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Quiz #195: 16 - 23 July

Jul 12 2018 13:06
finweek team

Fancy yourself a general knowledge whizz? Find out if you really are by completing our quiz here.

  

Here are the answers to the quiz that appeared in the 5 July issue:

 

1.     Which British singer-songwriter will be performing in SA for the first time in March 2019?

 

Ed Sheeran

 

2.     True or false? Yolande van Biljon has been appointed as the new SABC CEO.

 

False, she was appointed as the new CFO.

 

3.     Recep Tayyip Erdogan achieved a decisive victory in national elections on 24 June, lengthening his 15-year grip on power as president of which country?

 

Turkey

 

4.     True or false? Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa was present at a Zanu-PF rally in Bulawayo in June when a bomb exploded.

 

True

 

5.     On 21 June, a famed gorilla, known for mastering sign language and building a rapport with humans, died in California at the age of 46. What was her name? 

 

Koko

 

6.     True or false? Marin Cilic was crowned Queen’s Club champion for the second time as the Croatian beat Novak Djokovic in the final.

True

 

7.     Beyoncé and Jay-Z recently released a new music video which was filmed in a world-famous museum. Name the museum.

The Louvre

 

8.     After nearly 27 years of disagreement between Greece and Macedonia about the latter country’s name, the two sides have settled on going forward which of the following names? 

North Macedonia

 

9.     Veteran South African photographer David Goldblatt died on 25 June. How old was he?

 

87

 

10.  Who is the captain of England’s soccer team? 

Harry Kane

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