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“Tenable” questions, Thursday 29 September 2022 [Series 6 Episode 8]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Tuesday, 20 September 2022. Here are the questions and answers for today’s show, Thursday 29 September, Series 6 Episode 8 (S6Ep8).

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

Thursday 29 September 2022

[S6Ep8] Team name: Notts on Your Nellie

Round 1: The 10 currencies of European countries [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show a list of 10 countries in Europe; we’re looking for the 10 names of the official main units of currency for each of these countries.”]

The clues: Serbia / Germany / Hungary / Switzerland / Sweden / Albania / Bulgaria / Turkey / Russia / Poland

Round 2: The 10 judges and presenters on ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and ‘Extra Slice’ [All of the presenters and judges who have appeared on the main show, and the main presenter and co-host of its companion series, up to and including the series broadcast in 2021.]

Round 3: The 10 washing machine brands sold by Argos [As listed on the “Washing Machines” page of the Argos website, as of 8 December 2021.]

Round 4: 10 animal title characters [“This is about the names of animals that are the title characters of books; the ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 types of animal with the name of an author and the year each book was first published; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding given names of the animals as they appear in each title.”]

The clues: Deer (Felix Salten, 1925) / Horse (Anna Sewell 1877) / Spider (EB White 1952) / Dog (Stephen King, 1981) / Monkey (Margaret and Hans Rey, 1941) / Duck (Beatrix Potter, 1908) / Whale (Herman Melville, 1851) / Cat (Judith Kerr, 1970) / Bear (Michael Bond, 1958) / Otter (Henry Williamson, 1927)

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The last 10 British men to win an Olympic gold athletics medal as an individual

Final Round: UK Cities: The 10 one-word UK cities that contain the letter ‘G’ [As of December 2021; Brighton is not a ‘Tenable’ answer, as the full name of the city is Brighton and Hove]

How the team fared

Thursday 29 September 2022, S6Ep8, Notts on Your Nellie

All 5 members of Notts on Your Nellie made it to the final round playing for 22.5k and named 9 of the 10 one-word UK cities that contain the letter ‘G’. The remaining answer: Bangor.

Questions and Answers

Thursday 29 September 2022

[S6Ep8] Team name: Notts on Your Nellie

Round 1: The 10 currencies of European countries [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show a list of 10 countries in Europe; we’re looking for the 10 names of the official main units of currency for each of these countries.”]

The clues: Serbia / Germany / Hungary / Switzerland / Sweden / Albania / Bulgaria / Turkey / Russia / Poland

The answers: Dinar / Euro / Forint / Franc / Krona / Lek / Lev / Lira / Ruble / Zloty

Round 2: The 10 judges and presenters on ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and ‘Extra Slice’ [All of the presenters and judges who have appeared on the main show, and the main presenter and co-host of its companion series, up to and including the series broadcast in 2021.]

Jo Brand / Mary Berry / Matt Lucas / Mel Giedroyc / Noel Fielding / Paul Hollywood / Prue Leith / Sandi Toksvig / Sue Perkins / Tom Allen

Round 3: The 10 washing machine brands sold by Argos [As listed on the “Washing Machines” page of the Argos website, as of 8 December 2021.]

Beko / Bosch / Bush / Candy / Hoover / Hotpoint / Indesit / LG / New World / Samsung

Round 4: 10 animal title characters [“This is about the names of animals that are the title characters of books; the ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 types of animal with the name of an author and the year each book was first published; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding given names of the animals as they appear in each title.”]

The clues: Deer (Felix Salten, 1925) / Horse (Anna Sewell 1877) / Spider (EB White 1952) / Dog (Stephen King, 1981) / Monkey (Margaret and Hans Rey, 1941) / Duck (Beatrix Potter, 1908) / Whale (Herman Melville, 1851) / Cat (Judith Kerr, 1970) / Bear (Michael Bond, 1958) / Otter (Henry Williamson, 1927)

The answers: Bambi / Black Beauty / Charlotte / Curious George / Cujo / Jemima / Moby Dick / Mog / Paddington / Tarka

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The last 10 British men to win an Olympic gold athletics medal as an individual

Mo Farah / Greg Rutherford / Jonathan Edwards / Linford Christie Sebastian Coe / Daley Thompson / Steve Ovett / Alan Wells / David Hemery / Lynn Davies

Final Round: UK Cities: The 10 one-word UK cities that contain the letter ‘G’ [As of December 2021; Brighton is not a ‘Tenable’ answer, as the full name of the city is Brighton and Hove]

Armagh / Bangor / Birmingham / Cambridge / Edinburgh / Glasgow / Gloucester / Nottingham / Peterborough / Stirling

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