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APCs Insider, January 20, 2012

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Which U.S. state’s motto is Sic semper tyrannis (Thus always to tyrants)?

a. Massachusetts
b. Vermont
c. Virginia
d. West Virginia

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Last week’s question
What is fear of Friday the 13th called?

a. Anthropophobia
b. Batrachophobia
c. Eisoptrophobia
d. Friggatriskaidekaphobia

The correct answer is D. Friggatriskaidekaphobia is a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th. Anthropophobia is a fear of people, while batrachophobia is a fear of amphibians, frogs, newts, and salamanders. Eisoptrophobia is an abnormal and persistent fear of mirrors.

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