Trivia

“Tenable” questions, 13 May 2021 [Series 5 Episode 49]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Monday 15 February. Here are the questions and answers for Thursday 13 May, Series 5 Episode 49 (S5Ep49). 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 48 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)
Tuesday 11 May 2021 (S5Ep47)
Wednesday 12 May 2021 (S5Ep48)

The Questions

Thursday 13 May 2021

[S5Ep49] Team name: Post Busters

Round 1: 10 British TV series by their theme music [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 pieces of music used as a theme tune for a classic British television series; we’re looking for the titles of the series which use the corresponding music.”]

The clues: Half The World Away / Handbags and Gladrags / Old Ned / Hooky Street / I Could Be So Good For You / Always There / Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler? / Hi Ho Silver / That’s Livin’ Alright / This Wheel’s on Fire

Round 2: The 10 real animals of the Chinese zodiac without wings

Round 3: The last 10 royal houses [Relates to monarchs of Great Britain, and before that monarchs of England, in the National Dictionary of National Biography; this list contains the last 10 different royal houses; Orange is not a correct answer; does not include the Inter-regnum when there was a Lord Protector rather than a monarch.]

Round 4: The 10 players with the most appearances for Arsenal in the Premier League [From the 1992-93 season onwards, up to and including the end of the 2019-20 season; appearances as substitute do count in this list.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 UK cities by their nicknames [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 nicknames which have been popularly given to cities in the UK; we are looking for the 10 cities that correspond to the nicknames…”

The clues: Granite City / Silicon Fen / Motor City / City of Discovery / Auld Reekie / Cottonopolis / The Toon / City of Dreaming Spires / Pompey / Steel City

Final Round: Politics: The last 10 prime ministers whose first name or surname ends with the letter ‘N’ [As of September 2020; relates to the names that UK prime ministers were known by when they were in office.]

How the team fared

Thursday 13 May 2021, S5Ep49, Post Busters

All 5 members of Post Busters made it to the final round and won 19.5k by naming all of the last 10 prime ministers whose first name or surname ends with the letter ‘N’.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 13 May 2021

[S5Ep49] Team name: Post Busters

Round 1: 10 British TV series by their theme music [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 pieces of music used as a theme tune for a classic British television series; we’re looking for the titles of the series which use the corresponding music.”]

The clues: Half The World Away / Handbags and Gladrags / Old Ned / Hooky Street / I Could Be So Good For You / Always There / Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler? / Hi Ho Silver / That’s Livin’ Alright / This Wheel’s on Fire

The answers: The Royle Family / The Office / Steptoe and Son / Only Fools and Horses / Minder / Howards’ Way / Dad’s Army / Boon / Auf Wiedersehen, Pet / Absolutely Fabulous

Round 2: The 10 real animals of the Chinese zodiac without wings

Rat / Ox / Tiger / Rabbit / Snake / Horse / Sheep / Monkey / Dog / Pig

Round 3: The last 10 royal houses [Relates to monarchs of Great Britain, and before that monarchs of England, in the National Dictionary of National Biography; this list contains the last 10 different royal houses; Orange is not a correct answer; does not include the Inter-regnum when there was a Lord Protector rather than a monarch.]

Windsor / Saxe-Coburg Gotha / Hanover / Stuart / Tudor / York / Lancaster / Anjou / Blois / Normandy

Round 4: The 10 players with the most appearances for Arsenal in the Premier League [From the 1992-93 season onwards, up to and including the end of the 2019-20 season; appearances as substitute do count in this list.]

Ray Parlour / David Seaman / Dennis Bergkamp / Martin Keown / Lee Dixon / Patrick Vieira / Theo Walcott / Nigel Winterburn / Aaron Ramsey / Thierry Henry

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 UK cities by their nicknames [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 nicknames which have been popularly given to cities in the UK; we are looking for the 10 cities that correspond to the nicknames…”

The clues: Granite City / Silicon Fen / Motor City / City of Discovery / Auld Reekie / Cottonopolis / The Toon / City of Dreaming Spires / Pompey / Steel City

The answers: Aberdeen / Cambridge / Coventry / Dundee / Edinburgh / Manchester / Newcastle / Oxford / Portsmouth / Sheffield

Final Round: Politics: The last 10 prime ministers whose first name or surname ends with the letter ‘N’ [As of September 2020; relates to the names that UK prime ministers were known by when they were in office.]

Boris Johnson / David Cameron / Gordon Brown / John Major / James Callaghan / Harold Wilson / Harold Macmillan / Anthony Eden / Winston Churchill / Neville Chamberlain

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