190 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Trivia Questions and Answers

A majority love the hit television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Pretty much everyone, except those who have disdain for wealth. There is also the exception of famous billionaires who would lose money to become millionaires. Jokes aside, anyone would trade anything to grab the million-pound prize. 

You may have answered some general knowledge questions correctly when watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and knew you had a shot at winning.

Here’s your chance to prove it.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Trivia Questions and Answers – 2022 and 2023

First, let’s help you prepare well for the show, just in case you would want to contest. All the questions you find in this fun trivia exercise are actually similar to those that appeared on the game show.

With the company and help of family and friends, answer these questions to see just how well you would do if you were on the show. You could even pace yourself with a celebrity icon who’s contesting live.

Here is a list of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire trivia questions and answers sure to inform and even help you be a solid contestant.

1. In the UK, the abbreviation NHS stands for National what Service?



2. Which Disney character famously leaves a glass slipper behind at a royal ball?



3. A person with well-developed abdominal muscles is said to have a what?

Six Pack


4. What are made and repaired by a cobbler?



5. Which two words traditionally appear onscreen at the termination of a feature film?

The End


6. What name is given to the revolving belt machinery in an airport that delivers checked luggage from the plane to baggage reclaim?



7. In the medical profession, what do the initials ‘GP’ stand for?

General Practitioner


8. A magnet would most likely attract which of the following?



9. What is the smallest country in the world?


10. Which of these brands was chiefly associated with the manufacture of household locks?



11. Which of these names is not in the title of a Shakespeare play?



12. In what year was the first iPhone released?



13. The hammer and sickle is one of the most recognizable symbols of which political ideology?



14. Which airport is the opening scene of Love Actually set in?



15. Where did Scotch whisky originate?



16. Which toys have been marketed with the phrase “robots in disguise”?



17. Which Shakespeare play included the famous stage direction Exit Pursued By A Bear?


18. What does the word loquacious mean?



19. What name is traditionally given to the party held for a woman who is expecting a baby?

Baby shower


20. What is the most sold flavor of Walker’s crisps?

Cheese and Onion


21. In fancy hotels, it is traditional for what tantalizing treat to be left on your pillow?

A Mint


22. Obstetrics is a branch of medicine particularly concerned with what?



23.  Which city will host the 2028 Olympic Games?


24. In the United States, what is traditionally the proper way to address a judge?

Your Honor


25. In Doctor Who, what was the signature look of the fourth Doctor, as portrayed by Tom Baker?

Wide-brimmed hat and extra long scarf


26. Duroc, Berkshire and Mangalica are breeds of which farmyard animal?



27. Which of these pairs of apps offers roughly the same type of service?

Lyft and Uber


28. Which of these religious observances lasts for the shortest period of time during the calendar year?



29. Which singer has a tattoo of Heinz tomato ketchup on his arm?

Ed Sheeran


30. The popular children’s song “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring” mentions an “old man” doing what?



