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“Tenable” questions, Friday 23 September 2022 [Series 6 Episode 4]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began on Tuesday 20 September. Here are the questions and answers for today’s show, Friday 23 September, Series 6 Episode 4 (S6Ep4).

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

[S6Ep4] Team name: The Steel McCoy

Round 1: 10 foods by their names in foreign languages [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 words for foods from different foreign languages and the language each word is in; we’re looking for the 10 foods that are the usual English translations of these words.”]

The clues: Burro (Italian) / Kohl (Germany) / Kalafior (Polish) / Cokolada (Czech) / Pepino (Portuguese) / Huevo (Spanish) / Pamplemousse (French) / Moloko (Russian) / Laks (Danish) / Zucchero (Italian)

Round 2: Top 10 ‘Strictly’ 2021 paired pro dancers who have competed in the most series [From the 15 pro dancers who were paired with celebrities in the 2021 series, the 10 who have competed in the most series, including 2021.]

Round 3: The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically with two vowels in their name [The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically with exactly two vowels in their name; the vowels are A, E, I, O and U; Y is not counted as a vowel.]

Round 4: 10 last names of Tate artists [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the commonly used first name or names of 10 major artists and the year in which they were born …”; please give the last names of each artist, all of whom either have works in a Tate gallery or have been the subject of an exhibition at a Tate gallery.]

The clues: Vincent (1853) / Barbara (1903) / Damien (1965) / Gustav (1862) / Henri (1869) / Claude (1840) / Georgia (1887) / Pablo (1881) / Jackson (1912) / Pierre-Auguste (1841)

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The 10 Yorkshire football teams in the English Football League [Teams whose home grounds are in any of the four ceremonial countries of North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire; the EFL comprises the Championship, League 1 and League 2 in the men’s game; as of the start of the 2021/22 season.]

Final Round: World Geography: The first 10 countries alphabetically that end with the letters ‘IA’ [As of January 2020.]

How the team fared

Friday 23 September 2022, S6Ep4, The Steel McCoy

All 5 members of The Steel McCoy made it to the final and won 8k by naming all of the first 10 countries alphabetically that end with the letters ‘IA’.

Questions and Answers

[S6Ep4] Team name: The Steel McCoy

Round 1: 10 foods by their names in foreign languages [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 words for foods from different foreign languages and the language each word is in; we’re looking for the 10 foods that are the usual English translations of these words.”]

The clues: Burro (Italian) / Kohl (Germany) / Kalafior (Polish) / Cokolada (Czech) / Pepino (Portuguese) / Huevo (Spanish) / Pamplemousse (French) / Moloko (Russian) / Laks (Danish) / Zucchero (Italian)

The answers: Butter / Cabbage / Cauliflower / Chocolate / Cucumber / Egg / Grapefruit / Milk / Salmon / Sugar

Round 2: Top 10 ‘Strictly’ 2021 paired pro dancers who have competed in the most series [From the 15 pro dancers who were paired with celebrities in the 2021 series, the 10 who have competed in the most series, including 2021.]

Karen Hauer / Aljaz Skorjanec / Giovanni Pernice / Oti Mabuse / Katya Jones / Gorka Marquez / Amy Dowden / Dianne Buswell / Nadiya Bukova / Johannes Radebe

Round 3: The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically with two vowels in their name [The first 10 chemical elements alphabetically with exactly two vowels in their name; the vowels are A, E, I, O and U; Y is not counted as a vowel.]

Argon / Bismuth / Boron / Carbon / Cobalt / Copper / Hydrogen / Iron / Lead / Mercury

Round 4: 10 last names of Tate artists [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the commonly used first name or names of 10 major artists and the year in which they were born …”; please give the last names of each artist, all of whom either have works in a Tate gallery or have been the subject of an exhibition at a Tate gallery.]

The clues: Vincent (1853) / Barbara (1903) / Damien (1965) / Gustav (1862) / Henri (1869) / Claude (1840) / Georgia (1887) / Pablo (1881) / Jackson (1912) / Pierre-Auguste (1841)

The answers: van Gogh / Hepworth / Hirst / Klimt / Matisse / Monet / O’Keeffe / Picasso / Pollock / Renoir

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The 10 Yorkshire football teams in the English Football League [Teams whose home grounds are in any of the four ceremonial countries of North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire; the EFL comprises the Championship, League 1 and League 2 in the men’s game; as of the start of the 2021/22 season.]

Barnsley / Bradford City / Doncaster Rovers / Harrogate Town / Huddersfield Town / Hull City / Middlesbrough / Rotherham United / Sheffield United / Sheffield Wednesday /

Final Round: World Geography: The first 10 countries alphabetically that end with the letters ‘IA’ [As of January 2020.]

Albania / Algeria / Armenia / Australia / Austria / Bolivia / Bulgaria / Cambodia / Colombia / Croatia

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