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Not An Ordinary Quiz On Superstitions !

Some superstitions have multiple origins; others have lost theirs over time. I've listed some updated facts about the subjects of the old sayings . 10 Questions.

 
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1

Any of these answers would probably be correct in the modern world, but according to the old superstitious rhyme "What will keep the doctor away"?

  • Vitamins early in the day
  • An apple a day
  • No insurance surely may

2

According to an old wives' tale, what should you do while passing by a cemetery?

  • Put your thumb on your forehead and yell "Beaver!"
  • Pray for all the lost souls
  • Hold your breath

3

It is unlucky to wear opals, unless you were born in this month.

  • April
  • February
  • October

4

According to an old wives' tale, what will happen if you step on a crack on a sidewalk or walkway?

  • You'll find a money pack.
  • You'll break your mother's back.
  • You'll cry on the way back.

5

Which one of these will NOT make your wish come true?

  • Wish while blowing all the candles out on your birthday cake in one breath
  • Wish while throwing a coin into a well or fountain
  • Wish while knocking on wood

6

According to other old wives' tales, which of these animals is NOT considered to be good luck if it enters your home?

  • a crow
  • a frog
  • a cricket

7

It is considered unlucky for this animal to cross your path if you are in the United States, but lucky if it crosses your path in Britain. What is it?

  • Black cat
  • Black rat
  • Red dog

8

If you ever want to see a friend again, never say goodbye to them how?

  • when a bat flies overhead
  • while on a bridge
  • during an eclipse

9

You better throw it over your shoulder if you happen to spill any!

  • Rosemary
  • Salt
  • Sugar

10

Two of these are actual superstitions about brooms, but one isn't. Which one is NOT a superstition about brooms.

  • If someone is sweeping the floor and sweeps over your feet, you'll never get married.
  • Never take a broom when you move or you'll take the bad luck from your previous home with you.
  • If you drop a broom, hold your nose and jump over it three times or you'll be poor.

 

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