Trivia

“Tenable” and a challenge: lists containing 10 items (the answers)

Here are the questions set as a challenge in this earlier post. The answers appear at the end of this page.

Name the last 10 different teams to win the English FA Cup.

Name the last 10 different teams to win the English League Cup.

Name the last 10 cities to host the Summer Olympics.

Name the 10 elements in the Periodic Table that have fewer than 6 letters in their name.

Name the 10 letters in a standard Scrabble set that each have a value of 1 point.

Name Shakespeare’s 10 History Plays. (Note: these are the 10 plays written about kings of England, all of whom were on the throne at some point between the 12th and 16th centuries; Cymbeline and King Lear are incorrect answers. Some of these plays have “Part 1”, or another number, as part of their name.)

Name the 10 US States that have two words in their name.

The answers

The last 10 different teams to win the FA Cup: Arsenal, Manchester United, Wigan Athletic, Manchester City, Chelsea, Portsmouth, Liverpool, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur, Wimbledon

The last 10 different teams to win the League Cup: Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Swansea City, Liverpool, Birmingham City, Tottenham Hotspur, Middlesbrough, Blackburn Rovers, Leicester City

The last 10 host cities of the Summer Olympics: Rio de Janeiro, London, Beijing, Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona, Seoul, Los Angeles, Moscow

The 10 elements in the Periodic Table that have fewer than 6 letters in their name: Tin, Gold, Iron, Lead, Neon, Zinc, Argon, Boron, Radon, Xenon

The 10 letters in a standard Scrabble set that each have a value of 1 point: A E I O U L N R S T (or, in alphabetical order: AEILONRSTU)

Shakespeare’s 10 History Plays: King John, Richard II, Henry IV Part i, Henry IV Part ii, Henry V, Henry VI part i, Henry VI part ii, Henry VI part iii, Richard III, Henry VIII

The 10 US States that have two words in their name: New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Dakota, South Carolina, West Virginia

 

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