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The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. Until 2004, which Birmingham studios comprised the BBC's Midlands base?

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1. WH Auden, Frankie Howerd and Judi Dench were all born in which historic north of England city?

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1. York.

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1. Panda

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1. Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

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1. Berlin

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1. The Hansa recording studios are in which city?

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1 What, in the United States, does SCOTUS stand for?

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1. Supreme Court of the United States.

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1. Strasbourg

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1. Which is the easternmost city in France?

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1. Che Guevara.

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1. In 1967 whose dead body had the hands cut off in order for his identity to be confirmed?

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1. Enoch Powell.

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1. "All political careers end in failure." The words of which politician (1912-1998)?

The Big Question: What exactly did Gary McKinnon do wrong, and should he be extradited?

Why are we asking this now?

Because Gary McKinnon has been fighting the United States' plans to have him extradited on hacking charges for the best part of seven years.

The Big Question: Why is US health care in such a mess, and what can Obama do about it?

Why are we asking this now?

The issues on President Obama's plate as he prepares to take a summer break on Martha's Vineyard range from the stumbling economy to Afghanistan and the Middle East, but it is domestic policy and his pledge to enact health care reform that keeps him awake at night.

The Big Question: How is progress towards London 2012 going, and are there any hidden pitfalls?

Why are we asking this now?

Yesterday marked three years to go until the opening ceremony of the London Games in 2012. That's 1,095 days, or 156 weeks, including today.

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