Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

 

“Mr. Moony presents his compliments to Professor Snape, and begs him to keep his abnormally large nose out of other people’s business.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“I DON’T CARE!” Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. “I’VE HAD ENOUGH, I’VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON’T CARE ANYMORE!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Don’t talk to me.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“He must have known I’d want to leave you.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Why are they all staring?” demanded Albus as he and Rose craned around to look at the other students.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“How do you feel, Georgie?” whispered Mrs. Weasley.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“You’ll stay with me?’
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly to young people. … The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good.”
Stephen King Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Why were you lurking under our window?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“He accused me of being Dumbledore’s man through and through.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“An Unbreakable Vow?” said Ron, looking stunned. “Nah, he can’t have…. Are you sure?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“It’s going to be all right, sir,” Harry said over and over again, more worried by Dumbledore’s silence than he had been by his weakened voice. “We’re nearly there … I can Apparate us both back … don’t worry …”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Seventeen, eh!” said Hagrid as he accepted a bucket-sized glass of wine from Fred.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I’m going to keep going until I succeed — or die. Don’t think I don’t know how this might end. I’ve known it for years.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“A breeze ruffled the neat hedges of Privet Drive, which lay silent and tidy under the inky sky, the very last place you would expect astonishing things to happen. Harry Potter rolled over inside his blankets without waking up. One small hand closed on the letter beside him and he slept on, not knowing he was special, not knowing he was famous, not knowing he would be woken in a few hours’ time by Mrs. Dursley’s scream as she opened the front door to put out the milk bottles, nor that he would spend the next few weeks being prodded and pinched by his cousin Dudley…He couldn’t know that at this very moment, people meeting in secret all over the country were holding up their glasses and saying in hushed voices: “To Harry Potter – the boy who lived!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Well?” Ron said finally, looking up at Harry. “How was it?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“I want to commit the murder I was imprisoned for.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“I dreamed I was buying new shoes last night,” said Ron. “What d’ya think that’s gonna mean?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Just because it’s taken
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Who’re you going with, then?” said Ron.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.”
J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Ginny, listen…I can’t be involved with you anymore. We’ve got to stop seeing each other. We can’t be together.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Harry Potter isn’t real? Oh no! Wait, wait, what do you mean by real? Is this video blog real? Am I real if you can see me and hear me, but only through the internet? Are you real if I can read your comment but I don’t know who you are or what your name is or where you’re from or what you look like or how old you are? I know all of those things about Harry Potter. Maybe Harry Potter’s real and you’re not.”
John Green Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“What’s that?” he snarled, staring at the envelope Harry was still clutching in his hand. “If it’s another form for me to sign, you’ve got another -”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Start the Quiz”

  • Question of

    When is Tom Marvolo Riddle’s birthday?

    • December 31
    • July 31
    • January 1
    • March 12
  • Question of

    Amortentia, the most powerful love potion in the world, emits fumes that smell different to each person according to what attracts them. Which of these things does Harry not smell when he goes near it?

    • Broomstick handle
    • Treacle tart
    • Hagrid’s hut
    • Ginny
  • Question of

    On which finger does Marvolo Gaunt wear his ring?

    • Thumb
    • Index finger
    • Middle finger
    • Ring finger
  • Question of

    What wild animal does Bellatrix Lestrange kill in Chapter Two?

    • Rabbit
    • Fox
    • Cat
    • Deer
  • Question of

    Why does Hermione laugh at Ron during Transfiguration on the day of Slughorn’s Christmas party?

    • He turns his eyebrow bright pink.
    • He trips over his robes and falls into a desk.
    • His spell ricochets off of a window and hits his face.
    • He accidentally gives himself a moustache.
  • Question of

    Which of these is not true about Fred and George’s love potions?

