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Quidditch Quiz

How much do you know about the wizarding world's favorite sport?

Quiz

How much do you know about the wizarding world's favorite sport?

1. The game of Quidditch was invented in which century?

  • 8th century.
  • 11th century.
  • 14th century.

2. The sport is named Quidditch because:

  • The person who invented it was named Zacharias Quidditch.
  • The Quidditch Broom Company supplied the early Quidditch teams with broomsticks.
  • The inventor of the sport lived near Queerditch Marsh.

3. What did Elliot Smethwyck invent in 1820 that made playing Quidditch a lot more comfortable?

  • The Cushioning Charm.
  • The Heated Broomstick Charm.
  • The Windshield Charm.

4. The Golden Snitch that the Seeker tries to capture is meant to resemble what?

  • A nut that ancient wizards loved to eat.
  • A tiny bird that ancient wizards used to hunt.
  • A ball that was used in the ancient wizard sport of Creaothceann.

5. The Wizards' Council found it necessary to enforce rules to hide the existence of Quidditch from Muggles. Which of the following was not a precaution suggested by the Council?

  • Muggle-repelling charms should be used.
  • The game should not be played within 100 miles of a town.
  • A tall brick wall should be built around Quidditch pitches.
  • The game should be played at night.

6. The Quaffle (the ball used for scoring points) has evolved since Quidditch was first invented. All of these characteristics were true of the ancient Quaffle, but which one is still true today?

  • It has a leather strap on it used for catching it easily.
  • It is made of leather.
  • It has three finger holes in it.

7. How many fouls are acknowledged in the Department of Magical Games and Sports Records?

  • 70.
  • 700.
  • 7,000.

8. The referee was originally known as what?

  • The Quijudge.
  • The Quiref.
  • The Quiruler.

9. In the original game of Quidditch, Keepers had to do this in addition to guarding the goalposts.

  • Try to capture the Golden Snitch.
  • Throw bludgers at players.
  • Try to score goals with the Quaffle.

10. When is the only time a player's feet may touch the ground during a Quidditch match?

  • After a goal is scored.
  • When the captain calls for a time-out.
  • When the player needs a water break.

1. The game of Quidditch was invented in which century?
11th century.

2. The sport is named Quidditch because:
The inventor of the sport lived near Queerditch Marsh.

3. What did Elliot Smethwyck invent in 1820 that made playing Quidditch a lot more comfortable?
The Cushioning Charm.

4. The Golden Snitch that the Seeker tries to capture is meant to resemble what?
A tiny bird that ancient wizards used to hunt.

5. The Wizards' Council found it necessary to enforce rules to hide the existence of Quidditch from Muggles. Which of the following was not a precaution suggested by the Council?
A tall brick wall should be built around Quidditch pitches.

6. The Quaffle (the ball used for scoring points) has evolved since Quidditch was first invented. All of these characteristics were true of the ancient Quaffle, but which one is still true today?
It is made of leather.

7. How many fouls are acknowledged in the Department of Magical Games and Sports Records?
700.

8. The referee was originally known as what?
The Quijudge.

9. In the original game of Quidditch, Keepers had to do this in addition to guarding the goalposts.
Try to score goals with the Quaffle.

10. When is the only time a player's feet may touch the ground during a Quidditch match?
When the captain calls for a time-out.

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