Theory of Charms is part of the Ordinary Wizarding Levels examination taken in June by students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In 1996, the exam was scheduled for Monday morning, right after breakfast. The book Achievements in Charming could be used to study for it.
- a) Give the incantation and
b) Describe the wand movement required to make objects fly.
- Identify the spell that causes "bogies" (British slang for dried nasal mucus) to turn into bats and attack thevictim. List significant historical moments.
- Give the correct name for the Shield Charm. Which spell can it not deflect & why?
- Identify the Charm which turns an object into a Portkey, a device which transports the toucher to a desired destination. Describe what happens.
- PESKIPIKSI PESTERNOMI - Is this a genuine Charm? If not conjure up the correct Latin terminology.
- MUFFLIATO. Describe this Charms action & suggest options for its Etymology.
- What other effects does the RICTUSEMPRA CHARM invoke, apart from uncontrollable, unpreventable laughter? Give at least 2 examples.
- Describe the complex interaction between the Colloportus and Alohomora spells.
- Which spell causes animals or beings of lesser intelligence to attack when summoned? Give an example.
- Which Charm does the Liberacorpus neutralize? What would be an alternative Spell to have the same effect?
- FINITE INCANTATEM - Does this End or Refine a Spell? Describe.
- If MOBILIARBUS and MOBILICORPUS are variations of the same basic spell, identify the latin word that links them. Give an example of this charm in use.
- Hermione Granger noted that Cheering Charms were covered, although she did not feel that she did justice to them, and thought that she should have included the counter-charm for hiccoughs.
- A question twenty-three existed, on which Hermione also felt she did not do well.
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)