Alright, Potterheads, it's time to buckle up for a magical ride. When J. K. Rowling released her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, never in her wildest dreams could she have imagined that just a couple decades later, her work would continue to be a global phenomenon, inspiring amusement parks, Harry Potter-themed bars, restaurants, cafes, and a heck of a lot more. Her fantasy world has even inspired a new, competitive sport (we're talking Quidditch here, of course) which is currently played across a number of universities, cities and countries all over the world.
After the first film was released in 2001 by Wander Brothers, a young cast of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint would lead the charge in creating the most well-received and well-known fantasy world of all time (okay, maybe Star Wars and Lord of the Rings fans may argue that point, but we'll stand firm).
If all you can think about after a hard day's work is a refreshing butterbeer, and if you've already decided which Patronus charm suits you best, then there might be a little bit of magic flowing through your veins. If the allure and fame of being a Triwizard champion keep you awake at night, and you've always wanted a pet owl, then it's time to choose a wand and head to class!
So, do you think you have what it takes to get an invitation to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Or will you be stuck as a Muggle in Little Winging with the Dursleys for the rest of your life? Best of luck!
Name this character!
This character led his house, Hufflepuff on the Quidditch field as a Seeker, and was also a house prefect. He was both an athletic and academic student, with every act one of valour and success. His true coming of age was in the fourth installment of the iconic series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, where, as a student of age, he placed his name into the Goblet of Fire and was chosen to represent Hogwarts in the Triwizard Cup. This character’s demise was noble and memorable, with a school-wide funeral to say goodbye to this beloved fallen hero.
What's this Quidditch ball called?
Initially introduced to Harry by Gryffindor Chaser, Oliver Wood in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, this magical ball is small yet powerful. Its influence is greater than any of the other balls in the game, and when it is caught, the team receives 150 points and it marks the end of the game. Upon his passing, Professor Dumbledore left the walnut-sized ball that Harry caught in his first game, enchanted by a spell. Since Harry technically caught this ball with his mouth, he had to touch it to his lips to reveal the hidden message placed by Dumbledore: “I open at the close.”
What is Hermione's full name?
Hermione is one of few Muggle-born characters who is able to thrive in the world of witchcraft and wizardry. Described as an "insufferable know-it-all” by Professor Snape, Hermione first comes across as stuck-up and a little unfriendly. Her intelligence is miraculous, however, so these associations do have a touch of accuracy. Viewers are first introduced to Hermione in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, when she joins Ron and Harry in the train carriage. After Ron poorly attempts to show off his spells, Hermione, with a simple yet effective spell, fixes Harry’s damaged glasses, and, well, the rest is history.
What is the name of this school?
This formidable and architecturally beautiful School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is located in the mountains of the Scottish Highlands, but its precise location is unknown. The school welcomes students (those with magic abilities, of course) from all over the United Kingdom, including Ireland and Northern Ireland. Its grounds are vast and its towers are impressive. Upon arriving at the school, the prospective students are sorted by the sorting hat into one of four houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. According to HarryPotter.fandom, “The school's motto is Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus, which, translated from Latin, means "Never tickle a sleeping dragon".
What is Dobby?
C'mon, who doesn't love this little fellow? Dobby initially had the burden of serving the Malfoy family, who were unkind and inattentive to his happiness and wellbeing. But, as the rule states, when given at item of clothing from an owner, the elf becomes free. Thanks to Harry and a single sock, Dobby eventually does become a free elf. Sadly, Dobby, who audiences came to love for his selflessness and care for Harry and the gang, was fatally wounded by Bellatrix Lestrange. In one of the most emotional sequences of the whole Harry Potter series, his headstone read “HERE LIES DOBBY, A FREE ELF."
Name this three-headed dog!
Potterheads are first introduced to this miraculous beast when Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville Longbottom venture into the forbidden area of the third-floor corridor on the right-hand side to escape getting caught by the caretaker, Argus Filch. Hermione noticed that the dog was standing on a trap door, so was adamant that it must be hiding or guarding something. After looking into it further, she was definitely correct about that. Although he appears vicious and ferocious, the creature’s greatest weakness is that it can’t resist falling asleep to the sound of music. Still, we'd prefer to stay far away from this extra-slobbery canine.
