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Ross Jackson, from Cheshire, was a contestant on series 1 of the UK version of the show on 5-6 September, 1998. He walked away with £64,000.

WWTBAM RunEdit

Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
In which American city is a 500 mile motor race run each year?
• A: Detroit • B: Los Angeles
• C: Boston • D: Indianapolis
From the 9 remaining contestants, 6 got it right, but Ross (with a time of 2.02 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D: Indianapolis, making it into the Hot Seat.

Ross's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What prize is contested by the English and Australian Test sides?
• A: The Cinders • B: The Stubs
• C: The Ashes • D: The FA Cup


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these muscles is the largest?
• A: Tongue • B: Heart
• C: Buttocks • D: Biceps


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is Britain's busiest passenger port?
• A: Fishguard • B: Plymouth
• C: Harwich • D: Dover
The klaxon called time and Ross would return on £300 with all 3 lifelines still available.


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
In what sort of books does Stephen King specialise?
• A: Travel guides • B: Romantic fiction
• C: Horror stories • D: Children's books


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a bullfighter on horseback called?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Banderillero • B: Matador
• C: Picador • D: Muleta
Ask the Audience Results: A: 15% • B: 17% • C: 56% • D: 12%


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which team won the Premiership title in 1998?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Manchester United • B: Arsenal
• C: Derby County • D: Liverpool
Football is not something Ross follows, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating C and D. Still unsure, he decided to call his neighbour Philip, who immediately answered Arsenal. He decided to go with him, and won £2,000. .


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
On which island are the T.T. races held annually?
• A: Isle of Wight • B: Skye
• C: Isle of Man • D: Anglesey


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In which film did the song 'Chim Chim Cheree' feature?
• A: Mary Poppins • B: The Jungle Book
• C: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang • D: The Sound of Music


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is Judy Garland's famous eldest daughter?
• A: Carrie Fisher • B: Liza Minnelli
• C: Barbra Streisand • D: Jennifer Jason Leigh


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was Britain's first astronaut?
• A: Sally Ride • B: Heather Taylor
• C: Helen Sharman • D: Michael Foale


£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
What is a 'funambulist'?
• A: A tightrope walker • B: A sleepwalker
• C: A firewalker • D: A fell walker


£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Roughly what proportion of the people who have ever lived are alive today?
• A: 0.01% • B: 0.1%
• C: 1% • D: 10%
Ross decided to let Chris sign his £64,000 cheque and walk away with it. The correct answer was D: 10%.

SourcesEdit


Preceded by
Arlene Harper
UK Contestant (Series 1)
Ross Jackson
Succeeded by
Tina Bird

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