Multiple Choice: Misnomers Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated May 9, 2017

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Pencil lead is actually made of which material? Graphite
98.6%
Uranium
0.4%
Copper
0.6%
Topaz
0.3%
Tin foil is almost always made from which element? Aluminum
96.9%
Tungsten
0.8%
Silver
0.5%
Iron
0.7%
The guinea pig is actually a what? Rodent
90.9%
Bird
0.1%
Reptile
0.4%
Marsupial
8.1%
When you hit your funny bone, what are you actually hitting? Ulnar Nerve
69.4%
Median Nerve
7.1%
Tibial Nerve
18.1%
Palmer Digital Nerve
2.7%
Two-toed sloths actually have how many toes? 3
67.5%
4
20.4%
5
4%
6
4.1%
A Bombay duck is actually a type of what? Fish
62%
Bee
6.7%
Horse
8.6%
Snake
19%
Catgut actually comes from which animal? Sheep
54.7%
Horse
14.1%
Dog
3.6%
Pig
24.2%
Blackboard chalk is usually made of what? Gypsum
52%
Halite
9.2%
Limestone
32.2%
Granite
4.6%
The Horned Toad and Slow Worm are both species of what? Lizard
48.8%
Frog
34.5%
Snake
11%
Rat
1.1%
What is a starfish a type of? Echinoderm
46.7%
Cnidarian
11.4%
Brachyura
5.4%
Crustacean
31.2%
The English horn is actually a what? Woodwind instrument
44%
Percussion instrument
3.9%
String instrument
1.6%
Brass instrument
49%
An Alaskan Diamond is actually made of which material? Hematite
42.7%
Wolframite
16.5%
Natrolite
9.9%
Labradorite
25.2%
The Battle of Bunker Hill actually took place on which hill? Breed's Hill
42.1%
Punkatasset Hill
16.8%
Petticoat Hill
20.5%
Nobscot Hill
18%
Velvet ants are actually what? Wasps
40.4%
Mosquitos
7%
Dragonflies
11.9%
Spiders
35.9%
Where do Panama Hats originate from? Ecuador
39.6%
Brazil
22.2%
Paraguay
15.5%
Peru
18.3%
The Thousand Islands are actually how many islands? 1864
39.3%
2040
22.8%
2459
18.3%
2665
14.3%
Arabic numerals actually originate from which country? India
35.8%
China
22.3%
Mongolia
10.1%
Iran
27.9%
The Canary Islands are actually named after which species of animal? Dog
34.3%
Cat
10.1%
Fish
43.1%
Horse
9.4%
How long was the Hundred Years' War? 116 years
27.6%
105 years
18.4%
108 years
29%
111 years
20.9%
Chinese checkers actually originate from which country? Germany
13.7%
Canada
4.3%
United States
35.3%
India
41.6%

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