Banned Books Week – Quiz One

Put your answers in a comment and a selection of winners will get prizes. It is not first in first served!

  1. Name the book that was banned because the lead character was living in sin with Jane. Who wrote it?
  2. Name the hero of the popular book series by Dav Pilkey, which has been challenged for its “anti-family content”?
  3. This book was the most challenged book of 1999 in the US and lots of you love it! What is it called and who wrote it?
  4. “We’ve got to have rules and obey them. After all, we’re not savages.” The quote is the hint. Name the book and its author.
  5. Hard to believe, but this book featuring red and white stripes, a ski hat, and a main character who’s been known to disappear is on the list. A wardrobe malfunction got it there.
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24 thoughts on “Banned Books Week – Quiz One

  1. 1. Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2. Captain Underpants
    3. Harry Potter by J K Rowling
    4. Lord of the Fies by William Golding
    5. Where’s Waldo-the woman has removed her bikini top

  2. 1.Tarzan was the book and it was written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    2.Captain Underpants
    3.Harry Potter and the philosophers stone/sorcerers stone. This was challenged because it promoted witchcraft which is frowned upon by Christians, it was also said that they set bad examples for the children reading them which parents didn’t like.
    4.Lord of the flies written by William Goulding.
    5.Where’s Wally got banned because of an image of a topless sunbather in one of the images.

  3. 1.Tarzan Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2.Captain Underpants
    3.Harry Potter written by J.K Rowling, it is criticised by American chiristiens as they believe it promotes witchcraft among youg children, therefore making it unsuitable.
    4.Lord of the flies by William Golding
    5.Wheres Wally was banned as it had a cartoon of someone sunbathing without there top on.

  4. 1. Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
    3. Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
    4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
    5. Where’s Wally by Martin Handford because of a topless woman was on one of the pages.

  5. 1. Tarzan of the apes, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    2. Captain Underpants, series written by Dav Pilkey (the series won a Disney Adventures Kids’ Choice Award in 2007).
    3. Harry Potter series, written by J.K. Rowling (the Harry Potter books were the most challenged series between the years 1999 – 2001, because it promoted witchcraft which goes against christianity).
    4. Lord of the Flies, written by Noble prize-winning author William Golding.
    5. Where’s Wally (US title) or Where’s Waldo (Canada title), illustrated by Martin Handford (was banned because of an image showing a topless woman sunbathing).

  6. 1.Tarzan, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    2. Captain Underpants.
    3. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Challenged due to the promotion of anti-Christianity themes i.e Witchcraft.
    4. Lord of the Flies, William Golding.
    5. Wheres Wally, banned after a picture of a topless sunbather was published.

  7. 1. Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2.Captain Underpants by Dav Pikley
    3. Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone by J.K Rowling
    4.Lord of the flies by William Golding
    5, Where’s Wally by Martin Handford, this book was banned because there was a cartoon of a lady topless amoung its pages.

  8. 1. Tarzan of the apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    2. the Captain Underpants series
    3. the whole Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling was banned from certain parts of the U.S.A (mostly the bible belt)because it promotes whichcraft which is against christian veiws.
    4. Lord of the Flies written by William Golding.
    5. Where’s Wally/Where’s Waldo was banned because of an image showing woman sunbathing without a top on.

  9. 1. Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burrows
    2. The Captain Underpants series
    3. In many schools and communities such as St. Joseph’s School in Wakefield, Mass., (U.S.A, mostly in the bible belt) the series of Harry Potter books, by J.K.Rowling, were banned as the themes of witchcraft are against Christian and Catholic views.
    4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    5. Where’s Wally, the eye spy book created by British illustrator Martin Handford, was banned because there was a woman sunbathing in an image topless.

  10. 1.Tarzan of the apes – by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2.Captain Underpants series- by Dav Pikley
    3.Harry Potter books – by J.K Rowling, which is banned as it is believed that it promotes witchcraft.
    4.Lord of the flies by William Golding
    5.Wheres Wally – by British illustrator Martin Handford, as the was an image lady topless.

  11. 1. tarzan of the apes by edgar rice burrows
    2. the captain underpants series
    3. the harry potter series by jk rowling
    4. lord of the flies by william golding
    5. where’s waldo

  12. 1.Tarzan, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    2. Captain Underpants.
    3. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Challenged due to the promotion of anti-Christianity themes i.e Witchcraft.
    4. Lord of the Flies, William Golding.
    5. Wheres Wally, banned after a picture of a topless sunbather was published.

  13. 1. Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2. Captain Underpants.
    3. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling because it promoted witchcraft which goes against christianity
    4. Lord of the Flies, William Golding.
    5.wheres wally because there was a picture of a lady sunbathing topless

  14. 1. Tarzan, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    2. “The Adventures of Captain Underpants”
    3. The harry potter books, written by J.K Rowling. As is promoted witchcraft which Christians oppose to.
    4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
    5.Where’s Wally or known as Where’s Waldo, because there was an image of a lady sunbathing topless.

  15. 1.Tarzan of the apes, written by Edger Rice Burroughs
    2.”The adventure’s of captain underpants” series
    3.Harry Potter and the philosophers stone by J.K Rowling.
    4.Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    5.Where’s Wally, this was banned because there was an image of a lady sunbathing topless.

  16. 1. Tarzan- Edger Rice Burroughs.
    2.Captain Underpants.
    3.Harry Potter Series- By J.K Rowling.
    4. Lord of the Flies- By William Golding.
    5.Where’s Waldo.

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