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You need to flush rewrite rules after adding or modifying rewrite rules in WordPress. flush_rewrite_rules() can be used to flush rules. For more info check these links : https://codex.wordpress.org/Rewrite_API/add_rewrite_rule https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/flush_rewrite_rules
It is excruciatingly painful to deeply customize WordPress load process. It's not quite clear if your requirements here are performance related or tied to soemthing else. For your question as stated there would be about following approaches (madness ascending): get rid of actual code causing unwanted queries, altogether or via techniques like caching ...
Considering WordPress Codex flush_rewrite_rules This function is useful when used with custom post types as it allows for automatic flushing of the WordPress rewrite rules (usually needs to be done manually for new custom post types). However, this is an expensive operation so it should only be used when absolutely necessary.... I'd recommend you to ...
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