Quiz #209: 18 - 25 February

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Here are the answers to the questions that appeared in the 7 February edition.

 

Name the governor of the South African Reserve Bank.

Lesetja Kganyago

 

On 26 January, Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open women’s final. Who did she beat for the title?

Petra Kvitová 

 

True or false? Democratic senator Kamala Harris has announced her 2020 US presidency bid.

True

 

Who received the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Award for best supporting actress?

Emily Blunt

 

Name the capital city of Nepal.

Kathmandu

 

In late January, a torrent of mud pouring from a ruptured mining dam left at least 58 dead and 305 missing in a Brazilian town. What is the name of the town? 

Brumadinho

 

In which German city will you find the Volkswagen headquarters?

Wolfsburg

 

In what year was the World Economic Forum founded?

1971

 

True or false? The Ivory Coast’s president, Alassane Ouattara, has revealed his intention to run for a third five-year term.

True

 

True or false? Verimark shareholders did not approve the company’s proposed delisting from the JSE. 

False

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