Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Tue 9 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 17]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Tuesday 9 MarchSeries 5 Episode 17 (S5Ep17).  

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.

Here are links to the 16 previous episodes in the current series 

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)

Monday 1 March 2021 (S5Ep11)
Tuesday 2 March 2021 (S5Ep12)
Wednesday 3 March 2021 (S5Ep13)
Thursday 4 March 2021 (S5Ep14)
Friday 5 March 2021 (S5Ep15)

 Monday 8 March 2021 (S5Ep16)  

The Questions

Tuesday 9 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 17]

[S5Ep17] Team name: Clash of the Titans 

Round 1: The 10 least populated countries in South America [Countries in mainland South America; figures are July 2020 estimates from the CIA World Factbook online, as of the end of October 2020.]   

Round 2: The 10 animals in ‘Peppa Pig’ [The 10 different types of animal, excluding pigs, that have made the most voiced appearances in the children’s TV series; according to IMDb, as of September 2020; this list contains the combined number of voiced appearances of each type of animal as they appear in their character names.] 

Round 3: 10 English football teams by former grounds [“The ‘Tenable’ tower will show the names of 10 football grounds; these grounds are the former homes of teams that started the 2020/21 season in the top four divisions of the men’s football league; we are looking for the 10 clubs that used to play their home matches at these grounds.”]  

The clues: Highfield Road / Baseball Ground / Filbert Street / Maine Road / Ayresome Park / Elm Park / Gay Meadow / The Dell / Roker Park / Vetch Field  

Round 4: The 10 most common letters in the names of chemical elements [The letters that appear most often in the names of the 118 chemical elements, according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry as of December 2020.]  

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 radio stations by presenters of morning shows [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 radio hosts who have regularly presented or co-presented a weekday morning or breakfast show on a British radio station in 2020; we’re looking for the names of the 10 radio stations on which they present the morning or breakfast show.”] 

The clues: Zoe Ball / Roman Kemp / Alexander Armstrong / Amanda Holden / Sophie K / Jordan Banjo / Ronan Keating / Chris Moyles / Kate Garraway / Chris Evans 

Final Round: US Presidents: The last 10 surnames of US Presidents that contain the letters ‘U’, ‘S’ or ‘A’ [The last 10 different surnames to contain one or more of the letters ‘U’, ‘S’ or ‘A’ up to and including the incumbent as of September 2020.]  

How the team fared

Tuesday 9 March 2021, S5Ep17, Clash of the Titans

members of Clash of the Titans made it to the final, playing for 2k, and named 6 of the last 10 surnames of US Presidents that contain the letters ‘U’, ‘S’ or ‘A’. The remaining answers: Carter, Johnson, Roosevelt, Harding. 

Questions and Answers

Tuesday 9 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 17]

[S5Ep17] Team name: Clash of the Titans 

Round 1: The 10 least populated countries in South America [Countries in mainland South America; figures are July 2020 estimates from the CIA World Factbook online, as of the end of October 2020.]   

Suriname / Guyana Uruguay Paraguay Bolivia Ecuador Chile / Venezuela Peru Argentina  

Round 2: The 10 animals in ‘Peppa Pig’ [The 10 different types of animal, excluding pigs, that have made the most voiced appearances in the children’s TV series; according to IMDb, as of September 2020; this list contains the combined number of voiced appearances of each type of animal as they appear in their character names.] 

Rabbit / Sheep Dog Cat / Pony Elephant Zebra / Gazelle Donkey Fox 

Round 3: 10 English football teams by former grounds [The ‘Tenable’ tower will show the names of 10 football grounds; these grounds are the former homes of teams that started the 2020/21 season in the top four divisions of the men’s football league; we are looking for the 10 clubs that used to play their home matches at these grounds.”]  

The clues: Highfield Road / Baseball Ground / Filbert Street / Maine Road / Ayresome Park / Elm Park / Gay Meadow / The Dell / Roker Park / Vetch Field  

The teams: Coventry City / Derby County / Leicester City / Manchester City / Middlesbrough / Reading / Shrewsbury Town / Southampton / Sunderland / Swansea City 

Round 4: The 10 most common letters in the names of chemical elements [The letters that appear most often in the names of the 118 chemical elements, according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry as of December 2020. 

U N E / O A / T L 

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 radio stations by presenters of morning shows [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 radio hosts who have regularly presented or co-presented a weekday morning or breakfast show on a British radio station in 2020; were looking for the names of the 10 radio stations on which they present the morning or breakfast show.”] 

The clues: Zoe Ball / Roman Kemp / Alexander Armstrong / Amanda Holden / Sophie K / Jordan Banjo / Ronan Keating / Chris Moyles / Kate Garraway / Chris Evans 

The radio stations: Radio 2 / Capital / Classic FM / Heart / Kerrang! / Kiss / Magic / Radio X / Smooth / Virgin 

Final Round: US PresidentsThe last 10 surnames of US Presidents that contain the letters U’, ‘S’ or ‘A’ [The last 10 different surnames to contain one or more of the letters ‘U’, ‘S’ or ‘A’ up to and including the incumbent as of September 2020.] 

Trump Obama / Bush / Reagan / Carter Johnson / Eisenhower / Truman Roosevelt Harding / 

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