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

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