Special Sub-Topic: Sirius Black - the Awesome Hot Dog!
|Who are Sirius's parents?|
Orion and Walburga Black. Sirius Black was the son of Orion and Walburga. He was really different from the rest of his family. He detested the Dark Arts and was the only one from his family to be sorted into Gryffindor. He hated most of his family for they supported the dark wizard, Voldemort. Phineas Nigellus and Ursula Flint were the top most names mentioned in the family tree. Pollux and Irma Crabbe had three kids. These two are Sirius's maternal grandparents. Cygnus and Druella Rosier are the parents of Bellatrix, Narcissa, and Andromeda.
|What colour are Sirius's eyes?|
Grey. Sirius is known to have grey eyes. His hair colour is black, though.
|Which Marauder's name does Sirius Black go with?|
Padfoot. Sirius Black is known as Padfoot because he can transform into a dog. Prongs is James Potter, Moony is Remus Lupin, and Wormtail is Peter Pettigrew.
|In which book of the "Harry Potter" series did Sirius Black escape from Azkaban?|
The third book. Sirius Black was sent to Azkaban because the Mininstry said he was guilty of giving information to Lord Voldemort from which he got the whereabouts of James and Lily Potter and killed them. He was also accused of killing Peter Pettigrew and twelve innocent muggles on the street. But, all these crimes were committed by Peter Pettigrew. In "Prisoner of Azkaban", Sirius escaped by transforming into his animagus form, a dog, to search for Peter Pettigrew at Hogwarts and kill him.
|Who is Sirius Black's godson?|
Harry James Potter. Harry Potter found out that Sirius was his godfather, but at first he was unhappy about it because he thought Sirius was a criminal. Later he found out that Sirius was actually good and he also discovered that he had some sort of a family now. Sirius acted as a guardian for Harry and he also tried to protect him. Harry Potter was the Godfather of Teddy Lupin.
|Who was Sirius Black's best friend while he was at Hogwarts, and later too?|
James Potter. James and Sirius were the best of friend. Sirius was also James's best man in his wedding. Although Lily thought of Sirius and James as very mean people in the beginning, she finally came to like them as friends. James always remained Sirius's best friend. Later in the books, Sirius is known to compare Harry and James and sometimes he also thinks that Harry is James.
|What present did Sirius get Harry, in the third book, for Christmas?|
A Firebolt. Harry's Firebolt, which was given to him by Sirius, is one of his most prized possessions. Harry's Nimbus 2000 had broken during a Quidditch match, and seeing that Harry needed a broomstick, Sirius had gotten him the best one there was. At the time, Hermione had suspected that Sirius had gotten it for Harry to curse him because she didn't know that Sirius Black was innocent. It turned out he was the one who got the broomstick, but not to harm Harry in any way.
|What name was given to Sirius by the Quibbler where he was said to be a singer and not actually a criminal?|
Stubby Boardman. Stubby Boardman was the name given to Sirius Black. Apparently, Stubby Boardman was the lead singer of a musical group called The Hobgoblins. The Quibbler said that Stubby Boardman was actually Sirius Black in disguise. The Quibbler is always known to make up things and often say things that aren't really true.
|Which one of these is a nickname for Sirius Black?|
Snuffles. Snuffles is a nickname given to Sirius by Harry, Ron, and Hermione so that nobody finds out that they know where he is or know who they are talking about. Since Snape knew who Padfoot was, they suspected he might figure out he they talked about him, so they came up with Snuffles.
|Who killed Sirius Black?|
Bellatrix Lestrange. Bellatrix Lestrange was Sirius Black's cousin. In the Department of Mysteries, where the Death Chamber was, the Order of the Phoenix was fighting the Death Eaters. While Sirius and Bellatrix were fighting, one of her spells hit Sirius and he fell into the veil. He had disappeared forever and Harry was mad about that. He chased Bellatrix and tried to perform the Cruciatus Curse on her, but didn't succeed.
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