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83-200909 - Economics in the News - 20 September 2009...

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www.tutor2u.net Economics in the News - 20 September 2009 Q u e s t i o n s 1. Based on the latest figures, if you put the kettle on, in the 1 minute and 40 seconds it takes to boil, the UK government will have borrowed ( )£12.7 million ( )£400,000 ( )£2.6 million ( )£5.4 million 2. The Fraser Institute - a Canadian Think-Tank published a free-market 'economic freedom' index this week. Which country came top? ( )Hong Kong ( )China ( )United States ( )Denmark 3. Since July 2009 the total number of Facebook users has ( )Grown by 20 million ( )Grown by 50 million ( )Stayed the same ( )Fallen - more people have left than have signed up 4. A tax on global foreign exchange transactions has been proposed this week. Which economist first proposed the idea? ( )John Maynard Keynes ( )Alan Greenspan ( )James Tobin ( )Joseph Stiglitz 5. Thousands of new university students are still to get their student loans. What is the current level of tuition fees for students in England and Northern Ireland? ( )Up to £3225 a year
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