Who is this professor?
This professor is one who, as of the end of the final film, reins as the Headmistress of Hogwarts. Prior to that, she was Deputy Headmistress, Head of Gryffindor, and as a student, Prefect and Head Girl. She always supported Harry and the gang, and has the ability to transform into a cat, as we discover in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone She was born on the outskirts of Caithness in the Scottish Highlands. Most viewers are unaware to her interesting backstory, which, according to HarryPotter.fandom, goes like this: “As an infant, [she] had no control of her magic, and thus she inadvertently summoned toys that had been left on upper shelves to her cot, made the family cat do her bidding, and made her father's bagpipes play themselves which would cause baby Minerva to chuckle happily.”
What is Professor Moody's nickname?
Professor Alastor Moody was a pivotal member in the Order of the Phoenix. He also served as a Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts, although this is a little more complicated than many might think. In fact, the time at Hogwarts was not Professor Moody at all, rather Barty Crouch, Jr pretending to be the Professor in order to help carry out Voldemort’s plan. When fighting an an Auror, Moody lost an eye, and also his leg, which he’s overcome by limping around with a wooden replacement. After viewers realise that the drinking, temperamental Moody is not the real one, they become much more appreciative of his willingness to fight for the good side.
What does Ollivanders sell?
Located in the magic shopping district of Diagon Alley, viewers are first introduced to the Ollivanders store in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The store is a little dark and a little dusty, but serves a purpose that would interest each witch and wizard. Hagrid takes Harry here in the lead up to his first school year, where he meets Garrick Ollivander, the store owner and descendant of the original Ollivander of which the shop is named. Mr Ollivander claims that he remembers every product that he’s ever sold, and links Harry’s purchase to one of the Dark Lord, many years before.
Name this bank!
If we had something of vital importance to keep safe, this is where we'd keep it. This bank, which Harry visits with Hagrid before his trip to Ollivanders and the book store in Diagon Alley is, surprisingly, the only bank in the wizarding world. Run and operated by Goblins, this bank houses the most well-protected vaults known to wizardkind, aided by enchantments as well as physical protections, and necessary identification. This bank was subject to a break-in by by Quirinus Quirrell, however, the bank maintained that nothing was stolen, despite his efforts. The object he was after, the Philosopher’s Stone, was later lawfully retrieved by Hagrid and hidden in Hogwarts.
Who is this female character?
This Ravenclaw witch played as a seeker for her house, and became most relevant to viewers due to her relationship with Cedric Diggory and her complex relationship with Harry as well. Harry decided to ask her to the Yule Ball, but unfortunately for him, she had already said yes to someone else, being Diggory, who was in the year above her at Hogwarts. She started to date Diggory during the time that he was involved in the Triwizard cup, and when he fatefully fell at the hands of Peter Pettigrew, she continued to be in a state of grief. Eventually, she and Harry share a kiss under the mistletoe during a meeting of Dumbledore’s Army in the Room of Requirement.
Where is this magical winter village?
This all-wizarding village is located not too far from Hogwarts and features a number of different storefronts: Dervish and Banges, which sells magical instruments; Dogweed and Deathcap, which sells herbs, often used for potions; Gladrags Wizardwear; the owl post office; the railway station; a local branch of Ollivanders; the Hog’s Head Inn, owned by Albus Dumbledore's brother Aberforth, which also features a secret passage to Hogwarts; Honeydukes, a sweet shop; and more. As told by HarryPotter.fandom, this village “ was founded over a thousand years ago, around the same time as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, by medieval wizard Hengist of Woodcroft as he was fleeing persecution by Muggles.”
What is the name of this magical map?
Presented by Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs, this magical map is truly like no other we’ve seen in the wizarding world. It was given to Harry by the Weasley twins, who stole it from Filch’s office. The incredible thing about this map is that is allows the reader, which most of the time was Harry, to discover every area of the school grounds, including hidden passageways and tunnels. It also showed who was walking around and exactly where they were, with vanishing footprint impressions on the paper. We can't decide if this is too invasive or just plain wicked, but we still want one.
