Famous Fictional Witches Quiz

By: Bambi Turner

Famous Fictional Witches Quiz
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About This Quiz

Fictional witches come in many forms, from surprisingly sweet to delightfully wicked. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the most famous witches in TV, film and books!
You know Samantha for her nose-twitching ways on "Bewitched," but can you remember her mother's name?
Pandora
Endora
Samantha's mother, Endora, often used her witchy ways to interfere in her daughter's marriage to mortal Darrin.
Esmerelda

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What is Ursula the sea witch after in "The Little Mermaid"?
money
food
a voice
Ursula covets Ariel's voice and offers her a pair of legs in exchange for her enchanting singing abilities in the 1989 Disney film.

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What is the name of the Wicked Witch of the West?
Elphaba
In Gregory Maguire's "Wicked," readers learn that the Wicked Witch of the West has a more traditional name — Elphaba.
Glinda
Elsabet

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What is the name of the so-called "Good Witch" in "The Wizard of Oz"?
Gilda
Glitter
Glinda
Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, greets Dorothy when she arrives in Oz in the 1939 film.

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Which is NOT one of the three witches in "Hocus Pocus"?
Winnie
Mary
Maggie
Sarah, Mary and Winnie Sanderson are the three witches who are resurrected in the 1993 film "Hocus Pocus."

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Who plays Winnie Sanderson in "Hocus Pocus"?
Anjelica Huston
Bette Midler
Bette Midler stars as Winnie, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy playing her evil sisters.
Sandra Bullock

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Who stars as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies?
Emma Stone
Emma Watson
Emma Watson plays the precocious young witch in all eight films in the series.
Emma Roberts

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What does Minerva McGonagall teach in Harry's first year at Hogwarts?
Potions
Defense Against the Dark Arts
Transfiguration
Professor McGonagall teaches Transfiguration, where students learn to transform people and objects into a whole new form.

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Which Shakespeare play features a legendary trio of witches?
"Romeo and Juliet"
"Hamlet"
"Macbeth"
The three witches in "Macbeth" are perhaps best known for their incantation of "double, double toil and trouble."

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What is the name of the sorceress in "The Odyssey"?
Circe
In "The Odyssey," Homer describes Circe as the sorceress daughter of Helios.
Medusa
Hera

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What year was the film "The Witches" released?
1980
1990
Anjelica Huston starred as the Grand High Witch in the terrifying 1990 film.
2000

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Where do the Witches of Eastwick live?
New York
California
Rhode Island
The 1984 John Updike novel tells the tale of witches living in Eastwick, Rhode Island.

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Who played Alexandra Medford in the 1987 film version of "The Witches of Eastwick"?
Michelle Pfeiffer
Susan Sarandon
Cher
Cher starred as Alex, with Sarandon and Pfeiffer as Jane and Sukie.

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Who was "The Worst Witch" in the classic 1986 film?
Molly
Mildred
Mildred went from the worst witch to the school hero in the movie, which was based on a series of books by Jill Murphy.
Mena

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Who was the witch in "Looney Tunes"?
Henrietta
Harriet
Hazel
Witch Hazel was featured in just six episodes of the series, but she is still fondly remembered by fans.

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Who is the new girl in school who joins the coven in "The Craft"?
Cindy
Sarah
When Sarah — played by Robin Tunney — comes to town, she quickly falls in with fellow witches Bonnie, Nancy and Rochelle in the 1996 film.
Samantha

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What is the name of Kat Graham's character on "The Vampire Diaries"?
Bonnie
Kat Graham plays the witch Bonnie Bennett on the TV series "The Vampire Diaries."
Belinda
Bella

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What is the name of the young witch who stars in "Halloweentown"?
Mia
Meg
Marnie
Kimberly J. Brown plays Marnie Piper, a young girl who discovers she is a witch in the 1998 Disney film.

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What is the name of Marnie's grandmother, who is a powerful witch in her own right?
Aggie
Aggie Cromwell encourages her granddaughter's magical studies, despite the protests of Marnie's mother.
Edna
Elizabeth

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True or false: Sabrina Spellman got her start in Archie Comics.
true
The famous teenage witch was a character in the Archie world, first appearing in a 1962 edition of "Archie's Mad House."
false

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What are the names of Sabrina's two aunts in the TV series "Sabrina the Teenage Witch"?
Nora and Helga
Debra and Mena
Hilda and Zelda
Sixteen-year-old Sabrina learns that she is a witch after moving in with her Aunts Hilda and Zelda just before her 16th birthday.

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Who is NOT one of the three witches on "Charmed"?
Piper
Polly
The TV series "Charmed," which ran from 1998 to 2006, tells the story of four witches named Piper, Phoebe, Prue and Paige.
Phoebe

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What special spell do the sisters use to repel evil on "Charmed"?
Power of Three
The sisters unite to cast the Power of Three in order to defeat demons and other evil creatures.
Power of Charms
Power of Now

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What is the name of the witch in "The Sword in the Stone"?
Duchess Dear
Queen Rachel
Madam Mim
The 1963 animated film features the eccentric witch Madam Mim.

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What is the name of the evil grand witch in "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters"?
Muriel
Muriel is the grand high witch in the 2013 film, which tells the story of Hansel and Gretel as adults.
Madonna
Malone

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Which film features Orddu, Orgoch and Orwen?
"The Sword in the Stone"
"The Black Cauldron"
The witch trio of Orddu, Orgoch and Orwen appear in the 1985 animated feature "The Black Cauldron."
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

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What movie features a pair of spell-casting sisters named Sally and Gillian Owens?
"Maybe It's Magic"
"Practical Magic"
The Owens sisters fight a powerful family curse in the 1998 movie "Practical Magic."
"Magic or Not?"

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Who plays Sally Owens in "Practical Magic"?
Julia Roberts
Bette Midler
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock plays Sally, and Nicole Kidman plays Gillian Owens.

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What witching family is featured in Anne Rice's "The Witching Hour"?
Maybelle
Mayfield
Rice's novel tells the story of Dr. Rowan Mayfair and her magical family tree.
Caufield

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What is the name of the protagonist in Deborah Harkness' All Souls Trilogy?
Diana
The All Souls Trilogy focuses on Diana Bishop, a woman with magical heritage she tries hard to ignore.
Deborah
Deana

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You Got:
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