Special Sub-Topic: Dumbledore's Army
|Which student impersonated Professor Umbridge in the Hog's Head?|
Ginny Weasley. Ginny impersonated Umbridge to break up an argument between Luna Lovegood and Hermione.
|Which students suggested names for the group?|
Angelina, Fred, Cho and Ginny. Angelina wanted the group to call themselves the "Anti Umbridge League". Fred wanted "The Ministry of Magic Are Morons Group". Cho suggested the "Defence Association" or "DA" so they could refer to it outside meetings. Ginny suggested they make the letters "DA" stand for "Dumbledore's Army"
|What was Angelina Johnson's main concern about the DA meetings?|
She didn't want them to interfere with Quidditch practice.. The DA hardly got to meet just before the Gryffindor/Slytherin match because Angelina made her team practice every night.
|Which charm did Neville master faster than all other DA members apart from Hermione?|
Shield Charm. Harry taught the shield charm just after Neville's parents attackers escaped from Azkaban. Neville responded to this news by working harder than anyone else.
|Which curse did Parvati Patil excel at?|
Reductor curse. Parvati reduced a table to dust with her reductor curse.
|What shape did Cho Chang's patronus take?|
A swan. Hermione's patronus is an otter.
|Where did Katie Bell suggest the group hold their meetings?|
The library. Harry turned this down thinking that Madam Pince wouldn't want them practicing jinxes in the library. Sirius suggested the Shrieking Shack.
|Who was forbidden by their mother to take part in the DA?|
Ron Weasley. When Sirius talks to Harry, Ron and Hermione in the Gryffindor fire he passes on a message from Mrs Weasley forbidding Ron to be in the DA. Ron takes part anyway. Mrs Weasley also advised Harry and Hermione not to proceed with the group, but she could not actually prevent them from doing so. There is no mention of Mrs Weasley trying to stop Fred, George and Ginny from joining the DA.
|What did Hermione's fake Galleons do when Harry set the date of the DA meetings?|
They became hot. Hermione put a Protean charm (N.E.W.T level) on Harry's Galleon so when he changed the dates on his coin all the others would change too.
|Where would you find the room of requirement?|
7th floor near the tapestry of Barnabas the Barmy. Barnabas the Barmy tried to train trolls for the ballet and got clubbed. There is a secret passage out of Hogwarts hidden behind Gregory the Smarmy (mentioned in the Philosophers Stone chapter 9)
his corridor is also the site of Fred and George's swamp.
|Who is the youngest DA member?|
Dennis Creevey. Dennis was only a second year so technically he shouldn't have been allowed to meet Harry in the Hog's head.
|Who suggested Harry as leader of the DA?|
Cho Chang. The rest of the group voted unanimously on this motion.
|Which DA member does not have a relative employed by the Ministry of Magic?|
Dean Thomas. Marietta's mother works in the Department of Magical Transportation, Floo Network Panel and had been watching the Hogwarts Fires. Susan Bones' aunt is Amelia Bones head of the Department of Magical Law enforcement. Arthur Weasley is in the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts office. Dean Thomas is muggle born and therefore has no family working for the ministry.
|How many meetings did Seamus Finnigan attend?|
one. Seamus did not join the DA at first because he thought Harry was lying about Voldemort. He changed his mind after reading Harry's interview in the Quibbler and came to his first meeting soon after. Unfortunately this was when Umbridge found out what they were doing and the group was forced to disband.
|Who turned traitor to the group?|
Marietta Edgecombe. Marietta told Umbridge about the DA and suffered for it. When Hermione's jinx was activated the word "SNEAK" was written across her face.
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