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“Tenable” questions, 21 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 33]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 21 April, Series 5 Episode 33 (S5Ep33). Sally Lindsay continues to stand 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 32 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)
Thursday 15 April 2021 (S5Ep29)
Friday 16 April 2021 (S5Ep30)

Monday 19 April 2021 (S5Ep31)
Tuesday 20 April 2021 (S5Ep32) 

The Questions

Wednesday 21 April 2021

[S5Ep33] Team name: Mancunian Jacks

Round 1: The 10 US states that end with the letters ‘E’, ‘N’ or ‘D’

Round 2: 10 people whose first name is Roger [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people commonly known by the first name Roger; we are looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Fred Thursday in TV’s ‘Endeavour’ / Ran first sub-four-minute mile / The Who lead singer / Nookie Bear ventriloquist / Won eighth Wimbledon Singles title, 2017 / Created ‘Mr Men’ book series / Trigger in ‘Only Fools and Horses’ / Aged 42, Cameroon scorer, ’94 FIFA World Cup / Played James Bond in ‘Live and Let Die’ / Queen drummer

Round 3: The first 10 Stone Roses Top 40 hits [According to the Official Chart Company; there are 9 releases here, one of which was a double A side.]

Round 4: The last 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘DLE’ [The last 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘DLE’ 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 different parts of speech which are in green 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 the end of October 2020; “for fairness ‘ruddle’, ‘reddle’ and ‘raddle’ are not ‘Tenable’ answers”.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 ‘EastEnders’ Queen Vic staff by actor [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 actors who have played a character who has worked in the Queen Victoria pub in the soap opera “EastEnders”; we are looking for the names of the 10 corresponding characters.”]

The actors: Shane Richie / Ross Kemp / Kellie Bright / Tom Watt / Danny Dyer / Pam St Clement / Barbara Windsor / Rita Simons / Letitia Dean / Martine McCutcheon

Final Round: FA Cup: The last 10 beaten finalists in the FA Cup Final [The last different teams to finish as runners-up in the FA Cup, in the men’s game, up to and including the 2020 final.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 21 April 2021, S5Ep33, Mancunian Jacks

All 5 of Mancunian Jacks made it to the final and won 27k by naming the last 10 beaten finalists in the FA Cup Final.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 21 April 2021

[S5Ep33] Team name: Mancunian Jacks

Round 1: The 10 US states that end with the letters ‘E’, ‘N’ or ‘D’

Delaware / Maine / Maryland / Michigan / New Hampshire / Oregon / Rhode Island / Tennessee / Washington / Wisconsin

Round 2: 10 people whose first name is Roger [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people commonly known by the first name Roger; we are looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Fred Thursday in TV’s ‘Endeavour’ / Ran first sub-four-minute mile / The Who lead singer / Nookie Bear ventriloquist / Won eighth Wimbledon Singles title, 2017 / Created ‘Mr Men’ book series / Trigger in ‘Only Fools and Horses’ / Aged 42, Cameroon scorer, ’94 FIFA World Cup / Played James Bond in ‘Live and Let Die’ / Queen drummer

The answers: Allam / Bannister / Daltrey / De Courcey / Federer / Hargreaves / Lloyd Pack / Milla / Moore / Taylor

Round 3: The first 10 Stone Roses Top 40 hits [According to the Official Chart Company; there are 9 releases here, one of which was a double A side.]

Made of Stone / She Bangs the Drums / Fool’s Gold / What the World Is Waiting For / Elephant Stone / One Love / I Wanna Be Adored / Waterfall / I Am the Resurrection / Love Spreads  

Round 4: The last 10 six-letter words ending in the letters ‘DLE’ [The last 10 six-letter words alphabetically that end with the letters ‘DLE’ 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 different parts of speech which are in green 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 the end of October 2020; “for fairness ‘ruddle’, ‘reddle’ and ‘raddle’ are not ‘Tenable’ answers”.]

Noodle / Paddle / Peddle / Piddle / Poodle / Puddle / Riddle / Saddle / Toddle / Waddle

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 ‘EastEnders’ Queen Vic staff by actor [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 actors who have played a character who has worked in the Queen Victoria pub in the soap opera “EastEnders”; we are looking for the names of the 10 corresponding characters.”]

The actors: Shane Richie / Ross Kemp / Kellie Bright / Tom Watt / Danny Dyer / Pam St Clement / Barbara Windsor / Rita Simons / Letitia Dean / Martine McCutcheon

The characters: Alfie Moon / Grant Mitchell / Linda Carter / Lofty Holloway / Mick Carter / Pat Butcher / Peggy Mitchell / Roxy Mitchell / Sharon Watts / Tiffany Mitchell

Final Round: FA Cup: The last 10 beaten finalists in the FA Cup Final [The last different teams to finish as runners-up in the FA Cup, in the men’s game, up to and including the 2020 final.]

Chelsea / Watford / Manchester United / Crystal Palace / Aston Villa / Hull City / Manchester City / Liverpool / Stoke City / Portsmouth

 

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