Complete Pottermore Hogwarts Sorting Hat Quiz

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Legend has it that the Sorting Hat was sewn roughly one thousand years ago and began as a normal hat belonging to Godric Gryffindor. When Gryffindor, along with Salazar Slytherin, Rowena Ravenclaw and Helga Hufflepuff, wondered how they would continue to sort the students when the four were dead, Gryffindor pulled his hat from his head and, along with the other founders, enchanted it with their combined intelligence. All four founders wanted to ensure that students would be sorted into their eponymous houses, which would be selected according to each founder's particular preferences in students.

The Sorting Hat, now animated, was able to sort and divide the students into the Hogwarts Houses, and continued to do so for a millennium, passed down to each new Headmaster or Headmistress of the school. When not in use, it is placed on a shelf in the current Headmaster's or Headmistress's office. Godric Gryffindor's Sword, one of the founder's only other known relics, can be magically pulled out of the hat by any Gryffindor considered worthy, no matter how secure the sword's location. It is unknown why this is possible, but is linked to loyalty of the highest regard in relation to Hogwarts. There are two known instances of this happening within the seven years of Harry's adventures, once when Harry was in the Chamber of Secrets, and once when Neville refused to join Voldemort during the

Created by: J.K. Rowling
  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Dawn or dusk?
  2. Forest or river?
  3. Moon or stars?
  4. Black or White?
  5. Heads or Tails
  6. Left or Right?
  7. Four boxes are placed before you. Which would you try and open?
  8. You and two friends need to cross a bridge guarded by a river troll who insists on fighting one of you before he will let all of you pass. Do you:
  9. Once every century, the Flutterby bush produces flowers that adapt their scent to attract the unwary. If it lured you, it would smell of:
  10. One of your house mates has cheated in a Hogwarts exam by using a Self-Spelling Quill. Now he has come top of the class in Charms, beating you into second place. Professor Flitwick is suspicious of what happened. He draws you to one side after his lesson and asks you whether or not your classmate used a forbidden quill. What do you do?
  11. Which of the following do you find most difficult to deal with?
  12. You enter an enchanted garden. What would you be most curious to examine first?
  13. Four goblets are placed before you. Which would you choose to drink?
  14. What kind of instrument most pleases your ear?
  15. Which of the following would you most hate people to call you?
  16. After you have died, what would you most like people to do when they hear your name?
  17. How would you like to be known to history?
  18. A Muggle(normal person) confronts you and says that they are sure you are a witch or wizard. Do you:
  19. Which nightmare would frighten you most?
  20. If you were attending Hogwarts, which pet would you choose to take with you?
  21. Given the choice, would you rather invent a potion that would guarantee you:
  22. If you could have any power, which would you choose?
  23. Which road tempts you most?
  24. Late at night, walking alone down the street, you hear a peculiar cry that you believe to have a magical source. Do you:
  25. What are you most looking forward to learning at Hogwarts?
  26. Which of the following would you most like to study?
  27. A troll has gone berserk in the Headmaster’s study at Hogwarts. It is about to smash, crush and tear several irreplaceable items and treasures. In which order would you rescue these objects from the troll’s club, if you could?
  28. Which would you rather be:

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