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Harry Potter Quiz: 40 Questions and Answers to Scratch your Quizzitch (Free Download!)

Lawrence Haywood 19 Oct 2021 6 min read

Need to conjure up a Harry Potter quiz to host for your magic-inclined mates? Well 10 points to AhaSlides, because we’ve compiled a list of 40 Harry Potter quiz questions and answers!

What’s more, it’s all in an instantly downloadable format on our free, interactive quizzing software.

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How Does it Work?

Host the Harry Potter quiz on AhaSlides with just 2 requirements.

  • For the host (that’s you!): A laptop.
  • For the players: A phone each.

Run this live quiz from AhaSlides and your players will answer each question live on their phones. At the end of the questions, you’ll know for sure who’s top Dumbledore!

Oh, and this fully free quiz is fully customisable! You can change anything you want about the questions, backgrounds, images, question types etc. on AhaSlides.

⭐ Find out more about how to use this quiz down here!

Just the Harry Potter Quiz Questions

If you don’t feel like using the magic of interactive technology, we’ve got all the questions below; suitable for an old school, quill and parchment type of quiz.

Test your own knowledge by checking out the questions and seeing the answers below.

⭐ Please note that the image-based questions of the Harry Potter quiz only work on AhaSlides, so we’ve left them out of this list. You can click here to see the full quiz with image questions.

Round #1: Spells


#1 – What spell did Harry use to kill Lord Voldemort?

  • Expelliarmus
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Avada Kedavra
  • Accio

#2 – At the first meeting of the Duelling Club, Draco Malfoy summoned what animal with the spell ‘Serpensortia’?

  • Frog
  • Snake
  • Dragon
  • Bear

#3 – “It’s Levi-O-sa, not…”

  • Levi-o-SA
  • LEVI-o-sa

#4 – Select all of the 3 ‘Unforgivable Curses’

  • Imperius
  • Confundo
  • Cruciatus
  • Bombardo
  • Oppugno
  • Avada Kedavra
  • Spongify

#5 – The ‘Felifors’ spell turns a cat into a what?

  • Hat
  • Bat
  • Matchbox
  • Cauldron

#6 – Gilderoy Lockhart tried to use ‘Brackium Emendo’ to fix Harry’s broken bones. What did it actually do to him?

  • Turned his leg wooden
  • Removed his bones entirely
  • Forced him to speak Parseltongue
  • Gave him an exquisite singing voice

#7 – Which Patronus belongs to Luna Lovegood?

  • Doe
  • Rabbit
  • Dog
  • Horse

#8 – Lumos is the spell that produces light from the user’s wand. What spell turns it off?

#9 – Who wrote the 7-book series titled ‘The Standard Book of Spells’?

  • Kennilworthy Whisp
  • Rita Skeeter
  • Bathilda Bagshot
  • Miranda Goshawk

#10 – The spell ‘Piertotum Locomotor’ gives life to what types of objects?

Round #2: Houses of Hogwarts


#1 – What was the first name of the founder of Slytherin house?

#2 – Which element is associated with Hufflepuff?

  • Fire
  • Earth
  • Air
  • Water

#3 – What is the password that Ron and Hermione, disguised as Crabbe and Goyle, use to get into the Slytherin common room?

#4 – Who was Gryffindor’s Quidditch-obsessed keeper between 1987 and 1994?

  • Katie Bell
  • Oliver Wood
  • Charlie Weasley
  • Angelina Johnson

#5 – ‘Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure’ is the motto of which house?

  • Gryffindor
  • Hufflepuff
  • Ravenclaw
  • Slytherin

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Round #3: Fantastic Beasts


#1 – What’s the name of Hagrid’s 3-headed dog that protects the Philosopher’s Stone?

#2 – What was the name of the Black family’s house elf?

  • Dobby
  • Winky
  • Kreacher
  • Hokey

#3 – What is a thestral?

  • A half-giant
  • An invisible winged horse
  • A shrunken head
  • A pixie

#4 – What was the name of the animal that acted as the snitch in early Quidditch games?

  • Golden Snackett
  • Golden Stonch
  • Golden Steen
  • Golden Snidget

#5 – When unearthed, a mandrake will do what?

  • Dance
  • Burp
  • Scream
  • Laugh

#6 – Cedric Diggory faced what breed of dragon in the Triwizard Tournament?

  • Swedish Short-Snout
  • Peruvian Vipertooth
  • Common Welsh Green
  • Norwegian Ridgeback

#7 – The tears of which animal are the only known antidote to basilisk venom?

  • Phoenix
  • Billywig
  • Hippogriff
  • Boggart

#8 – What’s the name of the gigantic spider that almost killed Harry, Ron and Fang in the Forbidden Forest?

#9 – Select the centaurs named in the Harry Potter books

  • Bane
  • Firenze
  • Falco
  • Magorian
  • Alderman
  • Ronan
  • Lurius

Round #4: General Kn-owl-edge 😏


#1 – What position does Harry play on his Quidditch team?

