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Eponyms Quiz 1

1. Adam's apple

Your Adam's apple is in your

a. ribcage

b. mouth

c. neck

2. aphrodisiac

Which of the following is true of an aphrodisiac?

a. It is from Greece.

b. It improves one's appearance.

c. It is something you consume.

3. casanova

Which of the following best describes a casanova?

a. John has been married seven times.

b. Jason takes a different woman home every night.

c. Alex is nervous around attractive women.

4. Fallopian tubes

What is the main purpose of the fallopian tubes?

a. to provide a space for the fetus to grow

b. to transport an egg to the uterus

c. to prevent infection in the reproductive system

5. guy

Whom would you more likely refer to as a guy?

a. a man you met on a street corner

b. your father

c. your male boss

6. Jacuzzi

How does it feel inside a Jacuzzi?

a. cool and icy

b. rather stressful

c. hot and relaxing

7. leotard

Which part of the body is not covered when you wear a leotard?

a. fingertips

b. back

c. stomach

8. panic

Which situation is more likely to cause a parent to panic?

a. A tornado is coming.

b. The dinner will be late.

c. The children left the lights on.

9. teddy bear

You would most likely buy a teddy bear in a

a. pet shop

b. toy shop

c. hunting shop

10. wellingtons | wellies

What makes wellingtons so practical?

a. They never fall apart.

b. They are waterproof.

c. They are handmade.

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. Adam's apple - Your Adam's apple is in your: a) ribcage b) mouth c) neck

2. aphrodisiac - Which of the following is true of an aphrodisiac?: a) It is from Greece. b) It improves one's appearance. c) It is something you consume.

3. casanova - Which of the following best describes a casanova?: a) John has been married seven times. b) Jason takes a different woman home every night. c) Alex is nervous around attractive women.

4. Fallopian tubes - What is the main purpose of the fallopian tubes?: a) to provide a space for the fetus to grow b) to transport an egg to the uterus c) to prevent infection in the reproductive system

5. guy - Whom would you more likely refer to as a guy?: a) a man you met on a street corner b) your father c) your male boss

6. Jacuzzi - How does it feel inside a Jacuzzi?: a) cool and icy b) rather stressful c) hot and relaxing

7. leotard - Which part of the body is not covered when you wear a leotard?: a) fingertips b) back c) stomach

8. panic - Which situation is more likely to cause a parent to panic?: a) A tornado is coming. b) The dinner will be late. c) The children left the lights on.

9. teddy bear - You would most likely buy a teddy bear in a: a) pet shop b) toy shop c) hunting shop

10. wellingtons | wellies - What makes wellingtons so practical?: a) They never fall apart. b) They are waterproof. c) They are handmade.

Contributor: Matt Errey