Football, Banks And Payday Loans: The Mortgage Solutions News Quiz 21 June 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Test your knowledge of the week's events with this quick quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gross mortgage lending in May rose how much on the previous month?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      67%

    • C. 

      21%

  • 2. 
    Outgoing Bank of England governor Mervyn King has compared his time there to a football game. How did he extend the metaphor?
    • A. 

      He was always scoring own goals

    • B. 

      There were red cards and an angry crowd

    • C. 

      The managers were always getting sacked

  • 3. 
    Which lender pulled its entire buy-to-let range this week?
    • A. 

      Melton Mowbray

    • B. 

      Saffron

    • C. 

      Lloyds

  • 4. 
    How many years do potential home buyers tend to save for a deposit before giving up?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Six

  • 5. 
    MPs are hoping to tighten rules on payday lending. What, according to one opponent, could their bill end up resembling?
    • A. 

      The Human Rights Act

    • B. 

      The Fox Hunting Act

    • C. 

      The Dangerous Dogs Act

  • 6. 
    Which Irish lender announced this week it is writing off debts of its mortgage customers?
    • A. 

      Allied Irish Banks

    • B. 

      Bank of Ireland

    • C. 

      Anglo Irish Bank

  • 7. 
    This week’s Association of Mortgage Intermediaries dinner included a speech by former soldier Rory Mackenzie. Where else did he speak?
    • A. 

      Wimbledon

    • B. 

      Paralympic Games

    • C. 

      Eurovision Song Contest

  • 8. 
    Which lender released its lowest ever buy-to-let product this week?
    • A. 

      BM Solutions

    • B. 

      Godiva

    • C. 

      The Mortgage Works

  • 9. 
    Which of the following may have made a comeback?
    • A. 

      Mortgage-backed securities

    • B. 

      Self-certified mortgages

    • C. 

      110% loan-to-value products

  • 10. 
    How do MPs think reckless bankers should be punished?
    • A. 

      £1m cap on bonuses

    • B. 

      Stocks (the wooden kind)

    • C. 

      Jail