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Peter Pycock, a post office counters manager from Boston, Lincolnshire won £16,000 on November 2nd, 2000.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the FA Carling Premiership, put these football teams in order of descending division.
• A: Bournemouth • B: Darlington
• C: Manchester United • D: Wolverhampton Wanderers

From the 10 contestants, 4 got it correct. But Peter got it right in the fastest time; a time of 5.23 seconds. The correct order was C-D-A-B.

Peter's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which historical leader founded Alexandria?
• A: Alexander the Poor • B: Alexander the Average
• C: Alexander the Quite Good • D: Alexander the Great


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which animal do you proverbially 'take by the horns' when you deal with a difficult situation?
• A: Elephant • B: Rhinoceros
• C: Goat • D: Bull


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which type of building is typically referred to as a 'saloon' in western films?
• A: Jail • B: Church
• C: Hospital • D: Bar


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
With which type of music is Bob Marley associated?
• A: Reggae • B: Opera
• C: Jazz • D: Country and western


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
'Oeuf' is the French word for what?
• A: Table • B: Cat
• C: Egg • D: Cheese


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In which county is the town of Penzance?
• A: Norfolk • B: Devon
• C: Cornwall • D: Warwickshire


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
'Perambulator' is a formal word for what?
• A: Moving staircase • B: Pram
• C: Lift • D: Bicycle


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which official is the head of the government in Germany?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Premier - 6% • B: President - 4%
• C: Chancellor - 87% • D: General Secretary - 3%


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of Shakespeare's characters says: 'Is this a dagger which I see before me'?
'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Macbeth • B: Richard II
• C: Portia • D: Juliet
Peter didn't know, so he phoned his friend Colin, who guessed A: Macbeth. Peter then went 50:50 and it left A: Macbeth and D: Juliet. Peter went with Colin's answer and won £16,000.


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
The borzoi is a breed of dog originating in which country?
• A: Ireland • B: France
• C: Russia • D: China
Peter thought it was C: Russia, but he wasn't sure, so he walked away with £16,000. The correct answer was C: Russia.
Preceded by
Kate Heusser
UK Contestant (Series 8)
Kate Heusser
Succeeded by
Josette Haviland

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