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Fun Harry Potter “Trivia” Questions

The following 21 Harry Potter Trivia Questions will show if you’re a Harry Potter expert! After trying to find the right answer by yourself, maybe challenge your best friend, your siblings, or even your parents.

1. When is Harry Potter’s birthday?

  • On the 31. July 1980
  • On the 30. June 1980
  • On the 30. July 1981
  • On the 29. June 1981
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On the 31. July 1980

By the way, Joanne K. Rowling and Harry Potter share their birthday. Only she was born in the year 1965.

2. Who killed Dobby?

  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Fenrir Greyback
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Alecto Carrow
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Bellatrix Lestrange

When he helped Harry and his friends to flew from the Malfoy Manor, Bellatrix Lestrange threw her knife at him and Harry while they disapparated. He died in Harry’s arms and his last words were: “Such a beautiful place, to be with friends. Dobby is happy to be with his friend, Harry Potter.”

3. Who is the oldest Weasley child?

  • George Weasley
  • Charlie Weasley
  • Percy Weasley
  • Bill Weasley
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Bill Weasley

Yes, that’s a hard Harry Potter Trivia question! So many children! The right order is: Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, Ron, and Ginny.

4. What was the name of The Grey Lady?

  • Helena Ravenclaw
  • Susan Ravenclaw
  • Diana Ravenclaw
  • Rowena Ravenclaw
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Helena Ravenclaw

Did you know that her mother was Rowena Ravenclaw?

5. What is “The Quibbler”?

  • A spell
  • A newspaper
  • A fantastic creature
  • A city full of wizards and witches
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A newspaper

Of course, it’s a newspaper! Can’t you remember Rita Skeeter’s interview of Harry Potter on Lord Voldemort’s return?

6. Who was Tom Riddle’s mother?

  • Miranda Slytherin
  • Merope Gaunt
  • Alexa Slytherin
  • Mariah Gaunt
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Merope Gaunt

Her life story is just so tragic.

7. Who created the Marauder’s Map?

  • Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, Salazar Slytherin
  • George and Fred Weasley
  • James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew
  • Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
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James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew

“Messrs Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs Purveyors of Aids to Magical Mischief-Makers are proud to present the marauder’s map!”

8. What is the name of the house-elf who used to work for the Crouch family?

  • Kreacher
  • Dobby
  • Hokey
  • Winky
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Poor Winky! He did everything for the Crouch family!

9. In which year was the Battle of Hogwarts?

  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 1997
  • 1999
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The final war between Voldemort and Harry Potter. So many great people died. I’m still crying over Tonks, Lupin, Fred, Lavender, Colin…

10. Who did Hermione slap in the face in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

  • Draco Malfoy
  • Vincent Crabbe
  • Ron Weasley
  • Gregory Goyle
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Draco Malfoy

Fun fact: Emma Watson actually hit Tom Felton during this scene. According to him, it hurts like hell!

11. Who wrote the textbook “Fantastic Creatures and Where to Find Them”?

  • Phyllida Spore
  • Edwardus Lima
  • Newt Scamander
  • Bathilda Bagshot
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Newt Scamander

This Harry Potter Trivia question shouldn’t be that hard, after all, Newt Scamander got his own spin-off!!

12. Who married George Weasley?

  • Alicia Spinnet
  • Angelina Johnson
  • Demelza Robins
  • Katie Bell
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Angelina Johnson

Of course, they married! The two even went to the Yule Ball on Christmas Day together in their sixth year. And they had two children together, Fred II and Roxanne Weasley.

13. What does the company produce where Vernon Dursley works?

  • Door buckles
  • Drills
  • Nails
  • Hammers
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If I remember correctly, this fact is even mentioned in the very first book. When the Dursley family is introduced.

14. What does S.P.E.W. stand for?

  • Society for the Poor Elves and Wizards
  • Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare
  • Stop Playing with Elves, Wizards
  • Support for Paid Elf Wages
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Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare

S.P.E.W. is another thing that is just mentioned in the books. Poor Hermione, she is so much cooler in the books!

