How Well Do You Know Harry Potter Books And Movies?

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  • 1. 

    Where did Harry spend the first year of his life?

    • A.

      Hogwarts

    • B.

      Godric's Hollow

    • C.

      Private Drive

    • D.

      With Hagrid

    • E.

      Dobby's Crib

    Correct Answer
    B. Godric's Hollow
    Explanation
    Harry spent the first year of his life in Godric's Hollow. This is the place where he was born and lived with his parents, James and Lily Potter, until their tragic death at the hands of Lord Voldemort. Godric's Hollow holds significant importance in the wizarding world as it is the birthplace of Harry and the place where the Potter family was attacked.

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  • 2. 

    What are the name of Harry's best friends?

    • A.

      Dean Thomas and Peter Pettigrew

    • B.

      Tom Riddle and Bellatrix Lestrange

    • C.

      Luna Lovegood and Neville Longbottom

    • D.

      Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger

    • E.

      George Weasley and Fred Weasley

    Correct Answer
    D. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. In the Harry Potter series, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger are Harry's closest and most loyal friends. They support him throughout his journey, help him in his adventures, and stand by his side in the fight against Voldemort. Ron and Hermione are always there for Harry, offering their friendship, intelligence, and bravery, making them his best friends.

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  • 3. 

    How many siblings does Ron Weasley have?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Seven

    • E.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    C. Six
    Explanation
    Ron Weasley has six siblings. In the Harry Potter series, Ron is the sixth child of the Weasley family, which includes his older brothers Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, and George, as well as his younger sister Ginny. Therefore, the correct answer is six.

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  • 4. 

    Where does Harry live in the Dursley's home in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?

    • A.

      In a cupboard under the stairs

    • B.

      In Dudley's old room

    • C.

      On Dudley's Floor

    • D.

      In the dog house

    • E.

      On the couch

    Correct Answer
    A. In a cupboard under the stairs
    Explanation
    Harry lives in a cupboard under the stairs in the Dursley's home in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. This is where the Dursleys force him to sleep, as they treat him poorly and consider him a burden. Living in the cupboard symbolizes Harry's mistreatment and isolation within the household. It also highlights the stark contrast between his life with the Dursleys and the magical world he later discovers at Hogwarts.

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  • 5. 

    Who decides where the children will be housed at Hogwarts?

    • A.

      Albus Dumbledore

    • B.

      The Sorting Broom

    • C.

      Each child decides for him- or herself

    • D.

      Professor Flickwit

    • E.

      The Sorting Hat

    Correct Answer
    E. The Sorting Hat
    Explanation
    The Sorting Hat decides where the children will be housed at Hogwarts. This iconic magical hat has the ability to read the thoughts, abilities, and personalities of each student and assigns them to one of the four houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin. The Sorting Hat's decision is based on the qualities it perceives in each individual, ensuring that they are placed in the house that best suits their characteristics and potential.

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  • 6. 

    What is significant about the day of the Gringotts break-in?

    • A.

      It occurs on Harry's birthday

    • B.

      Harry is at Gringotts earlier the same day

    • C.

      Hagrid empties vault seven hundred and thirteen

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The significance of the day of the Gringotts break-in is that all of the given statements are correct. It occurs on Harry's birthday, Harry is at Gringotts earlier the same day, and Hagrid empties vault seven hundred and thirteen.

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  • 7. 

    Who is Fluffy?

    • A.

      Hagrid's dragon

    • B.

      Harry's Owl

    • C.

      Hagrid's three-headed dog

    • D.

      Dumbledore's three-headed snake

    • E.

      Ron's rat

    Correct Answer
    C. Hagrid's three-headed dog
    Explanation
    Fluffy is Hagrid's three-headed dog. This is depicted in the Harry Potter series, where Hagrid takes care of Fluffy as a pet. Fluffy is a large and dangerous creature, with three heads and a strong ability to guard and protect. Hagrid acquires Fluffy to guard the trapdoor leading to the Philosopher's Stone, as part of the security measures set up by Dumbledore.

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  • 8. 

    Which teacher is trying to steal the Sorcerer's Stone?

    • A.

      Snape

    • B.

      Dumbledore

    • C.

      Quirrell

    • D.

      McGonagall

    • E.

