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Different Name, Still the Same 4

This quiz is about people, places, and things that have had their names changed or are known by another name.


Quiz ID:#30887
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Created By:cnmne*us*****




#1   By what name was Mount Everest previously identified by British surveyors?

#2   By what name is the painting "Arrangement in Grey and Black" more commonly known?

#3   By what name was Indian princess Pocahontas known after she married an English settler at the Jamestown colony?

#4   What was the original name of the Visa credit card?

#5   What British Invasion rock band began as The Detours?

#6   What national capital city was once known as Philadelphia?

#7   What Texas university began as The Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy?

#8   What was the original name of John F. Kennedy International Airport?

#9   What African country was formerly known as Nyasaland?

#10   The Yahoo! website began with the name "____________________ Guide to the Worldwide Web". What names go in the blank?

#11   The element potassium was originally called natrium.

#12   Football's Super Bowl was originally called the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.

#13   The Greek god/titan Cronus was known as Uranus in Roman mythology.





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