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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #3

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 – Macedonian king who conquered the Persian Empire and was accidentally buried alive
Alexander the Great
B – Jamaican former sprinter, first name Usain
Bolt
C – to put an end to, or bunny-boiling Glenn
Close
D – country where Castello cheese and ECCO shoes come from
Denmark
E – middle name of the voice of Darth Vader, or a rank of nobility in Britain
Earl
F – without these we wouldn’t have a clue that something like dinosaurs ever existed
Fossils
G – painting by Johannes Vermeer, “___ With a Pearl Earring”
Girl
H – a Pharrell Williams hit, or something that is “lieto” or “feliz” in Italian
Happy
I – had 15 million users in 1995 and 5 billion users in 2020
Internet
J – was Pope only for 33 days (in 1978)
John Paul I
K – more familiar name for Godwin-Austen, Lambha Pahar or Chogori (the 2nd highest mountain on Earth)
K2
L – fashion house ____ Vuitton, or someone numbered XVI who had a crappy time around 1790
Louis
M – M in BMW
Motoren
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N – a three-part waterfall, “Honeymoon Capital of the World”
Niagara Falls
O – you cannot make this without breaking eggs
Omelette
P – a Japanese media franchise featuring Ash Ketchum
Pokémon
Q – cheese in Spanish
Queso
R – European capital that means “smoky bay” in the country’s own language
Reykjavik
S – Twilight main character Bella, or a bird familiar to Tchaikovsky fans
Swan
T – a Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer, whom Edison wanted to outsmart so badly that he publicly electrocuted animals
Nikola Tesla
U – Tashkent is the capital of this country
Uzbekistan
V – tennis player Williams, or the Roman equivalent of Aphrodite
Venus
W – physical motion in atmosphere, or something that is East, South, West or North in Mahjong
Wind
X – chemical element Xe: a noble gas that has been used in flash lamps and as a general anaesthetic
Xenon
Y – a pronoun, or someone for whom Bryan Adams does everything he does
You
Z – fictional swordsman whose true identity is Don Diego de la Vega
Zorro
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Level 15
Jun 27, 2021
Awesome quiz! Nominated!
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Level 59
Jun 28, 2021
Thanks!!