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Anti-cheating spell

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The Harry Potter Canon

Every year, I am afraid to say, seems to harbour at least one student who thinks that he or she can get around the Wizarding Examinations Authority's rules. I can only hope that it is nobody in Gryffindor.

-- McGonagall (OP31)

Anti-Cheating Spell/Charms

Various spells cast on quills and examination papers before exams.

References from the canon

  • Cast on quills before exams at Hogwarts (PS16).
  • McGonagall tells the Gryffindors before their O.W.L.s that "the most stringent anti-cheating charms have been applied to your examination papers. Auto-Answer Quills are banned from the examination hall, as are Remembralls, Detachable Cribbing Cuffs and Self-Correcting Ink ..." (OP31)


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