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Old 03-31-2019, 06:20 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Who wants to be a Millionaire?

Sunday Special - Who wants to be a Millionaire ?
Q & A from the hit show.....
Just like the TV game, if you miss, you’re done !
Highlight between the brackets to reveal the correct answer...
......... not sure how to handle life lines, so....... you can look an answer up ONE time.......... you can ask a friend, ONE time......... and that’s about all we can do in this venue ..

1. – $500 – Which of these is NOT listed as one of Time’s “ABCD’s of Making a Good First Impression” ?
a.- Appearance
b. – Behavior
c. – Communication
d. – Drooling
[ d ]
2. – $1,000 - According to the “Fog Test”, which of these is fake if you blow on it and the “fog” of your breath doesn’t immediately disappear ?
a. – Mahogany
b. –a Diamond
c. – Sterling Silver
d. – a Wedgewood Vase
[ b ]
3. – $2,000 – An exception made only for Catholic Queens and Princesses, ‘Il privilegio del bianco’ allows them to wear what color during an audience with the Pope ?
a. – Green
b. – Red
c. - White
d. – Yellow
[ c ]
4. – $3,000 – At about 96% per volume, what food has a higher water content than a watermelon ?
a. – Pea
b. – Pumpkin
c. – Cucumber
d. – potato
[ c ]
5. – $5,000 – The letters in the word ‘Parsed’ can be rearranged to spell words that refer to all but what ?
a. – A synonym for curtains
b. – The way butter is put on bread
c. – A ford car model
d. – The last name of the star of TV’s ‘Blacklist’
[ c ]
6. – $7,000 – Preserved by the National Archives, the White House’s first official website has a link labeled “The First Family” that features pictures of whom ?
a. – Ron & Nancy
b. – George & Barbara
c. – Bill & Hillary
d. – George & Laura
[ c ]
7. – $10,000 – Seventeen Magazine recently ranked what author’ film adaptations on its “Cry-O-Meter”, with “A Walk to Remember” topping the list as a “Full-On Ugly Cry” ?
a. – Nora Roberts
b. – Nicholas Sparks
c. – Jodi Picoult
d. – John Green
[ b ]
8. – $20,000- While he once wrote that “one judges by result”, who is often misattributed as saying “the ends justify the means” ?
a. – Sun Tzu
b. – Machiavelli
c. – Voltaire
d. – Plato
[ b ]
9. – $30,000- To avoid sharing his name with another famous ‘Al’, when he became an adult, Albert Brooks changed his name from what ?
a. – Albert Capone
b. – Albert Einstein
c. – Albert Camus
d. – Albert Gore
[ b ]
10. – $50,000- In a practical application of the so-called “Concussion Theory”, legend has it Napoleon would fire artillery into the air hoping his enemies would be what ?
a. – Blown over by wind
b. – Struck by lightning
c. – Rained on
d. – killed by an earthquake
[ c ]
11. – $100,000- Hitting the Bookshelves on August 6, 1996, which of the following was published first ?
a. – Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
b. – The Hunger Games
c. – Twilight
d. – A Game of Thrones
[ d ]
12. – $250,000- While Marilyn’s is much more famous, who sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to JFK for his 46th and last birthday at the Waldorf-Astoria on May 23, 1963 ?
a. – Julie Andrews
b. – Natalie Wood
c. – Grace Kelly
d. – Audrey Hepburn
[ d ]
13. – $500,000- Who delivered the less-famous two-hour speech before Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address ?
a. – Edward Everett
b. – Daniel Webster
c. – Wendell Phillips
d. –Robert C. Ingersoll
[ a ]
14. – $1,000,000- Now used to refer to a cat, the word ‘Tabby’ is derived from the name of a district of what world Capital ?
a. – Baghdad
b. – New Delhi
c. – Cairo
d. – Moscow
[ a ]


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