31. At the closest point, which island group is only 50 miles south-east of the coast of Florida?



32. How many miles is the earth away from the sun?

9.3 Million miles


33. At a restaurant, someone who “foots the bill” does what?

Pays it


34. Construction of which of these famous landmarks was completed first?

Big Ben Clock Tower


35. What was the only painting sold by Vincent van Gogh during his lifetime?

Red Vineyard


36. In which of these films does Whoopi Goldberg dress up as a nun?

Sister Act


37. Which of these cetaceans is classified as a “toothed whale”?


38. Who was the youngest British Prime Minister?

William Pitt the Younger


39. If someone asked to see your ID, what might you show them?

Your passport


40. Who is the only British politician to have held all four “Great Offices of State” at some point during their career?

James Callaghan


41. Which county cricket side is based at Chester-le-Street?



42. Which monarch was known as “the wisest fool in Christendom”?

James I


43. In 1718, which pirate died in battle off the coast of what is now North Carolina?



44. According to a common phrase, a person who takes chances is “going out on a” what?



45. Oberon is the satellite of which planet?



46. Which king was married to Eleanor of Aquitaine?

Henry II


47. Due to the geographical areas they represented, the opposing sides of the US Civil War were known by what names?

The North and South


48. In 1912, former US President Theodore Roosevelt was a candidate for which political party?

Bull Moose


49. According to the old saying, “love of” what “is the root of all evil”?


50. Tomas Masaryk was the first president of which country?



51. If you planted the seeds of Quercus robur, what would grow?



52. A feisty train is the hero of a classic children’s book titled The Little Engine That what?



53. A number one followed by one hundred zeros is known by what name?



54. A person who is not a banker and lends money at an extremely high interest rate is known as what?

Loan Shark


55. Which scientific unit is named after an Italian nobleman?



56. A well-known lyric in the holiday song “Silver Bells” promises that “soon it will be” what?


57. What was the occupation of the composer Borodin?



58. Who was the first man to travel into space twice?

Gus Grissom


59. When a person is rudely ignored, he is said to be getting what?

Cold Shoulder


60. Which boxer was famous for striking the gong in the introduction to J. Arthur Rank films?

Bombardier Billy Welles


61. A common piece of advice goes, “Be there or be” what?



62. “And many more” is a line commonly sung at the end of what traditional ditty?

Happy Birthday


63. An establishment where money can be deposited or withdrawn is called what?



64. Now used to refer to a cat, the word “tabby” is derived from the name of a district of what world capital?



65. Name given to a boy born on Sunday in Ghana is what?



66. If you’re trying to find other players in a game of hide-and-seek, what are you most likely called?



67. The process by which genetic traits are transmitted from parents to offspring is called what?



68. “Nephelococcygia” is the practice of doing what?

Finding shapes in clouds


69. Which insect shorted out an early supercomputer and inspired the term “computer bug”?



70. Roland Garros stadium is in which city?



71. Which of these phrases is slang for “someone who has a strong and unyielding attitude”?

Tough Cookie


72. Where is Tiananmen Square?



73. For ordering his favorite beverages on demand, Lyndon B. Johnson had four buttons installed in the Oval Office labeled “coffee,” “tea,” “Coke,” and what?



74. If you’re skeptical about something, you should “take it with a grain of” what?



75. The word supersonic denotes what?

A speed greater than that of sound


76. The most-watched TV episode of all time, the final episode of M*A*S*H, aired at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 28, 1983, following what sitcom?



77. Something in an obvious location is said to be “right under your” what?



78. Who did artist Grant Wood use as the model for the farmer in his classic painting American Gothic?

His dentist


79. Linus Mbah achieved fame in Nigerian sporting circles as what?



80. When a tree is cut down, the part that remains in the ground is called what?

A Stump


81. DAX refers to the stock market of which country?



82. In the children’s book series, where is Paddington Bear originally from?



83. Who won the Academy Award for directing the movie ‘Million Dollar Baby?

Clint Eastwood


84. To convince you he is truthful, a person is most likely to say he will “swear on a stack of” what?



85. In which country is the Galeras Volcano?



86. Which of these ships was not one of the three taken over by colonists during the Boston Tea Party?



87. Where would you most likely hear the request “Cleanup in aisle 5”?



88. Professor Maathai Wangari won the Nobel Prize for?



89. Who is credited with inventing the first mass-produced helicopter?

Igor Sikorsky


90. The U.S. icon “Uncle Sam” was based on Samuel Wilson, who worked during the War of 1812 as a what?

Meat inspector


91. By definition, a 10-speed bike has 10 what?



92. What letter must appear at the beginning of the registration number of all non-military aircraft in the U.S.?



93. During World War II, U.S. soldiers used the first commercial aerosol cans to hold what?



94. A lullaby is a song sung to babies to help them do what?

Fall asleep


95. In addition to his career as an astrologer and “prophet,” Nostradamus published a 1555 treatise that included a section on what?


