Hogwarts: The Quiz

In J.K. Rowling's bestselling Harry Potter series, Harry and his friends attend the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of the preeminent fictional school for magical folk.

Note: These questions are based on information found in the books, which could differ from the way the school is depicted in the movies.

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According to the Marauder's Map, how many secret passageways run between Hogwarts and Hogsmeade?

None
1
4
7
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Where is the hidden entrance to the Chamber of Secrets?

Dungeon
Moaning Myrtle's bathroom
Room of Requirement
Whomping Willow
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Which creature of the Black Lake sometimes acts as lifeguard for the students?

Giant squid
Grindylow
Merperson
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The Ordinary Wizarding Level, or O.W.L., exams are taken at the end of which year?

1st year
3rd year
5th year
7th year
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Students can gain entry to the kitchen by doing what?

Commanding "Open sesame!"
Reciting a recipe
Spinning 3 times
Tickling the pear in the painting
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The entrance to which house's common room is concealed in the kitchen corridor?

Gryffindor
Hufflepuff
Ravenclaw
Slytherin
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Which is the only class at Hogwarts to be taught by a ghost?

Apparition
Defence Against the Dark Arts
History of Magic
Study of Ancient Runes
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The Grey Lady is the ghost for which house?

Gryffindor
Hufflepuff
Ravenclaw
Slytherin
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The Sorting Hat originally belonged to which founder of Hogwarts, before being filled with knowledge from all four founders?

Godric Gryffindor
Helga Hufflepuff
Rowena Ravenclaw
Salazar Slytherin
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How many staircases can be found in Hogwarts?

1
5
142
201
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Thestrals, the winged creatures that pull the carriages that deliver some of the students to Hogwarts, are only visible to which students?

Fifth year students
First year students
Pure bloods
Those that have seen death
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When Muggles approach Hogwarts, what do they see?

Empty Field
Hogwarts
Impenetrable forest
Ruins
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In which part of the United Kingdom is Hogwarts located?

England
Ireland
Scotland
Wales
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When Dumbledore found the Room of Requirement, what form did it take?

Great Hall
Office
Room of Hidden Things
Toilet room