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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #69

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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A – book format whose sales increase fast and have (in the U.S.) eclipsed ebook sales
Audiobook
B – city where, on 9 November 1989, a slightly misinformed announcement was made and people started climbing
Berlin
C – rover that landed on Mars in 2012, or what killed the cat
Curiosity
D – Daniel who has won three Oscars for Best Actor (e.g. There Will Be Blood)
Day-Lewis
E – first name of Fear of Flying author Jong
Erica
F – not flabby, but a business enterprise
Firm
G – 1 followed by 100 zeros
Googol
H – island that Columbus named La Isla Española in 1492
Hispaniola
I – to apply measuring devices, or a tuba
Instrument
J – capital and largest city of South Sudan
Juba
K – novelist whose protagonists often face bizarre predicaments (The Metamorphosis) and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers (The Trial)
Franz Kafka
L – what Forrest compared to a box of chocolates
Life
M – Real ______, football (soccer) club that plays in the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
Madrid
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N – her in Bulgarian, no in German
Nein
O – Asterix's best friend, or an Atari video game about them
Obelix
P – “The _____ of Love”, hit of the same name written by many artists and covered by Celine Dion
Power
Q – Pennsylvania’s nickname (in addition to Keystone State)
Quaker State
R – Louis Comte was the first conjurer on record to pull this out of a top hat
Rabbit
S – a sense, or what teen spirit does, according to Nirvana
Smell
T – the name of this weapon is loosely based on the title of the novel Tom Swift And His Electric Rifle
Taser
U – country with about 1.1 million citizens and 9 million expatriates
United Arab Emirates
V – person who abstains from the use of animal products, particularly in diet
Vegan
W – The Worst _____, fantasy drama children's TV series based on novel series by Jill Murphy
Witch
X – is “sherry” in English, “jerez” in Spanish, “_____” in French
Xérès
Y – the fifth-longest river system in the world, and the largest to drain into the Arctic Ocean
Yenisey
Z – Ben Stiller’s 2001 comedy film about dimwitted supermodel Derek _________
Zoolander
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Level 62
Mar 25, 2023
As to the P question, my absolute favourite is the one by Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
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Level 89
Mar 31, 2023
That FGTH song is a great, great song.

Huey Lewis and the news and Jennifer Rush also did songs with the same title around the same time that were much inferior to FGTH.