Trivia

“Tenable” questions, week ending 25 October 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 6-10)

Here are the questions and answers for the current series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”, episodes broadcast between Monday 21 and Friday 25 October 2019, Series 4 Episodes 6-10 (S4Ep6, S4Ep7 and so on).

The format here is the same as in earlier pieces such as this one from last week: a list of the “Tenable” challenges, a note on how the teams fared, and then the answers.

[I am still catching up with the most recent episodes, answers will appear in the days ahead.]

The Questions

Monday 21 October 2019

[s4ep6] The Generation Gap

Round 1: Top 10 ‘Coronation Street’ characters by number of 2018 episodes [The characters that appeared in the most episodes of the show in 2018.]

Round 2: The 10 motorways nearest Spaghetti Junction [The 10 motorways nearest to Gravelly Hill interchange, commonly known as Spaghetti Junction; the list includes one toll road and a road which has an “M” in brackets after the number.]

Round 3: The first 10 six-letter words ending with the letters ‘END’ [The first 10 words alphabetically ending with the letters ‘END’; according to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; each word has its own entry and is in blue in the dictionary; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 14 May 2019.]

Round 4: The 10 alliterative or repetitious ABBA song titles [The 10 songs are all on the albums “ABBA Gold” or “More ABBA Gold”; to clarify, alliterative means two directly adjacent words beginning with the same letter, and repeated words means that the same word appears twice in the title; in one of the correct answers the repeated word is “the”; SOS is not included in this list as the title contains letters, not words.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The 10 golfers who have won the most majors since 1950 [Male golfers who won their first championship since 1950, the list contains those who have won the most majors up to and including April 2019 .]

Final Round: European Geography: The 10 countries of the River Danube [The 10 countries that the River Danube flows through or that have the River Danube as part of their international border.]

 

How the teams fared

Here’s a list of how each team performed in their jackpot rounds: how many team members made it to the final round, how much they were playing for and whether they won the prize fund.

Note: where a team did not get all 10 answers in the final round, the answers that caught them out are listed here as well.

Monday 21 October 2019, The Generation Gap

All 5 members of The Generation Gap made it to the final, playing for 8.5k, and named 7 of the 10 countries of the River Danube. [The remaining answers: Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine.]

 

Questions and Answers

Monday 21 October 2019

[s4ep6] The Generation Gap

Round 1: Top 10 ‘Coronation Street’ characters by number of 2018 episodes [The characters that appeared in the most episodes of the show in 2018.]

Carla Connor /Johnny Connor / Peter Barlow / Leanne Battersby / Michelle Connor / Tim Metcalfe / Toyah Battersby / Jenny Connor/ Eileen Phelan / Kate Connor

Round 2: The 10 motorways nearest Spaghetti Junction [The 10 nearest to Gravelly Hill interchange, commonly known as Spaghetti Junction; the list includes one toll road and a road which has an “M” in brackets after the number.]

M6 / A38 (M) / M5 / M42 / M6 Toll / M40 / M54 / M69 / M45 / M1

Round 3: The first 10 six-letter words ending with the letters ‘END’ [The first 10 words alphabetically ending with the letters ‘END’; according to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; each word has its own entry and is in blue in the dictionary; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 14 May 2019.]

Append / Ascend / Attend / Defend / Depend / Expend / Extend / Friend / Impend / Intend

Round 4: The 10 alliterative or repetitious ABBA song titles [The 10 songs are all on the albums “ABBA Gold” or “More ABBA Gold”; to clarify, alliterative means two directly adjacent words beginning with the same letter, and repeated words means that the same word appears twice in the title; in one of the correct answers the repeated word is “the”; SOS is not included in this list as the title contains letters, not words.]

Voulez Vous /  The Name of the Game / Ring Ring / On and On and On / Money, Money, Money / Mamma Mia / Knowing Me Knowing You / I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do / Honey, Honey / Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The 10 golfers who have won the most majors since 1950 [Male golfers who won their first championship since 1950, the list contains those who have won the most majors up to and including April 2019 .]

Jack Nicklaus / Tiger Woods / Gary Player / Tom Watson / Arnold Palmer / Nick Faldo / Lee Trevino / Seve Ballesteros / Phil Mickelson / Peter Thomson

Final Round: European Geography: The 10 countries of the River Danube [The 10 countries that the River Danube flows through or that have the River Danube as part of their international border.]

Germany / Austria / Slovakia / Hungary / Croatia / Serbia / Bulgaria / Romania / Moldova / Ukraine

 

 

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