Names questions This is a list of recently added questions about names. Play names quiz and see all the questions. What does the Japanese word "tsunami" mean?Harbour wave. A tsunami is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions have the potential to generate a tsunami. The word originated in Japan, and is a combination of two words: tsu (which means "harbor") and nami (which means "wave").Created by: Ninjaivery hard 33% sea wavesea wave6high waterhigh water29water wallwater wall43harbour waveharbour wave39etymology riddles » Where does the name cappuccino come from?The Capuchin friars. The name comes from the Capuchin friars, referring to the colour of their habits, and in this context referring to the colour of the beverage when milk is added in small portion to dark, brewed coffee. The physical appearance of a modern cappuccino with espresso créma and steamed milk is a result of a long evolution of the drink.Created by: Ninjaihard 56% the Capuchin monkeythe Capuchin monkey9the Capuchin friarsthe Capuchin friars70the Capuchin bushthe Capuchin bush26the Capuchin Riverthe Capuchin River19beverages riddles » What is measured with an ammeter?Electric current. An ammeter (from Ampere Meter) is a measuring instrument used to measure the current in a circuit. Electric currents are measured in amperes (A), hence the name.Created by: Ninjaieasy 70% electric potentialelectric potential189electric currentelectric current612rainfallrainfall54probability of deathprobability of death18science riddles » ,,Big Apple'' is a nickname for?New York. "Big Apple" is a nickname for New York City. It was first popularized in the 1920s by John J. Fitz Gerald, a sports writer for the New York Morning Telegraph. Its popularity since the 1970s is due in part to a promotional campaign by the New York tourist authorities. The term "big apple" was used by Frank Sinatra in conversation with opera singer Dorothy Kirsten. Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani in 1997 signed legislation designating as "Big Apple Corner".Created by: erzacaverage 65% ChicagoChicago43WashingtonWashington16Los AngelesLos Angeles25New YorkNew York161America riddles » What dog breed is that?Komondor. The Komondor is a large, white-coloured Hungarian breed of livestock guardian dog with a long, corded coat. It was brought to Europe by the Cumans and first mentioned in a Hungarian codex from 1544. The Komondor breed has been declared one of Hungary’s national treasures, to be preserved and protected from modification.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 33% PuliPuli683KomondorKomondor1346Polish Lowland SheepdogPolish Lowland Sheepdog893KuvaszKuvasz1051Hungary riddles » The symbolic work of art showing the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death is called...Vanitas means "futility" or "worthlessness", the traditional Christian view being that earthly goods and pursuits are transient and worthless. Vanitas themes were common in medieval funerary art, with most surviving examples in sculpture. Common symbols include skulls, rotten fruit, bubbles, smoke, watches, and hourglasses.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% memento morimemento mori1103carpe diemcarpe diem351vanitasvanitas727gravisgravis55painting riddles » Which galaxy group includes the Milky Way?Local Group. The Local Group is the galaxy group that includes the Milky Way. The Local Group comprises more than 54 galaxies, most of them dwarf galaxies. Its gravitational center is located somewhere between the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy. Created by: Tschukahard 45% Local GroupLocal Group688Home GroupHome Group131Earth SystemEarth System197Galileo SystemGalileo System484astronomy riddles » What's the full name of France?French Republic. France , officially the French Republic (French: République française), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.Created by: Tschukahard 50% French RepublicFrench Republic737United French RepublicUnited French Republic237United FranceUnited France33Federal Republic of FranceFederal Republic of France461France riddles » The historical, Latin name of Ireland, given by the Romans is ...Hibernia. The Romans would later refer to Ireland by this name too in its Latinised form - Hibernia. Hibernia as a national personification representing Ireland appeared in numerous cartoon and drawings, especially in the nineteenth century. Created by: Tschukavery hard 31% AlbionAlbion623E'ireE'ire1218HiberniaHibernia1143IrlindeIrlinde650Ireland riddles » What literally, from the Greek language, means the word geodesy?Division of the earth. The term "geodesic" comes from geodesy, the science of measuring the size and shape of Earth; in the original sense, a geodesic was the shortest route between two points on the Earth's surface, namely, a segment of a great circle. The term has been generalized to include measurements in much more general mathematical spaces; for example, in graph theory, one might consider a geodesic between two vertices/nodes of a graph. 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