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83-121009 - Economics in the News - 12 October 2009...

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www.tutor2u.net Economics in the News - 12 October 2009 Questions 1. Match the power companies with the country of their major owner Choice Correct Match Match Scottish Power French nPower German edf Energy Spanish Scottish and Southern Energy UK 2. Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to invest in the world's biggest ship to house liquefied gas from their Australian field. The ship will be as long as (approx) ( )5 soccer pitches ( )3 netball courts ( )18 Tiger Woods drives ( )The Channel Tunnel 3. The Royal Mail is facing a national postal strike. Which organisation withdrew a major contract with Royal Mail to deliver their mail? ( )Play.com ( )Readers Digest ( )Amazon.co.uk ( )WH Smith 4. Given a choice between Door A (behind which there is £40 for certain) and Door B which offers a 50% chance of £10 or a 50% chance of £70, a risk-averse individual is most likely to choose ( )Door B ( )Door A
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