Think you are a fairy expert? Try your hand at these fairy tale trivia questions to see if you are the ultimate fairy expert!
Do you love fairytale endings? Fairy tales are some of the best stories. They make childhoods magical and adventurous. Test your folklore knowledge with these fairy tale trivia questions. Perfect to use with friends and family or at raiy day recess.
Fairy Tale Trivia for Kids
Fairy tales or folklore, fables, myths, and legends are told all over the world. They have been shared with children for centuries to entertain and teach. These classic tales still exist today, and many have been recreated into modern versions to continue to take children on magic carpet rides.
Trivia games are another entertaining tool for teaching and fun. Kids love to learn and share their knowledge.
Trivia is a great game to play with the family. Playing together helps builds family relationships and creates a fun environment. These are also excellent tools for the classroom.
It is important to create a fun environment by making sure things don’t get too competitive. We want it to be adventurous and not a tragedy. The goal is for everyone to have a magical time while playing and trying to guess the correct answer. One way to do that is to encourage and help each other out.
Games like trivia can help teach children to learn that they can be little elf helpers or fairy godmothers, too, by helping someone else.
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How to Play Trivia With Kids
These Fairy Tale Trivia questions are all spellbound for you. With a click our your wand (or mouse), you will be ready to play to play in no time. Just download, print, and start playing!
Once you print, you can choose to divide into teams, play as a group, or an individual.
One team will read the questions to the other team. Or you can have a head wizard read the questions to both teams of the group. If you do not have teams, you can have the person on your right read the questions to you.
You will then set a 1-minute timer for each question. If you choose to keep score, just give a point for every question that a player or team gets right.
Tips for Playing Trivia
Here are some tips to keep things running smoothly.
- Explain the rules before starting by explaining how long you will play, how the game will be played, and how the winner will be decided.
- It is easier to have the questions printed for quick reference so you don’t have to keep scrolling your phone or accidentally see the answer for the next question.
- Keep the score where everyone can see it.
- Have the timer where everyone can see it.
- If you choose, have the option to call a magical creature for help with 1 question per team throughout the game.
- Keep it light and fun so everyone has a good time.
Fairy Tale Trivia
Q: In the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, how did the evil witch poison Snow White?A: With an apple
Q: Which of these fairy tale characters loses a shoe?A: Cinderella
Q: In the fairy tale about the princesses who dance all night, who discovers their secret?A: A soldier
Q: In the fairy tale version of Bluebeard, what does bluebeard’s wife try to clean?A: A key
Q: In which popular story would you find a talking cricket?A: Pinocchio
Q: The character of Maleficent appears in which fairy tale?A: Sleeping Beauty
Q: In the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, which of these items is not an item that Jack stole from the giant?A: A sword
Q: In the Grimm’s German fairy tale, what was the name of the person who imprisoned Rapunzel?A: Dame Gothel
Q: In the classic version of Cinderella, how many stepsisters does she have?A: Two
Q: What did the seven dwarves do for a living?A: Miners
Q: In the tale of “Rumplestiltskin”, what does the miller’s daughter do?A: Spins straw into gold
Q: In the story of the “Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Anderson, where does the Queen live?A: The Alps
Q: Whom does Little Red Riding Hood want to visit?A: Her grandmother
Q: In the most popular version of the story, “Beauty and the Beast,” what happens to Beauty’s sisters?A: They are transformed into statues
Q: What kind of creature is Thumbelina expected to marry after she is kidnapped?A: A frog
Q: In the fairy tale version of Bluebeard, what is Bluebeard’s wife told not to do?A: Open a small room
Q: In the story of the “Bremen Town Musicians,” which of these animals is not found in the story?A: Owl
Q: In Hans Christians Anderson’s story the “Snow Queen,” what do the Queen’s tears turn intoA: Flower
Q: In the original story, Hansel and Gretel get assistance from what kind of creature on their way home from the witch’s home?A: A duck
Q: In the story of the dancing princesses, how many princesses were there?A: 12
Q: What were the Brothers Grimm’s first names?A: Jacob and Wilhelm
Q: When was Beauty and the Beast written?A: 1740
Q: Who knows how to spin straw into gold?A: Rumpelstiltskin
Q: Which fairy tale inspired Disney’s “Frozen”?A: The Snow Queen
Q: Why did Sleeping Beauty fall asleep?A: She pricked her finger on an enchanted spinning wheel
Q: Whose porridge does Goldilocks eat?A: The three bears
Q: What does the name ‘Pinocchio’ mean?A: Pine eyes
Q: Who wrote ‘The Little Mermaid’?A: Hans Christian Andersen
Q: Who lives under the bridge in the Three Billy Goats Gruff?A: A troll
Q: What did the wicked wolf disguise himself as in the story of Red Riding Hood?A: A grandmother
Q: The 2013 film “Frozen” is based on a story by this fairy tale master.A: Hans Christian Andersen
Q: What is the name of the young girl in “The Snow Queen”?A: Gerda
True or False: In the original “Cinderella” fairy tale, the wicked stepsisters finally get what they deserve for their bad behavior.A: True
Q: In what country did the story of Cinderella originate?A: Germany
Q: What was Sleeping Beauty’s name in the fairy tale version of the story?A: Talia
