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'The Prisoner of Azkaban' - Differences
Harry Potter Book 3
"Whether it's the book or the movie, 'The Prisoner of Azkaban' serves up hours of entertainment. This quiz will ask you about some of the basic differences between the two."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
After Harry 'blew up' Aunt Marge, he took the Knight Bus to the Leaky Cauldron where he was met by Cornelius Fudge. Although timing was never clearly discussed, the impression was given that Ron and Hermione arrived the very next day. This is what happened in the movie. What was different in the book?
Harry didn't meet up with his friends until he got on the Hogwarts Express
Harry spent several days at the Leaky Cauldron before his friends arrived
Harry was escorted to the Leaky Cauldron on a broomstick
Hagrid took Harry to London on his flying motorcycle
In the movie, Harry, Ron and Hermione are the best of friends - the way they have been ever since their encounter with the troll in the first book. Is this also true in the book version of 'The Prisoner of Azkaban'?
In the book Harry receives a Firebolt and has absolutely no idea who sent it to him (although he does find out by the end of the book). In the movie the Firebolt is sent by the same person, but Harry knows who sent it when it arrives. Who did send it to Harry?
In the movie, when Ron, Harry and Hermione visit the Shrieking Shack, Harry is concealed by his Invisibility Cloak. Malfoy and friends come along, and Harry pelts them with snowballs, causing them to run away. What happens differently in the book?
The cloak slid off Harry's face and he was seen by Malfoy.
Ron gave Harry away by calling his name.
Harry didn't have the cloak with him.
Hermione gave Harry away by calling his name.
In the Three Broomsticks, Harry overhears the conversation about how Sirius Black betrayed his parents from underneath a table while Ron and Hermione try to hide him from discovery. Did this version occur in the book or in the movie?
(One Word - book or movie)
In the movie Hagrid brought only one Hippogriff to his first 'Care of Magical Creatures' class. Was this the same as in the book?
In the movie, Harry's books were purchased for him and waiting at the Leaky Cauldron. Who gave him the 'Monster Book of Monsters' in the book?
Harry bought it himself
Harry is examining the Marauder's Map when he sees Peter Pettigrew wandering the halls of Hogwarts. But how can this be? Peter was killed by Sirius Black. Harry gets out of bed to investigate and bumps into Snape. Snape makes him empty his pockets, thereby getting his hands on the Marauder's Map. Is this the series of events from the movie or the book?
(One Word - book or movie)
In the movie, the secret to immobilizing the Whomping Willow is to cast an immobilizing spell on it. Not knowing this, Harry and Hermione get bashed around a fair bit before they manage to follow Ron (who was being dragged by Sirius) through the secret passageway. How did they get past the Whomping Willow in the book?
Harry and Hermione were able to get in after Sirius, while the tree was still frozen
Crookshanks touched a special knot with his paws and the tree froze
Because they were hiding under Harry's Invisibility Cloak, the tree didn't know they were there
They got in exactly the same way that they did in the movie
How did Lupin and Sirius restrain Peter Pettigrew in the movie?
They tied him with rope
They used their own hands
They used magical rope from their wands
They used an immobilizing charm
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Compiled Jun 28 12