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Fifty for Fun.

1 Which comic is to voice a mother and son karaoke duo in Channel 5's Roary The Racing Car?

2 British actor Dominic West criticised the likes of Russell Crowe, Johnny Depp and Renee Zellwegger for doing what?

3 A few cups of which drink every day can help reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease?

4 Around 800 pages of the earliest surviving example of which religious book was made available on the internet?

5 Which Hollywood star dismissed the Michael Jackson memorial service as "public whoopia" and refused to attend? 6 Why did more than half of people say they liked looking at homes they could not afford?

7 The memorial commemorating the 52 victims of the July 7 bombings is situated where in London?

8 A once-a-day injection has given new hope to sufferers of which disease?

9 Which former Britain's Got Talent contestant performed at the Michael Jackson memorial?

10 The leader of which country was forced to cut short a trip to the G8 summit?

11 Which radio station did motorists vote as their favourite to listen to while driving? 12 Which TV presenter announced that he was ending his on-screen partnership with James Cracknell after one final challenge? 13 Which royal issued a stark environmental warning at the 33rd Richard Dimbleby lecture?

14 Which actor launched a campaign to make terminally ill cancer patients aware of nursing services that allow them to die at home?

15 The cross-party consensus on Afghanistan was breached for the first time by which politician?

16 Which TV star has been axed from the Government's National Savings & Investments advertising campaign? 17 Which ballet dancer will join the panel of BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing?

18 Jaguar launched their new XJ model car with the help of which supermodel? 19 Name the short-lived pop band that Hollyoaks' star Taylor Dawson was in? 20 Which EU country's MPs became the latest to pass a law banning public smoking indoors?

21 What was blamed for a 5.6% slump in sales on the high street compared with the same time last year?

22 Tourists from which country were named as the worst-behaved by European hoteliers?

23 Where were people living in flats encouraged to grow their own vegetables? 24 Which London landmark would children like to change into a robot?

25 Amanda Redman returns to New Tricks for the sixth series which begins July 16 on BBC One. What Minder actor does she star alongside?

SPORT 26 Pete Sampras won Wimbledon in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. Who won the tournament in 1996? 27 Which German club play their home games at the Volkswagen Arena? 28 Name the four members of the current Australia squad who took part in the 2005 Ashes series in England?

29 With which club did Leeds Rhinos centre Keith Senior start his professional career? 30 British and Irish Lions lock Simon Shaw plays for which club side?

31 Mark Cavendish surpassed Chris Boardman's British record number of professional triumphs with his victory in stage two of the Tour de France on Sunday. What was Boardman's tally? 32 Roger Federer became the most successful player in grand slam history when he beat Andy Roddick in the Wimbledon final. How many grand slam titles has he won?

33 Who is the oldest footballer to play a competitive match for England Under-21s? 34 Before Saturday's victory against South Africa, when was the British and Irish Lions' last Test win?

35 Which county recorded the second highest successful run chase ever in the LV County Championship's 145-year history and the eighth highest of all time last week?

36 Who wore the No. 9 shirt at Real Madrid prior to Cristiano Ronaldo?

37 Which two teams were losers in the Friends Provident Trophy semi-finals this weekend?

38 What is the injury that has ruled Australia's Brett Lee out of the opening Ashes Test?

39 What is the name of Philadelphia's baseball team?

40 From which club did Chelsea sign goalkeeper Ross Turnbull last week? 41 Birmingham's new signing Christian Benitez hails from which country? 42 Name the five sports that make up 49 What is the name of the South American equivalent of Europe's Champions League?

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43 How many weeks did Rafael Nadal spend as world number one?

44 Who won the Open Championship the first time it was hosted at Turnberry in 1977?

45 Mark Cavendish rides for which cycling team?

46 What nationality is Manchester City striker Benjani Mwaruwari? 47 Which player was named 'man of the series' in the 2005 Ashes?

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