Do You Know What Kind of Animal These Disney Characters Are?

By: Becky
Image: Walt Disney Feature Animation

About This Quiz

Have you watched every Disney movie made? Do you know each character like they are members of your own family? Then this quiz is for you. Let's find out how much you really know about Disney characters by challenging you to name the type of animal for each of the characters in this quiz.

We all know Mickey and Minnie are mice and Donald and Daisy are ducks, but that's because the type of animal each one is is part of his or her name (Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, etc.). But some Disney animal characters are not so easy to remember. For instance, do you remember what kind of animal Jaq and Gus, from Cinderella, are? If you said that they are mice, you're correct, and you are ready to take this quiz. If you said they are birds, you're incorrect, and you might want to go back and watch the movie again.

We've prepared a list of characters for this quiz from Disney movies throughout the ages, and we challenge you to tell us what kind of animal each of them is. Can you name all 35? If you can, you are a true Disney fan.

What Disney character is named Mickey?

Mickey is, of course, a mouse. He first appeared on screen in 1928.

What type of animal is Donald?

Donald is a duck. The character was created in 1934.

Goofy is what type of animal?

Goofy is a dog. He was created in 1932.

Winnie the Pooh is a lovable _____.

Winnie is a bear. He made his Disney debut in 1966.

Minnie is Mickey's girlfriend and what kind of animal?

Minnie is a mouse. Like Mickey, she was first drawn in 1928.

Daisy is Donald's girlfriend and what type of animal?

Daisy is a duck. She first appeared in 1940.

Pluto is what type of animal?

Pluto is a dog. Bonus points if you know he is a bloodhound.

What type of animal is Simba?

Simba is a lion. He first appeared in The Lion King in 1994.

Jiminy is what type of animal?

Yeah, a cricket isn't exactly an animal, but we had to include this iconic Disney character. Jiminy first appeared in 1940.

Pete, Mickey's nemesis, is what type of animal?

Pete was first a bear, then a cat. He first appeared as a bear in 1925.

What kind of animal is Nala?

Nala is a lion. She is Simba's childhood friend and love interest in The Lion King.

What Alice in Wonderland character is from Cheshire?

We're not sure if the Cheshire Cat has a name. The character first appeared as a Disney character in 1951.

What type of animal is Bambi?

Bambi is a deer. He first appeared on screen in 1942.

Pegasus is what kind of animal?

Pegasus is a horse. OK, so he has wings, he's still a horse.

Duchess is what kind of animal?

Duchess is a cat from Aristocats. The character was voiced by Eva Gabor.

Sebastian, of The Little Mermaid, is what kind of animal?

Sebastian is a crab. The character was voiced by Samuel E. Wright.

Aladdin's Abu is what kind of animal?

Abu is a monkey. He is Aladdin's companion.

Timon is what kind of animal?

Timon is a meerkat. He is Simba's friend in The Lion King.

Flounder, from The Little Mermaid, is what kind of animal?

Flounder is a fish. He is a tropical fish, and actually not a flounder.

What kind of animal is Nemo?

Nemo is a fish. He is a clownfish, to be exact.

Pascal, of Tangled, is what kind of animal?

Pascal is a chameleon. The character is voiced by Frank Welker.

Kanga, of Winnie the Pooh, is what kind of animal?

Kanga is a kangaroo. She has a baby named Roo.

Iago, from Aladdin, is what kind of animal?

Iago is a parrot. The character is voiced by Gilbert Gottfried.

Rajah, of Aladdin, is what kind of animal?

Rajah is a tiger. The character was voiced by Frank Welker.

Thomas O'Malley is Duchess' friend and what kind of animal?

Thomas O'Malley is a cat. Bonus points if you remember his full name: Abraham de Lacy Giuseppe Casey Thomas O'Malley.

Shere Khan, of Jungle Book, is what kind of animal?

Shere Khan is a Bengal tiger. The word "shere" actual means tiger.

Disney's Lady, of Lady and the Tramp, is what kind of animal?

Lady is a dog. The character was voiced by Barbara Luddy, who also voiced other Disney characters.

What kind of animal is Pumbaa?

Pumbaa is a warthog. He is Simba's friend in The Lion King.

Disney's Thumper is what kind of animal?

Thumper is a rabbit. He is Bambi's friend.

What kind of animal is Dory?

Dory is a fish. She is a regal blue tang.

Pongo and Perdita are what kind of animals?

Pongo and Perdita are both dalmatians. They are from Disney's 101 Dalmatians.

Cinderella's Jaq and Gus are what kind of animal?

Jaq and Gus are mice. Their real names are Jaques and Octavius.

Lucifer, of Cinderella, is what kind of animal?

Lucifer is a cat. He belongs to Cinderella's step family.

Flower, Bambi's friend, is what kind of animal?

Flower is a skunk. Bambi hit the big screen in 1942.

Copper, of The Fox and the Hound, is what kind of animal?

Copper is a hound dog. He and Tod, a fox, were friends.

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