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Fairy tales are not just for kids - and if you've read the original versions of many of them, you will realise that they were distinctly R-rated in content! Quizzes here are on the literary versions of the stories, not any movie or television adaptations.   

There are 61 quizzes and 610 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Haiku Fairy Tales Editor choice cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Calpurnia09, Dec 19 12

The Pi team has decided to branch out into writing haiku. See if you can use our little verses to identify the fairytale story or character.
Very Easy
Calpurnia09 gold member
Dec 19 12
4767 plays
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trivia quiz  MotherGoose's "Mother Goose" Quiz Editor choice cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 26 03

Most of the information for this quiz came from the Mother Goose Society website. This society was founded in 1987 to promote the tradition of Mother Goose rhymes and tales. (Note: this quiz is not for children).
Difficult
MotherGoose editor
Oct 26 03
5445 plays
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photo quiz  Grimm Tales Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Dec 26 14

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm gathered and published more than 200 fairy tales (of Germanic origin). How well do you know these ten?
Average
reedy gold member
Dec 26 14
3018 plays
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trivia quiz  Verdict: Guilty! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, heidi66, Dec 20 09

This is a quiz about all the criminal creatures running wild in the Grimm fairy tales. They are standing now at the court of law. There is just one verdict possible: guilty!
Average
heidi66 gold member
Dec 20 09
6828 plays
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trivia quiz  Yesterday I Saw a Swan new 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Kankurette, May 11 19

With their white feathers and graceful bodies, swans have inspired many a myth and fairy tale. Some of these stories are well-known, while others are more obscure.
Tough
Kankurette gold member
May 11 19
117 plays
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trivia quiz  How Grimm cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Nov 21 09

A quiz about the works of the Brothers Grimm, exploring some of their wonderful fairy tales. Thanks to kyleisalive for the author challenge!
Easy
Jennifer5 gold member
Nov 21 09
7089 plays
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trivia quiz  The Girl in the Glass Coffin cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Kankurette, May 31 18

The Snow White story, made famous by the Grimm brothers, has existed in many variations for hundreds of years. This quiz is not just about the story we know, but other regional variations too.
Tough
Kankurette gold member
May 31 18
180 plays
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photo quiz  They're at the Post! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 21 17

Or, to be more formal, they're at the post office. If you want to illustrate a quiz on folk and fairy tales, what better source of images than postage stamps!
Average
looney_tunes editor
Apr 21 17
573 plays
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photo quiz  Fairy Tales (Not For Kids) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 27 17

Many fairy tales and fables, as originally collected or written, were definitely not suitable for young children. Here are some examples.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Apr 27 17
1260 plays
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trivia quiz  What Other Tale is it Similar to? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ceduh, Oct 27 17

This quiz compares well-known fairytales to similar but perhaps more obscure ones.
Tough
Ceduh
Oct 27 17
222 plays
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trivia quiz  Fairy Tale Trivia cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, shs05, Dec 25 07

This quiz goes back to the roots of the original fairy tales. No Disney cheat sheets will work here.
Tough
shs05
Dec 25 07
9693 plays
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photo quiz  Once Upon A Time cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jan 01 15

Once upon a time a player took a quiz. Can you work out the names of these fairy tales from the photo clues given? Have fun.
Easy
Creedy gold member
Jan 01 15
3408 plays
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trivia quiz  Grimm: The Brothers and Their Tales cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, k_kenstein, Jun 21 08

The Brothers Grimm are responsible for some of the most recognizeable and loved tales in history. Following is a short quiz about the brothers and their works.
Tough
k_kenstein
Jun 21 08
4884 plays
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trivia quiz  Hungry Like the Wolf cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 12 13

This quiz is not about the Duran Duran song, nor is it about stories for children only. Folktales and fairy tales about wolves tap into fears of being devoured, literally or figuratively. Consider who's eating what (or whom) in these tales about wolves.
Tough
nannywoo gold member
Jan 12 13
939 plays
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trivia quiz  11 Pipers Piping cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Dec 14 16

The story popularly known in the English-speaking world as "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" has inspired numerous retellings, adaptations and allusions over the years. This quiz covers eleven literary treatments of this fabled legend.
Average
jmorrow editor
Dec 14 16
1536 plays
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match quiz  Nursery Rhymes cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, debodun, Jan 27 17