Q: Who awakens Sleeping Beauty in the original fairy tale?A: Her baby
Q: What country did the tale of Pinocchio originate in?A: Italy
Q: What happened to the talking cricket in the “Pinocchio” fairy tale?A: Killed by Pinocchio
Q: How old are the earliest written versions of “The Thousand and One Nights”?A: 9th century
True or False: In the fairy tale version of “Aladdin,” the plucky street urchin is killed by the genie.A: False
Q: How many thieves did Ali Baba have to deal with to get his hands on the treasure?A: 40
Q: Where do the 40 thieves hide when trying to trick Ali Baba?A: Oil jars
Q: How many voyages does Sinbad undertake?A: Seven
Q: What classic fairy tale was written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont?A: “Beauty and the Beast”
Q: What grew into the tiny girl Thumbelina?A: Barley seeds
Q: True or False: The Little Mermaid marries the prince in the fairy tale version of the story.A: False
Q: How do Hansel and Gretel kill the witch?A: Burn her in the oven
Q: What creature had entirely too much leisure time compared to the hardworking ants?A: Grasshopper
Q:What country were Asbjornsen and Moe from?A: Norway
Q: True or False: The frog is one of the “Bremen Town Musicians”.A: False
Q: Where did the tale of “Cannatella” originate?A: Italy
Q: What country has tales centered around a sea ghost named Draugen?A: Norway
Q: What creature eats Tom Thumb in the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm?A: Wolf
Q: True or False: In the Brothers Grimm version of “Snow White,” the dwarves have no names.A: True
Q: What happens to the wicked queen in the “Snow White” fairy tale?A: Dances to death
Q: What are “The Emperor’s New Clothes” made of?A: Nothing
True or False: In the Brothers Grimm story, Rapunzel pulls her prince into the tower, and they live happily ever after.A: False
Q: What country did “The Bear Prince” originate in?A: Mexico
Q: What kills the frog-woman in a traditional Spanish fairy tale?A: Chicken bones
Q: What does the second pig build his house out of in The Three Little Pigs?A: Wood
Q: Who tricks The Gingerbread Man by offering to carry him across the river?A: The fox
Q: What does Jack exchange for the magic beans in Jack and the Beanstalk?A: A cow
Q: What is the witch’s house made from in Hansel and Gretel?A: Cakes and Sweets
Q: What does Cinderella leave behind in her rush to leave the ball?A: Her glass slipper
Q: Where is Rapunzel trapped by the witch?A: A tower
Q: Which of the following flowers is mentioned in “The Snow Queen”?A: Rose
Q: What was turned into a golden carriage in the “Cinderella” fairy tale?A: A pumpkin
True or False: Hans Christian Andersen wrote a version of a fairy tale about the young girl in a red hood and a Big Bad Wolf.A: False
Q: Who saves Thumbelina from a marriage with the mole?A: A swallow
Q: Why does the nose of Pinocchio keep growing during his lifetime?A: It grows when he lies
Q: What is the name of the collection of stories about Brother Rabbit?A: “The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit”
Q: What were the names of the kids in “The Snow Queen” fairytale?A: Gerda and Kai
Q: When does the story in “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” begin?A: On Christmas Eve
Q: Where does the narrator meet a young boy named “the little prince”?A: In a middle of Sahara desert
Q: What was the reason princess fell asleep in Grimm’s version of the “Sleeping Beauty”?A: A spindle
Q: In the original fairy tale the prince renames Thumbelina to what name?A: Maia
Q: How many years did sleeping beauty have to sleep until a king’s son came to her?A: 100
Q: What was the prince Rumpelstiltskin demanded of the miller’s daughter to spin the straw into gold?A: Her first born child
Q: What was the profession of the pied piper?A: Rat catcher
Q: Who rescues Red Riding Hood and Grandmother?A: Lumberjack
Q: The character of Maleficent appears in which fairy tale?A: Sleeping Beauty
Q: What happened to “The Ugly Duckling”?A: It became a swan
Q: In the story of “The Princess and The Pea” how many mattresses did she sleep on?A: 20
Q: In “The Beauty and The Beast”, the Beast gave a magic mirror to her so that she could do what?A: See her family
Q: When Snow White died, what material did the 7 Dwarfs make her coffin out of?A: Glass
Q: In the story of “Ali Baba and the 40 thieves”, what was Ali Baba’s occupation?A: Wood gatherer
Q: In the Grimm version of Cinderella, what is the slipper made of?A: Gold
Q: What did Rapunzel’s father take from the evil enchantress’ garden?A: Rampion
Q: In Andersen’s fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea”, a young woman arrives at the royal family’s gate and claims to be a real princess. Who decides to test the validity of her claim by placing a pea under her mattresses?A: The Queen
Q: Who takes Hansel and Gretel to the forest and abandons them there in Grimm’s classic fairy tale?A: Their father
Q: In what fairy tale does a curious wife find the dead bodies of her husband’s previous wives?A: Bluebeard
Q: What popular fairy tale is not a recorded folktale, but an original work?A: The Emperor’s New Clothes
Q: Why does Belle have to live in the castle with the Beast in the fairy tale “The Beauty and the Beast”?A: because her father picked up a flower from the Beast’s garden
Q: What are the names of the Princess and the Prince in the 1959 Disney animated feature, based on Charles Perrault classic tale “Sleeping Beauty”?A: Aurora and Philip
Q: What diminutive fairy tale character encounters a toad, a beetle, a mouse, a mole and a swallow?A: Thumbelina
Q: Who blew down the three little pigs houses?A: The Big Bad Wolf
Q: In what story do they say, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?”A: Snow White
Q: What does Jack climb up the beanstalk to find?A: The giant
Q: What did the Grimm brothers do?A: They created a fairytale collection
Q: How does Aladdin travel?A: Magic Carpet
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