UK Ted Cadman

Ted Cadman leaves with £16,000

Ted Cadman, from Chesire, England, was a contestant on the show on November 15-16, 1999. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these four people in the order in which they first won a Nobel Prize.
• A: Marie Curie • B: Albert Einstein
• C: Nelson Mandela • D: Mother Teresa

From the 10 contestants, 5 got it right, but Ted (with a time of 5.47 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-B-D-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Ted's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the nursery rhyme, what was Little Miss Muffet eating?
• A: Fish and chips • B: Chicken chow mein
• C: Curds and whey • D: Baked beans

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the capital city of the USA?
• A: Washington DC • B: New York
• C: Los Angeles • D: Chicago

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the spear thrown in an athletic field event?
• A: Discus • B: Javelin
• C: Hammer • D: Shot

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these films was mainly set in Sheffield?
• A: Four Weddings and a Funeral • B: Bean
• C: Notting Hill • D: The Full Monty

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
A percolator is normally used for making which drink?
• A: Wine • B: Cider
• C: Whisky • D: Coffee

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What type of drug is penicillin?
• A: Antibiotic • B: Antacid
• C: Antihistamine • D: Analgesic

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is the sacred text of Islam?
• A: Bible • B: Koran
• C: Torah • D: Talmud

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What kind of animals were the dinosaurs?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Mammals - 11% • B: Reptiles - 80%
• C: Amphibians - 6% • D: Birds - 3%

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In Norse mythology, what was the name of the halls where the souls of heroes killed in battle were taken?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Valkyrie • B: Valletta
• C: Valencia • D: Valhalla
Ted didn't know, so he used his 50:50, which left A and D (the ones he was leaning towards to). So, he decided to phone her friend Kathy, who was sure it was D. He went with her, and won £16,000. Then, the klaxon called time, and Ted would return on £16,000, but with no lifelines available

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Scottish sailor Alexander Selkirk was the inspiration for which fictional character?
• A: Robinson Crusoe • B: Horatio Hornblower
• C: Captain Blood • D: Long John Silver
Ted thought it was A, but wasn't sure enough to go for it, so he decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was indeed A: Robinson Crusoe

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