15. What color does unicorn blood have?

  • Gold
  • Blue
  • Silver
  • Rose
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Whoever drinks unicorn blood will stay alive. No matter what. But he/she will live a cursed life from now on…

16. Who was Ron Weasley’s first kiss?

  • Lavender Brown
  • Hermione Granger
  • Katie Bell
  • Cho Chang
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Lavender Brown

Aaaw, Lavender and her Won-Won! So cute! Except the fact that he basically just was jealous because Hermione had kissed Viktor Krum a couple of years earlier.

17. How many staircases does Hogwarts have?

  • 364
  • 142
  • 758
  • 87
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What’s special about the Hogwarts staircases? Well… “There were wide, sweeping ones; narrow, rickety ones; some that led somewhere different on a Friday; some with a vanishing step halfway up that you had to remember to jump.”

18. Who was originally the only Hogwarts champion for the Triwizard Tournament in 1994?

  • Fred Weasley
  • Oliver Wood
  • Cedric Diggory
  • Seamus Finnigan
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Cedric Diggory

What would have happened if Harry’s name had never ended up in the goblet? Maybe Cedric would be still alive.

19. What is Voldemort’s real name?

  • Tom Marvolo Riddle
  • Tom Marvolost Riddle
  • Thomas Marvolo Riddle
  • Tom Marvin Riddle
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Tom Marvolo Riddle

Tom Marvolo Riddle… I am Lord Voldemort!

20. Where did Harry and Ginny first kiss?

  • On the Hogwarts Quidditch pitch
  • In the Gryffindor Common Room
  • Great Hall
  • In Hogsmeade
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In the Gryffindor Common Room

Their first kiss happened in the Gryffindor Common Room right after they won a Quidditch Match.

21. What are the three deathly hallows?

  • Nagini, Cloak of Invisibility, Elder Wand
  • Cloak of Invisibility, Nagini, Ravenclaw’s Diadem
  • Elder Wand, Resurrection Stone, Cloak of Invisibility
  • Tom Riddle’s diary, Resurrection Stone, Elder Wand
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Elder Wand, Resurrection Stone, Cloak of Invisibility

What do you think about “The Tale of the Three Brothers”? I think this story is one of the best scenes in the movies. For movie buffs, here are more Movie “Trivia” Questions for a fun game night!

Hardest Harry Potter “Trivia” Questions

Think you know everything there is to know about the Wizarding World? Try answering these tough Harry Potter “Trivia” questions and see if you’re truly a magical expert!

Beware, some of these questions may require you to dig deep into your memories and knowledge of the series.

1. Which language, other than Parseltongue, does Harry unexpectedly speak during the series?

  • Mermish
  • Gobbledegook
  • Troll
  • Elvish
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Talk about a surprise talent! Our boy Harry casually conversed underwater during the Triwizard Tournament. Who knew he was such a linguist?

2. What does the term “Dumbledore’s Army” refer to in “The Daily Prophet”?

  • A group of anarchists
  • A defense group at Hogwarts
  • A delinquent student organization
  • A code for the Order of the Phoenix
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A group of anarchists

Trust “The Daily Prophet” to get it hilariously wrong! They certainly didn’t see this lovable bunch as the brave defenders we know and adore.

3. What is the full name of Nearly Headless Nick’s 500th Deathday cake?

  • Deathday Cake
  • Moldy Marvel
  • Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s Ghostly Delight
  • Nearly Headless Sponge
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Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s Ghostly Delight

A cake’s name so fancy, you almost don’t want to eat it! Almost…

4. Which spell was used to kill the Basilisk in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”?

  • Avada Kedavra
  • Expelliarmus
  • Confringo
  • None, it was a sword
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None, it was a sword

Who needs spells when you’ve got the Sword of Gryffindor and a hat-throwing phoenix? Sword - 1, Basilisk - 0.

5. Which is NOT one of the secret passages on the Marauder’s Map?

  • One leading to Honeydukes
  • One behind the statue of Gregory the Smarmy
  • One under the Whomping Willow
  • One inside the statue of the one-eyed witch
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One behind the statue of Gregory the Smarmy

Even the Marauders didn’t want to hang out with Gregory, it seems. Or maybe they just couldn’t handle the sass?

