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

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