Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Series 1 Episode 18 (repeated again Monday 23 August 2021)

ITV continue to broadcast repeats from the first series of their quiz show “Tenable”, first shown in the last two months of 2016. Questions and answers from Episodes 11-15 were recorded in this piece from last year, and the shows were repeated again earlier this month. On Monday and Tuesday of last week the following shows were repeated again: (Monday 16 August 2021), Series 1 Episode 16 (S1Ep16) and Tuesday 17 August 2021, S1Ep17.

S1Ep18 was repeated on Monday 23 August 2021. Here are the questions and answers for the show in the same format as earlier pieces about “Tenable”: a list of the challenges, a note on how the teams fared, and then the answers.

The Questions

Series 1 Episode 18 (S1Ep18) Repeated on Monday 23 August 2021 [Originally broadcast Wednesday 7 December 2016, repeated Tuesday 9 July 2019, Friday 11 October 2019 and late at night on Thursday 4 June 2020]

[S1Ep18] Mum’s the Word

Round 1: Top 10 largest Islands in the Mediterranean Sea [According to data from the United Nations Environment Programme.]

Round 2: Top 10 ‘Star Trek’ characters with most appearances in the original TV series [The series ran from 1966 to 1969; the characters listed as appearing in most episodes according to IMDb as of 9 September 2016.]

Round 3: Top 10 highest-paid football players in the world [According to Forbes, this covers salaries, bonuses and endorsements earned in 2015.]

Round 4: Top 10 highest-grossing films directed by Steven Spielberg [The highest grossing films at cinemas worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, as of 26 August 2016.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): First 10 polygons with more than two sides [“The first 10 names given to regular polygons with more than two sides; a regular polygon is a shape with equal sides and angles.”]

Final Round: UK Politics: Last 10 Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom [The last 10 different people to hold the office, including the one currently in office as of September 2016; does not include interim or acting Prime Ministers.]

How the team fared

Mum’s the Word (S1Ep18) Repeated Monday 23 August 2021

4 members of Mum’s the Word made it to the final playing for 7k and named 8 of the Last 10 Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom. [The remaining answers: James Callaghan, Alec Douglas-Home.]

Questions and Answers

Series 1 Episode 18 (S1Ep18) Repeated on Monday 23 August 2021 [Originally broadcast Wednesday 7 December 2016, repeated Tuesday 9 July 2019, Friday 11 October 2019 and late at night on Thursday 4 June 2020]

[S1Ep18] Mum’s the Word

Round 1: Top 10 largest Islands in the Mediterranean Sea [According to data from the United Nations Environment Programme.]

Sicily / Sardinia / Cyprus / Corsica / Crete / Euboea / Mallorca / Lesbos / Rhodes / Chios

Round 2: Top 10 ‘Star Trek’ characters with most appearances in the original TV series [The series ran from 1966 to 1969; the characters listed as appearing in most episodes according to IMDb as of 9 September 2016.]

Mr Spock / Captain James T Kirk / Dr McCoy / Uhura / Scott / Lt Leslie / Sulu / Chekov / Nurse Chapel / Lt Kyle

Round 3: Top 10 highest-paid football players in the world [According to Forbes, this covers salaries, bonuses and endorsements earned in 2015.]

Cristiano Ronaldo / Lionel Messi / Zlatan Ibrahimovic / Neymar Jr / Gareth Bale / Wayne Rooney / Sergio Aguero / Luis Suarez / Eden Hazard / Cesc Fabregas

Round 4: Top 10 highest-grossing films directed by Steven Spielberg [The highest grossing films at cinemas worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, as of 26 August 2016.]

Jurassic Park / Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull / ET The Extra Terrestrial / The Lost World: Jurassic Park / War of the Worlds / Saving Private Ryan / Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade / Jaws / Adventures of Tintin / Minority Report

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): First 10 polygons with more than two sides [“The first 10 names given to regular polygons with more than two sides; a regular polygon is a shape with equal sides and angles.”]

Triangle / Square / Pentagon / Hexagon / Heptagon [Septagon is also allowed] / Octagon / Nonagon / Decagon / Hendecagon / Dodecagon

Final Round: UK Politics: Last 10 Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom [The last 10 different people to hold the office, including the one currently in office as of September 2016; does not include interim or acting Prime Ministers.]

Theresa May / David Cameron / Gordon Brown / Tony Blair / John Major / Margaret Thatcher / James Callaghan / Harold Wilson / Edward Heath / Alec Douglas-Home

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