Mike Pomfrey was a contract bridge teacher from Derbyshire who had his daughter Lizzie in the audience and a very special toy moose in his shirt pocket for good luck. He became the 5th person in the UK to win £500,000.
Which actor founded the Sundance Institute, famous for its film festival?
• A: Harrison Ford
• B: Charles Bronson
• C: Robert Redford
• D: Clint Eastwood
£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the knife with a curved blade used by the Gurkhas?
• A: Kukri
• B: Cutlass
• C: Machete
• D: Kirpan
£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
In 'The Merchant Of Venice', Portia talks about 'the quality of...' what?
• A: Kindness
• B: Charity
• C: Mercy
• D: Clemency
£250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
Which symbol appears on the national flag of India? '50:50' and 'Phone-a-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Bird
• B: Wheel
• C: Star
• D: Mountain
His instinct was the wheel, but to make sure Mike used his 50-50, and was left with B and C. He then called his ex-wife Georgie, who was pretty sure was a wheel. He went with his ex-wife and won £250,000.
£500,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
The capybara is the largest member of which animal order?
• A: Rodents
• B: Marsupials
• C: Carnivores
• D: Primates
£1 Million (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Tomas Masaryk was the first president of which country?
• A: Czechoslovakia
• B: Poland
• C: Hungary
• D: Yugoslavia
He thought it was Poland, but he decided that it's too much money to risk at this point and walked away with half a million pounds. The correct answer was A: Czechoslovakia.