Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 7 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 45]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 7 May, Series 5 Episode 45 (S5Ep45). Sally Lindsay continues to stand in for the show’s usual presenter Warwick Davis. [Repeated on Friday 24 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 44 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)

Monday 3 May 2021 (S5Ep41)
Tuesday 4 May 2021 (S5Ep42)
Wednesday 5 May 2021 (S5Ep43)
Thursday 6 May 2021 (S5Ep44)

The Questions

Friday 7 May 2021 [Repeated on Friday 24 September 2021]

[S5Ep45] Team name: Bing-Going For Gold

Round 1: The 10 most northerly capitals

Round 2: The first 10 winners of ‘I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!’ [From the first series, broadcast in 2002, onwards.]

Round 3: 10 people and things with the initials ‘WW’ [“The ‘Tenable’ tower will display 10 clues about people and things with the initials ‘WW’; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding answers.”]

The clues: Bryan Cranston in ‘Breaking Bad’ / Utility on Monopoly board / 1992 Mike Myers film / Drooping branched tree salix babylonica / Shakira’s first UK Top 10 single / Martin Handford series of puzzle books / Alternative name of aquatic mammal the beluga / ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ poet / Roald Dahl chocolatier character / Molineux Stadium-based football club

Round 4: The first 10 professional football clubs of Nicolas Anelka [The first 10 clubs for which he played senior football; includes clubs he played for on loan but not international teams.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 one-hit wonders of the 1980s [“The ‘Tenable’ board will show 10 artists that have only ever had one UK Top 10 single in their own right; we will give you the name of the  performer or the group and the year the single was in the Top 10; we’re looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding singles.”]

The clues: Alphaville (1984) / Modern Talking (1986) / Bobby McFerrin (1988) / Fiction Factory (1984) / Lipps, Inc (1980) / Toni Basil (1984) / Phyllis Nelson (1985) / Goombay Dance Band (1982) / Men Without Hats (1983) / Fat Larry’s Band (1982)

Final Round: American Presidents: The 10 US Presidents between World War I and the end of US involvement in the Vietnam War [The 10 US Presidents who were in office between 6 April 1917, when the country officially entered World War I, and 27 January 1973, when the USA signed the Paris Peace Accords to end their involvement in the Vietnam War.]

How the team fared

Friday 7 May 2021, S5Ep45, Bing-Going For Gold

4 members of Bing-Going For Gold made it to the final round playing for 2.5k and named 4 of the 10 US Presidents between World War I and the end of US involvement in the Vietnam War. The remaining answers: Woodrow Wilson, Warren G Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D Roosevelt, Lyndon B Johnson

Questions and Answers

Friday 7 May 2021 [Repeated on Friday 24 September 2021]

[S5Ep45] Team name: Bing-Going For Gold

Round 1: The 10 most northerly capitals

Reykjavik / Helsinki / Oslo / Tallinn / Stockholm / Riga / Moscow / Copenhagen / Vilnius / Minsk

Wrong: Washington, Amsterdam / 4 right (1238&10) so no money and not in the final

Round 2: The first 10 winners of ‘I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!’ [From the first series, broadcast in 2002, onwards.]

Tony Blackburn / Phil Tufnell / Kerry Katona / Joe Pasquale / Carol Thatcher / Matt Willis / Christopher Biggins / Joe Swash / Gino D’Acampo / Stacey Solomon

Round 3: 10 people and things with the initials ‘WW’ [“The ‘Tenable’ tower will display 10 clues about people and things with the initials ‘WW’; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding answers.”]

The clues: Bryan Cranston in ‘Breaking Bad’ / Utility on Monopoly board / 1992 Mike Myers film / Drooping branched tree salix babylonica / Shakira’s first UK Top 10 single / Martin Handford series of puzzle books / Alternative name of aquatic mammal the beluga / ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ poet / Roald Dahl chocolatier character / Molineux Stadium-based football club

The answers: Walter White / Water Works / Wayne’s World / Weeping willow / Whenever, Wherever / Where’s Wally? / White whale / William Wordsworth / Willy Wonka / Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 4: The first 10 professional football clubs of Nicolas Anelka [The first 10 clubs for which he played senior football; includes clubs he played for on loan but not international teams.]

Paris Saint-Germain / Arsenal / Real Madrid / Liverpool / Manchester City / Fenerbahce / Bolton Wanderers / Chelsea / Shanghai Shenhua / Juventus

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 one-hit wonders of the 1980s [“The ‘Tenable’ board will show 10 artists that have only ever had one UK Top 10 single in their own right; we will give you the name of the  performer or the group and the year the single was in the Top 10; we’re looking for the titles of the 10 corresponding singles.”]

The clues: Alphaville (1984) / Modern Talking (1986) / Bobby McFerrin (1988) / Fiction Factory (1984) / Lipps, Inc (1980) / Toni Basil (1984) / Phyllis Nelson (1985) / Goombay Dance Band (1982) / Men Without Hats (1983) / Fat Larry’s Band (1982)

The answers: Big in Japan / Brother Louie / Don’t Worry Be Happy / (Feels Like) Heaven / Funkytown / Mickey / Move Closer / Seven Tears / The Safety Dance / Zoom

Final Round: American Presidents: The 10 US Presidents between World War I and the end of US involvement in the Vietnam War [The 10 US Presidents who were in office between 6 April 1917, when the country officially entered World War I, and 27 January 1973, when the USA signed the Paris Peace Accords to end their involvement in the Vietnam War.]

Woodrow Wilson / Warren G Harding / Calvin Coolidge / Herbert Hoover / Franklin D Roosevelt / Harry S Truman / Dwight D Eisenhower / John F Kennedy / Lyndon B Johnson / Richard Nixon

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s