80 Harry Potter Trivia Questions

Are you ready to embark on a magical journey through the enchanting world of Hogwarts? 

Our collection of some spellbinding Harry Potter trivia questions is designed to challenge even the most dedicated Potterheads. 

Whether you’re a proud Gryffindor, a wise Ravenclaw, a loyal Hufflepuff, or a cunning Slytherin, it’s time to put your wizarding knowledge to the ultimate test! 

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Harry Potter Trivia Questions

  1. In “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” what is the full name of the potion that grants temporary luck, and who brews it for the first time in Hogwarts in over a century?

  2. Detail the specific process Harry Potter uses to open the Chamber of Secrets in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”

  3. Name the three tasks of the Triwizard Tournament in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and the magical creatures Harry encounters in each task.

  4. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” what is the full name of the clandestine group Harry forms to teach his fellow students Defence Against the Dark Arts?

  5. Which Horcrux did Albus Dumbledore destroy, and how did its destruction affect him in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”?

  6. Identify the rare magical creature that Harry, Ron, and Hermione encounter in the forest while searching for Horcruxes in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” and explain its significance.

  7. What are the three Deathly Hallows, and who originally possessed each of them according to “The Tales of Beedle the Bard”?

  8. Describe the prophecy made about Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort, including who made it and to whom it was originally told.

  9. In “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” which character is revealed to be an Animagus, and what form do they take?

  10. What is the core and length of Harry Potter’s wand, and from which magical creature does the core material originate?

  11. Explain the memory modification charm that Hermione Granger uses on her parents in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” including its effects and purpose.

  12. In “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” who is the real Mad-Eye Moody and what happened to the original one?

  13. Detail the process of creating a Horcrux, as mentioned across the Harry Potter series.

  14. What is the full name of the potion that Professor Slughorn asks Tom Riddle about in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” and what is its significance?

  15. Name the four founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the specific artifact associated with each founder.

  16. In “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” who gives Harry the invisibility cloak, and what is the history behind it?

  17. Describe the Patronus charm, including the incantation, the form Harry Potter’s Patronus takes, and the memory he uses to conjure it.

  18. Who is the Half-Blood Prince, and what is the significance of this title in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”?

  19. In “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” what specific language does Harry Potter discover he can speak, and why is it significant?

  20. List the members of the Order of the Phoenix as first introduced in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”

  21. In “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” what type of dragon does Hagrid win in a card game, and what name does he give it?

  22. What is the full title of the book Hermione Granger uses to brew Polyjuice Potion in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”?

  23. Describe the unique properties of the Mirror of Erised that Harry encounters in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.”

  24. In “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” what is the true identity of Scabbers, the pet rat of Ron Weasley?

  25. Name the magical plant that Neville Longbottom gives Harry to help him breathe underwater in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”

  26. Which character is revealed to be the Half-Blood Prince in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” and what is the significance of this title?

  27. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” how does Harry first become aware of the existence of Thestrals?

  28. Detail the specific protections each of the Hogwarts founders placed on the Philosopher’s Stone in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.”

  29. What is the incantation for the spell used to summon objects, and what is Harry’s first successful use of it in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?

  30. Explain the role of a Secret Keeper in the Fidelius Charm as portrayed in the Harry Potter series.

  31. Describe the Room of Requirement’s unique feature and its first appearance in the Harry Potter series.

  32. What is the full name of the spell that conjures the Dark Mark and who casts it for the first time in the series?

  33. In “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” what creature is Aragog, and how does he help Harry and Ron?

  34. Name the original owners of the wands making up the Deathly Hallows.

  35. What is the purpose of the Goblet of Fire in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?

  36. Describe the nature and purpose of the Pensieve seen in the Harry Potter series.

  37. Who is the first character to be petrified in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” and what is the cause of the petrification?

  38. What is the function of the Sneakoscope in the Harry Potter universe, and when is it first introduced?

  39. Explain the significance of the number 12 in relation to the location of the Black family home, as revealed in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”

  40. Detail the exact process by which one becomes a ghost in the Harry Potter universe, as explained by Nearly Headless Nick.

  41. In “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” what chess piece does Ron Weasley play in the giant wizard’s chess game?

  42. Name the four Marauders and their corresponding Animagus forms or nicknames as revealed in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.”

  43. What is the full name of the professor who teaches Arithmancy at Hogwarts, and which main character takes her class?

  44. Detail the curse that affects Neville Longbottom’s parents, including who inflicted it and the resulting condition.

  45. In “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” what is the name of Viktor Krum’s school, and from which country does it hail?

