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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone received Academy Awards nominations for all of the following except for...?
Best Art Direction
Best Costume Design
Best Original Score
Best Supporting Actor
2. The film's screenwriter, Steve Kloves, had previously been nominated for an Academy Award for adapting another film. What was it?
L.A. Confidential
Wonder Boys
3. At the beginning of the movie, what does Harry believe happened to his parents?
A horrible, villainous wizard killed them
They ate too many Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans
They died in a tragic car accident
They moved to the United States, betraying their home land
4. Who informs Harry that he is actually a wizard?
Aunt Petunia
5. As we learn throughout the Harry Potter series, it is impossible for Hogwarts to keep a Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher for more than a year. What was the name of the teacher in Harry's first year?
Professor Lupin
Professor McGonagall
Professor Quirrell
Professor Snape
6. When Lord Voldemort attempts to kill infant Harry, he does not succeed. Harry doesn't emerge unscathed, though. What is his scar shaped like?
A broom
A lightning bolt
A snake
A wand
7. The Sorting Hat divides new students into one of four houses. Which one is not a house at Hogwarts?
8. After it is discovered that Harry has a talent for riding broomsticks, the Quidditch team recruits him for which position?
9. Harry receives a special gift for Christmas. What is it?
A howler
An invisibility cloak
The Marauder's Map
A Nimbus 2000
10. Who do Harry, Hermione and Ron suspect of trying to steal the Sorcerer's Stone?
The Bloody Baron
Argus Filch
Draco Malfoy
Severus Snape
11. What director was J.K. Rowling's first choice for the film? (The studio eventually decided on Chris Columbus.)
Michael Bay
Terry Gilliam
Martin Scorsese
Steven Spielberg
12. What famous composer is responsible for the triumphant score of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?
Elmer Bernstein
Phillip Glass
Randy Newman
John Williams
13. Who is known as the creator of the Sorcerer's Stone?
Nicholas Flamel
Isaac Newton
Thurneisser zum Thurn
Barend Coenders van Helpen
14. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is a title that was exclusively used in the USA. What was it called everywhere else?
Harry Potter and the Evil, Scary Wizard Who Must Not Be Named
Harry Potter and the Massive Box Office Record
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Really Scary Rock
15. When you translate a 320 page book for the big screen, chances are, you're going to have to leave a few things on the cutting room floor. Which of the following characters did not actually make it into the movie?
Filius Flitwick, played by Warwick Davis
Nearly Headless Nick, played by John Cleese
Mr. Ollivander, played by John Hurt
The poltergeist Peeves, played by Rik Mayall
16. What does Hagrid call the three-headed hellhound that guards a trapdoor?
17. Why has Dumbledore lost his taste for Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans?
He ate too many one Halloween night
He believes they promote cruelty to vegetables
He learned they are Voldemort's favorite candy
He unfortunately came across a vomit-flavored one at one point
18. Where do Harry and other Hogwarts students shop for school supplies?
Diagon Alley
London Underground
The Magic Zone
Wizard World
19. What is the name of the lone centaur who appears in the movie?
20. For a brief period, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone had the record for biggest North American opening weekend, with $90.3 million. What movie broke that record seven months later?
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
Shrek 2
21. The feather of what type of bird is inside Harry's wand?
22. What is the name of the bank where wizarding types keep their money and other assorted riches?
First Bank and Wizardy Trust
23. What is the name of Harry's owl?
24. How does Hagrid punish the Dursley family (specifically, Dudley)?
He blows up their car
He gives Dudley a pig's tail
He puts a dragon's egg in their commode
He turns Uncle Vernon into a penguin
25. Which house ends up winning the House Cup by the end of the movie?

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