The Ultimate Harry Potter Quiz
by Staff
Hey, Muggle: Think you know all there is to know about Harry Potter? You'll need a nip of Felix Felicis for luck if you hope to get full marks on this ultimate Harry Potter quiz.

Which Harry Potter word is now in the Oxford English Dictionary?

  • Hogwarts
  • Voldemort
  • Muggle

Who were Harry's parents?

  • Henry and Maggie Potter
  • William and Elizabeth Potter
  • James and Lily Potter

Who are the Muggle aunt and uncle that Harry must live with every summer?

  • Ned and Camilla Diddly
  • Ralph and Magnolia Dudley
  • Vernon and Petunia Dursley

In order of birth, who are the seven Weasley siblings?

  • Percy, Bill, George, Charlie, Fred, Ron, Ginny
  • George, Fred, Percy, Bill, Charlie, Ron, Ginny
  • Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron, Ginny

What are the three Unforgivable Curses?

  • Impedimenta, Incarcerous and Incendio
  • Avada Kedavra, Crucio and Imperio
  • Expelliarmus, Expecto Patronum and Diffindo

Which of these Hogwarts professors teaches Transfiguration?

  • Snape
  • Sprout
  • McGonagall

At the end of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," which professor removes his turban to reveal Voldemort on the back of his head?

  • Quirrell
  • Lockhart
  • Snape

Who first shows Harry the diary of Tom Riddle?

  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Fawkes
  • Nearly Headless Nick

Who was Tom Marvolo Riddle?

  • the ghost of Sirius Black
  • Harry's father
  • Voldemort

What's the only book in the Harry Potter series that doesn't feature Lord Voldemort?

  • The Sorcerer's Stone
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Deathly Hallows

Who was the Prisoner of Azkaban and was he guilty of the crime he was accused of committing?

  • James Potter, not guilty
  • Cornelius Fudge, guilty
  • Sirius Black, not guilty

What Hogwarts student is killed in Little Hangleton graveyard at the end of "The Goblet of Fire"?

  • Draco Malfoy
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Cedric Diggory

Who was NOT a member of the Order of the Phoenix?

  • Mad-Eye Moody
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Sirius Black

Who kills Dumbledore at the end of "The Half-Blood Prince"?

  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Snape

How many copies did "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" sell the first day of its release in the U.S. and the U.K.?

  • 5 million
  • 8 million
  • 11 million

What's the name of the fairy-tale book that Dumbledore bequeaths to Hermione in "The Deathly Hallows"? (JK Rowling later published the book.)

  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard
  • The Tales of Crookshanks the Cat
  • The Tales of Gilderoy the Great

In the epilogue to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," to whom is Harry married?

  • Hermione Granger
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Cho Chang

Another tidbit offered in the final epilogue is that this former Hogwarts student is now teaching Herbology at his alma mater.

  • Luna Lovegood
  • Lavender Brown
  • Neville Longbottom

The first Harry Potter theme park opened in 2010. Where is it?

  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Birmingham, England
  • Orlando, Fla.

In the first line of the first book of the Harry Potter series, we learn that Harry's aunt and uncle, the Dursleys, were proud to say that they were____________:

  • perfectly normal, thank you very much.
  • the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious
  • proud winners of the best-kept suburban lawn competition

In "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (Book 1), a magical creature named Fluffy guards a trapdoor. What kind of creature is Fluffy?

  • A Niffler, a cuddly creature that is a useful treasure detector
  • Acromantula, a gigantic black spider raised by Hagrid from infancy
  • A Hellhound, known in Book 1 as a "three-headed dog".

The sorcerer's stone is an incredibly valuable magical item which provides immortality and unlimited wealth. Which item was NOT protecting its hiding place?

  • A three-headed dog
  • A Blast-Ended Skrewt
  • Snape's potions puzzle

How did Harry retrieve the sorcerer's stone from the Mirror of Erised?

  • He broke the mirror fighting with Quirrell.
  • He looked into the mirror and felt the stone drop into his pocket.
  • He distracted Quirrell and quickly accessed a small hidden chamber in the mirror's lower frame.

In "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (Book 2), Harry receives a warning when a creature named Dobby smashes a pudding in the Dursley's house. What kind of creature is Dobby?

