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Arthur Codod: The Igorot Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Arthur Codod made history in 2014 when he became the first Igorot to join the Philippine version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire wearing the bahag.

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Arthur Codod, a registered nurse from Benguet, made history on May 4, 2014 when he became the first Igorot to join the Philippine version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. He answered 14 questions correctly before walking away with P250,000.

Arthur Stevenson Codod is a registered nurse from Benguet who made history in 2014 when he became the first Igorot to join the Philippine version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. He appeared on the show on May 4, 2014, and walked away with a P250,000 check after playing the Classic Money Tree game hosted by actor Vic Sotto.

Codol wore the Igorot bahag and a traditional Cordillera head-dress while answering series of questions from the host. He was able to correctly answer 14 questions before he decided to walk away with the P250,000 prize.

Codol wore the Igorot bahag and a traditional Cordillera head-dress while answering series of questions from the host. He was able to correctly answer 14 questions before he decided to walk away with the P250,000 prize.

Codol's appearance on Who Wants to be a Millionaire was a source of pride for the Igorot community. He was praised for his intelligence, courage, and for representing his culture on a national stage.

In a statement, Codod said that he was proud to be an Igorot and that he wanted to use his appearance on the show to inspire other Igorot people to achieve their dreams.

He said, "I say it over and over again I am a proud Igorot. I am proud of my culture, our values that were passed to us by our great ancestors. Whenever I am and whatever I do, I do it the Igorot way."

Here are the questions that Arthur Codod answered correctly on the Philippine version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire:

  1. What is commonly used as bulletin board?
    • (A) chopping board
    • (B) iron board
    • (C) ✅cork board
    • (D) emery board
  2. Where do you put water to become ice?
    • (A) batya
    • (B) washing machine
    • (C) oven
    • (D) ✅freezer
  3. Who are the riders of rodeo?
    • (A) astronauts
    • (B) ✅cowboys
    • (C) pilots
    • (D) sailors
  4. Aside from 110 volts, what also used voltage of the electrical appliances in the Philippines?
    • (A) ✅220 v
    • (B) 330 v
    • (C) 440 v
    • (D) 550 v
  5. If you admit the money in the bank, what will you do?
    • (A) check in
    • (B) graduate
    • (C) ✅deposit
    • (D) congratulate
  6. Where Sochi is located, where it was held in 2014 Winter Olympics?
    • (A) Japan
    • (B) ✅Russia
    • (C) Austria
    • (D) Canada
  7. What U in an internet acronym of URL? 'People Speak' lifeline used.
    • (A) Unity
    • (B) Unilinear
    • (C) Unison
    • (D) ✅Uniform

All of the three people said letter D. Which is correct answer.

  1. What called the samurai warrior without master?
    • (A) ninja
    • (B) harajuko
    • (C) ✅ronin
    • (D) shogun
  2. What island is located in the town of Mambajao and the volcano Mt. Hibok-Hibok? 'Switch the Question' lifeline used.
    • (A) ✅Camiguin
    • (B) Siquijor
    • (C) Siargao
    • (D) Saluag
      1. What island is located in the country Brunei? (SWITCHED QUESTION)
        • (A) Java
        • (B) Sunda
        • (C) ✅Borneo
        • (D) Celebes
  3. What title of 2014 Oscar Best Original Song wrote by Fil-Am Robert Lopez?
    • (A) Royal
    • (B) ✅Let It Go
    • (C) Happy
    • (D) Skyfall
  4. What gave in a penguin in other penguin in its love? '50:50' lifeline used
    • (A) Ice
    • (B) Leaf
    • (C) ✅Pebble
    • (D) Clam
  5. What called the personal allowance in a British monarch?
    • (A) Crown Pocketbook
    • (B) Privy Purse
    • (C) Grand Valise
    • (D) Royal Satchel

Either chose B or D, he guessed D. The correct answer was B.

Codol used the 50/50 lifeline on question 11, the People Speak lifeline on question 7, and the Switch the Question lifeline on question 9. He walked away with P250,000 after correctly answering question 11.

Arthur Codod, the first Igorot to join the Philippine version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, answered 14 questions correctly before walking away with P250,000. His story is an inspiration to all.

Codol's run on Who Wants to be a Millionaire was a source of pride for the Igorot community. He was praised for his intelligence, courage, and for representing his culture on a national stage. He is an inspiration to all who know him, and he is a shining example of what it means to be a proud Igorot.

Proud Igorot.


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