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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #58

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
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Last updated: October 23, 2022
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A – fictional island that sank
Atlantis
B – what employees are supposed to be doing in team-building activities, or James with a licence to kill
Bond
C – modern form of customer service that is often handled by bots (change the last letter and you got an African country)
Chat
D – Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the ___ in the Night-Time, or Suede album ___ Man Star
Dog
E – songwriting competition in Europe held annually (apart from 2020) since 1956
Eurovision
F – eating “utensils” used to eat pasta before tomato sauce was introduced in the 1790s
Fingers
G – “I’d catch a _______ for ya; Throw my hand on a blade for ya; I'd jump in front of a train for ya; You know I'd do anything for ya”
Grenade
H – not coldness, but Miami’s basketball team
Heat
I – Edith Wharton’s The Age of _________, winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Innocence
J – has a mass of 318 Earths
Jupiter
K – having a friendly, warm-hearted nature, or child in German
Kind
L – the first Soviet republic to declare that it was an independent nation in 1990
Lithuania
M – ______ 5, band with hits “Moves like Jagger” and “Animals”
Maroon
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N – national capital that is 800 km (500 mi) north of Kingston
Nassau
O – nerve that transmits visual information from the retina to the brain
Optic nerve
P – American corporation that owned submarines, a cruiser and a destroyer, only because Soviet Union paid for soft drinks with military equipment
PepsiCo
Q – mycoprotein-based meat substitute, or a fox hunt, both named after an English village
Quorn
R – strategy board game of world conquest with 42 territories
Risk
S – an amphetamine, or 1994 movie with Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock
Speed
T – swimming, cycling, and running all in the same race
Triathlon
U – animated feature by Disney/Pixar where a widower flies with his house; the French title is Là-haut
Up
V – capital of Seychelles
Victoria
W – Murder, She _____, TV series starring Angela Lansbury as a mystery novelist
Wrote
X – Louis ___ who, in 1830, was the King of France for about 20 minutes, until he stood up to his wife and abdicated
XIX
Y – the largest city of Myanmar
Yangon
Z – porous mineral used in water softeners
Zeolite
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