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Uplevel the way you work, engage, learn,
and innovate.
Q U E
Quiz.Talk. Discover.
P A R
S
• Born 31 July 1965
• Conceived the idea for the Harry
Potter series on a delayed train from
Manchester to London
• Rags t...
Before we begin, a question for you:
How did you first get your hands on a Harry
Potter book?
the marauders’ map
12 questions related to the HP-verse
For the record:
1. When asked about something, JKR said, "No, I did
not. I could afford pens and paper, yeah." What
popula...
1. That she wrote HP stories on paper napkins
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone
3. Kreacher
A
Q
The effects of this spell can mostly be cured by the
song-like incantation Vulnera sanentur. The first usage
eases the b...
A
Where in the Harry Potter universe would one find
artefacts like the Hand of Glory, forbidden books, evil
masks, human bon...
Borgin and Burke’s, the Dark Arts shop in Knockturn
alley
A
Located on the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole,
Devon, England, this multi-storied building was
probably held up by magi...
The Burrow
A
It is made using Fluxweed, knotgrass, lacewing flies,
Leeches, Bicorn horn, Boomslang skin and a variable
final ingredient...
Polyjuice potion
A
1. Behind a stack of barrels, from which the
appropriate one must be tapped to a particular
rhythm
2. A logical riddle tha...
Entrances to the common rooms in the Hogwarts castle.
X – Behind a portrait of a plump woman; the entrance to
the Gryffind...
In a post addressing queries from the readers, JKR
answered a particular fan question with this- "He was
repatriated to Gr...
Fluffy, the three headed dog.
A
Amortentia is considered to be the strongest among
these, according to Horace Slughorn. It has a different
aroma for every...
Love Potions
A
Since Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
included elite duelling , UK based Paul Harris was
brought in during its f...
He choreographed the wand positions and
movements
A
What does the following translate to?
Q
A
Be the QWizard of the Day!
Favourite Harry Potter scene or incident?
N.E.W.T.
3 questions
We’ll ask you to list items according to a theme
Follow us on
@choosetothinq
/choosetothinq
We have a newsletter with upcoming events
and interesting tidbits for curious p...
List the balls used and player positions in a game of
Quidditch
Q
Muggle Quidditch game in progress
A
Balls used: Quaffle, Bludgers x2, Golden Snitch
Player positions: Chasers x3, Beaters x2, Seeker
x1, Keeper x1
Name all characters who have taught the DADA class
over the course of Harry’s study in Hogwarts.
Q
A
1. Quirinus Quirrel
2. Gilderoy Lockhart
3. Remus Lupin
4. Barty Crouch Jr. (disguised as Alastor Moody)
5. Dolores Umbr...
List out all of Lord V’s horcruxes
Q
http://community.sparknotes.com/2012/05/30/let-me-give-
you-bad-advice-protecting-you...
A
1. Tom Riddle’s diary
2. Marvolo Gaunt’s ring
3. Salazar Slytherin’s locket
4. Helga Hufflepuff’s cup
5. Rowena Ravencla...
Before we end, 3 recommendations
JKR wrote this book for the charitable organization Comic
Relief. Throughout the book are...
Any other recommendations for fan fiction or
HP related works?
Feedback
Any subjects for future SparQue sessions?
Contact us:
ramanand@choosetothinq.com
http://www.choosetothinq.com
/ch...
A
Mischief managed!
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  1. 1. Uplevel the way you work, engage, learn, and innovate.
  2. 2. Q U E Quiz.Talk. Discover. P A R S
  3. 3. • Born 31 July 1965 • Conceived the idea for the Harry Potter series on a delayed train from Manchester to London • Rags to riches life story • Also authored “The Casual Vacancy”; and the “Cormoran Strike” series under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith
  4. 4. Before we begin, a question for you: How did you first get your hands on a Harry Potter book?
  5. 5. the marauders’ map 12 questions related to the HP-verse
  6. 6. For the record: 1. When asked about something, JKR said, "No, I did not. I could afford pens and paper, yeah." What popular myth was thus debunked? 2. Which book is JKR’s most sold novel? 3. What is the name of the house elf that lives in Sirius’s house? Q
  7. 7. 1. That she wrote HP stories on paper napkins 2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone 3. Kreacher A
  8. 8. Q The effects of this spell can mostly be cured by the song-like incantation Vulnera sanentur. The first usage eases the blood flow, the second causes the wounds to knit and the third removes the worst effects. Which curse?
