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QUIZ: Can you name the 1st Generation Pokémon by the origin of their names?

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Name OriginPokémonType
parasite + insectBug/Grass
a kabuto (a Japanese helmet)Rock/Water
needle + kingPoison/Ground
starfish + youWater
cueball + boneGround
wiggly + tough or tuff (short for 'tuffet')Normal
zap + dos (Spanish for 'two')Electric/Flying
drowsy Psychic
macho + chokeFighting
sand + slashGround
char + lizardFire/Flying
crab + crabby (cranky)Water
king + anglerWater
rhino + don ('tooth' in Latin)Ground/Rock
volt + orbElectric
jiggly + puffNormal
needle + 'o' to distinguish masculinityPoison
gol ('good as gold') + duckWater
lick + it + tongueNormal
arctic + uno (Spanish for 'one')Ice/Flying
Japanese word 'gyakusatsu' meaning 'massacre' + dosWater/Flying
bee + drillBug/Poison
far-fetched (meaning unusual/impossible)Normal/Flying
vile (smelly) + plumeGrass/Poison
tentacle + cruelWater/Poison
slow + brotherWater/Psychic
dragon + airDragon
sea + kingWater
dodo (bird) + duoNormal/Flying
weeping + bell (plant)Grass/Poison
batPoison/Flying
ivy + dinosaurGrass/Poison
pidgeonNormal/Flying
sealWater
gas + ghastlyGhost/Poison
pidgeonNormal/Flying
executor + eggGrass/Psychic
pika (Jap. for 'sparks') + chu (sound a mouse makes)Electric
tangleGrass
ammonite + starRock/Water
geode + dudeRock/Ground
clamp + oysterWater/Ice
gravelRock/Ground
clef (music) + fableNormal
rapid + dashFire
flare + eonFire
shell + oysterWater
primate + apeFighting
psy (psychic) + duckWater
(water) vapor + eon Water
rat + eradicateNormal
Name OriginPokémonType
nine + tailsFire
bulb(ous) + dinosaurGrass/Poison
magmaFire
gol ('good as gold') + batPoison/Flying
electric + buzzElectric
war + tortoise + turtleWater
a slow poke (name you call someone when they are being slow)Water/Psychic
blast + tortoiseWater
E + V, the first two letters in 'evolve'Normal
weevil + needleBug/Poison
arcane (mysterious) + canine (dog)Fire
sea dragonWater
macho + chopFighting
molten + tres (Spanish for 'three')Fire/Flying
dew + dugong (kind of manatee)Water/Ice
parasiteBug/Grass
an electrode (an electric conductor)Electric
monkeyFighting
dug + trio (three)Ground
sand + shrewGround
dragon + knightDragon/Flying
vulpine (fox) + six (tails)Fire
clef (music) + fairyNormal
needle (male)Poison
coughingPoison
needle + 'a' to distinguish femininityPoison
rai (Jap. for 'thunder' + chuElectric
poliwog + wrathWater/Fighting
hypnosisPsychic
char + salamanderFire
pincerBug
mew + twoPsychic
butterfly + freeBug/Flying
growl + lithe (limber)Fire
meow (sound a cat makes)Normal
magic word #1Psychic
bell (plant) + sproutGrass/Poison
dodo (bird) + trioNormal/Flying
from its Japanese name 'Laplace'Water/Ice
magnet + mite (suffix for some metallic materials)Electric/Steel
polygon Normal
jolt + eonElectric
dig + let (little)Ground
needle (female)Poison
muck (like mud or slime)Poison
cocoonBug/Poison
jinxIce/Psychic
onyx, a type of mineralRock/Ground
a golem, from medieval and Hebrew legendsRock/Ground
'snake' spelled backwardsPoison
hauntGhost/Poison
Name OriginPokémonType
mew (sound a cat makes)Psychic
metamorphosis + podBug
aero ('air') + pteradactylRock/Flying
caterpillar + pie (as in 'cutie-pie')Bug
macho + champFighting
'cobra' spelled backwards, with a k insteadPoison
needle + queenPoison/Ground
fear + sparrowNormal/Flying
spear + sparrowNormal/Flying
chanceNormal
execute + eggGrass/Psychic
mimePsychic
venom + gnatBug/Poison
hitman (mon, short for 'monster') + lee (Bruce Lee)Fighting
pony + tailFire
poliwog + whirl (referring to its belly)Water
hitman (mon, short for 'monster') + chan (Jackie Chan)Fighting
grime + slimmer (type of mold)Poison
magic word #3Psychic
kabuto + topsRock/Water
Genghis Khan + kangarooNormal
magic + carp (even though it isn't very magical)Water
a bull as in the constellation TaurusNormal
gloom(y) + bloomGrass/Poison
scytheBug/Flying
venom + mothBug/Poison
shortening of 'doppelgänger', a ghostly double of a personGhost/Poison
squirt + turtleWater
ratNormal
pidgeonNormal/Flying
wheezingPoison
tentacle + coolWater/Poison
magic word #2Psychic
goldfish + queenWater
rhino + hornGround/Rock
poliwog + wagWater
char + chameleonFire
purr + PersiaNormal
odd + radishGrass/Poison
sea horseWater
victory + tree + bell (plant)Grass/Poison
snore + relaxNormal
marrow (bone marrow) + whackGround
'ditto' meaning 'copy'Normal
venus (fly trap) + dinosaurGrass/Poison
ammonite (ancient seashell mollusk)Rock/Water
dragon + tinyDragon
magnet + ton (larger than its previous form)Electric/Steel
starfish + meWater/Psychic

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