Harry Potter and the Storm of Controversy Trivia Quiz


“No story lives unless someone wants to listen. The stories we love best do live in us forever. So 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 Sorcerer’s Stone

“Swish and flick.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Great, tell me when you’ve defeated Voldemort for me, will you?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“So why in the name of Merlin’s saggy left —”
J.K. Rowling, Holy Bible: King James Version

“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
Anonymous, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Yeah ‘ear ‘ear,” said George, with half a glance at Fred, the corner of whose mouth twitched.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I’m Draco Malfoy, I’m Draco, I’m on your side!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“I know [Umbridge] by reputation and I’m sure she’s no Death Eater-”
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“It was not, after all, so easy to die.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“I’ve never stunned anyone except in our D.A. lessons,” said Luna, sounding mildly interested. “That was noisier than I thought it would be.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, ‘It unscrews the other way.”
J.K. Rowling, The Da Vinci Code

“These books can’t possibly compete with centuries of established history, especially when that history is endorsed by the ultimate bestseller of all time.”
Dan Brown, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Finally, the truth. Lying with his face pressed into the dusty carpet of the office where he had once thought he was learning the secrets of victory, Harry understood at last that he was not supposed to survive.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Hermione drew herself to her full height; her eyes were narrowed and her hair seemed to crackle with electricity.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“We can’t choose our fate, but we can choose others. Be careful in knowing that.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Turn to page three hundred and ninety-four.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad,
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Don’t forget to give Neville our love!’ Ginny told James as she hugged him.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“The ministry has fallen. Scrimgeour is dead. They are coming.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“But if it matters to you, you’ll be able to choose Gryffindor over Slytherin. The Sorting Hat takes your choice into account.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Which way did they go, Peeves?” Filch was saying. “Quick, tell me.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“I see a light in the kitchen. Let us not deprive Molly any longer of the chance to deplore how thin you are.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Slowly, very slowly, he sat up, and as he did so he felt more alive, and more aware of his own living body than ever before. Why had he never appreciated what a miracle he was, brain and nerve and bounding heart? It would all be gone…or at least, he would be gone from it. His breath came slow and deep, and his mouth and throat were completely dry, but so were his eyes.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Can you think what the Mirror of Erised shows us all?” Harry shook his head.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“I don’t think you should be an Auror, Harry,” said Luna unexpectedly. Everybody looked at her. “The Aurors are part of the Rotfang Conspiracy, I thought everyone knew that. They’re working to bring down the Ministry of Magic from within using a mixture of dark magic and gum disease.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Did you see me disarm Hermione, Harry?”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Hermione had taken his hand again and was gripping it tightly. He could not look at her, but returned the pressure, now taking deep, sharp gulps of the night air, trying to steady himself, trying to regain control. He should have brought something to give them, and he had not thought of it, and every plant in the graveyard was leafless and frozen. But Hermione raised her wand, moved it in a circle through the air, and a wreath of Christmas roses blossomed before them. Harry caught it and laid it on his parent’s grave.
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“Start the Quiz”

  • Question of

    What group, in particular, has been most critical of the Harry Potter books?

    • Teachers
    • Wiccans
    • Fundamentalist Christians
    • Librarians
  • Question of

    What is the objection that anti-Harry Potter groups have to the books?

    • They promote witchcraft
    • They teach children to disrespect authority
    • They are too violent
    • All of these
  • Question of

    According to the American Library Association, how many challenges against the Harry Potter books were received by public libraries in 2000?

    • 5
    • 646
    • 37
    • 159
  • Question of

    In 1999, the Zeeland, Michigan public schools placed restrictions on Harry Potter. Which was

    • Children could not bring Harry Potter toys or lunchboxes to school
    • Teachers could not read the books to students
    • Books were removed from the library shelves
    • Children needed written parental permission to check the books out
  • Question of

    In 2000, eight groups with an interest in freedom to read (The Freedom to Read Foundation, American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, the Association of American Publishers, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Children’s Book Council, the Association of Booksellers for Children, the National Coalition Against Censorship and PEN American Center), banded together to form an association devoted to countering the anti-Harry Potter hysteria. What was this group called?

