Category Archives: Trivia

October 21, 2014

Halloween Poll

Posted by at 1:50 am in Trivia, Writing Prompt | Permalink

Happy HalloweenHalloween Poll

Moderator Katie on the Reading Buzz Message Board posted a poll-type quiz with questions contributed by Go-green-or-else, DreamtimeDetermined14, BreezeBrain39, WinterWonder9300, and DarkRising6.

MU HA HA HA! Let the fun begin!

  1. What’s your favorite thing about Halloween?
  • What’s your favorite type of candy?
  • What are you being for Halloween this year?
  • What’s your favorite Halloween costume you’ve ever had?
  • What do you usually do for Halloween (trick-or-treat, party, stay home)?
  • What’s the most IDEAL Halloween costume?
  • Do you have any Halloween traditions?
  • On a scale of 1-10, how much do you like Halloween?
  • Do you know the history of Halloween? Do you care?
  • There are lots more questions to answer in the Halloween Quiz post. Go check them out and tell Moderator Katie I said, “Hi!” Happy Halloween!!

    image from kids.scholastic.com — Sonja, STACKS Staffer

    October 7, 2014

    Goosebumps Guess the Books Answers

    Posted by at 2:03 pm in Goosebumps, Trivia | Permalink

    Guess the bookGoosebumps Guess the Books: Answers Revealed!

    Your challenge today was to name the book titles just by looking at these little pieces of the book covers. Did you guess them all?

    Here are the answers:

    1. Goosebumps: One Day at HorrorLand
    2. Goosebumps Most wanted: Son of Slappy
    3. Goosebumps: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp
    4. Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy
    5. Goosebumps: The Haunted Mask

    How did you do? Have you read all these books? Then you should totally join us for the rest of the Halloween Book Challenge going on all month long!

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

    September 30, 2014

    Back-to-School Word Scramble Answers

    Posted by at 1:26 pm in Trivia | Permalink

    Back to SchoolBack-to-School Word Scramble Answers

    How did you do on your first STACKS test of the new school year? No matter whether you could unscramble them all, or the letters just looked like a bunch of unreadable jibberish, you’re all superstars to me!

    Here are the answers:

    1. Kcerlo = Locker
    2. Ebntooko = Notebook
    3. Cbapckak = Backpack
    4. Omhkorwe = Homework
    5. Ecnilps = Pencils
    6. Enw eaerstch = New teachers
    7. Lohocs = School
    8. Isghlen = English

    Thanks, CatGymnastics for an awesome quiz! Would you like to see YOUR quiz in the Ink Splot 26 blog? You can add your ideas here!

    Sonja, STACKS Staffer

    September 30, 2014

    Back-to-School Word Scramble

    Posted by at 1:56 am in Trivia | Permalink

    Back to SchoolBack-to-School Word Scramble

    By now, you are certainly all settled into the new school year. You’re in the routine of waking up early, getting to school on time, and doing homework every night. Maybe you have even had your first test. So, you are totally ready to ace this back-to-school word scramble created by CatGymnastics173!

    Can you unscramble these school-related words? Continue reading

    August 5, 2014

    Adventure Guess the Books Answers

    Posted by at 11:44 pm in Reads, Trivia | Permalink

    Guess the bookAdventure Guess the Books: Answers Revealed!

    Your challenge yesterday was to name the book titles just by looking at these little pieces of the book covers. Did you guess them all?

    Here are the answers:

    1. The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan
    2. The 39 Clues: Unstoppable: Nowhere to Run by Jude Watson
    3. Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
    4. I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis
    5. Infestation by Timothy J. Bradley

    How did you do? Have you read all these books? Then you should totally join us for the rest of the Adventure Books Bash going on all month long!

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer

    July 30, 2014

    Harry Potter Acrostic and Word Scramble

    Posted by at 1:00 pm in Harry Potter, Reads, Trivia | Permalink

    Harry Potter illustration by Mary GrandPre2 word puzzles for Harry Potter fans

    Harry Potter Week continues, leading up to the big day: July 31. It is the birthday of the Boy Who Lived . . . and also (not coincidentally) the day of the STACKS live readathon. Are you coming? It will be a great chance to chat with other book-lovers and celebrate Harry’s birthday together. You might not know this, but there are a LOT of Harry Potter fans on the STACKS! For example . . .

    CatGymnastics173 created this acrostic puzzle. You have to figure out what the letters stand for and complete the sentence. Your only clue is that they are all from the 4th Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

    CatGymnastics STACKS Profile

    1. D P F is the P to the P B.
    2. B C disguises himself as A (M E) M.
    3. H fights a H H.
    4. There are F T C.
    5. V comes back to P.

     

     

     

    Your next puzzle is a Harry Potter Word Scramble brought to you by HappyUnicorn108.

    HappyUnicorn STACKS Profile

    1. ryarH
    2. gaiMc
    3. Hlfefupff
    4. owHatgr
    5. w.O.l.s
    6. bGoelt
    7. nGiyn
    8. uiQihdtc
    9. K.J. wolRnig

    Leave your guesses in the Comments and if you liked these puzzles, go friend CatGymnastics173 and HappyUnicorn108!

    AND, please come to the live readathon! It won’t be the same without you!

    July 10, 2014

    Fantasy Guess the Book Answers

    Posted by at 1:29 am in Reads, Trivia | Permalink

    Guess the bookFantasy Guess the Books: Answers Revealed!

    Your challenge yesterday was to name the book titles just by looking at these little pieces of the book covers. Did you guess them all?

    Fantasy Guess the Book

    Here are the answers:

    1. Ever After High: The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale
    2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
    3. The Kane Chronicles: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
    4. Heroes of Olympus: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (coming out October 7, 2014!)
    5. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

    image from kids.scholastic.com— Sonja, STACKS Staffer