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Quiz #200: 24 Sep - 1 Oct

Sep 19 2018 10:24
finweek team

You can complete our latest quiz here.

 

Here are the answers to Quiz #199, which appeared in the 13 September edition of finweek.

 

1.     During the first weekend of September, a fire gutted the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. In what year was the museum founded?

1818

  

2.     True or false? In late August the Central Bank of Nigeria ordered MTN to refund over $9bn, which the telecoms company allegedly illegally repatriated. 

False, it was just over $8bn.

 

3.     Name the chair of the commission of inquiry into governance and administration at the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

Retired judge Robert Nugent

 

4.     Theresa May’s recent visit to South Africa was the first time in several years that a sitting UK prime minister visited the country. When was the last time such a visit took place?

2011

 

5.     On 3 September a judge found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years. In which country was this? 

Myanmar

 

6.     True or false? Scotland has become the first country to provide free sanitary products to students at schools, colleges and universities.

True

 

7.     For how many years did John McCain serve as a senator?

 

31

 

8.     True or false? On 3 September the minister of health, Aaron Motsoaledi, announced that the outbreak of Listeria in South Africa is over.

True

 

9.     The 75th Venice International Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 29 August to 8 September. Which film won the Golden Lion at last year’s festival?

 

The Shape of Water

 

BONUS QUESTION IN MAGAZINE

 

Since 2014, Woolworths has owned an upmarket Australian department store. Name this store.

 

David Jones

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