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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #9

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: April 13, 2021
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A – Plato’s student who disagreed with Plato’s ideas on equality of men and women and was (unfortunately) the more influential philosopher of the two
Aristotle
B – a country on an island in the Persian Gulf
Bahrain
C – a type of spaniel, or Joe who sang “Up Where We Belong” with Jennifer Warnes
Cocker
D – baseball team from Michigan: _____ Tigers
Detroit
E – the current lingua franca of international business, science, aviation, etc.
English
F – (in the book) a second-year university student from Geneva who creates a live humanoid from dead tissues
Victor Frankenstein
G – serious and sombre, or the last place where most of us will go
Grave
H – Mad About You actor Helen, or something that the fox really, really does not look forward to
Hunt
I – Billy who'd do anything for his sweet sixteen
Idol
J – 2007 movie of a pregnant teenager, or Roman goddess married to Jupiter
Juno
K – inability to resist the urge to steal items
Kleptomania
L – U.S. city in a desert; name means “The Meadows”
Las Vegas
M – a word familiar to sports fans and pyromaniacs, or something mothers are constantly trying to find for their daughters if we believe Jane Austen
Match
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N – in units, between micro and pico
Nano
O – “____Trail”, a series of educational computer games, referring to a U.S. state
Oregon
P – P in OPEC
Petroleum
Q – Marvel character who moves at superhuman speed, or a common name for mercury
Quicksilver
R – the young kangaroo in Winnie-the-Pooh
Roo
S – a weekly current affairs magazine published in Germany, or the rear part of a ship
Stern
T – to practice an ability, or Paula Hawkins novel “The Girl on the ___”
Train
U – general of the Union Army and U.S. president _____ S. Grant, or a variant of the name Odysseus
Ulysses
V – 2012 album by Grimes, based on the Latin word for "act of seeing”
Visions
W – witch or warlock, like Merlin
Wizard
X – one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe
Xhosa
Y – the time it takes Tellus to complete one revolution of the Sun
Year
Z – Robert who directed “Back to the Future” and “Forrest Gump”
Zemeckis
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