's favorite sport?