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“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 19 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 22]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 19 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 22 (S6Ep22).

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 19 October 2022

[S6Ep22] Team name: The Bournemouth Supremacy

Round 1: The 10 capital cities nearest Dublin [Capitals of countries that are UN members in their own right.]

Round 2: 10 groups with one-word names by their first UK Number 1 [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will…” show the titles of 10 UK #1 singles released by groups that have a one-word name and the year the single reached #1; please give the names of the 10 corresponding groups.]

The Clues: Barbie Girl (1997) / Heart of Glass (1979) / Too Close (2001) / You Said No (2003) / Viva La Vida (2008) / House of Fun (1982) / Rude (2004) / Some Might Say (1995) / Tragedy (1998) / Freak Like Me (2002)

Round 3: Top 10 England Test Match captains since 1960 [The 10 men who have captained the England Test team on the most occasions since 1960; according to ESPNcricinfo as of 19 January 2022.]

Round 4: 10 people whose first name is Dick [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will…” show 10 people known by the first name of Dick; give their surnames.]

The clues: Rangers & Sunderland manager / Creator and illustrator of ‘Miffy’ books / US Vice President 2001-09 / Regular ‘Wacky Races’ villain / ‘Ooh you are awful’ comedian / Olympic gold high jumper (1968) / Wrote ‘The Sheep Pig’ (1983) / Robber, rider of the legendary horse Black Bess / Bert in ‘Mary Poppins’ (1964) / London Lord Mayor and pantomime hero

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The first 10 mammals alphabetically on the Pets At Home website [These mammals all have a dedicated page on the website.]

Final Round: The Masked Singer: The 10 one-word character names on ‘The Masked Singer’ 2022 [As the characters are listed on the ITV website, as of 1 January 2022.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 19 October 2022, S6Ep22, The Bournemouth Supremacy

All 5 members of The Bournemouth Supremacy made it to the final round playing for 3.5k and named 9 of the 10 one-word character names on ‘The Masked Singer’ 2022. The remaining answer: Bagpipes.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 19 October 2022

[S6Ep22] Team name: The Bournemouth Supremacy

Round 1: The 10 capital cities nearest Dublin [Capitals of countries that are UN members in their own right.]

London / Amsterdam / Brussels / Paris / Luxembourg / Bern / Copenhagen / Oslo / Vaduz / Berlin

Round 2: 10 groups with one-word names by their first UK Number 1 [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will…” show the titles of 10 UK #1 singles released by groups that have a one-word name and the year the single reached #1; please give the names of the 10 corresponding groups.]

The Clues: Barbie Girl (1997) / Heart of Glass (1979) / Too Close (2001) / You Said No (2003) / Viva La Vida (2008) / House of Fun (1982) / Rude (2004) / Some Might Say (1995) / Tragedy (1998) / Freak Like Me (2002)

The answers: Aqua / Blondie / Blue / Busted / Coldplay / Madness / Magic! / Oasis / Steps / Sugababes

Round 3: Top 10 England Test Match captains since 1960 [The 10 men who have captained the England Test team on the most occasions since 1960; according to ESPNcricinfo as of 19 January 2022.]

Joe Root / Alastair Cook / Michael Atherton / Michael Vaughan / Andrew Strauss / Nasser Hussain / Graham Gooch / David Gower / Mike Brearley / Ray Illingworth

Round 4: 10 people whose first name is Dick [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will…” show 10 people known by the first name of Dick; give their surnames.]

The clues: Rangers & Sunderland manager / Creator and illustrator of ‘Miffy’ books / US Vice President 2001-09 / Regular ‘Wacky Races’ villain / ‘Ooh you are awful’ comedian / Olympic gold high jumper (1968) / Wrote ‘The Sheep Pig’ (1983) / Robber, rider of the legendary horse Black Bess / Bert in ‘Mary Poppins’ (1964) / London Lord Mayor and pantomime hero

The answers: Advocaat / Bruna / Cheney / Dastardly / Emery / Fosbury / King-Smith / Turpin / Van Dyke / Whittington

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The first 10 mammals alphabetically on the Pets At Home website [These mammals all have a dedicated page on the website.]

Cat / Chinchilla / Degu / Dog / Ferret / Gerbil / Guinea pig / Hamster / Mouse / Rabbit

Final Round: The Masked Singer: The 10 one-word character names on ‘The Masked Singer’ 2022 [As the characters are listed on the ITV website, as of 1 January 2022.]

Bagpipes / Chandelier / Doughnuts / Firework / Lionfish / Mushroom / Panda / Poodle / Robobunny / Rockhopper

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