Fairy Tale Trivia Quiz
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1. Behind the alias
When the little girl everyone knows as Little Red Riding-Hood first appeared in English, in a translation of a story by Charles Perrault, she was given a more conventional name to go along with her famous nickname. Her name was:
Your answer — A) Pettifour — was incorrect.
In some versions of the story, Biddy (who is unnamed in the original Perrault story) survives but her grandmother is devoured by the wolf; in others, even the grandmother escapes. Perrault’s original telling, however, has both of them eaten, and no adverse consequences for the wolf — except, one supposes, a stomach-ache.
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