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Answer These 16 Questions To See If You're An Expert On The "Harry Potter" Books

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  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Charlie Weasley

    Charlie's the second eldest Weasley, and duirng Harry's first year Charlie agreed to take the infant dragon Norbert from Hagrid, and during Harry's fourth year Charlie came to the Triwizard Tournament for the Second Task where he helped control the dragons.

  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ron Weasley

    In the first book, Neville, Hermione, Harry, and Draco had detention in the Forbidden Forest with Hagrid. After Harry and Hermione were caught sneaking around after hours, Neville was caught trying to let them know that Malfoy knew, and Malfoy was caught after he tried to get them in trouble. Ron was sick in the Hospital Wing and therefore took no part in all of the drama.

  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ravenclaw

    Padma Patil is a Ravenclaw, although in the films she is shown as being a Gryffindor along with her sister Parvati.

  4. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Beetle

    Rita Skeeter was an unregistered Animagus, similar to the Marauders. Hermione caught Rita Skeeter at the end of the Goblet of Fire, trapped her in a jar that was spelled to prevent Rita from changing back, and Hermione made her promise to not write anymore false rumors about Harry.

  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A map of the London Underground

    In Chapter 1 of the Philosopher's Stone/Sorcerer's Stone, in reply to McGonagall asking if he could do something about the scar on Harry's forehead, Dumbledore says "Scars can come in handy. I have one myself above my left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground."

  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    No

    Harry Potter was only the Chosen One because of Snape. Snape overheard Trelawney making the prophecy to Dumbledore that the Chosen One was a boy born at the end of July, and Snape assumed that meant Harry because of Snape's connection to Lily. In truth, Neville Longbottom was also born at the end of July, and could just as easily been the Chosen One if Snape had not misinterpreted the prophecy.

  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ernie Macmillan

    Ginny dated Michael Corner in Order of the Phoenix, dated Dean Thomas in Half-Blood Prince, and after she broke up with Dean, she dated Harry until he broke up with her to go hunt Horcruxes.

  8. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Stan Shunpike

    First introduced in The Prisoner of Azkaban as being the conductor of the Knight Bus, Stan's seen again in Goblet of Fire while flirting with some girls at the Quidditch World Cup, and finally in The Deathly Hallows when Harry unmasks him during the chase. However, Stan was only a Death Eater due to being under the Imperius Curse.

  9. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Snarly

    Winky was the house elf of Barty Crouch, Kreacher was the house elf in Number 12 Grimmauld Place, and Hokey was the House elf belonging to Hepzibah Smith and was charged with killing Hepzibah, who was really murdered by a young Voldemort.

  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    ...A fresh pickled toad"

    "His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad, His hair is as dark as a blackboard. I wish he was mine, he's truly divine, the hero who conquered the Dark Lord." - The love poem Ginny Weasley wrote to Harry Potter in Chamber of Secrets, delivered to Harry via a dwarf that sat on him in the corridor.

  11. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Expecto Patronum

    In The Deathly Hallows when the trio infiltrates the Ministry, Harry tells Mary Cattermole as they're escaping "It's the only spell she ever has trouble with" (Chapter 13).

  12. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Behind a portrait of a fruit bowl

    Near the Hufflepuff Common Room, there's a portrait of a fruit bowl, and to get inside the kitchen, one must tickle the pear until it turns into a green doorknob.

  13. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Poltergeist

    Technically, Peeves is a Poltergeist. He's one of the only characters that is in every single book, and yet he's not in any of the movies.

  14. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Neville Longbottom

    Neville was never a Quidditch Commentator. Ludo Bagman commentated at the Quidditch World Cup. After Lee Jordan's graduation, a new commentator was needed, and both Zacharias Smith and Luna Lovegood tried out for the position at separate matches (Chapter 14 & 19).

  15. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bat-Bogey Hex

    What the Bat-Bogey Hex does for sure is never stated in the books, but it's made clear that no one wants to be on the receiving end of it from Ginny Weasley. In Order of the Phoenix, she used it on Malfoy to escape from the Inquisitorial Squad; in Chapter 6, George warns Harry against Ginny's ability with the hex. In Half-Blood Prince, Slughorn invites Ginny to join the Slug Club after witnessing her use it upon Zacharias Smith.

  16. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Set Quirrell on fire

    She set Snape on fire.

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