Subject: UNLUCKY

(e.g., What weekday joined with a day of the month is unlucky? Answer: Friday the 13th.)

Freshman Level

1. Walking under one of these is bad luck.

2. If one of these crosses your path it's bad luck.

3. Breaking one of these causes seven years of bad luck.

Graduate Level

4. Opening this in the house is bad luck.

5. If your left hand itches, what bad luck will befall you?

6. Spilling this could bring bad luck unless you take immediate action.

Ph.D Level

7. In China, this number is unlucky because it sounds like "death."

8. Wearing this gemstone, if it's not your birthstone, is bad luck.

9. Putting this item of clothing on a bed is bad luck.

Answers:

1. Ladder.

2. Black cat.

3. Mirror.

4. Umbrella.

5. You will lose money.

6. Salt.

7. Four (4).

8. Opal.

9. Hat.

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