Make an '80s Playlist and We'll Reveal which Hogwarts House You'd be Sorted Into!

By: Teresa M.
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Make an '80s Playlist and We'll Reveal which Hogwarts House You'd be Sorted Into!
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About This Quiz

WHOA, we're halfway there!

OK, you're not halfway there just yet, but once you get started with this, you will be! The '80s was one of the most iconic decades in music. Rock and roll was alive and prominent while Michael Jackson was solidifying his title as the "King of Pop." From classics like "Beat It," "Take on Me," and "Eye of the Tiger," can we sort you into a Hogwarts house based on your music tastes? We sure can!

In the world of Harry Potter, the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry has four different sorting houses. Which one would you fall into when based on your '80s music playlist?

If you're a Gryffindor, your musical tastes would be bold! Since your house is known for their bravery and nerve, you'd have the perfect playlist for your adventures.

For the sneaky and cunning Slytherin, your musical tastes often have you walking on the dark side. With your ambitious and determined qualities, you could probably put a few of your own songs on a playlist!

The smart and creative Ravenclaws probably have playlists filled with unique, new age-sounding music! Why listen to the classic sounds when there's different styles everywhere?

Your music tastes might be the window to your soul, and if so, you're probably a Hufflepuff. Friendly and loyal, you love songs where artists pour their souls into it.

So are you rocking out like a Gryffindor or are you belting out a heartfelt anthem like a Hufflepuff? What good is guessing when you can find the definitive answer?

Pick our your '80s playlist and we'll tell you what Hogwarts House you'd be joining for the feast in the Great Hall!

Let's rock out!

Which '80s singer do you like most?
Michael Jackson.
Cyndi Lauper.
Which '80s dance song would you add to your playlist?
"Thriller" by Michael Jackson.
"Push It" by Salt-N-Pepa.
"The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats.
"Blue Monday" by New Order.
Which '80s hairband would make your list?
Motley Crue.
Skid Row.


Which New Kids on the Block song would be essential to your playlist?
"Hangin' Tough."
"Step by Step."
"Please Don't Go Girl."
"I'll Be Lovin' You."
Which Bon Jovi song would you add?
"Dead or Alive."
"Bad Medicine."
"You Give Love a Bad Name."
Which '80s movie do you like most?
"The Breakfast Club."
"Back to the Future."
"Sixteen Candles."
"Die Hard."


Which '80s television show did you like most?
"Who's the Boss?"
"Family Ties."
"Full House."
Which '80s band do you love most?
The Cars.
Tears for Fears.
Depeche Mode.
Duran Duran.
Which '80s one hit wonder would you add to your list?
"Beds are Burning" by Midnight Oil.
"Pac-Man Fever" by Buckner & Garcia.
"Rock On" by Michael Damian.
"Tuff Enuff" by The Fabulous Thunderbirds.


What kind of music do you like most?
Which Michael Jackson song makes you want to dance the most?
"Beat It."
"Smooth Criminal."
"Billie Jean."
Which '80s anthem do you like most?
"Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen.
"Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler.
"Pour Some Sugar on Me" by Def Leppard.
"Just a Friend" by Biz Markie.


Would you add a song by The Cure?
"Pictures of You."
I don't know any songs from The Cure.
"Boys Don't Cry."
"Friday I'm in Love."
Which Siouxie and The Banshees song would you put on a playlist for a friend?
I don't know any songs from Siouxie and The Banshees.
"Dear Prudence."
Why would you put together an '80s playlist?
I want to have something fun to listen to.
I'm having a party.
I'm going on a road trip.
I am bored with all my other music.


Which '80s music video do you think is coolest?
"Take On Me" by A-Ha.
"Jump" by Van Halen.
"West End Girls" by Pet Shop Boys.
"Mickey" by Toni Basil.
Which '80s cover band might you go see?
Guns and Poses.
Rat Poison.
The Cureall.
Which '80s rock song would go on your playlist?
"Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns 'N' Roses.
"Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi.
"Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor.
"Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey.


Which '80s country song might make your rotation?
"He Stopped Loving Her Today" by George Jones.
"Islands in the Stream" by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
I don't like country.
"9 to 5" by Dolly Parton.
Which '80s punk band would you add?
The Clash.
Minor Threat.
Social Distortion.
I don't know any '80s punk bands.
Which 80's Madonna song do you like most?
"Live to Tell."
"Crazy for You."
"Into the Groove."


Would the song "Tainted Love" make your playlist?
Yes, that's a great one.
Good idea.
No, I like other sorts of '80s songs.
No, it's overplayed.
Which song by The Police would you put on your playlist?
"Every Breath You Take."
"Message in a Bottle."
"King of Pain."
Which Cyndi Lauper song might make the cut?
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun."
"Time After Time."
"True Colors."
I don't like Cyndi Lauper.


Which Prince song do you like most?
"Darling Nikki."
"Little Red Corvette."
"Purple Rain."
"When Doves Cry."
Would you add a U2 song?
"With or Without You."
I don't care for U2.
"Sunday Bloody Sunday."
"Where the Streets Have No Name."
Which Eurythimics song would you add?
"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)."
"Here Comes the Rain Again."
"There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)."
I don't know any Eurythimics songs.


What '80s fashion trend would you try again?
Big hair.
Leather jackets.
Goth boots.
Which Van Halen song would you choose?
"Hot for Teacher."
I can't stand Van Halen.
Which Hogwarts house do you think you belong in?


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