Personal Finance Investment Quiz

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 183

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Personal Finance Quizzes & Trivia

This will test you to see if you know the key terms in finance. You need a 85% or higher to pass!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A company's first sale of stock to the public
  • 2. 
    A broad group of similar industries
  • 3. 
    A prolonged period of rising stock prices
  • 4. 
    A request to buy or sell stock at a set price
  • 5. 
    A designation given to 100 shares of stock
  • 6. 
    A designation given to fewer than 100 shares of stock that are bought or sold
  • 7. 
    Replacing each share of stock with a larger number of lower-priced shares but usually have a guaranteed dividend
  • 8. 
    A market in which new issues of securities are sold to investors
  • 9. 
    A network of dealers who buy and sell stocks that are not listed on an exchange
  • 10. 
    A long term plan of kepping stock for several years to receive dividends and make capital gains
  • 11. 
    Replacing each share of stock with a larger number of lower-priced shares but keeping the total value of one's investment unchanged.
  • 12. 
    A market in which securities are bought from other investors
  • 13. 
    Supervision as in the government watching over the investment industry to protect investors from unlawful actions
  • 14. 
    Reducing risk by spreading your assets among several differnet kinds of investments
  • 15. 
    A large, stable company with a track record of quality for consumers and proftablity for investors
  • 16. 
    A charge that brokers earn by completing trades for investors
  • 17. 
    The total number of shares a company has sold to the public and are now held by investors
  • 18. 
    The nation's oldest stock market and lists most of the "Blue Chip" companies
  • 19. 
    The most recent trading price of a stock on a particular day
  • 20. 
    A prolonged period of falling stock prices
  • 21. 
    SEC stands for
  • 22. 
    Companies in this sector have two or more unrelated businesses in different industries This called a
  • 23. 
    If you bought an investment for $1,000 and it grew to $1,050 one year later, what is the returnon your investment (ROI)?
  • 24. 
    Two key advantages to investing ain a mutual fund include
  • 25. 
    The three issuers of bonds are:
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