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'Millionaire' Contestant to Answer More Questions

Killingworth resident Jan O'Sullivan will discuss appearance on hit game show tonight at the Killingworth Library

Killingworth resident Jan O’Sullivan will be a guest at the Killingworth Library at 7 p.m. this evening, to discuss and answer questions about her recent appearance on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Jan managed to walk away with $60,600!

The show aired at 10 a.m. on March 3 and March 4, on FOXCT Ch. 61.

Below are the questions (and answers - in bold) Jan encountered during her appearance.

Question #1: Mario Vargas Llosa, the 2010 Nobel Prize winner for literature, once ran for president of what country?
A: Ecuador
B: Brazil
C: Chile
D: Peru

Question #2: In the classic children's book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” what does the caterpillar eat through on Monday?
A: One apple
B: Two pears
C: Three plums
D: Four strawberries

Question #3: Since 1991, high school students have competed in the National Science Bowl, which is sponsored by what U.S. department?
A: Justice
B: Labor
C: Energy
D: Treasury

Question #4: What do the letters in the name of the drugstore brand Pepcid AC stand for?
A: Anti Cough
B: Acid Control
C: Asthma Cure
D: Allergy Capsule

Question #5: A 2007 book that examines the work of Adam Smith, Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes is titled “The Big Three in” what?
A: Mathematics
B: Psychiatry
C: Economics
D: Astronomy

Question #6: Taylor Swift's song “Dear John” is believed to be about her short-lived romance with what “John”?
A: Johnny Knoxville
B: John Krasinski
C: John Cusack
D: John Mayer

Question #7:  In 1902, nine motor clubs merged to form a nonprofit organization currently known by what name?
A: NCAA
B: AAA
C: AARP
D: NRA

Question #8: A popular dish in New England, red flannel hash gets its distinctive color from what vegetables?
A: Pumpkins
B: Peas
C: Beets
D: Zucchini

Question #9: The aptly titled 2003 flick “It Runs in the Family” stars three generations of what famous Hollywood clan?
A: Bridges
B: Sheen
C: Fonda
D: Douglas

Question #10: The Appalachian Mountain System includes all of these colorful mountain ranges except what?
A: Gray Mountains
B: White Mountains
C: Black Mountains
D: Green Mountains

Round 2:

Question: History was made twice on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik coincided with the debut of what TV show?
A: The Honeymooners
B: Gunsmoke
C: Leave It to Beaver
D: The Andy Griffith Show 

(Out of lifelines and unsure of the answer, Jan decided to not take a guess and walk away with her entire Millionaire Bank, which had risen to $60,600.  If she had guessed incorrectly on the $100,000 question, she would have fallen back to $25,000 in winnings.  The correct answer was “C.”)

 

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