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100+ Harry Potter Trivia Questions and Answers

Think you know all things, Harry Potter? Well, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. We’ve created some of the best Harry Potter trivia questions for you and your friends to grab your favorite wand and leviosaaaaa to. Grab some friends and enjoy your Harry Potter trivia night! Accio trivia questions!

Harry Potter Trivia Questions

Trivia Question: What is the golden snitch?
Answer: It is the third and smallest ball used in Quidditch.

Trivia Question: What is the yule ball?
Answer: It is a formal dance held on the evening of Yule.

Trivia Question: What are the death eaters?
Answer: A terrorist group of wizards and witches.

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Trivia Question: How many times did Snape protect Harry?
Answer: 14 times.

Trivia Question: How many Hogwarts students are accepted each year?
Answer: 1,000 students. Or 250 in each house.

Trivia Question: Who is Tom Riddle?
Answer: A young Lord Voldemort.

Trivia Question: What position does Harry play on his Quidditch Team?
Answer: Seeker

Trivia Question: What is the name of the room Harry uses to teach Dumbledore’s Army?
Answer: The Room of Requirement

Trivia Question: Who is the Hufflepuff house ghost?
Answer: The Fat Friar

Trivia Question: What does the Sorcerer’s Stone (Philosopher’s Stone) do?
Answer: Transforms any metal to gold and produces the elixir of life.

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Trivia Question: Who is Fluffy?
Answer: Hagrid’s three-headed dog

Trivia Question: What Horcrux is a small golden cup with two finely-wrought handles with a badger engraved on the side and a few jewels.
Answer: Hufflepuff’s Cup

Trivia Question: Who was Hogwarts’s headmaster when the Chamber of Secrets was opened for the first time?
Answer: Armando Dippet

Trivia Question: Slughorn teaches his students that Amortentia smells different to each person. What food does Harry smell?
Answer: Treacle Tart

Trivia Question: How many staircases does Hogwarts have?
Answer: 142

Trivia Question: The visitor’s entrance to the Ministry of Magic is an abandoned red telephone booth in London. What is the five-digit code you must dial to get in?
Answer: 6-2-4-4-2 (the numbers spell M-A-G-I-C)

Trivia Question: What power do the dementors have over people?
Answer: Power to drain peace, hope, and happiness

Trivia Question: These ingredients: lacewing flies, leeches, powdered Bicorn horn, knotgrass, fluxweed, shredded Boomslang skin, and a bit of the person you want to turn into make what?
Answer: Polyjuice Potion

Trivia Question: What does the Imperius Curse do?
Answer: Controls the action of another

Trivia Question: What are the three unforgivable curses?
Answer: Killing Curse, Cruciatus Curse, and Imperius Curse

Trivia Question: Dumbledore has a scar above his left knee that is a perfect map of what?
Answer: The London Underground

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Trivia Question: What does the Mirror of Erised do?
Answer: Show’s your heart desire

Trivia Question: Gryffindor’s ghost is Nearly Headless Nick. But what is his full name?
Answer: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington

Trivia Question: Before his second year at Hogwarts, how do the Weasley’s save Harry from the Dursley’s house?
Answer: A flying car

Trivia Question: According to the Sorting Hat, what qualities does Ravenclaw possess?
Answer: Wit and learning

Trivia Question: What school did Viktor Krum go to?
Answer: Durmstrang Institute

Trivia Question: What is the name of the book Hermione supposed Voldemort used to learn about Horcruxes?
Answer: Secrets of the Darkest Art

Trivia Question: What is Ron Weasley’s patronus?
Answer: Jack Russell Terrier

Trivia Question: What was the name of the brothers who created the Deathly Hallows?
Answer: Peverell brothers

Trivia Question: Where is the Slytherin common room located?
Answer: The dungeons

Trivia Question: What is the name of Argus Filch’s pet cat?
Answer: Mrs. Norris

Trivia Question: Which creatures pull the carriages that take students from the Hogwarts Express to the Castle?
Answer: Thestrals

Trivia Question: Where is Azkaban fortress located?
Answer: The North Sea

Trivia Question: What is the name of Albus Dumbledore’s brother?
Answer: Aberforth

