Aesop's Fables Moral quiz

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Aesop was a fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain and (if they ever existed) no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day.

In many of the tales, animals speak and have human characteristics and most of our moral-rich stories are credited to Aesop, a Greek slave and storyteller. How many of his tales do you remember?

Created by: Vira Dash

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  1. "We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted" is the moral of what fable?
  2. "Union gives strength." This lesson was learned by three quarreling brothers in what fable?
  3. "Beware of flatterers" is the moral of what fable?
  4. "To work today is to eat tomorrow" is the moral of what story?
  5. "Frauds and liars are always discovered, eventually, and pay for their actions accordingly." What fable told the story of a wolf hiding with the sheep?
  6. "Necessity is the mother of invention" is an accurate moral for what fable?
  7. "Even when liars tell the truth, they are never believed. The liar will lie once, twice, and then perish when he tells the truth." This moral comes from the story of "The Boy Who Cried ____".
  8. "Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear" is the moral of what fable?
  9. "Kindness, gentleness, and persuasion win where force fails" is the moral of what story about a competition of strength?
  10. "Slow and steady wins the race" is the moral attributed to what fable?

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