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“Tenable” questions, Mon 22 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 21]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Monday 22 March, Series 5 Episode 21 (S5Ep21).

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 20 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)
Friday 12 March 2021 (S5Ep20)

The Questions

Monday 22 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 21]

[S5Ep21] Team name: Snow Joke

Round 1: The last 10 UK National Parks alphabetically [According to the list on National Parks UK as of February 2020.]

Round 2: The 10 youngest winners of a women’s Grand Slam tennis final [From the start of the Open Era in 1968 to the 2020 French Open; according to dates of birth given on the WTA website.]

Round 3: 10 music acts by hits with famous people in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 UK Top 20 hits that include the name of a famous person in the title, and the year the song first charted in the UK; we are looking for the 10 corresponding artists or groups that had a hit with these songs.”]

The clues: Buddy Holly (1995) / Joan of Arc (1981) / Grace Kelly (2007) / Moves Like Jagger (2011) / Clint Eastwood (2001) / Rock Me Amadeus (1986) / Roll Over Beethoven (1973) / Geno (1980) / James Dean (I Wanna Know) (2002) / Just Like Jesse James (1990)

Round 4: The first 10 seven-letter words beginning with the letter ‘S’ and ending with the letters ‘KER’ [The first 10 seven-letter words alphabetically that begin with ‘S’ and end with the letters ‘KER’ in that order; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry and are in blue on the website; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; does not include spellings identified as US; as of 25 September 2020.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 countries by their first female leader [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will display the names of 10 women who were the first females to become prime minister or president of their countries; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding countries.”]

The clues: Isabel Peron / Julia Gillard / Vigdís Finnbogadóttir / Indira Gandhi / Mary Robinson / Golda Meir / Gro Harlem Brundtland / Benazir Bhutto / Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo / Margaret Thatcher

Final Round: British Geography: The 10 cities in Great Britain with names containing the letter ‘W’ [“To be clear, Great Britain is the island that consists of England, Scotland and Wales; for fairness we are not including the City of Westminster.”]

How the team fared

Monday 22 March 2021, S5Ep21, Snow Joke

3 members of Snow Joke made it to the final playing for 1k and named 8 of the 10 cities in Great Britain with names containing the letter ‘W’. The remaining answers: Wakefield, Wells.

Questions and Answers

Monday 22 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 21]

[S5Ep21] Team name: Snow Joke

Round 1: The last 10 UK National Parks alphabetically [According to the list on National Parks UK as of February 2020.]

Yorkshire Dales / South Downs / Snowdonia / Pembrokeshire Coast / Peak District / Northumberland / North York Moors / New Forest / Loch Lomond & The Trossachs / Lake District

Round 2: The 10 youngest winners of a women’s Grand Slam tennis final [From the start of the Open Era in 1968 to the 2020 French Open; according to dates of birth given on the WTA website.]

Martina Hingis / Monica Seles / Tracy Austin / Maria Sharapova / Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario / Serena Williams / Steffi Graf / Hana Mandlikova / Svetlana Kuznetsova / Bianca Andreescu

Round 3: 10 music acts by hits with famous people in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 UK Top 20 hits that include the name of a famous person in the title, and the year the song first charted in the UK; we are looking for the 10 corresponding artists or groups that had a hit with these songs.”]

The clues: Buddy Holly (1995) / Joan of Arc (1981) / Grace Kelly (2007) / Moves Like Jagger (2011) / Clint Eastwood (2001) / Rock Me Amadeus (1986) / Roll Over Beethoven (1973) / Geno (1980) / James Dean (I Wanna Know) (2002) / Just Like Jesse James (1990)

The acts: Weezer / OMD / Mika / Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera / Gorillaz / Falco / Electric Light Orchestra / Dexy’s Midnight Runners / Daniel Bedingfield / Cher

Round 4: The first 10 seven-letter words beginning with the letter ‘S’ and ending with the letters ‘KER’ [The first 10 seven-letter words alphabetically that begin with ‘S’ and end with the letters ‘KER’ in that order; the words are in Chambers 21st Century Dictionary on Chambers.co.uk; the acceptable answers all have their own entry and are in blue on the website; does not include hyphenated words, words with apostrophes or any word that the dictionary spells with an initial capital letter; does not include spellings identified as US; as of 25 September 2020.]

Shocker / Slacker / Slicker / Smacker / Snicker / Snooker / Spanker / Speaker / Stacker / Stalker

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 countries by their first female leader [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will display the names of 10 women who were the first females to become prime minister or president of their countries; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding countries.”]

The clues: Isabel Peron / Julia Gillard / Vigdís Finnbogadóttir / Indira Gandhi / Mary Robinson / Golda Meir / Gro Harlem Brundtland / Benazir Bhutto / Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo / Margaret Thatcher

The answers: Argentina / Australia / Iceland / India / Ireland / Israel / Norway / Pakistan / Portugal / United Kingdom

Final Round: British Geography: The 10 cities in Great Britain with names containing the letter ‘W’ [“To be clear, Great Britain is the island that consists of England, Scotland and Wales; for fairness we are not including the City of Westminster.”]

Glasgow / Newcastle upon Tyne / Newport Norwich / Swansea / Wakefield / Wells / Winchester / Wolverhampton / Worcester

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