Questions of First Person To Win Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

John Carpenter was the first person ever to win the contest – Who wants to be a Millionaire? He was also the most unique, because he did it without the use of any helplines. In fact, he only used the ‘phone-a-friend’ helpline to call his father to tell him that he was going to win. Cheeky bastard!

  • Question of

    $100: In the “Road Runner and Coyote” cartoons, what famous sound does the Road Runner make?

    • Ping! Ping!
    • Beep! Beep!
    • Aooga! Aooga!
    • Vroom! Vroom!
  • Question of

    $200: Where should choking victims place their hands to indicate to others that they need help?

    • On their hips
    • Over their eyes
    • On the knees
    • Around their throat
  • Question of

    $300: Which of these dance names is used to describe a fashionable dot?

    • Polka
    • Hora
    • Swing
    • Lambada
  • Question of

    $500: In what “language” would you say “ello-hay” to greet your friends?

    • Bull Latin
    • Dog Latin
    • Pig Latin
    • Duck Latin
  • Question of

    $1,000: What part of a chicken is commonly called the “drumstick”?

    • Breast
    • Wing
    • Leg
    • Gizzard
  • Question of

    $2,000: What is the only position on a football team that can be “sacked”?

    • Quarterback
    • Wide Receiver
    • Tight End
    • Center
  • Question of

    $4,000: What god of love is often depicted as a chubby winged infant with a bow and arrow?

    • Zeus
    • Cupid
    • Mercury
    • Poseidon
  • Question of

    $8,000: What Steven Spielberg film climaxes at a place called Devil’s Tower?

    • ET: Extra Terrestrial
    • Raiders of the Lost Ark
    • Jurassic Park
    • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Question of

    $16,000: In what US town did the famous 1881 shoot-out at the O.K. Corral take place?

    • El Paso
    • Tombstone
    • Dodge City
    • Laramie
  • Question of

    $32,000: Which of the following months has no US federal holiday?

    • August
    • February
    • September
    • November
  • Question of

    $64,000: What mythological beast is reborn from its own ashes?

    • Golem
    • Minotaur
    • Phoneix
    • Dragon
  • Question of

    $125,000: Who developed the first effective vaccine against polio?

    • Albert Sabin
    • Neils Bohr
    • Louis Pasteur
    • Jonas Salk
  • Question of

    $250,000: Which of the following is not a monotheistic religion?

    • Islam
    • Hinduism
    • Judaism
    • Christianity
  • Question of

    $500,000: What architect designed the glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre?

    • Frank Gehry
    • Le Corbusier
    • Philip Johnson
    • I.M. Pei
  • Question of

    $1,000,000: Which of these US presidents appeared on the television series “Laugh-In”? (Here’s where John used the “Phone a Friend” lifeline, but as you know, he didn’t actually ask for any help.)

    • Lynold Johnson
    • Richard Nixon
    • Jimmy Carter
    • Gerald Ford

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