UK Financial Market Quiz! Trivia

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UK Financial Market Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

Here we go with a UK Financial Markets Quiz! A financial market gives people and companies the ability to sell and buy financial derivatives and securities such as stock, bonds, and future contracts. Different types of financial markets in the UK include forex, bond, stock, and money markets. This quiz will help you see just how much you know about trading in these markets and some of the common things you should know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following factors is most likely to influence foreign exchange rates? 
    • A. 

      Mortgage rate

    • B. 

      Increase in money supply

    • C. 

      Interest rates

    • D. 

      Country's borrowing requirements

  • 2. 
    Which ONE of the following financial institutions acts as a depositary for portfolios as a core service?
    • A. 

      Custodians

    • B. 

      Insurance companies

    • C. 

      Stockbrokers

    • D. 

      Retail banks

  • 3. 
    Which ONE of the following is the usual measure of the total value of goods and services produced within the UK?
    • A. 

      GNP

    • B. 

      GDP

    • C. 

      RPI

    • D. 

      PSNCR

  • 4. 
    Which ONE of the following is the index used as the official measure of inflation?
    • A. 

      MRI

    • B. 

      GDP

    • C. 

      RPI

    • D. 

      HICP

  • 5. 
    Which ONE of the following is specifically adjusted for the impact of overseas investment in UK businesses?
    • A. 

      GNP

    • B. 

      PSNCR

    • C. 

      GDP

    • D. 

      Balance of payments

  • 6. 
    Which ONE of the following describes the shortfall between government revenues and expenditure?
    • A. 

      PSDR

    • B. 

      PSNCR

    • C. 

      RPI

    • D. 

      GDP

  • 7. 
    Which ONE of the following is NOT used to measure inflation?
    • A. 

      HICP

    • B. 

      RPI

    • C. 

      GDP

    • D. 

      RPIX

  • 8. 
    Interest rates are set by the Monetary Policy Committee of which ONE of the following organizations?
    • A. 

      The Office of Fair Trading

    • B. 

      The Treasury

    • C. 

      The Department of Trade and Industry

    • D. 

      The Bank of England

  • 9. 
     Which ONE of the following measures the difference between a country’s exports and imports?
    • A. 

      Gross National Product

    • B. 

      Gross Domestic Product

    • C. 

      Balance of Payments

    • D. 

      Public Sector Net Cash Requirement

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