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“Tenable” questions, Wed 10 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 18]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 10 March, Series 5 Episode 18 (S5Ep18).

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 17 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)
Tuesday 9 March 2021 (S5Ep17)

The Questions

Wednesday 10 March 2021

[S5Ep18] Team name: The Dudley Weapons

Round 1: The 10 Monopoly spaces nearest to Go to Jail [The 5 spaces preceding Go to Jail and the 5 spaces that follow it on a classic London Monopoly board.]

Round 2: The first 10 amphibians and non-human mammals in ‘Wind in the Willows’ [The first 10 to be mentioned in Kenneth Grahame’s 1908 novel; some of the animal names are used as proper nouns, others are used for types of animals that appear or are mentioned in the story; does not include “dog” which one of the characters uses as a turn of phrase; one of the animals is described as two types of mammals in the book; either term, or its name, will be acceptable.]

Round 3: 10 artists or groups by their jukebox musicals [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the titles of 10 jukebox musicals and the year the musical premiered in the West End of London or on Broadway in New York; we are looking for the artist or group on whose songs the musical is based.”]

The musicals: Mamma Mia! (1999) / Good Vibrations (2005) / Movin’ Out (2002) / Jersey Boys (2005) / American Idiot (2010) / Our House (2002) / We Will Rock You (2002) / Viva Forever! (2012) / Never Forget (2008) / Sunny Afternoon (2014)

Round 4: The 10 UK prime ministers either side of John Major [The 5 different individuals who served as prime minister before John Major came to office and the 5 who have served as prime minister after him.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 people known by three names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people, all of whom were commonly known by three names; we are looking for the names of the 10 people corresponding to each description; some of our three-word answers also have titles such as “Sir” or suffixes such as “Junior”; these titles and suffixes are not included in our word count.”]

The clues: Granted first US patent for the telephone / Composer of musical ‘Cats’ / ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ TV chef / Creator of detective Sherlock Holmes / Author of 1845 poem ‘The Raven’ / Played Bellatrix Lestrange in ‘Harry Potter’ films / Played Laurie Strode in film ‘Halloween’ / Child of rock ’n roll star Elvis, born in 1968 / Delivered ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in 1965 / Played Carrie Bradshaw in ‘Sex and the City’

Final Round: Words: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘GHT’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘GHT’ in that order; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry in blue on the website; does not include different parts of speech which are listed in green on the website, unless they are also listed in blue; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; does not include the word “aright” as it is listed as “old use”.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 10 March 2021, S5Ep18, The Dudley Weapons

All 5 members of The Dudley Weapons made it to the final round and won 3k by naming all of the first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘GHT’.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 10 March 2021

[S5Ep18] Team name: The Dudley Weapons

Round 1: The 10 Monopoly spaces nearest to Go to Jail [The 5 spaces preceding Go to Jail and the 5 spaces that follow it on a classic London Monopoly board.]

Fenchurch St Station / Leicester Square / Coventry Street / Water Works / Piccadilly / Regent Street / Oxford Street / Community Chest / Bond Street / Liverpool St Station

Round 2: The first 10 amphibians and non-human mammals in ‘Wind in the Willows’ [The first 10 to be mentioned in Kenneth Grahame’s 1908 novel; some of the animal names are used as proper nouns, others are used for types of animals that appear or are mentioned in the story; does not include “dog” which one of the characters uses as a turn of phrase; one of the animals is described as two types of mammals in the book; either term, or its name, will be acceptable.]

Mole / Rabbit / Water Rat (or Rat) / Otters / Squirrels / Badger / Weasels / Stoats / Foxes / Toad

Round 3: 10 artists or groups by their jukebox musicals [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the titles of 10 jukebox musicals and the year the musical premiered in the West End of London or on Broadway in New York; we are looking for the artist or group on whose songs the musical is based.”]

The musicals: Mamma Mia! (1999) / Good Vibrations (2005) / Movin’ Out (2002) / Jersey Boys (2005) / American Idiot (2010) / Our House (2002) / We Will Rock You (2002) / Viva Forever! (2012) / Never Forget (2008) / Sunny Afternoon (2014)

The artists and groups: Abba / Beach Boys / Billy Joel / Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons / Green Day / Madness / Queen / Spice Girls / Take That / The Kinks

Round 4: The 10 UK prime ministers either side of John Major [The 5 different individuals who served as prime minister before John Major came to office and the 5 who have served as prime minister after him.]

Boris Johnson / Theresa May / David Cameron / Gordon Brown / Tony Blair / Margaret Thatcher / James Callaghan / Harold Wilson / Edward Heath / Alec Douglas-Home

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 people known by three names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people, all of whom were commonly known by three names; we are looking for the names of the 10 people corresponding to each description; some of our three-word answers also have titles such as “Sir” or suffixes such as “Junior”; these titles and suffixes are not included in our word count.”]

The clues: Granted first US patent for the telephone / Composer of musical ‘Cats’ / ‘Ready, Steady, Cook’ TV chef / Creator of detective Sherlock Holmes / Author of 1845 poem ‘The Raven’ / Played Bellatrix Lestrange in ‘Harry Potter’ films / Played Laurie Strode in film ‘Halloween’ / Child of rock ’n roll star Elvis, born in 1968 / Delivered ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in 1965 / Played Carrie Bradshaw in ‘Sex and the City’

The answers: Alexander Graham Bell / Andrew Lloyd Webber / Anthony Worrall Thompson / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle / Edgar Allen Poe / Helena Bonham Carter /Jamie Lee Curtis / Lisa Marie Presley / Martin Luther King / Sarah Jessica Parker

Final Round: Words: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘GHT’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘GHT’ in that order; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry in blue on the website; does not include different parts of speech which are listed in green on the website, unless they are also listed in blue; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; does not include the word “aright” as it is listed as “old use”.]

Alight / Blight / Bought / Bright / Caught / Flight / Fought / Fright / Height / Knight

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