    • Friends of Harry Potter
    • Muggles for Harry Potter
    • Save Harry Potter Now!
    • Readers for Tolerance
  • Question of

    Which is not a book written about Harry Potter?

    • Pokemon and Harry Potter- A Fatal Attraction
    • Harry Potter and the Bible
    • Harry Potter- Spawn of Satan
    • What’s a Christian to Do with Harry Potter?
  • Question of

    A group called ‘Family Friendly Libraries’ has mounted a campaign against the Potter books in public schools. What is not one of their claims?

    • Harry escapes real life by dwelling in a fantasy world
    • Harry Potter encourages children to try drugs
    • Harry Potter books promote racism
    • Potter books in the classroom violate the separation of church and state
  • Question of

    What children’s author penned ‘Is Harry Potter Evil?’ for the ‘New York Times’, in which she wrote, ‘At the rate we’re going, I can imagine next year’s headline: ”Goodnight Moon’ Banned for Encouraging Children to Communicate With Furniture.’ And we all know where that can lead, don’t we?’

    • Lemony Snicket
    • Judy Blume
    • Beverly Cleary
    • Eoin Colfer
  • Question of

    What choice of filming site for ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ prompted Derek and Paula Clare to plan a protest?

    • Canterbury Cathedral
    • Oxford University
    • Alnwick Castle
    • Gloucester Cathedral
  • Question of

    In what U.S. state did the state Baptist Convention pass a resolution calling on church members to protest the sale of Harry Potter books?

    • Arkansas
    • Georgia
    • Missouri
    • Kentucky
  • Question of

    What is the title of the video, produced by Robert S. McGee and Caryl Matrisciana, which warns that Harry Potter’s scar is actually a swastika and that the broomsticks used in Quidditch are phallic symbols?

    • Evil at Hogwarts- Conspiracy Against Children
    • Harry Potter- Witchcraft Repackaged
    • Harry Potter and the Friendship of Satan
    • Children at Risk!- Harry Potter
  • Question of

    Tim LaHaye, co-author of the popular

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    In 2002, in Penryn, Pennsylvania, what group refused to direct traffic at a YMCA triathlon because the Y’s after-school program included reading Harry Potter books to children?

    • The Volunteer Firemen’s Association
    • The fire police
    • The city council
    • The YWCA
  • Question of

    A website called The Cutting Edge, maintained by Cutting Edge Ministries, sells anti-Harry Potter books and videos and has many anti-Potter essays. One of these is titled “Book Covers Of Two Harry Potter Books Display Occult Symbols of Antichrist!” What is the symbol that they are referring to?

    • A broomstick
    • A unicorn
    • A cauldron
    • A dragon
  • Question of

    In 2000, an anti-Potter email message, claiming that reading Harry Potter books caused children to dabble in Satanism, made the rounds worldwide, forwarded by Christians. Like most such emails, this one was a hoax- the senders didn’t realize that it wasn’t a real story about Harry Potter; it was a spoof from a satirical website. Which website?

    • Mad Magazine
    • National Lampoon
    • The Onion
    • Dribbleglass.com
  • Question of

    Reverend Lori Jo Scheppers, a counselor for troubled youth, told CNN News that she was afraid that Harry Potter readers would become something. What was that?

    • Mass murderers
    • Schizophrenics
    • Witches
    • Defiant youth
  • Question of

    J. K. Rowling received a complaint about her books from the British Royal Family.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    The chief exorcist of Rome spoke out against Harry Potter.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Rev. Robert Frisken, the head of Christian Community Schools Ltd, a coalition of over 100 Christian schools in Australia, wanted what modification to the Harry Potter books?

    • Blank covers
    • Removal from store shelves- sold only ‘behind the counter’
    • Removal of all references to real witches
    • Warning stickers
  • Question of

    Wiccans have praised the Harry Potter books as accurate depictions of their faith and beliefs.

    • True
    • False

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