Curtis Arnold is an operations manager at the ski area in Kananaskis, Alberta. He was the fifth and final contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Canadian Edition and won CA$16,000, making him the second most winningest contestant on the show.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following television series in the order they first debuted, starting with the earliest.
• A: Ozzie and Harriet • B: Sex and the City
• C: Kate and Allie • D: Barney Miller
The correct order was A-D-C-B and 7 of the 8 remaining contestants got the order right, but Curtis Arnold was the fastest in 4.92 seconds.

Curtis' Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not timed
Canadians are known for using which of the following expressions?
• A: Bah, humbug! • B: Huh?
• C: Eh? • D: Yabba-dabba-do!

$200 (2 of 15) - Not timed
According to Revenue Canada, what does the abbreviation "GST" stand for?
• A: Goods and Services Tax • B: General Social Taxation
• C: Gross Summation Taxes • D: Gouging Small Taxpayers

$300 (3 of 15) - Not timed
According to folklore, what ape-like creature lives in the forests of Canada's Pacific Northwest?
• A: Cyclops • B: Chewbacca
• C: Sasquatch • D: Leprechaun

$500 (4 of 15) - Not timed
The 1970 song "Snowbird" was made famous by what Canadian singer?
• A: Shirley Eikhard • B: Anne Murray
• C: Catherine McKinnon • D: Rita MacNeil

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not timed
What Canadian-born newsman is the anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight"?
• A: John Roberts • B: Lloyd Robertson
• C: Knowlton Nash • D: Peter Jennings

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not timed
Which of the following Canadian provinces is not part of "The Maritimes"?
"Ask the Audience" lifeline used.
• A: New Brunswick • B: Nova Scotia
• C: Newfoundland • D: Prince Edward Island
Ask the Audience Results: A: 18% • B: 7% • C: 65% • D: 10%
Curtis decided to ask the audience and 65 went with C: Newfoundland, which was Curtis' instinct. He decided to go for it and that was right.

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not timed
According to ancient mythology, which Greek God carries a trident?
• A: Eros • B: Poseidon
• C: Zeus • D: Aphrodite

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not timed
What 1930s political party proposed paying Albertans a monthly dividend nicknamed "funny money"?
"Phone-A-Friend" and "50:50" lifelines used.
• A: Social Credit • B: The Progressive Party
• C: The Green Party • D: UFA
Curtis has read a little bit of Canadian history, but he did not come across this nor has he heard of "funny money." However, he could rule out C: The Green Party, but he still decided to use a lifeline: his Phone-A-Friend. He called his father John, who was in London, Ontario. However, he was not able to give his answer on time, so Curtis decided to use the 50:50. Choices B and D were removed. Curtis decided to go for A, which was correct.

$16,000 (9 of 15) - Not timed
Tequila is made from the fermented juice of what plant?
• A: Honeysuckle • B: Acacia
• C: Juniper • D: Agave
Curtis was leaning towards D; he did not believe it was A, B or C. He decided to go for it and was right.

$32,000 (10 of 15) - Not timed
Which pirate prowled the West Indies in a ship named "QueenAnne's Revenge"?
• A: Captain Kidd • B: Anne Bonny
• C: Blackbeard • D: Jean Lafitte
Curtis did not know the answer, so he decided to walk away with $16,000. He would have said B: Anne Bonny, but the correct answer was C: Blackbeard.

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Preceded by
Andrew Heaman
Canadian Contestants
Curtis Arnold
Succeeded by