What’s Your Fairy Tale IQ?

Fairy tales have permeated human history for centuries. Do you think you know these classic fairy tales better than most? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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In the original telling of "The Little Mermaid," how does the mermaid suffer?
Walking on new limbs is very painful
She is forced to cut her flowing hair
Human voices sound strange to her
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At the end of Grimm's "Cinderella," what comeuppance do the step sisters receive?
They're both old maids
They're both made blind
They are banished from the kingdom
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How does the Evil Queen die in the Grimm version of "Snow White?"
She has a heart attack after seeing Snow White alive
She wears very hot iron shoes that she dances in until she dies
She accidentally eats a poison apple
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Rapunzel's prince suffers what fate in the Grimm version of the fairy tale?
He is forced to marry the witch
He is blinded
He's killed
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What character gets kidnapped, sentenced to prison and beat up in their fairy tale?
Cinderella
Pinocchio
Rapunzel
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What lessons are "Little Red Riding Hood" meant to teach?
Little girls shouldn't flirt
Always leave a note
Grandmas cannot be trusted
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What does the Evil Queen do with (what she thinks is) Snow White's heart?
Eats it
Stomps on it
Wears it as a necklace
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What does Cinderella's stepmother make one daughter do in Cinderella?
Pretend to be cinderella
Fake a pregnancy
Cut off part of her foot so it fits in the slipper
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What does Rumpelstiltskin want from the Miller's daughter?
Her first born child
A promotion
A better house
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In Hans Christian Anderson's original telling of "The Snow Queen," who is kidnapped by the queen?
A raccoon
A little boy
A princess
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Charles Perrault wrote a fairy tale called "Blue Beard," wherein a wife is punished for what?
Eating pie
Not doing the dishes
Curiosity
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What happens at the end of "The Little Mermaid?"
The prince marries someone else
She gets the chance to be immortal
Both
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit of a fairy tale flop! There's no shame in not knowing anything about fairytales, after all, they've changed so often throughout history that it's not always easy to keep track. You gave a valiant effort!

C+, Fairy Tale Flop

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are fairy tale fun! While anyone can claim to be a true aficionado, you actually are! You know way more about these classic fairy tales and their often dark meaning, than just about anyone else. Give yourself a pat on the back!

B+, Fairy Tale Fun

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly fairy tale fantastic! We couldn't be more impressed with your knowledge of fairy tales if we tried. While the original meanings of these classic tales often get swept under the rug, your knowledge lives on and surpasses average. Well done!

A+, Fairy Tale Fantastic

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1
In the original telling of "The Little Mermaid," how does the mermaid suffer?
Walking on new limbs is very painful
She is forced to cut her flowing hair
Human voices sound strange to her
2
At the end of Grimm's "Cinderella," what comeuppance do the step sisters receive?
They're both old maids
They're both made blind
They are banished from the kingdom
3
How does the Evil Queen die in the Grimm version of "Snow White?"
She has a heart attack after seeing Snow White alive
She wears very hot iron shoes that she dances in until she dies
She accidentally eats a poison apple
4
Rapunzel's prince suffers what fate in the Grimm version of the fairy tale?
He is forced to marry the witch
He is blinded
He's killed
5
What character gets kidnapped, sentenced to prison and beat up in their fairy tale?
Cinderella
Pinocchio
Rapunzel
6
What lessons are "Little Red Riding Hood" meant to teach?
Little girls shouldn't flirt
Always leave a note
Grandmas cannot be trusted
7
What does the Evil Queen do with (what she thinks is) Snow White's heart?
Eats it
Stomps on it
Wears it as a necklace
8
What does Cinderella's stepmother make one daughter do in Cinderella?
Pretend to be cinderella
Fake a pregnancy
Cut off part of her foot so it fits in the slipper
9
What does Rumpelstiltskin want from the Miller's daughter?
Her first born child
A promotion
A better house
10
In Hans Christian Anderson's original telling of "The Snow Queen," who is kidnapped by the queen?
A raccoon
A little boy
A princess
11
Charles Perrault wrote a fairy tale called "Blue Beard," wherein a wife is punished for what?
Eating pie
Not doing the dishes
Curiosity
12
What happens at the end of "The Little Mermaid?"
The prince marries someone else
She gets the chance to be immortal
Both