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Superstitions & Magic Quiz

It's all about folklore 11 Questions.

 
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1

The 19th century Louisiana, Creole Marie Laveau was a practitioner of what?

  • Druidism
  • Wicca
  • Voodoo

2

According to maritime tradition, it's bad luck to set sail on which day?

  • Friday
  • Monday
  • Sunday

3

It's supposedly unlucky to utter the name of which play in a theatre?

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Hamlet
  • Macbeth

4

Little leprechauns supposedly work at which trade?

  • Shoemaking
  • Fruit selling
  • tailoring

5

Voodoo is a mixture of which religious traditions?

  • Low-church Anglicanism and Wicca
  • Catholicism & Fon, Ewe, and Mahi
  • Methodism and Witchcraft

6

Where is it supposedly unlucky to place a pair of new shoes?

  • on the table
  • On an altar
  • On the stairs

7

If you break a mirror, how can you undo the 7 years' bad luck?

  • By burying a piece in the garden
  • By walking through a river backwards
  • By going to Mecca

8

Which 1486 work (called Malleus Maleficarum in Latin) "proved" that witches exist?

  • The Hammer of the Witches
  • Macbeth
  • Religion and the Decline of Magic

9

Lord Carnavon's death in April 1923 was supposedly due to which curse?

  • The Curse of the Hope Diamond
  • The Curse of the Pharoahs
  • The Curse of Tippecanoe

10

Oneiromancy is the telling of the future by what means?

  • Reading tea leaves
  • Studying dreams
  • Reading tarot cards

11

What is the practice of reading the future in tea leaves called?

  • Aleuromancy
  • Scrying
  • Tasseomancy

 

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