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Daily Quiz | Eponymous words

Words that are named after people or places are eponymous words. 

Here is a quiz on some such words.

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1. 210 years ago, the Governor of the Massachusetts State in the United States signed a controversial bill that created an electoral district in an area within the State with the shape that resembled that of a mythical amphibian. This act, creating electoral boundaries to serve partisan ends, later got its name from the governor and his action. What word?

Answer :

Gerrymander from Elbridge Gerry and salamander

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