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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #44

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: April 10, 2022
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A – is “sterrenkundige” in Dutch (a type of scientist); anagram is “moon starer”
Astronomer
B – capital of Mali
Bamako
C – the first European to encounter a pineapple
Christopher Columbus
D – the only French suit of playing cards that has not been adapted from the German deck
Diamonds
E – book published in digital form
E-Book
F – actor Michael J., or the only animal to use the Earth’s magnetic field to hunt
Fox
G – American rock band with hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” and “Forever Now”
Green Day
H – to lay snares for rabbits, or what should be made while the sun shines
Hay
I – Asian country that borders the marginal waterbodies of Atlantic and Indian Oceans
Israel
J – football (soccer) club from Turin with a record number of Serie A titles
Juventus
K – common to Rudyard Kipling, North Korea and Basinger
Kim
L – is “etterlate” in Norwegian, or what is being done to Las Vegas in a Nicholas Cage movie
Leave
M – American football legend Dan, or country San
Marino
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N – the oldest river in North America (with a very illogical name)
New River
O – “One night in Bangkok and the world's your ______”
Oyster
P – this country has the world's largest tropical glacier
Peru
Q – "when" in Portuguese
Quando
R – first name of Mercutio’s love-sick friend
Romeo
S – ________ Things, sci-fi TV series set in the 1980s in the fictional town of Hawkins
Stranger
T – A-ha’s megahit; its music video was a mix of live-action and pencil-sketch animation
Take On Me
U – constellation in the northern sky also known as the Great Bear
Ursa Major
V – not Vietnam, Venezuela, or Vatican City
Vanuatu
W – city whose live animal and seafood market was closed permanently on 1 January, 2020
Wuhan City
X – is “diciotto” in Italian, 10010 in binary, ____ in Roman numerals
XVIII
Y – the oldest attraction in Florida is the Fountain of _____
Youth
Z – SW1 or 90210, for example
Zip code
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