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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #79

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
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Last updated: August 12, 2023
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A – a law, or what thespians do
Act
B – religious leader whose spot of enlightenment under a bodhi tree has been preserved for about 2500 years
Buddha
C – skydiving devices, or tubes through which one can slide down; the board game Snakes and ladders is also known as ______ and Ladders
Chutes
D – a Marvel character (acronym nickname), or a person who plays and mixes recorded music for an audience
DJ
E – someone who died – or did he? (his anagram is “Lives”)
Elvis
F – acronym for International Federation of Association Football
FIFA
G – plant grown as ground cover, or German writer Günter (The Tin Drum)
Grass
H – reality TV show The Real __________ of New Jersey
Housewives
I – another name for the Volcano Islands of Japan, of which ___ Jima is one
Iwo
J – not August, but named after Caesar
July
K – first name of inspector Wallander created by Henning Mankell
Kurt
L – a great deal, or a distinct portion or plot of land
Lot
M – main island of the island nation whose capital is Port Louis
Mauritius
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N – Hitchcock’s 1959 spy thriller North by _________
Northwest
O – Michelle who wrote 2018 autobiography Becoming
Obama
P – the most spoken language in the Southern Hemisphere
Portuguese
Q – multinational corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, which creates semiconductors, software, and services related to wireless technology
Qualcomm
R – historic market town in Berkshire, England, or the thing you do with books
Reading
S – like, comment, _____ (in German: “gefällt mir, kommentieren, teilen”)
Share
T – degree to which a poisonous substance may harm a cell or organism, or System of a Down’s 2001 hit
Toxicity
U – an alien spacecraft
UFO
V – ice hockey team _____ Golden Knights who compete in the Pacific Division of NHL
Vegas
W – awarded actor Denzel (Training Day, Unstoppable)
Washington
X – team size in rugby union, “quinze” in French, __ in Roman numerals
XV
Y – me or I in Spanish, or a slang interjection (“__, Adrian, I did it!”)
Yo
Z – Novaya ______, an archipelago in the northern part of Russia; houses the easternmost point of Europe
Zemlya
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