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  1. While its liabilities in fiscal deficit continue to rise, PBGC has only limited authority to regulate insured pensions and a relatively small line of credit available from the U.S. Treasury in case of financial emergencies.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    A) True
  2. The most rapidly growing investment company of the past decade, the hedge fund, is almost totally free of government controls.  
    A) True  
    B) False
    A) True  
  3. In comparison to other industrialized nations, the U.S. banking industry is less regulated.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  4. Under the terms of the Riegle-Neil Interstate Banking Act, an individual state can block interstate acquisitions of banks by bank holding companies, but cannot block interstate branching.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  5. A bank or thrift institution can be closed by federal regulators if its ratio of tangible equity capital to total assets falls below 5% for more than 90 days.  

    A) True  
    B) False
    B) False
  6. The maximum insurance limit on qualified retirement deposits was raised from:  

    A) $100,000 to $500,000.  
    B) $100,000 to $300,000.  
    C) $100,000 to $200,000.  
    D) $100,000 to $700,000.  
    E) none of the above
    E) none of the above
  7. In the United States, insider trading activities are investigated predominantly by the:  

    A) Department of Justice.  
    B) Federal Trade Commission.  
    C) Federal Reserve Board.  
    D) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  
    E) none of the above
    D) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA):  

    A) granted employees the right to join a pension program.  
    B) created the PBGC.  
    C) insured defined-contribution plans.  
    D) all of the above  
    E) A and B only  
    F) A and C only
    E) A and B only  
  9. The law that permits customers of some financial-service providers to stop the sharing of some nonpublic personal information with other firms, such as telemarking firms, is called:  

    A) The Glass-Steagall Act.  
    B) The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act.  
    C) The Privacy Act.  
    D) The Financial Services Modernization Act.
    E) none of the above
    D) The Financial Services Modernization Act.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The Basel I Agreement stipulated that banks in all participating nations have a minimum ratio of total capital to risk-weighted assets of:  

    A) 5%.  
    B) 8%.  
    C) 2%.  
    D) 10%.  
    E) none of the above
    B) 8%.  
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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