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Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
“Rumpelstiltskin” is a story about a and his wife who lie to the king that their daughter (Lisa) could spin straw into gold. The king takes Lisa to his castle and locks her in a high tower room which has a big heap of straw and one . As suggested by the father, the king instructs her to spin the straw into gold by morning, or be . She has given up all hope when a strange appears in the room and spins straw into gold for her in return for her . The king is impressed, but he wants more gold. The little man returns at night and spins gold for her in return for her . The greedy king wants more gold. So on the third night, when she has nothing to reward him, the little man spins straw into gold with one condition - that Lisa’s child will be given to him. The king is so impressed that he marries Lisa. However, when their first child is born, the little man returns to claim his reward. Lisa is frightened and offers him all the gold he wants if she can keep the child. The little man refuses but finally agrees to give up his claim to the child if Lisa can guess his name in days. Lisa correctly guesses his name at time. He is furious and in smoke.