Harry Potter: Characters, Author & Facts

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Which of the following is NOT a blood member of Harry's family in the Harry Potter series?

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1. From what school did Joanne Rowling earn her degree?

2. Why did Joanne ('Jo') Rowling write the Harry Potter series under the pseudonym J.K. Rowling?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will test your knowledge of the Harry Potter characters and the series author, J.K. Rowling. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the members of Harry's family and how many films have been made based on the books.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The members of Harry's family
  • What school J.K. Rowling graduated from
  • How many films have been produced based on the series
  • The students at Hogwarts
  • The official definition of the word 'muggle'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Harry Potter series
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Harry Potter characters in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Harry Potter books
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about J.K. Rowling

Additional Learning

To learn more about the series, review the corresponding lesson on Harry Potter Characters and Author. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the notable characters in the series
  • Discuss the author of the series
  • Review fun facts about Harry Potter
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