Harry Potter Quiz questions and answers (for clever Muggles)
By Helen Wright
Welcome, Muggles, to the Quizading World of Harry Potter… You have reached the ultimate Harry Potter Quiz to put your Hogwarts trivia to the test and sit your O.W.L. (Ordinary Wizarding Level) exams. To really get your brains whirring, we have devised two quizzes of 25 Harry Potter quiz questions and answers. Round one: Harry Potter questions from the Books and films. Round two: Theme park trivia – how well do you know the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood?
GOOD LUCK answering these 50 questions about Harry Potter – our favourite wonderful wizard. At the end of each round you can click to find out the answers and discover how well you scored… just like magic!
Harry Potter Quiz Questions and Answers
Questions about Harry Potter books and movies
If you’ve always got your head in a book like Hermione or love watching the TV like Dudley, you should have no problem answering our pick of Harry Potter questions:
1. Which year was the book ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ published in the UK?
2. How many staircases does Hogwarts have?
3. List the seven Weasley siblings in age order – youngest to oldest.
4. Which finger is Peter Petergrew missing?
5. What is the name of the company that Uncle Vernon works for and what do they sell?
6. Which three objects make up the Deathly Hallows?
7. The real life dad of which character plays ‘Mad Eyed Moody’ in the Harry Potter film franchise?
8. In which situation would the Alohomora spell come in handy?
9. Which Harry Potter character did Ed Sheeran reveal to be his favourite?
10. On the Knight Bus, how much is a ticket if it includes hot chocolate?
11. Which two items does Draco Malfoy put into the vanishing cabinet to test that it’s working?
12. What lives in the lake at Hogwarts?
13. How many trials are there in the TriWizard tournament?
14. In the film version of ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, what does Harry use to swim in the second task of the TriWizard tournament and who gave it to him?
15 How does the above differ in the original book version by J K Rowling?
16. Dumbledore has a scar above his left knee. What does it look like?
17. What is Hagrid’s first name?
18. What year did the stage show, ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ open in London’s West End?
19. Name the actress who plays Delores Umbridge in the Harry Potter films.
20. How many Horcruxes did Voldemort create?
21. In the USA, the book ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ is known by what alternative title?
22. Which animal can Professor McGonagall transform into?
23. Dumbledore is an old English word for which animal?
24. Name one of the two characters who die laughing?
25. J.K Rowling’s original manuscript for Harry Potter was turned down by how many publishers?
There we have it, Muggle friends, that marks the end of our wizardy quiz. How did you do in the first part of our Harry Potter quiz? Click HERE for the answers
Questions about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal
Now it’s time for some magical theme park trivia. Can you answer these tricky questions about Harry Potter’s very own theme park – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter?
(Click for the answers at the bottom of the quiz)
1. What year did the Wizarding World of Harry Potter open at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park in Orlando?
2. What famous Universal Studios Florida attraction was closed to make way for Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter?
3. At The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, how many different variations of Butterbeer can you sample?
4. Can you buy an alcoholic version of Butterbeer?
5. In Orlando, which structure is taller? Hogwarts Castle or the Volcano at Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park?
6. The statue of Hagrid seen during Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure stands as tall as Robbie Coltrane’s character in the Harry Potter films. How tall is Hagrid?
7. In Diagon Alley, does the sign above the Leaky Cauldron really leak?
8. What two ‘islands’ border The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando?
9. The ‘Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey’ ride takes guests through the Chamber of Secrets: True or false?
10. The double-train rollercoaster, ‘Dragon Challenge’ was closed to make way for Hagrid’s Magical Motorbikes in 2017, but when it opened in 1999, that ride had a different name. What was it?
11. Hagrid’s Magical Motorbike Adventure has more accelerated launches of any rollercoaster in the world (at the time of going to press). How many are there?
12. Where can Muggles find an extra magical alleyway called Town Wall, with hidden shops like Ceridwen’s Cauldron, Dominic Maestro’s music shop and The Magic Neep greengrocers?
13. The bricks that make up Universal Orlando’s version of Kings Cross Station are authentic. They were shipped in from England during the construction of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2014. True or False?
14. What is the closest hotel at Universal Orlando Resort (in distance) to Hogwarts Castle?
15. Dawn French is one of the talking portraits in the queue line for ‘Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey’. What is the official name of her character from The Prisoner of Azkaban?
16. Name the shop where Hermione, Harry and Ron buy odd socks for Dobby’s birthday in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. (Guests can actually visit this shop at Universal Studios Hollywood, but not in Orlando).
17. The fire-breathing dragon that dominates Diagon Alley in Orlando (fictionally) originated in which European country?
18. How many light projection shows can visitors see over Hogwarts Castle?
19. Which of these is NOT a flavour of ‘Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans,’ which you can buy at Honeyduke’s Sweetshop on Diagon Alley: Troll Bogey, Dirty Sock, Mouldy Sandwich
20. Re-created as part of the ‘Escape From Gringotts’ ride at Universal Studios Florida, what are Harry, Ron and Hermione trying to steal from the bank in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2?
21. Helena Bonham Carter was on the red carpet for the opening of Diagon Alley in Orlando, Florida: True or False?
22. What is the name of the perk that Universal Orlando Resort hotel guests can take advantage of, in order to be among the first guests to walk through Diagon Alley each day?
23. The Hogwarts Express attraction is different if you travel from Hogsmeade to Kings Cross than when you travel from London to Hogsmeade: True or False?
24. Which Universal Orlando ride lasts the longest: Forbidden Journey, Escape From Gringotts or Hagrids Magical Motorbike Adventure?
25. Hagrid’s Magical Motorbike Adventure is the most recent, but how many roller coasters are there at Universal Orlando resort?
And that’s where the magic ends! How did you do with our Wizarding World of Harry Potter questions? Click HERE for the answers
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