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Folklore and Superstition covers the topics of good luck, bad luck and uncommon wisdom. Discover more about topics like conspiracy theories, urban legends or voodoo.


Troll Lore Quiz

 Troll Lore Quiz

How much do you know about these snaggle-toothed beasts? Take our HowStuffWorks troll lore quiz and find out. See more »

Famous Urban Legends Quiz

 Famous Urban Legends Quiz

Urban legends feature a range of spooky characters, from aliens to vengeful ghosts. Quiz yourself on the most famous urban legends at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Spirits at Sea: Ghost Ships Quiz

 Spirits at Sea: Ghost Ships Quiz

Many ships have reportedly lived past their physical deaths. Test your knowledge of tales of ghost ships by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Old Wives' Tales and Superstitions Quiz

 Old Wives' Tales and Superstitions Quiz

How much do you know about these old wives' tales and superstitions? Take our HowStuffWorks quiz to find out! See more »

Dracula Myths and Realities Quiz

 Dracula Myths and Realities Quiz

There are some real-world foundations for some stories about Dracula and vampires. Take our quiz to see if you know your Dracula myths and realities. See more »

Ghosts From Around the World Quiz

 Ghosts From Around the World Quiz

Every locale has its spooky legends. Test your knowledge of ghosts from around the world with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From 'Cinderella' to 'The Bear Prince': International Fairy Tales Quiz

 From 'Cinderella' to 'The Bear Prince': International Fairy Tales Quiz

Fairy tales vary across cultures, but they often tell similar stories. Test your smarts on international fairy tales with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Facts You Don't Really Need to Know: The Useless Trivia Quiz

 Facts You Don't Really Need to Know: The Useless Trivia Quiz

You probably won't use any of these facts, but it doesn't hurt to know them. Get your fill of useless trivia by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Norse Mythology Quiz

 The Norse Mythology Quiz

You've probably heard of Thor, but what else do you know about Norse mythology? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From Vulcan to Virgil: The Roman Mythology Quiz

 From Vulcan to Virgil: The Roman Mythology Quiz

Roman mythology was influenced by the Greeks, but the stories are still fascinating. Test your smarts on Roman myths with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »