Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

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Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stone Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on the first of JK Rowling's Harry Potter books, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of Chapter One?

    • A.

      The Chosen One

    • B.

      The Boy Who Lived

    • C.

      The Vanishing Glass

    • D.

      Harry Potter

    Correct Answer
    B. The Boy Who Lived
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Boy Who Lived" because it refers to the first chapter of the Harry Potter series, where the protagonist, Harry Potter, is introduced and his backstory as the only known survivor of a killing curse is explained. This chapter sets the tone for the entire series and establishes Harry as the central character.

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  • 2. 

    What is the first word in The Philosopher's Stone?

    • A.

      Professor

    • B.

      Mrs

    • C.

      Harry

    • D.

      Mr

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr
    Explanation
    The first word in "The Philosopher's Stone" is "Mr".

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  • 3. 

    What are Mr and Mrs Dursley proud to say?

    • A.

      That they were perfectly normal

    • B.

      That they had a son

    • C.

      That they had a secret

    • D.

      That they were Muggles

    Correct Answer
    A. That they were perfectly normal
    Explanation
    Mr and Mrs Dursley are proud to say that they were perfectly normal. This suggests that they value conformity and fitting into societal norms. They take pride in being ordinary and not standing out in any way. This also sets the tone for their characters in the story, as they are portrayed as very conventional and resistant to anything out of the ordinary.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Hagrid flying over when Harry fell asleep?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Bristol

    • C.

      Hogsmeade

    • D.

      Surrey

    Correct Answer
    B. Bristol
    Explanation
    Hagrid was flying over Bristol when Harry fell asleep.

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  • 5. 

    What did Aunt Marge eat that made her ill?

    • A.

      A funny whelk

    • B.

      A poisoned apple

    • C.

      A ton-tongue toffee

    • D.

      A puking pastille

    Correct Answer
    A. A funny whelk
    Explanation
    Aunt Marge ate a funny whelk, which made her ill.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Dudley complain when Harry and the Dursleys are travelling to the shack?

    • A.

      He wants to play on his computer games

    • B.

      He is hungry

    • C.

      He wants to watch television

    • D.

      He is tired

    Correct Answer
    C. He wants to watch television
    Explanation
    Dudley complains when Harry and the Dursleys are travelling to the shack because he wants to watch television. This suggests that Dudley is addicted to watching television and is unable to go without it even for a short period of time. It also implies that he prioritizes television over other activities, such as spending time with his family or enjoying the journey. This behavior highlights Dudley's excessive attachment to screens and his inability to engage in other forms of entertainment or interaction.

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  • 7. 

    According to the Dursleys, how did Lily and James Potter die?

    • A.

      They are not dead

    • B.

      They were run over

    • C.

      They died in a car crash

    • D.

      They were stabbed

    Correct Answer
    C. They died in a car crash
    Explanation
    The Dursleys believe that Lily and James Potter died in a car crash.

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  • 8. 

    Who is Minister of Magic in The Philosopher's Stone?

    • A.

      Ludo Bagman

    • B.

      Albus Dumbledore

    • C.

      Rufus Scrimgeour

    • D.

      Cornelius Fudge

    Correct Answer
    D. Cornelius Fudge
    Explanation
    Cornelius Fudge is the Minister of Magic in The Philosopher's Stone. He is a character in the Harry Potter series who holds the position of Minister of Magic during the events of the first book. Fudge is known for his incompetence and his refusal to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned. He plays a significant role in the story as he is responsible for the decision to keep the truth hidden from the wizarding world.

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  • 9. 

    Who once bowed to Harry in a shop?

    • A.

      Doris Crockford

    • B.

      Professor Quirrell

    • C.

      Hagrid

    • D.

      Dedalus Diggle

    Correct Answer
    D. Dedalus Diggle
    Explanation
    Dedalus Diggle once bowed to Harry in a shop.

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  • 10. 

    What vault is the Philosopher's Stone in?

    • A.

      713

    • B.

      625

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      555

    Correct Answer
    A. 713
  • 11. 

    Who is on the Chocolate Frog card that Harry opens?

    • A.

      Agrippa

    • B.

      Minerva McGonagall

    • C.

      Albus Dumbledore

    • D.

      Severus Snape

    Correct Answer
    C. Albus Dumbledore
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Albus Dumbledore. In the Harry Potter series, Chocolate Frog cards are collectible cards that come with a chocolate frog. When Harry opens the card, he discovers that it features Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dumbledore is a highly respected and powerful wizard, known for his wisdom and leadership. He plays a crucial role in the series as a mentor and guide to Harry.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the first person in Harry's year to be sorted into Ravenclaw?

    • A.

      Justin Finch-Fletchley

    • B.

      Hannah Abbott

    • C.

      Terry Boot

    • D.

      Sally-Anne Perks

    Correct Answer
    C. Terry Boot
    Explanation
    Terry Boot is the first person in Harry's year to be sorted into Ravenclaw.

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  • 13. 

    Where would Harry find a bezoar?

    • A.

      In a goat's stomach

    • B.

      In a cow's stomach

    • C.

      In the Potions cupboard

    • D.

      Under a stone gargoyle

    Correct Answer
    A. In a goat's stomach
    Explanation
    A bezoar is a stone-like substance that forms in the stomachs of certain animals, including goats. In the world of Harry Potter, bezoars are used as an antidote for various poisons. Therefore, Harry would find a bezoar in a goat's stomach, as it is the natural source of this magical ingredient.

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  • 14. 

