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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #35

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: December 4, 2021
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A – a river, or the world’s largest Internet company by revenue
Amazon
B – the only island in the world that is divided between three countries
Borneo
C – actor and director who parodied Adolf Hitler and was four days older than him
Charlie Chaplin
D – U.K. band ____ Purple, or the Throat whose information helped to expose the Watergate scandal
Deep
E – social science that studies how people interact with value
Economics
F – Stephanie Perkins’s debut novel Anna and the _____ Kiss
French
G – a contract to win all 13 tricks in bridge, or winning all four major annual tournaments in tennis or golf
Grand Slam
H – Audrey, who was known to her family as Adriaantje, or Katherine (not related to Audrey), who called herself Jimmy
Hepburn
I – English name of country where Abidjan was capital from 1933 to 1983
Ivory Coast
J – Bertie Wooster’s highly competent valet
Jeeves
K – to sharpen, or enthusiastic, eager
Keen
L – is “gelach” in Dutch, or the best medicine
Laughter
M – U.S. state where Foxborough, the hometown of the New England Patriots, is
Massachusetts
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N – __________ Forest cat, cat breed with glossy, long hair; its ancestors possibly came with the Vikings
Norwegian
O – world’s largest city starting with an O; has more people than the next twenty O cities combined
Osaka
P – 3.14159265
Pi
Q – location of the FBI Academy, or TV series where FBI agent Alex Parrish becomes a prime suspect in a terrorist attack
Quantico
R – middle name of Cristiano dos Santos Aveiro, who has scored the most goals in the history of the UEFA Champions League
Ronaldo
S – not minute, not the third
Second
T – an attempt to record a scene, or what you do to every breath when the Police will be watching you
Take
U – genus of about 35 species of forest and ornamental shade trees knows as elms
Ulmus
V – a region of space that contains no matter, or to clean with a Hoover
Vacuum
W – place where Alice goes through a rabbit-hole
Wonderland
X – a concurrent programming language developed by XMOS
XC
Y – Alice Cooper album Raise Your Fist and ____
Yell
Z – “first” name of Mao who was forced to get married at 13 and who later founded the PRC
Zedong
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