Test Your Muggle Ways Through This Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Quiz

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About This Quiz

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is a fantasy novel and the sixth installment of the Harry Potter series, written by British author J.K. Rowling. The award-winning book, which was published in 2005 sold over 9 million copies within the first 24 hours of being released, was noted for having a more ominous tone that its predecessors.

The book follows Harry and his friends during their sixth year at Hogwarts, as they prepare for the ultimate showdown. It also gives readers (and viewers) a more in-depth look at Harry's evil arch nemesis, Lord Voldemort. Readers discover the identity of the half-blood prince and learn the fate of Hogwart's favorite principal, Albus Dumbledore.

How well do you know this particular book? Are you just a fan, or are you a superfan who knows everything, down to knowing in which chapter certain events take place? The only way to test your knowledge is to take this quiz! When you're done, get your other Harry Potter fan friends to take it, to see how well they do.

* SPOILER ALERT * - This quiz contains many details about the events that occurred in the book and the movie. If you take it, not only will your knowledge if those events increase, you will also have a better understanding of the book. Take the quiz at your own risk.



Where does the book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" fit in the series of seven titles?

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the sixth book in the series of seven. The book was released in the U.S., U.K. and other primarily English-speaking countries on July 16, 2005.

Which Harry Potter character is the Half-Blood Prince?

Professor Severus Snape is the character known as the Half-Blood Prince. The late actor Alan Rickman played the role of Snape in all eight "Harry Potter" franchise movies.

Which character says, "Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth," in the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Professor Albus Dumbledore and Harry Potter are searching for a horcrux when Dumbledore says, "Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth."

Which character accidentally eats chocolate cauldrons laced with a love potion in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Character Ron Weasley eats chocolates laced with a love potion in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." The chocolates were spiked by Romilda Vane and intended for Harry.

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the young actor who plays 11-year-old Tom Riddle is actor Ralph Fiennes' nephew.

Hero Fiennes-Tiffin is the nephew of actor Ralph Fiennes and plays the 11-year-old Tom Riddle in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Fiennes played Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series.

What year was the first Harry Potter book published?

The first book in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," was published in 1997 in the U.K.. The book was released in the U.S. as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in 1998.

When was the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" released in the U.S.?

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was released in the U.S. on July 15, 2009. The film grossed more than $77 million in its opening weekend in the U.S.

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the only film in the Harry Potter franchise to be nominated for an Oscar in which category?

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the only movie in the Harry Potter franchise to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.

What class does Professor Slughorn teach in the 2009 film, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

After years in retirement, Professor Slughorn returned to Hogwarts to teach potions in the 2009 film, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Actor Jim Broadbent played Slughorn.

What textbook does Harry Potter discover once belonged to the Half-Blood Prince?

Harry discovers that his potions textbook once belonged to the Half-Blood Prince. Notes in the book help Harry excel in potions class.

Which horcrux do Harry and Dumbledore believe they have found in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Dumbledore and Harry find a locket that they believe is a horcrux. The locket is a fake horcrux replaced by an unknown person, R.A.B.

Who was the director of the film "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

David Yates directed "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Yates later revealed in an interview that color and lighting for the movie were heavily inspired by the Dutch painter Rembrandt.

What bridge do Death Eaters destroy in the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

In the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" the Death Eaters destroy Millennium Bridge. In the book, it is actually the Brockdale Bridge that is destroyed by the Death Eaters.

In the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" which character says, "Excuse me, I have to go vomit?"

After Ron Weasley receives a gift from a girlfriend in the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Hermione tells Harry, "Excuse me, I have to go vomit."

How old was actor Daniel Radcliffe when he first played Harry Potter in the popular film franchise?

Actor Daniel Radcliffe was 11 years old when he first played Harry Potter in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," released in 2001. The final film in the franchise, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," debuted in the U.S. when the actor was in his early 20s.

Which character does Ron Weasley briefly date in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Character Ron Weasley briefly dates Lavender Brown in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Actress Jessie Cave played Lavender Brown in the film and was recommended for the role by Emma Watson.

Author J.K. Rowling was inspired to create the Harry Potter character while stuck on a train.

J.K. Rowling was traveling by train from Manchester to London in 1990 when she came up with the idea for the Harry Potter character during a delay.

Which character is ordered to kill Professor Dumbledore in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Lord Voldermort orders Draco Malfoy to kill Professor Dumbledore during "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Draco Malfoy is played by actor Tom Felton in all eight Harry Potter movies.

Which professor in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" fakes a memory in order to hide a secret?

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Professor Slughorn fakes a memory to hide the fact that he told Tom Riddle how to make a horcrux.

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" what potion does Harry give Ron before a Quidditch match?

In the 2009 movie, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Ron thinks Harry gives him Felix Felicis, a good luck potion. Harry later reveals he gave Ron a placebo.

What is the name of the device Harry uses to view Professor Slughorn's memories in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Harry uses a pensieve in Dumbledore's office to see Professor Slughorn's memories in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

What is the informal name of the group Professor Slughorn creates in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Professor Slughorn creates a group of elite and influential students and spends time with them outside of class. The group is informally known as the Slug Club.

What kind of magical being is Kreacher in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Kreacher is a house elf who is inherited by Harry after Sirius Black is killed in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Which character was not invited to Professor Slughorn's Christmas party?

Ron Weasley was not invited to the Christmas party hosted by Professor Slughorn, primarily because he was not in the Slug Club.

Which actress plays the role of Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movie franchise?

Actress Emma Watson plays Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise films.

In the film "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," which Hogwarts student says, "There's no need to call me sir, Professor?"

During an exchange with Professor Snape, Harry sarcastically says, "There's no need to call me sir, Professor."

Who is Hermione's date to the Slug Club Christmas party in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

The character Cormac McLaggen is Hermione's date for the Slug Club Christmas party in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

Harry Potter's aunt and uncle live in the King's Cross neighborhood of London.

In the "Harry Potter" book and movie series, the Dursley's live in the fictional Little Whinging area of Surrey.

Which character is Harry Potter's love interest in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

Ginny Weasley is Harry Potter's love interest in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." Actress Bonnie Wright plays Ginny Weasley in all eight films.

Which wizard kills Professor Dumbledore near the end of the movie, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

At the climax of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Professor Snape kills Dumbledore.

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