Dive Into Magic: 50+ Fun Harry Potter Trivia Questions

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Put on your wizarding robes, grab your wand, and get ready to delve into the magical world of Harry Potter. Let’s test your memory of the Harry Potter series, both the books and the films. Whether you’re prepping for a Harry Potter trivia night or just wanting to challenge yourself, we’ve got something for everyone from first year fans to full-fledged Potterheads.

50+ Fun Harry Potter Trivia Questions

Easy Harry Potter Trivia

  1. What is the full name of Harry Potter’s best friend, known for his red hair and fear of spiders?Ron Weasley.
  2. What is the name of Harry Potter’s snowy owl?Hedwig.
  3. What house was Draco Malfoy sorted into at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?Slytherin.
  4. What is the address where Harry lived with the Dursleys in Little Whinging?4 Privet Drive.
  5. What potion allowed Hermione and Ron to transform into other people in the Chamber of Secrets?Polyjuice Potion.
  6. What’s the name of the shopping street in London where wizards and witches get their supplies?Diagon Alley.
  7. What’s the title of the sixth book in the Harry Potter series?Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
  8. Who taught Defense Against the Dark Arts in Harry’s second year?Gilderoy Lockhart.
  9. Who is Harry Potter’s godfather?Sirius Black.
  10. What’s the name of the magical creature that pulls the carriages at Hogwarts?Thestral.
  11. What are the four Hogwarts houses?Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin.
  12. What is the name of the bank where Harry Potter goes to manage his gold?Gringotts Wizarding Bank.
  13. What is the title of the first book in the Harry Potter series?Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Philosopher’s Stone in the UK).
  14. What is Hermione Granger’s patronus?An Otter.
  15. What does the Sorcerer’s Stone do?It produces the Elixir of Life, which grants immortality to the drinker.
  16. What type of creature is Buckbeak?A Hippogriff.
  17. What is Ron Weasley’s younger sister’s name?Ginny Weasley.
  18. Who was the Prisoner of Azkaban, and was he guilty of the crime he was accused of?Sirius Black, and no, he was not guilty.
  19. What was the name of the house-elf Harry freed from the Malfoy family?Dobby.
  20. Who is the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for the majority of the Harry Potter series?Albus Dumbledore.
  21. What kind of creature is Aragog?A Acromantula (giant spider).
  22. Who is the author of the Harry Potter series?J.K. Rowling.
  23. What is the name of the Weasley’s home?The Burrow.
  24. What magical sport do wizards and witches play on broomsticks?Quidditch.
  25. Who is the caretaker of Hogwarts?Argus Filch.

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Hard Harry Potter Trivia

  1. What are the five-digit code that must be dialed into the abandoned red telephone booth to access the Ministry of Magic?62442 (which spells “MAGIC” on a traditional telephone keypad).
  2. What position does Harry play on the Gryffindor Quidditch team?Seeker.
  3. Who are the four champions in the Triwizard Tournament in “The Goblet of Fire”?Harry Potter, Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour, and Viktor Krum.
  4. Who did Hermione Granger take to Slughorn’s Christmas Party in “The Half-Blood Prince”?Cormac McLaggen.
  5. What magical plant is used in the Polyjuice Potion alongside Boomslang skin?Lacewing flies.
  6. What are the three parts of the Deathly Hallows?The Elder Wand, The Resurrection Stone, and The Invisibility Cloak.
  7. In “The Goblet of Fire,” which Quidditch team wins the Quidditch World Cup?Ireland.
  8. What is the first name of Professor Dumbledore?Albus.
  9. Who killed Bellatrix Lestrange in the Battle of Hogwarts?Molly Weasley.
  10. Which Hogwarts professor has the ability to transform into a cat?Professor McGonagall.
  11. What is Dumbledore’s full name?Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore.
  12. Who was Tom Riddle’s mother?Merope Gaunt.
  13. Who originally owned the invisibility cloak before it was passed down to Harry Potter?Ignotus Peverell.
  14. What are the three types of balls used in Quidditch?The Quaffle, the Golden Snitch, and the Bludgers.
  15. Which character did J.K. Rowling say was a metaphor for AIDS in the Wizarding World?Remus Lupin.
  16. What does the incantation “Morsmordre” do?It conjures the Dark Mark.
  17. What is Snape’s Patronus and why is it that form?A doe, which was the same as Lily Potter’s because of his enduring love for her.
  18. Who is Fluffy, and who gave Fluffy to Hagrid?Fluffy is a three-headed dog, given to Hagrid by a “Greek chappie” who was later revealed to be Voldemort.
  19. What are the seven obstacles guarding the Philosopher’s Stone in the first book?Fluffy the three-headed dog, Devil’s Snare, flying keys, a giant chess set, a troll, a series of potions, and the Mirror of Erised.
  20. What is the creature that resides in the Chamber of Secrets?A Basilisk.
  21. What is the incantation to defeat a Boggart?Riddikulus.
  22. What does Ron see in the Mirror of Erised?*Himself as Head Boy and Quidditch Captain, standing alone as the best among his siblings
  23. What is the name of the charm that repels a Dementor?Expecto Patronum.
  24. What is the name of the character who can remember only one spell?Cornelius Fudge.
  25. What does Hermione use to attend more than one class at the same time in “The Prisoner of Azkaban”?Time-Turner.

