How Well Do You Know the Weasleys?

Kennita Leon

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About This Quiz

We met the Weasleys after Harry befriended Ron and since then (most) of them could do no wrong. There's the quirky patriarch Arthur, whose love for Muggles has caused him and the rest of his family to be labeled blood traitors, the fierce Molly Weasley, whose love for her children, Harry and Hermione included, is as legendary as tale of the Boy Who Lived. There's the first-born son Bill who set the high standard as to what should be expected of the Weasley children, Charlie who followed in his footsteps and Percy, the most ambitious of all the Weasley kids. We had Fred and George, the twins whose legacy will not soon be forgotten through the halls of the castle, Ron Weasley, prefect and keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch team and Ginny, the only girl in the Weasley family in generations. 

Together, these lovable pure-bloods opened their arms to Harry and supported him during his journey to defeat the Dark Lord. But how much do you really know about them? Could you pass this Weasley quiz, if you tried? 

How many children did Molly and Arthur have?

Together and in order, Arthur and Molly Weasley had Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred and George, Ron and Ginny.

What was the name of their home?

The Burrow was the name of the dwelling that belonged to the Weasleys. Its formal address is Ottery St. Catchpole, Devon.

Which Weasley was not sorted into Gryffindor?

While it is common for most family members to be sorted into the same house, all nine Weasley members were placed in Gryffindor, for their bravey.

Which department at the Ministry of Magic did Arthur Weasley work in when he was first introduced?

After Arthur Weasley's graduation from Hogwarts, he started working at the Ministry of Magic, with a position in the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts. Later on, he was promoted by then Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, to the Office for the Detection and Confiscation of Counterfeit Defensive Spells and Protective Objects.

What is Ginny's actual first name?

Ginny's full name, which we rarely see in the Harry Potter novels, is Ginevra. Rumor has it that her name stems from Guinevere- the name of King Arthur's wife.

Which two Weasleys accompanied Ron to rescue Harry in Arthur Weasley's flying car?

Before Harry's second year at Hogwarts, Ron, accompanied by Fred and George, drove Mr. Weasley's flying Ford Anglia to rescue Harry, whom Ron had not heard from for the entire summer.

In which of the following countries did a Weasley not work/have a job?

Charlie worked in Romania, Bill in Egypt and Percy, Ron, Arthur, Ginny and the twins in Great Britain. No one has ever been to, far less worked in, the United States.

Which country did the Weasleys visit during their vacation, the summer before Ron's third year?

With the money Arthur Weasley won in a Daily Prophet draw, he took the family on a vacation to Egypt where they visited Bill, who worked there as a Curse Breaker at Gringotts.

Which of the sacred twenty-eight are Arthur and Molly related to?

Molly Weasley, who was a Prewett before her marriage to Arthur, is related to the Black family through the marriage of her brother, Ignatius to Lucretia Black. Arthur's mother, Cedrella, was a Black and the aunt of Sirius and Regulus Black.

Which of these animals was Ron's Patronus?

When it was time for Ron and Hermione to cast their corporeal Patronuses, we found out that his was a dog- a Jack Russell terrier, to be exact.

What does Molly Weasley's clock do?

Molly Weasley has a magic clock that tells her the whereabouts of her immediate family, which includes her children and husband. The locations include school, home. hospital, prison and mortal peril.

Which magical creature does Charlie study in Romania?

Charlie has always been obsessed with dragons. He started sneaking into the Forbidden Forest to try to find one, sold items to try to buy an egg and was extremely excited when a rumor that there may be a dragon in Hogwarts was being spread. It would only make sense that he studied them when he left.

Where did Bill Weasley work?

Following his graduation from Hogwarts, Bill became a Curse Breaker at the Gringotts Bank in Egypt. His job was to remove/break curses placed on magical objects.

Which of these guys did Ginny Weasley not date?

Ginny dated Michael Corner near the end of her third year at Hogwarts. She and Dean began dating during her fourth year, after she dumped Michael and she dated and eventually married Harry Potter.

Who was Bill's best man?

Charlie came home for the summer of Bill's wedding to be his best man. The day before the ceremony, he informed Hagrid that Norbert was doing well, but was, in fact, a female.

Which of these was not a Weasley pet?

Trevor was the name of Neville's Toad. Scabbers was the Weasley rat for 12 years, Errol was a pretty old owl and Pig was Ron's replacement pet for Scabbers.

