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03 Nov 2000 00:00
in your ear
So, how widely do you read about radio? More importantly, how well do you listen to your favourite radio station. Try this quiz and find out.
1 This is the country’s most listened to station with 6,7-million listeners:
a Metro FM q b Ukhozi FM q c Safmq
2 And this is the country’s largest regional station with one million listeners:
a Good Hope FMq b P4 Radio (Durban)q c Yfmq
3 Marketeers frequently debate whether one needs to know a station’s frequency or its name.
Match these stations to their frequency:
4 And now for the egos (sorry, personalities): Which of these is not a breakfast DJ? a Chomane Chomaneq b Mark Gillman q c Glen Lewisq
5 This classical music maestro recently made a move from Safm to Classic FM: a Mike Mills q b Rodney Trudgeonq c Jeremy Mansfieldq
6 And this amiable, multi-talented presenter recently jumped ship from Safm to Highveld:
a Sally Burdettq b Patricia Glynnq c Alyce Chavundukaq
7 Now for the real bender: Which of these radiomen does not hold the distinction of working for Radio Bop and Metro FM? a Lawrence Dube (Kaya FM)q b Tim Modise (Safm)q c Justice Ramohlola (Metro FM)q
8 And which of these is also an established club DJ? a DJ Fresh (Yfm)q b Chilli M (Metro FM)q c Logan (Highveld)q
9 These ladies rule the Gauteng airwaves between 9am and noon: match each to her station:
10 Finally, this is arguably Lesedi FM’s most popular presenter who also hosts SABC1’s Ezodumo: a Bennie “Boogie Eyes” Motaungq b Modisane Modiseq c Thuso Motaungq
If you manage to get less than 6 out of 10 on your first attempt, you just prove a point I always make: listeners, they just do not listen.
1 b 2 c 3 i-b; ii-c; iii-a 4 c 5 b 6 c 7 c 8 a 9 i-b; ii-c; iii-a 10 c
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