From 'Little Women' to 'Harry Potter': A Classic Children's Lit Quiz


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Do you remember all of the professors at Hogwarts or the names of the Berenstain Bear siblings? Test your classic children's literature knowledge with our quiz.

In "Charlotte's Web," what kind of an animal is Templeton?

Templeton is the mean barn rat.


Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved authors of children's books. What is his real name?

Theodor Seuss Geisel had written and illustrated 44 children's books by the time he died in 1991. Note, there's no "e" on the end of his first name.


Which professor in the "Harry Potter" series teaches divination?

Scarved, bespectacled Professor Trelawney seems a bit flaky, yet she correctly predicts Harry will defeat Voldemort.


What is the name of Nancy Drew's boyfriend?

Ned Nickerson, Nancy's beau, plays football for nearby Emerson College and is always ready to help Nancy solve a mystery.


What are the names of the March sisters in Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women"?

Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy were loosely based on Alcott and her sisters.


Which of the following is one of the places where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived as a child?

This one was a little tricky. Wilder lived on the shores of Silver Lake, not Sliver Lake, as well as in Walnut Grove (Minnesota). And, of course, on the banks of Plum Creek.


What are the names of the siblings in "The Berenstain Bears" series?

No other names needed: Brother and Sister were good enough for the Berenstain Bears.


"Alice in Wonderland" was based on a real child who lived in England. What was her name?

Mathematician Charles Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll) first told this fantastical tale to young Alice Liddell and her sisters, daughters of a friend, to entertain them. Alice enjoyed it so much, that she begged Dodgson to write it down.


In the book "Goodnight Moon," a rabbit bids goodnight to various objects in a great, green room, including which one of these items?

Among many items, the bunny says goodnight to a bowl full of mush.


What kind of dessert is Amelia Bedelia famous for?

Amelia Bedelia is an inept housekeeper who often infuriates her bosses, Mr. and Mrs. Rogers, with her errors. But she easily soothes their ruffled feathers by making a delicious lemon meringue pie.


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