WONDER #1196: Is It Bad Luck to Open an Umbrella Indoors?

Question 1 of 3

An irrational practice or belief that stems from ignorance, fear, belief in the supernatural, or a mistaken understanding of the cause of an event is called a what?

  1. myth
  2. legend
  3. phobia
  4. superstition

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a word used to refer to an umbrella?

  1. bumbershoot
  2. parasol
  3. brolly
  4. dryhat

Question 3 of 3

In many ways, superstitions developed in ancient times because of a lack of what type of explanations?

  1. scientific
  2. mythical
  3. legendary
  4. hypocritical

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