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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #8

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 27, 2021
First submittedApril 11, 2021
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A – traitor Benedict, or the first name of the Terminator actor
Arnold
B – country where Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas are among the largest cities
Bulgaria
C – Caesar did this to Rubicon, and Pilate had this in store for Jesus
Cross
D – Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film where the title character’s original name was Merkwürdigliebe
Dr. Strangelove
E – is “huit” in French, or black in billiards
Eight
F – Scottish band with hit “Take Me Out”, or an Austrian archduke
Franz Ferdinand
G – was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Google
H – food substance that does not spoil and was allegedly used by Egyptian Pharaoh Pepi II to smear slaves with, to keep flies away from himself
Honey
I – the capital of this country is Baile Átha Cliath (meaning "town of the hurdled ford") in the country’s other official language
Ireland
J – author E. L. of “Fifty Shades of Grey”, or NBA star LeBron
James
K – to make a joke, or a young goat or antelope
Kid
L – about 9.46 trillion kilometres (5.9 trillion miles)
Light-year
M – a title in The Hunger Games series, refers to a symbol of rebellion and a fictional bird
Mockingjay
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N – pleasant, satisfactory, or a city in France
Nice
O – usually a bit frustrating to see the words “Game ___” flashing on your screen
Over
P – a hit song by Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea, or a difficulty that has to be resolved
Problem
Q – reality television series “___ Eye” (for the Straight Guy)
Queer
R – mammals in the family Leporidae; were introduced to Australia in the 18th century and now cause millions of dollars’ worth of damage to crops
Rabbits
S – Irish author who wrote “Dracula”; original first name was Abraham
Bram Stoker
T – to grill or lightly cook, or something you occasionally have to wait for before you can down your drink
Toast
U – Manchester _____: football (soccer) club playing at Old Trafford
United
V – in the movie “Before Sunrise”, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy met on a train and spent the evening together in this European city
Vienna
W – weapon with which Indiana Jones gave himself a scar on the chin
Whip
X – fear of strangers or foreigners
Xenophobia
Y – Japanese corporation that produces musical instruments and motorcycles such as V-MAX
Yamaha
Z – a fitness programme created in Colombia, which combines dance moves with body-sculpting exercises
Zumba
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Level 75
Apr 11, 2021
Another great addition to the series. Nice job!
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Level 59
Apr 12, 2021
Thank you, I really appreciate it!