Percy Jackson Quiz

We've just finished reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief - a fantastic book - most children in class India would highly recommend it! Anyway, I thought it would be good fun to put a few quiz questions about the book on our blog - 1 Table Point for every correct answer (must be spelt correctly - only 1 answer person person), and then 1 Table Point for any extra questions that you contribute...

1. Percy's story begins on a school field trip from Yancy Academy. One teacher on the trip was Mr Brunner; Percy vaporized the other. What was her name?

2. After school was out, Percy returned home to his mother's famous blue food, and her smelly, money-loving husband. Percy left home almost immediately with his mother on holiday to Montauk Beach. Here they were interrupted by Grover, a hurricane and what monster?

3. Percy's spectacular entrance to Camp Half-Blood is to drool in his unconscious sleep. His first awake day at camp is an eventful one though; he sees the camp climbing wall, which rains down lava, the camp archery range, hitting his instructor in the tail, the fighting arena, and he blasts the camp bully out of the bathroom using toilet water. Oh, and he meets the Greek god of wine. Who is he?

4. Soon, Percy found himself playing capture the flag Camp Half-Blood style: no killing. During the game, Percy was again attacked by the camp bully Clarisse. During the fight, he used water for strength and defeated all four attackers. He was also claimed by his father, the sea god. What is his father's name?

5. After destroying a bus, courtesy of Zeus and Hades, Percy, Grover and Annabeth set off west on a train. They stop in St. Louis where Percy helps damage which U.S. national monument?

6. Percy and company pull into a diner in Denver hungry, but broke. Lucky for them a god comes in and offers to pay for dinner in exchange for retrieving the war god's shield from a local water park's "Tunnel of Love" ride. Which god is this?

7. Percy, Annabeth and Grover travel to Las Vegas in the back of an animal smuggling truck with a lion, zebra and an antelope. Upon arriving in Las Vegas, the group sets the animals free and runs from the truck. What magical location do they run to?

8. Upon getting to Los Angeles, the crew promptly gets lost. They have an address for the Underworld entrance, but no one seems to know where it is. They find their way to a monster, something they seem to have a talent for, and after defeating him find a map to the Underworld. The Underworld is at _____ Recording Studios.

9. Which powerful, dark, magical item did Hades claim Percy had stolen from him?

10. Waiting on the beach was the god who really wanted a war. He had given Percy the Master Bolt and held in his hands the Helm of Darkness. Which god had the Helm of Darkness?

Comments that people have made about this blog post

Comment 1 Comment by Esther B on 20 Apr 12 at 6:16pm | Quote this comment
Question 1 I think is Mrs Dods :o
Comment 2 Comment by Esther B on 20 Apr 12 at 6:17pm | Quote this comment
Can My Table Answer some of these questions please :lol:
Comment 3 Comment by Hannah D on 20 Apr 12 at 6:21pm | Quote this comment
Is question 9. Zeus's bolt
Comment 4 Comment by Mr Herring on 20 Apr 12 at 8:30pm | Quote this comment
Esther - in order to get the first Table Point up for next week you need to correct the spelling for that character! You should be able to find this with a Google search...

Hannah - unfortunately this magical item doesn't belong to Hades.
Comment 5 Comment by Lucy T on 21 Apr 12 at 8:36am | Quote this comment
Is no. 4. Poseidon?
Comment 6 Comment by Esther B on 21 Apr 12 at 11:06am | Quote this comment
Ok is Qustion Number one: Mrs Dodds? :o
Comment 7 Comment by Mr Herring on 23 Apr 12 at 6:54am | Quote this comment
Lucy and Esther - your answers are correct! Well done! I'll put the Table Points up straight away...

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