Miscellaneous Quiz / 'A' General Knowledge

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Can you answer these general knowledge questions that all begin with the letter 'A'?

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Bauxite is the main source of which third most abundant element in the earth's crust?
Which South American mammal has a name that means 'little armored one' in Spanish?
Which ancient Greek polymath's principle can be stated as 'Buoyancy = weight of displaced fluid'?
Which large seabird ranges widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific?
Which noble gas is the third most common gas in the Earth's atmosphere?
Which constellation is named after a Greek mythological character chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster?
In ancient Greek mythology what was the food or drink of the gods that gave longevity or immortality?
Which snake of the boa family may grow to a great size and is native to tropical South America?
It is generally agreed that Jesus and his disciples primarily spoke which language?
The search for the 'Philosopher's Stone' and the 'Elixir of Life' are connected to which ancient philosophical practice?
Which drug developed by Bayer AG in 1897 is often used to relieve minor aches and pains such as headache?
Which river, lake and swamp dwelling predatory reptile derives its name from Spanish term for 'the lizard'?
Which anxiety disorder is commonly associated with a fear of public places?
What name is given to a collection of works of such as poems, short stories, plays, songs etc?
Which is the the main artery in the human body originating from the heart and extending down to the abdomen?
On which mountain in Turkey is it claimed Noah's Ark came to rest?
Which desert located mostly in Chile is probably the oldest and driest on earth?
Which sea is located between Greece and Turkey?
Which major seaport on the Pacific coast is Mexico's largest resort city?
Which is the fifth book of the New Testament?
In which city in Uttar Pradesh India is the Taj Mahal located?

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