Name these Weasley twins
These redhead twins were the jokesters and pranksters of not only the Weasley family, but of the who Harry Potter series altogether. They stole the magical map from Filch and gave it to Harry, which helped him to pursue his hunches and sneak around the campus. They decided to turn their mischievousness into a profitable business, by opening up Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes. As told by HarryPotter.fandom, they were both members of the Order of the Phoenix and Dumbledore’s Army. Under the School’s tyrannic rule of Dolores Umbridge, the twins wanted to do something wacky, so they let off a bunch of Weasleys' Wildfire Whiz-bangs on campus, which caused all their products to be banned from Hogwarts.
Which animal enclosure does Dudley get stuck in at the zoo?
Harry Potter fans first get a glimpse into the concept of Parseltongue when Harry realises that he can talk to a certain animal while on a trip with the Dursleys to London Zoo. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, when Harry is in awe of his ability to communicate with the creature, Dudley crashes in, steals the spotlight and knocks Harry to the floor. Harry, not yet knowing that he is magic, manages to remove the glass barrier, which also the creature to escape and also makes Dudley fall in, trapping him behind the re-appeared glass, to Harry's amusement.
Which film is this image from?
A young Tom Riddle, cunning and determined, returns to the Harry Potter world in the form of a cursed diary. Those in possession of the diary become enchanted, and essentially do Riddle’s bidding for him, most notably Ginny Weasley. In this scene, Tom Riddle is summoning the great, intimidating Basilisk, which, after a drawn-out battle, Harry manages to slay with the powerful sword of Godric Gryffindor. Once the creature has fallen, Harry then 'takes care' of the diary, later discovered to be a Horcrux, with a Basilisk fang, causing the illusion of Tom Riddle to vanish with it (don't worry though, he'll be back).
What is Harry's owl's name?
Ah, Harry’s trusty pet. This beloved animal stuck with Harry through thick and then, and when she fatally fell during the Battle of the Seven Potters, it was a sad day for all viewers. The snowy white owl was actually bought for Harry by Hagrid as a birthday present when the two were shopping in Diagon Alley in preparation for Harry’s first year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. At Hogwarts, students are allowed to bring pets, provided that they are either a cat, owl, or toad (even though this rule is often not followed, with Ron’s rat, for examples).
What was Harry's mother's name?
“It was dark times, Harry. Dark times.” Hagrid tells Harry the story of how he became ‘the boy who lived’, all thanks to the selflessness and love of his mother. Wife to James Potter and father of Harry, this woman sacrificed herself to protect her baby from Voldemort, as did James. She also attended the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, but only after she left did she marry James. When they had Harry, she chose Sirius Black to look after him. Harry, at the end of the series, has a daughter. He chose to name is his daughter after his mother, honoring her legacy.
How old was Harry when he received this cake?
The Dursleys had become fed up with the number of letters dropped by owls into their house, so they decided to “go away, far away, where no one can find us!” Alas, they were eventually found by Hagrid, who was determined to give Harry the invitation to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Along with the letter, Hagrid also gives Harry this thoughtful, yet misspelled birthday cake. Wielding a magical umbrella, Hagrid, unhappy with Dudley’s sneaky attempt to eat Harry’s cake, give his a little pig’s tail. This cake has been remade countless times by Potterheads. But how old was he?
Sirius Black was what relation to Harry?
While he is also known sometimes as Padfoot or Snuffles (when he transforms into his canine form), this man usually goes by Sirius Black. He was the only person known to have ever escaped Azkaban, after spending an astounding 12 years locked up behind its walls. Prior to that, Sirius also attended Hogwarts, but instead of sliding into Slytherin house like the rest of his family, he chose Gryffindor. Throughout the Harry Potter films, Sirius is an important ally and friend to Harry Potter, a vital cog in the Order of the Phoenix, and a favourite character of many viewers.
Remus Lupin turns into which animal?
