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Quiz #198: 27 Aug - 3 Sep

Aug 23 2018 12:48
finweek team

How up to date are you with current affairs? Find out by completing our new quiz, here.

Here are the answers to the quiz that appeared in the 16 August edition of finweek.

1. On 5 August an Indonesian island was struck by a second earthquake in the space of a week. Name the island.

Lombok

 

2. Who is the CEO of Sappi?

Stephen Binnie

 

3. One of the world’s most respected newspapers released an exposé on Deputy President David Mabuza in early August. Name the paper.

The New York Times

 

4. True or false? Patricia de Lille will be vacating her office as mayor of Cape Town on 31 August.

False, she will leave office on 31 October.

 

5. Liverpool FC signed Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker for a world-record amount in July. How much was it? 

€75m

 

6. An alleged assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took place on 4 August. In which city was this?

Caracas

 

7. Name the current minister of water and sanitation.

Nomvula Mokonyane

 

8. What is the approximate population of Luxembourg?

600 000

 

9. True or false? On 31 July some of Britain’s crown jewels were stolen in a daring daytime heist.

False, the Swedish crown jewels were stolen in a heist on 31 July.

 

10. True or false? Apple is the first publicly-owned company to reach a $1tr market capitalisation.

True

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