Could You Pass Disney School?


By: Khadija Leon

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

From the very first movie, Disney has set the gold standard for what family movies should be. They have created characters like Moana, Belle, and Olaf that people can relate to, sung songs like "Part of Your World," "The Bare Necessities," and "When You Wish Upon a Star" that put smiles on our faces, and made movies like "Mulan," "Pinocchio," and "Hercules" that empower us, and its no wonder that the company is now a multi-billion dollar conglomerate. 

Like all companies, Disney has a history, a very interesting one at that, and while many of us are fans, there are very few of us who know the backstories of the movies, the characters, and the man who founded it all, Walt Disney. Can you name the early innovators of the company or the first flop?

We all know how many parks there are, names of the princess, and when the company was founded, but how much do you really know about Disney? If there was a school, would you be able to get in, ace your classes, and graduate? There's only one way to find out, and that is by taking this cool quiz!

Which of the Disney princesses has a racoon as a sidekick?

Meeko is the pet raccoon of Pocahontas who was often accompanied by Flit the hummingbird. He was often seen bickering with either Flit or Percy and he was also known for his love of food, especially biscuits.


Which mental disorder does Dory suffer from?

Dory, the character from "Finding Nemo" and the main character from "Finding Dory," suffers from a psychological disorder known as short-term memory loss, which has now been dubbed "Dory syndrome." Because of this, she has difficulty forming new memories.


Which of these emotions is not one of the 7 dwarfs?

The seven dwarfs are a group of dwarfs who appeared in the film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Their names are Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, Dopey, and Doc.


In the movie Sleeping Beauty, Prince Philip is armed with _________________ by the fairies.

The shield of virtue and the sword of truth were magical armaments given to Prince Phillip by the fairies Fauna, Flora, and Merryweather in order to aid him on his mission to save​ Princess Aurora.


Who played the role of Bert in the original "Mary Poppins"?

"Mary Poppins" is a 1963 musical fantasy film based on the Mary Poppins book series by P. L. Travers. The role of Bert was taken on by actor Dick Van Dyke.


In the movie "Peter Pan," what kind of animal is the character called Nana?

Nana first appeared in the 1953 Disney film, "Peter Pan." In the movie, she is a nursemaid to the Darling children and she was often seen cleaning up after them.


Louis the alligator from “The Princess and the Frog” wanted to be a________________.

Louis the alligator is a major character from the 2009 animated film "The Princess and the Frog." He was often seen playing the trumpet​ and often expressed his dream of becoming a jazz musician.


What kind of animal is Timon from The Lion King?

Timon is one of the supporting characters from Disney's 1994 animated film "the Lion King." He is a meerkat and is often seen accompanied by Pumbaa the warthog.


Thus far, there has only been one Disney villain to never appear on screen. Which movie has a villian in name only?

Man is the main antagonist from the 1942 animated film "Bambi." The unseen character is a hunter who killed Bambi's mother, an act which has been listed as one of the worst things to happen in any Disney film.


Which movie did the sidekick Pascal star in?

Pascal is a character from the 2010 animated movie "Tangled." He was Rapunzel's pet chameleon and best friend who is often seen with her on he adventures.


In the movie "Hercules," his father Zeus made him a gift out of clouds. What was it?

Pegasus is a winged horse which first appeared in the 1997 animated film "Hercules." He was created by Zeus, who used clouds to create the creature. After Hercules was kidnapped, the two were reunited when he was a teenager.


What is the name of the restaurant where Lady and Tramp had their iconic spaghetti scene?

Tony's Restaurant is the Italian restaurant where Lady and Tramp had one of their first dinner dates and the place where they had the iconic spaghetti scene where they kissed while sharing the​ same noodle.


Which of these movies were the song lyrics “And the fears that once controlled me can’t get to me at all” heard in?

The lyrics “And the fears that once controlled me can’t get to me at all” are from the song "Let It Go" which was sung by Idina Menzel. The song was featured in the movie "Frozen."


What does “EPCOT” stand for?

EPCOT is a theme park which opened in 1982 as a part of Walt Disney World in Florida. The name is an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow and is meant to simulate a utopian city created by Walt Disney.


Which of these artists wrote many of the songs from the movie "Tarzan"?

The songs from the 1999 animated film "Tarzan" was composed by singer Phil Collins, while its instrumental score was by Mark Mancina. Some of the songs were nominated for Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and American Music Awards.


What is Li Shang’s rank in the Chinese army?

Li Shang is a character from the 1998 animated film "Mulan." He was a captain in the Chinese Army and the son of General Li, the head of the Chinese army. In the first movie​, he was charged with training the new recruits including Fa Mulan.


