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How Well Do You Know The History Behind Disney's "Frozen"?

With Disney's recent announcement of the stage version to join Broadway next summer, let's see how much you know about the Scandinavian fable and overall behind-the-scenes facts on the hit phenomenon.

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  1. 1. Which Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is Disney's "Frozen" based on?

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    Everyone should get this one.

    The Ice Queen
    The Princess and the Sea
    The Snow Queen
    The Queen and the Open Door
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Snow Queen!

    Walt Disney originally commissioned a film in the early 1940s, but the company didn't actually begin pre-production until the late nineties.

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  2. 2. Which similar Disney movie universe is "Frozen" thought to be apart of?

    There was a pretty big hint at the end of the film.
    Disney

    There was a pretty big hint at the end of the film.

    Tangled
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    Tangled
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    Aladdin
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    Aladdin
    Via Disney
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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    Wreck-It-Ralph
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    Wreck-It-Ralph
    Via Disney
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tangled

    Did you ever recognize Rapunzel (next to Flynn Ryder) in the chopped brown hair? Well, it's her!

    Tangled
    Via Frozen Blu-Ray
  3. 3. What famous fjord in Western Norway was the nation of Arendelle inspired by?

    Hint: It's the longest and best known in all of Norway.
    Frozen/Disney

    Hint: It's the longest and best known in all of Norway.

    Hardangerfjord
    Oslofjord
    Fjellheim
    Sognefjorden
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sognefjord!

    It may be a mouthful, but the Nærøyfjord of Sognefjord inspired the Disney designers for the film.

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  4. 4. How many Academy Awards has "Frozen" won?

    The answer may surprise you.
    Disney

    The answer may surprise you.

    Ten
    Five
    Two
    Thirteen
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Surprisingly only two!

    For Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for "Let It Go" might I add.

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  5. 5. Before which Disney live action theatrical release did "Frozen Fever" premiere in front of?

    Unless you saw it later, you have to remember this.
    Disney

    Unless you saw it later, you have to remember this.

    Cinderella
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    Cinderella
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    Alice In Wonderland
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    Alice In Wonderland
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    Into the Woods
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    Into the Woods
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    Maleficent
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    Maleficent
    Via Disney
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cinderella!

    Officially making the day a perfect one.

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    Via Disney
  6. 6. What were the names of the co-directors for the film?

    Every Frozen fan should know the name of this now-legendary duo.
    Disney

    Every Frozen fan should know the name of this now-legendary duo.

    Santino Fontana and Kristen Bell
    Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
    Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
    Lee Oswald and Patricia Lopez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

    And what a masterpiece they created.

    Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
    Via Golden Globes/HPFA
  7. 7. In what century was the original source material written in?

    Get this one right and I'm sure you'll prove yourself to be the ultimate fan.
    Disney

    Get this one right and I'm sure you'll prove yourself to be the ultimate fan.

    20th
    16th
    19th
    14th
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "The Snow Queen" was published in 1844.

    And although many character weren't in the original material including Olaf, it was released in the 19th century.

    "The Snow Queen" was published in 1844.
    Via Disney
  8. 8. Which film did "Frozen" overtake to become the highest-grossing animated feature of all time?

    This should be no surprise.
    Disney

    This should be no surprise.

    Minions
    Minions
    Toy Story 3
    Toy Story 3
    Finding Nemo
    Finding Nemo
    The Lion King
    The Lion King
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Toy Story 3!

    Sorry Woody. And although "Minions" is the second highest grossest animated film of all-time, its release wasn't until two years after Frozen premiered.

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How Well Do You Know The History Behind Disney's "Frozen"?

Your "Frozen" knowledge needs some fixer upping

Perhaps read a bit more about Queen Elsa's backstory and try again.

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But could we ever be completely sure you're not originally from Arendelle?

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