    • They work for up to 24 hours at a time.
    • Effectiveness depends on the weight of the boy in question.
    • Effectiveness depends on the attractiveness of the girl. in question.
    • They only work when one person is already in love with the other.
  • Question of

    Ron Weasley has a terrible birthday coming of age. After accidentally swallowing a love potion that made him fall for a fourth-year Gryffindor girl, he drinks something that turns out to have been poisoned. What is this drink?

    • Oak-matured mead
    • Butterbeer
    • Firewhiskey
    • Pumpkin juice
  • Question of

    According to Luna Lovegood, what are the Aurors plotting to do?

    • Take over Hogwarts
    • Use Unforgivable Curses to capture escaped Death Eaters
    • Bring down the Ministry of Magic from within
    • Pass information to Voldemort under Rufus Scrimgeour’s nose
  • Question of

    There are six possible grades that can be earned at Hogwarts: Outstanding, Exceeds Expectations, Acceptable, Poor, Dreadful, and Troll. What grade does Harry receive on his Astronomy O.W.L.?

    • Dreadful
    • Exceeds Expectations
    • Acceptable
    • Poor
  • Question of

    Horace Slughorn has been on the move ever since Lord Voldemort returned to power, switching between Muggle houses. When Dumbledore and Harry find him, he says that the owners of his current residence are in what location?

    • Southern France
    • Canary Islands
    • Visiting relatives in Bristol
    • In the United States
  • Question of

    Hermione and Ginny are usually very friendly with each other and get along well. However, something happens later on in the book that briefly disrupts this amity. What do they argue about?

    • The ethics of using the Half-Blood Prince’s book
    • Harry’s battle with Malfoy in the bathroom
    • Ginny’s decision to go out with Harry
    • Hermione’s argument with Ron
  • Question of

    In one of Harry’s lessons with Dumbledore, he sees Caractacus Burke come out of the pensieve and talk about his encounter with Merope. How much did Merope receive for Slytherin’s locket, which was worth a very large amount of money, when she sold it to him?

    • 10 galleons
    • 50 galleons
    • 100 galleons
    • 245 galleons
  • Question of

    After realizing that Harry could not be dissuaded from his theory that Draco Malfoy had replaced his father as a Death Eater, what do Ron and Hermione start doing instead whenever Harry brings up the subject?

    • Pretend they can’t hear him
    • Go talk to somebody else
    • Loudly change the subject
    • Argue with him about it
  • Question of

    Michael Corner is a Ravenclaw boy who used to go out with Ginny Weasley. What year is Michael in at Hogwarts?

    • Fifth year
    • Sixth year
    • Fourth year
    • Seventh year
  • Question of

    Wilkie Twycross comes to Hogwarts to teach the sixth-years how to Apparate – vanish in one location and reappear at another. To help the students, he teaches them the three D’s of Apparition. Which of these is NOT one of the three D’s?

    • Deliberation
    • Destination
    • Debilitation
    • Determination
  • Question of

    Harry sees Professor Trelawney in the hallway outside the Room of Requirement. She is holding a deck of playing cards and muttering to herself. What suit do all of the cards she mentions belong to?

    • Clubs
    • Spades
    • Diamonds
    • Hearts
  • Question of

    During the very first Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson of the term for the sixth-year Gryffindors, what does Professor Snape compare the Dark Arts to?

    • A black abyss
    • A many-headed monster
    • The human mind
    • An invisible sword
  • Question of

    Late in the year, the sixth years who have come of age are allowed to take an Apparition test. How many students attend the Potions class that day because they are still underage?

    • Two
    • Six
    • Four
    • Three
  • Question of

    Why were Dobby and Kreacher fighting while Harry was in the hospital wing after his Quidditch injury?

    • Dobby had been insulting the Malfoys
    • Kreacher had been insulting Harry
    • Peeves had set them up for a fight
    • Kreacher had tried to run away from Hogwarts
  • Question of

    When Harry arrives late to Hogwarts due to his mishap on the Hogwarts Express, how does Snape describe Tonks’ new Patronus?

    • Splendid
    • Ugly
    • Idiotic
    • Weak

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