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This quiz asks what things are named after.

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#1. Name a part of the body that is named after a person.

Adam’s Apple. There are more less common ones. Check out this Mental Floss article to see some more obscure ones.

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#2. What food is named after a Belgian city?

Brussels Sprouts, named after the Belgian capital.

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#3. What country is named after Jesus? ? This country has a Spanish name

El Salvador, in Spanish translates to ‘The Saviour’.

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#4. The US is one of two countries that has a capital named after what?

A President. Washington D.C., named after George Washington. Liberia is the other. The capital Monrovia is named after former US President, James Monroe.

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#5. What is the only language to have over 100 million speakers and be named after a religion?

Hindi

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#6. What musical instrument is named after a shape?

Triangle

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#7. All the planets in our solar system except for earth are named after what?

Roman Gods

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#8. The teddy bear is named after whom?

Theodore Roosevelt, the story of how this came about can be found here.

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#9. Name one of the two people that have a month named after them?

Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar. Of course July and August.

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#10. Which country is named after a biblical king? Clue: it is a pacific island nation.

Solomon Islands

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#11. What has both a planet and a month named after it?

Mars, the god of war. March and Mars(planet).

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#12. Which US city is named after the Greek word meaning brotherly love?

Philadelphia

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#13. What is the citrus fruit that is named after another fruit?

Grapefruit, it is named grapefruit as it can grow in clusters, like grapes.

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#14. Which US State’s capital city is named after the man who discovered America?

Ohio, capital Columbus, named after Christopher Columbus.

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#15. What is the only ocean that is named after a country?

Indian Ocean

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#16. The Nobel prize is named after whom?

Alfred Nobel, a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor and businessman who invented Dynamite. He originally wanted to name his discovery ‘Nobel’s Safety Powder’, but settled for Dynamite.

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#17. What is the only sign of the zodiac that is not named after a living thing but rather an object?

Libra, scales.

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#18. What is the sports stadium in Manhattan that is named after a president?

Madison Square Garden

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#19. What is a breed of dog that is named after a state in Mexico?

Chihuahua

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#20. Which country is named after Australia’s discoverer?

Cook Islands, named after Captain James Cook. He was the first man to step foot on all the continents apart from Antarctica.

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FULL QUESTION AND ANSWER LIST
Name a part of the body that is named after a person.
Adam’s apple (There are more less common ones, google if unsure.)

Name the food named after a Belgian city.
Brussels sprouts

Name the country named after Jesus.
El Salvador. Spanish for ‘The saviour’

The US is one of two countries that has a capital named after what?
A President

What is the only language to have over 100 million speakers and be named after a religion?
Hindi

Name a musical instrument named after a shape.
Triangle

All the planets except for earth are named after what?
Roman Gods

The teddy bear is named after whom?
Theodore Roosevelt

What is a breed of dog that is named after a state in Mexico?
Chihuahua

Name one of the two people that have a month named after them?
Julius Caesar (July) Augustus Caesar (August)

Which country is named after a biblical king? Clue it is a pacific island nation
Solomon Islands

What has both a planet and a month named after it?
Mars, the god of war

Which US city is named after the Greek word meaning brotherly love?
Philadelphia

What is the citrus fruit that is named after another fruit?
Grapefruit. Quizmaster fact; Grapefruit is named after Grapes because it can grow in clusters like grapes

Which US State’s capital city is named after the man who discovered America?
Ohio (Columbus)

What is the only ocean that is named after a country?
Indian Ocean

The Nobel prize is named after whom?
Alfred Nobel
Thinkmore fact: Nobel was famous for inventing dynamite

What is the only sign of the zodiac that is not named after a living thing but rather an object?
Libra (scales)

What is the sports stadium in Manhattan that is named after a president?
Madison Square Garden

Which country is named after Australia’s discoverer?
Cook Islands

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