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Harry Potter Trivia Questions With Answers: Here is a List of 50 Harry Potter Trivia Questions and Answers

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by Maria Thomas | Updated Oct 23, 2021 12:00 PM

Harry Potter Trivia Questions With Answers: Here is a List of 50 Harry Potter Trivia Questions and Answers
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Harry Potter 

J. K. Rowling is the creator of the Harry Potter series, which consists of seven fantasy novels. The books follow the adventures of Harry Potter, a young wizard, and his companions Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, who are all students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The central plot is around Harry's battle with Lord Voldemort, an evil wizard who wants to become immortal, topple the Ministry of Magic, and subjugate all wizards and Muggles (non-magical people).

Harry Potter Trivia Questions With Answers

Here is a list of 50 Harry Potter Trivia Questions: 

Questions  Answers 
Name Harry Potter's parents. James and Lily Potter
Which famous rugby player was Hagrid actor Robbie Coltrane's stunt double? Martin Bayfield
What is the name of Harry Potter's owl? Hedwig
Which actor played the character Cedric Diggory? Robert Pattinson
Who reads the Harry Potter audiobooks? Stephen Fry
Who is Draco Malfoy's dad? Lucius Malfoy
Which actor played the character Bellatrix Lestrange? Helena Bonham Carter
Name Ron Weasley's parents. Arthur and Molly
Name Ron Weasley's brothers. Fred, George, Percy, Charlie and Bill
Name Ron Weasley's pet rat. Scabbers
Who did Ron Weasley's pet rat used to belong to? His brother Percy
Who played Ron Weasley's pet rat when he became human? Timothy Spall
Name Luna Lovegood's father. Xenophillius Lovegood
Why did the house-elf Dobby appear at Harry's home? He came to warn Harry about the plot to reopen the Chamber of Secrets
Who was the first goblin Harry ever met? Griphook
What creature is Aragog? Acromantula
What was Hagrid's pet dog called? Fang
Name the centaur who taught at Hogwarts. Professor Firenze
Who were the four founders of Hogwarts? Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin (one point for each correct answer)
What animal could Peter Pettigrew turn into Ron's pet rat, Scabbers
What was the name of Lord Voldemort's loyal snake? Nagini
Who killed Dobby by throwing a knife at him? Bellatrix Lestrange
Name the killing curse. Avada Kedavra
How would you spell the spell you would use to disarm someone? Expelliarmus (only get a point if spelt correctly)
What spell would you use to light the tip of your wand? Lumos
What spell would you use to open a door? Alohomora
What spell would you use to get rid of a nasty boggart? Riddikulus
What spell would you use to conjure a patronus? Expecto Patronum
How did Harry Potter get his scar? Voldemort struck him with the Killing Curse when he was a baby
What's inside Harry Potter's wand? A feather from Fawkes, Albus Dumbledore's phoenix
Who was Harry Potter's first crush? Cho Chang
What position did Harry Potter play at Quidditch? Seeker
What relation was Sirius Black to Harry? Godfather
What was Harry’s Patronus? A stag
Which platform at Kings Cross Station do Hogwarts' pupils use to access the Hogwarts Express? 9 3/4
Dumbledore is an old fashioned word for bumblebee - true or false? True
How did Cedric Diggory die? He was killed by Peter Pettigrew with the Killing Curse
How did Harry find the Philosopher's Stone? It appeared in his pocket
What is a Horcrux? An object formed by dark magic
Who does Hermione Granger become when she takes a Polyjuice Potion to break into Gringotts Bank? Bellatrix Lestrange
Name the tree that Arthur Weasley's flying car crashes into. The whomping willow
Name three people who taught defence against the dark arts teachers at Hogwarts. Any three from Quirinus Quirrell, Gilderoy Lockhart, Remus Lupin, Bartemius Crouch Jr, Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody, Dolores Umbridge, Severus Snape, Amycus Carrow.
How did Neville Longbottom help defeat the dark lord? He destroyed his final Horcrux - the snake Nagini
How many Harry Potter books have been published in total? 11 in total (but you can accept 7 - as those are the number of main story books)
When was the first Harry Potter book released? 1997
When was the first Harry Potter film released? 2001
Where did JK Rowling start writing the Harry Potter books? Edinburgh (but you could also accept Spoon, The Elephant House, Traverse Theatre Cafe or the Balmoral Hotel)
What is the longest Harry Potter book? Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
How many copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone were printed in the book's first print run? 500
What is the most frequently used word in the Harry Potter books? Harry

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Harry Potter Trivia Questions With Answers - FAQs

1. What are examples of trivia?

Trivia is defined as little-known facts or unimportant matters. Examples of trivia are details of a fight that happened decades ago. An example of trivia is a game in which team members race to see who can be the first to answer questions about insiginificant facts of history, popular culture, art and science.

2. What are some good trivia questions?

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3. What is a trivia activity?

Trivia game or competition is one where the competitors are asked questions about interesting but unimportant facts in many subjects.

4. What is trivia quiz game?

Trivia is typically played with a prepared list of questions on any topic of your choice. A host is chosen, and the questions are shared with a group of people, and you compete on who can answer the most problems. Trivia can be played at any event, from virtual game night to a classic pub night out

5. What is the most random fact in the world?
  • Glaciers and ice sheets hold about 69 percent of the world's freshwater.
  • The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour.
  • Recent droughts in Europe were the worst in 2,100 years.
  • The best place in the world to see rainbows is in Hawaii.
6. What does trivia literally mean?

Trivia' comes from the Latin 'trivialis,' meaning "found everywhere, commonplace." One meaning of 'trivia' is "unimportant matters."

7. What are some good Christmas trivia questions?

What are you supposed to do when you find yourself under the mistletoe? Question: Which one of Santa's reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot? Question: Which country started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree? Question: In the song “Winter Wonderland,” what do we call the snowman?