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

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