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50 Harry Potter Questions and Answers for Your Virtual Pub Quiz

14 Oct 2020 6 min read

Vincent Pham

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Pub Quiz and Harry Potter are two of our favourite pastimes here at AhaSlides, and now thanks to the magic of the internet virtual pub quizzes are on the trend. So next time you’re on House Party, Google Hangouts, Zoom or Messenger with some fellow Potterheads, let’s see what they really know about The Boy Who Lived.

In this blog post, we have compiled a list of 50 Harry Potter quiz questions and answers for you, so grab your butterbeer and quiz on!

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If you want to dazzle your mates and act like a computer wizard, use an online interactive quiz maker for your virtual pub quiz. When you create your quiz on one of these platforms, your participants can join in and play with a smartphone, which is honestly quite brilliant.

There a quite a few out there, but a popular one is AhaSlides.

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Plus there’re many more virtual pub quizzes templates available for your use.

Harry Potter Quiz Questions

Are you ready? Try your Harry Potter knowledge with these questions below and see the answer at the end of this blog post.

Multiple-choice Questions

1. How does Harry manage to breathe underwater during the second task of the Triwizard Tournament?

  • He transfigures into a shark
  • He kisses a mermaid
  • He eats gillyweed
  • He performs a bubble-head charm

2. What is the name of Fred and George’s joke shop?

  • Weasley Joke Emporium
  • Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
  • Fred & George’s Wonder Emporium
  • Zonko’s Joke Shop

3. Which of these is NOT one of the Unforgivable Curses?

  • Cruciatus Curse
  • Imperius Curse
  • Sectumsempra
  • Avada Kedavra

4. Who played Lord Voldemort in the movies?

  • Jeremy Irons
  • Tom Hiddleston
  • Gary Oldman
  • Ralph Fiennes

5. Who guards the entrance to the Gryffindor common room?

  • The Grey Lady
  • The Fat Friar
  • The Bloody Baron
  • The Fat Lady
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Lord Voldemort would have been much more handsome with a mustache ?

6. Who is NOT a member of the Order of the Phoenix?

  • Cornelius Fudge
  • Mad-eye Moody
  • Professor Snape
  • Remus Lupin

7. A wizard who cannot do magic is known as a:

  • Bleaker
  • Squib
  • Duddle
  • Wizont

8. What does the spell “Obliviate” do?

  • Destroys objects
  • Sends someone to the nether realm
  • Removes parts of someone’s memory
  • Makes objects invisible

9. Where does Hermione brew her first batch of Polyjuice Potion?

  • Moaning Myrtle’s Bathroom
  • The Hogwarts Kitchen
  • The Room of Requirement
  • The Gryffindor Common Room

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

  • Mischief Managed
  • Nothing to See Here
  • All Done
  • Hello Professor
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11. The three kinds of balls used in Quidditch are Bludgers, Snitches, and…

  • Quaffles
  • Wiffles
  • Boccis
  • Foozles

12. Who has been stealing Harry’s letters from Ron and Hermione at the beginning of ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’?

  • Dumbledore
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Dobby
  • The Dursleys

13. How many Weasley siblings are there?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 10
  • 3

14. Where do Harry and Ron eventually find the missing flying Ford Anglia?

  • At the Ministry of Magic
  • In the Forbidden Forest
  • In the Room of Requirement
  • Outside the Dursleys House
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15. From what King’s Cross platform does the Hogwarts Express leave?

  • Eight and One-quarter
  • Nine and Three-quarters
  • Five and a Half
  • Eleven

16. What’s the name of Filch’s cat?

  • Ser Pounce
  • Buttercup
  • Mrs. Norris
  • Jones

17. Which professor teaches flying lessons?

  • Professor Grubbly-Plank
  • Sybill Trelawney
  • Charity Burbage
  • Madam Hooch

18. Which is NOT a form of currency in the wizarding world?

  • Doxies
  • Sickles
  • Knuts
  • Galleons

19. What does Hermione use to defeat the Devil’s Snare plant?

  • Fire
  • Expelliarmus!
  • Wind
  • A Reducto Charm

20. Who has given Harry Potter the Invisibility cloak?

  • Dumbledore
  • Mad-eye Moody
  • Professor Snape
  • Dobby
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21. What is the model of the first broom Harry ever receives?

