Matching Wits with the Million-Dollar Mind: The World;s Hardest Trivia Quizzes from America's First Quiz Show Millionaire

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"Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" turned John Carpenter into acelebrity when he became the first game show contestant in history to win $1,000,000. Now, he and Rod L. Evans put the hit show's fans to the test with the ultimate trivia-challenge.

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Overview

"Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" turned John Carpenter into acelebrity when he became the first game show contestant in history to win $1,000,000. Now, he and Rod L. Evans put the hit show's fans to the test with the ultimate trivia-challenge.

* All-new questions exclusive to this book-1,500 questions in all
* 25 challenges created by Carpenter
* 25 challenges created by Professor Evans
* Multiple-choice questions at increasing levels of difficulty
* Covers history, geography, science, sports, fashion, and more
* Plus 50 bonus tests-the world's toughest trivia questions ever


*This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by any television show

Author Biography: John Carpenter is an IRS agent who finishes the New York Times crossword puzzle every day at lunch.

Rod Evans holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Virginia and teaches at Old Dominion University. He is the author of Weird Worlds, More Weird Worlds, and The Dictionary of Highly Unusual Words.

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Coauthor John Carpenter was the first full beneficiary of TV's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire largesse. Now he and Professor Rod Evans issue dozens of cranium-bending challenge rounds for aspiring millionaires. Sharpen your wisdom teeth on the 50 bonus tests, which are billed as "absolutely the world's toughest trivia questions, ever!" (Sample quarter-million-dollar question: "When Michael Jordan retired on January 13th, 1999, how many seasons had he been the NBA's leading scorer?)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425183199
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 1/8/2002
  • Edition description: BERKLEY TR
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

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