World Book Day Quiz

Thank you to those who entered the quiz, we’ve made a donation to the National Literacy Trust, even though we didn’t quite make 500 entries. You, too, can donate here.

World Book Day is an incredible charity that promotes reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own.

Green Books and UIT Cambridge have come together to offer a book bundle and a donation to the National Literary Trust. Take our quiz in honour of World Book Day and check out our social media posts, linked below, for a chance to win a book bundle. If we have 500 entrants who take our quiz by 4pm today (March 4th) we will donate £500 to the National Literary Trust.

1. How many disadvantaged children in the UK say they don’t have a book of their own?*
1 in 11
Correct.
3 in 11
Not quite. 1 in 11 disadvantaged children in the UK say they don’t have a book of their own.
5 in 11
Not quite. 1 in 11 disadvantaged children in the UK say they don’t have a book of their own.
2. How many adults in England can be described as having ‘very poor literacy skills’?*
16.4%
Correct. 16.4%, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having ‘very poor literacy skills’.
5.5%
Unfortunately, 16.4% is the correct answer.
19.3%
Not quite. 16.4% is the correct answer.
3. In 1995 Dolly Parton launched her Imagination Library, which gifts books to children from birth to age five. As of March 2021, how many kids are registered to receive a free book each month?
1,782,875
Correct! That’s how many kids receive a free book each month.
523,927
Not even close. 1,782,875 kids receive a free book each month!
1,304,843
Even more! 1,782,875 kids receive a free book each month.

*Source: Literacy Trust

You can check out Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library here.

GIVEAWAY *closed*

For the chance to win this book bundle head to our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram channel and follow the instructions on the book bundle post.

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