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
Ilvermorny sorting-preference
Would you rather?
  • Hunt
  • Heal
A soulmate is…
  • out there somewhere
  • an illusion
  • a psychic twin
  • strong where I'm weak, weak where I'm strong
What would you least like to lose?
  • Reputation
  • Health
  • Luck
  • Dreams
  • Love
  • Hope
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
When will I learn…
  • to keep my mouth shut
  • to say no
  • to do things on time
  • the secret
Do you prefer to…
  • remember
  • experience
What jinx would you least like to experience?
  • A jinx that meant nothing was funny
  • A jinx that made all food taste like straw

A jinx that kept you constantly awake

  • A jinx that played music constantly in your head
  • A jinx that struck you dumb
  • A jinx that forced you to tell the truth
If I could I would never feel…
  • pain
  • fear
  • regret
  • shame
My best ideas…
  • get me in trouble
  • aren't appreciated enough
  • have changed my life
  • have gone to waste
Which is the better motto?
  • It is nobler to be deceived than to be mistrustful
  • Friends should not demand blind faith

Curses canot work without the victim's secret consent

  • True
  • False

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