For Your Eyes Only: Answers to the Advance Guard Quiz!

Confidential

Here’s your official debriefing on the Advance Guard Quiz– How many answers did you unearth on your own?

1. Before the security detail takes Harry away, they await an all clear signal.  What was the signal?

A shower of wand sparks

2. Who is the leader of the security detail that exfiltrates Harry from the Dursley’s?

Mad-Eye Moody

3. What does the leader of the security detail rescuing Harry from the Dursley’s have everyone do on the journey on their brooms to make sure they aren’t being followed?

They double-back

4. What “eyes-only” document does Harry read before first entering headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix?

A note from Dumbledore

5. Provide the address of the Order of the Phoenix safe house.

Number Twelve Grimmauld Place.

6. Name the device invented by the Weasley twins to listen in on conversations.

Extendable Ears.

7. What counter-measure is used by Mrs. Weasley to prevent her twin boys from listening with their listening device?

an Imperturbable Charm

8. What does Ginny Weasley use to determine if Mrs. Weasley’s counter-measure is being used?

Dungbombs

9. Which member of the Weasley family in the fifth book totally accepts the Ministry of Magic’s party line?

Percy Weasley

10. What publication spent the whole summer before Harry’s fifth year publishing a disinformation campaign against Harry?

The Daily Prophet

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The Advance Guard: A Harry Potter Quiz

 

 

 

The Advance Guard

Last week was the first Harry Potter and the Art of Spying quiz. The answers were released Friday. How did you do? This week’s quiz covers Harry’s trip from number 4 Privet Drive to the Order of the Phoenix safe house. Would you have made a good agent for his security detail?

  1. Before the security detail takes Harry away, they await an all-clear signal.  What was the signal?
  2. Who is the leader of the security detail that exfiltrates Harry from the Dursley’s?
  3. What does the leader of the security detail rescuing Harry from the Dursley’s have everyone do on the journey on their brooms to make sure they aren’t being followed?
  4. What “eyes-only” document does Harry read before first entering headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix?
  5. Provide the address of the Order of the Phoenix safe house.
  6. Name the device invented by the Weasley twins to listen in on conversations.
  7. What counter-measure is used by Mrs. Weasley to prevent her twin boys from listening with their listening device?
  8. What does Ginny Weasley use to determine if Mrs. Weasley’s counter-measure is being used?
  9. Which member of the Weasley family in the fifth book totally accepts the Ministry of Magic’s party line?
  10. What publication spent the whole summer before Harry’s fifth year publishing a disinformation campaign against Harry?

P.S. You may be able to find hints in other Art of Spying blog posts or by following Art of Spying on Twitter!

Top Secret Answers to Monday’s Quiz!

Harry Potter Trivia

On Monday we published the first of our weekly quizzes about the art of spying tidbits that can be found throughout the Harry Potter series. Here it is again with the answers!

1. Name the squib assigned as a sleeper agent to look after Harry when he was at the Dursley’s house over the summer.

Arabella Doreen Figg 

2. Name two open-source mediums Harry uses in the summer between his fourth and fifth year at Hogwarts to determine if Sirius Black has been captured.

Muggle television news reports and the Daily Prophet 

3. Who was assigned to watch over Harry at the beginning of book 5 but left his post because of a “very good business opportunity”?

Mundungus Fletcher 

4. Name the special communication device that is on Harry at all times.

His scar. 

5. What is it that makes number four, Privet Drive a safe house for Harry?

The charm created between his mother’s blood that protects him. 

6. What was the cover story the Dursley told Harry as to how his parents had died?

  In an automobile accident. 

7. What is the name of the school that Harry supposedly attended, used as a cover story by the Dursley’s for their neighbors?

St. Brutus’s Secure Center for Incurably Criminal Boys

8. What is the name of the security squad that comes to take Harry away from Privet Drive after being attacked by the dementors?

The advance guard

9. Before Harry is taken from the Dursley’s in book 5 he is asked a security question to make sure he is the real Harry Potter – what was he asked?

What form does your Patronus take?

10. Tonks used disinformation to get the Dursley’s to leave their home on the evening that Harry is rescued from the home. What did the Dursleys think they were leaving for?

To receive the All-England Best-Kept Suburban Lawn

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