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Life and Times of J.K. Rowling

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Life and Times of JK Rowling game quiz
"This brief quiz is about the life of the author of the 'Harry Potter' series, J.K. Rowling. Good luck!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What does the J.K. stand for in her pen name?
    Joanne Kathleen
    Joanna Katrina
    Jennifer Kate
    Julie Karen


2. What are her parents' names?
    Peter and Anne
    Philip and Adrienne
    Paul and Annette
    Parker and Antoinette


3. Where was she when she thought up the idea of the fictional character, Harry Potter?
    On a train
    In her car
    In her kitchen
    On a plane


4. When is her birthdate?
    July 31, 1965
    January 31, 1965
    May 31, 1965
    October 31, 1965


5. Which of the following statements is not true about her?
    She was a French teacher
    She writes her books in longhand
    She was an English teacher
    She writes her books in shorthand


6. On what date did she marry Jorge Arantes?
    March 16
    October 16
    December 16
    February 16


7. Who does she now consider her favorite author to be?
    Jane Austen
    Louisa May Alcott
    Stephen King
    Agatha Christie


8. Which of these awards did her first book, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" win?
    Guardian Fiction Award
    None of these
    Carnegie Medal
    Gold Medal for ages 9-11


9. How much money did Arthur Levine pay for the American rights to the book, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"?
    $150,000
    $105,000
    $125,000
    $115,000


10. How many siblings does she have?
    1 - a brother
    1 - a sister
    2 - a sister and a brother
    2 - brothers


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