Can You Ace This Hard Harry Potter Quiz?


By: Stella Alexander

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About This Quiz

Are you the brightest wizard or witch of your age? Everyone isn't cut out for the wizarding world of Harry Potter. If they were, there wouldn't be any muggles! While the magic first began on a napkin, it would soon bloom into one of the best-selling book and film series of all time. With over one million words in the series, can you recall all of them in order to pass the hardest Harry Potter quiz you'll find?

The magic of Harry Potter began in 1997 with the coming of J.K. Rowling's first novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. With this novel, she introduced the magical world filled with muggle-born, half-blood, and pure-blood people. Alongside her series of characters, her story would go on to separate the good from the bad, the heroes from the villains. A blatant trope of these characters would be the spells they used ranging from simple spells like 'Alohamora' to the Killing Curse 'Avada Kedavra.' Most wizards were unable to hone in the skills of using such spells without getting their education at schools like Hogwarts or Beauxbatons. Can you recall all the people, spells, schools, and more?

The Harry Potter universe is so complicated that many would think the world actually exists! While the story comes to life in print and on screen, can you remember enough about the series to pass the hardest quiz you'll find today? Let's find out!

What is the name of the plant that Harry uses in order to breathe underwater during the Tri-Wizard tournament?

In the 4th Harry Potter installment, he uses gillyweed to breath under water. While Dobby gave it to him in the novel, it is Neville who gives it to him in the film.


Who is Harry's godfather?

Sirius Black was one of the best friends to James Potter and was also Harry's godfather.


When the Dursleys told Harry about his parents' deaths, how did they say they died?

When Harry was younger, the Dursleys told him that his parents died in a car accident. He would later find out that they were killed by Voldemort.


Which currency has more value?

in the Harry Potter world, there are three units of currency. There are 29 Knuts in a sickle and 17 sickles in a Galleon.


When Harry frees Dobby in Chamber of Secrets, what article of clothing does he give him?

In Chamber of Secrets, Harry sneaks his sock into a journal he hands Lucius Malfoy. When Malfoy hands this to Dobby, he essentially frees him because he gave him clothes.


What is Voldemort's middle name?

Lord Voldemort's real name is Tom Marvolo Riddle. He used this to come up with the anagram, I Am Lord Voldemort.


Beauxbatons Academy is a school located in which country?

We are really introduced to Beauxbatons Academy in the fourth Harry Potter installment. Alongside Durmstrang Institute, Beauxbatons Academy is a French school that participates in the Tri-Wizard tournament.


What animal is Ron deathly afraid of?

In Chamber of Secrets, we are introduced to Ron's great fear of spiders. We see this continue throughout the series.


What kind of candy is given to you after an encounter with a Dementor?

After one comes in contact with a Dementor, they are usually given chocolate to rejuvenate themselves. We see this for the first time in Prisoner of Azkaban when Lupin gives Harry chocolate.


Who does Harry use Sectumsempra on?

In the 6th Harry Potter book, he finds a book belonging to the half-blood prince. He finds a spell, sectumsempra, and uses it on Draco Malfoy, almost killing him.


When Hermione brews her first batch of Polyjuice Potion, who/what does she turn into?

When Hermione brews the Polyjuice potion for her, Harry and Ron, she has plans to turn into Millicent Bulstrode. Since there was also cat hair in the sample, she partially turns into a cat.


How many unforgivable curses are there?

In the Harry Potter world, there are three Unforgivable Curses. One is used for mind control, another is used for torture and the last is the killing curse.


Hermione's parents are what kind of doctor?

Throughout Harry Potter, we come to find out that Hermione's parents are dentists.


What is the name of the dark wizard that Dumbledore defeats?

Before becoming Headmaster of Hogwarts, Albus Dumbledore was recognized for defeating Gellert Grindelwald, an extremely dark wizard.


When its time for Harry to attend Hogwarts, who brings him around to buy all his school supplies?

When Harry finds out he's a wizard, it's because Hagrid shows up out of the blue. He then takes Harry around Diagon Alley to collect all the supplies he needs for his first year at Hogwarts.


Which Hogwarts house has an Eagle as their mascot?

Ravenclaw House is known for the eagle as their mascot. Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin house have the lion, badger and snake as their mascots, respectively.


What is the name of the creatures that guard Azkaban prison?

Dementors are flying creatures that guard Azkaban prison and feed off of one's happy memories.


What is the name of the train station where the students take the Hogwarts Express?

Every year, the students must head to King's Cross station to take the train to school.


What is the name of the person guarding the Gryffindor common room?

The Fat Lady lives in the painting outside the Gryffindor common room. As its guardian, students must tell her the password in order to enter.


What color is Felix Felicis?

Felix Felicis is considered the "lucky" potion that brings luck to its drinker. If it is brewed correctly, it should be the color of gold.


Mrs. Norris is a cat that belongs to whom?

Mrs. Norris is a cat, the pet of Argus Filch. She often helps Filch find students who are out of bed after curfew.


Which of the following is the acronym for Fred and George's shop in Diagon Alley?

Fred and George opened their own joke shop in Hogsmeade. It was called Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes so their acronym would be WWW.


When playing quidditch, how many points is the Snitch worth?

When playing quidditch, catching the Snitch adds an additional 150 points to the score.


Who destroys the last Horcrux?

Neville Longbottom was the person who destroyed the last horcrux. During the Battle of Hogwarts, he killed Nagini with Gryffindor's sword.


Which of the following men was Prongs in the Marauders?

The Marauders were a group of friends were were unregistered Animagi. James Potter was known as Prongs for his patronus, which was a stag.


Which of the following is not a quidditch position?

In the sport of quidditch, there are four positions: seeker, keeper, chaser and beater.


Which test comes first, the OWLs or the NEWTs?

The OWLs occur before the NEWTs. Students sit for their OWL exams in their fifth year while the NEWT exams happen before graduation in their 7th year.


Who is the oldest Weasley?

The Weasleys have 7 children, 6 boys and 1 girl. The order of their children is Bill, Charlie, Percy, the twins, Fred and George, Ron, and then their one daughter, Ginny.


When Ron and his brothers took Arthur Weasley's flying car, what make was it?

In Chamber of Secrets, Ron and his brothers take their father's car to break Harry out of the Dursleys' home. The flying car was a Ford Anglia.


Which of the following people is a squib?

Argus Filch might seem so bitter because he's a squib in a castle with tons of magical people! A squib is a wizard who is unable to do magic.


How many middle names does Dumbledore have?

Albus Dumbledore has a very long name which includes three middle names. His name is Albus Percival Wilfric Brian Dumbledore.


In which vault would you find the Sorcerer's Stone?

We first hear about the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone in the first Harry Potter installment. Vault 713 is where the stone was kept in Gringott's.


When is Ron Weasley's birthday?

Ron Weasley's birthday is March 1, 1980.


What nickname do Harry, Ron and Hermione give Sirius Black?

Rather than saying Sirius Black's name so that all can hear, the Golden Trio come up with the nickname "Snuffles" so they can talk about him in the open.


In what year are students allowed to try out for the quidditch team?

In Hogwarts, students are allowed to try out for the quiddich team as early as their first year, but first years almost never make it. The exception being Harry, who was the youngest seeker in a century.


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