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“Tenable” questions, Friday 30 September 2022 [Series 6 Episode 9]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last Tuesday, 20 September 2022. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 30 September, Series 6 Episode 9 (S6Ep9).

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

[S6Ep9] Team name: Marathon Men

Round 1: The 10 largest Spanish islands by area

Round 2: 10 TV series by spin offs [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 TV series that are spin offs from other TV series, along with the year the original series was first broadcast; we’re looking for the titles of the 10 original series that inspired the spin offs.”]

The clues: Angel (1997) / Holby City (1986) / Frasier (1982) / Torchwood (1963) / The Colbys (1981) / The Royal (1992) / Lewis (1987) / The Green Green Grass (1981) / Going Straight (1974) / Young Sheldon (2007)

Round 3: The 10 living rodent, reptile or amphibian emojis [From the list of emojis published by the standardization organization Unicode as of 20 January 2022.]

Round 4: The last 10 three-word ‘Carry On…’ films alphabetically [Does not include “That’s Carry On” or any films made for TV.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 cities that are not national capitals by their IATA airport codes [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 IATA airport codes; these are 3-letter codes allocated by the International Air Transport Association to airports around the world; we’re looking for the names of the 10 non-capital cities.”]

The clues: AKL / BCN / ORK / HAM / IST / LXR / MAN / MRS / SFO / SYD

Final Round: Madonna: The first 10 Madonna Top 40 hits with two or more words in the title

How the team fared

Friday 30 September 2022, S6Ep9, Marathon Men

All 5 members of Marathon Men made it to the final round playing for 21k and named 5 of the first 10 Madonna Top 40 hits with two or more words in the title. The remaining answers: Lucky Star / Dress You Up / Live to Tell / True Blue / Open Your Heart.

Questions and Answers

[S6Ep9] Team name: Marathon Men

Round 1: The 10 largest Spanish islands by area

Mallorca / Tenerife / Fuerteventura / Gran Canaria / Lanzarote / La Palma / Menorca / Ibiza / La Gomera / El Hierro

Round 2: 10 TV series by spin offs [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the titles of 10 TV series that are spin offs from other TV series, along with the year the original series was first broadcast; we’re looking for the titles of the 10 original series that inspired the spin offs.”]

The clues: Angel (1997) / Holby City (1986) / Frasier (1982) / Torchwood (1963) / The Colbys (1981) / The Royal (1992) / Lewis (1987) / The Green Green Grass (1981) / Going Straight (1974) / Young Sheldon (2007)

The answers: Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Casualty / Cheers / Doctor Who / Dynasty / Heartbeat / Inspector Morse / Only Fools and Horses / Porridge / The Big Bang Theory

Round 3: The 10 living rodent, reptile or amphibian emojis [From the list of emojis published by the standardization organization Unicode as of 20 January 2022.]

Beaver / Chipmunk / Crocodile / Frog / Hamster / Lizard / Mouse / Rat / Snake / Turtle

Round 4: The last 10 three-word ‘Carry On…’ films alphabetically [Does not include “That’s Carry On” or any films made for TV.]

Carry On Henry / Carry On Jack / Carry On Loving / Carry On Matron / Carry On Nurse / Carry On Regardless / Carry On Screaming / Carry On Sergeant / Carry On Spying / Carry On Teacher

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 cities that are not national capitals by their IATA airport codes [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 IATA airport codes; these are 3-letter codes allocated by the International Air Transport Association to airports around the world; we’re looking for the names of the 10 non-capital cities.”]

The clues: AKL / BCN / ORK / HAM / IST / LXR / MAN / MRS / SFO / SYD

The answers: Auckland / Barcelona / Cork / Hamburg / Istanbul / Luxor / Manchester / Marseille / San Francisco / Sydney

Final Round: Madonna: The first 10 Madonna Top 40 hits with two or more words in the title

Lucky Star / Like a Virgin / Material Girl / Crazy For You / Into the Groove / Dress You Up / Live to Tell / Papa Don’t Preach / True Blue / Open Your Heart

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