Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 3 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 41]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Monday 3 May, Series 5 Episode 41 (S5Ep41). 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 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 40 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)
Wednesday 28 April 2021 (S5Ep38)
Thursday 29 April 2021 (S5Ep39)
Friday 30 April 2021 (S5Ep40)

The Questions

Monday 3 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 41]

[S5Ep41] Team name: Most Eggcellent

Round 1: The first US 10 states alphabetically that end with a consonant

Round 2: The 10 biggest Coldplay songs in the UK [According to the Official Chart Company; they took Coldplay’s Top 40 singles, as of November 2019, and created a chart based on physical and digital sales and streams; the chart was published on 22 November 2019; includes collaborations, with Coldplay as a credited artist.]

Round 3: 10 meanings of the letter ‘Q’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 instances in which the letter ‘Q’ is used to represent a word, name or number; we are looking for the 10 words, names or numbers that correspond with each clue.”]

The clues: Scrabble Q tile value / Q in international car codes / In education acronym NVQ / In TV channel QVC / James Bond character Q / Q in NATO phonetic alphabet / In football club QPR / In the code type QR / In TV show ‘QI’ / In IQ reasoning test

Round 4: The 10 seafood and sea creature emojis [As listed under the headings “Food Marine” and “Animal Marine” on the emoji list, the list published by the standardization organization Unicode, as of September 2020; one of these creatures is pictured in three different forms, and any of these forms will be accepted as one “Tenable” answer; another creature appears twice, with and without a description of an activity; this creature will also only be accepted once.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 songs from 1970s and 1980s musicals [“The ‘Tenable’ board will show 10 songs from major musicals that premiered in the 1970s or 1980s in the West End or on Broadway; we are looking for the 10 musicals that originally featured these songs.”]

The clues: Send in the Clowns / Tell Me It’s Not True / Mr Mistoffelees / I Know Him So Well / All I Care About / Another Suitcase in Another Hall / There Are Worse Things I Could Do / One Day More / The American Dream / The Music of the Night  

Final Round: World Cup Finals: The last 10 teams to play in a FIFA World Cup Final [Up to and including the final of the 2018 tournament; if a country has changed its name since it last played in a final, give the name that the country had at the time; where a country has played in different finals with different names, only one of these names counts as a “Tenable” answer.]

How the team fared

Monday 3 May 2021, S5Ep41, Most Eggcellent

All 5 members of Most Eggcellent made it to the final and won 23.5k by naming all of the last 10 teams to play in a FIFA World Cup Final.

Questions and Answers

Monday 3 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 41]

[S5Ep41] Team name: Most Eggcellent

Round 1: The first US 10 states alphabetically that end with a consonant

Arkansas / Connecticut / Illinois / Kansas / Kentucky / Maryland / Massachusetts / Michigan / New Jersey / New York

Round 2: The 10 biggest Coldplay songs in the UK [According to the Official Chart Company; they took Coldplay’s Top 40 singles, as of November 2019, and created a chart based on physical and digital sales and streams; the chart was published on 22 November 2019; includes collaborations, with Coldplay as a credited artist.]

Something Just Like This / Viva La Vida / Paradise / Hymn for the Weekend / Fix You / Adventure of a Lifetime / Yellow / A Sky Full of Stars / The Scientist / Princess of China

Round 3: 10 meanings of the letter ‘Q’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 instances in which the letter ‘Q’ is used to represent a word, name or number; we are looking for the 10 words, names or numbers that correspond with each clue.”]

The clues: Scrabble Q tile value / Q in international car codes / In education acronym NVQ / In TV channel QVC / James Bond character Q / Q in NATO phonetic alphabet / In football club QPR / In the code type QR / In TV show ‘QI’ / In IQ reasoning test

The answers: 10 / Qatar / Qualification / Quality / Quartermaster / Quebec / Queens / Quick / Quite / Quotient

Round 4: The 10 seafood and sea creature emojis [As listed under the headings “Food Marine” and “Animal Marine” on the emoji list, the list published by the standardization organization Unicode, as of September 2020; one of these creatures is pictured in three different forms, and any of these forms will be accepted as one “Tenable” answer; another creature appears twice, with and without a description of an activity; this creature will also only be accepted once.]

Crab / Dolphin / Fish / Lobster / Octopus / Oyster / Shark / Shrimp / Squid / Whale

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 songs from 1970s and 1980s musicals [“The ‘Tenable’ board will show 10 songs from major musicals that premiered in the 1970s or 1980s in the West End or on Broadway; we are looking for the 10 musicals that originally featured these songs.”]

The clues: Send in the Clowns / Tell Me It’s Not True / Mr Mistoffelees / I Know Him So Well / All I Care About / Another Suitcase in Another Hall / There Are Worse Things I Could Do / One Day More / The American Dream / The Music of the Night  

The answers: A Little Night Music / Blood Brothers / Cats / Chess / Chicago / Evita / Grease / Les Miserables / Miss Saigon / The Phantom of the Opera

Final Round: World Cup Finals: The last 10 teams to play in a FIFA World Cup Final [Up to and including the final of the 2018 tournament; if a country has changed its name since it last played in a final, give the name that the country had at the time; where a country has played in different finals with different names, only one of these names counts as a “Tenable” answer.]

France / Croatia / Germany / Argentina / Spain / Netherlands / Italy / Brazil / England / Czechoslovakia

 

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