Trivia

“Tenable” repeats 1 June 2020 onwards (Series 1 Episodes 11-15)

ITV continue to broadcast repeats from the first series of their quiz show “Tenable”, first shown in the last two months of 2016. Episodes 11-15 are being repeated this week, starting on Monday 1 June 2020.

Here are the questions and answers in the same format as in other pieces on this Blog, such as this one from last week: a list of the “Tenable” challenges, a note on how the teams fared, and then the answers.

The questions and answers for each day will appear as the week progresses.

The Questions

Series 1 Episode 11 (S1Ep11) Repeated Monday 1 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Monday 28 November 2016 and repeated on Wednesday 2 October 2019]

[S1Ep11] The 30-Somethings

Round 1: The 10 Michael Jackson singles of the 1980s that spent longest in the UK Singles chart [The 10 solo singles by Michael Jackson that first entered the UK chart from January 1980 to December 1989 that have spent the most number of weeks in the UK Top 100; according to the Official Chart Company on 21 September 2016.]

Round 2: Top 10 leading countries in exports of hard liquor [In 2014 according to the Observatory of Economic Complexity.]

Round 3: First 10 actors listed in the end film credits of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1’

Round 4: Top 10 Premier League goal scorers of all time [As of 2 January 2016, according to data from Sky Sports; this is since the Premier League’s inception in 1992.]

Captain’s Round: Last 10 Emmy Award winners for ‘Outstanding Drama Series’ [The last 10 different primetime drama series to win, up to and including the 2016 winner.]

Final Round: Top 10 characters from ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ [The first 10 characters in the cast list of the 1980 film, according to IMDB.]

Series 1 Episode 12 (S1Ep12) Repeated Tuesday 2 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Tuesday 29 November 2016, repeated on Friday 13 July 2018 and on Thursday 3 October 2019]

[S1Ep12] The Brummie Buddies

Round 1: Top 10 countries in the 2016 Rio Olympics medal table [Top 10 countries or national teams that won the most medals by event according to the official medals table on the official Rio 2016 website; where the same number of gold medals has been won by the same country or national team, silver and bronze medals are then counted.]

Round 2: Top 10 longest running musicals in London’s West End history [From data compiled by the Society of London Theatre as of 19 April 2016; includes shows that are both current and no longer showing.]

Round 3: Top 10 largest National Parks in the UK [By area according the nationalparks.gov.uk website, as of August 2016.]

Round 4: Top 10 highest-grossing female actors born in the UK [The top 10 actresses born in the UK whose films are cumulatively the highest grossing in the USA and Canada; according to Box Office Mojo as of 30 August 2016.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): Last 10 Chancellors of the Exchequer [The last 10 different people to hold the office, including the one in post as of September 2016.]

Jackpot Round: Reality TV: Last 10 winners of the X Factor UK [From 2006 to 2015; at time of recording, the 2016 winner had not yet been crowned.]

Series 1 Episode 13 (S1Ep13) Repeated Wednesday 3 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Wednesday 30 November 2016, repeated on Monday 16 July 2018, late at night on Tuesday 25 June 2019, and on Friday 4 October 2019]

[S1Ep13] The Handy Gandhis

Round 1: The 10 countries with only 4 letters in their name [Ordered from most populated to least according to 2015 estimates from the CIA World Factbook Online.]

Round 2: Top 10 EastEnders characters by number of appearances [According to IMDb as of 19 September 2016.]

Round 3: Last 10 Formula 1 Champions [The last 10 different F1 Champions, up to the end of the 2015 season.]

Round 4: Top 10 ‘Jungle Book’ characters [The first 10 named characters in Disney’s 2016 film as given in the cast list on IMDb.]

Captain’s Round: Top 10 US universities [According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015/16, published in September 2015.]

Final Round: France: Top 10 most-populated cities in France [The 10  cities or urban areas in France with the highest municipal population according to 2013 data from France’s National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies, as of 8 September 2016.]

Series 1 Episode 14 (S1Ep14) Repeated Thursday 4 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Thursday 1 December 2016, repeated on Tuesday 17 July 2018, on Tuesday 2 July 2019, and on Monday 7 October 2019]

[S1Ep14[ The Fire Extinguishers

Round 1: The top 10 characters in ‘Friends’ [Those listed as appearing in the most episodes of the US television comedy show according to IMDb.com as of 15 September 2016.]

Round 2: The 10 EU countries that end with the letter ‘a’ [Ordered by population size here.] [Note: this was in 2016, before Czech Republic was known as Czechia.]

Round 3: Top 10 most registered dog breeds in the UK [According to the number of registrations in 2015 by the Kennel Club.]

