The Goose has the Answers

Quiz 5 tested your fairy lore. How did you get on?

Last time we posed some questions about Iolanthe’s relatives. How was your fairy lore?

  1. Titania and Oberon are characters from which William Shakespeare play? A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  2. Who published the original Rapunzel fairy tale? The Brothers Grimm
  3. According to Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie, where did fairies come from? A child’s laugh
  4. Which girls’ name means ‘fairy’? Fay or Faye
  5. What did Hansel and Gretel leave as a trail, in order to find their way home on the second time? Breadcrumbs (they left pebbles the first time)
  6. What is a fairy ring? A circle of toadstools or mushrooms
  7. Who wrote The Little Mermaid? Hans Christian Anderson
  8. Who created the Flower Fairies? Cicely Mary Barker
  9. In Jack and the Beanstalk, the giant usually said “Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman.” when a human was nearby: What is the next line? Be he ?live or be he dead, I?ll grind his bones for my bread.
  10. In the Disney Film, what does the Beast show Belle that allows her to see into the future? (You may need some help from the younger members of the family!) A magic mirror