A South Australian man has become the envy of the nation after becoming Australia’s newest millionaire.
Tonight 67-year-old Edwin Daly from Mt Barker became the first major winner of Channel Nine’s Hot Seat, taking home a cool one million dollars.
The episode which was filmed two weeks ago, shows the retiree takeover the hot seat on question seven. He then blitzes through nine questions correctly to take home the jackpot.
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The modest retiree says he’s really not a ‘smart guy’ but compared his brain to ‘velcro.’
Kindly Mr Daly, who’s a committed Christian, has pledged 10 percent of his winnings to ‘God’s work.’
Source: Nine Network.
If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Hot Seat millionaire, have a shot at the 15 questions that netted Mr Daly his winnings. The question are below – NO CHEATING!
A classic children’s party game based on a chase around a circle is ‘duck, duck’ what?
Which of these is commonly called a “grease monkey”?
A: Fast food cook
B: Motor mechanic
Who starred alongside Andie MacDowell in Four Weddings and a Funeral?
A: Hugh Jackman
B: Paul Bettany
C: Hugh Grant
D: Paul Behrer
The label on a jar of Vegemite says it contains what “vitamins for vitality”?
In Australia, traditionally used for storing clothes and household items for use after marriage is a what “box”?
“Lockjaw” is another name for which disease?
Who wrote the 1969 hit song The Real Thing?
A: Molly Meldrum
B: Ross Wilson
C: Johnny Young
D: Angus Young
When the Australian city of Darwin was founded in 1869, it was given what name?
Which author created the character Pippi Longstocking?
A: C.S. Lewis
B: Astrid Lindgren
C: A.A. Milne
D: Anna Sewell
Which of these former Australian politicians served the longest term as prime minister?
A: Gough Whitlam
B: Malcolm Fraser
C: Bob Hawke
D: John Howard
Which of these celebrities was born Thomas Mapother?
A: Tom Cruise
B: Tom Jones
C: Tom Hanks
D: Tom Petty
Which of these sports is most similar to ‘korfball’?
Which astronaut served as a US senator for over two decades?
A: Alan Shepard
B: Neil Armstrong
C: Buzz Aldrin
D: John Glenn
Which of these English royals was not put to death at the Tower of London?
A: Mary, Queen of Scots
B: Anne Boleyn
C: Lady Jane Grey
D: Catherine Howard
QUESTION 15 – FOR $1 MILLION
Commonly known by his nickname, what was the full name of ‘Banjo’ Paterson?
A: Albert Burke
B: Andrew Barton
C: Adam Beaufort
D: Adrian Banks
Answers: B: Goose, B: Motor mechanic, C: Hugh Grant, B: B, D: Glory, A: Tetanus, C: Johnny Young, C: Palmerston, B: Astrid Lindgren, D: John Howard, A: Tom Cruise, B: Basketball, D: John Glenn, A: Mary, Queen of Scots, B: Andrew Barton.