Rob is the 100th contestant to make it into the hot seat in the U.S. Here was the 100th Fastest Finger question:
|A. Eddie Murphy||B. Adam Sandler
||C. Richard Pryor||D. Jerry Seinfeld
||Correct Order (drag the mouse over the letters): C-D-A-B
Rob's winning time: 4.05
Let's see if the 100th contestant can be our 3rd millionaire!
|1. What is the weapon of choice of the literary figure Robin Hood?||A. Sword||B. Bow and arrow
||C. Club||D. Mace
Rob chooses B...
We're off to a good start! $100.
|2. What two clothing items were combined to make the 'skort'?||A. Shorts, skirt||B. Skirt, dress
||C. Pants, shorts||D. Skirt, pants
Rob decides on A...
Right again! $200.
|3. Where does a camel store the majority of the fat it uses to sustain itself on long desert journeys?||A. Belly||B. Legs
||C. Hump||D. Switzerland
No, Switzerland is where the shieksstore what they use to sustain themselves.
Anyways, Rob takes C...
It's a good one; he's just won $300!
|4. What is the subject of the song 'I'm Just a Bill' from the TV cartoons 'Schoolhouse Rock'?||A. Bill Cosby||B. Passage of legislation
||C. Personal finances||D. Self-esteem
Rob isn't sure about this one, so he's going to Ask the Audience for the answer.
|A. Bill Cosby - 17%||B. Passage of legislation - 73%||C. Personal finances - 2%||D. Self-esteem - 8%
Whoa, 17% for Bill Cosby? That's a shock.
But Rob is smart enough to take the hint and pick B...
And lock it in.
|5. In January 2000, what company agreed to buy Time Warner to create the world's largest media conglomerate?||A. AOL||B. Disney
||C. CBS||D. Amazon.com
Rob chooses A...
Which secures the grand for him!
|6. On what does a lever balance?||A. Counterpoint||B. Fulcrum
||C. Hinge||D. Winch
Rob says B...
Which is his final answer.
He nailed it! $2000!
|7. Which of the following is both a song by The Who and a Greek goddess?||A. Hera ||B. Nike
||C. Aphrodite ||D. Athena
Rob chooses D...
And that's final.
Rolling right along! $4000!
|8. What former NFL quarterback went on to co-host the 1980s TV show 'That's Incredible!'?||A. Joe Namath||B. Len Dawson
||C. Terry Bradshaw ||D. Fran Tarkenton
The name Rob was looking for isn't on the screen. Uh oh.
Not wanting to bow out right now, Rob will use the 50:50.
|OUT||OUT||C. Terry Bradshaw||D. Fran Tarkenton
The answer seems to be coming to him now. Rob settles on D...
As his final answer.
And incredibly, he's won $8000!
|9. Which of the following is the largest non-continent island in the world?||A. Great Britain||B. New Guinea
||C. Greenland||D. Japan
Rob believes it's C...
Which he will turn orange.
It certainly is Greenland! $16,000!
|10. Which of the following animals has the closest DNA makeup to the chimpanzee?||A. Human||B. Baboon
||C. Gorilla||D. Lemur
Again, the answer isn't coming to mind, so Rob will use his last Lifeline and call his sister, Pat. Here's the transcript after all the fluff:
Pat: "Um.... Man."
Rob: "How confident are you?"
Pat: "Um... I'd say, like, 50% confidence."
Rob: "Do you have agreement in the room?"
Pat: "Yeah." (Burp burp)
Even though it isn't really a ringing endorsement, Rob will go with it. He selects A...
Which will be his final answer.
Her sister was only 50% sure.
Won't she be surprised to find out...
That Rob has just won $32,000!!
|11. Which of the following books did author Stephen King write under the name Richard Bachman?||A. Four Past Midnight||B. Night Shift
||C. The Regulators||D. Desperation
Rob has no idea. Luckily, it's the freebie.
So Rob is going to take the shot on D...
"Desperation, D... 'Cause that's what I feel right now."
Rob will make D his final answer.
Well, he had nothing to lose...
So he shouldn't feel too bad...
Because C. The Regulators was the correct answer.
Rearramge the letters in ROB MORAN and you get BRAN ROOM. (Sorry, that's the best I can do.)
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