  • Goblin
  • House-Elf
  • Centaur

Harry and Ron miss the train back to school in Book 2, so they fly to Hogwarts in Ron's dad's bewitched Ford Anglia instead. How does this misadventure end?

  • They land spectacularly on the front lawn at Hogwarts.
  • The car is spotted by Muggles up and down the countryside, and both Harry and Ron are disciplined by the Ministry of Magic.
  • They crash into the Whomping Willow.

Hogwarts students are excited when Professor Lockhart starts a dueling club. At the first meeting, Harry unwittingly reveals a mysterious and rare ability. What is this ability?

  • Harry is a Horcrux.
  • Harry can cast a Patronus charm.
  • Harry can speak Parseltongue.

Exceptionally handsome and infuriatingly arrogant, Professor Gilderoy Lockhart is a fraud and a disaster at almost all spells. There is one type of charm at which he excels, however. What is it?

  • memory charms
  • summoning charms
  • the immensely difficult Homorphus charm, which Lockhart used to defeat the Wagga Wagga werewolf

In Book 2, Harry discovers a diary that used to belong to a Hogwarts student named Tom Riddle. According to the diary, which Hogwarts employee is the heir of Slytherin?

  • Hagrid
  • McGonagall
  • Snape

Hagrid was not, however, the heir of Slytherin. That person turned out to be Tom Marvolo Riddle himself, who came to be known by what name after he graduated from Hogwarts?

  • The Dark Lord
  • Voldemort
  • both of the above

In "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (Book 3), Harry runs away from his aunt and uncle's home after accidentally ______________.

  • casting a Patronus charm
  • blowing his Aunt Marge up like a balloon
  • Dropping a ton-tongue toffee that gets eaten by Dudley

In Book 3, Harry nearly dies several times after catching a glimpse of which death omen?

  • the Grim
  • the Werewolf
  • The Thestral

Third-year students at Hogwarts get to do two things they weren't allowed to do previously. What are they?

  • visit Hogsmeade and become prefects
  • become prefects and start new subjects
  • start new subjects and visit Hogsmeade

Hermione begs permission from Professor McGonagall to take an unusually heavy course load in her third year. What does McGonagall give her to help her get to all her classes?

  • Mandrake draught
  • A time-turner
  • Felix Felicis

Harry and Ron each add only two classes to their course schedule: Care of Magical Creatures with Professor Rubeus Hagrid and Divination, with a professor who reminds Harry strongly of a "glittering insect". Who is the Hogwarts Divination professor?

  • Aurora Sinistra
  • Sibyll Trelawney
  • Pomona Sprout

Harry hasn't had the best experience with his Defense Against the Dark Arts teachers, but in Year 3, he finally gets one who really knows his stuff. Who is he?

  • Professor Lockhart
  • Professor Lupin
  • Professor Grubbly-Plank

Name both the Wizarding prison and the foul creatures who guard it.

  • Azkaban is guarded by Dementors.
  • Absolom is guarded by Dementors.
  • Azkaban is guarded by Deluminators.

In "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (Book 4), Harry gets to spend part of his summer vacation with Ron because Ron's dad has managed to get them tickets to what major Wizarding event?

  • The Triwizard Tournament
  • International Exhibition of Thick-Bottomed Cauldrons
  • The Quidditch World Cup

Harry finds himself infatuated with a girl for the first time in Book 4. What Quidditch position did Cho Chang play?

  • Seeker
  • Beater
  • Keeper

In Book 4, Harry received much unwanted attention from which Daily Prophet reporter?

  • Rita Skeeter
  • Barnabas Cuffe
  • Gilderoy Lockhart

As bad as the Avada Kevadra (killing) curse is, the Cruciatus curse can be equally devastating, as Harry learns when he hears how Bellatrix Lestrange tortured Neville Longbottom's parents. What happened to the Longbottoms?

  • They were driven insane and now live in a locked ward at St. Mungo's.
  • They became Death Eaters.
  • They died, leaving Neville to be raised by his grandmother.

How did Harry learn about the fate of Neville's parents?

  • Hermione put two and two together and told Harry.
  • He overheard Neville talking in his sleep.
  • He saw the trial of Bartemious Crouch and the Lestranges in Dumbledore's Pensieve.

