After a long wait the much expected sixth book in the Harry Potter series is finally coming out on film. The Half Blood Prince will make its screen debut in July of 2009.
It seems a long time ago that the second book in the series hit the theatres. It was truly released in 2002. How much do you remember about the second movie/book? Can you remember who was the house elf? Or what was the name of Hogwart’s history teacher? Try these questions and see exactly how much you do ingemination.
Nearly Headless Nick the Gryffindor House ghost is terribly upset because he has been denied entrance into a certain ghost club. What club is it?
A: The Headless Hunt. According to the club rules he cannot join because he is not completely headless. He would be unable to play head polo or head juggling.
What does Lucius Malfoy accidentally give Dobby which frees him?
A: Harry’s sock. A house elf is freed if a master gives them clothes. Harry tricks Lucuis into throwing one of his socks and dobby catches it.
When Harry is fighting the monster in the chamber of secrets, Fawkes brings him the school sorting hat. What does Harry pull out of the sorting hat?
A: A sword. It was Godric Gryffindor’s sword.
For years people have been trying to find the entrance to the secret chamber that is hidden somewhere in Hogwarts school. Where is the entrance to the chamber of secrets?
A: It is in the bathroom that is haunted by moaning Myrtle.
What kind of animal does Albus Dumbledor keep for a pet?
A: A phoenix. It is a magical bird named Fawkes.
What kind of monster was in the chamber of secrets? They are ‘born from a chicken’s egg, hatched beneath a toad’?
A: A basilisk. They are feared by spiders and have a deadly stare.
On Christmas morning Hedwig flies into Harry’s room with a gift from the Dursleys. What is it?
A: A toothpick. They also include a observe asking if Harry can stay at the school for summer vacation.
Who is the only teacher at Hogwarts who is a ghost?
A: Professor Binns. He teaches history.
In the wizarding world the mail is delivered by owls. Harry’s owl is a snowy owl named Hedwig. What is the name of the Weasley family owl?
A: Errol. He is very old and has trouble with his landings.
Hermione, Ron and Harry are invited by Nearly Headless Nick to attend his 500th death day celebration. This is a celebration of the day on which he died. What day of the year does this take place?
A: October 31st. Instead of going to the Halloween feast the three go to the dungeons to celebrate with Nick and his ghost friends.
Hagrid has a number of different pets throughout the Harry Potter series. Probably the most normal of all his animals is his large cowardly dog. What is his dog’s name?
A: Fang. Hagrid asks Harry and Ron to take care of his duff while he is away in Azkaban.
What is the name of Ron Weasley’s favorite quidditch team?
A: The Chudley Cannons. Their colors are orange and black.
Harry Potter plays seeker for the Gryffindor house team. Who is the seeker for the Slytherin team?
A: Draco Malfoy. He gets the position because his father buys new brooms for the whole team.
Ron, Harry and Professor Lockhart all go into the chamber of secrets together. While they are in the pipes Lockhart tries to wipe-out Ron and Harry’s memories. What is the magic information that he uses?
A: Obliviate. Unfortunately for the professor he uses Ron’s wand which is broken and the spell misfires.
Hermione, Ron and Harry all drink polyjuice potion. Harry and Ron change into Crabbe and Goyle. Who is Hermione supposed to change into?
A: Millicent Bulstrode. The plan was for Hermione to change into Millicent but by mistake Hermione uses a cat hair in the potion.
Harry and Ron both get detentions for arriving at Hogwarts in the flying car. Harry has to use detention with Professor Lockhart helping him with his fan mail. What does Ron have to do?
A: Ron has to help Filch polish the trophies in the trophy case without using magic.
None of the students are killed by the monster in the chamber of secrets but rather they are petrified. Hermione is protected by the mirror, Mrs. Norris was protected by the water. What kept Colin Creevey safe?
A: He saw the monster by his camera. The gaze of the monster melted the insides of the camera and film.