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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about US President-elect Donald Trump’s corporate bankruptcies. You’ll hear from special guest Gulalai Ismail, listen to some great music, and of course, there’s the quiz. Just click on the arrow in the photo and enjoy!


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This week’s quiz: On 29 October, I asked you a fact checker question, a “what’s the truth” question about Donald Trump and his corporate bankruptcies. I asked you to tell me how many times Trump had filed bankruptcy for his businesses.

The answer is: Six.

1) Trump Taj Mahal Casino, Atlantic City (1991)
2) Trump’s Castle Casino, Atlantic City (1992)
3) Trump Plaza Casino, Atlantic City (1992)
4) Trump Plaza Hotel, New York City (1992)
5) Trump Hotels and Casinos Resorts (2004)
6) Trump Entertainment Resorts (2009)

The winners are: Royse Cramton from Oak Park, Illinois; Fansu Bolong Janneh from Banjul, The Gambia; RFI Listeners Club members Dr D W Nabi from Middlesex, UK and M Ganesan from Goa, India, and Sharifun Islam Nitu from the RFI Amour Fan Club in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Congratulations winners!

This week’s question ... you'll have to listen to the show to participate. You have until 2 January to enter this week's quiz. The winners will be announced on the 7 January program. When you enter, be sure you send your postal address in with your answer, and if you have one, your RFI Listeners Club membership number.

Send your answers to:


Susan Owensby
RFI – The Sound Kitchen
80, rue Camille Desmoulins
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux


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