Round 4: The last 10 managers of the England national football team [The last 10 people to hold the permanent position of England manager, as of August 2016; does not include caretaker managers.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): First 10 top 40 Take That singles [According to data from officialcharts.com; does include EPs.]

Final Round: James Bond: Last 10 James Bond films [As of 2016, from the official James Bond series of films.]

Series 1 Episode 15 (S1Ep15) Repeated Friday 5 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Friday 2 December 2016, repeated on Thursday 17 August 2017, late at night on Monday 2 July 2018, on Wednesday 18 July 2018, and on Tuesday 8 October 2019]

[S1Ep15] The Total Legends

Round 1: First 10 Top 5 Queen hits

Round 2: Top 10 most common tree species in Great Britain [Broad-leaved tree species in British woodlands and forests based on 2011 data and estimates by the Forestry Commission.]

Round 3: Last 10 Properties on a Monopoly Board [The last 10 properties before the Go square on a standard classic UK Monopoly board, excluding Stations, Utilities and Jail; as of 2016, according to toy company Hasbro; this list has the final property as the first answer, and then works down from there.]

Round 4: Last 10 teams to win the NFL Super Bowl [The last 10 different teams, up to and including 2016.]

Round 5 (the Captain’s Round): Top 10 countries with the highest-value beer exports [The countries with most valuable malt beer exports in 2015, according to data from the International Trade Centre.]

Final Round: Premier League: The 10 Premier League football teams with two or more words in their name [As of 2016/17 season, according to PremierLeague.com; excludes the words “Football Club” and other words in team initials, such as Association and Athletic.]

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.

The 30-Somethings (S1Ep11) Repeated Monday 1 June 2020

2 of The 30-Somethings made it to the final round, playing for 1k, and named 9 of the Top 10 characters from ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’. [The remaining answer: Obi-Wan Kenobi.]

The Brummie Buddies [S1Ep12] Repeated on Tuesday 2 June 2020

All 5 of The Brummie Buddies made it to the final round playing for 21k and named 9 of the last 10 winners of the X Factor UK. [The remaining answer: Louisa Johnson.]

The Handy Gandhis [S1Ep13] Repeated on Wednesday 3 June 2020

4 of The Handy Gandhis made it to the final round playing for 5k and named 7 of the Top 10 most-populated cities in France. [The remaining answers: Toulouse, Lille, Rennes.]

The Fire Extinguishers [S1Ep14] Repeated on Thursday 4 June 2020

4 of The Fire Extinguishers made it to the final and won 27.5k by naming the Last 10 James Bond films.

The Total Legends [S1Ep15] Repeated on Friday 5 June 2020

2 of the Total Legends made it to the final round playing for 1k and named 9 of the 10 Premier League football teams with two or more words in their name. [The remaining answer: Hull City.]

Questions and Answers

Series 1 Episode 11 (S1Ep11) Repeated Monday 1 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Monday 28 November 2016 and repeated on Wednesday 2 October 2019]

[S1Ep11] The 30-Somethings

Round 1: The 10 Michael Jackson singles of the 1980s that spent longest in the UK Singles chart [The 10 solo singles by Michael Jackson that first entered the UK chart from January 1980 to December 1989 that have spent the most number of weeks in the UK Top 100; according to the Official Chart Company on 21 September 2016.]

Thriller / Billie Jean / Man In The Mirror / Smooth Criminal / Beat It / Bad / The Way You Make Me Feel / Dirty Diana / One Day In Your Life / Rock With You

Round 2: Top 10 leading countries in exports of hard liquor [In 2014 according to the Observatory of Economic Complexity.]

UK / France / USA / Mexico / Singapore / Germany / Ireland / Netherlands / Italy / Sweden

Round 3: First 10 actors listed in the end film credits of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1’

Daniel Radcliffe / Rupert Grint / Emma Watson / Helena Bonham Carter / Robbie Coltrane / Ralph Fiennes / Michael Gambon / Brendan Gleeson / Richard Griffiths / John Hurt

Round 4: Top 10 Premier League goal scorers of all time [As of 2 January 2016, according to data from Sky Sports; this is since the Premier League’s inception in 1992.]

Alan Shearer / Wayne Rooney / Andy Cole / Frank Lampard / Thierry Henry / Robbie Fowler / Michael Owen / Les Ferdinand / Teddy Sheringham / Robin van Persie

Captain’s Round: Last 10 Emmy Award winners for ‘Outstanding Drama Series’ [The last 10 different primetime drama series to win, up to and including the 2016 winner.]

