Multiple Choice: Misnomers Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated May 9, 2017

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Pencil lead is actually made of which material? Graphite
98.8%
Uranium
0.3%
Copper
0.6%
Topaz
0.3%
Tin foil is almost always made from which element? Aluminum
97.3%
Tungsten
0.8%
Silver
0.5%
Iron
0.6%
The guinea pig is actually a what? Rodent
91.2%
Bird
0.1%
Reptile
0.3%
Marsupial
8%
When you hit your funny bone, what are you actually hitting? Ulnar Nerve
69.8%
Median Nerve
7.2%
Tibial Nerve
18%
Palmer Digital Nerve
2.7%
Two-toed sloths actually have how many toes? 3
68.1%
4
20.5%
5
4%
6
4.1%
A Bombay duck is actually a type of what? Fish
62%
Bee
6.7%
Horse
8.9%
Snake
19.4%
Catgut actually comes from which animal? Sheep
54.9%
Horse
14.3%
Dog
3.6%
Pig
24.5%
Blackboard chalk is usually made of what? Gypsum
52.1%
Halite
9.3%
Limestone
32.4%
Granite
4.5%
The Horned Toad and Slow Worm are both species of what? Lizard
49.3%
Frog
35%
Snake
10.9%
Rat
1.1%
What is a starfish a type of? Echinoderm
47.5%
Cnidarian
11.3%
Brachyura
5.4%
Crustacean
31.4%
The English horn is actually a what? Woodwind instrument
43.8%
Percussion instrument
4%
String instrument
1.6%
Brass instrument
49.3%
An Alaskan Diamond is actually made of which material? Hematite
42.9%
Wolframite
16.7%
Natrolite
10%
Labradorite
25.7%
The Battle of Bunker Hill actually took place on which hill? Breed's Hill
42.2%
Punkatasset Hill
16.8%
Petticoat Hill
20.5%
Nobscot Hill
18.3%
Velvet ants are actually what? Wasps
40.6%
Mosquitos
6.8%
Dragonflies
12.1%
Spiders
36.5%
Where do Panama Hats originate from? Ecuador
39.7%
Brazil
22.5%
Paraguay
15.7%
Peru
18.5%
The Thousand Islands are actually how many islands? 1864
39.5%
2040
23.3%
2459
18.5%
2665
14.4%
Arabic numerals actually originate from which country? India
35.8%
China
22.5%
Mongolia
10.2%
Iran
28.3%
The Canary Islands are actually named after which species of animal? Dog
34.2%
Cat
10%
Fish
43.8%
Horse
9.5%
How long was the Hundred Years' War? 116 years
27.3%
105 years
18.4%
108 years
29.6%
111 years
21.4%
Chinese checkers actually originate from which country? Germany
13.5%
Canada
4.3%
United States
36.2%
India
41.9%

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