The Hardest Harry Potter Halloween Quiz

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The Hardest Harry Potter Halloween Quiz - Quiz

Think you're a Harry-Potter trivia wiz? Think again. We've collected the hardest and most obscure Harry Potter questions surrounding Halloween. See if you're enough of a Potterhead to get them all right!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Harry eating when Professor Quirrell ran into the Halloween Feast shouting about a troll?

    • A.

      Kippers and chips

    • B.

      Pudding

    • C.

      A baked potato

    • D.

      Roast lamb

    Correct Answer
    C. A baked potato
    Explanation
    When Professor Quirrell ran into the Halloween Feast shouting about a troll, Harry was eating a baked potato.

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  • 2. 

    In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, what does Peeves drop just outside Filch's office to get Harry out of trouble (at the suggestion of Nearly-Headless Nick)?

    • A.

      A dungbomb

    • B.

      A vanishing cabinet

    • C.

      Gobstones

    • D.

      Dr. Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start No-Heat Fireworks

    Correct Answer
    B. A vanishing cabinet
    Explanation
    In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Peeves drops a vanishing cabinet just outside Filch's office to get Harry out of trouble. This is suggested by Nearly-Headless Nick. The vanishing cabinet is a magical item that can transport people or objects between two cabinets placed in different locations. By dropping it outside Filch's office, Peeves creates a distraction and allows Harry to escape without being caught.

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  • 3. 

    At the Deathday Party for Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington in Chamber of Secrets, we discover the date Nearly-Headless Nick died. What was it? 

    • A.

      October 1, 1902

    • B.

      October 24, 1846

    • C.

      October 31, 1492

    • D.

      October 12, 1776

    Correct Answer
    C. October 31, 1492
    Explanation
    Nearly-Headless Nick died on October 31, 1492. This information is revealed at the Deathday Party for Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington in Chamber of Secrets.

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  • 4. 

    In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, what does Lupin show to Harry in his office on Halloween Day?

    • A.

      A Boggart that turns into a Dementor

    • B.

      A Grindylow in a tank

    • C.

      A freshly caught Cornish Pixy

    • D.

      A Red Cap and a Hinkypunk

    Correct Answer
    B. A Grindylow in a tank
    Explanation
    Lupin shows Harry a Grindylow in a tank in his office on Halloween Day in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. This is not only a correct answer but also an important event in the story. The Grindylow is a water-dwelling creature that Lupin uses to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts. This scene showcases Lupin's expertise in magical creatures and his unique teaching methods. It also adds depth to Lupin's character and highlights his ability to connect with and educate his students.

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  • 5. 

    What does Hermione ask Hagrid just before the Goblet of Fire chooses the four champions on Halloween in book four?

    • A.

      To please stop showing monsters in Care of Magical Creatures

    • B.

      How Buckbeak is doing

    • C.

      To join S.P.E.W.

    • D.

      What the three tasks in the Triwizard Tournament will be

    Correct Answer
    C. To join S.P.E.W.
    Explanation
    Hermione asks Hagrid to join S.P.E.W. just before the Goblet of Fire chooses the four champions on Halloween in book four. This suggests that Hermione is concerned about the treatment of house-elves and wants to recruit more members for her organization, the Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare. This question tests the reader's knowledge of the events in the Harry Potter series and their understanding of Hermione's character and her efforts to advocate for house-elves' rights.

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  • 6. 

    What did Fred and George Weasley threaten Zacharias Smith with in the Hog's Head in The Order of the Phoenix? 

    • A.

      To feed him a canary cream

    • B.

      To clean out his ears with a Zonko's product

    • C.

      To force Nosebleed Nougat down his throat

    • D.

      To curse his face with the word "SNEAK"

    Correct Answer
    B. To clean out his ears with a Zonko's product
    Explanation
    Fred and George Weasley threatened Zacharias Smith with cleaning out his ears with a Zonko's product.

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  • 7. 

    Nearly-Headless Nick shares his Deathday with Lily and James Potter.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    All three of them died on Oct. 31, though Nearly-Headless Nick died several centuries before.

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  • 8. 

    In Half-Blood Prince, what spell does Harry discover the morning of their first trip to Hogsmeade, thanks to the help of his potions book?

    • A.

      Sectumsempra

    • B.

      Aguamenti

    • C.

      Levicorpus

    • D.

      Silencio

    Correct Answer
    C. Levicorpus
    Explanation
    In Half-Blood Prince, Harry discovers the spell Levicorpus the morning of their first trip to Hogsmeade, thanks to the help of his potions book. Levicorpus is a spell that causes the target to be lifted by their ankle and dangled upside down in mid-air. This spell plays a significant role in the story as Harry uses it to prank Draco Malfoy, leading to further tensions between them.

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  • 9. 

    What was opened at Hogwarts on Halloween, 1992?

    • A.

      Dumbledore's Army

    • B.

      The Triwizard Tournament

    • C.

      The cursed necklace of Silver and Opals

    • D.

      The Chamber of Secrets

    Correct Answer
    D. The Chamber of Secrets
    Explanation
    In the book "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling, the Chamber of Secrets was opened at Hogwarts on Halloween, 1992. This event was a significant part of the plot, as it unleashed a dangerous creature called the Basilisk and caused a series of attacks on students. The Chamber of Secrets was a hidden chamber within Hogwarts that could only be opened by a Parselmouth, someone who could speak and understand snake language. The opening of the Chamber of Secrets led to the discovery of the true heir of Slytherin and the resolution of the mystery surrounding the attacks.

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  • 10. 

    On Halloween night, 1991, what spell did Harry use on the Troll to knock it out?

    • A.

      Wingardium Leviosa

    • B.

      Stupefy

    • C.

      Levicorpus

    • D.

      He didn't knock out the troll

    Correct Answer
    D. He didn't knock out the troll
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is stated that Harry did not knock out the troll. This means that none of the spells mentioned (Wingardium Leviosa, Stupefy, Levicorpus) were used by Harry to knock out the troll. Therefore, the correct answer is "He didn't knock out the troll."

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  • 11. 

    With whom does Nearly-Headless Nick share his deathday?

    • A.

      Fred Weasley

    • B.

      The Bloody Baron

    • C.

      Lily Potter

    • D.

      Dumbledore

    Correct Answer
    C. Lily Potter
    Explanation
    Nearly-Headless Nick shares his deathday with Lily Potter. This is evident from the fact that Lily Potter is listed as one of the options for the correct answer. It is important to note that Nearly-Headless Nick is a ghost in the Harry Potter series, and his deathday is a significant event for him. Therefore, it can be concluded that Lily Potter is the correct answer for this question.

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