Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 11 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 47]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Tuesday 11 May, Series 5 Episode 47 (S5Ep47). 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 46 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)
Friday 7 May 2021 (S5Ep45)

Monday 10 May 2021 (S5Ep46)

The Questions

Tuesday 11 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 47]

[S5Ep47] Team name: Brace, Brace, Brace

Round 1: Top 10 characters in ‘Coronation Street’ by number of 2019 episodes [The characters who appeared in most episodes of the ITV soap in 2019.]

Round 2: 10 locations of Major League Soccer teams [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the word or words that follow a location in the names of 10 Major League Soccer teams in the US; we’re looking for the location that corresponds to each clue to give the names of these teams.”]

The clues: Fire / Rapids / Crew / Galaxy / Impact / Revolution / Red Bulls / Timbers / Earthquakes / Whitecaps

Round 3: The first 10 words of six or more letters in ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ [According to the version published in the Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes; does not include the word ‘sixpence’ as it’s in the question.]

Round 4: The last 10 Tom Hanks films with three-word titles [Sally Lindsay says: “Now, this clarification … I’ve been in plays shorter than this.” The 10 most recent feature films for which Tom Hanks has an acting credit, with titles of three words, according to IMDb as of October 2020; the word “The” is accepted as a word in a film’s title, as are the symbols that represent a full word; contracted and shortened words are also considered as part of the word count; voice performances are counted; but numbers in film titles are not included when they are written as digits; films in which Tom Hanks plays himself are not counted here.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 bands with animals in their name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 titles of UK Top 10 singles by bands that feature an animal in their name and the year the single entered the charts; we’re looking for the names of the bands that correspond to these 10 singles; we are including band names that are spelt with a stylistic misspelling as long as they sound like the name of an animal when spoken aloud.”]

The clues: Caravan of Love (1986) / I Don’t Like Mondays (1979) / Can’t Buy Me Love (1964) / Feel Good Inc (2005) / Save Tonight (1998) / Animal (1987) / You Should Be Dancing (1976) / Whole Again (2001) / When the Sun Goes Down (2006) / Prince Charming (1981)

Final Round: English Cities: The 10 English cities ending in the letters ‘D’ or ‘K’

How the team fared

Tuesday 11 May 2021, S5Ep47, Brace, Brace, Brace

2 members of Brace, Brace, Brace made it to the final round playing for 2.5k and named 2 of the 10 English cities ending in the letters ‘D’ or ‘K’. The remaining answers: Chelmsford, Hereford, Lichfield, Oxford, Salford, Sheffield, Sunderland, Wakefield

Questions and Answers

Tuesday 11 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 47]

[S5Ep47] Team name: Brace, Brace, Brace

Round 1: Top 10 characters in ‘Coronation Street’ by number of 2019 episodes [The characters who appeared in most episodes of the ITV soap in 2019.]

Gary Windass / Sarah Platt / Nick Tilsley / Gemma Winter / Carla Connor / Sally Metcalfe / Shona Ramsey / David Platt Jenny Connor / Michelle Connor

Round 2: 10 locations of Major League Soccer teams [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the word or words that follow a location in the names of 10 Major League Soccer teams in the US; we’re looking for the location that corresponds to each clue to give the names of these teams.”]

The clues: Fire / Rapids / Crew / Galaxy / Impact / Revolution / Red Bulls / Timbers / Earthquakes / Whitecaps

The answers: Chicago / Colorado / Columbus / LA / Montreal / New England / New York / Portland / San Jose / Vancouver

Round 3: The first 10 words of six or more letters in ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ [According to the version published in the Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes; does not include the word ‘sixpence’ as it’s in the question.]

Pocket / Twenty / Blackbirds / Opened / Dainty / Before / Counting / Parlour / Eating / Garden

Round 4: The last 10 Tom Hanks films with three-word titles [Sally Lindsay says: “Now, this clarification … I’ve been in plays shorter than this.” The 10 most recent feature films for which Tom Hanks has an acting credit, with titles of three words, according to IMDb as of October 2020; the word “The” is accepted as a word in a film’s title, as are the symbols that represent a full word; contracted and shortened words are also considered as part of the word count; voice performances are counted; but numbers in film titles are not included when they are written as digits; films in which Tom Hanks plays himself are not counted here.]

Bridge of Spies / Saving Mr Banks / Angels & Demons / Charlie Wilson’s War / The Polar Express / Road to Perdition / The Green Mile / You’ve Got Mail / Saving Private Ryan / Sleepless in Seattle

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 bands with animals in their name [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 titles of UK Top 10 singles by bands that feature an animal in their name and the year the single entered the charts; we’re looking for the names of the bands that correspond to these 10 singles; we are including band names that are spelt with a stylistic misspelling as long as they sound like the name of an animal when spoken aloud.”]

The clues: Caravan of Love (1986) / I Don’t Like Mondays (1979) / Can’t Buy Me Love (1964) / Feel Good Inc (2005) / Save Tonight (1998) / Animal (1987) / You Should Be Dancing (1976) / Whole Again (2001) / When the Sun Goes Down (2006) / Prince Charming (1981)

The answers: The Housemartins / The Boomtown Rats / The Beatles / Gorillaz / Eagle Eye Cherry / Def Leppard / Bee Gees / Atomic Kitten / Arctic Monkeys / Adam and the Ants

Final Round: English Cities: The 10 English cities ending in the letters ‘D’ or ‘K’

Bradford / Chelmsford / Hereford / Lichfield / Oxford / Salford / Sheffield / Sunderland / Wakefield / York /

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