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Andersen's Fairy Tales

Andersen's Fairy Tales


by Andersen, Hans Christian

Andersen's Fairy Tales: We'll Take Religion for 500, Alex Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Andersen's Fairy Tales? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What faith is the character who really wants to convert to Christianity in "The Servant"?

Q. In which tale does roses have the most religious meaning?

"A Rose from Homer's Grave"
"The World's Most Beautiful Rose"
"Little Ida's Flowers"
"The Rose Elf"
Q. What does the little mermaid want more than anything else?

To have a priest absolve her of her sins
To have a soul so she can go to heaven
To marry a prince so she can be royalty
To have a faithful animal companion
Q. You could argue that "The Little Match Girl" has a happy ending because…

Child Protective Services take her abusive father into custody
Angels send her a message from her grandmother
She dies and goes to heaven
A priest finds her and cares for her
Q. What's Karen's biggest wish at the end of "The Red Shoes"?

To be buried on hallowed ground
To attend her mother's funeral
To be able to attend church again
To have her beautiful red shoes back