The Little Mermaid Quiz

QUIZ MAKER: Lila Keane


CATEGORY: Disney Movies, Movie Trivia Quiz

The Little Mermaid was a groundbreaking film for Disney, ushering in a new era of animated musicals that would dominate the box office for the next decade.

The film’s catchy songs and stunning animation made it an instant classic, and has since become a beloved favorite for generations of fans.

So, how well do you remember Ariel, Sebastian, and the rest of the undersea gang?

Let’s find out with this Little Mermaid trivia and see if you’re a true fan of this Disney classic.

The Little Mermaid Trivia

#1. The character's body type and personality of Ariel were based on those of Alyssa Milano

#2. Where does Ariel live?

#3. What is forbidden between merpeople and humans?

#4. What kind of bird is Scuttle?

#5. How does Ursula die?

#6. What does Ursula do with Ariel's voice?

#7. What does Eric vow to do after he regains consciousness?

#8. What does Ariel collect in her grotto?

#9. Who does Ursula kidnap after the wedding is disrupted?

#10. When was The Little Mermaid released?

#11. Who disrupts Ariel and Eric's almost-kiss?

#12. Who composed the score for The Little Mermaid?

#13. Contact between merpeople and humans is allowed in Atlantica.

#14. What is the name of the mermaid princess in The Little Mermaid?

#15. Ursula puts Ariel's voice in a seashell.

#16. What era is The Little Mermaid credited with starting for Disney?

#17. The Little Mermaid was inducted into the Online Film & Television Association Awards Hall of Fame for which categories?

#18. Ursula disguises herself as a young woman named Vanessa.

#19. What does Triton give up to secure Ariel's release?

#20. What academy awards did The Little Mermaid win?

#21. Which song from The Little Mermaid was inducted into the Hall of Fame – Songs category?

#22. What deal did Ariel make with Ursula in The Little Mermaid?

#23. What must Ariel receive from Eric to remain a human permanently?

#24. Ariel must receive true love's kiss from Eric within three days to remain human permanently.

#25. What happens to Ariel at the end of the story?

#26. How is Ursula's enchantment over Eric broken?

#27. What is the name of the prequel of The Little Mermaid?

#28. The effect of Ariel's hair underwater was based on footage of Sally Ride when she was in space

#29. How does Ariel save Eric?

#30. Who does Ariel fall in love with at first sight?

#31. Eric kills Ursula by impaling her in the abdomen with a harpoon.

#32. What is Ariel's dream in The Little Mermaid?

#33. How many times has The Little Mermaid's soundtrack been certified platinum?

#34. Ariel saves Eric when he falls overboard during a storm.

#35. Which song from The Little Mermaid won the Gloden Globe Award for Best Original Song?

#36. Triton agrees to take Ariel's place as Ursula's prisoner.

#37. Which of the following awards did The Little Mermaid NOT win?

#38. What type of film is The Little Mermaid?

#39. Ariel discovers that Eric will be married to Vanessa.

#40. Ariel makes a deal with Ursula to become human for one day.

#41. Who rescues Eric from the water?

#42. Who declares herself the Queen of the Seven Seas?

#43. Where is Atlantica located?

#44. Who produced The Little Mermaid?

#45. Ariel falls in love with Eric at first sight.

#46. What does Scuttle do to disrupt Eric and Vanessa's wedding?

#47. How many Academy Award nominations did The Little Mermaid earn?

#48. Who does Ursula transform into to enchant Eric?

#49. What is Ariel's best friend's name?

#50. Eric is hypnotized by Ursula and forgets about Ariel.

#51. Who convinces Ariel to visit Ursula the sea witch?

#52. What is The Little Mermaid based on?

#53. What will happen if Ariel does not receive "True love's kiss" from Eric?

#54. What does Triton do to Ariel's collection of artifacts?

#55. Who did Ariel fall in love with in The Little Mermaid?

#56. Who gives Ariel inaccurate information about humans?

#57. Scuttle is a crab who serves as Triton's adviser and court composer.

#58. How does Eric kill Ursula?

#59. Who wrote the songs for The Little Mermaid?

#60. What happens to Ariel's voice when she transforms into a human?



Bravo! You have proven yourself to be a true Little Mermaid expert. From Sebastian’s catchy tunes to Ursula’s evil schemes, you know everything there is to know about this underwater adventure. You could probably swim alongside Flounder and Sebastian and help Ariel defeat Ursula herself. Be proud of yourself for acing this quiz and proving your love for this classic Disney movie. Keep up the great work! When you’re ready, you can re-do the trivia for a chance at a better score 🙂
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You might know the basics of the story and recognize a few of the characters, but you probably wouldn’t be able to name all of Ariel’s sisters or sing all the lyrics to “Under the Sea.”

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Lila has been a Disney fanatic since childhood and has what some would describe as an encyclopedic knowledge of all things Disney. She enjoys researching fun facts and trivia about Disney movies, characters, and theme parks to share with others. Lila's love for Disney is contagious, and she hopes to spread the Disney magic to everyone who takes her quizzes.

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