1 According to the rhyme, what does seeing seven magpies mean? 2 How many years bad luck does smashing a mirror bring? 3 What substance should you sprinkle on the doorstep of a new home to ward off evil spirits? 4 Which American rhythm & blues legend performed the hit song Superstition on children's TV show Sesame Street in 1973? 5 According to superstition, lighting how many cigarettes from the same match is considered unlucky? 6 Which aptly titled 1976 horror film was beset by a series of freak accidents and macabre events, leading to rumours the production was cursed? 7 Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of what? 8 Why should chopsticks never be left sticking upright in food? 9 Which vegetable apparently cures fevers when cut in half and placed beneath the bed of a sick person? 10 British statesman and author Edmund Burke said superstition is the religion of what kind of a mind: a) deranged b) feeble c) enlightened? Solution: 1 A secret never to be told 2 Seven 3 Salt 4 Stevie Wonder 5 Three 6 The Omen 7 The number 13 8 It is a symbol of death 9 Onion 10 b) feeble.