The Ilvermorny sorting quiz was an interactive featured added to Pottermore on 28 June 2016. Based on answers to a series of multiple-choice questions users are sorted into one of the four houses of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry: Thunderbird, Wampus, Horned Serpent, or Pukwudgie.[1]

Questions & choices

  • What's your preference?
    • Plot
    • Explore
  • Would you rather?
    • Hunt
    • Heal
  • Where would you least like to find yourself?
    • Imprisoned alone in a silent dungeon
    • Locked in a crowded cage, standing room only
    • In the dock in court, accused of a crime you did not commit
    • On the deck of a ship as the tidal wave comes over the horizon
    • Trapped in the attic as the house burns below you
    • On the rope bridge fraying over the canyon
    • Lost in the forest at night, eyes staring at you through the dark
  • I most value…
    • freedom
    • individuality
    • service
    • ambition
  • What would you exchange for your heart's desire?
    • Anything
    • That which I can afford to lose
    • Blood, sweat and tears
    • What it is worth
  • All I need is…
    • an opportunity
    • a little more time
    • some help
    • already inside me
  • Whose judgement do you most fear?
    • Nobody's
    • My own
    • My friends'
    • My family's
    • The world's
    • History's
  • Think of the question you would most like answered, by a person or an all-knowing being or device. Which of the following most closely resembles the answer you'd like to hear?
    • Without a shadow of a doubt
    • Never
    • Very soon
    • It is impossible
    • Yes
    • I will show you everything
    • Only if you agree
    • If you come with me
    • No, I didn't
    • You are
    • Yes, you may
    • Only once
    • If you want to
    • Forever
    • Not for many years

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