This week marks 20 years since the Boy Wizard arrived on the scene, forever changing the way kids and young adults read books and delivering one of the greatest series of films in history. Happy Birthday, Harry Potter — this is for you! Now, watch and see if you can answer the questions — and also enjoy all the San Diego Comic-Con news! How many of these 25 questions can you answer WITHOUT Googling? Be honest…


(Answers at bottom)


  1. What flavor of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans did Dumbledore have the most unfortunate encounter with when he was younger?
  2. In transfiguration class, what object do the students have to change their animals into?
  3. Who gives Harry the Gillyweed for the second Triwizard challenge?
  4. Who does Ron go to the Yule Ball with?
  5. What is Luna’s Patronus?
  6. What do you destroy a Horcrux with?
  7. Who is Harry Potter’s godfather?
  8. In which London station do you stand between platform 9 and 10 to catch the train to Hogwarts?
  9. What is the name of Hagrid’s huge dog?
  10. Hermione only rides a broom in the film based on which book?
  11. What is the name of Dumbledore’s phoenix?
  12. What does Dumbldore’s phoenix give to Harry to save his life after being poisoned by the Basilisks fang?
  13. What is the name of the Weasley’s home?
  14. How does Harry open the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets?
  15. What is the name of the Map that shows Hogwarts secrets passage, corridors, classrooms and every persons location within the castle and grounds?
  16. What enchanted object, when touched, can instantly transport one or many people to a specific location?
  17. What do Hermione’s parents do for a living?
  18. Which is the shortest Harry Potter film?
  19. What is the name of the reporter whom Harry encounters throughout all books?
  20. What is the name of the shop opened on Diagon Alley by Fred and George Weasley?
  21. Before Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe had already established himself as an actor in what 1999 BBC television production?
  22. What directors directed the final four films in the Harry Potter series?
  23. How many Oscars did the Harry Potter franchise win? (closest is the winner)
  24. In book seven (and the movie 7), Harry, Ron and Hermione needed to get into the Lestrange vault in Gringotts to look for the next Horcrux, but the vaults were particularly difficult to steal from. Who helped them get in?
  25. Other than Harry causing Voldemort’s spell to backfire, who is the only other good character depicted as directly killing a Death Eater?


  1. Vomit-flavored
  2. Water goblets.
  3. Dobby in the book; Neville Longbottom in the movie.
  4. Padma Patil
  5. A Hare.
  6. Basilisk venom
  7. Sirius Black
  8. Kings Cross Station
  9. Fang
  10. Deathly Hallows
  11. Fawkes
  12. A tear.
  13. The Burrow.
  14. He spoke Parseltongue.
  15. The Marauder’s Map.
  16. A Portkey.
  17. Dentists.
  18. Deathly Hallows Part 2
  19. Rita Skeeter.
  20. Weasleys Wizard Wheezes.
  21. David Copperfield.
  22. David Yates.
  23. ZERO
  24. Griphook
  25. Molly Weasley – she killed Bellatrix.

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