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Question 1: After some time they are removed by biotic factors from the ground, at which stage we can see a zone on the surface ________.
SoilWater wellClayLandslide

Question 2: Entering the ring on May Eve or ________ night was especially dangerous.
EasterMischief nightHalloween around the worldHalloween

Question 3: [38] A 20th century tradition from ________ calls the fairy ring a "galley-trap" and says that a murderer or thief who walks in the ring will be hanged.
SomersetShepton MalletMendip HillsBath and North East Somerset

Question 4: [32] According to a 20th century tradition of ________, this must be done under a full moon, and the runner must travel in the direction of the sun; to go widdershins allows the fairies to place the runner under their sway.
CornwallShropshireNorthumberlandCounty Durham

Question 5: Those found in the woods are called tethered, because they are formed by ________ fungi living in commensalism with trees.
AscomycotaMycorrhizaFungusPlant

Question 6: On the ________ in southern England, Calocybe gambosa has formed huge fairy rings which appear to be several hundred years old.
South DownsEast SussexWorthingBrighton and Hove

Question 7: Such ideas dated to at least the mediƦval period; The ________ term elferingewort ("elf-ring"), meaning "a ring of daisies caused by elves' dancing" dates to the 12th century.
Old EnglishGreat Vowel ShiftMiddle EnglishOld Norse

Question 8: Scandinavian and Celtic traditions claimed that fairy rings are the result of elves or ________ dancing.
BansheeDwarfFairyFairy painting

Question 9: Fairy imagery became especially popular in the ________.
Victorian eraUnited KingdomEnglandGeorgian era

Question 10: A tactic from early 20th century Wales is to cast wild marjoram and ________ into the circle and befuddle the fairies;[44] another asks the rescuer to touch the victim with iron.
ThymeCubebSpiceOregano







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