Viewers witness the concept of ‘Animagus’ throughout a number of Harry Potter films. In someone's animagus form, they are able to disguise themselves as an animal. Sirius Black’s animagus form is a black dog, Peter Pettigrew’s animagus form is a rat and Professor McGonagall’s animagus form is a tabby cat, which takes Harry and Ron by surprise when they arrive late to class. Like these characters, Remus Lupin also has an alternative form, however he can’t control his transitions as well as other characters, and this often causes a few complications across the films. Nevertheless, his good side always wins out.
Who is this guy?
This character is the main antagonist in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. While he appears timid and nervous, he ultimately has a much more cunning plan in place to do Lord Voldemort’s biddings. He attempts to steal the Philosopher’s stone from Gringotts, albeit with no success. Behind the headwear, which viewers only discover at the end of the first film, is Voldemort himself. Although since he does not have enough strength at the time, he has to rely on another person’s body for survival. This character let a troll into the school as a distraction so that he could sneak around without anyone noticing.
What is this trophy called?
In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, eager students throw their name into the draw in order to compete in an inter-school tournament. Only the bravest and most determined of students stand a chance to walk away as champion and hold this prize high. As told by Albus Dumbledore, “"Eternal glory! That's what awaits the student who wins [this] tournament, but to do this, that student must survive three tasks. Three extremely dangerous tasks." After successfully completing a number of challenges, including overcoming dragons to capture a golden dragon egg, and swimming deep into the Black Lake, Cedric Diggory became the winner of this elusive prize. However, after winning the tournament, he was fatally slain in battle, and thus his last act was as a noble, unselfish hero.
Which house does Harry request NOT to be put in?
The Sorting Hat is a magic, talking hat that determines which house (Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin) the first-year students will be allocated to. Ron and Hermione were put into Gryffindor, while Draco Malfoy was placed in Slytherin. With the hat perched upon his head, Harry mumbles to himself to not be put into a certain house, almost as if praying. The Sorting Hat hears him and suggests that that particular house “could help you on the way to greatness, there’s no doubt about that, no!” But eventually, the Hat honours his request and Harry is placed into a house that he loves.
Name the character on the left!
This Bulgarian wizard, dubbed the Bulgarian Bonbon by journalist Rita Skeeter, was the Seeker for the Bulgarian National Quidditch, and played in the Quidditch World Cup final against Ireland. Even though the trophy went to Ireland, this wizard still caught the Golden Snitch. As told by HarryPotter.fandom, “Later in the year, he was part of the Durmstrang delegation sent to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for the Triwizard Tournament. He was selected by the Goblet of Fire as the Durmstrang Champion, and competed bravely” He also took Hermione to the Yule Ball, during which he, and the other Triwizard champions, began the dancing.
What are these ominous beings called?
If you watched any of the Harry Potter films as a kid, then these creatures could have certainly ended up in some unpleasant nightmares. These creatures are dark and ominous, and they suck the life out of the environment they’re in. They feed on human happiness, and therefore create a thick sadness and lifelessness wherever they glide. This is why they were the perfect choice to guard Azkaban, the wizarding world’s most notorious cells. They also perform a special ‘kiss’, which is the act of sucking out a person’s soul. The only way to deter these things is with a Patronus charm.
All aboard! What's this train?
In King’s Cross station there is a hidden section called Platform 9 and ¾, It’s easy to get to, and you have to do is run head-first into a brick wall. Sounds easy, right? Harry finds his way to the platform with the help of Mrs. Weasley, which kickstarts his friendship with Ron. This train takes students all the way from London to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Scottish Highlands, serving a number of magical treats along the way, and featuring breathtaking views of the countryside. So, what is the name of this beautiful steam engine?
Name this organisation
This place is the governing body of the wizarding world. It is where decisions are made and where people are put to trial, including Harry, for using magic underage while outside of the grounds of Hogwarts in order to fight off Dementors in Little Whinging. In order to infiltrate this place, Harry, Ron and Hermione use a potion to disguise themselves as workers. However, after the potion begins to wear off, they find themselves in a sticky situation. As told by HarryPotter.Fandom, “a visitor comes to a red telephone box located on a dingy street which has several shabby offices, a pub, and a wall covered with graffiti. When the telephone in the box is dialled (62442, the word M-A-G-I-C).”
