Quiz #234: 4 May-18 May

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Below are the answers to Quiz #233: 30 March-4 May, which appeared in the 2 April edition of the magazine.

1. True or false? Pharmaceutical manufacturer Adcock Ingram reached a deal to buy Plush Professional Leather Care.


2. On 16 March, Ninety One began trading on the Johannesburg and London bourses. What was the newly-listed company previously known as?


3. In mid-March, the minister of sport, arts and culture criticised the organisers of the Comrades Marathon for not cancelling the event amid the coronavirus pandemic. The said minister is:

Nathi Mthethwa.

4. True or false? The South African Reserve Bank Act prohibits foreigners from owning shares in the central bank.


5. Name the CEO of Anglo American.

Mark Cutifani.    

6. True or false? The Airports Company SA appointed Siphamandla Mthethwa as the new chief executive officer with effect from 1 May 2020.


7. SA food producer Libstar recently reported a 10.9{e93887a69cdd95d753f466db084bbc3aa0067124675315461d28d68a72842cc2} rise in normalised headline earnings for the year ended 31 December. Which of the following products is made by Libstar?

Lancewood cheese.      

8. True or false? Zimbabwe’s government suspended the transfer of local dual-listed shares to foreign stock exchanges.


9. Rob Shuter announced that he is stepping down from his role as CEO of which company in March 2021?



True or false? SA is a net exporter of rice.


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