6. In “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” who is the Half-Blood Prince?

  • Severus Snape
  • Harry Potter
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Tom Riddle
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Severus Snape

Snape, Snape, Severus Snape… Oh wait, wrong script. But correct answer!

7. Who replaced the Fat Lady after Sirius Black’s attack on her portrait?

  • The Grey Lady
  • Sir Cadogan
  • Phineas Nigellus Black
  • Violet
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Sir Cadogan

The knight who’s as gallant as he is… well, slightly off his rocker. Knightly duties include: wandering portraits and providing riddles.

8. What form does Kingsley Shacklebolt’s Patronus take?

  • Otter
  • Lynx
  • Stag
  • Jack Russell Terrier
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Because nothing says “Auror” like a big cat with mad radio broadcasting skills, am I right?

9. Name the Ravenclaw student who steals Luna Lovegood’s belongings.

  • Padma Patil
  • Cho Chang
  • Michael Corner
  • Marietta Edgecombe
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Marietta Edgecombe

Not cool, Marietta. Not cool. Sneakoscopy on aisle Ravenclaw!

10. What creature is in the tank in the Lovegood house?

  • Grindylow
  • Kappa
  • Streeler
  • Plimpy
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These little water demons must love the quirky décor at Casa Lovegood.

11. What ingredient is NOT in Polyjuice Potion?

  • Knotgrass
  • Lacewing flies
  • Newt spleen
  • Leeches
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Newt spleen

Honestly, who needs spleens when you’ve got the rest of the magic mix? Not us Polyjuice enthusiasts!

12. How many Sickles are in a Galleon?

  • 17
  • 29
  • 493
  • 100
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Let’s be real, who can keep up with wizard currency rates these days?

13. What is the name of Filch’s cat?

  • Mrs. Norris
  • Lady Meow-meow
  • Madam Purr Purr
  • Miss Fuzzy Slippers
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Mrs. Norris

That’s Mrs. Norris to you, always watching, always judging…

14. Who does NOT become a member of the Slug Club?

  • Ginny Weasley
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Hermione Granger
  • Blaise Zabini
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Neville Longbottom

Poor Neville. Left out of the Slug Club, but let’s face it, he’s majorly too cool for it by the end.

15. Which is NOT an Animagus form in the series?

  • Beetle
  • Stag
  • Dog
  • Snake
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Well, other than speaking Parseltongue, Harry never quite slithered his way into becoming a snake Animagus.

16. Who did NOT participate in the Battle of the Seven Potters?

  • Nymphadora Tonks
  • Remus Lupin
  • Mundungus Fletcher
  • Molly Weasley
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Molly Weasley

Molly was probably busy prepping her signature “fantastic motherly scolding” for anyone who dared to scratch her pseudo-son Harry. You tell ’em, Molly!

17. What magical creature is contained within the egg Harry wins in the first task of the Triwizard Tournament?

  • Norwegian Ridgeback
  • Hungarian Horntail
  • Chinese Fireball
  • Swedish Short-Snout
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Hungarian Horntail

Harry’s got the golden egg and the Dragon to match. He’s just a regular mother of dragons.

18. What does one say to close the Marauder’s Map and make it blank again?

  • Nothing, it closes by itself
  • “All done!”
  • “Mischief managed”
  • “No more mischief”
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“Mischief managed”

Ah, the magic words that every Hogwarts student knows by heart. Oh, and they work on the map too.

19. What is NOT a known use of Dragon’s Blood?

  • Oven Cleaner
  • Potion Ingredient
  • Ink colorant
  • Wood varnish
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Oven Cleaner

We’re not saying it’s impossible, but we’ve never seen a dragon helping out with the dishes. Maybe they just don’t want to get their claws dirty.

20. In what year was Dumbledore’s Army created?

  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997
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Ah, the good old days when Harry had to fight off Death Eaters AND homework. We miss those simple times.

So, how well do you know the wizarding world of Harry Potter? Did you ace this “Trivia” or did a troll in the dungeons trip you up? Either way, we hope you had fun testing your knowledge and reminiscing about all the magical moments from the series.

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