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“Tenable” questions, Wed 24 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 23]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 24 March, Series 5 Episode 23 (S5Ep23).

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 22 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)

Monday 22 March 2021 (S5Ep21)
Tuesday 23 March 2021 (S5Ep22)

The Questions

Wednesday 24 March 2021

[S5Ep23] Team name: Can I Put You on Hold?

Round 1: The first 10 five- and six-letter words ending in the letters ‘EAK’ [The first 10 five- and six-letter words alphabetically that end in the letters ‘EAK’ 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; as of 25 September 2020.]]

Round 2: 10 football clubs by their mascots [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 mascots of football clubs in the top 4 divisions of men’s English football; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding clubs; as of the beginning of the 2020/21 season.”]

The mascots: Gunnersaurus / Scrumpy the Robin / Rammie / Mighty Mariner / Fred the Red / Zampa the Lion / Monty Magpie / Pilgrim Pete / Captain Blade / Cyril the Swan

Round 3: The first 10 named characters in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ [As named in the credits for the 2019 release, Episode IX in the ‘Star Wars’ series, according to IMDb as of 25 October 2020.]

Round 4: The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically that begin with a consonant [As of December 2018.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 countries beginning with the letters ‘L-N’ by capital cities [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 cities, all of which are the national capital of a country whose usual short-form name in English begins with the letter L, M or N … we’re looking for the 10 countries that correspond to these capital cities.”]

The cities: Riga / Beirut / Tripoli / Valletta / Ulaanbaatar / Rabat / Kathmandu / Wellington / Pyongyang / Oslo

Final Round: US Politics: The 10 US Presidents either side of John F Kennedy [The 10 different US Presidents that served either side of John F Kennedy’s term in office; this list contains the five different individuals who served immediately before him and the five who served immediately after him.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 24 March 2021, S5Ep23, Can I Put You on Hold?

4 members of “Can I Put You on Hold?” made it to the final, playing for 2k, and got 7 of the 10 US Presidents either side of John F Kennedy. The remaining answers: Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Harry S Truman.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 24 March 2021

[S5Ep23] Team name: Can I Put You on Hold?

Round 1: The first 10 five- and six-letter words ending in the letters ‘EAK’ [The first 10 five- and six-letter words alphabetically that end in the letters ‘EAK’ 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; as of 25 September 2020.]]

Bleak / Break / Creak / Freak / Sneak / Speak / Squeak / Steak / Streak / Tweak

Round 2: 10 football clubs by their mascots [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 mascots of football clubs in the top 4 divisions of men’s English football; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding clubs; as of the beginning of the 2020/21 season.”]

The mascots: Gunnersaurus / Scrumpy the Robin / Rammie / Mighty Mariner / Fred the Red / Zampa the Lion / Monty Magpie / Pilgrim Pete / Captain Blade / Cyril the Swan

The clubs: Arsenal / Bristol City / Derby County / Grimsby Town / Manchester United / Millwall / Newcastle United / Plymouth Argyle / Sheffield United / Swansea City

Round 3: The first 10 named characters in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ [As named in the credits for the 2019 release, Episode IX in the ‘Star Wars’ series, according to IMDb as of 25 October 2020.]

Leia Organa / Luke Skywalker / Kylo Ren / Rey / Finn / Poe Dameron / C-3PO / Jannah / General Hux / General Pryde

Round 4: The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically that begin with a consonant [As of December 2018.]

Barium / Berkelium / Beryllium / Bismuth / Bohrium / Boron / Bromine / Cadmium / Caesium / Calcium

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 countries beginning with the letters ‘L-N’ by capital cities [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 cities, all of which are the national capital of a country whose usual short-form name in English begins with the letter L, M or N … we’re looking for the 10 countries that correspond to these capital cities.”]

The cities: Riga / Beirut / Tripoli / Valletta / Ulaanbaatar / Rabat / Kathmandu / Wellington / Pyongyang / Oslo

The countries: Latvia / Lebanon / Libya / Malta / Mongolia / Morocco / Nepal / New Zealand / North Korea / Norway

Final Round: US Politics: The 10 US Presidents either side of John F Kennedy [The 10 different US Presidents that served either side of John F Kennedy’s term in office; this list contains the five different individuals who served immediately before him and the five who served immediately after him.]

Calvin Coolidge / Herbert Hoover / Franklin D Roosevelt / Harry S Truman / Dwight D Eisenhower / Lyndon B Johnson / Richard Nixon / Gerald Ford / Jimmy Carter / Ronald Reagan

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