Trivia Question: Why was the Whomping Willow planted?
Answer: To protect Lupin (when he would turn into a werewolf)

Trivia Question: What type of dragon did Harry face in his first Tri-Wizard Tournament task?
Answer: A Hungarian Horntail

Trivia Question: What type of Animagus is Rita Skeeter?
Answer: A beetle

Trivia Question: What is a bezoar?
Answer: An antidote to poison

Trivia Question: What caused Dumbledore’s hand to be blackened and shriveled?
Answer: Marvolo Gaunt’s ring (A Horcrux)

Trivia Question: What are the first names of Voldemort’s parents?
Answer: Tom and Merope

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Trivia Question: Who is the half-blood prince?
Answer: Severus Snape

Trivia Question: Which character became a professional Quidditch player?
Answer: Ginny Weasley

Trivia Question: According to the prophecy, who was the other person besides Harry Potter who could vanquish Lord Voldemort?
Answer: Neville Longbottom

Trivia Question: What is the name of the train station that services Hogwarts School?
Answer: Hogsmeade Station

Trivia Question: What is it customary for wizard-kind to do before dueling?
Answer: Bow

Trivia Question: What was the name of Hermione Granger’s pet cat?
Answer: Crookshanks

Trivia Question: Who revealed to Lily Potter that she was a witch?
Answer: Severus Snape

Trivia Question: What are all of the names of the Weasley children?
Answer: Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley, Bill Weasley, Percy Weasley, Fred Weasley, Charlie Weasley, George Weasley

Trivia Question: Who is the founder of the Slug Club?
Answer: Horace Slughorn

Trivia Question: What color are Dobby’s eyes?
Answer: Green

Trivia Question: What are the four houses that Hogwart’s Students are sorted into?
Answer: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw

Trivia Question: What are the first names of the Hogwart’s founders?
Answer: Godric (Gryffindor), Salazar (Slytherin), Helga (Hufflepuff), and Rowena (Ravenclaw)

Trivia Question: When Harry finds a message within a counterfeit Horcrux of Salazar Slytherin’s locket, which initials are signed on the note?
Answer: R.A.B

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Trivia Question: What does Vernon Dursley’s company sell?
Answer: Drills

Trivia Question: According to Fred and George Weasley, how many passages are there from Hogwarts to Hogsmeade?
Answer: 7

Trivia Question: Who gave Harry Potter his invisibility cloak?
Answer: Albus Dumbledore

Trivia Question: Which department does Arthur Weasley work for at the Ministry of Magic?
Answer: Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Office

Trivia Question: What is Dolores Umbridge’s middle name?
Answer: Jane

Trivia Question: What is Harry’s wand’s core?
Answer: Phoenix feather

Trivia Question: Which chess piece does Luna Lovegood’s house resemble?
Answer: A rook

Trivia Question: What does the acronym S.P.E.W. stand for?
Answer: Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare

Trivia Question: What do Hermione’s muggle parents do for a living?
Answer: Dentists

Trivia Question: Who did Draco Malfoy learn Occlumency from?
Answer: Bellatrix Lestrange

Trivia Question: Why was Fenrir Greyback not allowed to become an official Death Eater?
Answer: Because he is a werewolf

Trivia Question: What are the three types of wizard coins in order of value?
Answer: Knut, Sickle, Galleon

Trivia Question: Which Hogwarts teaching position is cursed?
Answer: Defense Against the Dark Arts

Trivia Question: What is the spell to disarm an opponent?
Answer: Expelliarmus

Trivia Question: What is Neville’s toad’s name?
Answer: Trevor

Trivia Question: What color light comes from the killing curse (Avada Kedavra curse)?
Answer: Green

Trivia Question: What does Dumbledore tell Harry he sees in the Mirror of Erised?
Answer: Thick woolen socks

Trivia Question: Who gave Harry his Firebolt broomstick?
Answer: Sirius Black

Trivia Question: What do Lupin and Tonks name their son?
Answer: Edward Remus Lupin

Trivia Question: What plant traps Harry, Ron, and Hermione on their way to get the Philosopher’s Stone?
Answer: Devil’s Snare

Trivia Question: What Hogwarts house did Moaning Myrtle belong to?
Answer: Ravenclaw

Trivia Question: What animal does James Potter transfigure into?
Answer: Stag

Trivia Question: What are the last three words in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?
Answer: “All was well.”

