QUIZ: Are You A Classic Fairy Tale Expert?

Which item causes Sleeping Beauty to fall asleep in Giambattista Basil’s version of the story?

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a painting of sleeping beauty
Retry Correct Incorrect The Grimm Brothers’ and Disney’s versions of Sleeping Beauty had her prick her finger on a spinning wheel. In the original story called Sun, Moon and Talia, she falls into a deep sleep after getting a piece of flax underneath her fingernail.
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Which item causes Sleeping Beauty to fall asleep in Giambattista Basil’s version of the story?

  • A sweet drink
  • A spinning wheel
  • A piece of stalk
  • A spiny plant
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