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Classic Children's Literature

12 Questions about classic stories written for children. 12 Questions.

 
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According to Hans Christian Anderson in “The Little Mermaid”, what is the lifespan of a mermaid?

  • 200 years
  • 300 years
  • 400 years
  • 500 years

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What was Black Beauty’s name when he first arrived at Birtwick Park?

  • Nightmare
  • Darkie
  • Coal
  • Jet

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In Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky”, what did the hero have to shun?

  • The slithy toves
  • The Jubjub bird
  • The frumious Bandersnatch
  • The mome raths

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Which pirate captain went to his death murmuring “Floreat Etona”?

  • Captain J. Flint
  • Captain Horatio Pugwash
  • Captain Peter Blood
  • Captain James Hook

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What was Dorothy’s surname in “The Wizard of Oz”?

  • Gale
  • Hale
  • Dale
  • Sale

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Where was the original home of Mary Norton’s “Borrowers”?

  • Behind the bread crock in the pantry
  • Under the kitchen floor
  • Behind the grandfather clock in the hall
  • In the attic

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Paddington Bear lives with the Brown family. What are the names of the Brown children?

  • Jenny and Jeremy
  • Josie and Jacob
  • Judy and Jonathan
  • Jessie and Jack

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In which children’s book would you find the question: Why is a raven like a writing desk?

  • The Water Babies
  • Tom Brown's Schooldays
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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What is the family surname of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy in “Little Women”?

  • March
  • Laurence
  • Bhaer
  • Hummel

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Where is “Heidi” set?

  • Bavaria
  • Switzerland
  • Norway
  • Denmark

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“Moonfleet” is a tale about what?

  • Smuggling
  • Astronomy
  • Greek mythology
  • Horse racing

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What is the name of Doctor Doolittle’s parrot?

  • Dominica
  • Tokelau
  • Polynesia
  • Tahiti

 

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