J.K. Rowling's Biography: Lesson for Kids


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Where was J.K. Rowling born?

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1. What was J.K. Rowling's father's job?

2. Where did J.K. Rowling go to college?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You, like tons of other people, have probably read the Harry Potter books, or at least seen the movies. But how much do you know about the woman who wrote them, author J.K. Rowling? This quiz and worksheet contain helpful questions that will test what you know about Rowling's life and books.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see what you know about:

  • Where Rowling is from
  • J.K. Rowling's parents
  • Where this author went to college
  • Rowling's first book
  • The definition of a pen name

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use these quiz and worksheet questions to see how much you know about the life of J.K. Rowling
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand important moments from J.K. Rowling's life
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Rowling's writings to identify the first book she wrote

Additional Learning

Learn more about this author's life and works by reading the lesson called J.K. Rowling's Biography: Lesson for Kids. You can read this lesson to learn about:

  • Rowling's early life
  • The start of her writing career
  • Harry Potter
  • Rowling's pen name