Specialist: quiz shows

From the quiz on 30/8/16.

  1. Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, the two highest-earning game show contestants of all time, each earned the majority of their winnings on which American quiz show? Jeopardy!

  2. Which two University Challenge teams are the only ones to have won consecutive series, one doing so 1996–7 and the other 2012–13? Magdalen College, Oxford & Manchester

  3. What is the maximum possible score on Fifteen to One, which has been achieved just once in the history of the show (in 1999 by Bill McKaig)? 433

  4. Which member of the Eggheads, under the pseudonym Jorkins, set the questions for the Radio 4 quiz show Brain of Britain between 2002 and 2007? Kevin Ashman

  5. What was the name of the former British Army major who in 2003 was convicted of cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? by having his wife and friend cough when he read out the correct answer? Charles Ingram


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