96. In history books, leaders named Alexander and Catherine both share what flattering title?

The Great


97. A rare example of a word that rhymes with “orange,” the Blorenge is a what?

Mountain in Wales


98. Since 2011, Brendan O’Carroll has played the title character in what sitcom?

Mrs. Brown’s Boys


99. You’re most likely to hear the announcement “Please remain seated until the captain has turned off the ‘Fasten Seat Belt’ sign” while doing what?

Flying in an airplane

100. The song “God Bless America” was originally written for what 1918 musical?

Yip, Yip, Yaphank


101. Which of these is a breed of spaniel?

King Charles


102. What notable part of our nation’s topography accounts for roughly 20 percent of the fresh water on Earth?

The Great Lakes


103. In the TV series The Brady Bunch, what is Carol Brady’s maiden name?



104. According to Robert Burns, which food is the “Great chieftain o’ the pudding-race”?



105. A person who is preparing to work hard is said to be “rolling up his” what?



106.  “Millionaire” debuted in the U.S. in August of which year?



107. What is the name of the character played by Daisy Ridley in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’?



108. In a popular style of joke, what traditionally comes before “Who’s there?”

Knock knock


109. How many celebrities were featured in Celebrity Millionaire?



110. The annual half-marathon the Great North Run starts in which UK city?



111. According to the proverb, “Early to bed and early to rise” makes you “healthy, wealthy and” what?



112. How many questions did a contestant have to answer correctly to win a million dollars in the original format?



113. For what reason did Professor Robert Kelly gain internet fame in 2017?

Kids gatecrashed interview


114. Which plant is a national symbol of Ireland?



115. What did Regis Philbin exclaim to Kim Hunt’s mother before announcing that her son just won a million dollars?

“Get that closet ready, Mama!”


116. A character named Ralph is elected leader of a group of boys at the beginning of which book?

Lord of the Flies


117. According to studies, what should a typical teenager spend up to 10 hours a night doing?



118. How much did Kathie Lee Gifford win on Celebrity Millionaire?



119. In Hokusai’s print ‘The Great Wave’, which mountain is depicted in the background?


120. Which word is normally used to describe animals at risk of extinction?



121. At two points in the game, a contestant reached a level where they are guaranteed to leave with a certain amount of money. What dollar values were these?

$1,000 and $32,000


122. According to the Highway Code, what shape is the standard sign giving the order to ‘Stop’?



123. What is the name of the code entered at the ATM to receive money?



124. Which two winners used all their lifelines before reaching the $32,000 level?

Joe Trela and Nancy Christy


125. In mythology, which creature sprang from the blood of the Medusa?



126. In texting abbreviation, what does BFF stand for?

Best Friends Forever


127. Who was the only member from N’Sync on Celebrity Millionaire?

Lance Bass


128. Which of these men was the first to win TWO Academy Awards for Best Director?

Oliver Stone


129. Which of these sports has a variety called “white water”?



130. How much money did Drew Carey win on Celebrity Millionaire?



131. Who wrote the opera ‘The Thieving Magpie’?



132. What nickname is the movie star and pro wrestler Dwayne Johnson known by?



133. How many lifelines did a contestant have in the original version of the game?



134. The word ‘batrachian’ describes which animals?

Frogs and toads


135. Kangaroos are native to which country?



136. Rosie O’Donnell’s charity was set up in what state?



137. The phrase “curve ball” comes from which sport?



138. At what point could a contestant walk away with their winnings up to that point?

At any time


139. A spork is a utensil that typically combines a fork with which other item?



140. What was the name of the band led by Jim Morrison?

The doors


141. Regis Philbin hosted the original series. What female news anchor went on to host the syndicated series?

Meredith Vieira


142. Which of these is regarded as a national symbol of Canada?


143. A 5-quart pot filled with rapidly boiling water is commonly recommended for cooking which of the following?

Pound of Pasta


144. Someone expressing anger is said to be ‘venting their… ‘ what?



145. What is the first name of the person whom Bob House phoned for the million-dollar question?



146. Name of a sausage derived from that of a German city?



147. In the novel ‘The Lord of The Rings’, Frodo, Sam and Bilbo come from which region of Middle Earth?

The Shire


148. The “clock format” was introduced on the syndicated show in 2008. How many seconds did the contestants have to answer questions 1-5, and 6-10, respectively?

