City Press’ kasi competency quiz

2017-02-19 09:03

To establish how well DJ Anita Ronge knows the kasi, City Press reporters drew up a Kasi Competency Test. She scored eight out of 11. Mnxm.

Q: What do black families eat for lunch on Sundays?

A: Seven colours.


Q: Which is the most popular township cigarette brand?

A: Peter Stuyvesant.


Q: It’s late at night and you are driving home. There’s a man on the pavement, drunk, weak and almost speechless. Do you help him or
drive by?

A: Depends who I am with. If I’m alone, I will drive by.

WE’LL GIVE IT TO HER: But most people drive by

Q: You’re having an afternoon cigarette and this lad comes up to you and says “skyf” without even greeting. Do you help?

A: Yeah of course, that how it goes in ekasi.


Q: Of all the modern hairstyles we see among boys, which is mostly likely to be seen in Tembisa?

A: Maybe it’s the blonde hairstyle?

WRONG: Chiskop

Q: A known man in the area shows up and finds you hanging out with friends at a car wash and starts making conversation. Before you know it, he picks up your ingudu and starts drinking mercilessly. Do you tell him to buy his own or let him continue until he quenches his thirst?

A: Let him continue until he quenches his thirst. He will probably buy the next round.

PROBABLY RIGHT: But rather refrain from ingudu and drink canned beer. No one has the heart to drink from someone else’s can

Q: You are hosting a party at a tavern at the weekend and everyone knows about it. But a sick elder next door dies on the eve of your event. Does the long-planned party continue?

A: No, it doesn’t.


Q: Can you remember the last time a township resident gave you directions? Were they on point or hilarious?

A: They were correct, but in a funny way. They always say: ‘When you pass the big tree, you just go strrraight and then you will find the place!’

CORRECT: Directions given in English are hilarious

Q: You bought something from a tuck shop only to find out the item is faulty or has expired. The seller is an Ethiopian who speaks no English or Nguni. Do you let it go or try explaining until he gets you?

A: I will try and explain, but if he doesn’t get it, I will let it go.

CORRECT: Explaining your problem results in endless arguing. The best thing to do is walk away. Anyway, fighting makes you look like a xenophobe

Q: Your phone rings at night as you walk home. Do you pull it out of your pocket and answer, or let it ring until you’re in a safe space?

A: I will answer it.


Q: What is a stop-nonsense?

A: I don’t know.

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