Thursday, February 19, 2009

Quidditch - Round 1 Picture Hunt

Quidditch - Round 1 Trivia

1 What momentous event was the reason that the members of the Order of the Phoenix felt it necessary to move Harry out of the Dursley’s house?
a. The start of the new school year
b. The Dursleys kicking him out
c. Voldemort’s escape from Azkaban
d. Harry’s upcoming birthday

2. Who revealed the actual date of Harry’s transfer to Voldemort, despite the misinformation the Order had been spreading around that the move would occur on the eve of his actual birthday?
a. Mundungus
b. Snape
c. Yaxley
d. Shacklebolt

3. With the use of Polyjuice Potion (and to confuse any possible attack by Death Eaters), six member of the Order were disguised as Harry and escorted out of Privet Drive, along with the real Harry. Which member of the order did not survive that night?
a. Mad-Eye Moody
b. Nymp0hadora Tonks
c. Hagrid
d. George Weasley

4. Who informed Harry, Ron and Hermione of the bequests left to them in Dumbledore’s will?
a. Kingley Shaclebolt
b. Minerva McGonalgall
c. Arthur Weasley
d. Rufus Scimgeour

5. During the wedding celebration for Bill and Fleur, Kingley Shacklebolt sent a Patronus to tell the guests that the Ministry had fallen, Scrimgeour (the Minister) was dead and the wedding celebration was about to be attacked by Death Eaters. What form did the Patronus take?
a. A lynx
b. An otter
c. A doe
d. A stag

6. Escaping from the wedding to London, our three friends found themselves confronted by a pair of Death Eaters, disguised as workmen. This close brush impressed on them the need to find someplace to hide. Where did they decide to go?
a. The Leaky Cauldron
b. Sirius Black’s house
c. The Dursley’s house
d. Ron’s Auntie Muriel’s house

7. Kreacher’s animosity towards Harry, Ron and especially Hermione (a Mudblood) was well documented in book five, “The Order of the Phoenix.” His initial interaction with them showed that his attitude had not changed. How did they win him over?
a. By giving him clothes and his freedom
b. They didn’t win him over!
c. By giving him something to eat
d. By giving him Regulus Black’s old locket

8. Who did they eventually find was in possession of the locket/Horcrux?
a. Severus Snape
b. Lucius Malfoy
c. Lord Voldemort
d. Dolores Umbridge

9. What did Harry find embedded in the door of Umbrdige’s office?
a. Moody’s magical eye
b. Nymphadora’s purple hair
c. Hedwig’s head
d. George Weasley’s ear

10. After retrieving the Horcrux, they tried to return to their safe place but they were pursued (actually Yaxley tagged along when they disapparated). This meant that the Death Eaters knew their hiding place and they had to go somewhere else. Where did Hermione take them?
a. To Godric’s Hollow
b. To the Forbidden Forest
c. Back to the Burrow
d. To the site of the Quidditch World Cup

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Gryffindor Homework

Four (or more) letter words found in "Muggle Studies".

mugs - cups to hold hot liquid
must - have to
mule, mules - donkey
muts - dogs with "questionable" breeding
mist - fog
melt, melts - unfreeze
glue, glues - sticky stuff
gels - a product muggles use to make their hair stay in place
gust, gusts - a strong blow of wind
glutes - bum muscles
gems - jewels
glum - sad, gloomy
guide - leader
guides - a children's club where muggles learn to survive outdoors
glide - slide
lets - if I write something here maybe the professor won't notice I don't have a definition.
lids - seal on the top of a container
legs - that's obvious, insn't it?
lest - a word often used in poems
lies - untruths
lust - inapropriate feelings for Hogwarts students to feel for the DA teacher
lute, lutes - a type of instrument i think
eggs - used to make omlets
elms - type of tree
stud, studs - our new DA teacher
suds - soap bubbles
sums - totals
sides - edges
slug, slugs - gross slimy creatures
sled, sleds - a toy to slide down snowy hills with
slum, slums - cheap, undesireable housing areas
slime - see "slugs"
slide, slides - a toy at muggle playgrounds for children
smile, smiles - happy expression
smut - trashy content
smug - snotty
smuggle, smuggled - moving stolen goods across borders
tide, tides - a type of soap muggles use to clean their clothes
time, times - hours, minutes, seconds, etc
tums - a muggle remedy for heartburn (athough a simple soothing charm works much better)
tussle - scuffle, fight
dies - ending of life
digs - scoop a hole
dust - fine particles of dirt
duties - things you have to do.... like this homework assignment.

Well, that's it.... there's my homework. I didn't have much time to contemplate the definitions, but I think I came up with a descent amount of words at least.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Spoilee, Spoiler

I'm so excited about my swap pal matches this year! I'm sending and receiving from Ravenclaws.... I've had nothing but great experiences with the Ravenclaw house.
My spoilee is Waverly Trimble, and my spoiler is Wisteria Lovegoods! Woohoo! It doesn't get any better than that. Let the blog-stalking begin!

Monday, February 2, 2009

Gryffindor House Quiz

Ravelry ID:

What are your three most favorite colors?
- Blue, Green, Red..... I like most colours really.

What are you three least favorite colors?
- Mustard yellow, pea green, "muddy colours" (but they do have their uses too)

Your favorite candy is _________________.
- I love "penny candy" (gummies) and of course Chocolate. (I'm pregnant - due April 10th - so I'm into ALL types of candy and snacks right now!!!)

Who is your favorite Weasley?
- Fred & George.... or maybe Molly

Do you knit, crochet, or both?
- I mostly just knit, but I did learn to crochet to make my daughter a teddy bear. I enjoyed it, just haven't made anything else yet.

What type of kit did you ask for?
- I couldn't decide.... but a fingerless mitts kit or a sock kit would be top on my list I think.

Acrylic— (a) has its uses, (b) should all be burned, (c) best yarn to work with? (choose an answer)
- Has its uses (great for kids toys!)

Who is the Gryffindor Head Girl ?
-Millicent Brocklehurst

Name four "extras" you would love to receive in your kit.
- Candy! ;-) - something for the new baby? - I don't know, I'm horrible about asking for stuff for myself.

What are your three most favorite scents?
- melon, vanilla, apple.... I like fruity or sweet scents rather than florals

Do you prefer salty or sweet snacks?
- sweet..... mmmmm, candy

Which Gryffindor and Slytherin students are sisters in real life?
- Emma Wigworthy and Lizzie Wychwood. (I think?)

Do you really need more stitch markers?
- Of course! Actually, I do have a lot now, but I really like getting new ones.

DPNs, circular, or straight?
- Circulars, with a long cord for magic loop.

Favorite yarn? Dream yarn?
- I'm still learning about what I like. I learned to knit with cheap acrylics, but I've been trying more natural fibers lately and I really like the difference. I'm open to suggestions!

Favorite HP Movie?
- Prisoner of Azkaban

Favorite HP character?
- Sirius Black.... although I change my mind about this question fairly often.

What is your favorite pattern?
- Hmmmm, I don't know!?