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“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 12 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 17]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 12 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 16 (S6Ep17).

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

Wednesday 12 October 2022

[S6Ep17] Team name: The Curtain Callers

Round 1: 10 dates of feast and commemoration days [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 days that are marked or celebrated each year in the UK; we are looking for the 10 corresponding dates.”]

The clues: Burns Night / St Valentine’s Day / St David’s Day / St Patrick’s Day / St George’s Day / St Swithin’s Day / Halloween / All Saints Day / Guy Fawkes Night / St Andrew’s Day

Round 2: The first 10 songs in the musical ‘Oliver!’ [From the 1960 stage musical by Lionel Bart; does not include Prologue or Overture, the song ‘Oliver!’, or ‘That’s your funeral’ which was not in the programme for the first performances.]

Round 3: Top 10 national women’s football teams [According to FIFA rankings released 10 December 2021.]

Round 4: The first 10 actors to play the Doctor in ‘Dr Who’ [From the first Doctor in 1963 to the 10th Doctor; this only includes numbered Doctors, according to the canon of Doctors listed on the BBC’s doctorwho.tv website.]

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 last names of people called Sarah [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people commonly known by the first name Sarah; we are looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Presenter of Channel 4’s ‘Property Ladder’ / Original Christine in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ / Designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress / ‘Blue Peter’ presenter from 1980 / Plays Catherine in ‘Happy Valley’ / Comedian with 2021 ‘Bobby Dazzler’ tour / Governor of Alaska from 2006 / Actor in ‘Cutting It’ and ‘Bancroft’ / Paralympian gold medalist in cycling and swimming / Author of ‘Tipping the Velvet’

Final Round: : The first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Karma Chameleon’ [The Culture Club 1983 #1 single; “for fairness …” because some versions begin with the word “desert” rather than “there’s”, neither of these words are acceptable answers; nor are the contracted words “doesn’t” of “didn’t”; does not include “Karma” or “Chameleon” as these words appear in the question.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 12 October 2022, S6Ep17, The Curtain Callers

3 members of The Curtain Callers made it to the final round playing for 3.5k and named 4 of the first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Karma Chameleon’. The remaining answers: Listen, Would, Without, Conviction, Contradiction, Wicked.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 12 October 2022

[S6Ep17] Team name: The Curtain Callers

Round 1: 10 dates of feast and commemoration days [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show the names of 10 days that are marked or celebrated each year in the UK; we are looking for the 10 corresponding dates.”]

The clues: Burns Night / St Valentine’s Day / St David’s Day / St Patrick’s Day / St George’s Day / St Swithin’s Day / Halloween / All Saints Day / Guy Fawkes Night / St Andrew’s Day

The answers: 25th January / 14th February / 1st March / 17th March / 23rd April / 15th July / 31st October / 1st November / 5th November / 30th November

Round 2: The first 10 songs in the musical ‘Oliver!’ [From the 1960 stage musical by Lionel Bart; does not include Prologue or Overture, the song ‘Oliver!’, or ‘That’s your funeral’ which was not in the programme for the first performances.]

Food, Glorious Food / I Shall Scream / Boy For Sale / Where is Love? / Consider Yourself / You’ve got to Pick a Pocket or Two / It’s a Fine Life / I’d Do Anything / Be Back Soon / Oom Pah-Pah

Round 3: Top 10 national women’s football teams [According to FIFA rankings released 10 December 2021.]

United States / Sweden / Germany / France / Netherlands / Canada / Brazil / England / Spain / North Korea

Round 4: The first 10 actors to play the Doctor in ‘Dr Who’ [From the first Doctor in 1963 to the 10th Doctor; this only includes numbered Doctors, according to the canon of Doctors listed on the BBC’s doctorwho.tv website.]

William Hartnell / Patrick Troughton / Jon Pertwee / Tom Baker / Peter Davison / Colin Baker / Sylvester McCoy / Paul McGann / Christopher Eccleston / David Tennant

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): 10 last names of people called Sarah [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 descriptions of famous people commonly known by the first name Sarah; we are looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Presenter of Channel 4’s ‘Property Ladder’ / Original Christine in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ / Designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress / ‘Blue Peter’ presenter from 1980 / Plays Catherine in ‘Happy Valley’ / Comedian with 2021 ‘Bobby Dazzler’ tour / Governor of Alaska from 2006 / Actor in ‘Cutting It’ and ‘Bancroft’ / Paralympian gold medalist in cycling and swimming / Author of ‘Tipping the Velvet’

The answers: Beeny / Brightman / Burton / Greene / Lancashire / Millican / Palin / Parish / Storey / Waters

Final Round: The first 10 words of five or more letters in ‘Karma Chameleon’ [The Culture Club 1983 #1 single; “for fairness …” because some versions begin with the word “desert” rather than “there’s”, neither of these words are acceptable answers; nor are the contracted words “doesn’t” of “didn’t”; does not include “Karma” or “Chameleon” as these words appear in the question.]

Lovin’ / Listen / Would / Without / Conviction / Contradiction / Colours / Would / Green / Wicked

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