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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Quiz

Are you ready to test your Harry Potter knowledge? Do you think you know everything there is to know about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? Take our quiz to find out!

  1. Who does Harry believe is the "greatest sorcerer in the world"?
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • James Potter
  • Sirius Black
  • Himself

Harry corrects Tom Riddle while in the chamber and tells him that Dumbledore is the greatest sorcerer in the world.

2. Who warns Harry not to go back to Hogwarts during his second year?

  • Dobby
  • Malfoy
  • Ron
  • Arthur Weasley

Harry finds Dobby waiting on his bed on his 12th birthday.

3. What does Hagrid urge Ron and Harry to follow to find out the truth about the Chamber of Secrets?

  • The spiders
  • The butterflies
  • The centaurs
  • The flobberworms

When Hagrid says these parting words, Harry and Ron are hidden under the Invisibility Cloak.

4. Who does Harry discover is really Lord Voldemort inside the chamber?

  • Tom Riddle
  • Gilderoy Lockhart
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Salazar Slytherin

Harry realises that "Lord Voldemort" is really a pseudonym for Tom Marvolo Riddle.

5. What does Harry use to defeat the basilisk?

  • The sword of Gryffindor
  • A basilisk fang
  • His wand
  • Fawkes' tears

The sword of Gryffindor fell out of the Sorting Hat and presented itself to Harry.

6. What item of Tom Riddle's possessed Ginny and made her open the Chamber of Secrets?

  • Diary
  • Ring
  • Diadem
  • Snaker

Lucius Malfoy hides the diary among Ginny's textbooks during an encounter in Diagon Alley.

7. Which three Weasleys save Harry from the Dursleys in their father's flying car?

  • Ron, Fred and George
  • Ron, Charlie and Bill
  • Ron, Ginny and Fred
  • Ron, Percy and Ginny

Ron, Fred and George rescue Harry from the Dursleys after not hearing from him all summer.

8. Who built the Chamber of Secrets?

  • Salazar Slytherin
  • Gellert Grindelwald
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Tom Riddle Sr.

Salazar Slytherin hid the chamber hoping his heir would use it to purge Hogwarts of Muggle-borns.

9. Which Hogwarts student died after looking the basilisk in the eyes?

  • Moaning Myrtle
  • Helena Ravenclaw
  • Cuthbert Binns
  • Peeves the Poltergeist

Moaning Myrtle usually haunts the bathroom where the entrance to the chamber is located.

10. When Fawkes is summoned into the chamber, what does he bring with him?

  • The Sorting Hat
  • The elder wand
  • An invisibility cloak
  • Dumbledore's wand

Harry's unwavering loyalty to Dumbledore summons Fawkes, who brings the Sorting Hat with him.

11. Who was framed for causing the death of a student the first time the chamber was opened?

  • Rubeus Hagrid
  • Tom Riddle
  • Myrtle Warren
  • Evan Rosier

Tom Riddle frames Hagrid and Aragog for the death of Myrtle Warren (Moaning Myrtle)

12. How does Harry travel to Diagon Alley with the Weasleys?

  • Floo powder
  • Portkey
  • Apparition
  • Broomstick

Harry pronounces Diagon Alley unclearly and ends up in Knockturn Alley instead.

13. What animal does Ron throw up after a curse meant for Malfoy backfires?

  • Slugs
  • Doxies
  • Nifflers
  • Worms

Ron tries to curse Malfoy after he calls Hermione a "Mudblood".

14. A potion made with which magical plant revived those who were petrified by the basilisk?

  • Mandrake
  • Gillyweed
  • Devil's snare
  • Dittany

At the start of the term, Professor Sprout shows Harry and the other second-years how to transplant Mandrake seedlings.

15. What is the Weasley family home called?

  • The Burrow
  • The Hollow
  • The Den
  • The Warren

The Burrow is located on the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole in Devon, England.

16. In which Diagon Alley shop are Harry and Professor Lockhart introduced?

  • Flourish and Blotts
  • Scrivenshaft's Quill Shop
  • Magical Menagerie
  • Ollivander's

Lockhart tells Harry he'll be their new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher inside Flourish and Blotts.

17. Which ghost celebrates their "deathday" with a party on Halloween?

  • Nearly-Headless Nick
  • Moaning Myrtle
  • The Bloody Baron
  • The Fat Friar

Sir Nicholas requests that Harry come to deathday party after saving him from being punished by Filch.

18. Who was the first victim of the basilisk's in Harry's time at Hogwarts?

  • Mrs. Norris
  • Colin Creevey
  • Penelope Clearwater
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley

Mrs. Norris is found hanging from a torch bracket on Halloween.

19. What class did Dumbledore teach when Tom Riddle was a student at Hogwarts?

  • Transfiguration
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts
  • Potions
  • Charms

After Tom Riddle frames Hagrid, Dumbledore the then-Tranfiguration teacher, convinced the headmaster to let Hagrid become the groundskeeper-in-training.

20. A Quidditch match against which team is cancelled due to Hermione being petrified?

  • Hufflepuff
  • Ravenclaw
  • Slytherin
  • Ilvermorny

Following the cancellation, McGonagall escorts Harry and Ron to the Hospital Wing to see Hermione.

21. How many points, collectively, do Harry and Ron get for saving the school from the basilisk?

  • 400
  • 500
  • 600
  • 300

Dumbledore awards each of them 200 house points.

22. What spell, known as the memory charm, does Professor Lockhart use to try to erase Ron and Harry's memories?

  • Obliviate
  • Bombardo
  • Confundo
  • Impedimenta

Lockhart steals Ron's wand and admits to being a fraud just before attempting to wipe their memories.

23. Whose hair does Hermione think she's taken to use in the Polyjuice Potion?

  • Millicent Bulstrode
  • Pansy Parkinson
  • Daphne Greengrass
  • Tracey Davis

Hermione believes she had Millicent's hair but it was actually her cat's.

24. What animal sound is known to kill a basilisk?

  • A rooster's crow
  • A cow's moo
  • A pig's oink
  • A skrewt's cry

Hagrid mentions to Harry that all the school's roosters were mysteriously killed.

25. Who or what did Justin Finch-Fletchley see the basilisk through when he was petrified?

  • Nearly-Headless Nick
  • A camera
  • A mirror
  • Water's reflection

Nearly-Headless Nick gets a full view of the basilisk's eyes; Justin sees it through Nick.

26. What was the make and model of the flying car that belonged to Arthur Weasley?

  • Ford Anglia
  • AMC Hornet
  • Oldsmobile Omega
  • Dodge Magnum

Arthur Weasley's light blue Ford Anglia was equipped with an Invisibility Booster.

27. Which teacher tells the students about the rumours surrounding the Chamber of Secrets?

  • Professor Binns
  • Professor Sprout
  • Professor Snape
  • Dumbledore

In the movie, it's Professor McGonagall, but in the book, it's the History of Magic teacher, Professor Binns.

28. What do the Dursleys send Harry for Christmas?

  • A toothpick
  • A single tissue
  • A 50 pence piece
  • A package of maggots

The Dursleys gift Harry with a single toothpick for his second Christmas at Hogwarts.

29. What potion does Madam Pomfrey give Harry after Professor Lockhart removes all the bones in his arm?

  • Skele-Gro
  • Bone-o-Gro
  • Osteo-Gro
  • Arthro-Gro

Lockhart tries to fix Harry's broken arm but accidentally removes all the bones instead.

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