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[[File:OWLS 1996.jpg|thumb|250px|The 1996 Theory of Charms O.W.L. in progress.]]
 
'''Theory of Charms''' is part of the [[Ordinary Wizarding Level]]s examination taken in [[June]] by [[Wizardkind|students]] of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].<ref name="OOTP31">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 31 (''OWLs'')</ref> In [[1996]], the exam was scheduled for Monday morning, right after breakfast.<ref name="OOTP31"/> The book ''[[Achievements in Charming]]'' could be used to study for it.<ref name="OOTP31"/>
 
'''Theory of Charms''' is part of the [[Ordinary Wizarding Level]]s examination taken in [[June]] by [[Wizardkind|students]] of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].<ref name="OOTP31">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 31 (''OWLs'')</ref> In [[1996]], the exam was scheduled for Monday morning, right after breakfast.<ref name="OOTP31"/> The book ''[[Achievements in Charming]]'' could be used to study for it.<ref name="OOTP31"/>
 
==Known questions==
 
==Known questions==
#a) Give the [[incantation]] and <br/>b) Describe the [[Wand|wand movement]] required to [[Levitation Charm|make objects fly]].<ref name="OOTP31"/>
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*a) Give the [[incantation]] and <br/>b) Describe the [[Wand|wand movement]] required to [[Levitation Charm|make objects fly]].<ref name="OOTP31"/>
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*Identify [[Bat-Bogey Hex|the spell]] that causes [[Bogey|"bogies"]] ([[Great Britain|British]] slang for dried nasal mucus) to turn into [[bat]]s and attack thevictim. List significant historical moments.<ref name=prop>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' (see [[:File:TheoryofCharmsExam.jpg|this image]])</ref>
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*Give the correct name for the [[Shield Charm]]. [[Killing Curse|Which spell can it not deflect & why?]]<ref name=prop />
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*Identify [[Portus|the Charm]] which turns an object into a [[Portkey]], a device which transports the toucher to a desired destination. Describe what happens.<ref name=prop />
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*[[Peskipiksi Pesternomi|PESKIPIKSI PESTERNOMI]] - Is this a genuine Charm? If not conjure up the correct [[Latin]] terminology.<ref name=prop />
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*[[Muffliato Charm|MUFFLIATO]]. Describe this Charms action & suggest options for its Etymology.
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*What other effects does the [[Tickling Charm|RICTUSEMPRA CHARM]] invoke, apart from uncontrollable, unpreventable laughter? Give at least 2 examples.<ref name=prop />
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*Describe the complex interaction between the [[Locking Spell|Colloportus]] and [[Unlocking Charm|Alohomora]] spells.<ref name=prop />
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*Which spell causes [[Oppugno Jinx|animals or beings of lesser intelligence to attack when summoned]]? Give an example.<ref name=prop />
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*Which Charm does the [[Liberacorpus]] neutralize? What would be an alternative Spell to have the same effect?<ref name=prop />
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*[[General Counter-Spell|FINITE INCANTATEM]] - Does this End or Refine a Spell? Describe.<ref name=prop />
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*If [[Mobiliarbus|MOBILIARBUS]] and [[Mobilicorpus|MOBILICORPUS]] are variations of the same basic spell, identify the latin word that links them. Give an example of this charm in use.<ref name=prop />
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==Other questions==
 
==Other questions==
 
*[[Hermione Granger]] noted that [[Cheering Charm]]s 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]].<ref name="OOTP31"/>
 
*[[Hermione Granger]] noted that [[Cheering Charm]]s 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]].<ref name="OOTP31"/>
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]''
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Latest revision as of 17:29, July 10, 2013

OWLS 1996

The 1996 Theory of Charms O.W.L. in progress.

Theory of Charms is part of the Ordinary Wizarding Levels examination taken in June by students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.[1] In 1996, the exam was scheduled for Monday morning, right after breakfast.[1] The book Achievements in Charming could be used to study for it.[1]

Known questionsEdit

Other questionsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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