The Expanded Universe of Harry Potter Quiz
by Staff
The ever-expanding Harry Potter universe is getting some new additions in 2016, a movie and play among them. Let's see how much you know about the newest members of the canon.

What's the name of the Harry Potter-related movie due out in November 2016?

  • "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"
  • "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
  • "The Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Who wrote the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"?

  • Michael Goldenberg
  • Steve Kloves
  • J.K. Rowling

When did Rowling write the "Fantastic Beasts" book?

  • 1996
  • 2001
  • There isn't a "Fantastic Beasts" book.

The main character in "Fantastic Beasts" is a man mentioned in the first Harry Potter novel. Who is he?

  • Newton Scamander
  • Walden Macnair
  • Hepzibah Smith

Why is Scamander mentioned in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"?

  • He's a customer in Ollivander's wand shop.
  • He's a textbook author.
  • Harry is introduced to him in Dumbledore's office.

To which house did Scamander belong while he was a student at Hogwarts?

  • Gryffindor
  • Slytherin
  • Hufflepuff
  • Ravenclaw

What is Newton Scamander's profession?

  • magizoologist
  • auror
  • arithmancer

When does "Fantastic Beasts" take place?

  • 1850s
  • 1920s
  • 1970s

Where does "Fantastic Beasts" take place?

  • Bulgaria
  • United States
  • Peru

What is Scamander's most important magical belonging?

  • his suitcase
  • his coat
  • his hat

What's the significance of "Fantastic Beasts" character Jacob Kowalski?

  • He's Voldemort in disguise.
  • He is Harry's real father.
  • He's a muggle.

The "Fantastic Beasts" movie introduces the American wizarding world. What's the American word for muggle?

  • vanilla
  • no-maj
  • dumble

What's the American version of the Ministry of Magic?

  • Magical Congress of the United States of America
  • American Confederation of Wizards
  • The Wizard Senate

Do any of the Harry Potter characters we know appear in the film?

  • yes
  • no

Who's the only character from the Harry Potter books to be mentioned in "Fantastic Beasts"?

  • Dumbledore
  • Snape
  • Tom Riddle

The director of the "Fantastic Beasts" movie also directed the final four Potter films. What's his name?

  • David Yates
  • Alfonso Cuaron
  • Chris Columbus

"Fantastic Beasts" is one of three books in "The Hogwarts Library" boxed set. What's one of the other ones?

  • "Quidditch Through the Ages"
  • "Dreadful Denizens of the Deep"
  • "Basic Hexes for the Busy and Vexed"

And what's the third book in the set?

  • "The Standard Book of Spells"
  • "The Tales of Beedle the Bard"
  • "Secrets of the Darkest Art"

How was "Beedle the Bard" introduced in the novels?

  • Dumbledore wills a copy to Hermione.
  • It was Harry's favorite book as a child.
  • Snape curses the copy he finds in Harry's room.

What's the most important story in "Beedle the Bard"?

  • "The Tale of the Three Brothers"
  • "The Wizard and the Hopping Pot"
  • "The Fountain of Fair Fortune"

How many copies of "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" were published in its first run?

  • one
  • seven
  • 20

How much did Amazon pay at auction for one of those copies of "Beedle the Bard"?

  • $10,000
  • $900,000
  • $3 million

What's the name of the Harry Potter play opening in London in 2016?

  • "Harry Potter and the Magical Madman"
  • "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"
  • "Harry Potter and the Wounded Wombat"

Is the play a prequel to the Harry Potter books?

  • yes
  • no

How many years after the end of "Deathly Hallows" does "Cursed Child" take place?

  • two
  • 19
  • 36

The play was announced on June 26, 2015. What's the significance of that date?

  • It's the anniversary of the first book's publication.
  • It's the date J.K. Rowling promised she would announce a sequel.
  • It's Harry's birthday.

When does the play premiere in 2016?

  • May
  • July
  • September

The "Cursed Child" books will be released the next day, July 31. What's the significance of this date?

  • It's Harry's birthday.
  • It's the anniversary of the publication of the final book.
  • J.K. Rowling considers it her lucky day.

Who shares Harry's birthday?

  • J.K. Rowling
  • Dumbledore
  • Lily Potter

The main character of "Cursed Child" is one of Harry's sons. What's his first name?

  • Ronald
  • Albus
  • Severus