And the winner is …
the results are in for our Book Lovers’ Quiz
Thank you for entering our 2022 Book Lovers’ Quiz. We hope you enjoyed teasing your brain! By taking part in the quiz, you helped to raise £660.
If you are still pondering over some of the questions, you can view the answers below. Click on the arrows to move through the rounds. Rest assured, we were very generous in our interpretation of your answers!
The lucky winner drawn from the correct answers was Shona Cook. She wins a Harris Gin Gift Set. Well done!view Rounds 1 to 4 answers
One of the questions in the Quiz is relevant to the work we do.
Round 2 Question 1 is about the relationship between Khair-un-Nissa and James Achilles Kirkpatrick, the British Resident in Hyderabad in the late 18th century. William Dalrymple’s book ‘The White Mughals’ describes this relationship which took place in The Residency, Hyderabad.
The Residency building is now part of Osmania University, the main university in Hyderabad.
Our partner project in Hyderabad supports girls who used to beg on the streets or work as servants. Transforming their lives, they are now cared for and are learning again. Some of these girls are enrolled at Osmania University, studying subjects such as business or nursing.
From the setting for an Indian love story … to a place offering a future to vulnerable children, we had to tell you about The Residency!view Round 5 answers