Can You Name These Disney Characters From Memory Alone?

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Lauren Lubas

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

For nearly 100 years, Disney has given us some of the most memorable characters both on the big screen and the small screen. Whether they were animated or live-action, these characters became our friends and were welcomed in our homes over the years. We see their faces and remember their voices, and it all brings us back to our first experience with them. Each character has their own distinguishing features, whether it's the simplicity of Mickey Mouse's ears, Goofy's separated teeth, Pinocchio's nose or the intricate design and layers of Elsa's ice dress and braided hair, these attributes help define the characters that Disney has created, and they become a part of our memories for life.

Generations have had the opportunity to grow with Disney and watch each character evolve through the years. It doesn't matter when you started watching, chances are you've seen Disney characters over the decades grow into stardom or fade into the background. Those that made it big were given sequels, television shows and shorts. Either way, you probably have an eye for the characters you love. However, do you think you can name 40 of them by memory alone? Take this quiz to find out.

She looks like Mickey, but with eyelashes and a bow. Who is she?

Minnie Mouse is considered Mickey's girlfriend in most respects. Her design is very much like Mickey's with obvious changes, including her outfit and eyelashes. Few know that Minnie's given name is Minerva Mouse.

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When you first met this character, he didn't realize his function. Do you remember his name?

Buzz Lightyear has come a long way since he was first introduced in 1995. We remember him not realizing that he was a toy, and having to learn the hard way that he can't fly. We see him spiral into depression and get over it rather quickly thanks to a pep talk from Woody.

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Do you know this female warrior character?

"Mulan" is the story of a young girl who takes her father's place in the Chinese military. She has to prove that she's a warrior and succeeds, but not without some intense trials.

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Can you name this pixie who became a symbol of Disney Studios?

We first meet Tinkerbell in "Peter Pan" (1953). Though she first appears to be an angry and jealous fairy (pulling Wendy's hair and getting mad when Peter gives Wendy attention), she later became the symbol for Disney and got her own show and new friends.

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Do you recognize this villain with tentacles?

If you're thinking of the song that Ursula sings right before Ariel signs her soul over, your memory is working great! Ursula is a sea witch who tries to show people that she's misunderstood. However, her greed shows us that she knows exactly what she is.

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Which Sanderson sister is this?

Played by Bette Midler, Winifred Sanderson is the leader of the group of witches who attempt to take over a small town in the Halloween cult classic "Hocus Pocus." The movie gained a following quickly, and people seek it out every year for Halloween.

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He's a bouncy and happy character. Do you remember him?

Tigger is the tiger character in all of the "Winnie the Pooh" movies, shorts and shows. He has quite a bit of energy, and doesn't mind getting into trouble, so long as he's helping his friends.

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Which character has wild red hair and a stubborn personality?

Merida is the kind of character that most Disney fans have been looking for over the years. She is defiant and wants to show the world that she is worthy of taking on some of the most dangerous activities.

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She makes cleaning house fun. Do you know her name?

Mary Poppins is the kind of character that we all love to see. She has magic but doesn't like to take lip from younger children. Her songs, costume and magic all make her one of the most unforgettable Disney characters ever created.

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Who is this monster?

Sully (voiced by John Goodman) is the large "scary" monster from the "Monster's Inc." franchise. While he might be scary-looking, he's actually a very caring monster who has a soft spot for the little girl he scares.

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Can you name this duck that has a tendency to get angry?

Donald Duck has been a Disney staple character for over 80 years, making his first appearance in 1934. While he gets a little hot-headed at times, things always seem to go wrong around him, which can be frustrating.

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He's the prince from "The Little Mermaid." Do you know his name?

Most people remember Prince Eric from the original version of "The Little Mermaid" that was released in 1989. While he can't seem to figure out who Ariel is without her voice, they fall in love nonetheless.

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Do you remember this character from "Aladdin"?

As far as villains are concerned, Jafar was one that was closest to achieving his goal. Of course, the saying "Be careful what you wish for" comes to mind as he basically defeats himself by wishing to be a genie.

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Who is this superhero from Disney?

Elastigirl is also Mrs. Incredible from "The Incredibles" franchise. Voiced by Holly Hunter, Elastigirl balances work, family (she has three children) and saving the world with her husband.

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Can you name Mufasa's betrothed?

In the original version of "The Lion King," Nala was a girl who could take on her male counterparts. She tackled and overtook Simba in childhood and adulthood, proving she could hold her own.

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This character is sweet and loves to dance. Who is he?

When it comes to teachers in Disney films, none are so memorable as Baloo. He teaches Mowgli the ways of the jungle, and he also protects him. Additionally, Baloo's song is one of the most played songs in Disney history.

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He's the crocodile from the "Peter Pan" franchise. Do you remember his name?

You may remember Tick-Tock the Crocodile as the only thing that scared Captain Hook in "Peter Pan" (1953). Captain Hook knows when Tick-Tock is coming because he can distinctly hear the clock that the croc swallowed.

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This is what one character who was a classic favorite looks like all grown up ... and in live-action. Do you know who it is?

