Can you correctly identify the Harry Potter characters from 19 quotes?

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Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe star in Harry Potter (Ian West/PA) (PA Archive)
Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe star in Harry Potter (Ian West/PA) (PA Archive)

Schoolboy Eli Chmelik has set the Guinness World Record for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film quotes within 60 seconds.

Here are the 19 quotes from which the 11-year-old correctly identified the characters:

Quotes

1. Dobby is used to death threats sir. Dobby gets them five times a day at home.

2. I want to commit the murder I was imprisoned for.

3. Are you insane? Of course, I want to leave the Dursleys. Have you got a house? When can I move in?

4. Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.

Eli Chmelik is a Guinness World Record holder (Joe Gideens/PA) (PA Wire)
Eli Chmelik is a Guinness World Record holder (Joe Gideens/PA) (PA Wire)

5. Keep everybody in their seats, a boy has just been killed.

6. Just because it’s taken you three years to notice Ron, doesn’t mean no-one else has spotted I’m a girl.

7. Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.

8. Fame is a fickle friend, Harry. Celebrity is as celebrity does. Remember that.

9. Why, dear boy, we don’t send wizards to Azkaban just for blowing up their aunts.

10. I’ve always wanted to use that spell.

11. Yer a wizard Harry.

12. He can run faster than Severus Snape confronted with shampoo.

13. I think we’ve outgrown full-time education. Time to test our talents in the real world, d’you reckon?

14. There is no need to call me ‘sir’, Professor.

15. Honestly, am I the only person who’s ever bothered to read Hogwarts: A History?

16. You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant … but scary.

17. Enemies of the heir, beware. You’ll be next, Mudbloods.

18. I’m going to kill you, Harry Potter. I’m going to destroy you. After tonight, no-one will ever again question my power.

19. Training for the ballet, Potter?

Answers

1. Dobby2. Sirius Black3. Harry Potter4. Luna Lovegood5. Cornelius Fudge6. Hermione Granger7. Nearly Headless Nick8. Gilderoy Lockhart9. Cornelius Fudge10. Minerva McGonagall11. Rubeus Hagrid12. Fred Weasley13. Fred Weasley14. Harry Potter15. Hermione Granger16. Ron Weasley17. Draco Malfoy18. Voldemort19. Draco Malfoy

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