Harry Potter is easily one of the most popular fantasy movie trivia topics ever. Do you consider yourself a true Harry Potter fan? Do you know everything there is to know about what happens in the wizarding world?
Without a doubt, Harry Potter is one of the most popular book (and movie!) series of all time. Naturally, it has a huge fandom following. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be a witch or wizard themselves?
If you think you know everything under the sun about the Harry Potter world, we invite you to test your knowledge with these Harry Potter trivia questions! See how many you can get right.
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115 Harry Potter Trivia Questions and Answers
What’s the name of Hagrid’s pet spider?
List all 6 Harry Potter books in the order they came out.
Answer: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows.
Which actor played Lord Voldemore in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows?
Answer: Ralph Fiennes.
Tom Hiddleston, best known for his role as Loki in the Marvel movies, played which character in Harry Potter?
Answer: Salazar Slytherin.
How many Harry Potter movies were there in total?
What is Hermione Granger’s cat’s name?
Who is Professor Snape played by in the Harry Potter movie series?
Answer: Alan Rickman.
What is the correct order of Weasley children, by age?
Answer: Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred & George, Ron, and Ginny.
What is Albus Dumbledore’s 3 middle names?
Answer: Percival Wulfric Brian
What was Voldemort’s middle name at birth?
Where did Harry Potter and Ron Weasley first meet Hermione Granger?
Answer: Aboard the Hogwarts Express.
What is the name of Harry Potter’s aunt and uncle?
Answer: Petunia and Vernon Dursley.
Which Hogwarts house typically has members that posess these traits–courage, bravery, nerve, and chivalry?
Which Hogwarts house typically has members that posess these traits–strong sense of justice, loyalty, patience, generosity, and a propensity for hard work?
Which Hogwarts house typically has members that posess these traits–ambition, resourcefulness, determination, and cleverness?
Which one of Harry Potter’s friends eventually went on to become the Minister of Magic?
What is the name of the reporter who works for The Daily Prophet in the Harry Potter universe?
Answer: Rita Skeeter.
What fictional London street, whose shops stock everything a Hogwarts student needs, is located behind the Leaky Cauldron pub?
Answer: Diagon Alley.
In what year was the first Harry Potter movie released?
What is the address of Harry Potter’s aunt and uncle’s house?
Answer: 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey.
In Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, who did Harry end up going to the Yule Ball with on Christmas Day?
Answer: Parvati Patil.
In which year of Harry Potter’s education at Hogwarts does he first visit the nearby village Hogsmeade?
Answer: Third Year.
Which actor plays Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter movies?
Answer: Matthew David Lewis.
What are the devoted followers of Lord Voldemort referred to as?
Answer: Death Eaters.
What is a Squib?
Answer: A Squib is someone who was born into a wizarding family with at least one magical parent, but does not have magical powers of their own.
The 2007 film The Order of The Phoenix was which number film in the Harry Potter series?
Before playing Edward Cullen in 2008’s Twilight, Robert Pattinson had which Harry Potter role?
Answer: Cedric Diggory.
If you’re a devoted follower of Voldemort, what tattoo do you have?
Answer: The Dark Mark.
What does Harry receive from Dumbledore during his first Christmas at Hogwarts?
Answer: The Cloak of Invisibility.
The massive fire-breathing dragon at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter can be found on top of which “building” at Universal Studios?
Answer: Gringotts Bank.
The Marauder’s Map was a magical document that shows what exactly?
Answer: The map reveals the whole of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, including every hallway, secret passage, and classroom. In addition, it also shows the exact location of every person within the castle and its grounds, even the ghosts.
During detention, who made Harry Potter carve the words “I must not tell lies” into his hand?
Answer: Professor Umbridge.
What exactly did Hagrid’s birthday cake to Harry say?
Answer: “Happee Birthdae Harry.”
Describe what the Dark Mark looks like.
Answer: A skull with a snake protruding from its mouth.
Hermes, Errol, and Pigwidgeon are three of the many pets in a famous series of books. What type of animal are all of these named companions?
