J.K. Rowling Trivia

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  • 1. 

    J.K. Rowling was born where?

    • A.

      Magpie House, Gloucestershire

    • B.

      Beverly Villa, Hertfordshire

    • C.

      Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire

    • D.

      Ivy Mansion, Hertfordshire

    Correct Answer
    C. Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire
    Explanation
    J.K. Rowling was born in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire.

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  • 2. 

    Which character from her "Harry Potter" books did J.K. Rowling say is closest to her?

    • A.

      Lily Potter

    • B.

      Hermione Granger

    • C.

      Albus Dumbledore

    • D.

      Harry Potter

    Correct Answer
    B. Hermione Granger
    Explanation
    J.K. Rowling said that Hermione Granger is the character from her "Harry Potter" books that is closest to her. This suggests that Rowling sees herself in Hermione's character traits, values, or experiences. Hermione is known for her intelligence, bravery, and determination, which may align with qualities that Rowling identifies with or admires in herself.

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  • 3. 

    Where did J.K. Rowling start writing her first novel, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"?

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Britain

    • D.

      Portugal

    Correct Answer
    D. Portugal
  • 4. 

    J.K. Rowling has a degree in which subject?

    • A.

      She Has No Degree

    • B.

      Arts And Literature

    • C.

      French And Classics

    • D.

      Literature

    Correct Answer
    C. French And Classics
    Explanation
    J.K. Rowling does not have a degree in any subject.

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  • 5. 

    Which council gave Rowling a grant to begin writing "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets"?

    • A.

      English Literary Council

    • B.

      Scottish Arts Council

    • C.

      Bloomsbury Council

    • D.

      Spanish Art Council

    Correct Answer
    B. Scottish Arts Council
    Explanation
    The Scottish Arts Council gave Rowling a grant to begin writing "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets". This suggests that the Scottish Arts Council recognized the potential and value of Rowling's work and provided her with financial support to continue her writing.

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  • 6. 

    The plot of which book of the HP series had a massive flaw and took J.K. Rowling 3 months to fix?

    • A.

      Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

    • B.

      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

    • C.

      Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

    • D.

      Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince

    Correct Answer
    C. Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
  • 7. 

    According to J.K. Rowling, which novel has, "the best ever twist in literature"?

    • A.

      Agatha Christie's "Cards On The Table"

    • B.

      Jane Austen's "Emma"

    • C.

      Agatha Christie's "Jane Marple"

    • D.

      Agatha Christie's "Hercule Poirot"

    Correct Answer
    B. Jane Austen's "Emma"
    Explanation
    According to J.K. Rowling, the novel with "the best ever twist in literature" is Jane Austen's "Emma".

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