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{{dialogue a-b-a-b|Hermione|And what may I ask do you plan to do if this comes up in the final exam?|Ron|Copy off you?|No, you won't. Besides, according to [[Minerva McGonagall|Professor McGonagall]], we're to be given special quills bewitched with an anti-cheating spell.|That's insulting! It's as if they don't trust us!|[[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] in [[1991]]|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)}}
 
{{dialogue a-b-a-b|Hermione|And what may I ask do you plan to do if this comes up in the final exam?|Ron|Copy off you?|No, you won't. Besides, according to [[Minerva McGonagall|Professor McGonagall]], we're to be given special quills bewitched with an anti-cheating spell.|That's insulting! It's as if they don't trust us!|[[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] in [[1991]]|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)}}
   
An '''Anti-Cheating spell''' was a [[charm]]<ref name="ootp31" /> that prevented a person from cheating. These spells were used at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] on [[Quill|writing quills]] and [[parchment]] to prevent students from cheating during their final exams, as well as their [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.s]] and [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T.s]]. They could be circumvented with [[Cribbing Spell]]s.
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An '''Anti-Cheating spell'''<ref name="PS16">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' (''Chapter Sixteen - Through the Trapdoor'')</ref> was a [[charm]]<ref name="ootp31" /> that prevented a person from cheating. These spells were used at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] on [[Quill|writing quills]] and [[parchment]] to prevent students from cheating during their final exams, as well as their [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.s]] and [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T.s]]. They could be circumvented with [[Cribbing Spell]]s.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 20:49, March 22, 2013

Anti-Cheating Spell (cropped)
Anti-Cheating spell
Type

Charm[1]

Light

Purple

Effect

Prevents the students from cheating;
makes it impossible for the writing quills to write cheats

Hermione: "And what may I ask do you plan to do if this comes up in the final exam?"
Ron: "Copy off you?"
Hermione: "No, you won't. Besides, according to Professor McGonagall, we're to be given special quills bewitched with an anti-cheating spell."
Ron: "That's insulting! It's as if they don't trust us!"
Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley in 1991[src]

An Anti-Cheating spell[2] was a charm[1] that prevented a person from cheating. These spells were used at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on writing quills and parchment to prevent students from cheating during their final exams, as well as their O.W.L.s and N.E.W.T.s. They could be circumvented with Cribbing Spells.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 31
  2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Chapter Sixteen - Through the Trapdoor)

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