What is Dumbledore's full name?
When Harry Potter first arrived at the magic school, Dumbledore was the Headmaster of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Prior to that, he served as both the Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor and as a Transfiguration Professor. His presence was influential to Harry growing as a wizard and as a person, with many important pieces of advice, including: “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”, and “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
What is the name of the lookalike potion?
This potion is made of Fluxweed, Knotgrass, Lacewing flies and Leeches, plus hair of Bicorn and Boomslang skin. But they most important ingredient is the piece of someone (usually hair, but even toenail clippings would work). The potion makes the drinker, temporarily, look exactly like the person whose DNA has been added to the potion. It is first introduced to viewers by Hermione in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, with the purpose of disguising Harry and Ron as Goyle and Crabbe respectively, in order to sneak into the Slytherin common rooms and get information from Malfoy. Sneaky stuff indeed.
What is the name of this establishment?
Just like us Muggles, the folk of the wizarding world don’t mind a knock-off drink or two after a hard day’s work. This establishment was a popular wizarding pub located in Diagon Alley, and “was built by Daisy Dodderidge, the first landlady, in the early 1500s "to serve as a gateway between the non-wizarding world and Diagon Alley” (as told by HarryPotter.fandom). Viewers are first introduced to this establishment in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, when Harry and Hagrid walk through it on their way to Diagon Alley. This is where Hagrid tells Harry the story of the night he survived, and when Voldemort fatefully attacked his parents.
Which spell is used to fix Harry's glasses?
Ron Weasley utters these colourful words aboard the Hogwarts Express en route to school: “Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow, Turn this stupid, phat rat yellow.” But his attempts to show off his magic talents go awry, and nothing actually happens to his rat, mainly considering that he wasn’t uttering any real spell. Insert Hermione, who, being the know-it-all show off she presents herself as, one-ups Ron with a simple, yet effective charm. She uses this spell to fix Harry’s glasses, who, let’s face it, hasn’t grown up with the most expensive or well-maintained clothes and accessories while living with the Dursleys.
Name this character!
This character disguises himself as Ron’s rat, Scabbers for an astounding 12 years. However, the rat is only his animagus form. While at Hogwarts, his bond with James Potter, Sirius Black and Remus Lupin was strong. But when his true allegiance was discovered by Professor Lupin and Sirius black in the third book / movie of Harry Potter, he fled to find solace and protection with ‘he who shall not be named’, become a spy for the Voldemort. Also known as Wormtail, this character became a servant of Lord Voldemort and that, ultimately, is what lead to his own eventual demise.
What is Hagrid's dog's name?
This loyal mutt lived with Hagrid in his hot on the grounds of Hogwarts, and also accompanied the gentle giant when we would venture into the Forbidden Forest. When Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy are made to venture into the Forbidden Forest as a punishment for receiving detention, this dog accompanies them too. However, at the intimidating sight of a hooded figure bent over the body of a unicorn, the dog runs away. Later in the series, the dog also accompanies Ron and Harry when they go to visit Aragog, the giant arachnid. This almost ended in catastrophe, but thankfully they were rescued by Ron’s family’s magical flying car.
Which spell makes objects levitate?
“Swish and flick… swish and flick”, is what's repeated to Harry, Ron and the rest of the class as the proper technique. But while the majority of students in the class are struggling to levitate a light feather, there is one student who does it with ease. After correcting the others’ technique, declaring, famously, ““It's leviOsa, not levioSA!”, Hermione successfully glides the feather up into the air with minimal effort, astounding her professor and her fellow classmates. Later, when walking across the grounds, Harry and Ron make fun of Hermione’s know-it-all attitude, which she overhears, then retreating to hide and sulk in the girls bathroom.
What is this object called?
If a witch or wizard wants to enter their name into the draw for the Triwizard Tournament, they must do so by writing down their name and putting in into this device, which serves as an impartial judge. It is made of wood, and when not in use, was kept in a jewelled casket. As Albus Dumbledore states, “Anyone wishing to submit themselves to the tournament need only write their name upon a piece of parchment and throw it in the flame before this hour on Thursday night. Do not do so lightly! If chosen, there's no turning back. As from this moment, The Triwizard Tournament has begun."
