The Brothers Grimm Quiz

It's not an exaggeration to say that everyone knows the stories of the Brothers Grimm, but how much do you know about the brothers themselves? Take the Brothers Grimm quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the legendary authors of our best-known fairy tales.

  1. Why were the brothers fired from the University of Gottingen?

  2. True or False: The folktales were never changed despite some of their violent content

  3. What country were the Brothers Grimm from?

  4. What project did the brothers fail to complete?

  5. Which of the brothers never married or had children?

  6. What was the main focus of the brothers' research?

  7. True or False: The brothers lived most of their lives in poverty

  8. Which of the following is NOT one of the frequent topics of the Grimms' folktales?

  9. In what year were the Brothers' first collection of folktales published?

  10. Why do scholars believe the folktales the brothers' wrote and collected are largely centered on women?