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Competition - Take the Usborne mini quiz

28th April 2014

Take the Usborne mini quiz

To celebrate the launch of May's new title, The Usborne Pocket Quiz Book £5.99, we are running a mini quiz competition for lovers of facts. Why not encourage your child to take the quiz below, learn about the world around them while doing so, and stand a chance of winning a collection of Usborne books, worth nearly £40.

The prize:

The winner will receive: The Usborne Pocket Quiz Book, Animal Quiz Cards, Travel Quiz Cards, Astronomy and Space Fact cards and The Usborne Children’s Encylopedia.

How to enter:

To enter, simply email your answers including your name, address and telephone number.


1.What is the record age for a giant tortoise?

a)55 years old 

b)155 years old

c)255 years old

2.How long does it take for the earth to go around the Sun?

a)1 day

b)1 month

c)1 year

3.What was on the island of Alcatraz?

a)maximum security prison   

b)mental hospital 


4.Which of these is NOT a real element?





Competition T&C’s

•The competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.

•This competition is not open to Usborne Publishing, Usborne Books at Home staff or Independent Usborne Organisers or their families.

•This competition is only open to UK and EU residents.

•You are only allowed to enter once. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.

•The winning entry with the correct answers, will receive a prize of the following titles: The Usborne Pocket Quiz Book, Animal Quiz Cards, Travel Quiz Cards, Astronomy and Space Fact cards, The Usborne Internet-Linked Children’s Encyclopedia and Usborne Beginners Astronomy.

• The prize cannot be exchanged for cash and the company's decision will be final.

•The competition ends on the 30 May at 5pm. Any entries received after this time will not be counted.

•The winner will be announced via the Usborne Books at Home Facebook page by Friday 06 June 2014.