Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tuesday Trivia

Today we're gonna check out your Fairy Tale memories. Get ready:

1. Goldilocks ate up the mother bear's porridge. True or False?

2. In what year was "Sleeping Beauty" first published?

3. In the original fairy tale, the prince renames Thumbelina to what name?

4. What did Hansel and Gretel leave as a trail, in order to find their way home the second time?

5. What is the literal meaning of the name, Rumplestiltskin?
a. Wrinkled little man
b. Crazy little man
c. Little rattle stilt
d. Little name stealer

6. What color was the apple that the evil stepmother gave Snow White to eat?
a. white and red
b. red and yellow
c. green
d. red

7. Who published the original "Rapunzel" fairy tale?
a. The Grimm Brothers
b. Aarne Thompson
c. Aesop
d. Andrew Lang

8. In the tale of "Three Billy Goats Gruff," what lives under the bridge the goats must cross?
a. A goblin
b. A troll
c. A witch
d. A dragon

9. What were the names of the Three Little Pigs?
a. Oscar, Hamlet, Ribsy
b. Larry, Peter, Paul
c. Not mentioned
d. Twinkle, Winkle, Wrinkle

10. Who published "The Little Mermaid"?
a. Charles Perrault
b. Hans Christian Anderson
c. Charles Dickens
d. Jeanette Hassenpflug

11. "Beauty and the Beast" hails from what country?
a. Germany
b. England
c. Sweden
d. France

12. "Jack and the Beanstalk" is a well-known tale of a young man who deals with a giant at the end of a beanstalk. The giant usually said the following when a human was nearby: "Fee Fie Fo Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman..." Complete the saying:
a. Be he live or be he dead, I grind his bones for my bread.
b. He might be alive, or he might be dead, The less we speak of him, the better said.
c. If he's alive of if he's dead, he better not steal my gold or bread.
d. Is he alive? Is he dead? The answer is something I do dread.

13. How did the frog turn into a prince in the original telling of the Grimm Brothers' "Frog Prince"?
a. A wish of the princess changed him
b. She kisses him
c. The princess throws him against the wall in disgust
d. Her father the king commanded the change

14. In the Norwegian fairy tale, "The Princess on the Glass Hill" (Or Glass Mountain), what three objects does she hold?
a. Golden applies
b. A ruby, a diamond, an emerald
c. A sword, a crown, a staff
d. Silver pears

15. Pinocchio, from the Italian fairy tale by Carlo Collodi, does not appreciate the advice given by the talking cricket. What does he do to get the cricket to stop?
a. Traps him in a jar
b. buries him in the garden
c. throws a hammer at him
d. feeds him to a crow

Okay...no peeking, and EMAIL your answers to Miz Ging Thanks to Fun Trivia dot com for their creative genius and fun site. Next Tuesday, we're doing an actual authors Trivia search to find out about some of my friends. I'll give you clues and you have to come up with the answers. :)

The winner of today's challenge will receive a free download of my new release, Sparta Rose straight from Fictionwise.

1 comment:

Maryann Miller said...

Ginger, wish I had time to play, but I really do need to work. Maybe next trivia Tuesday you could post fewer questions? This was too much like a test in school :-)

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