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“Tenable” questions, Fri 5 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 15]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 5 March, Series 5 Episode 15 (S5Ep15). For earlier shows from this week, click here:

Monday 1 March 2021 (S5Ep11)
Tuesday 2 March 2021 (S5Ep12)
Wednesday 3 March 2021 (S5Ep13)
Thursday 4 March 2021 (S5Ep14)

For previous series I have included at least a week’s worth of questions and answers in each post, as in this piece from last year. 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 the first two weeks’ worth of episodes in the current series, please 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)

Monday 22 February 2021 (S5Ep6)
Tuesday 23 February 2021 (S5Ep7)
Wednesday 24 February 2021 (S5Ep8)
Thursday 25 February 2021 (S5Ep9)
Friday 26 February 2021 (S5Ep10)

The Questions 

Friday 5 March 2021  

[S5Ep15] Team name: It’ll Be Isle of Wight On The Night  

Round 1: 10 TV competition shows by runners-up [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 runners-up from 21st century entertainment, reality or talent TV shows; we are looking for the names of the television series in which they finished in second place.”] 

The contestants: Jason Manford (2020) / Saira Khan (2005) / Matt Baker, Aliona Vilani (2010) / Divina De Campo (2019) / Gareth Gates (2002) / Tommy Furey, Molly-Mae Hague (2019) / Emily Atack (2018) / Abbey Clancy (2006) / Susan Boyle (2009) / Sam and Amanda Marchant (2007) Big Brother   

Round 2: The 10 vegetables and oils in Dolmio Mediterranean Vegetables pasta bake sauce [The website for Dolmio lists the ingredients for this sauce; this list contains the 10 specifically-named vegetables and oils included in the ingredients; “by vegetables we are referring to foods that may be described botanically as fruits or bulbs as well as other plants usually sold in the fruit and vegetables section of a supermarket”; as of 17 March 2020.]   

Round 3: The first 10 non-US golfers to win the US Masters  

Round 4: The first 10 three-letter words made from the name ‘Biden’ [The first 10 three-letter words alphabetically that can be formed from the letters in the name ‘Biden’, 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, acronyms or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter.] 

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 films with 10 or more Oscar nominations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 pairs of lead actors who starred in a film that received 10 or more Oscar nominations and the year the film was released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films.”] 

The actors: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright (1994) / Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh (1939) / Sandra Bullock, Geroge Clooney (2013) / Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling (2016) / Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine (1960) / Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz (2018) / Marlon Brando, Al Pacino (1972) / Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer (1965) / Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio (1997) / Natalie Wood Richard Beymer (1961)  

Final Round: Olympics: The first 10 Olympic host cities since 2000 [The first 10 different cities to host the Summer or Winter Olympic Games since January 2000; one of the names on the list is a mountainous area but is referred to as an Olympic host city.] 

How the team fared 

Friday 5 March 2021, S5Ep15, It’ll Be Isle of Wight On The Night 

All 5 members of It’ll Be Isle of Wight On The Night made it to the final playing for 38.5k and named 7 of the first 10 Olympic host cities since 2000. The remaining answers: Salt Lake City, Turin, Vancouver. 

Questions and Answers 

Friday 5 March 2021  

[S5Ep15] Team name: It’ll Be Isle of Wight On The Night  

Round 1: 10 TV competition shows by runners-up [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 runners-up from 21st century entertainment, reality or talent TV shows; we are looking for the names of the television series in which they finished in second place.”] 

The contestants: Jason Manford (2020) / Saira Khan (2005) / Matt Baker, Aliona Vilani (2010) / Divina De Campo (2019) / Gareth Gates (2002) / Tommy Furey, Molly-Mae Hague (2019) / Emily Atack (2018) / Abbey Clancy (2006) / Susan Boyle (2009) / Sam and Amanda Marchant (2007) Big Brother   

The shows: The Masked Singer / The Apprentice / Strictly Come Dancing / RuPaul’s Drag Race / Pop Idol / Love Island / I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! / Britain’s Next Top Model / Britain’s Got Talent / Big Brother   

Round 2: The 10 vegetables and oils in Dolmio Mediterranean Vegetables pasta bake sauce [The website for Dolmio lists the ingredients for this sauce; this list contains the 10 specifically-named vegetables and oils included in the ingredients; “by vegetables we are referring to foods that may be described botanically as fruits or bulbs as well as other plants usually sold in the fruit and vegetables section of a supermarket”; as of 17 March 2020.]   

Tomatoes / Onion / Courgettes / Red Pepper / Yellow Pepper / Sunflower Oil / Basil / Olive Oil / Chillies / Garlic    

Round 3: The first 10 non-US golfers to win the US Masters  

Gary Player / Seve Ballesteros / Bernhard Langer / Sandy Lyle / Nick Faldo / Ian Woosnam / Jose Maria Olazabal / Vijay Singh / Mike Weir / Trevor Immelman 

Round 4: The first 10 three-letter words made from the name ‘Biden’ [The first 10 three-letter words alphabetically that can be formed from the letters in the name ‘Biden’, 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, acronyms or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter.] 

Bed / Ben / Bid / Bin / Deb / Den / Die / Din / End / Neb 

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 films with 10 or more Oscar nominations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 pairs of lead actors who starred in a film that received 10 or more Oscar nominations and the year the film was released; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding films.”] 

The actors: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright (1994) / Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh (1939) / Sandra Bullock, Geroge Clooney (2013) / Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling (2016) / Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine (1960) / Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz (2018) / Marlon Brando, Al Pacino (1972) / Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer (1965) / Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio (1997) / Natalie Wood Richard Beymer (1961)  

The films: Forrest Gump / Gone with the Wind / Gravity / La La Land / The Apartment / The Favourite / The Godfather / The Sound of Music / Titanic / Westside Story 

Final Round: Olympics: The first 10 Olympic host cities since 2000 [The first 10 different cities to host the Summer or Winter Olympic Games since January 2000; one of the names on the list is a mountainous area but is referred to as an Olympic host city.] 

Sydney / Salt Lake City / Athens / Turin / Beijing / Vancouver / London / Sochi / Rio de Janeiro / Pyeongchang  

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