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“Tenable” questions, 18 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 4]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began this week, on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for today’s show (Thursday 18 February), Series 5 Episode 4 (S5Ep4). For this week’s other shows please follow these links:

Monday 15 February 2021 (S5Ep1)
Tuesday 16 February 2021 (S5Ep2)
Wednesday 17 February 2021 (S5Ep3)
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

Thursday 18 February 2021

[S5Ep4] Team name: You and Huw’s Army

Round 1: The 10 peak time ‘Family Fortunes’ and ‘Blankety Blank’ hosts [The 10 presenters who have presented the game shows in a peak time slot; only the main hosts are included in this list, which includes presenters of ‘All Star Family Fortunes’ and Christmas specials of ‘Blankety Blank’; according to IMDb, as of January 2021.]

Round 2: The first 10 five-letter words that end with the letters ‘ATE’ [According to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry and are in blue on the website; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 25 September 2020.]

Round 3: 10 Meryl Streep films by character [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 characters played by Meryl Streep and the year each film was released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films.”]

The characters: Kay Graham (2017) / Margaret Thatcher (2011) / Sarah and Anna (1981) / Miranda Priestly (2006) / Emmeline Pankhurst (2015) / Cousin Topsy (2018) / Donna (2008) / Aunt March (2019) / Witch (2014) / Lindy Chamberlain (1988)

Round 4: The 10 cities in Scotland and Wales that start with a consonant

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 flora on rugby union shirts [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you … “ the names of 10 national rugby teams; please name the symbol that appears on the team’s shirts; this could be any of the following: leaf, flower, plant or tree.]

The countries: Japan / Switzerland / New Zealand / Canada / Romania / Fiji / South Africa / England / Ireland / Scotland

Final Round: The Proclaimers: The first 10 words of four or more letters in ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ [The first 10 different words of four or more letters in this song, originally released in 1988; contractions of two different words are not acceptable answers, nor is the word “Yeah”; some words appear more than once, in single and plural forms or in different tenses; in these cases either form will be an acceptable answer, but only one form will be accepted for each of these words.]

How the team fared

Thursday 18 February 2021, S5Ep4, You and Huw’s Army

All 5 members of You and Huw’s Army made it to the final, playing for 14.5k, and named 7 of the first 10 words of four or more letters in ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ by The Proclaimers. The remaining answers: Goes, Drunk, Gets.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 18 February 2021

[S5Ep4] Team name: You and Huw’s Army

Round 1: The 10 peak time ‘Family Fortunes’ and ‘Blankety Blank’ hosts [The 10 presenters who have presented the game shows in a peak time slot; only the main hosts are included in this list, which includes presenters of ‘All Star Family Fortunes’ and Christmas specials of ‘Blankety Blank’; according to IMDb, as of January 2021.]

Bob Monkhouse / Bradley Walsh / David Walliams / Gino D’Acampo / Les Dawson / Les Dennis / Lily Savage / Max Bygraves / Terry Wogan / Vernon Kay

Round 2: The first 10 five-letter words that end with the letters ‘ATE’ [According to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry and are in blue on the website; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of 25 September 2020.]

Abate / Agate / Crate / Elate / Grate / Irate / Orate / Ovate / Plate / Prate

Round 3: 10 Meryl Streep films by character [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 characters played by Meryl Streep and the year each film was released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films.”]

The characters: Kay Graham (2017) / Margaret Thatcher (2011) / Sarah and Anna (1981) / Miranda Priestly (2006) / Emmeline Pankhurst (2015) / Cousin Topsy (2018) / Donna (2008) / Aunt March (2019) / Witch (2014) / Lindy Chamberlain (1988)

The films: The Post / The Iron Lady / The French Lieutenant’s Woman / The Devil Wears Prada / Suffragette / Mary Poppins Returns / Mamma Mia! / Little Women / Into the Woods / A Cry in the Dark

Round 4: The 10 cities in Scotland and Wales that start with a consonant

Bangor / Cardiff / Dundee / Glasgow / Newport / Perth / St Asaph / St David’s / Stirling / Swansea

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 flora on rugby union shirts [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you … “ the names of 10 national rugby teams; please name the symbol that appears on the team’s shirts; this could be any of the following: leaf, flower, plant or tree.]

The countries: Japan / Switzerland / New Zealand / Canada / Romania / Fiji / South Africa / England / Ireland / Scotland

The flora: Cherry / Edelweiss / Fern / Maple / Oak / Palm / Protea / Rose / Shamrock / Thistle

Final Round: The Proclaimers: The first 10 words of four or more letters in ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ [The first 10 different words of four or more letters in this song, originally released in 1988; contractions of two different words are not acceptable answers, nor is the word “Yeah”; some words appear more than once, in single and plural forms or in different tenses; in these cases either form will be an acceptable answer, but only one form will be accepted for each of these words.]

When / Wake / Well / Know / Next / Goes / Along / With / Drunk / Gets

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