  • Chaser
  • Keeper
  • Bludger
  • Seeker

#2 – Who knocks out the troll in the ladies’ bathroom in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?

  • Harry
  • Ron
  • Hermione
  • Snape

#3 – What must the user of the Marauder’s Map say after using it, in order to reset it?


#4 – Who poses as Mad-Eye Moody, Harry’s 4th year Defense Against the Dark Arts professor?

  • Voldemort
  • Peter Pettigrew
  • Barty Crouch Jr.
  • Sirius Black

#5 – Albus Dumbledore destroyed which Horcrux?

  • Slytherin’s locket
  • Nagini
  • Hufflepuff’s cup
  • Marvolo Gaunt’s ring

#6 – What magical talent does Harry share with Voldemort?

  • Being an Animagus
  • Being a Parselmouth
  • Being an Auror
  • Being a Death Eater

#7 – Who saved a centaur from being strangled by Professor Umbridge in the Forbidden Forest?

  • Grawp
  • Buckbeak
  • Hagrid
  • Luna

#8 – Finish the inscription on Dobby’s tombstone: ‘Here lies Dobby…

  • ‘A true friend’
  • ‘The best servant’
  • ‘A free Elf’
  • ‘Master of socks’

#9 – What was the name of the joke shop founded by the Weasley twins at 93 Diagon Alley?

  • Weasley’s Witchcraft Wonders
  • Weasley’s Worldwide Whompers
  • Weasley’s Wicked Whatsits
  • Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes

Just the Harry Potter Quiz Answers

Round #1: Spells

  1. Expelliarmus
  2. Snake
  3. Levi-o-SA
  4. Imperius, Cruciatus and Avada Kedavra
  5. Cauldron
  6. Removed his bones entirely
  7. Rabbit
  8. Nox
  9. Miranda Goshawk
  10. Statues

Round #2: Houses of Hogwarts

  1. Salazar
  2. Earth
  3. Pure-blood
  4. Oliver Wood
  5. Ravenclaw

Round #3: Fantastic Beasts

  1. Fluffy
  2. Kreacher
  3. An invisible winged horse
  4. Golden Snidget
  5. Scream
  6. Swedish Short-Snout
  7. Phoenix
  8. Aragog
  9. Bane, Firenze, Magorian and Ronan

Round #4: General Kn-owl-edge

  1. Seeker
  2. Ron
  3. Mischief managed
  4. Barty Crouch Jr.
  5. Marvolo Gaunt’s ring
  6. Being a Parselmouth
  7. Grawp
  8. ‘A free Elf’
  9. Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes

How to Use this Free Harry Potter Quiz

Change the Questions

If any questions seem too easy or too hard in the quiz, there’s a quick fix for that. You can change question types to make questions more suitable for the Hermione Grangers or the Neville Longbottoms of the group.

Changing a pick answer slide to a type answer slide on the Harry Potter  quiz
A type answer quiz slide on AhaSlides.

Changing any ‘pick answer’ type question to a ‘type answer’ type question immediately makes things harder. Likewise, doing the reverse and offering multiple choices for your players makes things much easier.

Bonus 💡 You can also add any question you want by clicking the ‘new slide’ button in the top left corner.

Play in Houses

Pump up your Harry Potter quiz with some fierce house loyalty. We all know Ravenclaws are witty and Slytherins are cunning, but which one is more likely to ace a magical quiz?

Setting up teams on AhaSlides'  downloadable Harry Potter quiz.

Set your houses in the ‘settings’ menu. Here you can choose…

  • Number of teams
  • Number of participants per team
  • Team scoring rules (average score, total score or fastest answer)
  • Change team names
  • Add new teams

Create a Dialogue

Harry’s not just a quizzard, he’s a bonafide pollster as well.

If you download the Harry Potter quiz above, you’ll also have access to AhaSlides’ free polling slides. Using these slide types, you can vote and share opinions about all things in the Potterverse, which is a great way to start or end your quiz.

Here’s a few ideas…

Idea #1 – Word Cloud Slide

How does it work? 🤔 Word clouds show you the popularity of your audience’s answers. The more an answer is submitted by your audience, the larger it appears on the screen. The answer at the centre will always be the most popular.

Using an AhaSlides word cloud poll to find the best characters in the Harry Potter series.

Idea #2 – Scales Slide

How does it work? 🤔 A scales slide lets your audience rate different statements on a sliding scale. The results are colour-coded on a graph that reveals every rating point and the average result for each statement.

Using an AhaSlides scales slide to get an audience to rate their favourite Harry Potter books.

Idea #3 – Open-ended Slide

How does it work? 🤔 An open-ended slide simply lets your audience respond to your question with whatever they want.

Using an AhaSlides open-ended slide to ask audience members their favourite moments in the Harry Potter series,

Got a Real Big Quizzitch?

If you’re a total Hermione about grades and competition, be sure to check out some of the other premade quizzes on AhaSlides:

💡 You can scratch all your Quizzitches with the other quizzes in our template library. They’re all free and all instantly downloadable to your AhaSlides account.

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