Business IQ - Test Your Finance, Vocabulary, Investing Knoweldge

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 2255

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Business IQ - Test Your Finance, Vocabulary, Investing Knoweldge

This will test your knowledge of finance, investing, financial vocabulary, business, companies and economics. It will then rank you into 1 of 5 tiers of business knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Junk bond king.
    • A. 

      John Gutfreund

    • B. 

      Michael Milken

    • C. 

      John Meriweather

    • D. 

      Ivan Boesky

  • 2. 
    Dallas billionaire who sold his company to Yahoo for $6 billion at height of dot com bubble.
    • A. 

      T Boone Pickens

    • B. 

      Mark Cuban

    • C. 

      Jerry Jones

    • D. 

      Jerry Yang

  • 3. 
    Warren Buffett owns:
    • A. 

      AIG

    • B. 

      Geico

    • C. 

      AllState

    • D. 

      Progressive

  • 4. 
    Warren Buffets mentor
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Charlie Munger

    • C. 

      Benjamin Graham

  • 5. 
    Andrew Carnegie made his fortune in:
    • A. 

      Manufacturing

    • B. 

      Finance

    • C. 

      Steel

    • D. 

      Railroads

  • 6. 
    H.L. Hunt made his fortune in:
    • A. 

      Finance

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Railroads

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 7. 
    Jim Rogers and George Soros founded:
    • A. 

      ESL Investments

    • B. 

      Quantum Fund

    • C. 

      Texas Pacific Group

    • D. 

      Carlyle Group

  • 8. 
     Many offshore companies and hedge funds are incorporated here.
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      Cayman Islands

    • D. 

      Hawaii

  • 9. 
    Which country experienced a massive economic bubble in the 1980s followed by the "lost decade" in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      South Korea

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 10. 
    Which of the following isn't a major port?
    • A. 

      Rotterdam

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Hong Kong

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 11. 
    City with the most energy companies
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Houston

    • D. 

      Los Angeles

  • 12. 
    The long-term capital gains tax rate in the USA.
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 13. 
    These terminals frequent the desks of Wall Street
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      Bloomberg

    • D. 

      Dell

  • 14. 
    Highly leveraged hedge fund employing many Nobel laureates that collapsed and lost billions in the 1998 Asian Financial crisis.
    • A. 

      Amarath Advisors

    • B. 

      Long Term Capital Management

    • C. 

      ESL Investments

    • D. 

      Clarium Capital Management

  • 15. 
    World leader in database software
    • A. 

      Oracle

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      SAP

    • D. 

      BMC Software

  • 16. 
    What economic system would best be described as laissez-faire?
    • A. 

      Socialism

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Communism

  • 17. 
    Does leveraged buyouts of companies.
    • A. 

      Hedge funds

    • B. 

      Venture capital funds

    • C. 

      Private equity funds

    • D. 

      Mutual funds

  • 18. 
    Example of a monopoly:
    • A. 

      General Electric

    • B. 

      Standard Oil

    • C. 

      General Motors

    • D. 

      Wal-Mart

  • 19. 
    This is an example of a conglomerate:
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Berkshire Hathaway

    • C. 

      Southwest Airlines

    • D. 

      Chevron

  • 20. 
    A company that is owned by another:
    • A. 

      Start up

    • B. 

      Subsidiary

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      LLC

  • 21. 
    Black Scholes is a way to value:
    • A. 

      Private placements

    • B. 

      Options

    • C. 

      Bonds

    • D. 

      Derivatives

  • 22. 
    An investor owns 1/3,000th of a company that has 15 million shares outstanding, how many shares does he own?
    • A. 

      15000

    • B. 

      5000

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      50000

  • 23. 
    If a company has a $2 billion dollar market cap, and its got 1 million shares what is its share price?
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $200

    • C. 

      $1000

    • D. 

      $2000

  • 24. 
    If a company has $1 million in annual earnings and 10 million shares, what is its quarterly earnings per share?
    • A. 

      1 cent

    • B. 

      1.5 cents

    • C. 

      2 cents

    • D. 

      2.5 cents

  • 25. 
    A company pays out $100 million in dividends and has 500 million shares at $20/share. What is its annual yield?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      11%

    • D. 

      100%

Related Topics