Fun Harry Potter Quiz

  1. What spell is used to disarm an opponent in a duel?Expelliarmus.
  2. Who is the Half-Blood Prince?Severus Snape.
  3. What was the first Horcrux destroyed and by whom?Tom Riddle’s Diary by Harry Potter.
  4. Which magical plant does Neville Longbottom have an unusual affinity for?Herbology.
  5. What is the name of Hagrid’s three-headed dog?Fluffy.
  6. Who takes over as headmaster of Hogwarts when Dumbledore dies?Severus Snape.
  7. What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two best friends and fellow Slytherins?Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle.
  8. What magical object is used to view another’s memories?Pensieve.
  9. Which character first tells Harry he’s a wizard?Hagrid.
  10. Who does Ginny Weasley marry?Harry Potter.

Harry Potter Movie Trivia

  1. Who plays the character of Harry Potter in the film series?Daniel Radcliffe.
  2. Which actor was recast as Albus Dumbledore after the passing of the original actor, Richard Harris?Michael Gambon.
  3. Who directed the first two “Harry Potter” movies?Chris Columbus.
  4. In “The Prisoner of Azkaban,” who replaces Richard Harris as Albus Dumbledore?Michael Gambon.
  5. Which movie does the character Luna Lovegood first appear in?Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  6. Who played the character of Lord Voldemort in the movies?Ralph Fiennes.
  7. In which Harry Potter film does the character of Gilderoy Lockhart appear?Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
  8. What does Harry see in the sky during the Quidditch World Cup in the film adaptation of “The Goblet of Fire”?The Dark Mark.
  9. Which Harry Potter film is the longest?Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
  10. Which actor portrayed the character of Cedric Diggory?Robert Pattinson.
  11. Who played the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films?Tom Felton.
  12. In which Harry Potter movie does the Battle of Hogwarts take place?Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
  13. What magical item does Hermione use in “The Prisoner of Azkaban” to attend all her classes?A Time-Turner.
  14. In the film “The Chamber of Secrets,” what type of creature is Dobby?A house-elf.
  15. Which Harry Potter film was Alan Rickman’s (Severus Snape) last?Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
  16. Who played the role of Hermione Granger in the film series?Emma Watson.
  17. In which film does Harry first encounter the Dementors?Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
  18. What was the first Harry Potter movie to be released in 3D?Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.
  19. Who directed the final four movies in the Harry Potter series?David Yates.
  20. In the film “The Goblet of Fire,” which character is killed by Wormtail in the graveyard?Cedric Diggory.
  21. In the film “The Sorcerer’s Stone,” what does Harry see in the Mirror of Erised?His parents, Lily and James Potter.
  22. Who plays the role of Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films?Robbie Coltrane.
  23. Who played the role of Professor McGonagall in the film series?Dame Maggie Smith.
  24. Who is the actor for Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies?Rupert Grint.
  25. Who wrote the screenplay for the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a spin-off of the Harry Potter series?J.K. Rowling.

Harry Potter Book Trivia

  1. Who is the author of the “Harry Potter” book series?J.K. Rowling.
  2. In the book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” how does Harry get his scar?He gets it when Lord Voldemort tries to kill him as a baby.
  3. What was Hermione’s original patronus in the books?An Otter.
  4. In the books, who was the Half-Blood Prince?Severus Snape.
  5. Which one of Harry’s classmates becomes a werewolf in the book series?None. (This is a trick question. Lupin, who was a werewolf, was his teacher not his classmate).
  6. What is the seventh and final book of the Harry Potter series?Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
  7. Who was the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?Barty Crouch Jr. disguised as Alastor Moody using Polyjuice Potion.
  8. What are the names of Ron Weasley’s parents in the books?Arthur and Molly Weasley.
  9. What are the three Deathly Hallows according to the book “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”?The Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and the Cloak of Invisibility.
  10. In the books, which character destroyed the last Horcrux?Neville Longbottom (He kills Nagini with the sword of Gryffindor).
  11. In “The Prisoner of Azkaban,” who gave Hermione the Time-Turner?Professor McGonagall.
  12. In the books, who takes Fleur Delacour to the Yule Ball?Roger Davies, the captain of the Ravenclaw Quidditch team.
  13. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” which character can see Thestrals after witnessing death?Harry Potter.
  14. What is Dumbledore’s full name in the books?Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore.
  15. What potion do Hermione, Ron, and Harry use to transform into other people in “The Chamber of Secrets”?Polyjuice Potion.
  16. What is the name of Hermione’s cat in the books?Crookshanks.
  17. Who kills Bellatrix Lestrange in the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” book?Molly Weasley.
  18. Which character opens the Chamber of Secrets in the second book of the series?Ginny Weasley, under the influence of Tom Riddle’s diary.
  19. Who wins the Triwizard Tournament in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?Cedric Diggory and Harry Potter. (They decided to grab the Triwizard Cup at the same time, becoming joint winners).
  20. Which Hogwarts house wins the House Cup in the first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”?Gryffindor.
  21. What is Harry Potter’s vault number at Gringotts in the books?Vault 687.
  22. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” who does Harry kiss after the Gryffindor Quidditch team’s victory?Cho Chang.
  23. In the books, which character can talk to snakes?Harry Potter (and Voldemort). This ability is known as Parseltongue.
  24. What is the incantation to summon an object toward you in the books?Accio.
  25. What is the name of the tree that attacks anyone who comes near it on the Hogwarts grounds in the books?The Whomping Willow.

