Saturday, February 9, 2008

Slytherin Arithmancy Challenge

Arithmancy at Hogwarts is taught
by Professor Vector.

In her class, students are
expected to write essays and to be able to understand
complicated number
charts, which are part of their homework.
Arithmancy is a branch of magic
that is concerned with the magical
properties of numbers; someone who
practices Arithmancy is called an
For example, in the 1200s, Bridget Wenlock, a famous
Arithmancer, discovered the magical properties of the number seven.
An O.W.L. in Arithmancy is required to apply for a
curse-breaker's job at

1. How many unforgivable curses does Lord Voldemort use on Harry in the Goblet of Fire? Name them.

2. How long does it take to brew Polyjuice Potion?

3. In the Chamber of Secrets Professor Sprout welcomes her Herbology students to which greenhouse?

4. What is Harry's number on the Quidditch team?

5. Who is the oldest actor to play a Hogwarts student in The Chamber of Secrets?

6. On what day do Harry Potter and the Dursleys arrive at the hut on the rock, on the island in the sea (SS)?

7. How many times has Gilderoy Lockhart won Witch Weekly's Most-Charming-Smile Award?

8. How many years does Sirius black spend in Azkaban?

9. How many Famous Wizard cards does Ron tell Harry he has in his collection on the Hogwart's Express?

10. What number is Dumbledore's vault at Gringott's?

11. How long has Scabbers been in the Weasley family when he becomes Ron's?

12. What number is Harry Potter's vault at Gringott's?

13. What is written where the number 12 should be on Molly Weasley's clock (COS film)?

14. How many presents does Dudley receive on his birthday (SS book)?

15. What is the license plate registration number on Mr. Weasley's Ford Anglia car (COS film)?

16. How many points are scored for a goal in Quidditch?

17. What is the exact time the Hogwart's Express leaves King's Cross station?

18. How many players are there on a Quidditch team?

19. How far back in time does Tom Riddle's diary take Harry?

20. How many flavors of Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans did Harry eat on the Hogwart's Express (SS book)?

21. According to the Chocolate Frog Card how old are Nicolas Flamel and his wife Perenelle Flamel?

22. What is the number on the front of the Hogwart's Express train?

23. How many eyes does Fluffy have?

24. What was Harry's room number at the Leaky Cauldron?

25. How many points did Slytherin have when Dumbledore announced the scores for the House Cup in the Sorcerer's Stone?

Pass Grades: Outstanding (O) Exceeds Expectations (E) Acceptable (A)
Fail Grades: Poor (P) Dreadful (D) Troll (T)

Bev Love aka paletpc
Slytherin Prefect


Emma Gorodok said...

I got mine posted, not sure if I got it right...

Emma Dumbledore said...


And I found Harry's team number. It took all day though. Ugh.

Emma Gorodok said...

okay, that's the one I did not find...

Penelope of Flitwick said...

I have posted
Sorry it took so long we are in the middle of moving