The Supernatural Tarot Quiz

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Tarot probably originated in which area?

Northern Italy may have spawned the first cards that we recognize as tarot.

How many cards are there in the Major Arcana?

The Major Arcana represent life-changing events.

How many cards are typically featured in a tarot deck?

But there is no standard number in a tarot deck.

What is the seventh card in the Major Arcana?

The card is sometimes called Victory or The Centurion.

What kind of animal made up the suits in the first tarot cards?

There were sometimes four types of birds denoting four different suits.

Tarot emerged in Europe in the middle of which century?

The first known decks emerged in Italy.

For how long have tarot cards been used for divination, a way to gain understanding of past or even future events?

For hundreds of years, people have used tarot as a way to gain insights into their lives and the world around them.

Which card may strongly suggest that you are living in fear or domination?

This card may signify that your life will be better if you learn to let go.

The first condemnation of tarot was based on the card's ties to what?

But mostly, the authorities didn't bother harassing readers or their querents.

If The Moon appears in your present, you should be wary of what?

Your reader may warn you of people who wish to con you.

The word "tarot" originates from what ancient phrase?

The word's origin is a mystery.

How many cards are there in the Minor Arcana?

There are four suits with 14 cards each.

Tarot card reading is a type of what?

The people who do tarot readings are usually just called "readers."

In many modern decks, the XIII card is named what?

In other versions, the card is left unnamed.

The Knight of Cups may symbolize what?

The Knight may refer to an intuitive and gentle person in your present.

"Pentacles" often refers to which suit?

And many of those cards may be marked with a pentagram.

Tarot is often associated with which subculture?

The New Age movement was all the rage in the 70s and 80s.

How many cards are there in the Swiss 1JJ tarot deck?

It is a variant of the original Marseilles deck.

Tarot readers often stress that the cards are a way to explore what?

The cards may help some people uncover their own biases and misconceptions.

Swiss tarot replaces the Papess with which cards?

Juno is "the chicken."

Which card is often associated with abrupt, harmful life changes?

The card often represents crisis or hazards.

Why is the Papess card often derided or scorned?

Some decks substitute names such Juno or The High Priestess to avoid fanning the flames of arguments.

The Fool's number is what?

Like the Joker in playing cards, The Fool is the beginning of the pack

Some researchers have connected tarot with which game?

It's because chess also has symbols like the queen, king and knight.

All Major Arcana cards feature what?

Some of the cards are also graced with various animals.

The Queen of Wands may symbolize what?

It also may represent a kind or loving female who is in your life.

What is the Thoth equivalent of the Justice card in the Rider-Waite deck?

In the Rider-Waite deck, Justice is one of the cardinal virtues alongside strength and temperance.

The Ace of Swords often refers to what?

It frequently represents decisive action.

The "Led Zeppelin IV" album cover features which trump card?

Some decks call this one The Sage or The Monk.

Who is often considered the creator of the most influential tarot deck?

His deck (made with the help of Pamela Colman Smith) was one of the first to illustrate every single card.

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Tarot is a centuries-old practice that combines art with psychology. How much do you know about these richly-illustrated and complex cards?

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