Quiz: The ultimate Dark Arts quiz

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It’s Halloween tomorrow! What better way to prepare for this spooky holiday than by testing your knowledge of the Dark Arts? Exactly, there is no better way to do that. So let’s go! You can take the test yourself here on Pottermore.

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Do you know your Death Eaters from your Dark Marks? Your curses from your Carrows? Your hexes from your Horcruxes? To celebrate Hallowe’en, we’re inviting you to partake in our particularly dark Dark Arts quiz, and discover just how much you really know about the evils of the wizarding world.

So, are you a secret Dark Arts expert? Or do you just want to run away from it all and cuddle a Pygmy Puff? We hope, for your sake, it’s the latter…

Get ready for 30 questions that start out relatively easy, but become harder as we go along. In the end, I’ve had to guess a number of times because I had absolutely no idea. I also added the pictures after every 10 questions to really give you that Harry Potter atmosphere and there were a bunch of them I hadn’t seen yet. Enjoy!

  1. Which of the following never taught Harry Defence Against the Dark Arts?
    1. Dolores Umbridge
    2. Gilderoy Lockhart
    3. Alastor Moody
    4. Alecto Carrow
  2. Which of these is the odd one out?
    1. Imperio
    2. Crucio
    3. Avada Kedavra
    4. Sectumsempra
  3. What is the incantation used to summon the Dark Mark?
    1. Priori Incantatem
    2. Accio
    3. Morsmordre
    4. Sonorus
  4. What is the recommended remedy for a visit from a Dementor?
    1. A spoonful of sugar
    2. Pepperup Potion
    3. A cup of tea
    4. Chocolate
  5. In which book do we first meet Lucius Malfoy?
    1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
    4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  6. In which shop would you be most likely to find Dark Artefacts?
    1. Ollivanders
    2. Madame Malkin’s
    3. Borgin and Burkes
    4. The Leaky Cauldron
  7. What did Professor Umbridge force Harry to scar into his hand?
    1. I must not tell secrets
    2. I must not tell lies
    3. I must tell the truth
    4. I must not spread lies
  8. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, what does Professor Quirrell’s classroom smell of?
    1. Cabbage
    2. Onions
    3. Garlic
    4. Rotten eggs
  9. In which of Harry’s Hogwarts years did Severus Snape finally claim the post of Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher?
    1. Fourth
    2. Fifth
    3. Sixth
    4. Seventh
  10. Who possessed the Elder Wand BEFORE Grindelwald?
    1. Draco Malfoy
    2. Albums Dumbledore
    3. Gregorovitch
    4. Loxias

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  1. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which Death Eater was not present to witness Lord Voldemort’s rebirth?
    1. Walden Macnair
    2. Bellatrix Lestrange
    3. Crabbe Sr.
    4. Lucius Malfoy
  2. What colour are Dark Marks when they are ‘inactive’?
    1. Grey
    2. Green
    3. Red
    4. Black
  3. Which of Peter Pettigrew’s fingers is missing?
    1. Little finger
    2. Index finger
    3. Thumb
    4. Middle finger
  4. Which crime are Snatchers best known for?
    1. Stealing items from witches and wizards
    2. Killing witches and wizards
    3. Rounding up Muggle-borns
    4. Torturing Muggles
  5. Which of the following is NOT one of Mad-Eye Moody’s Dark Detectors?
    1. Sneakoscope
    2. Veritaserum
    3. Secrecy Sensor
    4. Foe-Glass
  6. When is Lord Voldemort’s birthday?
    1. 25th December
    2. 1st January
    3. 31st December
    4. 31st July
  7. Who did the BLoody Baron kill?
    1. The Fat Friar
    2. Myrtle Warren
    3. Rowena Ravenclaw
    4. Helena Ravenclaw
  8. Which of the following cannot destroy a Horcrux?
    1. The Sword of Gryffindor
    2. Phoenix tears
    3. Basilisk fangs
    4. Fiendfyre
  9. Which spell did Harry use to finally vanquish Lord Voldemort?
    1. Impedimenta
    2. Avada Kedavra
    3. Expelliarmus
    4. Reducto
  10. Where in London was Tom Riddle’s diary from?
    1. Tottenham Court Road
    2. Piccadilly Circus
    3. Vauxhall Road
    4. Oxford Circus

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  1. Who said “You must understand that He Who Must Not Be Named operated always in the greatest secrecy…”?
    1. Albus Dumbledore
    2. Igor Karkaroff
    3. Barty Crouch Jr.
    4. Remus Lupin
  2. What is the first incantation we har Bellatrix Lestrange utter in the books?
    1. Crucio
    2. Imperio
    3. Accio
    4. Avada Kedavra
  3. Ludo Bagman stood on trial for passing on information to Death Eaters. Who did he talk to?
    1. Rosier
    2. Karkaroff
    3. Mulciber
    4. Rookwood
  4. Who does Albus Dumbledore meet to ask about Tom Riddle’s childhood at the orphanage?
    1. Mrs Cole
    2. Mrs Benson
    3. Mrs Jones
    4. Mrs Grey
  5. Which little-known sorcerer was Azkaban originally home to?
    1. Emeric the Evil
    2. Damocles Rowle
    3. Herpo the Foul
    4. Ekrizdis
  6. Which of Voldemort’s Death Eaters have served time in Azkaban?
    1. Peter Pettigrew
    2. Barty Crouch Jr.
    3. Bellatrix Lestrange
    4. Antonin Dolohov
  7. How old was Remus Lupin when he was attacked by Fenrir Greyback?
    1. Nine
    2. Seven
    3. Four
    4. Five
  8. What is the name of the confiscated book where Hermione learns how to destroy a Horcrux?
    1. Moste Potente Potions
    2. Magick Moste Evile
    3. Secrets of the Darkest Art
    4. The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection
  9. Which of the following families are considered the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ by the ‘Pure Blood Directory’?
    1. Lestrage
    2. Zabini
    3. Rosier
    4. Slughorn
  10. From first to last, in which order did Voldemort’s victims emerge from his wand during Priori Incatatem?
    1. James Potter, Lily Potter, Frank Bryce, Bertha Jorkins
    2. Cedric Diggory, Bertha Jorkins, Frank Bryce, James Potter
    3. Frank Bryce, Cedric Diggory, Bertha Jorkins, Lily Potter
    4. Cedric Diggory, Frank Bryce, Bertha Jorkins, Lily Potter

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Whew, this quiz started out quite easy but at the end it became really very hard. I didn’t cheat and look things up, so I’m quite happy with my 22/30 or 73% final score. This apparently makes me a “Death Eater in waiting”.

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And according to other’s scores, I ranked rather well, yes! Pottermore’s comment:

Oh boy, you know so much about the Dark Arts, Bellatrix Lestrange would probably want to be best mates. Seriously, are you OK? Do you want a hug?

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Happy quizzing,

Loes M.

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