  46. Who is the ghost of Hufflepuff House, and what is their backstory?

  47. Explain the unique characteristics of a Basilisk as depicted in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”

  48. What is the name of the potion that allows the drinker to assume the form of someone else, as seen throughout the series?

  49. In “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” what is the name of the book that Harry uses in Potions class, and who was its previous owner?

  50. What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two closest friends throughout the series?

  51. Describe the function and appearance of a Portkey as used in the Harry Potter universe.

  52. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” what is the primary use of the Room of Requirement by Dumbledore’s Army?

  53. Who was the original owner of Harry’s first broomstick, the Nimbus 2000?

  54. Detail the special properties of the Whomping Willow and its purpose at Hogwarts.

  55. What is the name of the Lovegood family’s magazine, and what unusual creatures does it often feature?

  56. Explain the significance of the vanishing cabinet in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”

  57. What magical creature does Hagrid introduce in his first Care of Magical Creatures class?

  58. In “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” what is the full name of the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to the underground chambers?

  59. What is the name of the Ministry of Magic’s judicial body, and where is its courtroom located?

  60. Detail the enchantment Lily Potter placed on Harry, and how it protected him.

  61. In “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” what flavor of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans does Dumbledore end up with at the end of the book?

  62. What magical talent does Ginny Weasley display at a young age, as mentioned in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”?

  63. Name the potion that Severus Snape brews to cure those petrified in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”

  64. In “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” what is the full name of the charm that conjures a Patronus, and what memory does Hermione use to conjure hers?

  65. Detail the characteristics of the creatures that pull the carriages to Hogwarts, as first seen in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”

  66. What is the name of the spell that repairs broken objects, first seen in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”?

  67. In “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” who originally put Harry’s name in the Goblet of Fire, and how?

  68. Describe the function of the Time-Turner used by Hermione in “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.”

  69. What is the name of the society Albus Dumbledore forms to oppose Lord Voldemort and his followers?

  70. Who owned the Elder Wand before Draco Malfoy, and how did he acquire it?

  71. In “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” what is the final obstacle Harry must overcome to reach the Philosopher’s Stone?

  72. Name the two types of magical creatures that guard the wizarding prison Azkaban.

  73. What is the full name of the potion that grants the drinker the ability to transform into someone else, as seen in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?

  74. In “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” who replaces Albus Dumbledore as Head of Hogwarts after his removal?

  75. What is the name of the Weasley twins’ joke shop, and where is it located?

  76. Detail the unique qualities of the sword of Gryffindor, including how it presents itself to worthy Gryffindors.

  77. What form does Luna Lovegood’s Patronus take?

  78. In “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” what is the name of the textbook that Harry receives from Horace Slughorn for Potions class?

  79. Who are the four champions initially chosen for the Triwizard Tournament in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”?

  80. Describe the effects and appearance of the spell “Lumos Maxima,” as used in the Harry Potter series.

Answers

  1. Felix Felicis, brewed by Harry Potter.

  2. Harry speaks Parseltongue to open the Chamber.

  3. First task: Dragons; Second task: Merpeople; Third task: A maze with a Sphinx and Blast-Ended Skrewts.

  4. Dumbledore’s Army (D.A.).

  5. Marvolo Gaunt’s ring; it curses Dumbledore.

  6. A Thestral, a symbol of death and the invisible.

  7. The Elder Wand (Death), the Resurrection Stone (Cadmus Peverell), and the Invisibility Cloak (Ignotus Peverell).

  8. Sybill Trelawney to Albus Dumbledore, foretelling that one would kill the other.

  9. Sirius Black; a black dog.

  10. 11 inches, phoenix feather from Fawkes.

  11. Obliviate; erases their memories for their protection.

  12. Barty Crouch Jr. impersonates him using Polyjuice Potion.

  13. Murder splits the soul, then a spell is used with a horcrux object.

  14. The Horcrux-making potion, it’s used to create Horcruxes.

  15. Godric Gryffindor (sword), Helga Hufflepuff (cup), Rowena Ravenclaw (diadem), and Salazar Slytherin (locket).

  16. Albus Dumbledore, originally belonging to Harry’s father, James Potter.

  17. “Expecto Patronum,” a stag, and Harry’s memory of his parents.