:15 and :30


149. Which county cricket club play their home matches at the Oval?


150. The liqueur crème de cassis is made from which fruit?



151. In the clock format, the contestants got 45 seconds to answer questions 11-14. How much time did they get to answer question 15 (for a million dollars)?

45 seconds plus the time left over from the other questions combined


152. The National Health Service was founded in which decade?



153. ‘Escape or Die Frying’ is a tagline for which film?

Chicken Run


154. During her explanation for the answer to the million-dollar question, Nancy Christy stated that she lived where “…for a whole lot of years”?


155. The words ‘Royal Dutch’ appear in the full name of which company?



156. The ruins of Urquhart Castle stand on the banks of which loch?


157. What is the ‘Temeraire’, the subject of an 1839 painting by J.M.W. Turner?

A gun ship


158. An insect’s hard outer skeleton is made mainly of what substance?



159. The Scarlet Letter’ is a novel by which American writer?

Nathanial Hawthorne


160. A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with is often referred to as a ‘hot …’ what?



161. In 1987, Whitney Houston topped the UK singles chart with ‘I Wanna…’ what ‘With Somebody’?



162. What colour is the head of an adult male mallard?



163. Something that gives away the plot or outcome of a TV show is called a… what?



164. In the ‘Transformers’ film franchise, who is the leader of the Decepticons?



165. Which of these words can be typed on a single row of a standard UK ‘QWERTY’ keyboard?



166. In 2000, which country joined rugby union’s Five Nations Championship to make it the Six Nations?



167. Which term means a dry wind blowing from North Africa, that picks up moisture crossing the Mediterranean?



168. In the Bible, which land is said to be ‘east of Eden’?



169. The name of which European capital city means ‘Bay of Smokes’ in its native language?



170. In 1912, which German meteorologist controversially proposed the theory of continental drift?

Eduard Suess


171. In children’s stories, how many wishes are granted by a genie or fairy?



172. Which iconic 1980s WWF wrestler was known for his yellow and red outfits and bleached blond handlebar moustache?

Hulk Hogan


173. Which legal document states a person’s wishes regarding the disposal of their property after death?



174. Which dance craze involves swinging your arms left and right around your torso in the opposite direction to your hips?



175. Which phrase refers to a brief success?

Flash in the pan


176. “Richard of York gave battle in vain” is a sentence used to help remember the order of which of these things?

Colours of the ­rainbow


177. In which sport do two teams pull at the opposite ends of a rope?

Tug of war


178. What name is given to the traditional British delicacy of steamed or boiled suet pudding containing raisins and currants?

Spotted dick


179. Where does a cowboy wear chaps?

On his legs


180. Denzel Washington won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance in which film?

Training Day


181. In 1581, Sir Francis Drake became mayor of which city?



182. When referring to a toilet, what do the letters WC stand for?

Water Closet


183. The Walrus And The Carpenter is a well-known verse in which children’s novel?

Through The Looking Glass


184. Which TV series set in the early 20th Century followed the lives of the Crawley family and their ­servants?

Downton Abbey


185. In 2001, Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was recovered from which lake?

Coniston Water


186. In the Back To The Future films, Marty McFly time travels in what type of car?

DeLorean DMC-12


187. In Welsh, what does ‘afon’ mean?



188. The young of which creature is known as a squab?



189. Who is the patron saint of Spain?

St James


190. Which of these is not one of the American Triple Crown horse races?

Arlington Million

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