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General Knowledge: Things with the same name #3

How much do you know about these things that have the same name, or very similar names?
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Last updated: July 11, 2020
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In what city is the Parthenon?
Athens
In what city is the Pantheon?
Rome
In what city is the Panthéon?
Paris
 
 
Lucerne is a city famous for its covered wooden bridge, in what European country?
Switzerland
Lucerne is a purple-flowered plant grown as food for livestock, also known as what?
alfalfa
 
 
Modern orange varieties such as the navel orange are hybrids of two citrus species: the pomelo and what?
mandarin orange
William of Orange led a revolt that led to the independence of what country?
Netherlands
 
 
The Celtic people known as Gaels originated in what modern-day country?
Ireland
The Celtic people known as Gauls fought the Romans in the Gallic Wars, primarily in what modern-day country?
France
The Celtic people known as Gallaeci lend their name to Galicia, a region of what country?
Spain
The Bible contains a letter to the Celtic people known as Galatians, in what modern-day country?
Turkey
 
 
How many bits are in a byte?
8
What kind of equestrian headgear includes a bit?
bridle
What is the part of a power drill that holds the bit called?
chuck
The Bit people are an ethnic group in China and what other country?
Laos
 
 
How many legs does a tick have?
8
Clocks are said to make the sound "tick" and what other sound?
tock
The written mark known as a tick in the UK is called what in North America?
check mark
A tick is the fabric covering of what?
mattress or cushion
Many mammals have ticked fur, in which each hair is light at the base and dark at the tip. What pigment makes the tip dark?
melanin
What syndrome causes people to have uncontrollable tics of repetitive movements or sounds?
Tourette syndrome
 
 
Tic-tac-___
toe
Horse tack includes a variety of equipment typically made from what material?
leather
If a sailboat repeatedly tacks, what direction is it trying to go?
upwind
In the movies, a wall covered with photos, newspaper clippings, thumb tacks, and string implies that what exists?
a conspiracy
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