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Quiz #199: 10 - 17 September

Sep 09 2018 15:30
finweek team

This week we’re giving away a copy of Vusi: Business & Life Lessons from a Black Dragon. For a chance to win, complete the latest quiz here.  

 

Here are the answers to the quiz that appeared in the 30 August issue of finweek:

 

1. From which country was former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan?

 Ghana

2. 50 rhino horns worth an estimated $12m were seized at an airport in Southeast Asia in mid-August. In which country was this?

Malaysia 

3. True or false? A box set of The Eagles’ greatest hits has surpassed Michael Jackson’s Thriller as the biggest selling album of all time.

True

 

4. When Queen Elizabeth II passes away, an operation will be set in motion to coordinate events after her death. What is the code name of this operation?

London Bridge 

5. Omarosa Manigault Newman, who served as the director of communications for the office of public liaison in the Trump administration, has released a memoir about her time working with the current US president. What is the name of her book? 

Unhinged

 

6. Name the outgoing CEO and executive director of AngloGold Ashanti.

Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan

 

7. Legendary singer and music icon Aretha Franklin passed away on 16 August. How old was she?

 76 years

8. True or false? On 20 August, a drive-by shooting took place at the US embassy in Egypt.

False

9. Where did Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile stage his sleepout 

in an attempt to secure a presidential pardon for aiming a slingshot at police while protesting? 

The Union Buildings

 

10. Name the capital city of Cameroon.

Yaoundé

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