Common Knowledge and General Knowledge Series #15

Annandale and Eskdale was a Scottish local government district in Dumfries and Galloway.

Annapurna I, the eleventh highest peak in the world, rises 8,078 metres in the Himalaya.

Annealing is a process of heating metals, glass, or other materials and then cooling them.

Annual is a plant that grows, blossoms, produces seed, and dies within one growing season.

Annuity is a sum of money paid out at regular times, usually yearly.

Annulment is the declaration that a marriage never really existed, or was void from the beginning.

Anodizing is a type of electrolysis used to place a protective oxide coating on metal.

Anointing of the sick is a sacrament of the Roman Catholic Church and of Eastern Orthodox churches.

Anorexia nervosa is an emotional illness in which a person refuses to eat.

Anouilh, Jean (1910-1987), was a popular and productive French playwright known for his polished dramas.

Anoxia is the lack of a normal supply of oxygen to body tissues, or the inability of the tissues to use the oxygen.

Ant is an insect that lives in organized communities.

Ant lion is an insect larva (immature form) that digs a pit in the soil to trap ants and other small insects for its food.

Antabuse is the widely used trade name of a drug used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism.

Antarctic Circle is an imaginary line that forms the northern boundary of Antarctica.

Antarctic Ocean is the name which is sometimes given to the waters surrounding the Antarctic continent.

Antarctica is the ice-buried continent that covers and surrounds the South Pole.

Antares, also called Alpha Scorpii, is the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius.

Antbird is the name of a perching bird which resembles shrikes and thrushes.

Anteater is the name of a group of mammals that feed mostly on ants and termites.

Antecedent is a word or group of words to which a pronoun refers in a sentence.

Antelope is the name of a large group of animals that have hoofs and hollow horns.

Antennae are long, delicate sensory organs on the heads of almost all insects and most other arthropods.

Anthrax is a severe infectious disease of farm animals which can also afflict human beings.

Anthropology is the scientific study of humanity and of human culture.

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