How many puppies did Perdita have?

Perdita is a female Dalmatian who appeared in the "One Hundred and One Dalmatians" movie. In the movie, she has 15 puppies with her mate Pongo. The other 84 were puppies were rescued from​ Cruella de Vil.


What are the names of the “Hitchhiking Ghosts” on The Haunted Manson ride?

The Haunted Mansion is a dark ride which can be found at several of the Disneyland parks. The hitchhikng ghosts are known as Gus (the prisoner), Ezra (the skeleton), and Phineas (the traveler).


Which of these two actors served as the models for the character Aladdin?

Aladdin, the title character of the 1992 animated Disney film, was originally modeled after the actor Michael J. Fox from Back to the Future but after being called too cute and boyish, later sketches were based on the actor Tom Cruise.


What animal was Oswald?

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit is an anthropomorphic rabbit who was the first animated character created by Disney. After some issues with the rights of the character, he was replaced by Mickey Mouse.


Which of these numbers is seen on the Mad Hatter’s hat?

The number which is seen on the Mad Hatter's hat is 10/6 and it is the price of the hat he is wearing at the time.


What is Minnie Mouse's elongated name?

Minnie Mouse, who was first drawn in 1928, is one of Disney's original characters and is often seen accompanied​ by Mickey Mouse. Her full name, although rarely used, is Minerva Mouse.


What 3 things are Disney movies not allowed to have?

We have all heard that the workers at the Disney Parks are forbidden from saying "I don't know" to park guests, but the movies also have restrictions on them. They​ are not allowed to have beheading, impalement, or smoking.


Where is the ride “The Barnstormer" located?

The Barnstormer, sometimes called the Great Goofini's Barnstormer, is a ride which can be found in the Fantasyland section of the Magic​ Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resorts.


Disney often based their characters on models. Which of these two princesses were based on the model Sherri Stoner?

Sherri Lynn Stoner is an American actor, animator, and producer who has worked on shows like Animaniacs and Tiny Toons Adventures. She also served as the reference model for Ariel and Belle, and the animators also included some of her mannerisms.


\What were Aladdin’s 3 wishes in the self-titled movie?

In the movie "Aladdin," the title character, after acquiring the magic lamp wished to become a prince, as well as wishing to be saved from drowning. His third and final wish was for Genie to be set free.


Which of these characters is not an official Disney princess?

Disney has a number of princess characters, some of whom are official while the others are not. The company's eight original princesses include Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Jasmine, Pocahontas, and Mulan. While Elsa is royalty, she is not a princess but rather a queen.


What was Walt Disney’s birth date?

Walter Elias Disney, who is the creator of the Disney franchise, was born on December 5th, 1901. He died on December 15th, 1966 from complications of lung cancer.


Disney often finds its inspiration from fairytales, but which one of these was not based on one?

Moana is a 2016 movie which starred Dwayne Johnson and Auli'i Cravalho. Beauty and the Beast was based on a fairytale by Jeanne-Marie Beaumont, while The Little Mermaid is based on a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale and Cinderella on a Charles Perrault fairytale.


Which of these celebrities did not have a job at Disneyland?

Steve Martin worked at Disneyland from 1955 - 1958 at one point at the Magic Shop. Kevin Costner worked as a tour guide on the Jungle Cruise ride and later met his wife who also worked at the park. The comedian Wayne Brady dressed up as Tigger while working there. There is no record of Oprah Winfrey working at Disneyland.


Who was the voice of adult Simba from The Lion King?

Simba is the main character in the 1994 film "The Lion King" and the sequel which was released in 1998. Matthew Broderick provided the speaking voice of adult Simba while Jonathan Taylor Thomas was cast as his younger voice.


Which of these Disney characters does not have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

There are many fictional characters who have stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, some of whom are Disney characters. They include Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Snow White, Donald Duck, Winnie the Pooh, and Tinker Bell.


In the movie Alice in Wonderland, what time is the white rabbit’s pocket watch on?

The White Rabbit is a character from the "Alice in Wonderland" book series and adapted films who is often seen carrying a pocket watch. The watch is permanently stuck at 12:25 so it only tells the correct time twice a day.


How many daughters does King Triton have?

King Triton, the king of Altantica along with his wife Athena, before her death, had 7 daughters who referred to as the "Seven Princesses of Atlantica." Their names are Attina, Alana, Adella, Aquata, Arista, Andrina and Ariel, who the movie "The Little Mermaid" was centered around.


In the movie Pocahontas, the Powhatan phrase “Wingapo” is used. What does it mean?

The Powhatan phrase "wingapo" means "welcome." It was heard when Pocahontas was teaching John Smith how her people greet each other.


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