Game of Thrones / Breaking Bad / Homeland / Mad Men / The Sopranos / 24 / Lost / The West Wing / The Practice / Law & Order

Final Round: Top 10 characters from ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ [The first 10 characters in the cast list of the 1980 film, according to IMDB.]

Luke Skywalker / Han Solo / Princess Leia / Lando Calrissian / C-3PO / Darth Vader / Chewbacca / R2-D2 / Yoda / Obi-Wan Kenobi

Series 1 Episode 12 (S1Ep12) Repeated Tuesday 2 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Tuesday 29 November 2016, repeated on Friday 13 July 2018 and on Thursday 3 October 2019]

[S1Ep12] The Brummie Buddies

Round 1: Top 10 countries in the 2016 Rio Olympics medal table [Top 10 countries or national teams that won the most medals by event according to the official medals table on the official Rio 2016 website; where the same number of gold medals has been won by the same country or national team, silver and bronze medals are then counted.]

United States / Great Britain / China / Russian Federation / Germany / Japan / France / Republic of Korea / Italy / Australia

Round 2: Top 10 longest running musicals in London’s West End history [From data compiled by the Society of London Theatre as of 19 April 2016; includes shows that are both current and no longer showing.]

Les Miserables / Phantom Of The Opera / Blood Brothers / Cats / Starlight Express / Mamma Mia! / Disney’s The Lion King / Chicago / Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story / We Will Rock You

Round 3: Top 10 largest National Parks in the UK [By area according the nationalparks.gov.uk website, as of August 2016.]

Cairngorms / Lake District / Yorkshire Dales / Snowdonia / Loch Lomond and the Trossachs / South Downs / Peak District / North York Moors / Brecon Beacons / Northumberland

Round 4: Top 10 highest-grossing female actors born in the UK [The top 10 actresses born in the UK whose films are cumulatively the highest grossing in the USA and Canada; according to Box Office Mojo as of 30 August 2016.]

Helena Bonham Carter / Judi Dench / Keira Knightley / Naomie Harris / Kate Winslet / Helen Mirren / Catherine Zeta-Jones / Rachel Weisz / Emma Thompson / Tilda Swinton

Captain’s Round: Last 10 Chancellors of the Exchequer [The last 10 different people to hold the office, including the one in post as of September 2016.]

Philip Hammond / George Osborne / Alistair Darling / Gordon Brown / Kenneth Clarke / Norman Lamont / John Major / Nigel Lawson / Geoffrey Howe / Denis Healey

Jackpot Round: Reality TV: Last 10 winners of the X Factor UK [From 2006 to 2015; at time of recording, the 2016 winner had not yet been crowned.]

Louisa Johnson / Ben Haenow / Sam Bailey / James Arthur / Little Mix / Matt Cardle / Joe McElderry / Alexandra Burke / Leon Jackson / Leona Lewis

Series 1 Episode 13 (S1Ep13) Repeated Wednesday 3 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Wednesday 30 November 2016, repeated on Monday 16 July 2018, late at night on Tuesday 25 June 2019, and on Friday 4 October 2019]

[S1Ep13] The Handy Gandhis

Round 1: The 10 countries with only 4 letters in their name [Ordered from most populated to least according to 2015 estimates from the CIA World Factbook Online.]

Iran / Iraq / Peru / Mali / Chad / Cuba / Togo / Laos / Oman / Fiji

Round 2: Top 10 EastEnders characters by number of appearances [According to IMDb as of 19 September 2016.]

Phil Mitchell / Ian Beale / Pat Evans / Dot Cotton / Peggy Mitchell / Pauline Fowler / Billy Mitchell / Sharon Watts / Ricky Butcher / Sonia Fowler

Round 3: Last 10 Formula 1 Champions [The last 10 different F1 Champions, up to the end of the 2015 season.]

Lewis Hamilton / Sebastien Vettel / Jensen Button / Kimi Raikkonen / Fernando Alonso / Michael Schumacher / Mika Hakkinen / Jacques Villeneuve / Damon Hill / Alain Prost

Round 4: Top 10 ‘Jungle Book’ characters [The first 10 named characters in Disney’s 2016 film as given in the cast list on IMDb.]

Mowgli / Baloo / Bagheera / Shere Khan / Raksha / Kaa / Akela / King Louie / Ikki / Gray

Captain’s Round: Top 10 US universities [According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015/16, published in September 2015.]

California Institute of Technology / Stanford University / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Harvard University / Princeton University / University of Chicago / Johns Hopkins University / Yale University / University of California, Berkeley / Columbia

Final Round: France: Top 10 most-populated cities in France [The 10  cities or urban areas in France with the highest municipal population according to 2013 data from France’s National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies, as of 8 September 2016.]

