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A fairy is often associated with supernatural, metaphysical and preternatural forces because it is a form of spirit. In European folklore, fairies are fearsome creatures with special powers. This explains the reason for the fright that occupies children's face whenever they hear about fairies. Do you think it's all lies?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a kind of fairy?

    • A.

      Pixie 

    • B.

      Eros

    • C.

      Elf 

    • D.

      Spirit

    Correct Answer
    B. Eros
    Explanation
    Eros is not a kind of fairy. Eros is a Greek god associated with love and desire, often depicted as a young boy with wings. Fairies, on the other hand, are mythical creatures typically portrayed as small, magical beings with wings, such as Pixies, Elves, and Spirits.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these fairy groupings is less popular?

    • A.

      Legendary creature 

    • B.

      Elf

    • C.

      Tuatha De Dannan

    • D.

      Sprite

    Correct Answer
    B. Elf
    Explanation
    The given question asks which fairy grouping is less popular. The correct answer is "Elf". This means that out of the options provided (Legendary creature, Elf, Tuatha De Dannan, and Sprite), the Elf grouping is the least popular.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is not a form of protection from fairies?

    • A.

      Amulets

    • B.

      Talisman

    • C.

      Catapults

    • D.

      Cold iron

    Correct Answer
    C. Catapults
    Explanation
    Catapults are not a form of protection from fairies because they are a type of siege weapon used to launch projectiles, typically stones or other objects, at a long distance. Fairies are mythical creatures and cannot be physically harmed or repelled by catapults. Amulets, talismans, and cold iron, on the other hand, are commonly believed to have protective qualities against fairies in folklore and mythology.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these pranks is not ascribed to fairies?

    • A.

      Dodging police officers 

    • B.

      Leading travelers astray

    • C.

      Stealing small items

    • D.

      Tangling the hair of sleepers 

    Correct Answer
    A. Dodging police officers 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Dodging police officers". This prank is not typically associated with fairies. Fairies are often believed to be mischievous beings who enjoy playing tricks on humans, such as leading travelers astray, stealing small items, and tangling the hair of sleepers. However, dodging police officers is not a prank commonly attributed to fairies.

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  • 5. 

    How many groups of fairies exist according to Scottish folklore?

    • A.

      3 groups 

    • B.

      2 groups 

    • C.

      5 groups 

    • D.

      4 groups 

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 groups 
    Explanation
    According to Scottish folklore, there are two groups of fairies. This suggests that Scottish folklore categorizes fairies into two distinct groups based on certain characteristics or traits. However, without further information, it is unclear what these groups are or how they are defined within the context of Scottish folklore.

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  • 6. 

    What kind of fairies does not associate with others?

    • A.

      Solitary fairies

    • B.

      Unseelie fairies 

    • C.

      Trooping fairies 

    • D.

      Giant fairies 

    Correct Answer
    A. Solitary fairies
    Explanation
    Solitary fairies do not associate with others. Unlike trooping fairies, which travel in groups, solitary fairies prefer to be alone. Unseelie fairies are known for their mischief and can be both solitary or part of a group. Giant fairies, on the other hand, are not specifically associated with being solitary or social. Therefore, the correct answer is solitary fairies.

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  • 7. 

    What kind of fairies appears in groups?

    • A.

      Solitary fairies 

    • B.

      Lowly fairies

    • C.

      Trooping fairies 

    • D.

      Special fairies 

    Correct Answer
    C. Trooping fairies 
    Explanation
    Trooping fairies appear in groups. This means that they are not solitary fairies, lowly fairies, or special fairies. Trooping fairies are known for their tendency to gather and move together in large numbers, often seen in a procession or troop. They are social creatures and prefer to be in the company of other fairies rather than being alone.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these animals does fairy women assume?

    • A.

      Hare 

    • B.

      Cat

    • C.

      Deer

    • D.

      Gulls

    Correct Answer
    C. Deer
    Explanation
    In folklore and mythology, fairies are often depicted as having a strong connection to nature and animals. The association between fairies and deer is common in many cultures. Deer are seen as graceful, gentle, and elusive creatures, which aligns with the ethereal and mystical nature often attributed to fairies. This connection is further emphasized in various fairy tales and legends where fairies are portrayed as taking on the form of deer or having a close bond with them. Therefore, the correct answer is Deer.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these artists did not produce artworks about fairies?

    • A.

      Circely Barker 

    • B.

      Arthur Rackham

    • C.

      Nene Thomas

    • D.

      Cecil Murphy

    Correct Answer
    D. Cecil Murphy
    Explanation
    Cecil Murphy is the correct answer because he is not known for producing artworks about fairies. While Circely Barker, Arthur Rackham, and Nene Thomas are renowned artists who have created numerous artworks featuring fairies, there is no evidence or recognition of Cecil Murphy's involvement in fairy-themed art.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these artists created paintings of fairy-folk with a sinister and malign tone?

    • A.

      Richard Dadd

    • B.

      Alice Moser 

    • C.

      Jose King

    • D.

      Mathew Wells 

    Correct Answer
    A. Richard Dadd
    Explanation
    Richard Dadd is the correct answer because he was a Victorian artist known for his paintings of fairy-folk with a sinister and malign tone. His most famous work, "The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke," depicts a scene of fantastical creatures with a dark and eerie atmosphere. Dadd's unique style and subject matter set him apart from the other artists listed, making him the most fitting choice for the given question.

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