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Maureen Calder, a legal secretary from Aberdeen won £1,000 on November 9th, 2000 after getting her £4,000 question incorrect. She did not use her '50:50' lifeline.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the closest, put these cities in order of their air distance from London.
• A: Amsterdam • B: Moscow
• C: Tokyo • D: Washington

From the 10 contestants, 5 got it correct. But Maureen got it right in the fastest time; a time of 5.97 seconds. The correct order was A-B-D-C.

Maureen's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
If a person tries unsuccessfully to look smart, he's said to be 'done up like a ...' what?
• A: Baboon's breakfast • B: Llama's lunch
• C: Tiger's tea • D: Dog's dinner


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words is sometimes used to mean brains or common sense?
• A: Baguette • B: Teacake
• C: Muffin • D: Loaf


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
In which sport would players form a scrum?
• A: Rugby • B: Tennis
• C: Golf • D: Discus throwing


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the name of Han Solo's spacecraft in the film 'Star Wars'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: U.S.S. Enterprise - 7% • B: Millennium Falcon - 78%
• C: The Tardis - 2% • D: Vostok 1 - 13%


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
On which instrument are military signals traditionally played?
• A: Bugle • B: Clarinet
• C: Glockenspiel • D: Violin


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which abbreviation is used on official correspondence from a department of the British Government?
• A: R.S.V.P • B: S.P.Q.R
• C: R.S.P.B • D: O.H.M.S


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a 'prickly pear'?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Fruit tree • B: Rosebush
• C: Cactus plant • D: Sea urchin
Maureen didn't know, so she phoned her friend Lynsey, who said she was 80% sure it was A: Fruit tree. Maureen went with this answer, but lost £1,000 as the correct answer was C: Cactus plant.

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