Harry Potter Creature Quiz
Do you know your creatures from your Kreacher? What about your ghosts from your ghouls? Grab your gnome by the ankles and test your knowledge of animals, beasts and beings in the wizarding world.
Let's start off easy. What kind of creature is Norbert, Hagrid's (hidden) pet?
What pesky creatures must be regularly removed from the garden?
A hippogriff is part horse and part what other animal?
What mythically beautiful creatures are a lot less pretty when Harry first encounters them in the "Goblet of Fire"?
Who can see thestrals?
- kids under the age of eight
- those who have seen death
What language do snakes speak?
To free a house elf, their master must give them what?
- chocolate frogs
- a wand
Kreacher the house elf was loyal to who?
- The Black Family
- The Malfoy Family
What is the name of Dumbledore's phoenix?
What is Harry's father's patronus?
Fleur Delacour is part veela. What are veelas known for?
- blonde hair
- irresistible beauty
- weird laughter
What does the blood of a unicorn do?
- keeps you alive, but leaves you with a cursed life
- prevents indigestion
- destroys dementors
What magical creature had a feather in Harry Potter's wand?
- Golden Snidget
What creature guards the Sorcerer's Stone?
- flying widget
- mountain troll
How do you make a three-headed dog calm down?
- rub the ears on the far right side
- play him some music
- tug his tail
What kind of creature is Buckbeak?
What kind of owl is Hedwig?
- snowy owl
- barn owl
- double disappearing owl
Who does Hermione's cat hate?
- Scabbers, Ron's rat
What is the Weasley family's owl named?
Who is Firenze?
- house elf
- George Weasley's pet
Who is Nagini?
- a Gringott's guard
- a Diagon Ally merchant
- Voldemort's snake (and a horcrux)
What creature does NOT guard Gringotts?
What is the name of the giant spider that threatens to feed Ron and Harry to his children?
Who could control the Serpent of Slytherin?
- Tom Riddle
- Harry Potter
- Severus Snape
What kind of skrewt does Harry encounter in the third task of the Triwizard Tournament?
- a blast-ended skrewt
- a blind skrewt
- a whacking skrewt
Who gives Harry an inscrutable riddle during the Triwizard Tournament?
- Cedric Diggory
- a small child
- a sphinx
What shape does a boggart take on?
- winged serpents
- whatever each of us fears the most
- a ghostly mist
What lives in the Weasleys' attic, keeping Ron up at night?
- a noisy ghoul
- a squealing bat
- a flustered ghost
Who can become a ghost?
- a person whose death came violently
- a Dark Arts practitioner
- a wizard
Who is Gurg?
- leader of the Giants
- Ministry of Magic Chief of Security
- Neville Longbottom's distant relation