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“Tenable” questions, Fri 26 March 2021 [Series 5 Episode 25]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 26 March, Series 5 Episode 25 (S5Ep25).

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 24 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)
Wednesday 24 March 2021 (S5Ep23)
Thursday 25 March 2021 (S5Ep24)

The Questions

Friday 26 March 2021

[S5Ep26] Team name: The Charity Cases

Round 1: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘ICE’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘ICE’ 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 29 September 2020.]

Round 2: The 10 David Bowie Top 10 singles with two-word titles [This list treats “The” as a word, and hyphenated words are treated as single words; as of September 2020.]

Round 3: 10 animals of Disney characters from the 1990s and 2000s [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 Disney characters who appeared in animated films released in the 90s and 00s; we want you to tell us what animal they are as they are depicted on screen; one of them takes the form of an animal-shaped toy and some of the films were made by Pixar in association with Disney.”]

The clues: Flik (1999) / Sebastian (1990) / Dug (2009) / Tantor (1999) / Nemo (2003) / Abu (1993) / Hamm (1996) / Meeko (1995) / Remy (2007) / Pumbaa (1994)

Round 4: The 10 Premier League and Championship football teams with grounds nearest Wembley Stadium [Teams in the top two tiers of men’s football in the 2020/21 season, nearest to Wembley Stadium as the crow flies, as of October 2020.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 chemical elements in German [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 chemical elements as they are known in German; we’re looking for the usual names of these 10 elements in English.”]

The clues: Kohlenstoff / Chlor / Wasserstoff / Eisen / Quecksilber / Stickstoff / Platin / Kalium / Natrium / Wolfram

Final Round: Banknotes: The 10 words of three or more letters other than ‘and’, ‘for’ or ‘the’ on the front of Bank of England notes [This relates to the £5, £10 and £20 polymer banknotes, as of October 2020; the front of the note refers to the side with the portrait of the queen on it; “Copyright” is not an acceptable answer as it appears as a symbol; the names in the signatures on the notes are not acceptable answers.]

How the team fared

Friday 26 March 2021, S5Ep25, The Charity Cases

All 5 members of The Charity Cases made it to the final round playing for 39.5k and named 7 of the 10 words of three or more letters other than ‘and’, ‘for’ or ‘the’ on the front of Bank of England notes. The remaining answers: Company, Governor, London

Questions and Answers

Friday 26 March 2021

[S5Ep26] Team name: The Charity Cases

Round 1: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘ICE’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘ICE’ 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 29 September 2020.]

Advice / Bodice / Choice / Device / Entice / Malice / Notice / Novice / Office / Plaice

Round 2: The 10 David Bowie Top 10 singles with two-word titles [This list treats “The” as a word, and hyphenated words are treated as single words; as of September 2020.]

Absolute Beginners / Blue Jean / China Girl / Drive-In Saturday / Golden Years / Let’s Dance / Modern Love / Rebel Rebel / Space Oddity / Under Pressure

Round 3: 10 animals of Disney characters from the 1990s and 2000s [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 Disney characters who appeared in animated films released in the 90s and 00s; we want you to tell us what animal they are as they are depicted on screen; one of them takes the form of an animal-shaped toy and some of the films were made by Pixar in association with Disney.”]

The clues: Flik (1999) / Sebastian (1990) / Dug (2009) / Tantor (1999) / Nemo (2003) / Abu (1993) / Hamm (1996) / Meeko (1995) / Remy (2007) / Pumbaa (1994)

The animals: Ant / Crab / Dog / Elephant / Fish / Monkey / Pig / Racoon / Rat / Warthog

Round 4: The 10 Premier League and Championship football teams with grounds nearest Wembley Stadium [Teams in the top two tiers of men’s football in the 2020/21 season, nearest to Wembley Stadium as the crow flies, as of October 2020.]

Queens Park Rangers / Brentford / Fulham / Chelsea / Arsenal / Watford / Tottenham Hotspur / Millwall / West Ham United / Crystal Palace

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 chemical elements in German [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 chemical elements as they are known in German; we’re looking for the usual names of these 10 elements in English.”]

The clues: Kohlenstoff / Chlor / Wasserstoff / Eisen / Quecksilber / Stickstoff / Platin / Kalium / Natrium / Wolfram

In English: Carbon / Chlorine / Hydrogen / Iron / Mercury / Nitrogen / Platinum / Potassium / Sodium / Tungsten

Final Round: Banknotes: The 10 words of three or more letters other than ‘and’, ‘for’ or ‘the’ on the front of Bank of England notes [This relates to the £5, £10 and £20 polymer banknotes, as of October 2020; the front of the note refers to the side with the portrait of the queen on it; “Copyright” is not an acceptable answer as it appears as a symbol; the names in the signatures on the notes are not acceptable answers.]

Bearer / Cashier / Chief / Company / Demand / Governor / London / Pay / Promise / Sum

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