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“Tenable” questions, 22 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 34]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Thursday 22 April, Series 5 Episode 34 (S5Ep34). Sally Lindsay continues to stand in for the show’s usual presenter Warwick Davis. [Repeated on Thursday 9 September 2021.]

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 33 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)
Wednesday 21 April 2021 (S5Ep33)

The Questions

Thursday 22 April 2021 [Repeated on Thursday 9 September 2021]

[S5Ep34] Team name: Tries the Limit

Round 1: The 10 five-letter words that end in ‘UMP’ [The 10 five-letter words that end with the letters ‘UMP’ 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 November 2020.]

Round 2: Top 10 actors in ‘Mamma Mia: Here we go Again!’ [The names of the first 10 actors to appear in the end credits of the 2018 film.]

Round 3: 10 TV programmes by their fictional locations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 fictional locations that are the main settings for a TV programme and the year in which the TV programme was first broadcast; we are looking for the series that is set in each place.”]

The clues: Walmington-on-Sea (1968) / Portwenn (2004) / Craggy Island (1995) / Glenbogle (2000) / Crinkley Bottom (1991) / Nelson Mandela House (1981) / Chatsworth Estate (2004) / Whitbury Newtown Leisure Centre (1991) / Royston Vasey (1999) / Bayview Retirement Home (1990)

Round 4: The 10 first class cricket County Championship teams with the shortest names [As of October 2020.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 varieties of fruit [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 different fruit varieties; we would like the names of the 10 corresponding fruits; these varieties are named on the web page for each fruit via the  “Grow Your Own Fruit” page on the official Royal Horticultural Society website.”]

The varieties: Bramley’s Seedling / Ben Lomond / Morello / Chardonnay / Star Ruby / Garey’s Eureka / Cantaloupe Sweetheart / Conference / Victoria / Elsanta

Final Round: UK Geography: The 10 cities nearest Stoke-on-Trent [As the crow flies, according to Google Maps.]

How the team fared

Thursday 22 April 2021, S5Ep34, Tries the Limit

All 5 members of Tries the Limit made it to the final playing for 19.5k and named 8 of the 10 cities nearest Stoke-on-Trent. The remaining answers: Lichfield, Wolverhampton.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 22 April 2021 [Repeated on Thursday 9 September 2021]

[S5Ep34] Team name: Tries the Limit

Round 1: The 10 five-letter words that end in ‘UMP’ [The 10 five-letter words that end with the letters ‘UMP’ 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 November 2020.]

Chump / Clump / Flump / Frump / Grump / Plump / Slump / Stump / Thump / Trump

Round 2: Top 10 actors in ‘Mamma Mia: Here we go Again!’ [The names of the first 10 actors to appear in the end credits of the 2018 film.]

Christine Baranski / Pierce Brosnan / Dominic Cooper / Colin Firth / Andy Garcia / Lily James / Amanda Seyfried / Stellan Skarsgard / Julie Walters / Cher

Round 3: 10 TV programmes by their fictional locations [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 fictional locations that are the main settings for a TV programme and the year in which the TV programme was first broadcast; we are looking for the series that is set in each place.”]

The clues: Walmington-on-Sea (1968) / Portwenn (2004) / Craggy Island (1995) / Glenbogle (2000) / Crinkley Bottom (1991) / Nelson Mandela House (1981) / Chatsworth Estate (2004) / Whitbury Newtown Leisure Centre (1991) / Royston Vasey (1999) / Bayview Retirement Home (1990)

The programmes: Dad’s Army / Doc Martin / Father Ted / Monarch of the Glen / Noel’s House Party / Only Fools and Horses / Shameless / The Brittas Empire / The League of Gentlemen / Waiting for God

Round 4: The 10 first class cricket County Championship teams with the shortest names [As of October 2020.]

Kent / Essex / Durham / Surrey / Sussex / Somerset / Hampshire / Middlesex / Glamorgan / Yorkshire

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 varieties of fruit [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 different fruit varieties; we would like the names of the 10 corresponding fruits; these varieties are named on the web page for each fruit via the  “Grow Your Own Fruit” page on the official Royal Horticultural Society website.”]

The varieties: Bramley’s Seedling / Ben Lomond / Morello / Chardonnay / Star Ruby / Garey’s Eureka / Cantaloupe Sweetheart / Conference / Victoria / Elsanta

The fruits: Apple / Blackcurrant / Cherry / Grape / Grapefruit / Lemon / Melon / Pear / Plum / Strawberry

Final Round: UK Geography: The 10 cities nearest Stoke-on-Trent [As the crow flies, according to Google Maps.]

Lichfield / Wolverhampton / Derby / Chester / Manchester / Salford / Birmingham / Sheffield / Nottingham / Liverpool

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