Bail-outs, Chumps And Shawbrook Bank: The Mortgage Solutions News Quiz 23 Aug 2013

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Test your knowledge of the latest news with this quick quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following needs another bail-out?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Cyprus

    • C. 

      RBS

  • 2. 
    Two-thirds of brokers have reported cases affected by Japanese Knotweed. What proportion saw their case fall through as a result?
    • A. 

      3%

    • B. 

      19%

    • C. 

      28%

  • 3. 
    Shawbrook Bank had to fend off a clone website this week. How did the imposter style itself?
    • A. 

      Shawbrook Online Bank

    • B. 

      Shawz Online Brook

    • C. 

      Shawbrookz Mortgagez

  • 4. 
    The Financial Conduct Authority cancelled an adviser’s permissions this week because he had failed to pay his fees. How much did he owe them?
    • A. 

      £5,234

    • B. 

      £15,893

    • C. 

      £21,348

  • 5. 
    What, according to the British Property Federation, are landlords not?
    • A. 

      Skilled immigration officers

    • B. 

      Energy efficiency experts

    • C. 

      Worse than tenants

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is ‘back to black’?
    • A. 

      The Treasury

    • B. 

      The major UK banks

    • C. 

      Wonga's brand colours

  • 7. 
     The government is considering introducing space standards into new build homes. What has it rejected?
    • A. 

      Cycle storage

    • B. 

      Communal swimming pools

    • C. 

      Natural light

  • 8. 
    In which part of the country are property sellers most likely to reduce their asking price?
    • A. 

      Barnsley

    • B. 

      Wolverhampton

    • C. 

      Edinburgh

  • 9. 
    The Green Deal launched in January to help households increase the energy efficiency of their homes. How many plans are now live?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      49

    • C. 

      523

  • 10. 
    Who did the boss of a credit card firm embroiled in a mis-selling scandal describe as “a bit of a chump”?
    • A. 

      The judge at his trial

    • B. 

      A consumer mis-sold insurance

    • C. 

      Himself