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Quiz #231: 2 March-9 March

Mar 01 2020 18:03
finweek team

Have some fun with our entrepreneur-themed quiz by completing the online version of this quiz here and you could win a copy of Searching through dustbins: An authentic account of the birth of a business by Abed Tau. The answers will be published right here on 16 March 2020. Good luck!

Below are the answers to the questions to ‘Quiz #230: 17 February-2 March, which appeared in the 20 February edition of the magazine.

1. The constitutional court of Malawi made a historic decision to overturn the 2019 disputed election results, ordering a fresh election. Who won the May 2019 poll?

Peter Mutharika.

2. The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, was born in:

South Africa.

3. Name the German ambassador to South Africa, Lesotho and Eswatini.

Martin Schäfer.

4. True or false? Paper and packaging group Sappi reported a drop in profits at the company’s results for the first quarter of 2020.

True.

5. In which US city was the 2020 Super Bowl played?

Miami.

6. True or false? Oil prices have been surging following the coronavirus outbreak.

True.

7. On 4 February 2020, Judge Dhayanithie Pillay ordered the arrest of former president Jacob Zuma, who has also faced accusations by witnesses at which ongoing commission of inquiry?

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture.

8. Trade union federation Cosatu recently proposed using R250bn of pension money managed by the Public Investment Corporation to pay down the debt of which public enterprise?

Eskom.

9. True or false? The value of Naspers’ stake in China’s tech giant Tencent is R1.5tr.

True.

BONUS QUESTION IN THE MAGAZINE:

US sanctions against Cuba have made life tough for rum producers on the island. What is the capital city of Cuba?

Havana.

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