AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #1

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
Full names are alphabetised according to surname, not considering a possible surname prefix.
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Last updated: June 29, 2021
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A – country where Córdoba is the second largest city
B – Danish physicist Niels, Nobel Prize in 1922
C – novel where a Pencey student, Holden Caulfield, is the main character and narrator
The Catcher in the Rye
D – 1980s TV series with a main character called “J.R.”
E – the third and last dimension in Minecraft
F – a 1999 movie by David Fincher that you don't talk about
Fight Club
G – Italian scientist said to have dropped spheres of different masses from the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Galileo Galilei
H – Japanese island, the 7th largest island in the world
I – American band, hits include “Believer,” “Bad Liar,” “Radioactive”
Imagine Dragons
J – Kipling’s collection of stories and a Disney film, “The ____ Book”
K – Chinese gooseberry’s more familiar name, thanks to New Zealand
L – assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in 1865
Abraham Lincoln
M – the first name of Professor McGonagall, or a Roman goddess
N – Finnish middle-long-distance runner with nine Olympic gold medals
Paavo Nurmi
O – measures the distance travelled by a vehicle, such as a car
P – the capital of Haiti
Q – first name of movie director Tarantino
R – a perennial flowering plant, or a common verb in simple past tense
S – a 1811 novel that featured siblings Elinor, Marianne and Margaret
Sense and Sensibility
T – NBA team, _____ Raptors
U – primal Greek god, symbolising the sky
V – queen who wore black for the last 40 years of her life
Queen Victoria
W – to observe, or something that used to be attached to most people for most of the time
X – fictional estate of Charles Foster Kane, or Kublai Khan's capital city
Y – one of the most visited websites in the world
Z – first name of Swedish footballer (soccer player) Ibrahimovic
Level 50
Mar 26, 2021
Enjoyed that more of them please I you fancy it.
Level 62
Mar 26, 2021
Thanks, appreciated! Will make more in the future.
Level 95
Mar 26, 2021
Fun quiz; I put it up for the front page Spotlight.
Level 62
Mar 27, 2021
Wow, thanks!!
Level 83
Mar 31, 2021
Wikipedia says Yahoo! is the 11th most-visited website in the world. Surely that should qualify.. either the clue ought to be more specific, or Yahoo! accepted as a type-in
Level 62
Mar 31, 2021
Thanks for the feedback, Yahoo is now accepted as a type-in.
Level 76
Mar 31, 2021
like the quiz! but english doesn’t really have an imperfect tense, just a preterite (ie simple past tense), rose is an example.
Level 62
Mar 31, 2021
Great that you liked it, will submit a new quiz tomorrow. Sorry about the wrong term, English is not my mother tongue so I'm bound to be "imperfect". Now corrected.
Level 77
Mar 31, 2021
I really enjoyed this quiz! Great job on the spotlight :)
Level 62
Apr 1, 2021
Thanks, appreciated!
Level 74
Apr 5, 2021
I'm really proud of knowing Paavo
Level 54
Jun 8, 2021
Good quiz! Only got 13 of them!
Level 62
Jun 8, 2021
Great that you liked it! The next ones are a bit easier, I think.
Level 65
Jun 14, 2021
Only got 7...

But I'm a Taiwanese,so I think I'm not bad...Right?

Level 62
Jun 15, 2021
7 is not bad at all! And this #1 is probably the hardest of these all.
Level 89
Sep 24, 2022
Great variety.
Level 62
Sep 24, 2022
Level 81
Sep 4, 2023
Very fun! Got 25, which I'm pretty happy with :)
Level 62
Sep 4, 2023
Great that you liked it, and 25 is a brilliant result!