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83-041009 - Economics in the News 4 October 2009 Questions...

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www.tutor2u.net Economics in the News – 4 O c t o b e r 2009 Q u e s t i o n s 1. Match the countries with the value of USA Treasury securities owned at the end of July 2009 Choice Correct Match Match Mainland China $118bn Japan $138bn UK $220bn Brazil $724bn Russia $800bn 2. In 2008 in the UK there were 2.15 million enterprises registered for tax. Match the type of business with the % of total enterprises Choice Correct Match Match Companies 14% Sole traders 24% Partnerships 4% Govt & other 58% 3. Premier Inn, Beefeater and Brewers Fayre restaurants and Taybarns pubs are all owned by which business? ( )Hilton Hotels ( )Whitbread ( )Mitchells and Butlers ( )Punch Taverns 4. Which newspaper - now under Russian ownership - is about to become free? ( )Edinburgh Evening Record ( )Bristol Evening Gazette ( )Manchester Evening News ( )London Evening Standard
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www.tutor2u.net 5. The unemployment rate across the 16 countries that use the euro has risen as the effects of recession continue to be felt. Which country has the highest rate in the EU?
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