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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #21

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
The source for the K question: https://www.wordfrequency.info/samples.asp.
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Last updated: June 25, 2021
First submittedJune 25, 2021
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A – U.S. state that shares a border with Florida and Mississippi
Alabama
B – Disney film with Scottish princess Merida, or Aldous Huxley’s novel “_____ New World”
Brave
C – Justin Timberlake’s hit “____ ____ the Feeling!”
Can't Stop
D – first name of the woman in the back seat of the Mercedes speeding towards Paris’ Pont de l’Alma tunnel on August 31, 1997, at 12:23 a.m.
Diana
E – deadly virus that caused the 2013–2016 epidemic in Western Africa with over 11,000 deaths
Ebola
F – not dark, not unjust
Fair
G – country that is locally known as Hellas or Ellada
Greece
H – a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savoury dish made from chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice and garlic
Hummus
I – word appearing in the (English) name of a country, or building material of a metaphorical tower
Ivory
J – New Jersey band Bon ____, hits include “It’s My Life” and “You Give Love a Bad Name”
Jovi
K – among the 1000 most common words in English, the only one that starts “ke”
Keep
L – time away from one's work, or what you can never do in Hotel California
Leave
M – Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and ______
Miranda
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N – a songbird, or Florence who got the wild idea that nursing might require education
Nightingale
O – a Mars rover, or what is needed in addition to means and motive to indicate one's guilt in a criminal trial
Opportunity
P – home video game console first released in December 1994 in Japan
PlayStation
Q – incorporated into New York City in 1898
Queens
R – boy who founded Rome with his twin brother and whose tomb was allegedly found in 2020
Romulus
S – human-readable instructions in a programming language, or a 2011 movie where a soldier is repeatedly sent into a computed reality to find a bomber on a train
Source Code
T – to monitor the movement of a person or object, or a song on a CD
Track
U – the only national capital in the world that starts with U
Ulaanbaatar
V – DBC Pierre’s debut novel “_____ God Little”, or Harry Potter’s uncle
Vernon
W – Natasha Romanoff is known as superhero Black _____
Widow
X – first name of politician Becerra and Belgian retired professional tennis player Malisse
Xavier
Y – a light ship for making pleasure trips or racing on water
Yacht
Z – sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion
Zeus
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Level 71
Jun 26, 2021
Good quiz, nice spread of questions.
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Level 59
Jun 26, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 79
Jun 28, 2021
Very interesting quiz. Glad you told me about it. :)
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Level 59
Jun 28, 2021
Thanks so much!
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Level 55
Jul 1, 2022
The clue for S is technically wrong, whilst the protagonist is told it's a computer simulation the end of the movie makes very clear that wasn't actually the case.