83 Questions to Ask Harry Potter Fans

You’ve met a Harry Potter fan and want to learn more about the fascinating world they’re so passionate about. Or maybe you’re considering joining the ranks of Potterheads yourself, and want to know what you’re getting yourself into. Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Harry Potter is a phenomenon like no other. J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world has captured the hearts and minds of people around the world and has done so for generations. Whether you’re a die-hard fan who has read the books multiple times or someone who only knows the basics from the movies, this magical series has something for everyone.

Here are a few questions you can ask any Harry Potter fan to get an inside look at the wizarding world and learn what makes it so special to them.

83 Questions you can ask to show you’re a true fan of The Boy Who Lived:

  1. Who’s the author of the Harry Potter series?
  2. What year was the first book published?
  3. Who are the parents of Harry Potter?
  4. Who killed Harry’s parents?
  5. Who raised Harry Potter?
  6. To which Hogwarts house does Harry belong?
  7. Who is Harry Potter’s best friend?
  8. What position does Harry play on his Quidditch team?
  9. Who’s Lord Voldemort’s, right-hand man?
  10. What items make up a wizard’s wand?
  11. What’s the name of Dumbledore’s pet, the phoenix?
  12. Which spell can be used to open locked doors? 14. What does SS stand for in Professor Snape’s name?
  13. How many books are there in the series?
  14. How did you become a fan of Harry Potter?
  15. What’s the name of Harry’s godfather?
  16. Who betrayed Dumbledore and killed him?
  17. Who destroyed the Horcrux with the locket?
  18. How did Fred Weasley die?
  19. Who won the Triwizard Tournament in Goblet of Fire?
  20. How many points does Gryffindor need to win the House Cup in Order of the Phoenix?
  21. What’s your favorite book?
  22. What’s your favorite movie?
  23. Who’s your favorite character?
  24. Who’s your least favorite character?
  25. What’s your favorite scene in any of the movies?
  26. Which book made you the most uncomfortable?
  27. Do you prefer the British or the American version of the films?
  28. Who do you think should have played Dumbledore instead of Richard Harris/Michael Gambon?
  29. Do you think Ginny Weasley and Harry should have ended up together?
  30. Which house would you be sorted into? Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin?
  31. What Patronus would you have?
  32. How would you fare against a Boggart? (A shape-shifting creature that takes the form of your deepest fear)
  33. Would you endure the Imperius curse? (A mind control spell)
  34. Which character says the following phrase: “You need help, Dobby is here to help!”?
  35. What does the Pensieve do?
  36. What does the spell “Wingardium Leviosa” do?
  37. What does Tonks transform into when she uses her Patronus spell?
  38. Who teaches Harry how to make a proper potion mixture?
  39. How many brothers and sisters does Ron have?
  40. What’s Hermione’s middle name?
  41. What other profession did Rubeus Hagrid originally want to pursue?
  42. Where was Tom Riddle born?
  43. How many Triwizard Tournament champions were there before Harry?
  44. How can you find the wizarding village of Hogsmeade?
  45. Who’s not a member of Dumbledore’s army?
  46. What does “Merlin’s beard” mean?
  47. Who said the following, “You think the dead we loved ever truly leave us?”
  48. According to the Sorting Hat, which house best suits Harry’s personality traits?
  49. Who’s not allowed to use magic outside of Hogwarts?
  50. What’s the name of Harry’s owl?
  51. What’s the name of Ron’s rat?
  52. What form does Professor McGonagall take when she transforms?
  53. What’s your favorite material for a wand?
  54. What’s your favorite spell?
  55. What’s the name of the Headmaster before Dumbledore?
  56. Who takes over as the DADA teacher in Half-Blood Prince?
  57. Who kills Sirius Black?
  58. Who said, “You might belong in Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart, their daring, nerve, and chivalry set Gryffindors apart”?
  59. Who were the first two characters to die in the Harry Potter series?
  60. How many members does a Quidditch team have?
  61. What position does Hermione play on the Gryffindor Quidditch team?
  62. Which is your favorite Quidditch team?
  63. What would you say is the most significant event in the series?
  64. Who do you think would have been a better headmaster/headmistress of Hogwarts – Snape or McGonagall?
  65. Do you have a Hermione-like quality? Or are you more of a Ron?
  66. Which house would you be sorted into?
  67. If you could choose a Patronus, which one would it be and why?
  68. If you could meet any character, who would it be and what would you say to him/her?
  69. Do you have a magic wand? If so, what kind and why did you choose it?
  70. What position would you play on a Quidditch team?
  71. What was your reaction to the death of Snape?
  72. Do you think Ron and Hermione should have ended up together?
  73. What do you think happened to Voldemort’s soul after he died?
  74. Would you rather take the flying car or the Floo network?
  75. Which animal would you like to have as a pet?
  76. Butterbeer or pumpkin juice?
  77. What wizard sport would you be good at/like to play?
  78. The Triwizard Tournament or the Quidditch World Cup?
  79. Yule Ball or Halloween Feast?
  80. Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley?
  81. Azkaban Orifins or Knockturn Alley for a day on the town?
  82. What do you think of J.K. Rowling’s new revelations about wizarding history (like Newt Scamander and Ilvermorny)?
  83. Do you think J.K. Rowling should write more books set in the wizarding world, or was she right to end the series?

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Harry Potter movies are there?

There are eight Harry Potter movies in total, all based on the popular books by J.K. Rowling. These films tell the story of a young wizard named Harry and his friends as they navigate the magical world, face off against dark forces, and learn important life lessons along the way. Whether you’re a longtime fan of the series or new to the world of Harry Potter, these movies are sure to delight and entertain.

Can you visit the Harry Potter set?

Yes. If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter series and would like to visit some of its iconic filming locations, you can take a tour of the Harry Potter set at the Warner Bros. Studios in London.

These tours are usually offered on select dates throughout the year and allow you to see various sets, props, costumes, and other items used in the production of the films. Some tours also include special behind-the-scenes experiences or conversations with cast and crew members.

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just want an interesting day out in London, a visit to the Harry Potter set is sure to be an unforgettable experience.


Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just a casual observer, Harry Potter has something for everyone! If you’re chatting with a superfan and want to put your knowledge to the test, here are some questions you can ask them! From their favorite book to their Patronus, these questions will spark an interesting discussion about everyone’s favorite boy wizard!

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

As you found this post useful...

Share it on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?