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www.tutor2u.net The Biz Quiz 13 May 2011 1. Lloyds Banking Group has provided £3.4bn for settling the costs of which consumer scandal? ( )Mis-selling of endowment mortgages ( )Not paying interest on bank account deposits ( )Payment protection insurance ( )Investing in imaginary Wall Street deposits 2. What did Thorntons blame for its most recent warning that profits will be much lower than investor expectations? ( )Increasing prices of cocoa beans ( )Cold weather on Mothers' Day ( )The Royal Wedding ( )Hot weather over Easter 3. Which long-running industrial dispute has just been settled? ( )Unite / British Airways ( )Equity / BBC ( )Unison / NHS ( )Disputos / Ryanair 4. Sir Stelios Haji-Ionnaou has called for a change of strategic direction at which business? ( )easyEnergy ( )easyInternet ( )easyHotel ( )easyJet 5. Microsoft has agreed to pay $8.5bn to buy which business? ( )Cisco Systems ( )Twitter ( )Skype ( )Yahoo
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www.tutor2u.net 6. Which social network is to float on the US stock market valuing it at around $600m?
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Unformatted text preview: ( )LinkedIn ( )Dropbox ( )Bing ( )Apple Ping 7. Major energy firm Centrica has said that it plans to significantly reduce its investment programme. What is the main reason? ( )Lack of cash ( )Higher oil prices ( )Higher UK business taxes ( )Lower interest rates 8. A group of former MG Rover directors have been barred from taking management positions for several years. Who are the group known as? ( )The Phoenix Four ( )The Bized Three ( )The Fat Cat Five ( )The Shameful Six 9. Which national UK DIY retail chain has fallen into administration? ( )B&Q ( )Homebase ( )Do-it-All ( )Focus 10. Jaguar has unveiled plans to build a luxury petrol-electric hybrid supercar in the UK, priced at 700,000. How many does it expect to sell in the first year? ( )1,700 ( )77 ( )250 ( )13,000 www.tutor2u.net Answers 1 Payment protection insurance 2 Hot weather over Easter 3 Unite / British Airways 4 easyJet 5 Skype 6 LinkedIn 7 Higher UK business taxes 8 The Phoenix Four 9 Focus 10 250...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course ECO 3032 taught by Professor Danielomurgo during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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