Slightly obscure Harry Potter quiz

The answers won't be obscure to the most ardent Potterheads but this quiz attempts to deal with (to Muggles) some lesser known facts from the book series.
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Last updated: August 30, 2015
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First submittedAugust 27, 2015
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Buckbeak's alias when he returns to Hogwarts after Sirius Black's death
Witherwings
Dumbledore's predecessor as Hogwarts Headmaster
Armando Dippet
Type of creature Ginny Weasley has as a pet
Pygmy Puff
^It's name
Arnold
Ginny's boyfriend before Dean Thomas
Michael Corner
^Hogwarts house he belonged to
Ravenclaw
Diagon Alley bookshop
Flourish and Blotts
Imperiused puppet Minister for Magic under Voldemort
Pius Thicknesse
First name of wandmaker Ollivander
Garrick
Nickname given to Sirius Black when Harry, Ron and Hermione wanted to talk about him at Hogwarts
Snuffles
Ireland's seeker at the Quidditch World Cup Final
Aidan Lynch
Hogwarts Astronomy professor
Professor Aurora Sinistra
Ravenclaw Quidditch Captain
Roger Davies
Type of charm used to conceal information, requiring a Secret Keeper
Fidelius
Name of the woman who runs the orphanage that housed Tom Riddle
Mrs Cole
Type of sweet that Romilda Vane spiked with a love potion intended for Harry Potter
Chocolate Cauldron
Name of Ron Weasley's pet owl
Pigwidgeon
Location where Harry and the Weasleys caught their Portkey to the Quidditch World Cup
Stoatshead Hill
Hogwarts ghost in charge of the Headless Hunt
Sir Patrick Delaney-Podmore
National team that knocked Wales out of the Quidditch World Cup
Uganda
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Abandoned Muggle department store that houses St Mungo's Hospital
Purge and Dowse
Name of Hepzibah Smith's house elf
Hokey
Plant that Death Eaters use to assassinate Broderick Bode
Devil's Snare
Person who sent the Dementors to Privet Drive to attack Harry Potter at the start of the Order of the Phoenix
Dolores Umbridge
Dudley Dursley's school
Smeltings Academy
Norbert was this species of dragon
Norwegian Ridgeback
Mischevious wizard responsible for regurgitating toilets and biting doorknobs, who overheard Harry setting up Dumbledore's Army in the Hogs Head pub
Willy Widdershins
Former St Mungo's Healer and Hogwarts Headmistress whose portrait hangs in Dumbledore's office
Dilys Derwent
Aragog is this type of magical creature
Acromantula
Head of the Magical Law Enforcement Patrol who comes to Little Hangleton to arrest Morfin Gaunt
Bob Ogden
Spell used by Barty Crouch Junior to conjure the Dark Mark
Morsmordre
Term that Argus Filch and Arabella Figg have in common
Squib
First name of Dumbledore's father
Percival
Uncontrollable spell that Crabbe uses to destroy the Room of Requirement
Fiendfyre
Book containing the recipe for Polyjuice Potion that Hermione obtains from the Restricted Section
Moste Potente Potions
Rival wizarding tailor shop to Madam Malkin's
Twillfit and Tattings
Head of the Goblin Liaison Office in Goblet of Fire
Cuthbert Mockridge
Ministry of Magic official who gave lessons in Apparition at Hogwarts
Wilkie Twycross
Range of sweets marketed by Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes and used by Hogwarts students to get out of lessons
Skiving Snackbox
Hogwarts Arithmancy Professor
Professor Septima Vector
2 Comments
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Level 75
Aug 27, 2015
Good quiz. A few were too obscure for me, others I almost knew, but just couldn't get them close enough. I knew it was some kind of animal hill where they found the portkey and tried several but just couldn't remember stoat. I almost knew the potion book - I was trying most evil potions, most ancient potions, etc. I knew Romilda put the love potion in chocolate candy, but no idea which ones. It's been too long since I read the books.
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Level 43
Oct 13, 2015
Sounds like an excuse to read them again! ;-)