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“Tenable” questions, Monday 22 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 6]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Monday (15 February). Here are the questions and answers for Monday 22 February, Series 5 Episode 6 (S5Ep6).  

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.  

For last week’s shows follow these links:  

Monday 15 February 2021 (S5Ep1) 
Tuesday 16 February 2021 (S5Ep2) 
Wednesday 17 February 2021 (S5Ep3) 
Thursday 18 February 2021 (S5Ep4) 
Friday 19 February 2021 (S5Ep5) 

The Questions 

Monday 22 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 6] 

[S5Ep6] Team name: Go on my Gibson 

Round 1: The 10 cities closest to Cardiff [The 10 UK cities that are closest to Cardiff as the crow flies; as of 4 December 2020.]   

Round 2: The first 10 singles by Wham! and George Michael with two-word titles [The first 10 UK Top 40 singles by Wham! or George Michael with two-word titles, not including words in brackets, according to The Official Chart Company as of 13 November 2020;  Fastlove and Toofunky or not acceptable answers as they are listed as one-word titles on The Official Chart Company website.] 

Round 3: 10 historical figures known by a single name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will give 10 descriptions of famous historical figures all of whom are most commonly known by a single name; we’re looking for the 10 single names that correspond to these descriptions.”]  

The historical figures: Greek ‘Eureka’ mathematician / Venetian author, libertine b. 1725 / Egyptian ruler in Shakespeare title / Italian astronomer under 1633 house arrest / Indian independence leader born 1869 / Carthaginian general, crossed Alps on elephants / French commander, defeated at Waterloo / Emperor when Rome burned in 64AD / Native American buried at Gravesend / Russian mystic, healer to Tsar Nicholas II  

Round 4: The 10 captains at the 2019 Cricket World Cup [This relates to the men’s international cricket competition; according to the ICC.]  

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 films with numbers in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 pairs of actors who’ve starred in feature films that have a number in the title, along with the year the film was originally released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films with numbers in the title.”] 

The clues: James Franco, Kate Mara (2010) / Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels (1996) / Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler (2004) / Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum (2012) / Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch (2013) / George Clooney, Brad Pitt (2001) / Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton (1980) / Eminem, Kim Basinger (2002) / Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell (1994) / Tom Selleck, Ted Danson (1987)  

Final Round: Countries: The first 10 countries alphabetically after Czechia that end with the letters ‘IA’ [As of January 2020; The Gambia is not included in this list.] 

How the team fared 

Monday 22 February 2021, S5Ep6, Go on my Gibson 

All 5 members of Go on my Gibson made it to the final, playing for 21k, and named 8 of the first 10 countries alphabetically after Czechia that end with the letters ‘IA’. The remaining answers: Malaysia, Mauritania. 

Questions and Answers 

Monday 22 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 6] 

[S5Ep6] Team name: Go on my Gibson 

Round 1: The 10 cities closest to Cardiff [The 10 UK cities that are closest to Cardiff as the crow flies; as of 4 December 2020.]   

Newport / Bristol / Wells / Swansea / Bath / Hereford / Gloucester / Exeter / Worcester / Salisbury 

Round 2: The first 10 singles by Wham! and George Michael with two-word titles [The first 10 UK Top 40 singles by Wham! or George Michael with two-word titles, not including words in brackets, according to The Official Chart Company as of 13 November 2020;  Fastlove and Toofunky or not acceptable answers as they are listed as one-word titles on The Official Chart Company website.] 

Young Guns / Wham Rap / Bad Boys / Club Tropicana / Last Christmas / Careless Whisper / Father Figure / Round Here / December Song / True Faith 

Round 3: 10 historical figures known by a single name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will give 10 descriptions of famous historical figures all of whom are most commonly known by a single name; we’re looking for the 10 single names that correspond to these descriptions.”]  

The historical figures: Greek ‘Eureka’ mathematician / Venetian author, libertine b. 1725 / Egyptian ruler in Shakespeare title / Italian astronomer under 1633 house arrest / Indian independence leader born 1869 / Carthaginian general, crossed Alps on elephants / French commander, defeated at Waterloo / Emperor when Rome burned in 64AD / Native American buried at Gravesend / Russian mystic, healer to Tsar Nicholas II  

The names: Archimedes / Casanova / Cleopatra / Galileo / Gandhi / Hannibal / Napoleon / Nero / Pocahontas / Rasputin 

Round 4: The 10 captains at the 2019 Cricket World Cup [This relates to the men’s international cricket competition; according to the ICC.]  

Sarfaraz Ahmed / Faf du Plessis / Aaron Finch / Jason Holder / Dimuth Karunaratne / Virat Kohli / Eoin Morgan / Mashrafe Mortaza / Gulbadin Naib / Kane Williamson 

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 films with numbers in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 pairs of actors who’ve starred in feature films that have a number in the title, along with the year the film was originally released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films with numbers in the title.”] 

The clues: James Franco, Kate Mara (2010) / Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels (1996) / Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler (2004) / Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum (2012) / Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch (2013) / George Clooney, Brad Pitt (2001) / Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton (1980) / Eminem, Kim Basinger (2002) / Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell (1994) / Tom Selleck, Ted Danson (1987)  

Final Round: Countries: The first 10 countries alphabetically after Czechia that end with the letters ‘IA’ [As of January 2020; The Gambia is not included in this list.] 

Estonia / Ethiopia / Georgia / India / Indonesia / Latvia / Liberia / Lithuania / Malaysia / Mauritania  

 

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