Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?: Could you have won the £1m jackpot?

An English teacher recently walked away with £500,000 after failing to answer the final question

Sabrina Barr@fabsab5
Tuesday 05 March 2019 12:03
Contestant takes on the million pound question on Who Wants to be a Millionaire

On Monday evening, English teacher John Robinson was inches away from winning the coveted jackpot of £1m when he appeared on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, hosted by Jeremy Clarkson.​

Having used all of his lifelines as he made his way through the first 14 questions, Robinson was left scratching his head as he faced the final hurdle.

Despite having become the first contestant on the show in 13 years to reach the million-pound mark, when presented with the final question, the teacher decided to call it quits, rather than hasten a guess at an answer.

Having successfully answered questions on topics including the FIFA World Cup, Harrison Ford’s acting career and Prince William’s education, Robinson was unable to answer which UK prime minister out of a selection of four had never served as foreign secretary of the country.

However, it wasn’t all doom and gloom, as Robinson still ended up going up with £500,000 in prize money. But could you have fared better on the show?

Take the quiz below to find out whether you could have walked away with £1m:

In March 2018, it was announced that Clarkson would host the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? 2019 anniversary series.

The popular quiz show returned this year to mark 20 years since it first started airing, with broadcaster Chris Tarrant as the original host.

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“I have always loved the show and am thrilled to be involved with its rebirth,” Clarkson said following the announcement.

“I’m a big fan of quiz shows and I’m looking forward to hosting this iconic TV show and hopefully making a few millionaires!”

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