Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 16 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 2]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Tuesday 16 February, Series 5 Episode 2 (S5Ep2). For this week’s other shows please follow these links:

Monday 15 February 2021 (S5Ep1)
Wednesday 17 February 2021 (S5Ep3)
Thursday 18 February 2021 (S5Ep4)
Friday 19 February 2021 (S5Ep5)

For previous series I have included at least a week’s worth of questions and answers in each post, as in this piece from a year ago. For this series I plan to post one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers.

The Questions

Tuesday 16 February 2021

[S5Ep2] Team name: So Farnes so good

Round 1: Top 10 favourite pasta varieties [The nation’s favourite shapes and types of pasta according to an August 2020 survey conducted by YouGov; the list includes varieties of both plain and filled pasta; gnocchi is not included in this list as it is often considered to be a type of dumpling.]

Round 2: Top 10 national women’s football teams [According to the FIFA Rankings released for 18 December 2020.]

Round 3: 10 final novels in series of books [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 titles of books which are the final novels in a series, along with the year they were first published; we’re looking for the names of the 10 authors of the books; this list refers to the last main book in a series.”]

The titles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007) / The Shepherd’s Crown (2015) / Breaking Dawn (2008) / The Mirror and the Light (2020) / The Last Battle (1956) / Fifty Shades Freed (2012) / The Van (1991) / Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972) / Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (1975) / Five Are Together Again (1963)

Round 4: Top 10 characters in ‘Titanic’ [The top 5 characters in the James Cameron film ‘Titanic’ and the 5 actors who play them, according to IMDb as of January 2020.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 road transport-related abbreviations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 abbreviations related to road transport; we want to hear the words the 10 road transport-related abbreviations commonly represent in the UK.”]

The clues: RHD / MOT / MPG / LWB / LPG / HGV / GTI / GPS / DVLA / BHP

Final Round: US States: The 10 most northerly US states [“The United States has 50 constituent states; we are looking for the 10 states that are located the furthest north; this is based on the most northerly latitude of the mainland of each state, and is according to Google Maps.”]

How the team fared

Tuesday 16 February 2021, S5Ep2, So Farnes so good

All 5 members of So Farnes so good made it to the final, playing for 5k, and named 9 of the 10 most northerly US states. The remaining answer: Oregon.

Questions and Answers

Tuesday 16 February 2021

[S5Ep2] Team name: So Farnes so good

Round 1: Top 10 favourite pasta varieties [The nation’s favourite shapes and types of pasta according to an August 2020 survey conducted by YouGov; the list includes varieties of both plain and filled pasta; gnocchi is not included in this list as it is often considered to be a type of dumpling.]

Fusilli / Spaghetti / Penne / Tagliatelle / Conchiglie / Tortellini / Farfalle / Macaroni / Lasagne / Rigatoni

Round 2: Top 10 national women’s football teams [According to the FIFA Rankings released for 18 December 2020.]

United States / Germany / France / Netherlands / Sweden / England / Australia / Brazil / Canada / Japan

Round 3: 10 final novels in series of books [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 titles of books which are the final novels in a series, along with the year they were first published; we’re looking for the names of the 10 authors of the books; this list refers to the last main book in a series.”]

The titles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007) / The Shepherd’s Crown (2015) / Breaking Dawn (2008) / The Mirror and the Light (2020) / The Last Battle (1956) / Fifty Shades Freed (2012) / The Van (1991) / Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972) / Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (1975) / Five Are Together Again (1963)

JK Rowling / Terry Pratchett / Stephenie Meyer / Hilary Mantel / CS Lewis / EL James / Roddy Doyle / Roald Dahl / Agatha Christie / Enid Blyton

Round 4: Top 10 characters in ‘Titanic’ [The top 5 characters in the James Cameron film ‘Titanic’ and the 5 actors who play them, according to IMDb as of January 2020.]

Jack Dawson / Leonardo DiCaprio / Rose Dewitt Bukater / Kate Winslet / Cal Hockley / Billy Zane / Molly Brown / Kathy Bates / Ruth Dewitt Bukater / Frances Fisher

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 road transport-related abbreviations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 abbreviations related to road transport; we want to hear the words the 10 road transport-related abbreviations commonly represent in the UK.”]

The clues: RHD / MOT / MPG / LWB / LPG / HGV / GTI / GPS / DVLA / BHP

The answers: Right-hand drive / Ministry of Transport / Miles per gallon / Long wheelbase / Liquefied petroleum gas / Heavy goods vehicle / Grand tourer injection / Global positioning system / Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency / Brake horsepower

Final Round: US States: The 10 most northerly US states [“The United States has 50 constituent states; we are looking for the 10 states that are located the furthest north; this is based on the most northerly latitude of the mainland of each state, and is according to Google Maps.”]

Alaska / Minnesota / Idaho / Montana / North Dakota / Washington / Michigan / Maine / Wisconsin / Oregon

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