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  1. The majority of mutual fund shares are held by institutional investors.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  2. United States government-sponsored enterprises, created by Congress, are responsible today for more than three quarters of the residential mortgage loans in the United States.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    A) True
  3. Regulatory cooperation has resulted in financial institutions headquartered in different countries being subject to the same regulatory rules.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    A) True  
  4. Loans made by consumer finance companies are considered to be less risky than consumer installment loans granted by other financial institutions such as banks and credit unions.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  5. Loans made to life insurance policyholders represent a relatively stable claim on the industry's assets.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  6. The total financial assets held by life insurers in 2009 was around:  

    A) $3.5 trillion.  
    B) $5.5 trillion.  
    C) $6.5 trillion.  
    D) $7.5 trillion.  
    E) none of the above
    E) none of the above
  7. The total financial assets outstanding for property-casualty insurers in 2009 was:  

    A) $820 billion.  
    B) $950 billion.  
    C) $1.3 trillion.  
    D) $2.7 trillion.  
    E) none of the above
    C) $1.3 trillion.  
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Returns on the equity capital of consumer-oriented finance companies average over __________ the equity capital returns of commercial finance companies.  

    A) quadruple  
    B) triple  
    C) half  
    D) double  
    E) none of the above
    D) double
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. U.S. government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), created by Congress, are responsible today for more than ___________ of the residential mortgage loans in the United States.  

    A) one third  
    B) one half  
    C) two thirds  
    D) three quarters  
    E) none of the above
    D) three quarters
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Finance companies are very often referred to as:  

    A) the department stores of consumer and business credit.  
    B) illegal firms.  
    C) the candy stores of finance.  
    D) holders of U.S. Treasury bonds.  
    E) none of the above
    A) the department stores of consumer and business credit.  
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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