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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #19

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 13, 2021
First submittedJune 13, 2021
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A – native Mesoamericans who appreciated arts and were the first to make guacamole
Aztecs
B – the capital of Iraq
Baghdad
C – an agreement between two or more parties, or what Franklin Roosevelt did to polio in 1921
Contract
D – doctor who is able to speak with animals
Dr. Dolittle
E – song by Survivor that starts, “Rising up, back on the street; did my time, took my chances”
Eye of the Tiger
F – archipelago located about halfway between Norway and Iceland
Faroe Islands
G – a book in the New Testament (one was written by the namesake of a Star Wars character and one by the namesake of his actor)
Gospel
H – optical phenomenon produced by light interacting with atmospheric ice crystals, or a first-person shooter electronic game
Halo
I – “_________ Morse”, a TV crime series based on the books by Colin Dexter
Inspector
J – first name of actor Andrews starring in “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music”
Julie
K – metallic device that most of us still have in a pocket or handbag, often more than one
Key
L – monk who married a nun and who wrote one fifth of all material printed in Germany between 1500 and 1530, causing the biggest revolution that Christianity has ever seen
Martin Luther
M – country whose name includes the opposite of young
Moldova
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N – Jack who was nicknamed The Golden Bear and who was one of the greatest golfers of all time
Nicklaus
O – Gabriel Garcia Marquez's classic “___ _______ Years of Solitude”
One Hundred
P – Oscar-winning Korean movie, or an organism living inside another organism, causing it harm
Parasite
Q – a trembling or shaking; when occurring in the ground, preceded by “earth”
Quake
R – the thing that Earth does around the Sun, or what Che Guevara became a symbol of
Revolution
S – One Republic hit “Counting _____”, or an NHL team from Dallas
Stars
T – T in SWAT
Tactics
U – ______ K. Le Guin, known for the Earthsea fantasy series
Ursula
V – leading Italian composer of opera in the 19th century, noted for operas such as “Rigoletto” and “La traviata”
Giuseppe Verdi
W – open-collaborative online encyclopaedia that a modern quizmaker can hardly do without
Wikipedia
X – an engraving in wood; is “ksylografía” in Greek
Xylograph
Y – fictional bear debuting in 1958 who thinks he’s smarter than the average bear
Yogi
Z – city called Turicum by the Romans; now the largest city in Switzerland
Zürich
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