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Reading - Fairy Tales Characters
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Reading - Fairy Tales Characters

This reading quiz is all about characters in fairy tales. This quiz asks KS1 children to identify which character belongs to which well-known story. The National Curriculum states that Year 1 children should know and be able to retell these tales, alongside traditional stories. This quiz jogs their memory bank and also adds another dimension to their English and literacy skills.

There are many fairy tales and many characters. A fairy tale is a short story and often finishes with a happy ending. There are normally magical elements and memorable characters. See if you can remember the stories you have read.

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1.
Finish this fairy tale title: Beauty and the...
Frog
Child
Beast
Dog
The beauty in this story is called Belle, which is french for beautiful.
2.
Which character doesn't want you to know his name?
Prince Albert
Rumpelstilskin
Rumplebum
Prince Andrew
This character was a villain!
3.
Which character leaves a glass slipper at a ball?
Snow White
Cinderella
Belle
Prince Charming
When the prince finds this slipper, he searches the town to see who the shoe fits.
4.
Which character breaks three chairs, tries three porridges and sleeps in three beds?
Cinderella
Snow White
Goldilocks
Gretel
Goldilocks is later found by the three bears - who aren't too happy!
5.
Look at the picture, who does this look like?
Sleeping Beauty
The Beast
An Ugly Sister
Wide Awake Princess
Sleeping Beauty is actually called Princess Aurora.
6.
Finish this title: Hansel and...
Gretel
Grizelda
Geraldine
Gary
The brother and sister leave biscuit crumbs on the floor so they can find their way home.
7.
Who is after the three little pigs?
The Beast
A witch
A wolf
Three bears
This is also called a fable because there is a moral to the story.
8.
Who does Red Riding Hood go to visit?
The wolf
Her granny
Her auntie
Her sister
She tries to visit her granny but the wolf is there instead!
9.
This character is very small - who is it?
The Giant
Sleeping Beauty
The Ugly Sisters
Thumbelina
Thumbelina was written by Hans Christian Andersen, who has written many well-known fairy tales.
10.
Snow White met how many dwarves?
6
4
3
7
In the traditional story they are just called dwarves. In Disney's version they have names that tell you about their character, like Grumpy - who is miserable and grumpy!
Author:  Finola Waller

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