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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #62

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
Source for the T question: https://www.americancentury.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/136
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Last updated: December 16, 2022
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A – to give warning to (e.g. in bridge if your partner’s call has a special meaning)
Alert
B – “I'm a ______ girl, in the ______ world; Life in plastic, it’s fantastic”
Barbie
C – on the west coast of Africa, the capital city between Bissau and Freetown
Conakry
D – Benito Mussolini’s “title”
il Duce
E – Killing ___ (TV series about a bored MI5 security officer), or the night before
Eve
F – what you shouldn’t do to it if it ain’t broke, or a Greek beer
Fix
G – Lord of the Flies author William
Golding
H – country where the army ousted President Manuel Zelaya and sent him into exile in 2009
Honduras
I – between microwaves and (visible) light
Infrared
J – first name of actor Foxx (Ray, supervillain Electro)
Jamie
K – rock band from Las Vegas with hits “Somebody Told Me” and “My Own Soul’s Warning”
The Killers
L – capital city furthest away from Canberra
Lisbon
M – what James Bond is ordering when he says, “Shaken, not stirred”
Martini
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N – to observe, or advance announcement of termination of employment
Notice
O – J. Robert, Father of the Atomic Bomb (“How can I save my little boy from ___________'s deadly toy?”)
Oppenheimer
P – state where the de facto administrative capital is Ramallah
Palestine
Q – a preliminary stage of a competition, or a team or person who has won it
Qualifier
R – a train that is out of control, or 2010 hit by Kanye West
Runaway
S – “Ol’ Blue Eyes” Frank (From Here to Eternity, “New York, New York”)
Sinatra
T – a device found in 9% of American homes in 1950 and 98% of American homes in 1978
Television
U – sea ______, a marine echinoderm, “oursin” in French
Urchin
V – trumpet-shaped horn that produces a loud buzzing sound and is a symbol of South African football
Vuvuzela
W – first name of Simpson for whom King Edward VIII abdicated, or ______ and Futuna Islands
Wallis
X – the study of alien biology (in science fiction)
Xenology
Y – Millennium bug or, more generally, year 2000
Y2K
Z – lively, energetic, or fast-moving
Zappy
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