Quiz #219: 22 July - 5 August

We are giving away a copy of Range: How generalists triumph in a specialized world by New York Times bestselling author David Epstein.

For your chance to win it, give our quiz a go! You can complete our latest quiz, which appears in the 25 July edition of finweekhere.

Here are the answers to the quiz that appeared in the 4 July edition of finweek.

                     

1. In geology, what is a single-word term normally used to describe a volcano that scientists believe will never erupt again?

Extinct

                  

2. South African politician and daughter of anti-apartheid activists Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Zindzi Mandela, is currently serving as SA’s ambassador to which country:

Denmark

                     

3. True or false? Naspers is listed on the JSE, Euronext Amsterdam and the London Stock Exchange.

False

                                                        

4. A type of coordinated movement by spectators in a stadium was named after which country when it occurred during the 1986 Soccer World Cup finals?

Mexico

                     

5. If someone is in a difficult situation, they are said to be skating on what kind of ice?

Thin

                  

6. Heita is a South African slang expression to say                      .

Hello

           

7. What gem stone is traditionally given as a gift for a 55th wedding anniversary?

Emerald

          

8. South Africa’s consumer price inflation increased in May 2019 to:

4.5%

                       

9. True or false? Phakamani Hadebe is the CEO of Eskom.

False

           

BONUS QUESTION IN THE MAGAZINE:

                       

10. Which three countries are hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup?

Canada, Mexico and the United States

                          

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