Can You Pass The Ultimate J.K. Rowling Test?

Author J.K. Rowling changed the world of literature forever when she released Harry Potter. Do you think you know your stuff when it comes to this iconic author? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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What does the "J" stand for in J.K. Rowling's pen name?
Joanne
Josephine
Julie
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What did Rowling's mother do for work?
Stay at home mom
Lab technician
Maid
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What author did Rowling name her daughter after?
Emily Dickinson
Jane Austen
Jessica Mitford
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Where did Rowling attend University?
Exeter
Oxford
Cambridge
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What year was Rowling first struck with the idea for the Harry Potter books?
1995
1990
1994
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Rowling moved to Portugal briefly and worked as what?
A waitress
An English teacher
A maid
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How much was Rowling estimated to be worth, in 2012?
$900 million
$1 billion
$500 million
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Before "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was published, Rowling estimates how many people read it?
None
15
7
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Where was Rowling when the idea for the Harry Potter series came to her?
On a plane
On a train
In the shower
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Rowling used what assistance when writing the first Harry Potter book?
Welfare
15 cups of coffee per day
A transcriber
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How did Rowling write the first manuscript for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?"
Typewriter
Longhand
Computer
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How long did it take for Rowling to find a publisher?
3 years
5 years
About a year
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally Rowling right! While you might not know everything there is to know about author J.K. Rowling you definitely have a strong base knowledge on this iconic writer and visionary. We commend you for giving it a go!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally Rowling righteous! From her works to her personal life, you know the ins and outs of J.K. Rowling's life well. While many claim to know this somewhat private author, you actually do! Give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done!

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1
What does the "J" stand for in J.K. Rowling's pen name?
Joanne
Josephine
Julie
2
What did Rowling's mother do for work?
Stay at home mom
Lab technician
Maid
3
What author did Rowling name her daughter after?
Emily Dickinson
Jane Austen
Jessica Mitford
4
Where did Rowling attend University?
Exeter
Oxford
Cambridge
5
What year was Rowling first struck with the idea for the Harry Potter books?
1995
1990
1994
6
Rowling moved to Portugal briefly and worked as what?
A waitress
An English teacher
A maid
7
How much was Rowling estimated to be worth, in 2012?
$900 million
$1 billion
$500 million
8
Before "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was published, Rowling estimates how many people read it?
None
15
7
9
Where was Rowling when the idea for the Harry Potter series came to her?
On a plane
On a train
In the shower
10
Rowling used what assistance when writing the first Harry Potter book?
Welfare
15 cups of coffee per day
A transcriber
11
How did Rowling write the first manuscript for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?"
Typewriter
Longhand
Computer
12
How long did it take for Rowling to find a publisher?
3 years
5 years
About a year