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How Much Do You Know About Libraries Quiz?

Are you a know-all when it comes to libraries? Take this trivia quiz and test your knowledge?

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  February 27th 2022

How blam are libraries? They’re there for everyone and free to use! What’s not to like? Your favourite story could be waiting for you somewhere on one of its many shelves! But how much do you know about these magical buildings? Take this quiz and find out!

Once you’ve taken this quiz, why not check out our hilarious library jokes page, a Roald Dahl quiz, or one of our many Harry Potter quizzes?

1/10 Harry Potter in a library

In Hogwarts, which part of the library contained books about Horcruxes?

2/10 Ghosbusters and a ghost in a public library
Ghostbusters | Ivan Reitman | Columbia Pictures

Which famous library was featured in the original Ghostbuster film?

3/10 A scene from Avatar The Last Airbender
Avatar The Last Airbender | Nickelodeon Animation Studio | Nickelodeon CBS

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, this big owl – named Wan Shi Tong – looks after a library. What do they call it?

4/10 A library-themed cover of the Beano

Which book is Dennis reading on the cover of this library-themed Beano?

5/10 A man singing in a quiet library

The Tikkurila Library in Vantaa, Finland, has a karaoke room. True or false?

6/10 Matilda by Roald Dahl
Matilda by Roald Dahl | Illustration by Quentin Blake

What’s the name of the librarian in Roald Dahl’s book, Matilda?

7/10 An American President in a library

Which American President founded the first lending library?

8/10 Doctor Who actor Matt Smith reading a Beano
Doctor Who: The Rings Of Akhaten | BBC

Which Doctor Who said, “You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world!”

9/10 The Library of Congress in the USA

The Library of Congress is home to over 100 million items. Where in America is it?

10/10 A marble lion outside the New York Public library

There are two marble lions which greet people as they enter The New York Public Library. What are they called?

Result: Oh no

Oh no! What happened? We can only imagine what you were too busy thinking about the next visit to your awesome local library to concentrate fully on this quiz. And do you know what? That’s absolutely fine! You can always have another go when you get back.

Result: Good try

Good try! We’re sure that you would have got a perfect score if quiz was about YOUR awesome local library, but that wouldn’t be fair on everyone else. Still, you got decent score and we think you could do even better next time!

Result: Great

A great effort! You seem to know about libraries, from the one in your community to ones on the big screen and beyond! What book do you think you’ll borrow next? Have fun during your next visit!

Result: Wow

Wow! You must spend all your time at your local library with a score like this! We don’t need to tell you how brilliant libraries are!