What object did Ron get from Dumbledore's will?

Also called a Put-Outer, a deluminator is a device used famously by Albus Dumbledore to remove and restore various light sources. It was passed down to Ron when he died.

Which position did the twins play on the Gryffindor Quidditch team?

Fred and George, who were both sorted into Gryffindor, became Beaters during their second year at Hogwarts. Referred to as "Human Bludgers," the two rode Cleansweep Five broomsticks during their matches.

Which Weasley son's girlfriend was petrified by the basilisk?

Percy dated Penelope Clearwater, a muggle-born Ravenclaw student, during his sixth year at Hogwarts. She was also a prefect.

Which of these is not a Weasley product?

The Weasley twins created many things, but the chocolate frog was not one of them. They preferred things like boxing telescopes, skiving snackboxes and decoy detonators.

Which statement is not true about Charlie Weasley?

After Voldemort's defeat, Charlie went back to Romania to study dragons. He never got married, nor did he have children.

Which day were Fred and George born?

How fitting is it that the most epic pranksters in Hogwarts' history were born on April Fools? Well they were and we love that.

What creature lives in the attic of the Weasley home?

There's a ghoul that lives in the attic of the Burrow. He spends his time making noise and thrashing about and refusing to leave the premises.

For what reason did Percy blame the Weasleys' poor financial status?

When Percy was promoted by Cornelius Fudge, Arthur tried to talk some sense into him. Percy lashed out by telling his father that the family's poor economic status was due to his father having no ambition and no desire for advancement.

What was the name of the home that Bill and Fleur moved into?

Bill and Fleur's home, Shell Cottage, can be found on the outskirts of Tinworth, a small town in Cornwall. It was given to Bill by one of his aunts.

What did George lose during the Battle of the Seven Potters?

In order to transport Harry one last time, six members of the order drank a Polyjuice potion to turn into him, to try to confuse the Death Eaters. George lost an ear during the fight and joked with Fred that he was now "holy" because of the hole that was left.

Which Weasley was injured by a werewolf?

Luckily, when Bill was injured by Fenrir Greyback, one of the most vile werewolves in the Wizarding World, he did not develop the ability to transform into one of them. But he did develop wolf-like tendencies, like wanting his steak very rare.

Which ex of Fred's did George marry?

Fred, during the Goblet of Fire, asked Angeline Johnson to be his date and it is believed that the two dated after. Later in George's life, after Fred's death, he married Angelina and had two children, one of whom was named Fred.

Where was Arthur Weasley guarding the night he was attacked by Nagini?

Arthur was a member of the second Order of the Phoenix. One of his duties included guarding the Hall of Prophecy, a chamber in the Department of Mysteries.

Which Weasley did not become one of the Seven Potters?

Many Wealseys showed up during the Battle of the Seven Potters. Bill and Arthur acted as protectors, while Ron, Fred and George took the Polyjuice potion to become Harry.

What did Fred and George disrupt during their exit at Hogwarts?

Fred and George chose to make their departure during Harry's O.W.L. exams. Not only did they cause one of the greatest commotions in Hogwarts history, but there was also a huge fireworks dragon which chased Umbridge for a while. Epic!

Which Weasley defeated Bellatrix Lestrange?

During the Battle of Hogwarts, Bellatrix was locked in a duel with Luna, Hermione and Ginny, and although the three were skilled, they could not match Bellatrix's skill. She cast a killing curse at Ginny, which enraged Molly Weasley who then cast a spell which killed the Death Eater,

Which Weasley died during the Second Wizarding War?

Fred was fighting by Percy's side near the Room of Requirement when an explosion went off and fatally injured him. Percy refused to leave his side, before his body was moved to the Great Hall, where the other Weasleys mourned him.

What did Ron become after the war, before he went to help George at the shop?

After the Battle of Hogwarts and Voldemort's defeat, Harry and Ron become Aurors. Where Harry stayed and was eventually promoted, Ron retired and went to help George at Weasley's Wizard Wheezes.

How many grandchildren did Molly and Arthur have by 2017?

They had 12 grandchildren: three from Bill and Fleur (Victoire, Dominique and Louis), two from Percy (Molly and Lucy), two from George (Fred and Roxanne), two from Ron (Rose and Hugo) and three from Ginny (James, Albus and Lily).

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