$500: In many species of ants, after mating, the female sheds her wings, and the male unfortunately does what?
A - brags about it on Facebook
B - tells her "This doesn't mean we're a thing."
C - gets down on five knees and proposes
D - dies
$1000: To reduce waste, Seattle recently banned what common restaurant items that are typically only used once and then thrown away?
A - wooden bread baskets
B - plastic straws
C - glass salt shakers
D - metal cash registers
$2000: According to a famous quote by Robert Louis Stevenson, what is "perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary"?
A - cardiology
B - structural engineering
C - politics
D - circus performing
$3000: Which of the following is NOT a recommended step in putting out a grease fire in the kitchen, as it flings the grease out of the pan and shoots fire everywhere?
A - putting baking soda on it
B - dumping water on it
C - covering it with a lid or cookie sheet
D - turning off the heat source
$5000: Which of these words was inspired by the name of a Germanic tribe, infamous for its merciless destruction of public buildings?
A - hedonism
B - anarchism
C - vandalism
D - terrorism
$7000: A nod to a song in the previous film, what movie sequel released in 1987 was advertised with the tagline, "The heat's back on!"?
A - Beverly Hills Cop II
B - Ghostbusters II
C - Crocodile Dundee II
D - Staying Alive
Scott remembers the song came out in 1984 or 1985.
$10,000: Which of the following does NOT correctly list the currency in which that year's official Summer Olympic coins were struck?
A - 1992 = Pesetas
B - 2004 = Dollars
C - 2008 = Yuan
D - 2012 = Pounds
Scott isn't up on his Olympic trivia. He decides to ask the audience.
A - 30%
B - 47%
C - 22%
D - 1%
Scott would have liked a higher percentage. He hates to burn another lifeline but he chooses to use his 50:50.
That makes Scott feel more confident.
$20,000: It took three months to make Meghan Markle's wedding dress, which was designed by Clare Waight Keller, the artistic director for what famous fashion house?
A - Dolce & Gabbana
B - Prada
C - Givenchy
D - Chanel
Scott wouldn't have known how to pronounce "Givenchy". His +1 is his wife; he'd like to save her if he can. He decides to take a chance and make A his final answer.
MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Charcoal is composed almost entirely of what chemical element?
A - phosphorus
B - sulfur
C - silicon
D - carbon