      Hagrid

    Correct Answer
    C. Quirrell
    Explanation
    Quirrell is the correct answer because he is the teacher who is attempting to steal the Sorcerer's Stone. In the Harry Potter series, Quirrell is revealed to be working for Lord Voldemort and is the one who is trying to obtain the Sorcerer's Stone in order to bring back his master. He is shown to be involved in various suspicious activities throughout the story, ultimately leading to his true intentions being exposed.

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  • 9. 

    To whom does the Sorcerer's Stone belong?  

    • A.

      Harry

    • B.

      Dumbledore

    • C.

      Hagrid

    • D.

      Voldemort

    • E.

      Nicolas Flamel

    Correct Answer
    E. Nicolas Flamel
    Explanation
    The Sorcerer's Stone belongs to Nicolas Flamel.

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  • 10. 

    What position does Harry play in Quidditch?

    • A.

      Quaffle

    • B.

      Seeker

    • C.

      Sweeper

    • D.

      Chaser

    • E.

      Keeper

    Correct Answer
    B. Seeker
    Explanation
    Harry plays the position of Seeker in Quidditch. The Seeker's main role is to find and catch the Golden Snitch, which is a small, fast, and elusive ball. Catching the Snitch earns the team 150 points and ends the game. Seekers require excellent flying skills, agility, and quick reflexes to be able to spot and catch the Snitch before the opposing team's Seeker. Harry's skill and determination as a Seeker are highlighted throughout the Harry Potter series, making him a key player in Gryffindor's Quidditch team.

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  • 11. 

    What does Voldemort drink in the Forbidden Forest to sustain himself?

    • A.

      Unicorn blood

    • B.

      Apple nectar

    • C.

      Harry's blood

    • D.

      Sacred water

    • E.

      Cedar sap

    Correct Answer
    A. Unicorn blood
    Explanation
    Voldemort drinks unicorn blood in the Forbidden Forest to sustain himself. Unicorn blood is said to have powerful properties that can keep a person alive, even if they are on the brink of death. Voldemort, being a dark wizard, seeks out this forbidden substance to maintain his own life force.

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  • 12. 

    Whom do Harry and Ron accidentally lock in the bathroom with the troll?

    • A.

      Dumbledore

    • B.

      Dobby

    • C.

      Hermione

    • D.

      Parvarti

    • E.

      Malfoy

    Correct Answer
    C. Hermione
    Explanation
    Harry and Ron accidentally lock Hermione in the bathroom with the troll. This is a significant event in the story because it leads to the trio becoming friends and working together to defeat the troll. Hermione's intelligence and quick thinking ultimately save them from the troll's attack, showcasing her importance to the group dynamic.

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  • 13. 

    What does Harry see when he looks in the Mirror of Erised for the first time?(Two answers are correct because book and movie are different)

    • A.

      Himself as an old, wise wizard

    • B.

      Himself holding the quidditch trophy

    • C.

      The Sorcerer's Stone

    • D.

      His parents

    • E.

      Himself, winning the house cup

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Himself as an old, wise wizard
    D. His parents
    Explanation
    In the book, Harry sees himself as an old, wise wizard when he looks in the Mirror of Erised for the first time. This reflects his deep desire for knowledge and wisdom. In the movie, Harry sees his parents in the mirror, which represents his longing to be reunited with them and have a family. Both of these answers are correct because the book and movie portray different interpretations of Harry's desires when he looks in the mirror.

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  • 14. 

    To whom does the invisibility cloak belong originally?

    • A.

      Harry's father

    • B.

      Voldemort

    • C.

      Dumbledore

    • D.

      Hagrid

    • E.

      Gryffindor

    Correct Answer
    A. Harry's father
    Explanation
    The invisibility cloak originally belonged to Harry's father. This is revealed in the Harry Potter series, where it is explained that the cloak was passed down through generations of the Potters. Harry inherits the cloak from his father, who received it as a gift from Dumbledore. The cloak plays a significant role in the story, as it allows Harry to move around undetected and play a crucial part in various adventures.

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  • 15. 

    In what house is Harry?

    • A.

      Hufflepuff

    • B.

      Slytherin

    • C.

      Hogwarts

    • D.

      Gryffindor

    • E.

      Ravenclaw

    Correct Answer
    D. Gryffindor
    Explanation
    Harry is in the house of Gryffindor because Gryffindor is one of the four houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where Harry attends. The houses at Hogwarts are Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, and Ravenclaw.

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  • 16. 

    In what house is Malfoy?

    • A.

      Hufflepuff

    • B.

      Slytherin

    • C.

      Hogwarts

    • D.

      Gryffindor

    • E.

      Ravenclaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Slytherin
    Explanation
    Malfoy is in the house of Slytherin. This is known from the Harry Potter series, where Draco Malfoy is a prominent character and is sorted into Slytherin house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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  • 17. 

    Who actually puts the curse on Harry during the Quidditch match in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?

    • A.

      Snape

    • B.

      Malfoy

    • C.

      Quirrell

    • D.

      Nicolas Flamel

    • E.

      Krum

    Correct Answer
    C. Quirrell
    Explanation
    In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Quirrell is the one who puts the curse on Harry during the Quidditch match. Quirrell is revealed to be working for Lord Voldemort and is possessed by him. He tries to knock Harry off his broomstick using dark magic in order to prevent him from winning the match and gaining more popularity. This event is a crucial moment in the story as it hints at Quirrell's true allegiance and sets up the later reveal of Voldemort's presence.

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  • 18. 

    Why is Harry sad the day he turns twelve?

    • A.

      Because his uncle and aunt didn't give him the broomstick he wanted

    • B.

      Because he hadn't heard from his best friends at Hogwarts all summer

    • C.

      Because he felt old age approaching all too soon

    • D.

      Because his owl, Hedwig, was angry with him

    • E.

      Because his scar was growing

    Correct Answer
    B. Because he hadn't heard from his best friends at Hogwarts all summer
  • 19. 

    What does Dobby the house-elf do when Harry refuses to remain away from Hogwarts?

    • A.

      He bangs Harry's head with a lamp

    • B.

      He bites Harry

    • C.

      He shrugs and leaves

    • D.

      He threatens to cast an obliviating charm on Harry

    • E.

      He suspends and drops Aunt Petunia's violet pudding

    Correct Answer
    E. He suspends and drops Aunt Petunia's violet pudding
    Explanation
    When Harry refuses to remain away from Hogwarts, Dobby the house-elf takes action by suspending and dropping Aunt Petunia's violet pudding. This suggests that Dobby is trying to get Harry in trouble or cause a disturbance in order to convince him to stay away from Hogwarts.

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  • 20. 

    What is the name of the Weasley's home?

    • A.

      Private Drive

    • B.

      The Burrow

    • C.

      The Den

    • D.

      The Lair

    • E.

      Headquarters

    Correct Answer
    B. The Burrow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Burrow. The Burrow is the name of the Weasley family's home in the Harry Potter series. It is located near the village of Ottery St. Catchpole and is described as a ramshackle and cozy house. The Burrow is known for its magical enchantments and unique architecture, with rooms and extensions added over the years. It serves as a gathering place for the Weasley family and their friends, and plays a significant role in the story as a symbol of warmth, love, and the contrast between the magical and non-magical worlds.

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  • 21. 

    What has Mr. Weasley enchanted his car to do?

    • A.

      Talk

    • B.

      Sing

    • C.

      Eat dangerous predators

    • D.

      Drive on it's own

    • E.

      Fly

    Correct Answer(s)
    D. Drive on it's own
    E. Fly
    Explanation
    Mr. Weasley has enchanted his car to be able to drive on its own and also to fly. This means that the car can operate without the need for a driver and has the ability to soar through the air.

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  • 22. 

    How do people who use Floo powder travel?

    • A.

      Flying cars

    • B.

      By broom

    • C.

      Underground

    • D.

      Through fireplaces

    • E.

      Underwater

    Correct Answer
    D. Through fireplaces
    Explanation
    People who use Floo powder travel by stepping into a fireplace and throwing the Floo powder into the fire. The powder turns the flames green and creates a network of interconnected fireplaces. The person then steps out of another fireplace at their desired destination. This method of travel is commonly used in the wizarding world in the Harry Potter series.

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  • 23. 

    Why do Harry and Ron fly a Ford Anglia to Hogwarts in Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Because they want to beat the train, thus getting first choice of dorm rooms

    • B.

      Because they're brooms were stolen

    • C.

      Because they want to impress Gilderoy Lockhart

    • D.

      Because George dared them to try it

    • E.

      Because Gate Nine-and-three-quarters closed up before they could enter

    Correct Answer
    E. Because Gate Nine-and-three-quarters closed up before they could enter
    Explanation
    Harry and Ron fly a Ford Anglia to Hogwarts in Chamber of Secrets because Gate Nine-and-three-quarters closed up before they could enter.

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  • 24. 

    What derogatory name does Malfoy call Hermione?

    • A.