True or False Harry Potter Trivia

  1. True or False: Harry Potter has green eyes in the books.True.
  2. True or False: Ron Weasley is the youngest in his family.False. Ginny is the youngest.
  3. True or False: The Hogwarts School motto is “Never tickle a sleeping dragon.”True.
  4. True or False: There are 6 players on a Quidditch team.False. There are 7 players on a Quidditch team.
  5. True or False: Draco Malfoy has a younger sister.False. He is an only child.
  6. True or False: Albus Dumbledore’s Patronus is a Phoenix.True.
  7. True or False: J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch after a fight with her boyfriend.True.
  8. True or False: Dolores Umbridge works for the Ministry of Magic.True.
  9. True or False: Harry, Ron, and Hermione all worked for the Ministry of Magic after graduating from Hogwarts.True.
  10. True or False: The Marauder’s Map was created by Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, James Potter, and Peter Pettigrew.True.
  11. True or False: Severus Snape was the Headmaster of Hogwarts after Dumbledore’s death.True.
  12. True or False: The spell “Expecto Patronum” is used to conjure the Dark Mark.False. It’s used to conjure a Patronus, a form of positive energy.
  13. True or False: The last words of the entire Harry Potter series are “All was well.”True.
  14. True or False: Fred and George Weasley were born on April Fool’s Day.True.
  15. True or False: Arthur Weasley works in the Department of Mysteries at the Ministry of Magic.False. He works in the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Office.
  16. True or False: Harry was born on July 31, 1980.True.
  17. True or False: Peeves the Poltergeist was a student at Hogwarts who passed away.False. He is a spirit of chaos that has been at Hogwarts for centuries.
  18. True or False: The Hogwarts Express leaves from Platform 9¾.True.
  19. True or False: Sirius Black is Harry’s godfather.True.
  20. True or False: Bellatrix Lestrange is Sirius Black’s cousin.True.
  21. True or False: The Hogwarts House Hufflepuff has a badger as its symbol.True.
  22. True or False: In “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” Harry was the only champion from Hogwarts in the Triwizard Tournament.False. Cedric Diggory was also a champion from Hogwarts.
  23. True or False: In the books, Hermione’s hair is described as bushy.True.
  24. True or False: Neville Longbottom ends up marrying Luna Lovegood.False. He marries Hannah Abbott.
  25. True or False: The Deathly Hallows are a cloak of invisibility, a wand, and a ring.True.

Harry Potter Facts

  1. Who was the original owner of Harry’s invisibility cloak?Ignotus Peverell.
  2. What is the effect of the Imperius Curse?It controls the actions of the victim.
  3. What does the spell “Obliviate” do?It erases memories.
  4. What is the name of the magical map that shows the location of everyone in the Hogwarts castle?Marauder’s Map.
  5. What is the name of the room that appears only when someone is in need of it?Room of Requirement.
  6. What are the names of the Weasley twins?Fred and George Weasley.
  7. What is the name of Voldemort’s snake?Nagini.
  8. What is the core of Harry’s wand?Phoenix feather.
  9. Who were Harry Potter’s parents?Lily and James Potter.
  10. What does S.P.E.W. stand for in the Harry Potter series?Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare.

From casual fan to trivia master, we’ve covered a bit of everything. Stay tuned for the latest news, more Harry Potter trivia, facts, and quizzes. Whether you’re preparing for your first year at Hogwarts or an old hat at this magical world, remember, the magic never ends!

Wrapping Up Our Magical Journey through Harry Potter Trivia

And there you have it, wizards, witches, and Muggles alike! We have just taken an exhilarating ride on the Hogwarts Express through the enchanting world of Harry Potter.

Whether you’re a seasoned Potterhead, a fresh face to this magical universe, or just here for a bit of fun, this comprehensive Harry Potter trivia compilation was designed to entertain, challenge, and invoke the whimsical nostalgia of J.K. Rowling’s magnificent world.

Remember, the essence of the Harry Potter series isn’t about memorizing facts and details, but rather about the emotions, friendships, adventures, and life lessons it has imparted on us. It’s about love and loyalty, courage and sacrifice, friendship and family.

Whether you’re preparing for a Harry Potter trivia night, looking to rekindle your Harry Potter knowledge, or just enjoyed recalling the magical world of Hogwarts, I hope these questions have ignited that spark of magic in you!

Stay curious, keep exploring, and never forget: as J.K. Rowling herself wrote, “The stories we love best do live in us forever. So, whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.”

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