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“Tenable” questions, 26 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 36]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Monday 26 April, Series 5 Episode 36 (S5Ep36). Sally Lindsay continues to stand in for the show’s usual presenter Warwick Davis. [Repeated on Monday 13 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 35 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)
Thursday 22 April 2021 (S5Ep34)
Friday 23 April 2021 (S5Ep35)

The Questions

Monday 26 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 36] [Repeated on Monday 13 September 2021]

[S5Ep36] Team name: The Cheshire Set

Round 1: The 10 ‘X Factor’ judges to have achieved a Top 40 single [The 10 official judges on the show who have achieved a UK Top 40 hit as a solo artist; ss of October 2020; temporary or guest judges are not part of this list, nor are members of the judging panel for the 2019 series ‘X-Factor: The Band’.]

Round 2: The 10 English racecourses ending in ‘AM’ or ‘ER’ [According to the official website of the Racecourse Association.]

Round 3: 10 chocolate and confectionery slogans [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the slogans used to advertise 10 different chocolate or confectionery products and we’re looking for the names of the corresponding products.”]

The clues: Take it easy with … / How do you eat yours? / That Friday feeling / Smooth on the outside, crunchy on the inside / Make the moment last / Have a break, have a … / The lighter way to enjoy chocolate / Get some nuts! / Somebody, somewhere is having a … / … a break from the norm

Round 4: The 10 longest words after the episode numbers in the titles of the main ‘Star Wars’ films [Relates to the 9 main films in the ‘Star Wars’ series, each of which now consists of the words ‘Star Wars’ followed by ‘Episode’, a number in Roman numerals, and the rest of the title.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 books with a bird in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles [names] of 10 authors who have written a novel or a children’s book that have a type of bird in the title and the year each book was published; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding books.”]

The clues: Arthur Ransome (1930) / Iain Banks (1992) / Robert Galbraith (2013) / Jack Higgins (1976) / Donna Tartt (2013) / Dashiell Hammett (1930) / John Grisham (1992) / Beatrix Potter (1908) / Harper Lee (1960) / Jung Chang (1991)

Final Round: Countries: The 10 countries beginning with ‘P’ or ‘Q’

How the team fared

Monday 26 April 2021, S5Ep36, The Cheshire Set

All 5 members of The Cheshire Set made it to the final round playing for 29.5k and named 9 of the 10 countries beginning with ‘P’ or ‘Q’. The remaining answer: Palau.

Questions and Answers

Monday 26 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 36] [Repeated on Monday 13 September 2021]

[S5Ep36] Team name: The Cheshire Set

Round 1: The 10 ‘X Factor’ judges to have achieved a Top 40 single [The 10 official judges on the show who have achieved a UK Top 40 hit as a solo artist; ss of October 2020; temporary or guest judges are not part of this list, nor are members of the judging panel for the 2019 series ‘X-Factor: The Band’.]

Cheryl / Dannii Minogue / Gary Barlow / Kelly Rowland / Louis Tomlinson / Mel B / Nicole Scherzinger / Rita Ora / Robbie Williams / Tulisa

Round 2: The 10 English racecourses ending in ‘AM’ or ‘ER’ [According to the official website of the Racecourse Association.]

Cheltenham / Chester / Doncaster / Exeter / Fakenham / Hexham / Leicester / Nottingham / Uttoxeter / Worcester

Round 3: 10 chocolate and confectionery slogans [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the slogans used to advertise 10 different chocolate or confectionery products and we’re looking for the names of the corresponding products.”]

The clues: Take it easy with … / How do you eat yours? / That Friday feeling / Smooth on the outside, crunchy on the inside / Make the moment last / Have a break, have a … / The lighter way to enjoy chocolate / Get some nuts! / Somebody, somewhere is having a … / … a break from the norm

The answers: Caramel / Crème Egg / Crunchie / Dime Bar / Fry’s Chocolate Cream / KitKat / Maltesers / Snickers / Toffee Crisp / Twix

Round 4: The 10 longest words after the episode numbers in the titles of the main ‘Star Wars’ films [Relates to the 9 main films in the ‘Star Wars’ series, each of which now consists of the words ‘Star Wars’ followed by ‘Episode’, a number in Roman numerals, and the rest of the title.]

Skywalker / Awakens / Phantom / Revenge / Strikes / Attack / Clones / Empire / Menace / Return

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 books with a bird in the title [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles [names] of 10 authors who have written a novel or a children’s book that have a type of bird in the title and the year each book was published; we are looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding books.”]

The clues: Arthur Ransome (1930) / Iain Banks (1992) / Robert Galbraith (2013) / Jack Higgins (1976) / Donna Tartt (2013) / Dashiell Hammett (1930) / John Grisham (1992) / Beatrix Potter (1908) / Harper Lee (1960) / Jung Chang (1991)

The books: Swallows and Amazons / The Crow Road / The Cuckoo’s Calling / The Eagle Has Landed / The Goldfinch / The Maltese Falcon / The Pelican Brief / The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck / To Kill a Mockingbird / Wild Swans

Final Round: Countries: The 10 countries beginning with ‘P’ or ‘Q’

Pakistan / Palau / Panama / Papua New Guinea / Paraguay / Peru / Philippines / Poland / Portugal / Qatar

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