Harry witnessed Voldemort's return at the end of Book 4. How did the Dark Lord get his body back?

  • He stole the sorcerer's stone and used it to conjure a corporeal form.
  • He reanimated his old body by possessing the corpse of James Potter.
  • He used a potion of his own invention to restore himself to his mortal form.

Which horse-like creatures pull the school carriages at Hogwarts?

  • Thestrals
  • Centaurs
  • Hippogriffs

When Harry meets Luna Lovegood for the first time, which publication is she reading?

  • The Daily Prophet
  • The Quibbler
  • Which Broomstick

Fred and George Weasley's life ambition was to open a joke shop. By Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts, they'd already invented which of these novelty items?

  • skiving snackboxes, canary creams, ton-tongue toffee and extendable ears
  • canary creams, fizzing whizzbees, skiving snackboxes and trick wands
  • trick wands, skiving snackboxes, ton-tongue toffee and sneakoscopes

Hogwarts gets its worst-ever Defense Against the Dark Arts Teacher in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (Book 5). Who was it?

  • Dolores Umbridge
  • Quirinus Quirrell
  • Severus Snape

Since Umbridge wouldn't allow students to actually practice spells, Hermione convinced Harry to start a secret Defence Against the Dark Arts society. What was it called, and where were meetings held?

  • Defense Association, "D.A. for short." Meetings were held in the Room of Requirement.
  • The Defense Against the Dark Arts League met in the Come-and-Go room.
  • Dumbledore's Army met in the Room of Requirement.

At the beginning of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (Book 6), we meet a new Hogwarts professor. Who was he?

  • Slughorn
  • Umbridge
  • Moody

In Book 6, we learn about Horcruxes, objects that contain a fragment of a Dark Wizard's soul. What are the 7 Horcruxes that Voldemort created?

  • Tom Riddle's diary, Marvolo Gaunt's locket, Slytherin's ring, Hufflepuff's cup, Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem, Nagini the snake and Harry Potter himself
  • Tom Riddle's diary, Marvolo Gaunt's ring, Slytherin's locket, Hufflepuff's cup, Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem, Nagini the snake and Harry Potter himself
  • Tom Riddle's diary, Marvolo Gaunt's ring, Slytherin's locket, Hufflepuff's diadem, Rowena Ravenclaw's cup, Nagini the snake and Harry Potter himself

What does Dumbledore do in Book 6 to equip Harry with the tools he needs to destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes?

  • He bequeaths him the sword of Gryffindor.
  • He teaches him Horcruxio, the secret spell for destroying Horcruxes.
  • He takes him through the Pensieve to show him his memories of Voldemort's past.

On the school train in Book 6, Draco Malfoy hints that his dark aspirations involve much more than schoolboy pranks. What has the Dark Lord asked him to do?

  • join the Death Eaters
  • murder Albus Dumbledore
  • both of the above

What magical object must Draco Malfoy repair in order to carry out his instructions from Voldemort?

  • Slytherin's locket
  • Vanishing Cabinet
  • The Room of Requirement

Who is the Half-Blood Prince?

  • Severus Snape
  • Horace Slughorn
  • Albus Dumbledore

Dumbledore also makes bequests to Harry and Ron in Book 7. What were these?

  • A Deluminator, Gryffindor's sword and the first golden snitch Harry ever caught
  • Gryffindor's sword, a put-outer and the Pensieve
  • An invisibility cloak, a Deluminator and Gryffindor's sword

What are the three Deathly Hallows?

  • Invisibility cloak, elder wand and polyjuice potion
  • elder wand, Horcrux and resurrection stone
  • resurrection stone, invisibility cloak and elder wand

Harry's best friend is Ron Weasley, who comes from a large Wizarding family. Over the years, Harry gets to know all of the Weasley kids pretty well. Which Weasley sibling dies in the Battle of Hogwarts?

  • George
  • Percy
  • Fred

Severus Snape is a Death Eater. Is he also a bad guy?

  • Snape became a murderer and a double agent in the name of love. He's complicated, but ultimately good.
  • A superb Occlumens, Snape plays Dumbledore like a fiddle. He's rotten to the core.
  • Nope. Death Eaters are good guys.