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Quiz #201: 8 - 15 October

Oct 08 2018 11:00
finweek team

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Here are the answers to the quiz which appeared in the 27 September edition of finweek.

 

 

1.     What is the name of the hurricane that hit the east coast of the US in mid-September?

Florence

 

2.     True or false? In September, Investec announced that it would be separately listing Investec Asset Management from the group.

True

 

3.     Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record when he won a marathon on 16 September. In which city did the race take place?

Berlin

 

4.     True or false? In early September, Apple launched two new iPhones.

False, Apple launched three new iPhone models.

 

 

5.     The Springboks beat the All Blacks in New Zealand on 15 September for this first time in several years. When was the last time they achieved this?

2009

 

6.     True or false? On 16 September, Paul McCartney earned his first solo number-one album in the US in 36 years. 

True

 

7.     Name Vodafone’s incoming CEO.

Nicholas Read

 

8.     True or false? In mid-September, reports emerged that at least four and possibly more of Eskom’s 15 coal-fired power stations had less than 10 days of coal on their stockpiles.

True

 

9.     In September a disease outbreak occurred in Zimbabwe. What disease was it?

Cholera

 

BONUS QUESTION IN MAGAZINE:

 

On what date did the 70th Emmy Awards take place?

17 September

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