  • Cleansweep One
  • Nimbus 2000
  • Hoover
  • Firebolt

22. What does Mrs. Weasley give Harry for Christmas every year?

  • Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans
  • Chocolate frogs
  • A fruit cake
  • A new sweater

23. What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two cronies?

  • Huggs and Pucey
  • Flint and Boyle
  • Crabbe and Goyle
  • Pike and Zabini

24. Where does Dumbledore’s Army meet in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’?

  • The Room of Requirement
  • The Gryffindor Common Room
  • Hagrid’s House
  • The Shrieking Shack

25. How do you summon a Patronus?

  • Patronia Paternus
  • Expelliarmus Patronicha
  • Expecto Patronum
  • Accio Patronus

Type Questions

26. What is the collective name for the three magical objects (a wand, a stone and an invisibility cloak) which when owned by one person are said to give mastery over death?

27. Which term refers to wizards and witches who have both magic and Muggle ancestors?

28. Which celebrity wizard is appointed Hogwart’s new Defence Against the Dark Arts instructor in Chamber of Secrets?

29. Hagrid’s pet hippogriff was sentenced to death for injuring Draco Malfoy before his subsequent rescue by Harry and Hermione. What was the pet’s name?

30. What is the name of the loony Ravenclaw student from the year below Harry whose big green eyes are said to give her a ‘permanently surprised look’?

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31. On which street would you find Borgin & Burkes?

32. In the Order of the Phoenix, which member of Gryffindor receives a Blood Blisterpod from Ron by mistake during a game of Quidditch?

33. Who is Hogwarts’ Herbology professor and the head of Hufflepuff House?

34. What is the name of the only bank in the wizarding world?

35. What is the name of Harry Potter’s owl?

36. Along with Hogwarts School and Durmstrang Institute, what other wizarding school participates in the Triwizard Cup?

37. What wood is Harry Potter’s wand made out of?

38. What do you call wizardkind who can see into the future?

39. Where is the Uagadou School of Magic located?

40. What is the name of the notorious poltergeist that lives at Hogwarts School?

41. Around which year was Hogwarts Castle founded?

42. What is the name of the wizarding newspaper based in London?

43. Who revealed to Lily Potter that she was a witch?

44. Who is the original owner of the Sorting Hat?

45. Who is the founder of the Slug Club?

46. Where was the graveyard located where Lord Voldemort made his return?

47. Which founding member of Hogwarts argued the school should only cater to purebloods?

48. Who is the resident ghost of Gryffindor Tower?

49. What is the name of Britain’s high court of law for wizarding matters?

50. “After all these time?”


1. He eats gillyweed
2. Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
3. Sectumsempra
4. Ralph Fiennes
5. The Fat Lady
6. Cornelius Fudge
7. Squib
8. Removes parts of someone’s memory
9. Moaning Myrtle’s Bathroom
10. Mischief Managed
11. Quaffles
12. Dobby
13. 7
14. In the Forbidden Forest
15. Nine and Three-quarters
16. Mrs. Norris
17. Madam Hooch
18. Doxies
19. Fire
20. Dumbledore
21. Nimbus 2000
22. A new sweater
23. Crabbe and Goyle
24. The Room of Requirement
25. Expecto Patronum

26. The Deathly Hallows
27. Half-blood
28. Gilderoy Lockhart
29. Buckbeak
30. Luna Lovegood
31. Knockturn Alley
32. Katie Bell
33. Pomona Sprout
34. Gringotts Wizarding Bank
35. Hedwig
36. Beauxbatons Academy
37. Holly
38. Seer
39. Uganda
40. Peeves
41. 993
42. The Daily Prophet
43. Severus Snape
44. Godric Gryffindor
45. Horace Slughorn
46. Little Hangleton
47. Salazar Slytherin
48. Nearly Headless Nick
49. Wizengamot
50. Always

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