Fraud, WMD And Stephen Hester! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Fraud Quizzes & Trivia

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Less than a fifth of Brits believe banks are well run. What was the proportion in 1983?
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      68%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 2. 
    Which of the following will English pupils study in future?
    • A. 

      The Help to Buy scheme

    • B. 

      Financial products and interest rates

    • C. 

      How to achieve a bank bail-out

  • 3. 
    By how much does RICS want house inflation to be capped?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      6.5%

    • C. 

      10%

  • 4. 
    TSB bank launched this week. Who originally established it?
    • A. 

      Reverend Robert Runcie

    • B. 

      Reverend Henry Duncan

    • C. 

      Father Duncan O'Reilly

  • 5. 
    What, according to a think-tank this week, does not look healthy?
    • A. 

      The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme

    • B. 

      George Osborne's new hairstyle

    • C. 

      Medium-term prospects for growth

  • 6. 
    Who or what is running a poetry competition, and what is the theme?
    • A. 

      Mark Carney; female bankers

    • B. 

      Newbury Building Society; mutual respect

    • C. 

      The Financial Conduct Authority; regulation

  • 7. 
    Why, according to rumours, did the Treasury force Stephen Hester out of RBS?
    • A. 

      He wanted to crank up repossessions

    • B. 

      He clashed with them over capital requirements

    • C. 

      They didn’t want to pay him anymore

  • 8. 
    What are not ‘exotic weapons of financial mass destruction’?
    • A. 

      High LTV mortgages

    • B. 

      Mortgage-backed securities

    • C. 

      Syrian pension funds

  • 9. 
     Vince Cable said house prices were rising sharply in London, the South East and where?
    • A. 

      North East Scotland

    • B. 

      South West Wales

    • C. 

      Manchester

  • 10. 
    A landlord has been jailed for a multi-million pound fraud. What was his former job?
    • A. 

      A bank teller

    • B. 

      A packager

    • C. 

      A policeman

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