Parade Magazine: Emma Watson on the Harry Potter Books, Plus New Trivia Quiz!

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Jul 14, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

Attention readers of the Leaky Cauldron! Parade magazine has a new interview online with actress Emma Watson who speaks to her role as Hermione Granger, as well as her love and knowledge of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling where she says:

“To be honest, I’m such a geeky
Harry Potter fanatic. I know the books inside out. I’ve read each of them at least three
times, and I could probably answer any trivia question that you come up with. But, when I read the
books, I read them from the perspective of someone who is just dying to know what happens and I
don’t even think about the scenes I’ll have to be acting.”

As such on the matter of Trivia, another challenge awaits us today, this in the form of another and longer quiz on the series, with SIX bonus questions written by our own Melissa Anelli. Think you are up to the challenge? Thinking caps and quills at the ready-begin!





62 Responses to Parade Magazine: Emma Watson on the Harry Potter Books, Plus New Trivia Quiz!

Avatar Imageplacebowiz says: quiz!Avatar ImageBritski says: This is why Emma Watson and Natalie Portman are my favorite actresses. Girl Power! Avatar ImagePrisoner Of Azkaban says: I swear Ron was on a black knight, or am i thinking of the films?Avatar Imagejrivas1284 says: Love quizAvatar Imageplacebowiz says: 41-50 — Congratulations! Hermione's got nothing on you....ah man! I wanted to be a headmasterAvatar Imagehermiones says: coolAvatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: nice!!!~!!!Avatar ImagePetra says: Is it true, that she's going to act a Cindrella in some Marilyn Mason movie? It's really weird , I don't knowif you heard something about itAvatar Imagehedwigsrevenge says: Great quiz! Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: That was stupid. I got every question right.Avatar ImageMugglejeff says: 51 — Amazing! You should be headmaster of Hogwarts. Avatar ImageHorcruxalej says: i got a 50.. not bad i could have got a few more but i didnt think.. oh and @prisoner of azcaban you are right but the question was not what was ron it was which attacked ron.. Avatar ImageMatea says: grrrr..quiz doesn't work for me! only 1st question lol.Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Not a tuff quiz...Avatar Imagemoglet says: Scored 55, I just couldn't remember how many goals Ginny scored in the tryouts.Avatar Imagehptwilightfanatic4 says: where is the quiz?Avatar ImageEkhetrima says: Fun quiz. Made me late for my lunch plans but worth it. 47 of 51.Avatar ImageShinyPineapple says: wow can no one think of a proper harry potter quiz that will really make us think?Avatar ImageRadish says: Scored 48; made a few stupid mistakes.Avatar Imagex_Potter_Lover_Forever_x says: *I got 47* Damn I made some stupid mistakes though, but I'm still pretty happy lol! Avatar ImageMatea says: ok,now I did it..hm..only 40 :( ..not bad anyway :D ...I got confused and most of it I recall from films not books,interesting.Avatar Imagephoenixes are in ravenclaw says: I got 48! Love the questions, Melissa! I just listen to Pottercast 189 again where you used the potion bottle question on hank green!Avatar ImageMr. Brightside says: I just found this quiz today lol Avatar Imageliv-wa says: QUIZ!!! I got a 47...ehAvatar Imagebudgie says: Trying to get the quiz to turn the page.....slow.Avatar Image9and3qtrs says: I got 48 correct! 41-50 — Congratulations! Hermione's got nothing on youAvatar ImageHP_Flower says: I got 46! Not too bad. Those were some pretty good questions!Avatar Imagecleverssynonym says: Emma knows the series inside out because she's read each book three times? Hey, at least she's actually read the books, amiright?Avatar Imagehermionegirl7 says: Very nice addition to the quiz there, Melissa. I did get a perfect score on the whole quiz, but I actually had to think on some of the questions as opposed to the usual quizzes. Good interview as well.Avatar Imageblob says: i got 54 look------http://www.parade.com/celebrity/quiz/editors-picks/harry-potter.html?index=57&showResults=true&score=54Avatar Imagebengtson_98 says: Cool Quiz! Hermoines got nothing on me!Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: 51... Long quiz though, with all the pages we had to go through. It got tiring after a while.Avatar ImageAurora_7 says: I do question one, then I click 'next question' and nothing happens! Argh!Avatar Imagecghambright says: Emma's awesome! I love her personality and I really admire her dedication to her education. I think she's the perfect Hermione and I can tell that she understands the character whole-heartedly. She's such an awesome role model. I can't wait to take the quiz! Hopefully I will pass!Avatar ImageFresca says: I nearly got them all. I mixed up the numbers for the money and got that one wrong. it was fun to do!Avatar Imagebeewell says: How can you get it to go to the next question? I have tried several times and I get the first one correct but it doesn't continue! Dang it, I know I know the answers...read the books about 30 times each!Avatar ImageLivelaughlovepotter says: 51 :]. Hehe!Avatar Imagecghambright says: Wow! Part two of the quiz is pretty hard. I missed a couple of them. Lol. Some of them are trick questions. Avatar ImageScarlette says: Yes, Ron was playing a black knight, but was defeated TO the white queen. I misread that on the first try also. Hope that clears things up.Avatar ImageJonathan Gregorovitch says: A its a Muggleborn, not a Squib. Avatar Imagecghambright says: I got "47- Congratulations, Hermione's got nothing on you." I wish I could've aced it!Avatar ImageJonathan Gregorovitch says: A its a Muggleborn, not a Squib. Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: nice interview :)Avatar ImagesHeLbsS says: i got a 45! i forgot a lot of stuff. oh well, it was challenging to me lolAvatar ImageKanedaX says: Aw, that's adorable, she thinks that reading the series three times makes her a fanatic. heh I kid, of course. Good on her for doing what so many other actors in the series haven't!Avatar ImageJKMcGonagall says: I got a 54--I can be Headmaster(mistress) of Hogwarts. Yes, I would love to be. J.Gregorovitch...the question asks what is a child with little or no magic who is born into a wizarding family called...that is a squib, not a muggleborn.Avatar ImageXyra44 says: The quiz was outstanding! The cruel and unusual questions certainly lived up to their name (at least for me - that's where I got a few wrong). I scored well - just under tops - what was that Hogwarts Professor or something like that. Loved the bonus questions.Avatar ImageRin68nyr says: For those of you geting stuck after the 1st question..what worked for me was clicking on "next question" and then hitting the "go" button on my browser. It was a pain to have to do it each time, but that's the only way I could go on to the next question. ErinAvatar Imagehereward says: The quiz...erm...I think I need to read the books a bit more...Avatar Imagesquibcloakmaker says: It wouldn't let me get passed the first question. The quiz wouldn't loadAvatar ImageJadeDanielle says: Taking the quiz! :DAvatar ImageJadeDanielle says: carebie, Do you mean after you guessed the first one, you couldn't get to the next question? If so, try clicking the next question link again....sometimes I have to click it twiceAvatar ImageJadeDanielle says: This quiz's website is so slow that it's starting to feel like torture waiting for each page to load....perhaps they should have used flash instead.....Avatar ImageJadeDanielle says: "Congratulations! Hermione's got nothing on you." 47...that isn't too bad. Those were some good questions! Several of them managed to stump me :PAvatar Imagebadger666 says: Cool! I really appreciate it when the actors are big fans of the books too.Avatar Imagebadger666 says: I got a 50 on the quiz. Oh so close to headmaster level. That was definitely the hardest HP quiz I've ever seen. I actually had to guess on a few of them.Avatar Imagehpfanaticfan2011 says: i got 42! hermione's got nothin on me!Avatar ImageErinM says: Not too bad!Avatar Imagechaos35 says: I scored 53... I got the unicorn horn and Ginny's goals wrong.. I also got Fred's codename wrong. I answered Rodent. I knew he preferred Rapier, but I decided to go with Rodent. Oh well... Good quiz, by the way...Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: Nice quiz!Avatar Imagejediofthelost says: Yes a quiz!Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: haha funny

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