July 2008 Style Guide Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 170

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Style Guide Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests your comprehension of the new style guide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What should you do if an analyst is identified by their first name only?
    • A. 

      Put their first name in the speaker list

    • B. 

      Use "Unidentified Participant"

  • 2. 
    If someone calls in a question and says they own stock, how should they be listed in speaker names?
    • A. 

      Shareholder

    • B. 

      Private Investor

    • C. 

      Stock Holder

  • 3. 
    The retail company CEO plays a short commercial during the presentation.
    • A. 

      Attempt to transcribe the commercial

    • B. 

      Denote it with (video playing)

  • 4. 
    A rep speaks something in an unknown foreign language. It's not translated.
    • A. 

      Don't include it

    • B. 

      Use (spoken in foreign language)

    • C. 

      Attempt to transcribe in foreign language

  • 5. 
    The speakers' remarks are translated, but the analyst questions are in English.
    • A. 

      Insert (interpreted) after every speaker

    • B. 

      Insert a special disclaimer at the end

    • C. 

      Insert (interpreted) after every interpreted speaker AND insert a special disclaimer at the end

  • 6. 
    A company holds a separate media call after their analyst call.
    • A. 

      Always transcribe

    • B. 

      Never transcribe

    • C. 

      Ask Manager/Streetops whether to transcribe or not

  • 7. 
    A representative says, "earnings per share are 52 pence."
    • A. 

      GBP0.52

    • B. 

      52 pence

    • C. 

      52p

  • 8. 
    A representative says, "in Australian dollars, earnings per share were 52 cents."
    • A. 

      AUD0.52

    • B. 

      52 cents

    • C. 

      AUD$0.52

  • 9. 
    For "we earned 4 to 600 million dollars," which of the following is completely unacceptable?
    • A. 

      $400 million to $600 million

    • B. 

      4 to $600 million

    • C. 

      $400 to $600 million