Which broomsticks did the Slytherin team have in the first film?
The bleach-blonde, snarky and prejudice Draco Malfoy has always tried to do one better than Harry Potter, to show him who the better wizard is and to prove his higher status. This is clearly evident with the broomsticks that were bought for the Slytherin Quidditch team by his father. While Harry’s broomstick was not a mediocre one by any stretch of the imagination, the magical sticks that Slytherin were using were the newer, sleeker and arguably faster models. However, as we’ve come to discover, it’s not how great a wizard’s tools are, but how he uses them that matters most.
Which room in Hogwarts is this?
So, you think your rich great-aunt Janette has a large dining room in a fancy house? Well you’ve clearly never been to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This room is utterly massive, and as for its decorations, is enchanted with spells to make the ceiling look like the night sky, plus floating candles to top it all off. This room is where the students in their first year come face to face with the Sorting Hat and learn their fate of which house they’ll be assigned to. It’s also where regular feasts occur, such as on Halloween, where there is more food than you could eat in a lifetime spread across the long, wooden tables,
Who is this?
This witch, while a little bit of an oddball, was as loveable and loyal as they come. She was part of Dumbledore’s Army, was in the Ravenclaw house and boasted a Hare as her Patronus charm. She had an on-screen fascination with animals, and as outlined by J.K.Rowling, later in life she “became a very famous wizarding naturalist who discovered and classified many new species of animals” (via HarryPotter.fandom). Her family tree is a unique one, with grandfather-in-law Newt Scamander, who appeared in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018).
Who is this giant spider?
This is another one of the totally wacky animals owned by Hagrid, the Hogwarts groundskeeper. The sight of this giant (and we’re talking REALLY giant) spider - scientifically knows in the Harry Potter universe as an Acromantula - is like a trip to hell and back for anyone even remotely intimidating or scared by the smallest of eight-legged creatures. This creature was thought to have been the Slytherin monster, but as we discovered in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, this through proved untrue, with the basilisk being the real monster. Oh, and if his pure size and presence wasn’t confronting enough... the thing can speak too!
What is Hagrid's fist name?
Hagrid, the half-human half-giant was one of Harry’s fondest allies throughout the entire series. He was the groundskeeper of Hogwarts and owned many bizarre creatures, including Fluffy the three-headed dog who guarded over the Philosopher's Stone in the first film, and Aragog, the enormous spider who lived deep in the forest. Hagrid measures up to an astounding 11 feet, six inches, and comes in at 289 pounds, so we’re definitely glad that he was fighting for the good guys. Hagrid’s official title is Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts, and he was a beloved friendly giant to Harry and the gang.
What are the woods next to Hogwarts called?
These woods are dark, ominous, and completely off limits to students. For good reason, if you ask us, because as we saw over the Harry Potter journey, some confronting and down-right unwanted things roam the shadows of this area. Also known as the Dark Forest, this place surround the borders of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Over the journey of the series, we’ve seen Aragog, the giant spider, Grawp (Hagrid’s half-brother), some centaurs and a whole lot more. Our first introduction to this area is in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, when Harry and Malfoy are sent there as a detention punishment. While there, they see a hooded figure standing over a motionless unicorn, sending shivers down the spines of many viewers.
Which film does this image represent?
In this Harry Potter film, the audience really gets to know more about the wizarding world outside of Hogwarts, by being introduced to a number of other witchcraft and wizardry schools. Cedric Diggory plays a pivotal role in this installment, as he, together with Harry Potter, represents Hogwarts in the Triwizard Tournament. This film also features the glamorous Yule Ball, where our favourite characters don their finest tuxedos and gowns and present a scene unlike many others throughout the series. Viktor Krum takes Hermione to the dance, and while Harry asks Cho to be his date, she’s already committed to going with Cedric Diggory.
Which Malfoy is this?
