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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the real name of  Dr Seuss?

    • A.

      Theodor Seuss Geisel

    • B.

      Henrietta Seuss Geisel

    • C.

      Theo Seuss

    • D.

      Bill Bryson

    Correct Answer
    A. Theodor Seuss Geisel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theodor Seuss Geisel. This is because Dr Seuss's real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel.

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  • 2. 

    In which area of the library would you find the "Ben 10" series of books?

    • A.

      Adult Fiction

    • B.

      Magazine stands

    • C.

      Reference Area

    • D.

      Childrens Area

    Correct Answer
    D. Childrens Area
    Explanation
    The "Ben 10" series of books would be found in the Children's Area of the library. This area is specifically designated for books and materials intended for children. The "Ben 10" series is likely targeted towards a younger audience, so it makes sense for these books to be located in the Children's Area where children can easily access and enjoy them.

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  • 3. 

    What book is the number one most stolen book from public libraries?

    • A.

      The Bible

    • B.

      Where's Wally?

    • C.

      So your getting a Tattoo

    • D.

      The Guinnes Book of Records

    Correct Answer
    D. The Guinnes Book of Records
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Guinnes Book of Records. This book is often stolen from public libraries because it contains a wide range of interesting and unique records that people are curious about. It is also a popular book that many people want to have access to, which may contribute to its high rate of theft.

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  • 4. 

    Name the book from the first line:  “When Mr Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventyifirst birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.”

    • A.

      A Visitors guide to Taupo

    • B.

      The Hobbit

    • C.

      The Lord of the Rings

    • D.

      Eragon

    Correct Answer
    C. The Lord of the Rings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Lord of the Rings" because the first line mentions Mr Bilbo Baggins, who is a character from "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" series. The mention of his eleventyifirst birthday and the excitement in Hobbiton indicate that this book is set in the same world as "The Hobbit" and continues the story. "Eragon" and "A Visitors guide to Taupo" are unrelated to this context and do not fit the description given in the first line.

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  • 5. 

    In which country is the novel "Sarum" based?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Wales

    Correct Answer
    A. England
    Explanation
    The novel "Sarum" is based in England.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the Christchurch Daily Newspaper?

    • A.

      The Christchurch Times

    • B.

      The Octogon

    • C.

      The Press

    • D.

      The Daily Post

    Correct Answer
    C. The Press
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Press." The Press is the name of the daily newspaper in Christchurch.

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  • 7. 

    Name the author that invented these words, boredom, disgraceful, hostile, money's worth obscene, puke, perplex, on purpose, shooting star, sneak?

    • A.

      Victor Hugo

    • B.

      William Shakespeare

    • C.

      Orson Wells

    • D.

      Tom Clancy

    Correct Answer
    B. William Shakespeare
    Explanation
    Source http://ideasofindian.blogspot.com/2008/05/some-interesting-facts-about-books-and.html

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  • 8. 

    In what profession did Casanova spend the last 12 years of his life?

    • A.

      Stand up Comedian

    • B.

      Barman

    • C.

      Librarian

    • D.

      Bull Fighter

    Correct Answer
    C. Librarian
    Explanation
    Casanova spent the last 12 years of his life as a librarian. This profession is known for its emphasis on knowledge, organization, and quiet environments, which may seem like a stark contrast to Casanova's reputation as a notorious womanizer and adventurer. However, after his many escapades and adventures, Casanova sought a more stable and peaceful life, which led him to the profession of a librarian. This allowed him to immerse himself in books and literature, providing a complete departure from his previous lifestyle.

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  • 9. 

    Name the author of the Footrot Flats cartoon strip?

    • A.

      Wal Footrot

    • B.

      Barry Crump

    • C.

      Murray Ball

    • D.

      Rangi Wiremu Waka Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Murray Ball
    Explanation
    Murray Ball is the correct answer because he is the author of the Footrot Flats cartoon strip. Footrot Flats is a popular New Zealand comic strip that follows the lives of a farmer named Wal Footrot and his dog, Dog. Murray Ball created the strip, which was published from 1976 to 1994, and it became one of New Zealand's most beloved and iconic comic strips.

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  • 10. 

    Name the New Zealand author of "In My Father's Den"?

    • A.

      Tessa Duder

    • B.

      Janet Frame

    • C.

      Witi Ihimaera

    • D.

      Maurice Gee

    Correct Answer
    D. Maurice Gee
    Explanation
    Maurice Gee is the correct answer because he is a New Zealand author known for writing "In My Father's Den." The novel was published in 1972 and is considered one of Gee's most acclaimed works. It tells the story of a journalist who returns to his hometown and uncovers dark secrets from his past. Gee's writing style and themes often explore the complexities of human relationships and the impact of the past on the present.

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