Can You Ace This Disney Villains Quiz?

Bambi Turner

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About This Quiz

Disney may be known for a certain friendly mouse and a host of sweet princesses, but this entertainment behemoth has also come up with some pretty memorable bad guys. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Disney's greatest villains!

Which '90s Disney flick features a fearsome villain named Frollo?

Judge Claude Frollo might seem like a nice guy in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" -- after all, he adopts Quasimodo and acts as a surrogate father to the boy. Of course, the adoption only takes place after Frollo kills Quasimodo's mom, and fails in an attempt to kill the boy himself.

Who tries to steal the throne of Arendelle in the 2013 mega-hit, "Frozen"?

Hans swings into Arendelle during Elsa's coronation and tricks Anna into falling for him. Fortunately, Anna is able to help Elsa maintain her hold on the throne with the help of Kristoff -- and a snowman named Olaf.

Which Disney princess had to face the wrath of Maleficent?

The evil Maleficent was so furious that she didn't get an invite to Princess Aurora's christening that she cursed the girl to prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep. Disney spun the tale in the animated 1959 film "Sleeping Beauty" and in a 2014 remake called "Maleficent."

What does the Queen use to poison her stepdaughter in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"?

Jealous of Snow White's beauty and furious when the Huntsman refuses to kill the girl, the evil Queen uses a poisoned apple to force her stepdaughter into a deep sleep -- which can only be ended by a kiss from her true love.

What bad guy in "Oliver & Company" is based on a Dickens' character from "Oliver Twist"?

Greedy mob boss Bill Sykes from the 1988 Disney film "Oliver & Company" is based on the evil Sikes from the Dickens classic. In the Disney version, Sykes keeps a pair of mean Dobermans to serve as his henchmen.

Who was the thumb-sucking villain in the 1973 film "Robin Hood"?

The King's brother, a lion named Prince John, stops sucking his thumb long enough to take over the crown. The greedy usurper is based on the real King John of England.

What is Cruella de Vil's favorite type of clothing material?

The evil Ms. de Vil is so determined to make a coat out of dog fur that she kidnaps the 15 young pups of Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita. Fortunately, the dogs are able to reclaim their puppies, along with others trapped by the cruel Cruella in the 1961 classic "101 Dalmatians."

Who was the evil enchantress in "The Sword in the Stone"?

Many a child cowered in fear when Madam Mim came on the screen in the 1963 Disney flick, "The Sword in the Stone." As Merlin's nemesis, she spent most of the film getting in poor Arthur's way. This was the final animated Disney film released during Walt's lifetime.

Which Disney favorite featured the ruthless Governor Ratcliffe?

In the 1995 movie "Pocahontas," the British settlers in Virginia were led by the greedy Governor Ratcliffe, who was willing to lie, steal or even kill to build a stockpile of gold for himself.

What was the name of Zeus' brother in "Hercules"?

With the help of his minions, Pain and Panic, the evil Hades hoped to usurp his brother Zeus and rule Mount Olympus in the 1997 Disney favorite.

What kind of creature was Shere Khan in "The Jungle Book"?

Man-eating tiger Shere Khan was always on the lookout for a snack -- and often had his eye on Mowgli in the 1967 animated feature. Kaa the python wasn't so nice either.

How did Mulan kill bad guy Shan Yu in the 1998 Disney feature?

When Shan Yu led the Huns over the Great Wall and into China, Mulan dressed as a male to fight for her people. She managed to take down Shan Yu with some well-placed fireworks in the 1998 classic, "Mulan."

Who tries to take Simba's place as leader of the Pride Lands in "The Lion King"?

Eager to become king, Scar kills off his brother Mufasa and tries to kill Mufasa's son Simba as well. Fortunately, Simba's buddies help him take his rightful place as king, and he is able to send his evil uncle away forever.

What does Ursula want from Ariel in the 1989 film, "The Little Mermaid"?

Ariel desperately wants to be a human, and Ursula promises her a pair of legs in exchange for her beautiful voice. Fortunately, Ursula is killed by an errant shipwreck and Ariel is free to marry her prince.

Why is Captain Hook out to get the title character in the 1953 Disney classic, "Peter Pan"?