This character immediately developed a rivalry with Harry Potter, which they carried out at first on the Quidditch field, and later, in much more complex battle situations. Like Harry, Malfoy was the Seeker for his house Quidditch team. The pair memorably raced through the scaffolding of the stadium in the Gryffindor versus Slytherin encounter in their first year, but it was Harry who came out victorious, catching the Golden Snitch in his mouth. Of course, this only enhanced their rivalry. This character was raised to be prejudiced towards pures, as indicated by these words: “I really don't think they should let the other sort in, do you? They're just not the same, they've never been brought up to know our ways. Some of them have never even heard of Hogwarts until they get the letter, I imagine. I think they should keep it in the old wizarding families." (HarryPotter.fandom).
And which Malfoy is this?
The father of Harry’s schoolyard rival, this character takes manipulative and sinister to another level entirely. He is a Pure, and instills the prejudice towards Halfs and Muggles in his son. This character served valiantly for he who shall not be named, and even spent time in the Azkaban, before Voldemort broke him along with fellow allies out in order to build a powerful team to overthrow Harry. This character also was the owner of Dobby the house elf, before he was tricked into setting the elf free with a rogue sock, thanks to our favourite young wizard Harry Potter, of course.
Name this Hogwarts room!
As explained by Dobby to Harry, this room, which is also known as the Come and Go Room, "is a room that a person can only enter when they have real need of it. Sometimes it is there, and sometimes it is not, but when it appears, it is always equipped for the seeker's needs". It is located on the seventh floor of Hogwarts and served as the perfect place for Harry and his fellow students to practice their magic in the name of Dumbledore’s Army. They needed somewhere safe and secluded, and this room matched both of those requirements. HarryPotter.fandom tells us that “During the first D.A. meeting, Fred and George Weasley revealed that it had once taken the form of a broom cupboard which they had used to hide from Filch”.
Which mirror does Harry encounter in the first film?
As explained by HarryPotter.fandom, “The Mirror of Erised is a mirror, which, according to Albus Dumbledore, shows the "deepest, most desperate desire of our hearts." The name "Erised" is "desire" spelled backwards, as if reflected in a mirror. The happiest person in the world would look in the mirror and see a reflection of them, exactly as they were.” In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, when Harry stares into it, he doesn’t see money or fame, but instead sees family. Over his left shoulder he sees his mother, Lily, and over his right his father, James. But in reality, it is just an enchanted mirror, and Harry stands alone starting into it. Ron, on the other hand, sees himself in the mirror as the Gryffindor Quidditch captain and as Head Boy of Hogwarts.
What is Harry's first broomstick?
Harry began practicing on an average school broomstick out in the quad with his fellow classmates. But when Malfoy throws Neville’s Longbottom’s Remembrall (which Neville received as a gift from his grandmother) into the distance, Harry nobley (and rather foolishly), flies at full speed to track it down before it hits the wall. Professor McGonagall spots Harry doing this and immediately drags his away from the class. Surprisingly, this is not to get him in trouble, but to introduce Harry to Oliver Wood, the Gryffindor Quidditch captain. Professor McGonagall, confident in Harry’s abilities also gave him a broomstick before his first match. Which model was it?
Where do the Dursleys live?
In the Muggle suburban town of Little Whinging, Vernon and Petunia Dursley live with their spoiled only child, Dudley. When they take Harry under their wing, or rather, when Harry is left on their doorstep as an infant following Voldemort’s rampage, he was made to live an almost second-class life. While we may complain about small bedrooms and a lack of windows, it’s still better than waking up each day in a tiny cupboard under the stairs with the dust falling onto your face with each footstep, which is exactly what Harry did everyday. Harry often returns back to their residence in the school holidays, but isn’t too happy about it.
Who is this Hogwarts ghost?
Back in his days as a fully-headed human, this character attended the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When he perished, instead of choosing to ‘move on’, so to speak, he instead elected to remain in the halls of the castle, where he roamed as a friendly ghost. Upon meeting Harry and the Gryffindor first years in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, he has this to say: "I haven't eaten for nearly five hundred years. I don't need to, of course, but one does miss it. I don't think I've introduced myself? Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington at your service. Resident ghost of Gryffindor Tower."