In a fun aftermath film about what happens when you grow up and lose your imagination, Ewan McGregor plays Christopher Robin and must show his daughter the importance of imagination (after he taught her how bad it is).

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Can you name this snowman who loves summer?

Olaf is the kind of character that people will always remember. He functions as both comic relief and wisdom for the main characters on "Frozen" (2013). What makes him so memorable is his love for summer (even though it will kill him).

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What is Mickey's dog's name?

What makes Pluto such a memorable character is the fact that he doesn't speak ... as a matter of fact, he's not anthropomorphic at all (he's simply a dog). This forces fans to ask the question: how do the fates decide if an animal is an animal or a magical speaking being?

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He made Pinocchio. Who is he?

Geppetto is the woodworker who was so lonely that he made himself a young boy to take care of ... of course, the boy was made out of wood. He was such an important character, but he is often forgotten by fans.

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She might be an obscure character, but do you remember her name?

You may remember Magica De Spell as the sorceress who wants nothing more than to steal the first dime that Scrooge McDuck ever made. She believes it holds magical powers and works hard to get what she wants.

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Who is this gloomy character?

Eeyore is such a memorable character because of his contrast with the other characters around him. Pooh is optimistic, Tigger is full of energy, and Rabbit is structured. Eeyore, on the other hand, just lets life float on by in a depressed state.

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Can you name this character voiced by Robin Williams?

What makes Genie so memorable is the fact that he was voiced by Robin Williams. His wild presence stole the show in "Aladdin." Williams's vibrant performance made Genie one of the most unforgettable characters in Disney history.

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Do you know who this pixie is?

The world of "Tinker Bell" is a little different than some would imagine. However, Fairy Mary does play an important role in that world. She does her best to help Tink become better at her job, and perhaps learn to love it (or at least accept it).

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This dalmatian has a horseshoe pattern on his back. Do you remember his name?

There might be a lot of characters in "101 Dalmatians," but a few of them really stand out. Rolly, for instance, is the little dog who is always hungry, and Lucky is the one who has a horseshoe pattern in his spots.

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Who is this character who wanted to defy stereotypes?

Judy Hopps is a small-town girl with big-town dreams. She thinks that everything is different in the city, but when she moves there, she realizes that she's completely wrong. "Zootopia" gave us a few memorable characters, but Judy is at the top of that list.

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Do you remember this character who always wants to keep everyone happy?

In the movie "Inside Out," we get to see the inner functions of a child's mind. Things change as the child moves to an unknown area, and the various parts of her brain all try to cope with what's happening.

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He's a skeleton, but a memorable one. Do you know his name?

Anyone who has seen "Coco" knows that one of the most memorable characters in the movie is the misunderstood Hector. We learn quite a bit about the character's past and present throughout the movie.

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Can you name this sidekick character who is a little off?

Hei-Hei is a simple chicken who gets a lot of things wrong. Those who remember him can probably still see him pecking at a rock that he choked on or swallowing important objects and getting kidnapped.

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Alien characters pop up in Disney movies from time to time. Can you name this one?

"Lilo & Stitch" is about an alien who lands on Earth and tries to blend in. He makes himself look like a dog and is adopted by a young girl who has some anger issues herself. Things get out of hand, but no one could forget the shenanigans.

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Do you recognize this character from "Hercules"?

Phil tries to teach Hercules throughout the movie, but when you look closely, the thing people remember the most about him is the fact that he was a little bit creepy, watching women through bushes and making naughty jokes.

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What is the name of the chubby mouse from "Cinderella"?

Gus is a shy mouse who always tries to help. He's a little overweight, but people love him. What makes this character so memorable is his bashful mannerisms around Cinderella and the way his shirt pops up.

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Which Disney mouse is this?

Most people remember Timothy Q. Mouse as the character in "Dumbo" who actually wants to see Dumbo succeed. He might be a little harsh sometimes, but it's clear that his goal is to help Dumbo in the end.

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This tree gives advice; do you know her name?

Grandmother Willow plays an essential role in guiding Pocahontas throughout the movie. She gives advice and talks her through tough times. What makes her so memorable is the fact that she's a talking tree.

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He might be overprotective, but he has his reasons. Who is this dad?

Those who remember Marlin know that he has been through a lot. He lost his entire family, except his son Nemo. However, when Nemo gets defiant, Marlin also loses him, swimming around the world to find him again.

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Which character is seen in both human and llama form in his movie?

"The Emperor's New Groove" is a story told by a spoiled ruler who turns into a good person through a series of events that lead him to understand empathy (or at least sympathy).

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Do you know who this bug is?

Though we remember Flik as someone who wanted to change things around and help, he did put his ant colony in quite a bit of danger. Luckily, he found a way to save the day for everyone.

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This anthropomorphic bear helped his friend Robin a lot. Who is he?

"Robin Hood" showed a classic tale of robbing the rich to give to the poor in a way that children would understand and follow along. Each of the characters was a different kind of animal, and they were playful while they were about to be killed.

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Can you name this character that changed completely?

While Kronk starts the story off as a henchman, we can always see that he has a conscience. Kronk is one the most memorable characters from the early '00s Disney films because he is funny, dimwitted and ultimately kind in the end.

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