From 'Cinderella' to 'The Bear Prince': International Fairy Tales Quiz
Every culture has its fairy tales to teach and entertain, but you may be surprised to learn how the themes of these stories transcend borders. Take our quiz to see how much you know about tales from nations near and far.
The 2013 film "Frozen" is based on a story by this fairy tale master.
Hans Christian Andersen
What is the name of the young girl in "The Snow Queen"?
True or false: In the original "Cinderella" fairy tale, the wicked stepsisters finally get what they deserve for their bad behavior.
In what country did the story of Cinderella originate?
What was Sleeping Beauty's name in the fairy tale version of the story?
Who awakens Sleeping Beauty in the original fairy tale?
What country did the tale of Pinocchio originate in?
What happened to the talking cricket in the "Pinocchio" fairy tale?
lived happily ever after
married and had baby crickets
killed by Pinocchio
How old are the earliest written versions of "The Thousand and One Nights"?
True or false: In the fairy tale version of "Aladdin," the plucky street urchin is killed by the genie.
How many thieves did Ali Baba have to deal with to get his hands on the treasure?
Where do the 40 thieves hide when trying to trick Ali Baba?
piles of hay
How many voyages does Sinbad undertake?
What classic fairy tale was written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont?
"Beauty and the Beast"
What grew into the tiny girl Thumbelina?
Who wrote "The Little Mermaid"?
Hans Christian Andersen
Basile of Naples
True or false: The Little Mermaid marries the prince in the fairy tale version of the story.
How do Hansel and Gretel kill the witch?
hit her with a chair
bury her alive
burn her in the oven
What creature had entirely too much leisure time compared to the hardworking ants?
What country were Asbjornsen and Moe from?
Where did the tale of "Cannatella" originate?
Which of the following was NOT one of the "Bremen Town Musicians"?
What country has tales centered around a sea ghost named Draugen?
What creature eats Tom Thumb in the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm?
True or false: In the Brothers Grimm version of "Snow White," the dwarves have no names.
What happens to the wicked queen in the "Snow White" fairy tale?
shot by an arrow
dances to death
eaten by wolves
What are "The Emperor's New Clothes" made of?
True or false: In the Brothers Grimm story, Rapunzel pulls her prince into the tower, and they live happily ever after.
What country did "The Bear Prince" originate in?
What kills the frog-woman in a traditional Spanish fairy tale?