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Famous Authors: J.K. Rowling

The author of the famous "Harry Potter" septology, J.K. Rowling is a real life rags-to-riches story. How much do you know about her?


Quiz ID:#29101
Fun:*** (2.52)
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Category:Literature > Authors
Created By:ginnysaurus


#1   J.K. Rowling was born in which of the following places?

#2   Rowling often goes by the nickname 'Jo'.

#3   Which of the following does the 'K' in J.K. Rowling stand for?

#4   Rowling has a younger brother with whom she is very close.

#5   In December of 2008, Rowling published a book of wizard's children's tales. The book was called "The Tales of Beedle the Bard". To which charity did all proceeds from the book go?

#6   Where was Rowling when she came up with the idea for her book series?

#7   The character "Harry Potter" is based on one of Rowling's childhood friends. Note: Think about this one carefully!

#8   Rowling's mother was diagnosed with an incurable disease when she (Rowling) was just fifteen. Which of the following diseases was it?

#9   Rowling recalls writing down her first story as a young child. What was it about?

#10   Which "Harry Potter" character has Rowling admitted to being loosely based on herself?

#11   In what year was Rowling named a runner-up for Time Magazine's Person of the Year?




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