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|How is Britain spelt in Lyra's world?|
Brytain. Lord Asriel tells the Oxford scholars when Lyra is hiding in the closet. This spells the first difference between our world and Lyra's world.
|What is in the pie that Tony Makarios steals from the market?|
Beefsteak. It happens before he gets kidnapped by Mrs Coulter. Tony steals the pie from the market whilst his Daemon Ratter is checking if the coast is clear.
|When we first meet Lyra what colour is Pantalaimon when he is in his moth form?|
brown. At the start of the book, Lyra is wandering through the college looking for the retiring room. Pantalaimon is brown so he isn't seen in the dark.
|What is the name of the bar where Iorek Byrnison works?|
Einarssons. Lyra finds Iorek's armour and they join forces against the Gobblers. Iorek is a Panserborne (armoured bear) and happens to be very useful during Lyra's quest.
|When Lyra is in the bear prison she meets a strange man. Who is the Oxford professor that stitched him up?|
Trelawney. The man was about to become a high rank with the bears but Trelawney spread lies about him and the man was arrested. Lyra pretends to go along with the man's story to gain more information about the bears.
|How many families give men and money to John Faa for his expedition?|
6. The expedition is to rescue the children from the north. The heads of six families in total give money and men. Lyra and her Daemon end up being allowed because of her ability to read the alethiometer.
|How many spy-flies attack Pantalaimon?|
2. Lyra catches one and later on in the book she uses it as a diversion to escape from the Gobblers. The spy-flies don't stop attacking their prey until they kill them.
|When Lyra escapes from Mrs Coulter's flat, what does she order from the food stall?|
cup of coffee and ham sandwich. A man offers to pay for it but Lyra explains she is waiting for her murdering father. Lyra continues roaming the streets until she is found by the Gyptians.
|What is Serafina Pekkala's daemon?|
goose. It helps Lyra free the lost daemons from their cages. Serafina Pikkala is the witch that Farder Coram saved and they later had a child.
|What colour is Iorek's armour?|
rust red. He made it himself out of sky-iron. It is rusty when he finds it so he gets a seal and lubricates the inside of his armour so it doesn't keep squeaking.
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