  9. 9. A
  10. 10. Where in the Harry Potter universe would one find artefacts like the Hand of Glory, forbidden books, evil masks, human bones, and a cursed opal necklace? Q
  11. 11. Borgin and Burke’s, the Dark Arts shop in Knockturn alley A
  12. 12. Located on the outskirts of Ottery St. Catchpole, Devon, England, this multi-storied building was probably held up by magic. It served as the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix post Dumbledore's death. What? Q
  13. 13. The Burrow A
  14. 14. It is made using Fluxweed, knotgrass, lacewing flies, Leeches, Bicorn horn, Boomslang skin and a variable final ingredient. It takes about a month to make and its final appearance depends on the characteristics of the final ingredient. What? Q
  15. 15. Polyjuice potion A
  16. 16. 1. Behind a stack of barrels, from which the appropriate one must be tapped to a particular rhythm 2. A logical riddle that must be correctly solved 3. X 4. Through a bare stone wall in the dungeons What are we talking about? X? Q
  17. 17. Entrances to the common rooms in the Hogwarts castle. X – Behind a portrait of a plump woman; the entrance to the Gryffindor common room A
  18. 18. In a post addressing queries from the readers, JKR answered a particular fan question with this- "He was repatriated to Greece. Dumbledore liked to put Hagrid's more foolish acquisitions back where they belong - not the forest." Who is the "He" that's being talked about? Q
  19. 19. Fluffy, the three headed dog. A
  20. 20. Amortentia is considered to be the strongest among these, according to Horace Slughorn. It has a different aroma for everyone who smells it. Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes sells a whole range of these. What? Q
  21. 21. Love Potions A
  22. 22. Since Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix included elite duelling , UK based Paul Harris was brought in during its filming for what very specific purpose? Q
  23. 23. He choreographed the wand positions and movements A
  24. 24. What does the following translate to? Q
  25. 25. A
  26. 26. Be the QWizard of the Day!
  27. 27. Favourite Harry Potter scene or incident?
  28. 28. N.E.W.T. 3 questions We’ll ask you to list items according to a theme
  29. 29. Follow us on @choosetothinq /choosetothinq We have a newsletter with upcoming events and interesting tidbits for curious people. You can subscribe by contacting Ramanand at the end of the session. Q U EP A R S
  30. 30. List the balls used and player positions in a game of Quidditch Q Muggle Quidditch game in progress
  31. 31. A Balls used: Quaffle, Bludgers x2, Golden Snitch Player positions: Chasers x3, Beaters x2, Seeker x1, Keeper x1
  32. 32. Name all characters who have taught the DADA class over the course of Harry’s study in Hogwarts. Q
  33. 33. A 1. Quirinus Quirrel 2. Gilderoy Lockhart 3. Remus Lupin 4. Barty Crouch Jr. (disguised as Alastor Moody) 5. Dolores Umbridge 6. Severus Snape 7. Amycus Carrow (taught mostly Dark Arts)
  34. 34. List out all of Lord V’s horcruxes Q http://community.sparknotes.com/2012/05/30/let-me-give- you-bad-advice-protecting-your-horcruxes
  35. 35. A 1. Tom Riddle’s diary 2. Marvolo Gaunt’s ring 3. Salazar Slytherin’s locket 4. Helga Hufflepuff’s cup 5. Rowena Ravenclaw’s Diadem 6. Nagini 7. Harry Potter
  36. 36. Before we end, 3 recommendations JKR wrote this book for the charitable organization Comic Relief. Throughout the book are hand-written comments by Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger and Harry Potter. A comic video showing an alternative ending Fan-fiction in which Harry Potter applies rational thought to an alternative Potterverse
  37. 37. Any other recommendations for fan fiction or HP related works?
  38. 38. Feedback Any subjects for future SparQue sessions? Contact us: ramanand@choosetothinq.com http://www.choosetothinq.com /choosetothinq /choosetothinq Q U EP A R S
  39. 39. A Mischief managed!

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