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How Well Do You Know Beauty And The Beast?

It's a tale as old as time but how much do you know about the classic fairytale. (Not just Disney)

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  1. 1. The story Beauty and the Beast is found in many cultures but in which country was the story first published?

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    France
    Germany
    Italy
    Russia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    France

    The story was first published in France

  2. 2. Who wrote the first published version?

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    Jeanne Marie Le Prince De Beaumont
    Charles Perrault
    Madame Gabrielle- Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve
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    Wrong!

    Madame Gabrielle- Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve

    Villeneuve's original version was a mini novella and was adapted into the Beaumont version that is more popular one that is used as the basis for most film and tv adaptations.

    Madame Gabrielle- Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve
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  3. 3. In the 1946 Cocteau film the Beast is depicted as what kind of animal?

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    Bear
    Boar
    Lion
    Deer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lion

    One of the many animal depictions of the Beast, the Beast has been depicted in books and film as a boar, a bear, a dragon, a snake with three heads and the Disney version is an amalgamation of different animals

    Lion
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  4. 4. In Disney's 1991 film what is the name of this character?

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    Brigitte
    Babette
    Virginie
    Antoinette
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Babette

    The character has gone through a bunch of name changes. Starting as Babette in the original movie she was then called Fifi in the direct to video sequels. Her name was kept as Babette in the stage musical and was recently changed to Plumette in the live action version of the movie where she is being played by Gugu Mbatha Raw.

    Babette
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  5. 5. In most translations of the story what question does the Beast ask Beauty every night before he leaves?

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    Do you love me?
    Are you afraid of me?
    Can you be happy here?
    Will you marry me?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Will you marry me?

    Pretty direct for a first meeting. The Beast/Enchanted Prince has to ask her that question every night as part of the spell because the only way it can be broken is if she willingly commits to marry and love him.

    Will you marry me?
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  6. 6. How many sisters does Beauty have?

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    2
    3
    6
    11
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2

    Generally the number is 2, drawing parallels to Cinderella her two older sisters are spoiled and selfish while Beauty is the good hearted, pure one.

    2
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  7. 7. In Shelly Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre version, Beauty was played by which famous actress?

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    Meryl Streep
    Susan Sarandon
    Angelica Huston
    Goldie Hawn
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Susan Sarandon

    She starred opposite Klaus Kinski. Angelica Huston played one of her sisters.

    Susan Sarandon
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  8. 8. In ABC's Once Upon A Time the character of the Beast is combined with which other famous fairy tale character?

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    Pied Piper
    The Mad Hatter
    Rumpelstilskin
    Big Bad Wolf
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rumpelstilskin

    Played by Robert Carlyle the series is known for combining various characters, Carlyle's Rumpelstiltskin is the Beast, Cinderella's godmother and the Crocodile from Peter Pan.

    Rumpelstilskin
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  9. 9. In the 80s tv series starring Linda Hamilton, what job does the Beauty character do?

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    Attorney
    Nurse
    Teacher
    Police Officer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Attorney

    The plot revolves around Catherine an Assistant District Attorny who forms a complex relationship with a Beast living with a group of people in the tunnels of the city.

    Attorney
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  10. 10. In the 2012 tv reboot of the series, what is the Beauty character's job now?

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    Attorney
    Nurse
    Teacher
    Police Officer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Police Officer

    In this version she is a police officer saved by a man who through army experiments can take on a beastly form when angry.

    Police Officer
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  11. 11. In the upcoming 2017 live action adaptation of the Disney version, who is cast as Lumiere?

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    Neil Patrick Harris
    Jean Dujardin
    Ewan McGregor
    Kelsey Grammer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ewan McGregor

    Star of Moulin Rouge, the Star Wars prequels and Trainspotting McGregor will be playing Lumiere opposite Ian McKellan as Cogsworth and Emma Thompson as Ms Potts.

    Ewan McGregor
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  12. 12. Which famous rockstar used the story as inspiration for their iconic music video?

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    Brian Adams
    Meat Loaf
    Bonnie Tyler
    Stevie Nicks
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Meatloaf

    For the Grammy award winning song I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That). It also has hints of Dracula and Phantom of the Opera but Beauty and the Beast is the core of the video's plot.

    Meatloaf
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  13. 13. Which of the following magical objects is NOT part of the original story?

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    Glove
    Ring
    Mirror
    Servants
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Glove

    The glove was incorporated into the 1946 Cocteau film

    Glove
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  14. 14. In Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber there are 2 versions of the story. One is The Courtship of Mr Lyon what is the other called?

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    The Blood of Beasts
    The Fire Rose
    The Pig King
    The Tiger Bride
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Tiger Bride

    The Blood of Beasts was a 2005 version of Beauty and the Beast set in the Viking era. The Pig King is the Italian version of the story and the Fire Rose is a version of the story incorporated by Mercedes Lackey in the Elementals series.

    The Tiger Bride
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  15. 15. In the 2014 French film version starring Lea Sedoux and Vincent Cassel, Beauty and the Beast are revealed in the end as..?

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    A 21st century couple hearing the story on their honeymoon
    Magical fairies from a far off land
    The parents of the children being told the story
    Two statues in the garden of the story's narrator
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The parents of the children being told the story

    The narrator is actually Beauty a woman living in a small French countryside reading the the story to her two children. The Beast is the children's father coming home from work.

    The parents of the children being told the story
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How Well Do You Know Beauty And The Beast?

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So you may not know much about Beauty and the Beast as a whole chances are you're probably an expert in one version the Disney, or Cocteau or one of the tv series. Plus you can always take the quiz again or check out some of the versions on here you may not have seen or read.

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Something there

Almost there! You are almost a Beauty and the Beast officianado keep checking out different versions of the story and you'll soon be an expert.

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C'est Fantastique!

Wowza. You know so much about Beauty and the Beast you could probably write a book on it. Congratulations you really do know everything about the tale as old as time from the head to the ..tail.

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