Captain Hook is a villain with a pretty good reason behind his bad deeds. He's intent on getting revenge on Peter after the boy cut off his hand, leaving him to go through life with a rusty old hook.

What does the greedy Yzma transfer the Emperor into in "The Emperor's New Groove"?

For every regal Disney character, there's a villain just waiting to steal his crown. In the 2000 film, "The Emperor's New Groove," Yzma transforms the Emperor Kuzco into a llama as she attempts to usurp the throne.

Which Disney movie features a bad guy named Gaston?

In the 1991 classic, "Beauty and the Beast," poor Belle is hounded by a blowhard named Gaston. After she repeatedly rejects his advances, he attempts to kill the Beast in a final effort to win her heart.

What is Edgar's role in "The Aristocats"?

When Madame Bonfamille decides to leave her fortune to her cats, her butler Edgar Balthazar decides to get the pesky felines out of the way, so he can be next in line for the inheritance.

Which Disney princess is dominated by the nasty Lady Tremain?

After he father dies, poor Cinderella is left at the mercy of her stepmother Lady Tremain and her cruel stepsisters Anastasia and Drizella. Fortunately, a certain Fairy Godmother intervenes and Cinderella gets to go to the ball and meet her prince in the 1950 flick.

Who is the evil toy-burning kid in "Toy Story"?

Andy's neighbor Sid makes toys run in fear, thanks to his fire-starting, head-swapping ways. By "Toy Story 3," he's all grown up and working as a garbage man.

Who locks Rapunzel in the tower in the 2010 movie "Tangled"?

As a baby, Rapunzel is kidnapped by the evil Mother Gothel and locked in a tower. Fortunately, she is rescued by Flynn Rider and gets to meet her birth parents -- and find out what those floating lanterns are all about.

Where is Professor Ratigan killed in "The Great Mouse Detective"?

After tangling with the great Basil of Baker Street -- a mouse with Sherlock Holmes-like detective skills -- villain Professor Ratigan falls to his death from the hands of Big Ben in the 1986 flick.

What kind of creature is Jafar's henchman Iago in "Aladdin"?

Jafar starts off as a slightly creepy adviser to the Sultan of Agrabah in the 1992 film "Aladdin." By the end, he has made a grab for the throne, tried to kill Aladdin, and ended up trapped in a lamp in some far-flung desert with his parrot sidekick, Iago.

Which Disney film featured the scary Madame Medusa?

Madame Medusa kidnaps an orphan named Penny in "The Rescuers," leaving a mouse-based organization known as the Rescue Aid Society to save her in "The Rescuers."

Which Queen threatens to behead Alice in the 1951 film, "Alice in Wonderland"?

The Queen of Hearts has no problem beheading those who oppose her, and she is totally prepared to knock off Alice after a mean game of croquet between the two goes wrong -- thanks to a little help from the naughty Cheshire Cat.

Which Disney flick features a demon named Chernabog?

The totally terrifying Chernabog appears in the 1940 movie "Fantasia." This nightmare-inducing devil rouses the spirits of Bald Mountain each night, causing them to rise from their graves and enter the world of the living.

What kind of creature threatens the ants in "A Bug's Life"?

In a play on the classic tale of "The Ant and the Grasshopper," a grasshopper named Hopper and his gang demand free food from the ants of Ant Island.

Which Disney film features a bad guy named Clayton?

Clayton is a hunter-guide for Jane and the other English visitors in the 1999 movie "Tarzan." He tricks Tarzan into leading him to the gorillas' hideout so he can capture the beasts and take them back to England with him. By the end of the film, he is left hanging from a tree and life in the jungle continues as normal.

What kind of creature is Monstro in "Pinocchio"?

When he learns that Geppetto has been swallowed by a whale named Monstro, Pinocchio sets off to rescue his creator. By forcing the monster to sneeze, he and Geppetto are able to escape, and Pinocchio is finally allowed to be a real boy.

Which Disney film features a villain named Doctor Facilier?

In the 2009 film, "The Princess and the Frog," voodoo witch doctor, Doctor Facilier, transforms poor Naveen into a frog. The nasty doctor gets his in the end, however, when the riled-up demons come out of hiding to drag him into the underworld.

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