11 Pieces of Disney Trivia for When You’re Just Feeling Nostalgic

For those of us who can’t ALWAYS be in the parks at Disney World, we find the nostalgia WHEREVER we can get it!

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From binge-watching Disney+ to scouring new merch on shopDisney to recreating Disney recipes, there are LOADS of ways we can Bring the Disney magic when we’re at home!

Another fun way to get nostalgic is with some Good ol’ fashioned Disney trivia!

Psst EPCOT was almost a LOT different

A great way to pretend you’re in the parks AND test your knowledge of all things Disney, we put together some fun Disney trivia questions, from park history to movie lore! So let’s see how much you know!

question

When did Walt Disney Studios’ first full-length film come out?

What is one of these?

And what was it?

Answer

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfsreleased in 1937!

Snowwhite!

It’s a classic that stands the test timeas evidenced by the fact that Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is routinely the longest line at Disney World!

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Before there was Mickey Mouse what character was Walt Disney’s FIRST animation?

Mickey Mouse water painting

Hint: it wasn’t Minnie, either!

Answer

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit!

You guys — it’s OSWALD!

He’s cute and all, but let’s just say we’re glad we get to dine at Chef Mickey’s and not…Chef Oswald’s.

question

How many square miles is Disney World?

You’re gonna need some maps

Let’s just say it’s BIG.

Answer

About 40 square miles!

Animal kingdom map

For context, that’s twice the size of Manhattan!

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What did EPCOT originally stand for?

Spaceship Earth

Ya know before it was conceptualized as a theme park?

Answer

Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.

It’s come a long way!

Between the HOT new rides and outta this world restaurants, EPCOT has come a LONG way since its original vision as a futuristic living community!

question

What is the fastest ride at Disney World?

Hint: it isn’t this

some go slow and some go FAST.

Answer

test track!

test track

Outpacing the likes of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster and Space Mountain, this EPCOT attraction zooms to a speed of 65 mph!

question

What was the first animated movie to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars?

The Oscars billboard at Disney Springs

Hint: toy story 3 other up were the only other two animated movies to earn the same nomination.

Answer

Beauty and the Beast!

movie stars!

It was nominated for six awards at the 1992 Oscarslosing Best Picture to the decidedly NON-Disney film, The Silence of the Lambs.

question

What were the first words Mickey Mouse was animated to say?

Mickey Mouse tank top

Hint: it wasn’t “oh gosh!”

Answer

hot dogs!

Mickey is clearly a fan of Casey’s Corner

Weirdly enough his first word wasn’t “waffle!” Or “Dole Whip!”

question

What is the highest grossing animated Disney film?

AMC Disney Springs

other how much do you think it MADE?

Answer

frozen 2!

Elsa

The 2019 sequel was a HUGE hit, earning $1.45 billion at the global box office!

question

How many happy haunts reside in The Haunted Mansion?

Looks like a good time tbh

It’s a pretty big mansionafter all.

Answer

999!

Room for one more!

But there’s room for 1,000

question

How many hotel rooms are in Disney World?

Disney’s Grand Florida Resort & Spa

Friendly reminder that Disney World is TWICE the size of Manhattan.

Answer

36,000!

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort lobby

Across 25 resortsthat’s enough rooms for you and 35,999 of your closest friends!

question

What is Disney’s private island called?

Mickey Mouse on his own private island

It’s our FAVORITE stop on a Disney cruise!

Answer

Castaway Cay!

Castaway Cay

it’s a 1,000-acre island in the Caribbeanbut only about 55 of those acres are actually developed by Disney.

Castaway Cay

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