      Mudblood

    • B.

      Miss Priss

    • C.

      Prat

    • D.

      Mrs. Weasley

    • E.

      Rodent Girl

    Correct Answer
    A. Mudblood
    Explanation
    In the Harry Potter series, Malfoy often uses the derogatory term "Mudblood" to insult Hermione. This term is used to demean and belittle individuals who have Muggle (non-magical) parents. Malfoy's use of this term reflects his pure-blood supremacist beliefs and his disdain for those with non-magical lineage. This insult is particularly hurtful to Hermione, who takes pride in her magical abilities and values equality among all wizards and witches, regardless of their blood status.

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  • 25. 

    Which first year loves to photograph Harry in Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Ginny Weasley

    • B.

      Colin Creevey

    • C.

      Justin Finch-Fletchley

    • D.

      Dean THomas

    • E.

      Penelope Clearwater

    Correct Answer
    C. Justin Finch-Fletchley
    Explanation
    In the Chamber of Secrets, Justin Finch-Fletchley is the first-year student who loves to photograph Harry. This is evidenced by his constant presence with a camera, as well as his enthusiasm for capturing moments with Harry. Ginny Weasley, Colin Creevey, Dean Thomas, and Penelope Clearwater are all characters in the book, but they do not have the same interest in photography as Justin does.

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  • 26. 

    Which first year has a crush on Harry in Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Ariana

    • B.

      Ginny

    • C.

      Parvarti

    • D.

      Hermione

    • E.

      Cho

    Correct Answer
    B. Ginny
    Explanation
    In the Chamber of Secrets, it is revealed that Ginny Weasley has a crush on Harry Potter. Throughout the book, Ginny's feelings for Harry become more apparent as she becomes shy and nervous around him. She even writes in Tom Riddle's diary, which turns out to be a Horcrux, confessing her feelings for Harry. This crush plays a significant role in the plot as it leads to Ginny's possession by Tom Riddle and her involvement in the opening of the Chamber of Secrets.

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  • 27. 

    What does Lucius Malfoy donate to Slytherin House in Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Expensive new sofas

    • B.

      A winged monster to guard its entrance

    • C.

      A library of dark magic books

    • D.

      A speedy set of broomsticks for its Quidditch team

    • E.

      Polyjuice potions

    Correct Answer
    D. A speedy set of broomsticks for its Quidditch team
    Explanation
    In Chamber of Secrets, Lucius Malfoy donates a speedy set of broomsticks to Slytherin House for its Quidditch team. This suggests that Lucius Malfoy is using his wealth and influence to support the success of Slytherin House in the competitive sport of Quidditch. It also implies that he may have ulterior motives, as he often uses his resources to further his own agenda.

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  • 28. 

    Who of the following is NOT petrified?

    • A.

      Penelope Clearwater

    • B.

      Hermione Granger

    • C.

      Ginny Weasley

    • D.

      Colin Creevey

    Correct Answer
    C. Ginny Weasley
    Explanation
    Ginny Weasley is not petrified because she is one of the victims of the Basilisk's gaze and is therefore not turned to stone. Petrification is a condition caused by the Basilisk's deadly stare, and it affects anyone who looks directly into its eyes. Penelope Clearwater, Hermione Granger, and Colin Creevey are all petrified at some point in the Harry Potter series, but Ginny Weasley manages to avoid this fate.

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  • 29. 

    Besides Harry Potter, who was Hogwarts' most famous Parselmouth?

    • A.

      Voldemort

    • B.

      Lucius Malfoy

    • C.

      Dumbledore

    • D.

      Gilderoy Lockhart

    Correct Answer
    A. Voldemort
    Explanation
    Voldemort is the correct answer because he was not only a Parselmouth, but also the most famous one after Harry Potter. Voldemort's ability to speak Parseltongue was a significant aspect of his character and played a crucial role in the Harry Potter series. Other options like Lucius Malfoy, Dumbledore, and Gilderoy Lockhart were not known for being Parselmouths.

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  • 30. 

    Who did Tom Riddle frame as the opener of the Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Harry Potter

    • B.

      Lucius Malfoy

    • C.

      Hagrid

    • D.

      Arthur Weasley

    Correct Answer
    C. Hagrid
    Explanation
    Tom Riddle framed Hagrid as the opener of the Chamber of Secrets. In the second book of the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," Riddle manipulated events to make it appear that Hagrid, the gamekeeper at Hogwarts, was responsible for opening the Chamber and releasing the monster within. Riddle used Hagrid's love for dangerous creatures and his possession of a rare and dangerous spider to create the illusion of his guilt. However, it is later revealed that Riddle himself was the true culprit, using a diary as a Horcrux to control the monster and open the Chamber.

