Daily Archives: September 28, 2008

Daily Question – 106

People think something is named after A, but the name comes from B. Explain.

Answer: Salmonella, the genus of bacteria which cause typhoid and foodborne illness is named for Daniel Salmon, a veterinary scientist and not for salmon, the fish.

Cracked by Priya, Sankhya and Zizzyphus.

The QFI Chennai Super King for the week is Sankhya.