TV Stars, Tax Evaders & The Co-OP: The Mortgage Solutions News Quiz 6 Sept 2013

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did ex-Co-op Bank boss Neville Richardson describe a former Britannia loan book?
    • A. 

      “Near-sub-prime lite”

    • B. 

      “Impaired central”

    • C. 

      "Quite normal"

  • 2. 
    How many months has the Bank of England held the base rate at 0.5%?
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      54

  • 3. 
    What, according to taxman slang, are property tax evaders?
    • A. 

      Moonlighters

    • B. 

      Ghosts

    • C. 

      Witches

  • 4. 
    How did Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio describe the £600,000 limit on Help to Buy?
    • A. 

      A little high

    • B. 

      Appropriate

    • C. 

      Stingy

  • 5. 
    Where is the Co-op Bank, according to investors?
    • A. 

      A fool’s paradise

    • B. 

      Cloud cuckoo land

    • C. 

      3 Balloon Street, Manchester

  • 6. 
     Which of the following was former RBS boss Fred Goodwin obsessed with?
    • A. 

      Monitoring the risk of mortgage-backed securities

    • B. 

      Malt whisky

    • C. 

      Christmas cards

  • 7. 
    What did the Adam Smith Institute say Help to Buy would do?
    • A. 

      Blow air into the housing bubble

    • B. 

      Take a bite out of the credit crunch

    • C. 

      Raise the bottom rung of the housing ladder

  • 8. 
     Who is the most complained-about mortgage lender?
    • A. 

      Bank of Ireland

    • B. 

      Bank of Scotland

    • C. 

      Santander

  • 9. 
    How much do tenants aged between 20 and 35 earn a year?
    • A. 

      £19,389

    • B. 

      £22,431

    • C. 

      £34,084

  • 10. 
    A property entrepreneur has been banned from director roles. What TV show did he appear in?
    • A. 

      Homes under the Hammer

    • B. 

      Grand Designs

    • C. 

      Britain's Got Talent

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