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Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine: Trivia Contest

The exhibit "Harry Potter's World" and the lecture and film series sponsored by the University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere with support from the Rothman Fund, and the Catalyst Fund

Congratulations to our winners!

Winners Shun Leung, Anurag Komaravelli, and Yolanda Ho answered all 24 questions correctly! 

And thanks to our other 66 contestants for participating!

Harry Potter Trivia

Test your knowledge of the series with our trivia questions from the grand opening.

  1. What is the name of Harry’s owl?
  2. From which train platform do Hogwarts students depart?
  3. Name the 9 members of the Weasley family.
  4. Which Hogwarts professor is also a werewolf?
  5. How do you set a house elf free?
  6. Name the Quidditch positions.
  7. What is the profession of Hermione’s parents?
  8. Name the contestants in the Triwizard Tournament.
  9. Describe the public entrance to the Ministry of Magic.
  10. Who said, “I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being – forgive me – rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.”?
  11. What magical plant helps Harry succeed in the second task of the Triwizard Tournament?
  12. In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, how do Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Neville, and Luna get to the Ministry of Magic?
  13. To whom did Harry say, “Are you insane?  Of course I want to leave the Dursleys!  Have you got a house? When can I move in?”
  14. Name all of the instructors of Defense Against the Dark Arts during Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s time at Hogwarts.
  15. What form does Hermione’s patronus take?
  16. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, who said, “You look in excellent health to me, Potter, so you will excuse me if I don’t let you off homework today. I assure you that if you die, you need not hand it in.”?
  17. By how many points does Gryffindor win the house tournament in Harry’s first year at Hogwarts?
  18. What do flobberworms eat?
  19. Who was the first student sorted when Harry arrived at Hogwarts and which house were they placed in?
  20.  List all of horcruxes that needed to be destroyed in order to kill Voldemort.
  21. What are the names of Voldemort’s parents?
  22. Who teaches Arithmancy?
  23. What is Professor Dumbledore’s full name?
  24. In what year was Harry Potter born?
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