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All [[third year]] students at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] are required to complete a '''set of examinations''' to get into the [[fourth year]]. There is one exam for each subject.
 
All [[third year]] students at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] are required to complete a '''set of examinations''' to get into the [[fourth year]]. There is one exam for each subject.
   
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==Known exams==
 
==Known exams==
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===1994===
 
====Transfiguration====
 
====Transfiguration====
The exam included [[Teapot to tortoise|turning a teapot into a tortoise]].
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{{Quote| ''[...]'' comparing results and bemoaning the difficulty of the tasks they been set, which included turning a teapot into tortoise.|[[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
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This exam was said the contain difficult tasks, as when finished students emerged 'limp and ashen-faced'. The exam included [[Teapot to tortoise|turning a teapot into a tortoise]]. Some students tortoises; still had tails, could breathe steam, and had willow-patterned shells.
   
 
====Charms====
 
====Charms====
Was to perform the [[Cheering Charm]], among other [[spell]]s.
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{{Quote|[[Professor Flitwick]] did indeed test them on Cheering Charms.|[[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
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Was to perform the [[Cheering Charm]], [[Freezing Spell]], and others. Harry overdid his Cheering Charm and his partner ([[Ron]]) had to lead away to a quiet roon.
   
 
====Care of Magical Creatures====
 
====Care of Magical Creatures====
To keep a [[Flobberworm]] alive for an hour.
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To keep a [[Flobberworm]] alive for an hour. This exam was the easist exam any of them had ever taken and gave the Trio plenty of time to speak to [[Hagrid]].
   
 
====Potions====
 
====Potions====
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====Defence Against the Dark Arts====
 
====Defence Against the Dark Arts====
An obstacle course of [[Dark Arts|dark magical]] creatures which included wading across a deep paddling pool containing a [[grindylow]], a series of potholes full of [[Red Cap]]s, Squishing your way across a patch of marsh ignoring the misleading directions of a [[Hinkypunk]] then climbing into an old trunk and battle a [[Boggart]].
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{{Quote|[[Professor Lupin]] had complied the most unusual exam any of them had ever taken; a sort of obstacle course outside in the sun|Harry Potter|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
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[[File:DADAexam.png|thumb|right|300px|The obstacle course.]]
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An obstacle course of [[Dark Arts|dark magical]] creatures which included wading across a deep paddling pool containing a [[grindylow]], a series of potholes full of [[Red Cap]]s, Squishing your way across a patch of marsh ignoring the misleading directions of a [[Hinkypunk]] then climbing into an old trunk and battle a [[Third year Defence Against the Dark Arts exam Boggart|Boggart]].
   
 
====Divination====
 
====Divination====
Included looking into a [[crystal ball]] and being able to distinguish what could be seen.
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{{Quote|She's seeing us separately,... Have either of you ever seen ''anything'' in a [[Crystal Ball]]?|[[Neville Longbottom]] to Harry and Ron|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
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Included looking into a [[crystal ball]] and being able to distinguish what could be seen. Both [[Harry Potter]] and [[Ronald Weasley]] chose to simply make something up. Harry's prediction, of a [[hippogriff]] flying away, turned out to be accurate. As nobody was mentioned as having failed the exam despite several students admitting they were just making things up, it is likely that anyone who at least pretended to see something would have been given a pass.
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====Muggle Studies====
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Presumably theoretical; [[Hermione Granger]] was known to have scored 320%.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]''
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*''[[Pottermore]]''
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 23:15, April 18, 2014

All third year students at Hogwarts are required to complete a set of examinations to get into the fourth year. There is one exam for each subject.

1994 timetableEdit

Monday: Transfiguration, Charms, Arithmancy and Study of Ancient Runes.

Tuesday: Care of Magical Creatures, Potions, Astronomy.

Wednesday: History of Magic, Herbology.

Thursday: Defence Against the Dark Arts, Divination, Muggle Studies.

Known examsEdit

1994Edit

TransfigurationEdit

" [...] comparing results and bemoaning the difficulty of the tasks they been set, which included turning a teapot into tortoise."
Harry Potter[src]

This exam was said the contain difficult tasks, as when finished students emerged 'limp and ashen-faced'. The exam included turning a teapot into a tortoise. Some students tortoises; still had tails, could breathe steam, and had willow-patterned shells.

CharmsEdit

"Professor Flitwick did indeed test them on Cheering Charms."
Harry Potter[src]

Was to perform the Cheering Charm, Freezing Spell, and others. Harry overdid his Cheering Charm and his partner (Ron) had to lead away to a quiet roon.

Care of Magical CreaturesEdit

To keep a Flobberworm alive for an hour. This exam was the easist exam any of them had ever taken and gave the Trio plenty of time to speak to Hagrid.

PotionsEdit

To brew a Confusing Concoction.

History of MagicEdit

May have included questions on Witch Hunts.

Defence Against the Dark ArtsEdit

"Professor Lupin had complied the most unusual exam any of them had ever taken; a sort of obstacle course outside in the sun"
—Harry Potter[src]
DADAexam
The obstacle course.
Seth CooperAdded by Seth Cooper

An obstacle course of dark magical creatures which included wading across a deep paddling pool containing a grindylow, a series of potholes full of Red Caps, Squishing your way across a patch of marsh ignoring the misleading directions of a Hinkypunk then climbing into an old trunk and battle a Boggart.

DivinationEdit

"She's seeing us separately,... Have either of you ever seen anything in a Crystal Ball?"
Neville Longbottom to Harry and Ron[src]

Included looking into a crystal ball and being able to distinguish what could be seen. Both Harry Potter and Ronald Weasley chose to simply make something up. Harry's prediction, of a hippogriff flying away, turned out to be accurate. As nobody was mentioned as having failed the exam despite several students admitting they were just making things up, it is likely that anyone who at least pretended to see something would have been given a pass.

Muggle StudiesEdit

Presumably theoretical; Hermione Granger was known to have scored 320%.

AppearancesEdit

See alsoEdit


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