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“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 24 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 8]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Monday (15 February). Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 24 February, Series 5 Episode 8 (S5Ep8). For the shows broadcast earlier this week (Monday 22 February and Tuesday 23 February), click here:

Monday 22 February 2021 (S5Ep6)
Tuesday 23 February 2021 (S5Ep7)

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 

Wednesday 24 February 2021  

[S5Ep8] Team name: Wigan-A-Win-It 

Round 1: The first 10 four-letter words made from the word ‘tandem’ [The first 10 four-letter words alphabetically that can be formed from the word ‘tandem’, using each letter only once; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of October 2020.] 

Round 2: The first 10 words of four or more letters in the UK titles of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ films [In the order the films were released; some of the words on this list have an apostrophe.] 

Round 3: 10 quiz and game show hosts [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 quiz or game shows; we are looking for the names of the first person to host each of those shows in the original series.”] 

The shows: Britain’s Brightest Family / Weakest Link / Tipping Point / Family Fortunes / The Wall / The Million Pound Drop Live / Going for Gold / Golden Balls / Bullseye / Winning Combination  

Round 4: The first 10 words of six or more letters in ‘Your Song’ by Elton John [From the lyrics of the 1971 UK Top 10 single by Elton John.] 

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 major cities by their named airports [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 historical or famous figures who have international airports named after them; we are looking for the 10 major cities which these airports primarily serve.”] 

The namesGeorge Best / Indira Gandhi / John Lennon / Alexander Pushkin / Louis Armstrong / John F Kennedy / Charles de Gaulle / Leonardo da Vinci / Mother Teresa / Frederic Chopin  

Final Round: World Cup Football: The 10 men’s teams to score two or more goals in the final match of a FIFA World Cup tournament [Up to and including the 2018 tournament; the 1950 World Cup is not included here because it was decided on the basis of a mini-league; includes goals scored in extra-time but not goals scored in penalty shoot-outs.] 

How the team fared 

Wednesday 24 February 2021, S5Ep8Wigan-A-Win-It 

members of Wigan-A-Win-It made it to the final, playing for 15k, and named 7 of the 10 men’s teams to score two or more goals in the final match of a FIFA World Cup tournamentThe remaining answers: Croatia, Sweden, Uruguay.  

Questions and Answers 

Wednesday 24 February 2021  

[S5Ep8] Team name: Wigan-A-Win-It 

Round 1: The first 10 four-letter words made from the word ‘tandem’ [The first 10 four-letter words alphabetically that can be formed from the word ‘tandem’, using each letter only once; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; as of October 2020.] 

Amen / Ante / Dame Damn / Date Dean Dent / Made / Mane / Mate  

Round 2: The first 10 words of four or more letters in the UK titles of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ films [In the order the films were released; some of the words on this list have an apostrophe.] 

Curse / Black Pearl Dead Man’s / Chest / World’s / Stranger / Tides / Salazar’s 

Round 3: 10 quiz and game show hosts [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 quiz or game shows; we are looking for the names of the first person to host each of those shows in the original series.”] 

The showsBritain’s Brightest Family / Weakest Link / Tipping Point / Family Fortunes / The Wall / The Million Pound Drop Live / Going for Gold / Golden Balls / Bullseye / Winning Combination  

The hosts: Anne Hegerty / Anne Robinson / Ben Shephard / Bob Monkhouse / Danny Dyer / Davina McCall / Henry Kelly / Jasper Carrott / Jim Bowen / Omid Djalili  

Round 4: The first 10 words of six or more letters in ‘Your Song’ by Elton John [From the lyrics of the 1971 UK Top 10 single by Elton John.] 

Little / Feeling / Inside / Easily / Sculptor / Potions Travelling / Everybody / Simple / Wonderful  

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 major cities by their named airports [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 historical or famous figures who have international airports named after them; we are looking for the 10 major cities which these airports primarily serve.”] 

The namesGeorge Best / Indira Gandhi / John Lennon / Alexander Pushkin / Louis Armstrong / John F Kennedy / Charles de Gaulle / Leonardo da Vinci / Mother Teresa / Frederic Chopin  

The airports: Belfast / Delhi / Liverpool / Moscow / New Orleans / New York / Paris / Rome Tirana / Warsaw 

Final Round: World Cup Football: The 10 men’s teams to score two or more goals in the final match of FIFA World Cup tournament [Up to and including the 2018 tournament; the 1950 World Cup is not included here because it was decided on the basis of a mini-league; includes goals scored in extra-time but not goals scored in penalty shoot-outs.] 

Argentina / Brazil / Croatia / England / France / Hungary / Italy / Sweden / Uruguay / West Germany  

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