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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #20

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
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Last updated: June 19, 2021
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A – the eighth month in Latin, or first name of dictator Pinochet
Augusto
B – constituted the world’s first known salary; for Homer Simpson it’s Duff
Beer
C – country whose name comes from the Iroquoian word for “village”
Canada
D – 2019 hit by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee, watched in YouTube more than 7 billion times
Despacito
E – a tree of the genus Ulmus, or a street where you don’t want to live if you’re a teenager and Freddy Krueger is somewhere about
Elm
F – poker hand consisting of five cards of the same suit
Flush
G – first name of the main character in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series
Gregory
H – a thicket of bushes, or a pooled investment fund that trades in relatively liquid assets
Hedge
I – the largest city in Turkey
Istanbul
J – a moon of Saturn, or the two-faced god who presumably gave his name to a month
Janus
K – character from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” who was one of Entertainment Weekly’s “21 Most Annoying TV Characters Ever”, or John F. who had a catastrophic visit to Dallas
Kennedy
L – commonly known name for men's top professional football (soccer) division of the Spanish football league system
La Liga
M – an important relative whom you might not meet until you’re about 30; anagram for “Woman Hitler”
Mother-in-law
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N – a drug delivery device used to administer medication in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs
Nebulizer
O – ___ of sight, ___ of mind
Out
P – grunge band ___ Jam, or a glistening object produced within the soft tissue of a living shelled mollusc
Pearl
Q – this city in Iran is the world’s largest city with a three-letter name
Qom
R – a long, narrow elevation on an ocean bottom, or son of Eric and Stephanie Forrester (or so we thought)
Ridge
S – country with the world’s second-largest airport, King Fahd International Airport
Saudi Arabia
T – to write a note, or what Eliot Ness did to Al Capone
Take down
U – what you must have in addition to password to log in
Username
V – to look at, or what the room (eventually) had in the E. M. Forster book
View
W – damage to an item caused by use over time, or what Lady Gaga did to raw meat
Wear
X – Alfonso ___, King of Spain until the proclamation of the Second Republic in 1931
XIII
Y – an Ivy League university in New Haven, Connecticut
Yale University
Z – country where the city of Livingstone is an important tourist capital
Zambia
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Level 69
Jun 19, 2021
you should change the type-in for answer X as XII gets accepted for XIII
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Level 59
Jun 19, 2021
Thanks, now corrected! The auto type-in was not the best choice here...