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  • 31. 

    What does Dumbledore send Harry to help him fight the basilisk?

    • A.

      A rooster whose cry would be fatal to it

    • B.

      A lute to lull it to sleep

    • C.

      A phoenix to peck out its eyes and heal Harry's wounds

    • D.

      A pouch of spiders, its mortal enemy, to poison it

    Correct Answer
    C. A phoenix to peck out its eyes and heal Harry's wounds
    Explanation
    Dumbledore sends Harry a phoenix to peck out the basilisk's eyes and heal Harry's wounds. A phoenix is a mythical bird known for its regenerative powers. Its tears have healing properties, and it has the ability to claw out the eyes of creatures. By sending a phoenix, Dumbledore provides Harry with a powerful ally that can both blind the basilisk and heal any injuries Harry sustains during the fight. This assistance is crucial in helping Harry overcome the dangerous basilisk and ultimately save the day.

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  • 32. 

    How does Tom Riddle manipulate Ginny Weasley?

    • A.

      Through a diary

    • B.

      Through love

    • C.

      Through her dreams

    • D.

      By threatening her

    Correct Answer
    A. Through a diary
    Explanation
    Tom Riddle manipulates Ginny Weasley through a diary. In the Harry Potter series, Tom Riddle's diary is enchanted with a piece of his soul, allowing him to possess and control Ginny. He communicates with her through the diary, exploiting her vulnerabilities and insecurities. As Ginny writes in the diary, she becomes more and more influenced by Riddle's dark magic, ultimately leading to her opening the Chamber of Secrets and releasing the monster within. Riddle uses the diary as a tool to manipulate Ginny and carry out his plans for the resurrection of Lord Voldemort.

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  • 33. 

    What does Lucius Malfoy give to Dobby, thus setting him free?

    • A.

      A hat

    • B.

      A shirt

    • C.

      A sock

    • D.

      A pillowcase

    • E.

      The diary

    Correct Answer
    C. A sock
    Explanation
    In the Harry Potter series, Lucius Malfoy gives Dobby a sock, which ultimately sets him free. In the story, Dobby is a house-elf enslaved to the Malfoy family. When Harry tricks Lucius into giving Dobby a sock by hiding it inside a diary and then presenting it to Lucius, the magical bond of servitude is broken. According to the tradition of house-elf magic, if a master presents a piece of clothing to their house-elf, it signifies their freedom. Therefore, by giving Dobby a sock, Lucius unintentionally grants him his freedom.

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  • 34. 

    Who or what eventually saves Ron and Harry from being eaten by giant spiders in the Forbidden Forest?

    • A.

      The car

    • B.

      Hagrid

    • C.

      The Spiders's leader

    • D.

      Dumbledore

    • E.

      Hermione

    Correct Answer
    A. The car
    Explanation
    The car eventually saves Ron and Harry from being eaten by giant spiders in the Forbidden Forest.

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  • 35. 

    Who, ultimately, is the Heir of Slytherin?

    • A.

      Harry

    • B.

      Ron

    • C.

      Ginny

    • D.

      Hagrid

    • E.

      Voldemort

    Correct Answer
    E. Voldemort
    Explanation
    Voldemort is the ultimate Heir of Slytherin because he is the descendant of Salazar Slytherin himself. As the heir, Voldemort is able to control the Chamber of Secrets and the basilisk within it, using them to carry out his dark plans and purge the school of Muggle-born students. His connection to Slytherin's lineage and his ability to open the Chamber of Secrets make him the true heir and the one responsible for the attacks at Hogwarts.

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  • 36. 

    Where is the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets?

    • A.

      Th forbidden forest

    • B.

      Slytherin's tower

    • C.

      Moany Murtle's bathroom

    • D.

      The Diary

    Correct Answer
    C. Moany Murtle's bathroom
    Explanation
    The entrance to the Chamber of Secrets is located in Moaning Myrtle's bathroom. In the Harry Potter series, the Chamber of Secrets is a hidden chamber within Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It can only be accessed by speaking Parseltongue (snake language) and opening the sink tap in Moaning Myrtle's bathroom. This location is significant because it is where the main characters discover the entrance and begin their journey to uncover the secrets of the Chamber.

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