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“Tenable” questions, Monday 26 September 2022 [Series 6 Episode 5]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Tuesday, 20 September 2022. Here are the questions and answers for today’s show, Monday 26 September, Series 6 Episode 5 (S6Ep5).

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

The Questions

[S6Ep5] Team name: The Powells That Be

Round 1: Top 10 names given to baby girls that begin with the letter ‘P’ [According to ONS data published in October 2021 for baby girls born in England and Wales in 2020.]

Round 2: 10 cooks by their cookbooks [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 cookbooks and the year each book was published; we’re looking for the names of the 10 cooks that wrote each of the cookbooks.”]

The clues: The Hand and Flowers Cookbook (2020) / Taste of the Sea (1995) / Cook, Eat, Repeat (2020) / Time to Eat (2019) / Fast Cakes (2018) / White Heat (1990) / Happy Days with the Naked Chef (2001) / The River Cottage Cookbook (2001) / The Practical Cook (1949) / How to Cook (1998)

Round 3: The 10 chemical elements in the title of at least one UK Top 20 single [According to the Official Chart Company on 13 December 2021.]

Round 4: The 10 largest cities in California by population [According to estimates for 1 January 2021 published in a May 2021 press release by the California Department of Finance.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 meanings of the letter ‘D’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 instances in which the letter D is used to represent a word; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding words that start with the letter D.”]

The clues: In honour DBE / In novelist DH Lawrence / In netball position GD / In political party SDP (1981) / In word reference book OED / In glowing electrical component LED / In computer screen VDU / In footwear brand DMs / In computing file PDF / In Christian calendar year AD

Final Round: Euro 2020: The 10 teams that scored the most goals at Euro 2020 [The men’s event held in 2021; own goals scored against a team count as goals scored by that team; goals scored in a penalty shoot-out do not count.]

How the team fared

Monday 26 September 2022, S6Ep5, The Powells That Be

All 5 members of The Powells That Be made it to the final playing for 3.5k and named 9 of the 10 teams that scored the most goals at Euro 2020. The remaining answer: Switzerland.

Questions and Answers

[S6Ep5] Team name: The Powells That Be

Round 1: Top 10 names given to baby girls that begin with the letter ‘P’ [According to ONS data published in October 2021 for baby girls born in England and Wales in 2020.]

Poppy / Phoebe / Penelope / Pippa / Paisley / Primrose / Penny / Piper / Paige / Polly

Round 2: 10 cooks by their cookbooks [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 cookbooks and the year each book was published; we’re looking for the names of the 10 cooks that wrote each of the cookbooks.”]

The clues: The Hand and Flowers Cookbook (2020) / Taste of the Sea (1995) / Cook, Eat, Repeat (2020) / Time to Eat (2019) / Fast Cakes (2018) / White Heat (1990) / Happy Days with the Naked Chef (2001) / The River Cottage Cookbook (2001) / The Practical Cook (1949) / How to Cook (1998)

The answers: Tom Kerridge / Rick Stein / Nigella Lawson / Nadiya Hussein / Mary Berry / Marco Pierre White / Jamie Oliver / Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall / Fanny Craddock / Delia Smith

Round 3: The 10 chemical elements in the title of at least one UK Top 20 single [According to the Official Chart Company on 13 December 2021.]

Gold / Iron / Lead / Lithium / Mercury / Neon / Oxygen / Silver / Tin / Titanium

Round 4: The 10 largest cities in California by population [According to estimates for 1 January 2021 published in a May 2021 press release by the California Department of Finance.]

Los Angeles / San Diego / San Jose / San Francisco / Fresno / Sacramento / Long Beach / Oakland / Bakersfield / Anaheim

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 meanings of the letter ‘D’ [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you 10 instances in which the letter D is used to represent a word; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding words that start with the letter D.”]

The clues: In honour DBE / In novelist DH Lawrence / In netball position GD / In political party SDP (1981) / In word reference book OED / In glowing electrical component LED / In computer screen VDU / In footwear brand DMs / In computing file PDF / In Christian calendar year AD

The answers: Dame / David / Defence / Democratic / Dictionary / Diode / Display / Doctor / Document / Domini

Final Round: Euro 2020: The 10 teams that scored the most goals at Euro 2020 [The men’s event held in 2021; own goals scored against a team count as goals scored by that team; goals scored in a penalty shoot-out do not count.]

Italy / Spain / Denmark / England / Belgium / Netherlands / Switzerland / Croatia / France / Portugal

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