Special Sub-Topic: Ya Ya, Is Many Rabbits!
|What was the name of the poet at Cowslip's warren?|
Silverweed. Silverweed is a prized rabbit of this warren even though he is only a few months old.
|Which rabbit from the Owsla do we meet first?|
Toadflax. Fiver finds some Cowslip but Toadflax says "Cowslips are for Owsla and we'll eat it."
|Bigwig attacked the tabby cat. True or False?|
False. It was not Hazel's tabby Bigwig attacked, but the ginger, black and white cat. The cat was sent running with its tail between its legs and was lucky not to have been more severely hurt.
|Who said this line "I've got a funny feeling in my toe!"?|
Bigwig. Just before Bigwig runs into the snare he makes fun of Fiver and his feelings.
|We see Fiver's kittens in the novel. True or False?|
True. Towards the end we see Vilthuril telling her kittens a story at the hollow. One little youngster forsees a man coming on horse back and asks if they should run.
|Which three things did the Black Rabbit of Inle take from El-ahrairah?|
whiskers, tail, ears. Not long after El-ahrairah had lost these things he tried to infect himself with the white blindness. However, he was unable to carry it because he had no ears and the white blindness is carried by fleas in the ears.
|Who was the first rabbit in the novel to see Kehaar?|
Bigwig. Bigwig and Silver had been down near the hollow when Bigwig saw Kehaar's head and didn't know what to make of it.
|What did Yona tell Hufsa was the reason Hedgehogs sing?|
to make the slugs come. El-ahrairah set Yona up to try to sing and deceive Hufsa, to make him look like a fool in trial. His plan worked!
|What happened to Captain Mallow?|
a fox got him. Bigwig was tense about going into Efrafa, so, when he saw the fox, without really considering he ran in front of it to lead it off. By accident he bumped into Captain Mallow leading a patrol, and the fox that was chasing Bigwig got him! Oops!
|How did General Woundwort's father die?|
shot by a farmer. Woundwort's father didn't think much of living near humans and one morning the farmer hid with a gun and shot him when he came to raid the vegetable garden.
|In the novel, how many 'black stones' did Kehaar get out of Hazel's leg?|
two. Kehaar was more knowledgable about people than the rabbits. He observed that most of the shot-gun pellets had gone through but he pecked out two caught in the muscle.
|When Hazel first went to Nuthanger farm, who did he take with him?|
Hlao roo. Hlao roo-Pipkin went with Hazel to the farm. Hazel had needed someone who would just trust him and not ask questions. Pipkin was perfect for this.
|How many kittens were in Clover's first litter at the down?|
six. Clover was the first rabbit to give birth at Watership Down! Speedwell came out and announced that there were three bucks and three does.
|What type of fish was Kehaar eating when Hazel came to talk to him at one point?|
kipper. Kehaar had found the kipper in the garbage at the farm. Hazel thought this was disgusting and Bigwig said any rabbits deserving punishment could be put near Kehaar.
|When Woundwort led his party of Efrafans to Watership Down, what attacked them on the way?|
two stoats. Immediately, Woundwort attacked the older and sent it running with nothing but wounds, followed by the smaller stoat.
|In the novel, just before the rabbits crossed the steam near the beginning, one of them spotted a dog loose in the woods. Who was this?|
Bigwig. When Fiver was having his vision Hazel remembered back to Bigwig telling him about the dog and that gave the idea to set the farm dog loose.
|What was the name of the rabbit that the rabbits from Cowslip's warren killed?|
Pimpernel. Pimpernel escaped with Bluebell and later they found Holly. But when Cowslip's bunch had attacked, Pimpernel was already unwell and didn't get up in time.
|Which silly young doe pressed her luck with the captains until she got arrested?|
Nelthilta. Even before Bigwig came, she was rude and tried to annoy the captains as much as possible. But we never heard what happened to her after the council questioned her.
|Hazel's mouse never actually saw the Efrafan rabbits; one of his relatives did. How was the mouse who saw them related to Hazel's mouse?|
brother. When Hazel's mouse told Hazel about what his brother had seen he said he thought they were friends. When Hazel seemed suprized and anxious about the news, the mouse tried to alter his story.
|What breed of dog chased the rabbits onto the down and fought Woundwort? |
Labrador. We are told it's a Labrador when the doctor finds it and realises its been fighting with something.
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