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“Tenable” questions, Friday 12 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 20]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 12 March, Series 5 Episode 20 (S5Ep20). 

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 19 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)
Wednesday 10 March 2021 (S5Ep18)
Thursday 11 March 2021 (S5Ep19) 

The Questions

Friday 12 March 2021

[S5Ep20] Team name: Way Out West Midlands

Round 1: The 10 US states that do not contain the letters ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’

Round 2: Top 10 actors in the ‘Harry Potter’ films who are not pupils at Hogwarts [Relates to actors who appear in the 8 films adapted from the ‘Harry Potter’ books: the 10 actors who appear in the most films and do not play pupils at Hogwarts in any of the films; according to IMDb as of March 2020; does not include Warwick Davis, who has appeared in all 8 films, as he’s presenting the show.]

Round 3: 10 varieties of culinary vegetables [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show a list of 10 names of varieties of different vegetables; we’re looking for the names of the 10 corresponding vegetables; this is according to the Sutton Seeds website as of 5 November 2020.”]

The clues: Purple sprouting / Savoy Vertus / Chantenay Red Cored 2 / Musselburgh / Cosberg Sweet Success / Paris Silverskin / White Gem / Kelvedon Wonder / Padron / Scarlet Globe

Round 4: The first 10 hit singles by The Beatles with one or three-word titles [The first 10 singles that reached #20 or higher in the UK charts, according to The Official Chart Company; does not include “Magical Mystery Tour”.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 bird species [“This is about birds listed on the bird A to Z page on the website of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds; the ‘Tenable’ Tower will show part of the common names of 10 birds which are listed on those web pages; we’re looking for the words that complete the names of the birds; this is as of 3 November 2020.”]

The clues: Hooded / Collared / Herring / Barnacle / Barn / Mute / Song / Bearded / Dartford / Great Spotted

Final Round: Football Teams: The first 10 football clubs alphabetically in the top two English divisions with a ‘W’ in their name [Covers the English Premiership and EFL Championship at the start of the 2020/21 season.]

How the team fared

Friday 12 March 2021, S5Ep20, Way Out West Midlands

3 members of Way Out West Midlands made it to the final round playing for 6k and named 3 of the first 10 football clubs alphabetically in the top two English divisions with a ‘W’ in their name. The remaining answers: Huddersfield Town, Luton Town, Millwall, Norwich City, Swansea City, Watford, West Bromwich Albion.

Questions and Answers

Friday 12 March 2021

[S5Ep20] Team name: Way Out West Midlands

Round 1: The 10 US states that do not contain the letters ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’

Illinois / Mississippi / Missouri / New Jersey / New York / Ohio / Oregon / Tennessee / Vermont / Wyoming

Round 2: Top 10 actors in the ‘Harry Potter’ films who are not pupils at Hogwarts [Relates to actors who appear in the 8 films adapted from the ‘Harry Potter’ books: the 10 actors who appear in the most films and do not play pupils at Hogwarts in any of the films; according to IMDb as of March 2020; does not include Warwick Davis, who has appeared in all 8 films, as he’s presenting the show.]

Alan Rickman / Robbie Coltrane / David Bradley / Geraldine Somerville / Julie Walters / Maggie Smith / Mark Williams / Adrian Rawlins / Jason Isaacs / Michael Gambon

Round 3: 10 varieties of culinary vegetables [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show a list of 10 names of varieties of different vegetables; we’re looking for the names of the 10 corresponding vegetables; this is according to the Sutton Seeds website as of 5 November 2020.”]

The clues: Purple sprouting / Savoy Vertus / Chantenay Red Cored 2 / Musselburgh / Cosberg Sweet Success / Paris Silverskin / White Gem / Kelvedon Wonder / Padron / Scarlet Globe

The vegetables: Broccoli / Cabbage / Carrot / Leek / Lettuce / Onion / Parsnip / Pea / Pepper / Radish

Round 4: The first 10 hit singles by The Beatles with one- or three-word titles [The first 10 singles that reached #20 or higher in the UK charts, according to The Official Chart Company; does not include “Magical Mystery Tour”.]

Love Me Do / Please Please Me / She loves you / I Feel Fine / Ticket to Ride / Help! / Strawberry Fields Forever / Something / Let It Be / Yesterday

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 bird species [“This is about birds listed on the bird A to Z page on the website of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds; the ‘Tenable’ Tower will show part of the common names of 10 birds which are listed on those web pages; we’re looking for the words that complete the names of the birds; this is as of 3 November 2020.”]

The clues: Hooded / Collared / Herring / Barnacle / Barn / Mute / Song / Bearded / Dartford / Great Spotted

The birds: Crow / Dove / Gull / Goose / Owl / Swan / Thrush / Tit / Warbler / Woodpecker

Final Round: Football Teams: The first 10 football clubs alphabetically in the top two English divisions with a ‘W’ in their name [Covers the English Premiership and EFL Championship at the start of the 2020/21 season.]

Huddersfield Town / Luton Town / Millwall / Newcastle United / Norwich City / Sheffield Wednesday / Swansea City / Watford / West Bromwich Albion / West Ham United

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