Written by: Billie

Date: January 1, 2021

harry potter spells quiz
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About This Quiz

Most people can’t guess it all, but a true fan can ace this Harry Potter spells quiz!

Think you know all the spells and what they do? Try this challenging quiz!

The first Harry Potter book, written by J.K. Rowling, was released on June 26, 1997. Since then, the series has been widely acclaimed by both critics and audiences around the world, accumulating millions of fans. The saga has already been translated into 80 languages ​​and, in 2018, exceeded 500 million books sold internationally. The magic in the Harry Potter series is portrayed as a supernatural force that is used to replace the usual laws of physics. Many magical creatures exist in the series, while ordinary creatures sometimes exhibit new magical properties. Objects can also be enhanced or imbued with magical properties.

In the story, we learn alongside the young witches and wizards about numerous spells and potions through their classes within the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and we read with horror and anticipation about the countless battles and adventures that take place during the saga.

The seven books encompass 7 long years in Harry Potter’s life, and many spells and charms were taught. Do you remember them all? We’ve prepared this quiz for you, and we know that as a Harry Potter nerd, of course, you are going to do well on it. Good luck!

Lumos (LOO-mos)

  • Turns the tip of the wand into a torch.
  • Stuns victim.
  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.
  • Summons an object to the caster.

Oculus Reparo (ok-ul-lus re-pa-ro)

  • Places the subject in a dream-like state, in which he or she is utterly subject to the will of the caster.
  • Used to hide a memory of a particular event.
  • Causes instant death to the victim.
  • Repairs eyeglasses.

Alohomora (al-LOH-ha-MOHR-ah)

  • Causes whatever the victim is holding to fly away.
  • Inflicts intense pain on the recipient of the curse.
  • Used to open and unlock doors.
  • Temporarily binds the victim's body.

Riddikulus (rih-dih-KUL-l

  • Causes instant death to the victim.
  • Levitates, moves and manipulates the target.
  • Transforms Boggarts into something silly
  • Conjures a protective spirit-like incarnation.

Stupefy (STOO-puh-fye)

  • Repairs eyeglasses.
  • Stuns victim.
  • Causes whatever the victim is holding to fly away.
  • Levitates, moves and manipulates the target.

Sectumsempra (sec-tum-SEMP-rah)

  • Turns the tip of the wand into a torch.
  • Summons an object to the caster.
  • Conjures a protective spirit-like incarnation.
  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.

Accio (AK-ee-oh)

  • Stuns victim.
  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.
  • Summons an object to the caster.
  • Temporarily binds the victim's body.

Expecto Patronum (ecks-PECK-toh pah-TROH-numb)

  • Summons an object to the caster.
  • Transforms Boggarts into something silly.
  • Causes whatever the victim is holding to fly away.
  • Conjures a protective spirit-like incarnation.

Petrificus Totalus (pe-TRI-fi-cus to-TAH-lus)

  • Levitates, moves and manipulates the target.
  • Causes whatever the victim is holding to fly away.
  • Inflicts intense pain on the recipient of the curse.
  • Temporarily binds the victim's body.

Expelliarmus (ex-PELL-ee-ARE-muss)

  • Inflicts intense pain on the recipient of the curse.
  • Repairs eyeglasses.
  • Disarms the person the spell is cast on.
  • Turns the tip of the wand into a torch.

Crucio (KROO-shea-oh)

  • Turns the tip of the wand into a torch.
  • Stuns victim.
  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.
  • Inflicts intense pain on the recipient of the curse.

Imperio (im-PEER-ee-oh)

  • Places the subject in a dream-like state, in which he or she is utterly subject to the will of the caster
  • Used to hide a memory of a particular event.
  • Causes instant death to the victim.
  • Levitates, moves and manipulates the target.

Obliviate (oh-BLI-vee-ate)

  • Stuns victim.
  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.
  • Used to hide a memory of a particular event.
  • Inflicts intense pain on the recipient of the curse.

Avada Kedavra (ah-VAH-dah keh-DAV-rah)

  • Creates large, blood-oozing gashes on the subject.
  • Summons an object to the caster.
  • Conjures a protective spirit-like incarnation.
  • Causes instant death to the victim

Wingardium Leviosa (win-GAR-dee-um lev-ee-OH-sa)

  • Levitates, moves and manipulates the target.
  • Transforms Boggarts into something silly.
  • Stuns victim.
  • Turns the tip of the wand into a torch.