  18. Severus Snape, referencing his mixed heritage.

  19. Parseltongue, significant as it’s the language of serpents and associated with Salazar Slytherin.

  20. Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Alastor Moody, Molly and Arthur Weasley, Nymphadora Tonks, Kingsley Shacklebolt, and others.

  21. A Norwegian Ridgeback named Norbert.

  22. “Moste Potente Potions.”

  23. Shows the deepest, most desperate desire of one’s heart.

  24. Peter Pettigrew, a Death Eater in disguise.

  25. Gillyweed.

  26. Severus Snape; it reflects his mixed heritage and magical expertise.

  27. After witnessing Cedric Diggory’s death, he can see them because they are visible only to those who have seen death.

  28. Fluffy (Hagrid), devil’s snare (Sprout), flying keys (Flitwick), giant chess game (McGonagall), troll (Quirrell), riddle of the potions (Snape), Mirror of Erised (Dumbledore).

  29. “Accio”; he summons his broomstick during the first task of the Triwizard Tournament.

  30. Keeps a location’s secret within a chosen person, making it invisible to others.

  31. Appears only when someone is in great need of it; first used by Dumbledore to hide the Philosopher’s Stone.

  32. “Morsmordre,” cast by Barty Crouch Jr. (disguised as Mad-Eye Moody).

  33. An Acromantula; provides crucial information about the Chamber of Secrets.

  34. The Elder Wand (Death), the Resurrection Stone (Cadmus Peverell), the Invisibility Cloak (Ignotus Peverell).

  35. Selects the Triwizard Tournament participants.

  36. Stores and reviews memories.

  37. Mrs. Norris, the cat of Argus Filch; petrified by the Basilisk.

  38. Detects untrustworthy presences; first given to Harry by Ron’s brother, Fred and George.

  39. The home is hidden from Muggles and wizards alike, accessible only to those who know it is at number 12, Grimmauld Place.

  40. A wizard or witch must choose to remain behind as a ghost rather than moving on.

  41. A knight.

  42. James Potter (Prongs), Sirius Black (Padfoot), Remus Lupin (Moony), and Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail).

  43. Professor Septima Vector; Hermione Granger takes her class.

  44. The Cruciatus Curse by Bellatrix Lestrange; they are left permanently insane.

  45. Durmstrang Institute, Bulgaria.

  46. The Fat Friar; he was executed for witchcraft in his lifetime.

  47. Giant serpent, kills with its gaze, born from a chicken’s egg hatched beneath a toad.

  48. Polyjuice Potion.

  49. “Advanced Potion Making,” previously owned by Severus Snape (the Half-Blood Prince).

  50. Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle.

  51. An object used for magical transportation, often looks like an ordinary object.

  52. As a secret meeting place for practicing Defense Against the Dark Arts.

  53. Minerva McGonagall, after Harry was spotted during his first flying lesson.

  54. Violently swats anything near it; hides the entrance to the tunnel leading to the Shrieking Shack.

  55. “The Quibbler”; features creatures like Crumple-Horned Snorkacks.

  56. It connects Hogwarts to Borgin and Burkes, allowing Death Eaters to enter the school.

  57. Hippogriffs, specifically Buckbeak.

  58. Fluffy.

  59. The Wizengamot; located in a dungeon at the Ministry of Magic.

  60. Her sacrifice protects Harry from Voldemort, making it impossible for him to harm Harry directly.

  61. Alas, earwax.

  62. She shows a rare ability for Bat-Bogey Hexes.

  63. The Mandrake Restorative Draught.

  64. “Expecto Patronum”; Hermione’s memory isn’t specified.

  65. Thestrals, winged horses visible only to those who have seen death.

  66. “Reparo.”

  67. Barty Crouch Jr. using Polyjuice Potion to disguise himself as Mad-Eye Moody.

  68. Allows the user to travel back in time for short periods.

  69. The Order of the Phoenix.

  70. Albus Dumbledore; he won it from Gellert Grindelwald.

  71. The Mirror of Erised, which shows the deepest, most desperate desire of one’s heart.

  72. Dementors and Inferi.

  73. Polyjuice Potion.

  74. Dolores Umbridge.

  75. Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, located in Diagon Alley.

  76. Appears to any Gryffindor in a time of need; it’s imbued with Basilisk venom.

  77. A hare.

  78. “Advanced Potion Making.”

  79. Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour, Viktor Krum, and Harry Potter.

  80. Produces a powerful, blinding light; the spell is visibly bright and intense.
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