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Phobia Quiz

Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz!

Quiz

1. If you were afraid of the number 13 (as in Friday the 13th), you'd suffer from:

  • Ailurophobia.
  • Thalassophobia.
  • Triskaidekaphobia.

2. The word phobia means "a persistent, irrational fear of a particular thing" in what language?

  • Old English.
  • Ancient Greek.
  • Latin.

3. A tour guide might have a hard time doing his job if he suffered from agoraphobia, which means a fear of what?

  • Public speaking.
  • Heights.
  • Crowds, public places, or open areas.

4. "Anchors Aweigh" might not be the favorite song of someone with thalassophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Kidnapping, especially by pirates.
  • Compasses.
  • The sea.

5. Ali Baba, the woodcutter from the Arabian Nights, would not likely suffer from xylophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Strange words.
  • Wooden objects or forests.
  • Percussion music.

6. Working at a veterinary clinic would likely be difficult for anyone with ailurophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Cats.
  • Suffering, illness, or ailments.
  • Allergies.

7. It would be hard to be a schoolteacher if you had anglophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Objects or spaces containing sharp angles.
  • England or anything English.
  • Fishing rods, rulers, pointers, or other long objects.

8. A military leader might not be very effective with ballistophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Missiles or bullets.
  • People who lose their tempers.
  • Balloons.

9. You might find it difficult to take a vacation with someone who had aviophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Birds.
  • Airplanes.
  • Receiving or giving advice or suggestions.

10. A man might not make a very interesting date if he suffered from philophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Being or falling in love.
  • Orchestral music.
  • Giving gifts or making donations.

11. You probably wouldn't have taken this quiz if you had phobophobia, or a fear of what?

  • Computers.
  • Answering or asking questions.
  • Phobias.

1. If you were afraid of the number 13 (as in Friday the 13th), you'd suffer from:
Triskaidekaphobia.

2. The word phobia means "a persistent, irrational fear of a particular thing" in what language?
Ancient Greek.

3. A tour guide might have a hard time doing his job if he suffered from agoraphobia, which means a fear of what?
Crowds, public places, or open areas.

4. "Anchors Aweigh" might not be the favorite song of someone with thalassophobia, or a fear of what?
The sea.

5. Ali Baba, the woodcutter from the Arabian Nights, would not likely suffer from xylophobia, or a fear of what?
Wooden objects or forests.

6. Working at a veterinary clinic would likely be difficult for anyone with ailurophobia, or a fear of what?
Cats.

7. It would be hard to be a schoolteacher if you had anglophobia, or a fear of what?
England or anything English.

8. A military leader might not be very effective with ballistophobia, or a fear of what?
Missiles or bullets.

9. You might find it difficult to take a vacation with someone who had aviophobia, or a fear of what?
Airplanes.

10. A man might not make a very interesting date if he suffered from philophobia, or a fear of what?
Being or falling in love.

11. You probably wouldn't have taken this quiz if you had phobophobia, or a fear of what?
Phobias.

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