WONDER #1683: Can You Make a Wish Come True?

Question 1 of 3

Leprechauns who grant three wishes if you catch them are mythological creatures that trace their roots back to the folklore of which country?

  1. Ireland
  2. Iran
  3. Russia
  4. Ecuador

Question 2 of 3

Historians believe wishing on shooting stars can be traced back to which ancient writer and astronomer?

  1. Isaac Newton
  2. Ptolemy
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Zeus

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following things is NOT usually associated with making wishes?

  1. shooting stars
  2. wishing wells
  3. birthday candles
  4. flat tires

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