Match the description to the nursery rhyme character it depicts.
Easy
debodun
Jan 27 17
1506 plays
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match quiz  Match Up Fairy Tale Characters cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Feb 19 18

Can you match up these fairy story characters with the clues that apply to each? Have fun.
Easy
Creedy gold member
Feb 19 18
903 plays
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trivia quiz  Once Upon A Time, There Was A... cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Dec 26 12

These Fables, Folk Tales and Fairy Tales from around the world should be easy enough to analyze, based on the information given in each question. Hope you have fun! (Wikipedia was used as the source of information for this quiz.)
Easy
logcrawler gold member
Dec 26 12
3771 plays
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trivia quiz  Fabled Headlines cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, herbie_green, Oct 27 02

News Headlines give us the scoop in only a few words. Can you guess the fables, fairy tales, children's stories and nursery rhymes described by these headlines?
Very Easy
herbie_green
Oct 27 02
22803 plays
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trivia quiz  She Made Her Breakfast and the Bed cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, May 22 12

Did Goldilocks make her breakfast and the bed? Find out more in this quiz about "Goldilocks and the Three Bears".
Very Easy
Plodd
May 22 12
3312 plays
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trivia quiz  Italo Calvino's 'Italian Folktales' cool 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Kankurette, Apr 19 19

Italian writer Italo Calvino is best known for 'If on a winter's night a traveler', but he also gathered a collection of Italian folktales, some of which are greatly similar to the Brothers Grimm's stories. You might recognise some of them.
Difficult
Kankurette gold member
Apr 19 19
108 plays
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trivia quiz  What X Did Next cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, dellastreet, Dec 14 15

Mysterious strangers feature in many a fairy tale or fable. Here are a few of them to identify.
Very Easy
dellastreet gold member
Dec 14 15
1431 plays
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trivia quiz  The Moral of the Story is... cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, urubu715, Mar 03 13

I'm going to give you a short description of the fable in headline format, and you tell me what the moral of the story is.
Very Easy
urubu715
Mar 03 13
3441 plays
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trivia quiz  Religious Subjects in Fairytales cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ceduh, May 25 17

Many fairytales include religious (either Christian or non-Christian) subjects in them. Here are only a few of them.
Average
Ceduh
May 25 17
306 plays
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trivia quiz  Variations of "Cinderella" 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ceduh, Sep 15 13

This is about versions of the "Cinderella" fairytale from various cultures/countries. You may or may not have actually heard of these versions. If you don't know them, consider it a learning experience.
Tough
Ceduh
Sep 15 13
528 plays
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match quiz  If Snowmen Could Talk.... 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Ceduh, May 29 16

One of my favorite authors is Hans Christian Andersen. This quiz is about some of his fairytales. See if you can match them to my descriptions of them.
Very Easy
Ceduh
May 29 16
975 plays
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trivia quiz  What's the Right Fairytale? 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Kittenlove30, May 23 16

What is the right fairytale? Using the clues I give you, answer the questions in this quiz. This quiz may contain some content that appears kiddish, but most of it is about the original fairy-tales.
Very Easy
Kittenlove30
May 23 16
1482 plays
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trivia quiz  Disney Fairy Tales Vs. Classic Faery Tales 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, August, Mar 23 00

You think you know your Faery Tales? I'm not talking about those censored, for your viewing pleasure Disney cartoons you're thinking of, NO! I'm talking about the literature BEHIND the cartoons...So go ahead...enter the land of Snow White...If you dare.
Difficult
August
Mar 23 00
23052 plays
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trivia quiz  Goodnight Moon 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 14 10

"Goodnight Moon" is a well known American bedtime story. Here's a collection of Akbar-Birbal stories that are popular among children in India. Since they were passed down orally, there may be multiple versions of the same tale with minor variations.
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Feb 14 10
606 plays
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trivia quiz  Fabled Headlines 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, herbie_green, Oct 29 03

Read the headlines and guess the fable, fairy tale, or nursery rhyme.
Average
herbie_green
Oct 29 03
11769 plays
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