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Does Harry Potter even need any introduction? Even people living under a rock have heard of Harry Potter. Everyone has enjoyed the novels as well as the movies. It doesn’t matter if you’re a ten year old or 60, Harry Potter resides in your heart.
True die-hard Harry Potter fans have been following the series and have so learnt all the magic spells, the characters’ lives, the hidden messages in the series. They can tell you precise details regarding the storyline, characters or even the dialogues. It’s only a cruel trick of fate to make them muggles.
My dear fellow Potterheads this quiz is for you, let’s see if you get these Harry Potter Trivia question & answers right. Challenge your Potterhead community with a Harry Potter trivia quiz to see if anyone really deserves to receive that letter from Hogwarts. Score high on the ultimate Harry Potter quiz and compete with other Potterheads.
Interesting Harry Potter Trivia Facts
- The author JK Rowling shares birthday with Harry Potter. Both blow candles on 31st July.
- Rowling had already thought of the ending while she was in the process of writing the first book. The part where Hagrid carries a dead Harry to Hogwarts, Harry walking to his own death, final battle – all of this was thought of years before it was put in formal writing.
- The dementors are based on Rowling’s struggle with depression after her mother’s death.
- Quidditch was created after the author’s fight with her boyfriend. “You walk out of the house, you sit down in a pub, and you invent Quidditch. And I don’t really know what the connection is between the row and Quidditch except that Quidditch is quite a violent game and maybe in my deepest, darkest soul I would quite like to see him getting hit by a bludger”, she said.
- A proposed title for the American version of philosopher’s stone was Harry Potter and the School of Magic.
- Arthur Weasley was supposed to die.
- She even ‘seriously intended’ to kill Ron. I don’t think the world would have forgiven Rowling for that.
- When Steven Spielberg was attached to direct the film adaptation, he wanted Sixth Sense star Haley Joel Osment to play Harry.
- Tom Felton auditioned for both Ron and Harry before ultimately being cast as Draco Malfoy.
- Shirley Henderson was 36 when she played the bathroom-haunting ghost of a 14-year-old student, Moaning Myrtle.
Harry Potter Characters’ Trivia Questions & Answers
Q. What is the name of Harry Potter’s owl?
Q. What patronous does Luna Lovegood have?
Q. Who was the Quidditch commentator in Harry’s first years at Hogwarts?
Q. Who disguised himself as Mad Eye Moody in The Goblet of Fire?
Q. What organization did Hermione start in her 4th year?
Q. What potion did Harry take in order to get Slug horn’s memories?
Q. Who is the ”Half-Blood Prince”?
Q. Who did Hermione take to Slug horn’s party?
Q. Who was the first to be stunned by the Basilisk?
Q. Who ended up giving Harry permission to go to Hogsmeade?
Q. Who found Harry, Ron, and Hermione in the woods in The Deathly Hallows?
Q. Who did Ron turn into when Harry, Ron, and Hermione snuck into the Ministry of Magic in The Deathly Hallows?
Q. What magazine does Luna’s father publish?
Q. Who is Harry’s godson?
Q. What was the name of the female elf Dobby liked?
Q. What is Harry’s youngest son’s name?
Q. Name the magical creatures who guard Azkaban prison.
Q. Who runs Gringott’s wizarding bank?
Q. What are the wizard world’s police are known as?
Q. What are Voldemort’s followers called?
Q. Who guards the entrance to the Gryffindor common room?
Q. What does O.W.L. stand for?
Q. Who has been stealing Harry’s letters from Ron and Hermione at the beginning of ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’?
Q. How many Weasley siblings are there?
Q. What’s the name of Filch’s cat?
Q. Which professor teaches flying lessons?
Q. What is Peter Pettigrew’s nickname?
Q. What does Hermione use to defeat the Devil’s Snare plant?
Q. Who does Harry eventually discover has given him the Invisibility Cloak?
Q. Hermione’s muggle parents have what job?
Q. Who comes to pick up Harry when he’s old enough to go to Hogwarts?
Q. What does Mrs. Weasley give Harry for Christmas every year?
Q. What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two cronies?
Q. What Quidditch position does Harry play?
Q. Where does Dumbledore’s Army meet in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’?
Q. How do you summon a Patronous?
Q. Which character does Robert Pattinson play in the Harry Potter movies?
Q. Who is the Headmistress of Beaux batons?
Q. Who directed ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’?
Q. What is the name of the dragon that Hagrid hatches from an egg in ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’?
Q. Who owned the Invisibility cloak before Harry?
Q. What kind of animal can Harry talk to and understand?
Harry Potter Trivia Questions & Answers
Q. What wizarding world slur does Malfoy call Hermione?
Q. What kind of magical beast is hidden in the Chamber of Secrets?
Q. What school did the Dursley’s say they sent Harry to?
Q. What spell is used to save Hermione from the troll in The Sorcerer’s Stone?
Q. What crime was Hagrid committed of in his time at Hogwarts?
Q. What does R.A.B. stand for?
Q. What did Dumbledore leave for Hermione in his will?
Q. How did Harry survive underwater in the Triwizard Tournament?
Q. What does ”S.P.E.W.” stand for?
Q. What was Harry’s first broomstick?
Q. What does Professor Lockhart make Harry do during detention?
Q. What does the spell ”Wingardium Leviosa” do?
Q. Name the magical creature that can transform itself into a person’s worst fear.
Q. How did Harry spend his first detention?
Q. What happened to Neville’s parents that they couldn’t remember their son?
Q. What is a wizard who cannot perform magic known as?
Q. What does the spell ”Obliviate” do?
Q. What does Dumbledore tell Harry he sees in the Mirror of Erised?
Q. Where does Hermione brew her first batch of Polyjuice Potion?
Q. What does one say to close the Marauder’s Map and make it blank again?
Q. Who directed ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’?
Q. The three kinds of balls used in Quidditch are Bludgers, Snitches, and?
Q. What does Ron see in the Mirror of Erised?
Q. Who played Ron Weasley in the movies?
Q. Where do Harry and Ron eventually find the missing flying Ford Anglia?
Q. From what King’s Cross platform does the Hogwarts Express leave?
Q. Who played Hermione Granger in the movies?