Paris / Lyon / Marseille-Aix-en-Provence / Toulouse / Bordeaux / Lille / Nice / Nantes / Strasbourg / Rennes

Series 1 Episode 14 (S1Ep14) Repeated Thursday 4 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Thursday 1 December 2016, repeated on Tuesday 17 July 2018, on Tuesday 2 July 2019, and on Monday 7 October 2019]

[S1Ep14[The Fire Extinguishers

Round 1: The top 10 characters in ‘Friends’ [Those listed as appearing in the most episodes of the US television comedy show according to IMDb.com as of 15 September 2016.]

Rachel Green / Monica Geller / Phoebe Buffay / Joey Tribbiani / Chandler Bing / Ross Geller / Gunther / Jack Geller / Judy Geller / Janice Litman

Round 2: The 10 EU countries that end with the letter ‘a’ [Ordered by population size here.] [Note: this was in 2016, before Czech Republic was known as Czechia.]

Romania / Austria / Bulgaria / Slovakia / Croatia / Lithuania / Latvia / Slovenia / Estonia / Malta

Round 3: Top 10 most registered dog breeds in the UK [According to the number of registrations in 2015 by the Kennel Club.]

Labrador Retriever / Cocker Spaniel / French Bulldog / English Springer / Pug / German Shepherd / Bulldog / Golden Retriever / Border Terrier / Miniature Schnauzer

Round 4: The last 10 managers of the England national football team [The last 10 people to hold the permanent position of England manager, as of August 2016; does not include caretaker managers.]

Sam Allardyce / Roy Hodgson / Fabio Capello / Steve McLaren / Sven Goran Erikson / Kevin Keegan / Glenn Hoddle / Terry Venables / Graham Taylor / Bobby Robson

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): First 10 top 40 Take That singles [According to data from officialcharts.com; does include EPs.]

Promises / It Only Takes a Minute / I Found Heaven / A Million Love Songs / Could It Be Magic / Why Can’t I Wake Up With You / Pray / Relight My Fire / Babe / Everything Changes

Final Round: James Bond: Last 10 James Bond films [As of 2016, from the official James Bond series of films.]

Spectre / Skyfall / Quantum of Solace / Casino Royale / Die Another Day / The World Is Not Enough / Tomorrow Never Dies / GoldenEye / Licence to Kill /The Living Daylights

Series 1 Episode 15 (S1Ep15) Repeated Friday 5 June 2020 [Originally broadcast Friday 2 December 2016, repeated on Thursday 17 August 2017, late at night on Monday 2 July 2018, on Wednesday 18 July 2018, and on Tuesday 8 October 2019]

[S1Ep15] The Total Legends

Round 1: First 10 Top 5 Queen hits

Killer Queen / Bohemian Rhapsody / Somebody To Love / We Are The Champions / Crazy Little Thing Called Love / Under Pressure / Radio Ga Ga / I Want To Break Free / A Kind Of Magic / I Want It All

Round 2: Top 10 most common tree species in Great Britain [Broad-leaved tree species in British woodlands and forests based on 2011 data and estimates by the Forestry Commission.]

Oak / Birch / Ash / Sycamore / Beech / Hazel / Hawthorn / Alder / Willow / Sweet Chestnut

Round 3: Last 10 Properties on a Monopoly Board [The last 10 properties before the Go square on a standard classic UK Monopoly board, excluding Stations, Utilities and Jail; as of 2016, according to toy company Hasbro; this list has the final property as the first answer, and then works down from there.]

Mayfair / Park Lane / Bond Street / Oxford Street / Regent Street / Piccadilly / Coventry Street / Leicester Square / Trafalgar Square / Fleet Street

Round 4: Last 10 teams to win the NFL Super Bowl [The last 10 different teams, up to and including 2016.]

Denver Broncos / New England Patriots / Seattle Seahawks / Baltimore Ravens / New York Giants / Green Bay Packers / New Orleans Saints / Pittsburgh Steelers / Indianapolis Colts / Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Round 5 (the Captain’s Round): Top 10 countries with the highest-value beer exports [The countries with most valuable malt beer exports in 2015, according to data from the International Trade Centre.]

Mexico / Netherlands / Belgium / Germany / United Kingdom / USA / France / Ireland / Denmark / Czech Republic

Final Round: Premier League: The 10 Premier League football teams with two or more words in their name [As of 2016/17 season, according to PremierLeague.com; excludes the words “Football Club” and other words in team initials, such as Association and Athletic.]

Manchester City / Manchester United / Hull City / Tottenham Hotspur / Leicester City / West Bromwich Albion / West Ham United / Swansea City / Crystal Palace / Stoke City

 

 

 

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