Quiz #165: 7-11 June

Jun 07 2017 14:16
Stefanie Muller

This week we are giving away Lorenzo Fioramonti's Wellbeing Economy: Success in a World without Growth, which outlines how South Africa - and the world - can benefit from changing the way the current growth-orientated economies function. 

Another lucky entrant will receive a copy of The Republic of Gupta: A Story of State Capture by Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

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Answers for Quiz #165:

1. What was finweek’s cover story about last week (18 May edition)?  
Offshore investing

2. Which DA member recently landed in hot water for 'liking' a Facebook page calling Helen Zille a racist?
Mbali Ntuli

3. True or false? Safaricom is a mobile operator from Kenya.

4. What type of malware is WannaCry, which infected thousands of devices across the globe?

5. True or false? EFF supporters protested outside the Eskom offices on the day reinstated CEO Brian Molefe returned.
False, they were Cope and DA supporters.

6. Head of the Hawks Berning Ntlemeza is involved in a spat with which minister?
Minister of police Fikile Mbalula

7. Name the capital city of North Korea.

8. True or false? The US has stated it may expand its laptop ban in hand luggage to include inbound flights from Europe.

9. Which singer recently announced that she was founding a charity to pay fans’ college tuitions and loans?
Nicki Minaj

Bonus question in magazine:

10. With which company did takealot merge in 2015?

Answers for the quiz published in the 1 June edition of finweek (not published online):

1. Who is currently the CEO of Vodacom?
Shameel Joosub

2. True or false? President of the United States, Donald Trump, recently visited Saudi Arabia.

3. True or false? Brazilian President Michel Temer has been enveloped in a cloud of scandal.

4. Which US automaker recently announced that it was shutting down operations in SA?
General Motors

5. Who is the reigning king of the Zulu people?
Goodwill Zwelithini

6. What is a common feature of the flags belonging to the Nordic countries?
A cross

7. True or false? Kampala is the capital of Mali.
False, it is the capital of Uganda.

8. Which minister was recently embroiled in a sexting scandal?
Jeff Radebe

9. In SA, by what colloquial name are illegal miners known?
Zama zama

10. The Black Business Council (BBC) recently ended its relationship with Busa. What does Busa stand for?
Business Unity South Africa