Can You Name All These Characters From Old Wives Tales Around The World?

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Do you know everyone from Rumpelstiltskin to Krampus?

How well do you know folklore and fairytales from around the world? Do you know all of these mythical characters?

 Jul 23, 2020

1 of 18Name The Character!

What creature inhabits the lake in the Scottish Highlands?
Krampus
Rumpelstiltskin
Loch Ness Monster

2 of 18Name The Character!

What creature attacks and drinks the blood of goats in Mexico?
Befana
Chupacabra
Tooth Fairy

3 of 18Name The Character!

What person pays children who have lost their teeth in the United States?
Loch Ness Monster
Krampus
Tooth Fairy

4 of 18Name The Character!

What mean beast visits bad children in Austria at Christmastime?
Rumpelstiltskin
Māui
Krampus

5 of 18Name The Character!

What old lady on a broomstick visits children on the Epiphany in Italy?
Māui
Chupacabra
Befana

6 of 18Name The Character!

What man in dark furs delivers candy to kids on Christmas in Germany?
Māui
Tooth Fairy
Belsnickel

7 of 18Name The Character!

What folklore chief is brought Hawaii into existence in the United States?
Rumpelstiltskin
Loch Ness Monster
Māui

8 of 18Name The Character!

Who brings kids gifts at New Year's parties in Russia?
Ded Moroz
Tooth Fairy
Krampus

9 of 18Name The Character!

What queen of serpents lives at the bottom of the sea in Lithuania?
Eglė
Befana
Chupacabra

10 of 18Name The Character!

What farmer visits children on Christmas Even in Spain?
Rumpelstiltskin
Olentzero
Krampus

11 of 18Name The Character!

Who bartered his soul to Satan in return for magical powers in Poland?
Loch Ness Monster
Befana
Pan Twardowski

12 of 18Name The Character!

What bearded man with a whip or rod visits kids at Christmas in France?
Pere Fouettard
Chupacabra
Māui

13 of 18Name The Character!

What being with eleven heads and a thousand arms helps all beings achieve nirvana in Tibet?
Rumpelstiltskin
Tooth Fairy
Avalokiteśvara

14 of 18Name The Character!

What ogress who lives in a plague visits kids on Christmas in Iceland?
Gryla
Krampus
Loch Ness Monster

15 of 18Name The Character!

What half-man half-spider trickster is the god of stories in Jamaica?
Befana
Chupacabra
Anansi

16 of 18Name The Character!

What man is able to spin straw into gold in Germany?
Tooth Fairy
Rumpelstiltskin
Krampus

17 of 18Name The Character!

What Christmas cat cares if you're properly dressed in Iceland?
Chupacabra
Loch Ness Monster
Jólakötturinn

18 of 18Name The Character!

What deformed old witch has a penchant for eating children in Russia?
Baba Yaga
Rumpelstiltskin
Tooth Fairy
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