    Who gives Harry the Nimbus Two Thousand?

    • A.

      Oliver Wood

    • B.

      Professor Dumbledore

    • C.

      Professor McGonagall

    • D.

      Madame Hooch

    Correct Answer
    C. Professor McGonagall
    Explanation
    Professor McGonagall gives Harry the Nimbus Two Thousand. This is seen in the first book of the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". As the captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, Oliver Wood initially introduces Harry to the Nimbus Two Thousand, but it is Professor McGonagall who ultimately approves the purchase and provides the broomstick to Harry.

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  • 15. 

    How many ways are there of committing a foul in Quidditch?

    • A.

      500

    • B.

      600

    • C.

      700

    • D.

      800

    Correct Answer
    C. 700
    Explanation
    There are 700 ways of committing a foul in Quidditch. The question asks for the number of ways, implying that there are multiple ways to commit a foul in the game. The answer option 700 indicates that this is the correct number of ways.

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  • 16. 

    In which year were all the Quidditch fouls committed?

    • A.

      1773

    • B.

      1673

    • C.

      1573

    • D.

      1473

    Correct Answer
    D. 1473
  • 17. 

    Who tells Harry, Hermione and Ron about Nicolas Flamel?

    • A.

      Albus Dumbledore

    • B.

      Rubeus Hagrid

    • C.

      Draco Malfoy

    • D.

      Neville Longbottom

    Correct Answer
    B. Rubeus Hagrid
    Explanation
    Hagrid tells Harry, Hermione, and Ron about Nicolas Flamel.

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  • 18. 

    What do the Dursleys give Harry for Christmas?

    • A.

      A coat hanger

    • B.

      Socks

    • C.

      50p

    • D.

      Chocolates

    Correct Answer
    C. 50p
    Explanation
    The Dursleys give Harry 50p for Christmas. This suggests that they do not value Harry or care about him enough to give him a meaningful or thoughtful gift. The choice of giving him money also implies a lack of effort or consideration on their part, as they may have simply given him the easiest and cheapest option. This further highlights the neglect and mistreatment Harry experiences from his relatives.

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  • 19. 

    What does Dumbledore tell Harry he sees when he looks in the Mirror of Erised?

    • A.

      Himself with all his family

    • B.

      Himself holding a pair of thick, woollen socks

    • C.

      Himself as Minister of Magic

    • D.

      Himself defeating Voldemort

    Correct Answer
    B. Himself holding a pair of thick, woollen socks
    Explanation
    In the book "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," Dumbledore tells Harry that when he looks in the Mirror of Erised, he sees himself holding a pair of thick, woollen socks. This answer is correct because the Mirror of Erised shows the deepest desires of a person's heart. Dumbledore, being a wise and selfless character, sees himself with something simple and practical like socks, rather than wealth, power, or glory. This reflects his humble and content nature, as he values the little things in life and does not seek personal gain or recognition.

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  • 20. 

    After one of Harry's Quidditch matches, who gives Malfoy a black eye?

    • A.

      Hermione

    • B.

      Neville

    • C.

      Ron

    • D.

      Harry

    Correct Answer
    C. Ron
    Explanation
    In the Harry Potter series, after one of Harry's Quidditch matches, Ron gives Malfoy a black eye. Ron is known for his loyalty and protective nature towards his friends, especially Harry. Malfoy, who often antagonizes Harry and his friends, likely provoked Ron, leading to the altercation and Ron's retaliation. This incident demonstrates Ron's willingness to stand up for his friends and defend them against their enemies.

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  • 21. 

    What do the centaurs in the Forbidden Forest keep saying?

    • A.

      Mars is bright tonight

    • B.

      The stars are bright tonight

    • C.

      The moon is bright tonight

    • D.

      Jupiter is bright tonight

    Correct Answer
    A. Mars is bright tonight
    Explanation
    The centaurs in the Forbidden Forest keep saying "Mars is bright tonight." This suggests that the centaurs are knowledgeable about astronomy and are observing the night sky. They specifically mention Mars because it is known to be one of the brightest planets visible from Earth, and its brightness in the night sky may have some significance or meaning to the centaurs.

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  • 22. 

    What mark does Hermione get in her Charms exam?

    • A.

      0%

    • B.

      99%

    • C.

      112%

    • D.

      100%

    Correct Answer
    C. 112%
  • 23. 

    What positions are Harry, Hermione and Ron on the giant chess board?

    • A.

      Bishop, castle, knight

    • B.

      King, queen, knight

    • C.

      Bishop, queen, knight

    • D.

      Pawn, castle, knight

    Correct Answer
    A. Bishop, castle, knight
    Explanation
    Harry, Hermione, and Ron are positioned on the giant chess board as a Bishop, castle, and knight.

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  • 24. 

    After Quirrell's troll, which Professor does the next enchantment belong to?

    • A.

      McGonagall

    • B.

      Dumbledore

    • C.

      That is the last one

    • D.

      Snape

    Correct Answer
    D. Snape
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Snape because in the sequence of events, after Quirrell's troll incident, the next enchantment belongs to Snape. The question implies that there are multiple enchantments performed by different professors, and Snape is the one responsible for the following enchantment.

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  • 25. 

    What is the last word in The Philosopher's Stone?

    • A.

      Summer

    • B.

      World

    • C.

      Last

    • D.

      Did

    Correct Answer
    A. Summer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "summer" because the question is asking for the last word in the book "The Philosopher's Stone." By reading the entire book or knowing the story, one would find that "summer" is the last word.

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