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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #47

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: May 20, 2022
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A – emperor whose last public words were, “I found Rome of clay; I leave it to you of marble”
Augustus
B – one of the world's most popular card games, or Golden Gate
Bridge
C – a learning programme, or where golf is played
Course
D – city where you can visit Jumeirah Mosque and Burj Khalifa
Dubai
E – the number of days it took Phileas Fogg to go around the world
Eighty
F – a group of vessels, or what the moment does (when in hurry)
Fleet
G – is “gull” in Norwegian, or Au in chemistry
Gold
H – prefaced by #
Hashtag
I – Australian rock band with hits “Need You Tonight” and “Suicide Blonde”
INXS
J – home country of sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah
Jamaica
K – company known for photographic film products; its full name is Eastman _____ Company
Kodak
L – African capital whose name includes the opposite of short
Lilongwe
M – Prime Minister of Finland whose name is very close to a country enclaved by Italy
Sanna Marin
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N – author of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687)
Isaac Newton
O – Robyn’s hit "Dancing on My ___"
Own
P – world’s 43rd most spoken language, or what can be done to silver
Polish
Q – perfectly typical or representative; the word refers to the fifth essence
Quintessential
R – “In the black corner, … the Italian Stallion, _____ Balboa!”
Rocky
S – not winter, but a person who adds numbers together
Summer
T – Spain’s highest peak, which is the mountain that casts the world’s largest shadow projected on the sea
Teide
U – city in the Netherlands known in Roman times as Traiectum or Ultra Traiectum
Utrecht
V – first name of Fleming, director of Gone with the Wind; the name means winner or conqueror
Victor
W – a route; a large one is Milky
Way
X – mutant Professor Charles Francis ______, or missionary Francis
Xavier
Y – TV sitcom Curb ____ Enthusiasm
Your
Z – ____ am See, Austrian ski resort named after a monk's cell in a monastery
Zell
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