Criminals, Ministers & Help To Buy: The Mortgage Solutions News Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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News Quizzes & Trivia

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do brokers prize most in a lender?
    • A. 

      Clear criteria

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Friendly BDMs

  • 2. 
    Who is Janet Yellen?
    • A. 

      The next US Fed chair

    • B. 

      The IMF head

    • C. 

      The shadow housing minister

  • 3. 
    Which lender has just hired its first BDM?
    • A. 

      Auchtermuchty BS

    • B. 

      Mansfield BS

    • C. 

      HSBC

  • 4. 
    Which G7 state got the biggest IMF economic upgrade?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      The UK

  • 5. 
    Who is the new housing minister?
    • A. 

      Mark Prisk

    • B. 

      Kris Hopkins

    • C. 

      Nick Boles

  • 6. 
    How many Help to Buy 1 reservations have been made?
    • A. 

      9,000

    • B. 

      13,000

    • C. 

      15,000

  • 7. 
    Who is the UK National Crime Agency targeting?
    • A. 

      Cyber criminals

    • B. 

      Mortgage brokers

    • C. 

      Investment bankers

  • 8. 
    Which top 6 lender has not yet signed up to Help to Buy 2?
    • A. 

      Barclays

    • B. 

      Nationwide

    • C. 

      Santander

  • 9. 
     What was the average outstanding mortgage size in June 2013?
    • A. 

      £95,883

    • B. 

      £174,382

    • C. 

      £198,389

  • 10. 
    Which line is in our blogger’s Brokers’ Prayer?
    • A. 

      Give us this day our self-certs

    • B. 

      Lead us not into fraud

    • C. 

      But deliver us from bridging