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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #83

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: September 29, 2023
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A – a general term for a minor planet of the inner Solar System
Asteroid
B – David, the first English soccer player to win league titles in four countries
Beckham
C – a storage closet, or a council of high-ranking members of government
Cabinet
D – meaning of “Dolci” on a menu of an Italian restaurant
Dessert
E – Dmitri Mendeleev created the periodic table of the ________
Elements
F – father and daughter actors Henry and Jane
Fonda
G – F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great ______ about the Jazz Age of the 1920s
Gatsby
H – a city in the Caribbean, or a hit by Camila Cabello
Havana
I – what you used to listen to music in 2008 if Apple’s your thing
iPod
J – ____ Kids, a memoir by Patti Smith
Just
K – the only republic remaining in the Soviet Union in December 1991 before it ceased to exist
Kazakhstan
L – a ride, or what a rising tide does to all boats
Lift
M – if you drive north from Bamako, you end up in this country
Mauritania
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N – TV show inspired by Luc Besson's thriller La Femme ______, or first name of USSR leader Khrushchev
Nikita
O – shape of an office that features a fireplace and three south-facing windows behind the president’s desk
Oval
P – country that has the world’s largest contiguous irrigation system
Pakistan
Q – arcade game where the objective is to change every cube in a pyramid to a target colour by making _*____ hop on top of the cube
Q*bert
R – Harvey Comics character or TV series ______ Rich
Richie
S – word that was first used in 2002 and now covers a significant portion of all photographs in social media
Selfie
T – the most famous person with first names John Ronald Reuel
J. R. R. Tolkien
U – may contain either coffee or a dead person
Urn
V – a carrion-eating bird, or a person who profits from the suffering of others
Vulture
W – Barbra Streisand’s biggest hit “_____ in Love”
Woman
X – city in Greece famous for its annual spring carnival
Xanthi
Y – Alfonso Cuarón’s film _ __ mamá también (And Your Mom Too)
Y tu
Z – unit prefix meaning a factor of 10 to the power of negative twenty-one; “септо” in Bulgarian
Zepto
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