Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

1. How many United States cities are included in CNBC.com’s The World’s Best Places to Live 2011?

A. Five
B. Three
C. Two
D. Correct Answer: None

2. UK mortgage approvals rose more than expected in October although the overall picture for lending remained depressed. Mortgage approvals in October were:

A. the highest since Jan 2007
B. the highest since Dec 2010
C. the highest ever
D. Correct Answer: the highest since Dec 2009

3. Since September, how many billion dollars worth of Hong Kong listings have been shelved because of volatile markets, according to the story Hong Kong IPO Rush Is a Sign of Bearishness: Strategist

A. more than $ 2 billion
B. more than $ 3 billion
C. Correct Answer: more than $ 4 billion
D. more than $ 5 billion