Special Sub-Topic: Animals In Literature
|What sort of animal was Boxer in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"?|
Horse. Boxer was the voice of reason.
|Where did Rupert Bear Live?|
Nutwood. First appeared in the Daily Express Newspaper (UK).
|The novel "Masquerade" by Kit Williams set off a hunt for a piece of jewellery in the form of which animal?|
Hare. The item was actually buried and clues to the location given in the novel.
|In Beatrix Potter's tale "The Tailor of Gloucester", which animals proved to be the master tailors?|
Mice. The mice completed the poor tailor's work overnight.
|"Wee Sleekit cowrin timrous beastie" is how Robert Burns described which animal?|
Mouse. Robert Burns - poem entitled "To a Mouse".
|Where are you most likely to meet Aslan?|
Narnia. From "The Chronicles of Narnia".
|What sort of cat was T.S. Eliot's Skimbleshanks?|
Railway Cat. T.S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" - turned into the musical "Cats".
|What sort of animal was Chaucer's Chanticleer?|
Cockerel. Chaucer's "The Nun's Priest's Tale".
|A factual book - In which book would you find the list of endangered species of animals?|
Red Data. The Red Data book lists the species of animals which are endangered or about to be extinct.
|Which animals would you expect to find in a reference book written by James Bond?|
Birds. James Bond was the expert on Birds of the West Indies.
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