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Matronymic: Quiz


Question 1: However, Abishai, Joab, and Asahel - the sons of Zeruiah, sister or stepsister of ________ - are invariably referred to as "Sons of Zeruiah" and the name of their father remains unknown.

Question 2: The matrilineal communities in South India and Nepal, namely the ________, Bunts, Newars, have family names which are inherited from their mother.

Question 3: Also the Biblical Judge Shamgar is referred to with the matronymic "Son of ________".
DagonEl (deity)AnatAstarte

Question 4: Filipinos take their mother's maiden name as their middle name; this is also the usual practice in ________.
East TimorMozambiquePortugalBrazil

Question 5: Some ________ people, like Heiðar Helguson, have matronyms.

Question 6: The Minangkabau of ________ are the largest group of people who use this naming system.

Question 7: A matronymic is a ________ based on the name of one's mother, grandmother, or any female ancestor.
Given nameIcelandic nameChinese namePersonal name


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