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

Do you know everyone from Rumpelstiltskin to Krampus?

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 Jul 23, 2020
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Question: 1/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 2/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 3/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 4/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 5/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 6/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 7/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 8/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 9/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 10/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 11/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 12/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 13/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 14/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 15/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 16/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 17/18Name The Character!


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

Question: 18/18Name The Character!


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