Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Thursday 25 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 9]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Monday (15 February). Here are the questions and answers for Thursday, 25 February, Series 5 Episode 9 (S5Ep9). For this week’s previous shows, click here:

Monday 22 February 2021 (S5Ep6)
Tuesday 23 February 2021 (S5Ep7)
Wednesday 24 February 2021 (S5Ep8)

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.

Here are links for last week’s shows:

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

Thursday 25 February 2021

[S5Ep9] Team name: From Good Stock-port

Round 1: 10 musicians known by a single name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will give 10 descriptions of singers or musicians all of whom are commonly known by a single name; we’re looking for the 10 single names that correspond to the descriptions.”]

The clues: Released albums ‘19’, ’21’ and ‘25’ / Icelandic ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ singer / Detroit rapper, Oscar for ‘Lose Yourself’ / Had UK Number 1, ‘Spinning Around’ / Singer of ‘Juice’ and ‘Good as Hell’ / New Zealand singer of ‘Royals’ (2013) / Singer, released ‘True Blue’ album (1986) / Founded Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota / Won Grammy for ‘Umbrella’ with Jay-Z / Rapper, headlined Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage, 2019

Round 2: The last 10 football teams managed by Sam Allardyce [Up to and including the team he began managing in December 2020; does not include clubs where he was only player-manager or caretaker manager.]

Round 3: The first 10 songs performed by Julie Andrews or Dick Van Dyke on the ‘Mary Poppins’ soundtrack [From the 1964 film soundtrack, songs credited to Julie Andrews or Dick Van Dyke or both; this list does not include ‘A British Bank’ or ‘A Man Has Dreams’; one of the songs on the soundtrack appears twice with slightly different titles, either of these is acceptable as an answer.]

Round 4: The 10 subjects studied by Harry Potter at Hogwarts [In the fictional world of Harry Potter there are 8 compulsory subjects, and pupils must choose to study at least two additional elective subjects; this list contains the 10 studied by Harry Potter.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 phobias by their proper names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the medical or technical terms for 10 phobias; we are looking for the common word or term for the cause of each phobia.”]

The terms: Pogonophobia / Ornithophobia / Bibliophobia / Coulrophobia / Nyctophobia / Acrophobia / Glossophobia / Arachnophobia / Ophidiophobia / Triskaidekaphobia

Final Round: European Geography: The 10 EU member countries with names that contain the letters ‘U’ or ‘K’ [As of October 2020; the Czech Republic is not a ‘Tenable’ answer as its usual name is now Czechia.]

How the team fared

Thursday 25 February 2021, S5Ep9, From Good Stock-port

All 5 members of From Good Stock-port made it to the final and won 33.5k by naming all 10 of the EU member countries with names that contain the letters ‘U’ or ‘K’. Biggest win of the series so far, really good team.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 25 February 2021

[S5Ep9] Team name: From Good Stock-port

Round 1: 10 musicians known by a single name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will give 10 descriptions of singers or musicians all of whom are commonly known by a single name; we’re looking for the 10 single names that correspond to the descriptions.”]

The clues: Released albums ‘19’, ’21’ and ‘25’ / Icelandic ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ singer / Detroit rapper, Oscar for ‘Lose Yourself’ / Had UK Number 1, ‘Spinning Around’ / Singer of ‘Juice’ and ‘Good as Hell’ / New Zealand singer of ‘Royals’ (2013) / Singer, released ‘True Blue’ album (1986) / Founded Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota / Won Grammy for ‘Umbrella’ with Jay-Z / Rapper, headlined Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage, 2019

The answers: Adele / Bjork / Eminem / Kylie / Lizzo / Lorde / Madonna / Prince / Rihanna / Stormzy

Round 2: The last 10 football teams managed by Sam Allardyce [Up to and including the team he began managing in December 2020; does not include clubs where he was only player-manager or caretaker manager.]

West Bromwich Albion / Everton / Crystal Palace / Sunderland / West Ham / Blackburn Rovers / Newcastle United/ Bolton Wanderers / Notts County / Blackpool

Round 3: The first 10 songs performed by Julie Andrews or Dick Van Dyke on the ‘Mary Poppins’ soundtrack [From the 1964 film soundtrack, songs credited to Julie Andrews or Dick Van Dyke or both; this list does not include ‘A British Bank’ or ‘A Man Has Dreams’; one of the songs on the soundtrack appears twice with slightly different titles, either of these is acceptable as an answer.]

Let’s Go Fly a Kite / Step in Time / Fidelity Fiduciary Bank / Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag) / I Love to Laugh / Stay Awake / Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious / Jolly Holiday / Pavement Artist (Chim Chim Cher-ee) / A Spoonful of Sugar

Round 4: The 10 subjects studied by Harry Potter at Hogwarts [In the fictional world of Harry Potter there are 8 compulsory subjects, and pupils must choose to study at least two additional elective subjects; this list contains the 10 studied by Harry Potter.]

Astronomy / Care of Magical Creatures / Charms / Defence Against the Dark Arts / Divination / Flying / Herbology / History of Magic / Potions / Transfiguration

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 phobias by their proper names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the medical or technical terms for 10 phobias; we are looking for the common word or term for the cause of each phobia.”]

The terms: Pogonophobia / Ornithophobia / Bibliophobia / Coulrophobia / Nyctophobia / Acrophobia / Glossophobia / Arachnophobia / Ophidiophobia / Triskaidekaphobia

The phobias: Beards / Birds / Books / Clowns / Dark / Heights / Public speaking / Spiders / Snakes / Thirteen

Final Round: European Geography: The 10 EU member countries with names that contain the letters ‘U’ or ‘K’ [As of October 2020; the Czech Republic is not a ‘Tenable’ answer as its usual name is now Czechia.]

Austria / Belgium / Bulgaria / Cyprus / Denmark / Hungary / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Portugal / Slovakia

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