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1. 'Square Dance', 'Round the Square', 'Round the Houses'. All working titles for which long-running TV programme?

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1. Massachusetts state senate governor Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814) gave his name to what type of political manipulation?

Fatal felines: the cards to avoid when playing Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens: a "highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette"

A crowdfunding success story has seen a simple card game raise a massive $7m in a matter of weeks. Jackie Bischof reports on the Exploding Kittens phenomenon

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1. In 1909 the chemist Leo Baekeland announced the creation of the first synthetic plastic. What did he call it?

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1. As a police cadet, which future member of Sixties UK pop group was first on the scene of the April 1960 crash in Wiltshire that resulted in the death of singer Eddie Cochran?

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1. Who is the French symbol of liberty and reason?

Christmas Details Competition: A scrap of lace, a teasing curl… the clues were there, but how did you do in our seasonal quiz?

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1. What was the international language created by the Polish linguist LL Zamenhof in 1887?

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The Big Question: Does screening for breast cancer help or hinder treatment?

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A report yesterday claimed that breast screening saves two women's lives for every one who receives unnecessary treatment.

The Big Question: Why has the Government imposed such a heavy tax on cider?

Why are we asking this now?

On Wednesday the Chancellor Alistair Darling said duty on cider would go up by 10 per cent above the rate of inflation. It will increase the price of a pint of cider in a pub by about 20p, to about £3 a pint. Cider drinkers say that they are among the biggest losers from the 2010 Budget and are lobbying 10 Downing Street to reverse the policy.

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