While answering the questions, Ruby Singh reached the 50 lakh question. But he did not know the correct answer to that question, so he was forced to quit the game in between. In this way she missed out on winning a hefty amount of Rs 50 lakh.
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The question asked to Ruby Singh for 50 lakhs was:
Which was the first newspaper to be published in India?
A. Bombay News B. Hikies Bengal Gazette C. Madras Courier D. The Bombay Herald
The correct answer was – Hickey Bengal Gazette.
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Ruby took 3 lifelines on the question of 25 lakhs, fell heavily
Ruby Singh used 3 lifelines only on the question of 25 lakhs. Ruby Singh did not know the answer to the question asked for 25 lakh and for this he used video call lifeline, but to no avail. For this reason, he had to take another lifeline ‘Flip the question’ for the same question. But Ruby did not even know the answer to that changed question and because of this, he closed all the paths to win 50 lakhs by taking the third lifeline.
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The first question asked for 25 lakhs was:
Azim was the grandson of which Mughal ruler, after whom Patna was renamed Azimabad in 1704?
A. Akbar B. Aurangzeb C. Shah Jahan D. Humayun
The correct answer was- Aurangzeb.
If Ruby had not wasted 3 lifelines on that one question, she would surely have won 50 lakhs and reached a stop of Rs 1 crore.