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“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 21 September 2022 [Series 6 Episode 2]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began yesterday, Tuesday 20 September. Here are the questions and answers for today’s show, Wednesday 21 September, Series 6 Episode 2 (S6Ep2).

As with Series 5 last year, I plan to post one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers.

The Questions

Wednesday 21 September 2022

[S6Ep2] Team name: The Buzz In Buddies

Round 1: The 10 Barlows, Battersbys and Blakemans in “Coronation Street” [The first names of these characters, as listed under the heading “Characters” on the official ITV “Coronation Street” Characters website, as of 23 November 2021; does not include characters who changed their surname, for example after marrying someone else.]

Round 2: The 10 Britney Spears singles that spent most weeks in the Top 10 [According to the Official Chart Company, as of November 2021; one of the songs is a collaboration with another artist.]

Round 3: 10 people, places and things with the initials ‘MM’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will display 10 clues to people, places and things with the initials ‘MM’; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding answers.”]

The clues: Sex Pistols manager / Film star born Norma Jean Mortenson / ‘Perfect Moment’ chart topping singer / Started for England in Euro 2020 final / Sailor qualified to captain merchant ships / Won acting Oscar for ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ / Music magazine merged with NME in 2000 / Leicestershire town known for pork pies and Stilton / Fashion brand owned by Prada / Van Scooby-Doo and friends travel in

Round 4: Top 10 actors in ‘Don’t Look Up’ [The 10 actors that received highest billing in the 2021 film, according to IMDb on 6 January 2022.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 English counties of towns ending in the letters ‘TON’ [The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 English towns ending in the letters ‘TON’; give the names of the ceremonial counties these towns are situated in.]

The clues: Luton / Warrington / Ulverston / Alfreton / Darlington / Accrington / Boston / Chipping Norton / Taunton / Nuneaton

Final Round: Charles Dickens: The 10 Charles Dickens novels that contain the letter ‘R’ in the title [The titles are as they appear on the Dickens Fellowship website; does not include short stories, so ‘A Christmas Carol’ is not an acceptable answer; does not include novels that were published posthumously.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 21 September 2022, S6Ep2, The Buzz In Buddies

All 5 members of The Buzz In Buddies made it to the final playing for 4k and named 8 of the 10 Charles Dickens novels that contain the letter ‘R’ in the title. [The remaining answers: Hard Times, Our Mutual Friend.]

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 21 September 2022

[S6Ep2] Team name: The Buzz In Buddies

Round 1: The 10 Barlows, Battersbys and Blakemans in “Coronation Street” [The first names of these characters, as listed under the heading “Characters” on the official ITV “Coronation Street” Characters website, as of 23 November 2021; does not include characters who changed their surname, for example after marrying someone else.]

Adam Barlow / Amy Barlow / Ken Barlow / Leanne Battersby / Natasha Blakeman / Peter Barlow / Sam Blakeman / Sarah Barlow / Simon Barlow / Toyah Battersby

Round 2: The 10 Britney Spears singles that spent most weeks in the Top 10 [According to the Official Chart Company, as of November 2021; one of the songs is a collaboration with another artist.]

Scream & Shout / … Baby One More Time / Womanizer / Everytime / Sometimes / Born to Make You Happy / Oops! I Did It Again / Toxic / Piece of Me / Gimme More

Round 3: 10 people, places and things with the initials ‘MM’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will display 10 clues to people, places and things with the initials ‘MM’; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding answers.”]

The clues: Sex Pistols manager / Film star born Norma Jean Mortenson / ‘Perfect Moment’ chart topping singer / Started for England in Euro 2020 final / Sailor qualified to captain merchant ships / Won acting Oscar for ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ / Music magazine merged with NME in 2000 / Leicestershire town known for pork pies and Stilton / Fashion brand owned by Prada / Van Scooby-Doo and friends travel in

The answers: Malcolm McLaren / Marilyn Monroe / Martine McCutcheon / Mason Mount / Master mariner / Matthew McConaughey / Melody Maker / Melton Mowbray / Miu Miu / Mystery Machine

Round 4: Top 10 actors in ‘Don’t Look Up’ [The 10 actors that received highest billing in the 2021 film, according to IMDb on 6 January 2022.]

Leonardo DiCaprio / Jennifer Lawrence / Meryl Streep / Cate Blanchett / Rob Morgan / Jonah Hill / Mark Rylance / Tyler Perry    / Timothée Chalamet / Ron Perlman

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 English counties of towns ending in the letters ‘TON’ [The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 English towns ending in the letters ‘TON’; give the names of the ceremonial counties these towns are situated in.]

The clues: Luton / Warrington / Ulverston / Alfreton / Darlington / Accrington / Boston / Chipping Norton / Taunton / Nuneaton

The answers: Bedfordshire / Cheshire / Cumbria / Derbyshire / Durham / Lancashire / Lincolnshire / Oxfordshire / Somerset / Warwickshire

Final Round: Charles Dickens: The 10 Charles Dickens novels that contain the letter ‘R’ in the title [The titles are as they appear on the Dickens Fellowship website; does not include short stories, so ‘A Christmas Carol’ is not an acceptable answer; does not include novels that were published posthumously.]

Barnaby Rudge / David Copperfield / Great Expectations / Hard Times / Little Dorritt / Martin Chuzzlewit / Oliver Twist / Our Mutual Friend / Pickwick Papers / The Old Curiosity Shop

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