What is the spell you would use to light up a room with your wand?
What does the spell “imperio” do?
Answer: It places the target under the complete control of the caster.
What is the spell you would use to summon objects?
What is the spell you would use to cause unbearable pain in a target?
What is the spell you would use to lift a feather in the air?
Answer: Wingardium leviosa.
What is the spell you would use to repair eyeglasses?
Answer: Oculus reparo.
What are the names of Harry Potter’s birth parents?
Answer: James and Lily Potter.
In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which character complains that they never have enough socks, because people always buy them books for Christmas?
What is the name of the Neapolitan mastiff that lives at Hogwarts with Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies?
Harry has two love interests in the series — who were the two ladies?
Answer: Cho Chang and Ginny Weasley.
Which subject did Professor Sinistra teach?
What is the name of the caretaker of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?
Answer: Argus Filch.
Daniel Radcliffe admits that he had a crush on which other Harry Potter actress?
Answer: He had a crush on Helena Bonham Carter, who starred as Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange.
Who does Bill Weasley end up marrying?
Answer: Fleur Delacour.
What is Luna Lovegood’s patronus?
Answer: A hare.
The actress who played Nymphadora Tonks starred in what famous HBO TV series?
Answer: Game of Thrones (she played Osha on Game of Thrones).
Who destroyed the locket Horcrux?
First mentioned in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, what is the name for a magically enchanted object that allows for the apparition-less transportation of multiple people at once upon touching the object?
JK Rowling shares the same birthday as which Harry Potter character?
Answer: Harry Potter (July 31).
What are the three Unforgivable Curses?
Answer: Crucio, Imperio, and Avada Kedavra.
The three Deathly Hallows were the Resurrection Stone, the Cloak of Invisibility, and what?
Answer: Elder Wand.
Where did Harry buy his first wand?
What is Harry’s wand made of (do you know the wood type and the core)?
Answer: Holly wood with a phoenix feather core.
How long did Sirius Black spend in Azkaban?
Answer: 12 years.
Who plays Sirius Black in the Harry Potter movies?
Answer: Gary Oldman.
Hedwig the owl from Harry Potter is what species of owl?
Answer: Snowy Owl.
Is Hedwig a female or male owl?
Throughout the Harry Potter novels, Harry is mentioned by name 18,956 times. Which character is the second most mentioned coming in at a total of 6,464?
Answer: Ron Weasley.
_____ is a ghost who haunts a toilet in a girls’ bathroom on the first or second floor of Hogwarts castle.
Answer: Moaning Myrtle.
What are Ron Weasley’s parents first names?
Answer: Molly and Arthur.
Who is the actor that plays Ron Weasley?
Answer: Rupert Grint.
In Harry Potter’s first year at Hogwarts, there are only three girls on the Gryffindor quidditch team and they all play the same position. What position do they play?
What spell in the world of Harry Potter is used to unlock and open doors?
According to the Harry Potter books, how many total balls are used in a standard Quidditch match?
Who is Remus Lupin’s love interest in both the book series and the movie series?
Answer: Nymphadora Tonks.
What type of wood is Voldemort’s wand made out of, and what is unique about that type of wood?
Answer: Yew. This type of wood is poisonous. Every part of the tree contains alkaloids that are fatal to humans.
The Harry Potter films have been nominated for 12 Oscars over the years. How many did they win?
What is Hermoine’s patronus?
Answer: An otter.
Who was the Divination teacher, usually found draped in a shawl with very large glasses?
Answer: Professor Sybill Trelawney.
What Death Eater is responsible for the killing of Remus Lupin?
Answer: Antonin Dolohov.
What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two lackeys that he’s often seen with?
Answer: Crabbe and Goyle.
Although we didn’t read about it in the books, Rowling eventually revealed the fate of Dolores Umbridge. What was it?
Answer: She was eventually imprisoned for her actions at the Ministry of Magic and was sent to Azkaban.
What device did Hermione use in Prisoner of Azkaban to attend multiple classes at the same time?
Answer: A time-turner.
