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Could You Pass Your Defence Against The Dark Arts O.W.L.?

Will you achieve an Outstanding, or are you more Troll?

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    There are three!

    The Unforgivable Curses are the Killing Curse (avada kedavra), the Cruciatus Curse (crucio), and the Imperius Curse (imperio).

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    The spell to repel a Dementor is the Patronus Charm (expecto patronum).

    The spell to repel a Dementor is the Patronus Charm (expecto patronum). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    That's a mermaid!

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    Impedimenta – otherwise known as the Impediment Jinx – slows down its target.

    Impedimenta – otherwise known as the Impediment Jinx – slows down its target. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Werewolves can be distinguished from regular wolves by their short snout, tufted tail, and human-like eyes.

    Werewolves can be distinguished from regular wolves by their short snout, tufted tail, and human-like eyes. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Confringo – also known as the Blasting Curse – causes anything it comes in contact with to explode.

    Confringo – also known as the Blasting Curse – causes anything it comes in contact with to explode. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    "Petrificus totalus" is also known as the Full Body-Bind Curse.

    "Petrificus totalus" is also known as the Full Body-Bind Curse. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Protego – otherwise known as the Shield Charm – provides a magical barrier to protect from unwanted spells.

    Protego – otherwise known as the Shield Charm – provides a magical barrier to protect from unwanted spells. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Reducto, impedimenta, and stupefy are all spells used to repel opponents – oppugno causes conjured objects to attack.

    Reducto, impedimenta, and stupefy are all spells used to repel opponents – oppugno causes conjured objects to attack. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Immobulus – also known as the Freezing Charm – renders living targets immobile.

    Immobulus – also known as the Freezing Charm – renders living targets immobile. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Expelliarmus – the Disarming Charm – is used to force its target to release whatever they are holding.

    Expelliarmus – the Disarming Charm – is used to force its target to release whatever they are holding. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    The Hinkypunk is a one-legged creature who leads travellers off their paths under the guise of a guiding light.

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    Incendio is a charm used to conjure flames.

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    Unfortunately, you can't.

    Although applying a mixture of powdered silver and dittany will close wounds and stop bleeding, the victim will live the rest of their lives as a werewolf.

    Unfortunately, you can't. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Riddikulus is the spell used in defence against a Boggart.

    Riddikulus is the spell used in defence against a Boggart. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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Could You Pass Your Defence Against The Dark Arts O.W.L.?

T (Troll)

Wow, that really is bad. You're basically on the same level as Crabbe and Goyle – you'd better hit the library.

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D (Dreadful)

Look on the bright side – it could be very slightly worse. But you really should study harder next time.

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P (Poor)

There's no doubt about it – you can do better than this. Don't worry, you can retake the exam and ~maybe~ progress to N.E.W.T. level.

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A (Acceptable)

Not great, but not completely terrible. Basically, this is average, so if you're happy with that, then go you!

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E (Exceeds Expectations)

Congratulations! You exceeded everyone's expectations and can probably progress to N.E.W.T. level. You might even be an Auror one day!

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O (Outstanding)

Wow! Are you Hermione Granger in disguise? You'll definitely progress to N.E.W.T. level Defence Against the Dark Arts. Hey, at this rate, you'll be an Auror before you know it!

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