Welcome to the quiz about the novel The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay. This book tells the story of a young boy named Peekay who grows up in South Africa during the 1930s and 1940s.
Through his experiences, Peekay learns about the power of determination, resilience, and the importance of standing up for what is right. This quiz will test your knowledge of the characters, plot, and themes of this powerful and inspiring novel. Good luck!
What is the name of the protagonist in The Power of One?
In which country is The Power of One set?
What is the nickname given to Peekay by his classmates?
Who is Peekay's mentor and boxing coach?
What is the name of the prison where Peekay's friend Geel Piet is held?
Pretoria Central Prison
What is the name of the Afrikaans boy who bullies Peekay at school?
What is the name of the German musician who befriends Peekay?
Ludwig van Beethoven
Johann Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
What is the name of the black South African boxer who becomes Peekay's rival?
What is the name of the prison warden who befriends Peekay and helps him visit Geel Piet?
Lieutenant Du Toit
What is the name of the boarding school where Peekay is sent after his mother's death?
Prince of Wales School
St. John's College
Barberton High School
What is the name of the woman who becomes Peekay's love interest?
What is the name of the tribe that Inkosi-Inkosikazi belongs to?
What is the name of the prison escapee who helps Peekay and Geel Piet escape?
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