Common Knowledge and General Knowledge Series #14

Angles made up one of the three Germanic tribes that invaded Britain during the A.D. 400’s and 500’s.

Anglicans are Christians who belong to churches that are part of the Anglican Communion.

Anglo-Boer Wars were two wars fought in South Africa between the United Kingdom (UK) and the Boers, people mainly of Dutch descent (see BOERS).

Anglo-Catholic is a term used of a section of the Church of England.

Anglo-Irish Agreement was signed in November 1985 by the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is the first great work of English prose and the most important source of English history from about 800 to 1066.

Anglo-Saxons were members of the Germanic tribes that settled in what is now England in the A.D. 400’s and 500’s.

Angophoras are Australian trees that are closely related to eucalypts.

Angora is a hair fibre made from the fur of the Angora rabbit.

Angstrom is a unit of length used to measure very small distances.

Anguilla is an island dependency of the United Kingdom located in the West Indies.

Anhinga is a large bird that lives in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, New Guinea, and Australia and in warm regions of the Western Hemisphere.

Anhydride is a chemical substance that forms acids or bases when combined with water.

Anhydrous ammonia is the liquid form of pure ammonia gas.

Ani is the name of three species of birds in the cuckoo family.

Aniline is a chemical best known for its use in making dyes.

Animal experimentation is the use of animals in scientific research, including medical research.

Animal husbandry is the science of producing livestock.

Animal rights movement is a term that refers to organized efforts opposing the use of animals for research, food, and clothing.

Animal worship is the practice of worshipping or honouring animals.

Animation is a film technique in which filmmakers create the illusion of motion, rather than recording it with a camera as live action.

Animism is a term for any religion in which souls of dead people or spirits of nature play an important role.

Anise is an annual herb related to caraway and dill.

Ankle is the joint where the leg and the foot meet.

Ankylosaurus was a large, armoured dinosaur that lived between 68 million years and 65 million years ago in what is now western North America.

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