Which Hogwarts House Should You Stay the Heck Away From?

By: Khadija Leon

Which of these Harry Potter books sits on your shelf?

Which Hogwarts house do you want to be sorted into?

Which of these colors would your robes be?

Which of these characters would you be friends with?

Which of the Weasley kids reminds you of yourself?

What is your favorite spell?

What would your patronus be?

Which teacher do you look up to?

What subject would you excel at?

Which of these potions would you learn how to make?

Which of these groups would you be a part of?

What kind of pet would be bringing in your mail?

Which of these shops would you love to visit?

Which Triwizard task would you have excelled at?

If you sneaked out of your room, where would the Marauder’s map say that you are?

How would you get around the castle?

Which of these creatures would you hate to encounter?

Which Quidditch position would you play?

Which chocolate frog card do you want most?

Which character would you ask out if they existed?

What quality do you look for in a friend?

Which of these words describes you?

What is your zodiac sign?

What do you see yourself doing on the weekends?

What scares you most?

What irritates you most?

What do you do if someone wrongs you?

Which European city would you go to on vacation?

Which of these items would you take with you if you knew that you would be stranded on an island?

Which of these shows would you watch?

Explore More Quizzes

Image: Warner Bros.

About This Quiz

In the magical world of Harry Potter, at the magic school known as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, there are four houses that incoming students are sorted into. Based on the person's personality, traits, and morals, the Sorting Hat places the students into the houses that are most in line with their belies, except for a few who have asked to be put into specific houses.

The four houses are Gryffindor, where the courageous and daring are placed, Ravenclaw, where the intelligent and creative are sorted, Hufflepuff, where the hard working and loyal are found, and Slytherin, where the cunning and the resourceful are placed. 

Is there something about the Hufflepuff's loyalty that gets under your skin, or are you sickened by the know-it-alls who belong to Ravenclaw? Do you loathe the fact that Gryffindors are the family favorites or do you secretly dislike the Slytherins because they think that they are better than everyone else?

We all know which house we would be sorted into and which one our friends would come from, but do you know which of the four houses you should avoid? Well if you don't or if you're not sure, then you should take this quiz to find out which one it is?

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!