Pottermore Sorting Hat Test

28 Questions
Pottermore Sorting Hat Test

The official Pottermore Sorting Hat test. These are all the questions the Sorting Hat asks on Pottermore to sort you into your House. Enjoy!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What would you least liked to be called?
    • A. 

      Ignorant

    • B. 

      Cowardly

    • C. 

      Selfish

    • D. 

      Ordinary

  • 2. 
    When you’re dead, what do you want people do when they think of you?
    • A. 

      Miss me and smile

    • B. 

      Think of my achievements

    • C. 

      Tell stories about my adventures

    • D. 

      I don’t care what people think of me when I’m dead; it’s when I’m alive that counts.

  • 3. 
    When I’m dead, I want people to remember me as:
    • A. 

      The Good

    • B. 

      The Great

    • C. 

      The Wise

    • D. 

      The Bold

  • 4. 
    If you could make a potion that would guarantee you one thing, what would it be?
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Glory

    • C. 

      Wisdom

    • D. 

      Power

  • 5. 
    Four goblets are placed before you. Which do you drink?
    • A. 

      The golden potion that gives off bright sunspots that dance around the room.

    • B. 

      A silvery, glittery potion that sparkles as if containing ground diamonds.

    • C. 

      A thick potion that smells of plums and chocolate.

    • D. 

      A black, inky potion that gives off fumes that make you see strange visions.

  • 6. 
    Which instrument is most pleasing to your ear?
    • A. 

      Violin

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Drums

    • D. 

      Trumpet

  • 7. 
    You enter a magical garden. What do you look at first?
    • A. 

      Luminous Pool with something in its depths

    • B. 

      Statue with a twinkling eye

    • C. 

      A silver tree with golden apples

    • D. 

      Talking Toadstools

  • 8. 
    Four boxes are set before you. Which do you open?
    • A. 

      A plain jet black box with a silver rune that you know to be the mark of Merlin.

    • B. 

      A golden box with carved feet that warns secret knowledge and unbearable temptation lurk within.

    • C. 

      A plain pewter box that says “I open only for the worthy."

    • D. 

      A tortoiseshell box that sounds like something living is squeaking inside.

  • 9. 
    What smell is most appealing to you?
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      The sea

    • C. 

      Fresh parchment

    • D. 

      A log fire

  • 10. 
    A troll breaks into the Headmaster’s study. Order the following items in the order that you would save them:
    • Dragon Pox Cure That The Headmaster Has Nearly Completed
    • Student Records Going Back 1000 Years
    • A Book Of Indecipherable Runes Thought To Have Been Owned By Merlin
    • A. 

      Cure>Book>Records

    • B. 

      Cure>Records>Book

    • C. 

      Book>Cure>Records

    • D. 

      Book>Records>Cure

    • E. 

      Records>Cure>Book

    • F. 

      Records>Book>Cure

  • 11. 
    What would you rather be?
    • A. 

      Trusted

    • B. 

      Liked

    • C. 

      Praised

    • D. 

      Feared

    • E. 

      Envied

    • F. 

      Imitated

  • 12. 
    Which of the following do you have the most trouble dealing with?
    • A. 

      Hunger

    • B. 

      Being ignored

    • C. 

      Cold

    • D. 

      Boredom

    • E. 

      Loneliness

  • 13. 
    If you could have a superpower, which would you choose?
    • A. 

      Read Minds

    • B. 

      Invisibility

    • C. 

      Change the past

    • D. 

      Change your appearance

    • E. 

      Talk to animals

    • F. 

      Superstrength

  • 14. 
    Which of the following would you most like to study?
    • A. 

      Vampires

    • B. 

      Centaur

    • C. 

      Merpeople

    • D. 

      Ghosts

    • E. 

      Werewolves

    • F. 

      Goblins

    • G. 

      Trolls

  • 15. 
    Which subject at Hogwarts would you be most interested in studying?
    • A. 

      Everything

    • B. 

      Apparition

    • C. 

      Hexes/Jinxes

    • D. 

      Secrets about the castle

    • E. 

      Transfiguration

    • F. 

      Broom Flying

    • G. 

      Care of Magical Creatures

  • 16. 
    You and your friends need to cross a bridge guarded by a river troll. He insists that one of you fight him before you can cross. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Confuse the troll

    • B. 

      Have all 3 of you fight (without telling the troll)

    • C. 

      Volunteer to fight

    • D. 

      Draw lots to see who fights

  • 17. 
    You know that a fellow House member cheated on a test. You got the second-highest grade in the class; your House mate was highest. Professor Flitwick confronts you and asks if they were cheating. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tell Professor Flitwick the truth. If your classmate is willing to come in first by cheating, he deserves to be found out. You’ll make up the House points your classmate loses by coming in first.

    • B. 

      Tell Professor Flitwick to ask your classmate (and tell your classmate that if he won’t tell the truth, you will.)

    • C. 

      Lie and say you don’t know (but hope he finds out somehow)

    • D. 

      If you knew someone was cheating, you wouldn’t wait for Flitwick to ask; you’d tell him before the test started.

  • 18. 
    Which path do you take?
    • A. 

      Twisting leafy path through the woods

    • B. 

      A dark, lantern-lit alley

    • C. 

      A wide, sunny, grassy path

    • D. 

      A cobblestone street lined with ancient buildings

  • 19. 
    Which nightmare would scare you most?
    • A. 

      None of your friends or family know who you are

    • B. 

      Being trapped in a dark room with an eye peering at you through a keyhole

    • C. 

      Being caught up high with no handholds

    • D. 

      Being forced to speak in a funny voice so that everyone laughs at you

  • 20. 
    You’re walking down the street late at night and hear a cry that you’re fairly sure has a magical source. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Withdraw into the shadows, reviewing offensive and defensive spells that might be appropriate

    • B. 

      Draw your wand and try to discover the source

    • C. 

      Proceed with caution, keeping a hand on your still-concealed wand

    • D. 

      Draw your wand and stand your ground

  • 21. 
    A Muggle approaches you and says you’re a wizard. How do you react?
    • A. 

      Ask them why they think so

    • B. 

      Agree and offer a sample of a jinx

    • C. 

      Agree and walk away, bluffing

    • D. 

      Express your concern and offer to call a mental hospital

  • 22. 
    Stars or Moon?
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Moon

  • 23. 
    Forest or River?
    • A. 

      Forest

    • B. 

      River

  • 24. 
    Black or White?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      White

  • 25. 
    Heads or Tails?
    • A. 

      Heads

    • B. 

      Tails

  • 26. 
    Left or Right?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

  • 27. 
    Dawn or Dusk?
    • A. 

      Dawn

    • B. 

      Dusk

  • 28. 
    If you could pick any House to be Sorted into, which would you pick?
    • A. 

      Slytherin

    • B. 

      Gryffindor

    • C. 

      Hufflepuff

    • D. 

      Ravenclaw

    • E. 

      I'll let the Sorting Hat decide where I should be.