Miscellaneous Quiz / Common Misnomers

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Can you separate the misnomers from the, er, nomers?

Quiz Updated Dec 1, 2014

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Is a kiwi bird a bird?
Is a koala bear a bear?
Does the Marylebone Cricket Club have a cricket team?
Is catgut made from cats?
Is a Manx cat a cat?
Is a black bean a bean?
Is a white rhino white?
Does horsehair come from horses?
Is the Monaco Grand Prix held in Monaco?
Did the Spanish Inquisition originate from Spain?
Is the Red sea usually red?
Is there lead in pencil lead?
Was Americium discovered in America?
Are the Everly Brothers brothers?
Are refried beans fried more than once?
Did the 30 years' war (in the 17th century) last for 30 years?
Do frankfurters originate from Frankfurt?
Is a karate black belt black?
Do Panama hats originate from Panama?
Is a peanut a nut?
Are wellington boots named after the Duke of Wellington?
Is a jellyfish a fish?
Is Ecuador on the equator?
Is the Hubble telescope a telescope?
Did Chinese Checkers originate from China?
Is the cross on the Red Cross flag red?
Did the cor anglais (English horn) originate from England?
Is a black box (flight recorder) black?
Is a shooting star a star?
Does dry cleaning not use liquids?
Is a firefly a fly?
Are the Canary islands named after the canary bird?

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