J. K. Rowling

How well do you know Harry Potter's creator?

Quiz

How well do you know Harry Potter's creator?

1. The "J. K." in Rowling's name stands for:

  • Jessica Kate.
  • Joan Katherine.
  • Joanne Kathleen.
  • Jane Kaysey.

2. How do you pronounce "Rowling"?

  • Rhymes with "growling".
  • Rhymes with "bowling".
  • Rhymes with "crawling.
  • Sounds like "ruling".

3. What is the significance of "Chipping Sodbury" in Rowling's life?

  • It is the game that inspired Quidditch.
  • It is her favorite kind of British meal.
  • It is the train station nearest her house.
  • It is the name of the place where she was born.

4. Before becoming a full-time writer, Rowling worked as a:

  • Teacher.
  • Baker.
  • Weather forecaster.
  • Bookstore clerk.

5. Rowling's oldest daughter is named:

  • Jessica.
  • Hermione.
  • This is a trick question—she doesn't have a daughter.
  • Susan.

6. Rowling lives in:

  • Cambridge, England.
  • Dublin, Ireland.
  • Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Los Angeles, California.

7. Where does Rowling most like to write?

  • Cafés.
  • Hotels.
  • Her kitchen.
  • Anywhere outdoors.

8. Rowling has a pet:

  • Rabbit.
  • Cat.
  • Dog.
  • Owl.

9. As a child, Rowling:

  • Loved books like Hermione.
  • Wore glasses like Harry.
  • Wished she could fly.
  • All of the above.

10. What does Rowling say is the only thing she won't eat?

  • Eggs.
  • Beans.
  • Tripe.
  • Mayonnaise.

Your Results:

1. The "J. K." in Rowling's name stands for:
Joanne Kathleen.

2. How do you pronounce "Rowling"?
Rhymes with "bowling".

3. What is the significance of "Chipping Sodbury" in Rowling's life?
It is the name of the place where she was born.

4. Before becoming a full-time writer, Rowling worked as a:
Teacher.

5. Rowling's oldest daughter is named:
Jessica.

6. Rowling lives in:
Edinburgh, Scotland.

7. Where does Rowling most like to write?
Cafés.

8. Rowling has a pet:
Rabbit.

9. As a child, Rowling:
All of the above.

10. What does Rowling say is the only thing she won't eat?
Tripe.

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