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Nikhil Yerawadekar, a jazz musician from Jamaica, NY, appeared on the syndicated WWTBAM show with Meredith Vieira as the host. Note that Nikhil won $16,000 in Disney World. He did not participate in the Walk In & Win Week version. Here is how Nikhil did in his runthrough. Please enjoy.

Nikhil's Run to the Million Edit

$100 (1 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is a popular slang term for television?
• A: Rube tube • B: Boob tube
• C: Cube tube • D: Cheap baby-sitter


$200 (2 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of these sporting events' outcomes is sometimes determined by a "photo finish"?
• A: Horse race • B: Long jump
• C: Tennis match • D: Baseball game


$300 (3 to 15) - Not Timed
What is the primary focus of the monthly magazine Bon Appétit?
• A: Travel • B: Home decorating
• C: Gardening • D: Cooking


$500 (4 to 15) - Not Timed
In 2001, Kmart revived its tradition of pointing out special discounts with what color lights?
• A: Red • B: Blue
• C: Yellow • D: Green


$1,000 (5 to 15) - Not Timed
In 1988, Guns N' Roses scored a top ten hit with a song titled "Welcome to the" what?
• A: Riot • B: Inferno
• C: Battle • D: Jungle


$2,000 (6 to 15) - Not Timed
16th-century physician Nostradamus is best remembered for his apparent ability to do what?
• A: Predict the future • B: Speak to the dead
• C: Understand animals • D: Turn water to gold


$4,000 (7 to 15) - Not Timed
On the TV series "Friends", what is the name of Rachel's baby?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Delia - 3% • B: Vanessa - 5%
• C: Emma - 86% • D: Isabella - 6%


$8,000 (8 to 15) - Not Timed
Degrees, minutes and seconds are standard units used to measure which of the following?
• A: Frequency • B: Longitude
• C: Air pressure • D: Liquid volume


$16,000 (9 to 15) - Not Timed
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. Central Command set up a headquarters in what nation?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Israel • B: Jordan
• C: Yemen • D: Qatar
Nikhil wasn't sure of the answer, so he used his Phone a Friend lifeline to call his brother, Semir. He said the answer was D: Qatar, which was Nikhil's original gut. He went with the advice and won $16k.


$32,000 (10 to 15) - Not Timed
What tree's Latin name, "Populus tremuloides," refers to how its leaves tremble in the slightest breeze?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Birch • B: Elm
• C: Aspen • D: Sycamore
Nikhil wasn't sure of the answer even after using 50:50, so he walked with $16,000 in his pocket. The right answer was C: Aspen.

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