Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 15 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 29]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Thursday 15 April, Series 5 Episode 29 (S5Ep29). This was the fourth episode hosted by Sally Lindsay, standing in for the show’s usual presenter Warwick Davis.

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 28 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)
Friday 26 March 2021 (S5Ep25)

Monday 12 April 2021 (S5Ep26)
Tuesday 13 April 2021 (S5Ep27)
Wednesday 14 April 2021 (S5Ep28)

The Questions

Thursday 15 April 2021

[S5Ep29] Team name: The Barmy Army

Round 1: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘KLE’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘KLE’ 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; “for fairness we are not including the words ‘mickle’ and ‘muckle’ as they are regionally specific or archaic terms”.]

Round 2: The 10 fruit and vegetable pizza toppings on the Pizza Hut menu [This refers to foods “that may be described as fungi, or salad leaf, as well as other plants usually sold in the fruit and vegetable section of a supermarket”; garlic is not included as it is a flavour used in conjunction with another ingredient, not on its own; this is according to the menu on the Pizza Hut website as of December 2020.]

Round 3: 10 US Presidents by events during their term [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 historic events; we’re looking for the name of the US president who was in office when each of these events took place.”]

The clues: Reunification of East and West Germany / ‘Star Wars’ first released / Atlanta Olympics / Elvis Presley debut LP released / Wall Street ‘Great Crash’ / Cuban Missile Crisis / Apollo 11 moon landing / Prince William and Kate Middleton marry / MTV launched / D-Day Normandy landings

Round 4: The 10 Shakespeare plays with four or more words in the title [The usual short-form titles of the accepted canon of plays ass listed on the “Shakespeare plays” page of the RSC website; includes one play co-written by Shakespeare; the phrases Part One, Part Two, Part Three are not included as part of the count.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 English Premier League teams by stands [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 stands or ends at football stadiums; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding men’s football teams in the English Premier League that play their home matches at the stadiums housing these stands or ends; this is about teams in the English Premier League for the 2020/21 season as of November 2020.”]

The clues: Holte End / Jimmy McIlroy Stand / Shed End / Holmesdale Road Stand / Howard Kendall Gwladys Street Stand / Hammersmith End / Colin Bell Stand / Gallowgate End / Smethwick End / Bobby Moore Stand

Final Round: English Counties: The last 10 one-word English ceremonial counties that end with the letters ‘SHIRE’

How the team fared

Thursday 15 April 2021, S5Ep29, The Barmy Army

All 5 members of The Barmy Army made it to the final and won 14.5k by naming the last 10 one-word English ceremonial counties that end with the letters ‘SHIRE’.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 15 April 2021

[S5Ep29] Team name: The Barmy Army

Round 1: The first 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘KLE’ [The first 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘KLE’ 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; “for fairness we are not including the words ‘mickle’ and ‘muckle’ as they are regionally specific or archaic terms”.]

Buckle / Cackle / Cockle / Deckle / Fickle / Hackle / Heckle / Pickle / Rankle / Sickle

Round 2: The 10 fruit and vegetable pizza toppings on the Pizza Hut menu [This refers to foods “that may be described as fungi, or salad leaf, as well as other plants usually sold in the fruit and vegetable section of a supermarket”; garlic is not included as it is a flavour used in conjunction with another ingredient, not on its own; this is according to the menu on the Pizza Hut website as of December 2020.]

Jalapenos / Mushrooms / Olives / Onions / Peppers / Pineapple / Rocket / Spinach / Sweetcorn / Tomatoes

Round 3: 10 US Presidents by events during their term [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 historic events; we’re looking for the name of the US president who was in office when each of these events took place.”]

The clues: Reunification of East and West Germany / ‘Star Wars’ first released / Atlanta Olympics / Elvis Presley debut LP released / Wall Street ‘Great Crash’ / Cuban Missile Crisis / Apollo 11 moon landing / Prince William and Kate Middleton marry / MTV launched / D-Day Normandy landings

The answers: George HW Bush / Jimmy Carter / Bill Clinton / Dwight D Eisenhower / Herbert Hoover / John F Kennedy / Richard Nixon / Barack Obama / Ronald Reagan / Franklin D Roosevelt

Round 4: The 10 Shakespeare plays with four or more words in the title [The usual short-form titles of the accepted canon of plays ass listed on the “Shakespeare plays” page of the RSC website; includes one play co-written by Shakespeare; the phrases Part One, Part Two, Part Three are not included as part of the count.]

The Two Noble Kinsmen / The Two Gentlemen of Verona / The Taming of the Shrew / The Merry Wives of Windsor / The Merchant of Venice / The Comedy of Errors / Much Ado About Nothing / As You Like It / All’s Well That Ends Well / A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 English Premier League teams by stands [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 stands or ends at football stadiums; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding men’s football teams in the English Premier League that play their home matches at the stadiums housing these stands or ends; this is about teams in the English Premier League for the 2020/21 season as of November 2020.”]

The clues: Holte End / Jimmy McIlroy Stand / Shed End / Holmesdale Road Stand / Howard Kendall Gwladys Street Stand / Hammersmith End / Colin Bell Stand / Gallowgate End / Smethwick End / Bobby Moore Stand

The answers: Aston Villa / Burnley / Chelsea / Crystal Palace / Everton / Fulham / Manchester City / Newcastle United / West Bromwich Albion / West Ham United

Final Round: English Counties: The last 10 one-word English ceremonial counties that end with the letters ‘SHIRE’

Leicestershire / Lincolnshire / Northamptonshire / Nottinghamshire / Oxfordshire / Shropshire / Staffordshire / Warwickshire / Wiltshire / Worcestershire

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