Disney Stereotypes: Race & Gender


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Why has the full version of Disney's 'Song of the South' never been released to the public?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 70,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. Why did critics pan Aladdin as a racist depiction of Arab peoples?

2. How did Disney depict the strong female character of Mulan?

Start your free trial to access this entire page
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Disney movies contain many stereotypes, and this quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of them. You will be tested on how they are depicted in the films.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of the following:

  • How Frozen changed the pattern by producing a strong female character
  • Similar gender stereotypes found in Snow White and Sleeping Beauty
  • Reason why the full version of Disney's Song of the South was never released to the public
  • How Disney depicted the female character of Mulan
  • Reason why critics labeled Aladdin as a racist portrayal of Arab people

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - be sure that you get the most important information from the related lesson about Disney stereotypes
  • Critical thinking - apply related concepts to look at information about the movie Aladdin in a different light
  • Information recall - use the information you've received regarding the depiction of women and men in Snow White and Sleeping Beauty

Additional Learning

To learn more about stereotypes in Disney movies, review the attached lesson called Disney Stereotypes: Race & Gender. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines racial inequality
  • Explains how Disney movies influenced young girls to want to be like princesses and young boys to be like princes.
  • Identifies what helped Disney bounce back in 1989