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The 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' Quiz
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"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" is the third installment in the Harry Potter series. Can you remember what happens to Harry and the gang as they struggle through their third year at Hogwarts? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz.

Where is Harry at the start of "The Prisoner of Azkaban"?

  • in Hagrid's hut
  • at the Dursleys' house
  • in Dumbledore's office

Which birthday is Harry about to celebrate?

  • 11th
  • 12th
  • 13th

What does Harry need Uncle Vernon to sign before he heads back to Hogwarts?

  • a permission slip to visit Hogsmeade
  • relinquishment of his guardianship
  • medical releases for Madam Pomfrey

After Harry runs into a strange black dog on the street, what vehicle suddenly picks him up?

  • the Knight Bus
  • Hagrid's motorbike
  • the Weasleys' flying car

Who does Harry run into at the Leaky Cauldron while he's shopping for school supplies?

  • Cornelius Fudge
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Professor Snape

Who is the prisoner of Azkaban?

  • Mundungus Fletcher
  • Sirius Black
  • Fenrir Greyback

While eavesdropping at the Three Broomsticks, Harry learns that Sirius Black is his …

  • godfather
  • uncle
  • cousin

What does Hermione buy in Diagon Alley?

  • a house-elf
  • Crookshanks the cat
  • a gigantic arithmancy book

Why was Sirius Black in Azkaban?

  • for killing a Death Eater
  • for being an unregistered animagus
  • for mass murder

Harry meets this new teacher on the Hogwarts Express.

  • Remus Lupin
  • Sybill Trelawney
  • Dolores Umbridge

Who has been made Head Boy for the school year?

  • Percy Weasley
  • Lee Jordan
  • Dean Thomas

Hagrid has been given this teaching post for the year.

  • defense against the dark arts
  • care of magical creatures
  • herbology

What's the very first class of the third year for Harry, Ron and Hermione?

  • transfiguration
  • charms
  • divination

What's the name of the hippogriff that injures Malfoy during care of magical creatures class?

  • Firenze
  • Buckbeak
  • Griphook

"The Prisoner of Azkaban" introduces four new wizarding terms: dementor, boggart, __________ and __________.

  • Patronus charm and animagus
  • disapparition and auror
  • mudblood and Room of Requirement

What is a boggart?

  • an apparition in the form of the viewer's worst fear
  • a charm that takes the shape of a guardian animal
  • a wizard who can change into an animal

It's this Gryffindor student's last year as captain of the Quidditch team in "The Prisoner of Azkaban."

  • Viktor Krum
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Oliver Wood

Does Gryffindor win the Quidditch Cup?

  • yes
  • no

When Lupin is unable to teach defense against the dark arts one day, Snape teaches a lesson about these creatures.

  • centaurs
  • werewolves
  • dragons

Why does Harry hear a terrible screaming sound when the dementors make him pass out?

  • It's the screams of everyone the dementors have attacked.
  • That's what dementors do when they're sucking your soul.
  • It's the sound of his mother's dying screams.

After Harry destroys his Nimbus 2000, he mysteriously receives this broom as a gift.

  • Firebolt
  • Nimbus 2001
  • Cleansweep Eleven

Where does Harry go when he uses the Marauder's Map for the first time?

  • Snape's office
  • the Room of Requirement
  • Hogsmeade

Who inadvertently gives Sirius the passwords to enter Gryffindor Tower?

  • Lavender Brown
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Ron Weasley

What's the name of the magical object that Hermione uses to send herself, Ron and Harry into the past?

  • Time-Turner
  • horcrux
  • pensieve

Buckbeak returns the favor when he saves Harry, Ron and Hermione from this creature.

  • another hippogriff
  • a dementor
  • a werewolf

It turns out that this person was the Potters' secret keeper after all — not Sirius.

  • Peter Pettigrew
  • Remus Lupin
  • Cornelius Fudge

What's the name of James Potter's animagus stag?

  • Padfoot
  • Wormtail
  • Prongs

Who built the tunnel between the Whomping Willow and the Shrieking Shack?

  • Dumbledore
  • Voldemort
  • Peter Pettigrew

Sirius sends this gift to Ron at the very end of the book.

  • Pigwidgeon the owl
  • a revised Marauder's Map
  • an invisibility cloak

Who dies in "The Prisoner of Azkaban"?

  • Horace Slughorn
  • Parvati Patil and Barty Crouch
  • no one