Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Friday 26 February 2021 [Series 5 Episode 10]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Monday (15 February). Here are the questions and answers for Friday 26 February 2021, Series 5 Episode 10 (S5Ep10). For this week’s previous shows, click here:

Monday 22 February 2021 (S5Ep6)
Tuesday 23 February 2021 (S5Ep7)
Wednesday 24 February 2021 (S5Ep8)
Thursday 25 February 2021 (S5Ep9)

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

Friday 26 February 2021

[S5Ep10] Team name: A Little UC-eLp From My Friend

Round 1: 10 meanings of the letter ‘C’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 instances in which the letter ‘C’ is used to represent a word, name or number; we are looking for the meaning of ‘C’ in each case.]

The clues: In acronym UNESCO / In UK honorific title CBE / In US capital Washington DC / In author CS Lewis / In Spice Girl Melanie C / C word in NATO phonetic alphabet / In the exam GCSE / C on a cricket scoreboard / Element with chemical symbol C / Roman number C value

Round 2: The 10 ground spices in jars sold by Schwartz [This list only includes individual spices in ground form which come in small jars; does not include spices which come in other forms such as seeds, pods, berries, sticks or any spice mixes; they have to be labelled as ground; as on the Spices section of the Schwartz.co.uk website, September 2020.]

Round 3: The 10 EU member states with blue stripes or crosses on their flag [Each flag features at least one blue stripe or blue cross; any stripes or crosses that only appear as part of a coat of arms on the flag are not included in this list; as of September 2020.]

Round 4: The 10 drivers to have the most Formula 1 Grand Prix victories in the 2010s [Covers the races held between 2010 and 2019 inclusive.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 prime ministers by events during their term [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 events; we are looking for the name of the British prime minister who was in office when each of these events took place.]

The events: Outbreak, World War I / Abdication of Edward VIII / First IVF baby born / London’s third Summer Olympics / VE Day / Suez Crisis / UK switch to decimal money / Spice Girls first UK No 1 single / Boaty McBoatface maiden voyage / Falklands War

Final Round: English Cities: The 10 cities in England with names containing ‘FORD’ or ‘HAM’ [The letters can be anywhere in the name of the city, but must be consecutive.]

How the team fared

Friday 26 February 2021, S5Ep10, A Little UC-eLp From My Friend

All 5 members of A Little UC-eLp From My Friend made it to the final playing for 21k and named 6 of the 10 cities in England with names containing ‘FORD’ or ‘HAM’. The remaining answers: Hereford, Salford, Southampton, Wolverhampton.

Questions and Answers

Friday 26 February 2021

[S5Ep10] Team name: A Little UC-eLp From My Friend

Round 1: 10 meanings of the letter ‘C’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 instances in which the letter ‘C’ is used to represent a word, name or number; we are looking for the meaning of ‘C’ in each case.]

The clues: In acronym UNESCO / In UK honorific title CBE / In US capital Washington DC / In author CS Lewis / In Spice Girl Melanie C / C word in NATO phonetic alphabet / In the exam GCSE / C on a cricket scoreboard / Element with chemical symbol C / Roman number C value

The answers: Cultural / Commander / Columbia / Clive / Chisholm / Charlie / Certificate / Caught / Carbon / 100

Round 2: The 10 ground spices in jars sold by Schwartz [This list only includes individual spices in ground form which come in small jars; does not include spices which come in other forms such as seeds, pods, berries, sticks or any spice mixes; they have to be labelled as ground; as on the Spices section of the Schwartz.co.uk website, September 2020.]

Allspice / Cinnamon / Cloves / Coriander / Cumin / Fenugreek / Ginger / Mace / Nutmeg / Turmeric

Round 3: The 10 EU member states with blue stripes or crosses on their flag [Each flag features at least one blue stripe or blue cross; any stripes or crosses that only appear as part of a coat of arms on the flag are not included in this list; as of September 2020.]

Croatia / Estonia / Finland / France / Greece / Luxembourg / Netherlands / Romania / Slovakia / Slovenia

Round 4: The 10 drivers to have the most Formula 1 Grand Prix victories in the 2010s [Covers the races held between 2010 and 2019 inclusive.]

Lewis Hamilton / Sebastian Vettel / Nico Rosberg / Fernando Alonso / Jensen Button / Max Verstappen / Valtteri Bottas / Daniel Ricciardo / Mark Webber / Kimi Raikkonen

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 prime ministers by events during their term [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 events; we are looking for the name of the British prime minister who was in office when each of these events took place.]

The events: Outbreak, World War I / Abdication of Edward VIII / First IVF baby born / London’s third Summer Olympics / VE Day / Suez Crisis / UK switch to decimal money / Spice Girls first UK No 1 single / Boaty McBoatface maiden voyage / Falklands War

The prime ministers: Herbert Henry Asquith / Stanley Baldwin / James Callaghan / David Cameron / Winston Churchill / Anthony Eden / Edward Heath / John Major / Theresa May / Margaret Thatcher

Final Round: English Cities: The 10 cities in England with names containing ‘FORD’ or ‘HAM’ [The letters can be anywhere in the name of the city, but must be consecutive.]

Birmingham / Bradford / Chelmsford / Durham / Hereford / Nottingham / Oxford / Salford / Southampton / Wolverhampton

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