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Questions tagged [hermione-granger]

Questions about Hermione Granger, a heroine in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any relevant tags. Only use the tag when specifically asking questions about the character.

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Where does Hermione live?

Harry lives in 4 Privet Drive, Ron lives in The Burrow, and Sirius lives in 12 Grimmauld Place. But where do Hermione and her Muggle parents live?
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What was Hermione's dad's job?

I knew that he was a dentist in the movies, and I've read the books, but apparently, he either has a different job, or it's called different in the book... I want to know what this is, any answers die-...
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When Hermione removed her parents' memories, what happened to everyone else's memories of her?

So I understand she modified her parents' memories, but what happened to her other family? Did they remember her, or did she remove everyone's? It would be suspicious if parents suddenly refused to ...
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Why did Hermione modify her parents' memories before sending them to Australia?

At the start of DH, Hermione tells Harry and Ron that she modified her parents' memories. "I’ve also modified my parents' memories so that they’re convinced they’re really called Wendell and Monica ...
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Why did Hermione warn Umbridge not to insult the centaurs?

In The Order Of The Phoenix, Hermione takes Umbridge into the forest in order to get rid of her: We only came in here because we hoped you'd drive her off for us! - Hermione Yet when Umbridge ...
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How many times did the library fail Hermione?

Goblet of Fire Chapter 26 “There’s a way of doing it!” Hermione said crossly. “There just has to be!” She seemed to be taking the library’s lack of useful information on the subject as ...
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Is it plausible that Hermione forgot what she read in Hogwarts: A History?

Chamber of Secrets Chapter 9 Hermione emerged from between the bookshelves. She looked irritable and at last seemed ready to talk to them. “All the copies of Hogwarts, A History have ...
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How did Hermione go to classes with the Time-Turner if she couldn’t be seen?

If no one is supposed to see you when you use the Time-Turner, how did Hermione go to classes then? She obviously didn’t hide anywhere because Ron asked other students if she was in all classes, and ...
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Did Hermione Granger's front teeth grow back to their old size due to Gringotts' Thief's Downfall?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Draco Malfoy hexed Hermione's front teeth to grow to inhuman size, and Madame Pomfrey used a shrinking charm to fix them, shrinking them to smaller than their ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter use the Room of Requirement to secure some means of contacting Sirius Black?

Given that Harry Potter had been using the Room of Requirement for DA meetings in the 5th book and was aware that it would supply you with what you really needed (within the limits of what was ...
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How much older is Hermione Granger than she should be? [duplicate]

During J. K. Rowling's third Harry Potter book, The Prizoner of Azkaban, Hermione Granger makes extensive use of a Time Turner to be able to attend all of her classes. For this she travels back in ...
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Why was Hermione always late when she used the Time Turner?

There are multiple scenes in the PoA movie where Harry and Ron are startled by Hermione "appearing from nowhere" to chime in during a lesson. They would ask her where she came from, and she never gave ...
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How did Hermione become the Minister for Magic?

I don't like The Cursed Child at all, but since JKR has confirmed that it's canon, can someone tell me how Hermione ends up as Minister for Magic? It's quite evident that she probably has the ...
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Why did Harry Potter become a more powerful wizard than Hermione, given that she was a better student and learnt faster than Harry? [closed]

As a young student in Hogwarts, Hermione learnt much faster than Harry. She also was more hardworking. Any teacher would have placed a bet on Hermione on becoming a better wizard given her brilliance ...
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Why did Hermione grab Harry's wand?

When cornered in The Philosopher's Stone Hermione performs Alohomora to help them escape. But she does so using Harry's wand. Ducking under Peeves they ran for their lives, right to the end of the ...
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Who did Hermione share a dorm with?

Along the same lines as my other question about Hogwarts sleeping arrangements, I'm wondering if it's ever been revealed who Hermione shared a dorm with. Or whether it's possible to make an educated ...
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Did Hermione still have a crush on Lockhart in “Order of the Phoenix”?

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, it is understandable why Hermione has a crush on Gilderoy Lockhart: he was handsome, she was a little girl, so she had a fan-girl crush on him, like normal ...
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How come Hermione fancied Gilderoy Lockhart?

Hermione Granger was one of the brightest Hogwarts students of all time. She alone recognized Prof Lupin as a werewolf when Snape gave them an essay on werewolves. She knew that ministry was ...
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Why didn't Hermione get an Outstanding in her Defence Against the Dark Arts O.W.L.?

In her fifth year Hermione clearly knew the Defence Against the Dark Arts textbook, upon which the theory exam was partly based, back to front. “What is it this time, Miss Granger?” “I’ve already ...
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Is it known who the brightest student in Harry's year is after Hermione?

Throughout the books, Hermione Granger is referred to as being the brightest in her year. Apart from her, is it known who, if anyone, in her year does well in almost every class? Someone who could be ...
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Why does Hermione say she went looking for the troll?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Hermione is in the toilets when Harry and Ron lock in the troll. She lies and says that she went looking for the troll. Why? She could have just said that ...
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Why didn't the Trio use unforgiveable curses to destroy the Horcruxes? [duplicate]

Closely related: Could the Horcruxes be destroyed with Avada Kedavra? Also closely related: Fiendfyre to destroy Horcrux At one point, Hermione discovers that the only way to destroy a horcrux is ...
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Did Hermione ever see herself when she used the Time-Turner in Prisoner of Azkaban?

Since Hermione used the Time-Turner repeatedly during her third year, did she ever see her past self or other self accidentally when going to her classes?
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Why does Hermione love Arithmancy so much?

"Double Divination this afternoon," Harry groaned, looking down. Divination was his least favorite subject, apart from Potions. Professor Trelawney kept predicting Harry's death, which he found ...
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Why was Hermione allowed to leave the divination class?

