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“Tenable” questions, 28 April 2021 [Series 5 Episode 38]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 28 April, Series 5 Episode 38 (S5Ep38). Sally Lindsay continues to stand in for the show’s usual presenter Warwick Davis. [Repeated on Wednesday 15 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 have been posting one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers.

Here are links to the 37 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)

Monday 26 April 2021 (S5Ep36)
Tuesday 27 April 2021 (S5Ep37)

The Questions

Wednesday 28 April 2021 [Repeated on Wednesday 15 September 2021]

[S5Ep38] Team name: Full to the Brimfield

Round 1: The 10 Summer Olympic host cities closest to Athens [Distances taken as a straight line from Athens, Greece; as of February 2020.]

Round 2: Top 10 actors in the TV series ‘Dad’s Army’ [Those actors who appeared most often in the sitcom first broadcast in 1968; according to IMDb, as of 3 February 2020.]

Round 3: 10 animals by their scientific names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the scientific names of 10 animals; we’re looking for the common British names of these animals.”]

The clues: Delphinus / Equus asinus / Electrophorus electricus / Phoenicopterus roseus / Vulpes vulpes / Capra hircus / Panthera leo / Ursus maritimus / Ovis aries / Canis lupus

Round 4: The first 10 songs on the film soundtrack album ‘Westside Story’ [From the 1961 film adaptation; the soundtrack, on the Columbia Masterworks label, was released in the US in 1961 according to Discogs.com; these are songs sung by main characters or groups in the film.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 celebrities by who they married in the 2010s [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 celebrities alongside the year of their wedding ceremony; we’re looking for the name of the person they married in that year.”]

The clues: Mila Kunis (2015) / Ryan Reynolds (2012) / David Furnish (2014) / Amal Alamuddin (2014) / Alexandra Hedison (2014) / Hailey Baldwin (2018) / Jessica Biel (2012) / Kanye West (2014) / Rochelle Wiseman (2012) / Alexis Ohanian (2017)

Final Round: Nursery Rhymes: The first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Oranges and Lemons’ [The first 10 different words of five or more letters in the nursery rhyme, according to the version included in the 20th edition of Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, published in 2018, that begins with the words “Oranges and Lemons”.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 28 April 2021, S5Ep38, Full to the Brimfield 

All 5 members of Full to the Brimfield made it to the final round playing for 9.5k and named 7 of the first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Oranges and Lemons’. The remaining answers: Stepney, Comes, Candle.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 28 April 2021 [Repeated on Wednesday 15 September 2021]

[S5Ep38] Team name: Full to the Brimfield

Round 1: The 10 Summer Olympic host cities closest to Athens [Distances taken as a straight line from Athens, Greece; as of February 2020.]

Rome / Munich / Berlin / Barcelona / Paris / Antwerp / Amsterdam / Moscow / London / Stockholm

Round 2: Top 10 actors in the TV series ‘Dad’s Army’ [Those actors who appeared most often in the sitcom first broadcast in 1968; according to IMDb, as of 3 February 2020.]

Arthur Lowe / John Le Mesurier / Clive Dunn / John Laurie / Arnold Ridley / Ian Lavender / James Beck / Bill Pertwee / Edward Sinclair / Colin Bean

Round 3: 10 animals by their scientific names [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the scientific names of 10 animals; we’re looking for the common British names of these animals.”]

The clues: Delphinus / Equus asinus / Electrophorus electricus / Phoenicopterus roseus / Vulpes vulpes / Capra hircus / Panthera leo / Ursus maritimus / Ovis aries / Canis lupus

The answers: Dolphin / Donkey / Electric eel / Flamingo / Fox / Goat / Lion / Polar bear / Sheep / Wolf

Round 4: The first 10 songs on the film soundtrack album ‘Westside Story’ [From the 1961 film adaptation; the soundtrack, on the Columbia Masterworks label, was released in the US in 1961 according to Discogs.com; these are songs sung by main characters or groups in the film.]

Jet Song / Something’s Coming / Maria / America / Tonight / Gee, Officer Krupke! / I Feel Pretty / One Hand, One Heart / Cool / A Boy Like T

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 celebrities by who they married in the 2010s [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 celebrities alongside the year of their wedding ceremony; we’re looking for the name of the person they married in that year.”]

The clues: Mila Kunis (2015) / Ryan Reynolds (2012) / David Furnish (2014) / Amal Alamuddin (2014) / Alexandra Hedison (2014) / Hailey Baldwin (2018) / Jessica Biel (2012) / Kanye West (2014) / Rochelle Wiseman (2012) / Alexis Ohanian (2017)

The answers: Ashton Kutcher / Blake Lively / Elton John / George Clooney / Jodie Foster / Justin Bieber / Justin Timberlake / Kim Kardashian / Marvin Humes / Serena Williams

Final Round: Nursery Rhymes: The first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Oranges and Lemons’ [The first 10 different words of five or more letters in the nursery rhyme, according to the version included in the 20th edition of Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, published in 2018, that begins with the words “Oranges and Lemons”.]

Bells / Clement’s / Farthings / Martin’s / Bailey / Shoreditch / Stepney / Great / Comes / Candle

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