Testophobia Is A Thing: The Name That Phobia Quiz

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Testophobia Is A Thing: The Name That Phobia Quiz
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Are you afraid of snakes? The number 13? You're not alone. Many people have phobias. Actor Billy Bob Thornton is famously phobic of antique furniture. See how much you know about phobias -- if you don't have atychiphobia (fear of failure), of course.
If you have this phobia, you should stay away from PB&J.
cyclophobia
arachibutyrophobia
Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.
oenophobia

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People with this phobia should steer clear of haunted houses and scary movies. Even feel-good movies starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, actually.
ghostophobia
cryophobia
phasmophobia
Phasmophobia is the fear of ghosts. Ooooooooooo.

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If you suffer from ichthyophobia, you should probably stay away from sushi bars, due to your phobia of:
mercury poisoning
fish
Ichthyophobia is the fear of fish.
parasites

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What is the ultimate phobia?
phobophobia
Phobophobia is the phobia of phobias, which may be the worst vicious circle we can imagine.
phonophobia
plutophobia

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If you have a fear of crossing bridges, you suffer from:
acrophobia
hydrophobia
gephyrophobia
Gephyrophobia, the fear of crossing bridges, likely makes life difficult for people who live on an island.

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People with spargarophobia fear this vegetable.
lettuce
asparagus
Spargarophobia is the fear of asparagus. Perhaps it's because it makes your pee smell funny.
spinach

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The fear of being stared at is called:
ochophobia
ommetaphobia
ophthalmophobia
Ophthalmophobia is the fear of being stared at. Maybe that's actually why so many celebrities won't allow underlings to make eye contact with them.

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A common fear, the phobia of clowns is called:
coulrophobia
Coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, keeps many an adult and child awake at night. To quote Bart Simpson, "Can't sleep. Clown will eat me."
bozophobia
cherophobia

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Many parents might say their children suffer from this phobia every night, right around bedtime.
kleptophobia
arachnophobia
clinophobia
Clinophobia is the fear of going to bed.

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What is the fear of passing gas?
olfactophobia
emetophobia
phartophobia
We can't believe how perfect it is either, but phartophobia is the fear of passing gas.

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If you have rhytiphobia, Botox might help you with your problem.
fear of wrinkles
People with rhytiphobia have a phobia of wrinkles.
fear of migraines
fear of aging

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The fear of your relatives is called:
vitricophobia
syngenesophobia
Syngenesophobia is the fear of relatives, which makes for a very lonely Thanksgiving.
philophobia

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Triskaidekaphobia is fear of the number:
33
3
13
Fear of the number 13, or triskaidekaphobia, is probably based on the fact that 13 is thought to be an unlucky number.

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Papaphobia is a fear of:
the Pope
People with papaphobia are afraid of the Pope. We're sure he forgives them.
your father
the letter "p"

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If you suffer from methyphobia, you do not consume:
drugs
alcohol
Methyphobia is the fear of alcohol.
red meat

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If you have kathisophobia, you won't have a need for chairs in your house, as it's the fear of:
sitting down
Kathisophobia is the rare phobia of sitting down.
wood
cushions

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The fear of work is called:
stenophobia
hadephobia
ergophobia
Ergophobia, the fear of work, is something we can probably all relate to.

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Bullfighting would be a poor career choice for someone suffering from this phobia.
zemmiphobia
taurophobia
Taurophobia is a fear of bulls.
lutraphobia

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Fear of the opposite sex is called:
heterophobia
Heterophobia is fear of the opposite sex.
homophobia
homilophobia

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Genuphobia is fear of this body part.
elbows
knees
Believe it or not, some people have a phobia about knees - called genuphobia.
toes

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