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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?

Jenny Gilbert presents the answers to our seasonal head-scratching blockbuster...

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

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The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run was established in 1896 partly to mark the abolition of which legal requirement in motoring

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1. Who's the only Prime Minister to serve under three different monarchs?

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The Big Question: How will we pay for the care of elderly people as the population ages?

Why are we asking this now?

It is 13 years since Tony Blair said he did not want children brought up in a country "where the only way pensioners can get long-term care is by selling their home".

The Big Question: What lessons do the Vancouver Games offer for London 2012?

Why are we asking this now?

The 2010 Winter Olympics, staged in Vancouver, Canada, have just ended, and the next Olympics, albeit a Summer Games, will be staged in London in two years' time, running from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

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