Trivia Question: Mistletoe is often infested with what magical creature?
Answer: Nargles

Trivia Question: What condition gives Tonks the ability to transform her features?
Answer: Metamorphmagus

Trivia Question: What does Dumbledore leave Ron in his will?
Answer: Deluminator

Trivia Question: What is the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?
Answer: Hedwig

Trivia Question: Who were the four competitors in Goblet of Fire’s Triwizard Tournament?
Answer: Fleur Delacour, Viktor Krum, Cedric Diggory, and Harry Potter

Trivia Question: When is Harry Potter’s birthday?
Answer: July 31

Trivia Question: Harry wins a vial of what potion from Professor Slughorn?
Answer: Felix Felicis

Trivia Question: What is the Hogwarts school motto in English?
Answer: Never tickle a sleeping dragon

Trivia Question: Where did Severus Snape grow up?
Answer: Spinner’s End

Trivia Question: What did Ginny name the Pygmy Puff that she bought from Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes?
Answer: Arnold

Trivia Question: Which of Hogwarts professors teaches Transfiguration?
Answer: Professor McGonagall

Trivia Question: What’s the name of the fairy-tale book that Dumbledore gives to Hermione in “The Deathly Hallows?”
Answer: The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Trivia Question: The Potion Puzzle from the Philosopher’s Stone is a riddle. You can read the riddle here.  Of the seven potions, which one will help you move forward?
Answer: The third one

Trivia Question: Fred and George Weasley were born on what day?
Answer: April 1st

Trivia Question: How does Harry manage to breathe underwater during the second task of the Triwizard Tournament?
Answer: He eats gillyweed

Trivia Question: Who guards the entrance to the Gryffindor common room?
Answer: The Fat Lady

Trivia Question: A wizard who cannot do magic is known as what?
Answer: A Squib

Trivia Question: Where does Hermione brew her first batch of Polyjuice Potion?
Answer: Moaning Myrtle’s Bathroom

Trivia Question: What are the names of Draco Malfoy’s two close friends?
Answer: Crabbe and Goyle

Trivia Question: Who is the Headmistress of Beauxbatons?
Answer: Madame Maxime

Trivia Question: Which Hogwarts founder did the Sorting Hat originally belong to?
Answer: Godric Gryffindor

Trivia Question: What is the name of the dodgy area near Diagon Alley?
Answer: Knockturn Alley

Trivia Question: What does the spell Wingardium Leviosa do?
Answer: Levitates an object

Trivia Question: What is the magical creature that can transform itself into a person’s worst fear?
Answer: A boggart

Trivia Question: Who runs Gringott’s wizarding bank?
Answer: Goblins

Trivia Question: What mode of transport does Hagrid use to take Harry to his aunt and uncle’s house when he’s a baby?
Answer: Flying motorcycle

Trivia Question: What is the name of the giant spider who used to be Hagrid’s pet?
Answer: Aragog

Trivia Question: What is the name of the magical potion that makes people tell the truth?
Answer: Veritaserum

Trivia Question: Who is the first to be petrified in ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’?
Answer: Mrs. Norris

Trivia Question: The Dark Mark depicts what two things?
Answer: A skull and a snake

Trivia Question: What magical device is used to store and review memories?
Answer: Pensieve

Trivia Question: Who created the Sorcerer’s Stone?
Answer: Nicholas Flamel

Trivia Question: What is the name of Voldemort’s snake?
Answer: Nagini

Trivia Question: What color is unicorn blood?
Answer: Silver

Trivia Question: Which character has a grandmother who is a Veela (a race of semi-human, semi-magical hominids reminiscent of the Sirens of Greek mythology)?
Answer: Fleur Delacour

Trivia Question: What is renowned wandmaker Ollivander’s first name?
Answer: Garrick

Trivia Question: What is the name for an ordinary object that’s been enchanted to teleport people?
Answer: Portkey

Trivia Question: Where does Hagrid hide his wand?
Answer: His umbrella

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