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Hermione leaves the class of Professor Trelawney. There was no mention of any consequences or punishments received by Hermione for walking out of the ...
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What happened with the book of Potions-Making of the Half-Blood-Prince after Harry hid it in the Room of Requirement?

Harry got the book of the Half Blood Prince by the 6th Book. But when Harry uses the Sectumsempra spell on Draco Malfoy, he ran to the Room of Requirement and had finally decided to hide it there. But ...
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What's the first noticeable instance of Hermione showing the negative effects due to her timeturner use in the third year?

We know that through the entire year Hermione is using the time turner to attend multiple classes at the same time. Do we have a definitive moment when we can see the effects of this impacting her ...
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Why does Hermione dislike Professor Trelawney from the start?

In Prisoner of Azkaban "The falcon... my dear, you have a deadly enemy." "But everyone knows that, " said Hermione in a loud whisper. Professor Trelawney stared at her. "Well, they do," ...
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Why does Hermione claim to have never performed a Memory Charm? [duplicate]

Here she clearly states that she's never used Obliviate. "You're the boss," said Ron, sounding profoundly relieved. "But I've never done a Memory Charm." "Nor have I," said Hermione, "but I know ...
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Why didn't Hermione use her Dittany on Dobby when he was dying?

She DID have dittany in her bag. She used it to heal Ron. Why didn't she do the same for Dobby???
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Why didn't Hermione hide the Time-Turner better?

I'm speaking of the second Time-Turner she has had, in the Cursed Child. She, of all people, knew the dangers a Time-Turner could raise. "No!" said Hermione in a terrified whisper. "Don't you ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter marry Hermione?

I am confused about the marriage of Harry Potter and Ron's sister, and why he didn't marry Hermione. Any idea?
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Why did Hermione smell grass in the Amortentia?

In the chapter introducing Amortentia it's pointed out that each individual smells something different depending on what they're attracted by. "And the steam rising in characteristic spirals," said ...
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Why did Hermione use Levicorpus of all spells?

In this question, it was asked, why did Hermione whisper Levicorpus, instead of using it non-verbally. This is in the scene in The Deathly Hallows, where the trio are in the Lestrange Vault, trying to ...
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Why was Nick surprised at Hermione's ignorance of the Hogwarts elves?

Nearly-Headless Nick clearly presumes that knowledge of Hogwarts' huge house-elf population should be common knowledge to the average student when Hermione asks about them here: "There are house-...
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Why did Harry and Hermione arrive in the Entrance Hall after having used the Time-Turner in the hospital wing?

In the prisoner of Azkaban, after the events in the Shrieking Shack, Harry, Ron and Hermione are in the hospital wing. Dumbledore suggests they (Hermione & Harry) use the Time Turner to save more ...
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What clubs was Hermione involved in?

As there are several clubs like the "Charms Club", etc in Hogwarts, is there a canonical answer for the question: What clubs was Hermione involved in? I was more curious about Hermione, as she was a ...
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Did Hermione kill Fenrir Greyback?

Judging by the quote below, we see that Hermione shot some spell at Greyback that knocked him over and caused a great deal of pain on its own … ‘NO!’ shrieked Hermione, and with a deafening blast ...
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Was S.P.E.W. successful?

After the last Harry Potter book, was S.P.E.W. (the Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare) successful? I know that Hermione said that she wanted to "take S.P.E.W. further" when talking about ...
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Why did nobody else need a Time Turner?

In The Prisoner of Azkaban, Hermione forgets to go to Charms after going to whatever other class she has that day--Muggle Studies, Runes, or maybe Arithmancy. Whatever class it is that is always the ...
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Harry Potter after Hogwarts? [duplicate]

After Hogwarts, Harry and Ginny have children, but from what I remember, it doesn't mention what he does for a living, nor does it mention what Ron and Hermione do. At one point, I distinctly ...
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Why does pronunciation of spells matter?

Obviously, spells in Harry Potter can be cast nonverbally as well as verbally. In the first year Charms class, they haven't gotten up to nonverbal spells yet. But as they are trying to cast ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of Hermione?

When I first read the Harry Potter books at age 8 Hermione's name always vexed me. Now after seeing the movies I read her name as spoken in the movies, but did Rowling ever give us a phonetic ...
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Did Hermione cheat?

Ostensibly, cheating is a relatively significant infraction at Hogwarts, at the very least academically. In Philosopher's Stone it is revealed the quills and parchment used for exams are enchanted ...
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What is Hermione Granger's ethnicity?

In all of the Potter books, there appears to be only one reference to Hermione's skin colour: They were there, both of them, sitting outside Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor — Ron looking ...
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Why did Hermione stay with Harry and not leave with Ron?

In The Deathly Hallows (both the book as well as the movie), Ron gets corrupted by the power of the Locket's curse. He has a breakdown with Harry and decides to storm out and leave. At this point ...
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How and when did Hermione find out she's a witch?

Hermione Granger is muggle born. Her parents are dentists. While Harry wasn't muggle born, he was raised by muggles, which amounts to the same thing when it comes to being exposed to magic. Harry ...
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Why was Hermione not in Ravenclaw?

She's clearly the smartest person in her year, and the defining trait of Ravenclaw is intelligence. Why would she be in Gryffindor rather than Ravenclaw?
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How does Draco Malfoy know Hermione is Muggle-born?

In Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Draco calls Hermione 'a filthy little mudblood'. She never let slip she was muggleborn in the Philosopher's Stone book or film, so how does he know Hermione ...
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Did Hermione have an eidetic memory?

Did Hermione have what we would consider Eidetic memory? I think she didn't, because I think there's somewhere in the books where she says that she forgot something.