Shay Cohen, a 23-year-old biology student, appeared on the Israeli version of the show in 2005 or 2006. He walked away with ₪16,000, having decided to walk away in the tenth question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First question
Arrange the following musical instruments in order by how many strings they have, starting with the fewest.
• A: Violin • B: Modern harp
• C: Classic guitar • D: Sitar
From the 9 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Shay (with a time of 7.72 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-C-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Shay's Run to the Million Edit

₪100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following tools is used for chopping wood?
• A: Nail file • B: Hammer
• C: Swiss Army knife • D: Axe

₪200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Angela Merkel is the leader of which country?
• A: Syria • B: Vietnam
• C: Germany • D: England

₪300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which TV show had the characters 'Hannibal', 'Face', and 'B. A.'?
• A: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • B: MacGyver
• C: The A-Team • D: Mission: Impossible

₪500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Who sang the duet 'Sweet Dream' in Greek with Moshik Afia?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: George Dalaras • B: Yehuda Poliker
• C: Mikis Theodorakis • D: Shlomi Saranga
Ask the Audience Results: A: 4% • B: 0% • C: 4% • D: 92%

₪1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following companies is Finnish?
• A: IKEA • B: Volvo
• C: Nokia • D: Lego
Shay got 'Switch the Question' lifeline after answering this question correctly.

₪2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Where is the Church of the Nativity located?
'Switch the Question' lifeline used
• A: Bethlehem • B: Jaffa
• C: Jerusalem • D: Nazareth
Shay decided to use 'Switch the Question' lifeline and gave his '50:50' lifeline in return. If he had went for it, he would have said D: Nazareth, but the correct answer was A: Bethlehem.

₪2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed (Switched question)
Which of the following is not a Latin dance?
• A: Flamenco • B: Tango
• C: Samba • D: Waltz

₪4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following films takes place mostly in a submarine?
• A: Titanic • B: The Caine Mutiny
• C: The Poseidon Adventure • D: The Hunt for Red October

₪8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In Jerusalem, why Shushan Purim, the day after Purim, is celebrated?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Because it was the capital • B: Because of the destruction
• C: Because it was walled • D: Because it is holy
Shay did not know, so he phoned Nevo Sat, Shay's sister's boyfriend. Nevo was sure the answer was C, so Shay went with him and won ₪8,000.

₪16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the Israeli head of the army known for the expression 'a small and smart army'?
• A: Rafael Eitan • B: Ehud Barak
• C: Dan Shomron • D: Moshe Levi
Shay was not sure. By thinking, he eliminated A and D, and guessed C that turned out to be correct.

₪32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
The work Fountain made by Marcel Duchamp was made of what?
• A: Wedding cake • B: Fire hydrant
• C: ? • D: Urinal
Shay decided to walk away. If he had went for it, he would have chosen D: Urinal that turned out to be the correct answer.

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