Famous People - JK ROWLING

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Famous People - JK ROWLING

What teenager doesn't know about Harry Potter? Most of you have read at least one of the books or have seen one of the movies. I'm sure you also know the name of the author: JK Rowling. Listen to the podcast from Sean Banville's FamousPeopleLessons. Com about JK Rowling, then answer the questions from the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a "pen name"?
    • A. 

      The name of the pen.

    • B. 

      The name of the book.

    • C. 

      The name of the movie.

    • D. 

      The name the writer uses.

  • 2. 
    What is JK Rowling's first name?
    • A. 

      Jay

    • B. 

      Joanne

    • C. 

      Jennifer

    • D. 

      Joyce

  • 3. 
    What is JK Rowling's middle name?
    • A. 

      Kristy

    • B. 

      Kirsten

    • C. 

      Kelly

    • D. 

      She doesn't have one.

  • 4. 
    Before JK Rowling started writing books, what job did she have?
    • A. 

      English teacher

    • B. 

      Waitress

    • C. 

      Newspaper writer

    • D. 

      Taxi driver

  • 5. 
    Where was she when she first had the idea for the Harry Potter story?
    • A. 

      In the shower

    • B. 

      Shopping

    • C. 

      On a train

    • D. 

      At the library

  • 6. 
    "Her rags-to-riches story is a fantasy in itself." What does the expression "rags-to-riches" mean?
    • A. 

      She likes to wear rags for clothes.

    • B. 

      She was once poor then became rich.

    • C. 

      She uses rags to clean the house.

    • D. 

      She is poor but her parents are rich.

  • 7. 
    "She was on government handouts while writing her first novel."This means:
    • A. 

      The government gave her paper to write with.

    • B. 

      The government wanted to shake her hand.

    • C. 

      She had to hold her hands out when she went to the government.

    • D. 

      The government was giving her some money to help pay bills.

  • 8. 
    Why did JK Rowling say she would continue writing books for children?
    • A. 

      Because she likes it.

    • B. 

      Because she can make a lot of money.

    • C. 

      Because she hated teaching English.

    • D. 

      Because doesn't know what else to do.