Disney Trivia


By: Isadora Teich

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Think you are a master of Disney trivia? With dozens of beloved and little-known films going back over 50 years, there is a lot to cover when it comes to the ins and outs of Disney. Known for making strides in animation and shaping the lives of children for decades, there is a lot more to Disney than just one famous mouse. 

Disney produces live-action and animated films and has a cast franchise which includes theme parks, toys, merchandise and so much more. Behind that childhood magic are a lot of interesting business decisions. They own a lot of popular media franchises many people might be surprised to know about. Someone's favorite thing might be a Disney property without them even knowing. 

If you are a fan of princesses, action, romance and more this is the quiz for you. Disney holds a very special place in the hearts of many people around the world, who grew up watching "Sleeping Beauty," "The Lion King," "Pocahontas," and many more of Disney's famous animated films. If you are a true Disney buff who knows the magic inside and out, see if you can take the Mickey out of this wonderfully enchanted Disney quiz! 

What is the name of the villain in "Aladdin"?

The villain of "Aladdin' is Jafar. He is the Sultan's treacherous and scheming advisor.


Which princess is threatened with a poisoned apple?

Snow White is threatened by her evil stepmother, who is jealous of her beauty, with a poisoned apple. This was Disney's first full-length animated feature, released in 1937.


Ursula the Sea Witch is a villain in which Disney film?

This 1989 Disney film pits Mermaid princess Ariel against Ursula the Sea Witch. The character Ursula was inspired by the drag legend Divine.


Which Disney film was released first?

"Cinderella" is one of Disney's older movies. It was released in 1950.


Which song are the lyrics "Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon" from?

"Colors of the Wind" is one of Disney's most iconic songs. It won an Oscar for Best Original Song in 1995.


Which of these is technically a Disney movie?"

2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean" was created by Disney. It was inspired by the ride of the same name in Disney World.


Which "Hercules" character was voiced by Danny DeVito?

Philoctetes, a satyr who goes by Phil, was voiced by Danny DeVito. It is Phil's job to train Hercules to become a hero.


Why does the sorceress Maleficent curse baby Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty"?

In this 1959 film, Aurora's parents fail to invite Maleficent to the holiday celebrating her royal birth. This angers the sorceress enough to level a curse on her.


What makes Dumbo the elephant-unique looking?

Dumbo the Elephant is born with large ears, causing others to mock him. It was released in 1941.


Is the film "The Jungle Book" an original story by Disney?

This famous film is based on a book of the same name by Rudyard Kipling. The film was released in 1967.


What is the name of the fairy in "Peter Pan"?

Tinker Bell is Peter Pan's sassy fairy sidekick. She has a crush on Peter and dislikes the attention he gives Wendy.


Why was the movie "Pocahontas" controversial?

1995's "Pocahontas" is a Disney classic, but it is not exactly historically accurate. In fact, while the film portrays John Smith and Pocahontas as adults, she was actually a child during the time the events of the movie occurred.


Which Disney classic was based on Shakespeare's "Hamlet"?

1994's "The Lion King" is considered to be one of Disney's best. It is loosely based off Shakespeare's famous tragedy "Hamlet."


When was the Disney Renaissance?

The Disney Renaissance refers to a period where Disney produced many of its most successful and famous musical films. Lasting roughly from 1989-1999, it includes films like "Aladdin" and "Beauty and the Beast."


Which Disney film takes place in New Orleans?

"The Princess and the Frog" is a 2009 film produced and released by Disney. It notably featured an African American princess for the first time and took place in New Orleans.


__________ sings the Disney villain song "Hellfire."

"Hellfire" is sung by Judge Claude Frollo. This 1996 Disney film was controversial for dealing with adult themes like corruption, lust and obsession.


Are Marvel movies technically Disney movies?

Marvel was acquired by Disney in 2009. Does this make Black Widow a Disney princess?


Which Disney movie is a take on the story of Rapunzel?

"Tangled" is a 2010 3D computer animated Disney film. It is a modern take on the classic tale of Rapunzel.


Who voiced Elsa in the film "Frozen"?

Broadway performer Idina Menzel voiced ice queen Elsa in 2013's "Frozen." Her song "Let It Go" became instantly iconic.


Where is Disney World?

Walt Disney World is located in Orlando Florida. The original Disney theme park, it opened in 1971.


This Disney film features a gospel choir:

1997's "Hercules" was one of many Disney Renaissance films with music by Alan Menken. This spin on Greek myth featured music inspired by the gospel genre and was narrated by gospel singing muses.


In "Aladdin," what is the name of Jasmine's pet tiger?

Princess Jasmine's pet tiger and sidekick is named Rajah. He is protective of her.


The song "Everybody Wants to be a Cat" is from which movie?

"The Aristocats" is a 1970 film about beloved house cats who are betrayed by their butler and must find a way to return home after he tries to get rid of them. It features this memorable song.


Which Disney classic stars Julie Andrews?

Julie Andrews plays the famous role of Mary Poppins. She earned a Best Actress Oscar for her iconic work.


Did Walt Disney have any siblings?

Walt Disney had 2 brothers. Their names were Roy and Herb.


Which of these Disney movies stars a talking fox?

The 1973 animated feature "Robin Hood" gave the old English folk tale a Disney twist. Its narrator was a folk song singing rooster and its hero was a fox, literally.


The villain Sykes is from which Disney film?

Sykes is from the film "Oliver and Company." This 1988 film is an animal-filled take on the classic Dickens story "Oliver Twist."


In which film did Eddie Murphy voice a character?

In "Mulan," Eddie Murphy voices the tiny dragon sidekick Mushu. The film came out in 1998.


Where does the film "Aladdin" take place?

Agrabah was inspired by a number of places and famous sites throughout the Middle East and India. It is not a real place, however.


What is the name of the prince in "The Little Mermaid"?

In "The Little Mermaid," Ariel falls in love at first sight with a prince. His name is Eric.


In which country does "Beauty and the Beast" take place?

This iconic Disney film takes place in France. Belle's name means "beautiful" in French.


Which of these Disney movies came out in the 1950s?

"Lady and the Tramp" was released in 1955. In this film a purebred dog and a mutt fall in love.


What name is King Arthur given as an orphaned child in "The Sword and the Stone"?

As a boy, King Arthur serves as a squire and errand boy. Those he works for call him Wart.


What is the name of Rapunzel's evil step-mother in "Tangled"?

Mother Gothel is the name of this Disney villain. She keeps Rapunzel imprisoned in a tower for her own ends under the guise of protecting her.


Which is the only animated Disney film with a main character who does not speak a single word?

Dumbo is a young elephant who does not speak throughout the entire film. He is semi-anthropomorphic however, and communicates in other ways.


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