Harry Potter: Which Book Are You? (A Personality Quiz)

Which Harry Potter Book Are You Personality Quiz

Today is Harry Potter’s birthday, so to celebrate at Pages Unbound, we’re featuring a day of posts related to Harry and his world!


To take the quiz, choose the best answer to each question.  Write down the letter of the answer you pick for each question, or simply keep a running tally of how many of each letter you pick.  After the last question, count the letters and see which you chose most often.  Check the answers to see which Harry Potter book (1-6) matches your personality.

Disclaimer: This quiz is just for fun, and Pages Unbound makes no claim to know much about your personality at all.

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The Quiz

1. Upon waking up in the morning, your thought is that this day: 
a.) is waiting to be conquered
b.) holds many wonderful surprises in store
c.) holds many opportunities in store
d.) is a clean slate
e.) has many things to teach
f.) will bring more wonderful moments with friends and family

2. Your dream house would include:
a.) a secret passage
b.) a balcony
c.) a long history
d.) a library
e.) a forest outside
f.) a faux door

3. Your Animagus form would be:
a.) a hawk or a falcon
b.) a parrot of a toucan
c.) a cat
d.) a turtle
e.) a wolf
f.) a dog

4. Your letters:
a.) are written in a story-like manner, full of action and life
b.) are full of emotion, all your impressions of events
c.) are full of cynical wit
d.) tell plainly and truthfully what happened
e.) are full of your ideas and musings
f.) are full of all the nice, juicy news your correspondent would dearly love to hear

5. Your ideal garden would have:
a.) brilliant, vibrant colors
b.) winding ways and hidden nooks
c.) trees, arches, and vines
d.) a pond and waterfall
e.) whimsical little statues
f.) old-fashioned, sweet-smelling flowers

6. Your favorite spell is:
a.) Protego (shield charm)
b.) Alohomora (unlock things)
c.) Expelliarmus (disarm opponent)
d.) Muffliato (speak without being overheard)
d.) Lumos (light)
f.) Expecto Patronum (patronus)

7. Upon running across a coded message in a book you:
a.) attempt energetically to decode it, but don’t die of misery if you don’t succeed
b.) speed onward, eager to find the answer
c.) reflect on how stupid the made-up code looks
d.) work on the code until you break it
e.) rest assured that the author will give you the answer in due course
f.) get someone else to help you decode it

8. Your handwriting is:
a.) firm and bold, probably large
b.) pretty, but difficult to read
c.) neat, precise, and distinct, giving the impression that you mean exactly what you say
d.) small and cramped, but neat
e.) full of individuality—flourishes, I’s dotted with hearts, etc.
f.) pretty and elegant, an art

9. Had your name mysteriously come out of the Goblet of Fire, you would have:
a.) been determined to win the Triwizard Tournament
b.) wanted desperately to know who put your name in
c.) mulled over the flaws in the Goblet’s security and tried to figure out who could have gotten through them
d.) examined with interest your various emotions of fear, excitement, etc.
e.) sought answers and explanations from Dumbledore
f.) found help and courage from your friends

10. Upon finishing a truly fantastic book you:
a.) imagine yourself in the adventure
b.) close your eyes, savoring the magic and re-living the story
c.) buy the author’s other books
d.) discuss the book and its concepts with your friends
e.) look up reviews and comments from other readers
f.) review it and recommend it to everyone you know

11. You would most like:
a.) an invisibility cloak
b.) Felix Felicis
c.) a wand
d.) a diary only you can open
e.) a “walkie talkie” mirror
f.) to be an Animagus

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Quiz Results

Mostly A’s

You are Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  A lover of adventure and excitement, you have a burning desire to prove yourself.  Jokes and laughter near you are constant and you tend to bounce back from embarrassment quickly.  You enjoy hard work and other challenges and can be described as one who enjoys more the building of a fort than playing in it.

Mostly B’s

You are Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, a person who can find wonder and excitement in even the simplest of things.  Each day is a bright opportunity for more beautiful things to happen, and your willingness to meet them often means that you yourself create them.  Yours is a confident personality, so comfortable in your knowledge of what is right that your decisions may seem effortless to others.  They stem, however, from true thought and contemplations, and just because a courage is quiet does not mean it is not courage all the same.

Mostly C’s

A rebel against the expected way of things, you are Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.  You often see better ways to do things and can be annoyed by those who fail to acknowledge the soundness of your advice or by those who question your ideas.  You are prepared to fight your battles, whether winning or losing. You have a quick, keen mind and a taste for precision, detail, and accuracy.  Above all, you are prepared never to surrender.  Your ideals will carry you through to the end.

Mostly D’s

You are Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.  Although you present a quiet appearance to the outside world, and may even be labelled shy, on the inside you are a tumult of ideas and ambitions.  Of a philosophical turn of nature, you like to ponder events, circumstances, and people, as well as the great questions and ideas of life, and it is your conclusions that you have decided to let determine your way of life, rather than any outside influences or pressures.  You may have a desire for greatness.

Mostly E’s

A traveler on the road to understanding, you are Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  You may not always know where you are going in life, but you are determined that you are going somewhere, an attitude that has lead you to be both a great listener and a wonderful sympathizer.  You are not afraid of either advice or emotion, and relationships are extremely important to you.  You tend to be very helpful.

Mostly F’s

You are a true, fast friend, who would do anything for those you love.  Secrets are safe with you and promises are binding.  You are an encourager, a listener, and a believer, and the success of those you care for is the same as if it had been your own.  Family history and family ties are important to you, as is tradition.  You may tend to sometimes be a little romantic.  You are Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

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