How old is Harry Potter in the first book?
Answer: He is only 11 years old.
In total, how many people have survived the Killing Curse?
Answer: Just one, Harry.
Where does Dumbledore keep his memories?
Answer: A pensieve.
True or false: Hagrid is a full-blooded human.
Answer: False, he is a half-giant, son of a human man and the giantess Fridwulfa.
Which character served as the Deputy Headmistress and Transfiguration professor at Hogwarts?
Answer: Minerva McGonagall.
Which animal represents the school house Hufflepuff?
Who made Wolfsbane Potion for Professor Lupin to help him keep his human thoughts once he was transformed into a werewolf?
Answer: Professor Snape.
Which Hogwarts poltergeist has been the epitome of mischief and chaos on the campus?
What were the names of the two actors who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movie series?
Answer: Richard Harris and Michael Gambon.
When Harry Potter received the Invisibility Cloak anonymously, what note was attached to it?
Answer: “Use it well.”
Which loud magical plant has a cry is fatal to those who hear it?
Answer: The madrake.
What famous member of Bulgaria’s quidditch team and student at Durmstrang becomes a rival to Ron Weasley for Hermione Granger’s affection during the events of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire?
Answer: Viktor Krum.
What kind of creature does Professor Lockhart let loose in his classroom in the second Harry Potter book?
Answer: Cornish pixies.
Name one of the fictional places where you can get a cup of the beverage, Butterbeer?
Answer: The Three Broomsticks or The Hog’s Head Pub.
What American actor was rejected for the role of Hagrid in Harry Potter due to JK Rowling’s policy of only casting British and Irish actors from the UK for her characters?
Answer: Robin Wiliams.
If dementors were attacking you right this very moment, what spell would you use to conjure a spirit guardian as a defense against the dark creatures?
Answer: Expecto Patronum.
Can you list all seven of Voldemort’s horcruxes?
Answer: Nagini, Tom Riddle’s diary, Harry Potter, Ravenclaw’s diadem, Hufflepuff’s cup, Marvolo Gaunt’s ring, and Slytherin’s locket.
Who gave Harry his Firebolt broomstick?
Answer: Sirius Black.
What is JK Rowling’s birth name?
Answer: Joanne Rowling. The “K” stands for Kathleen, the name of her paternal grandmother.
The Grey Lady is the Ravenclaw House ghost. What is her real name?
Answer: Helena Ravenclaw.
What was Albus Dumbledore’s boggart?
Answer: His dead sister, Ariana.
Goblins converse in a language known as what?
A Thestral is seen only by what type of person?
Answer: Someone who has witnessed death.
Which house-elf served the Crouch family?
Which book in the Harry Potter book series is the longest?
Answer: The 5th book in the series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Filming of the scenes at Platform 9 ¾ all took place at what iconic landmark in London?
Answer: King’s Cross Station, London.
In his first year, what did Hermione give Harry for Christmas?
Answer: A Chocolate Frog and Every Flavor Beans.
During what year at Hogwards did Harry receive the following Christmas gifts — a Firebolt from Sirius Black (although he didn’t know that at the time) and the Marauders Map from Fred and George?
Answer: His third year.
Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place is the address to what place?
Answer: The hidden headquarters of Order of the Phoenix.
What is the birthplace of Hogwarts founder Godric Gryffindor?
Answer: Godric’s Hollow.
What kind of broom does Lucius Malfoy buy for the entire Slytherin Quidditch team?
Answer: Nimbus 2001.
Which Ministry department does Arthur Weasley work in?
Answer: Misuse of Muggle Artefacts.
Which musical instrument does Harry use to get past Fluffy, the three-headed dog that guards the Philosopher’s Stone?
Answer: A flute.
Who slays Nagini in the final book?
Answer: Neville Longbottom.
What is the name of Dumbledore’s phoenix?
Dementors are invisible to Muggles but affect them in the same way. True or False?
Witherwings is the alias given to which magical creature to avoid suspicion from the Ministry of Magic?
What color is Unicorn blood?
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