Back to school: Take the famous schools in literature quiz!

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Writers tend to be a well-educated bunch, so it's no surprise that schools turn up often in literature. Whether it's public school, an exclusive boarding school, or the school of hard knocks, characters are constantly being educated about the world around them. I hope you took notes in class, because you're about to take the Monitor's schools in literature quiz! No peeking at your classmate's answers.

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1. In the 'Harry Potter' series, which of these was NOT the name of one of Hogwart's founders?

Petunia Dursley is actually Harry's aunt, his mother's sister, a Muggle and not a very nice person.

Petunia Dursley is actually Harry's aunt, his mother's sister, a Muggle and not a very nice person.

Petunia Dursley is actually Harry's aunt, his mother's sister, a Muggle and not a very nice person.

Ravenclaw's first name is Rowena. She valued intelligence and wit in prospective students.

Godric Gryffindor

 

Helga Hufflepuff

 

Petunia Dursley

 

Salazar Slytherin

 
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