What’s Your Business Terms IQ?

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  • 1. 
    A company's positive resources are considered what?
    • A. 

      Contracts

    • B. 

      Liabilities

    • C. 

      Assets

    • D. 

      Working Capital

  • 2. 
    What does the acronym WAL stand for?
    • A. 

      Wall Street Average

    • B. 

      Withdrawal Allowance

    • C. 

      Withheld Actual Limits

    • D. 

      Weighted-life Average

  • 3. 
    The tendency to do less work when the return is smaller is known as what?
    • A. 

      Equalizing Profit Margins

    • B. 

      Maturity

    • C. 

      Contracting Under Cost

    • D. 

      Shirking

  • 4. 
    What nickname did high yield bonds get in the 1980's?
    • A. 

      Junk Bonds

    • B. 

      Savings Bonds

    • C. 

      Garbage Bonds

    • D. 

      T-Bills

  • 5. 
    In a bear market, what are prices doing?
    • A. 

      Splitting

    • B. 

      Escalating

    • C. 

      Breaking In Half

    • D. 

      Declining

  • 6. 
    The piece of paper proving ownership of a stock is called a what?
    • A. 

      Coupon

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Funding Certificate

    • D. 

      Diploma

  • 7. 
    When one company compares its offerings to other like companies, what are they setting?
    • A. 

      Portfolio

    • B. 

      Benchmark

    • C. 

      Proxy

    • D. 

      Index

  • 8. 
    What does it mean to scalp a trade?
    • A. 

      Take No Prisoners

    • B. 

      Change Original Options

    • C. 

      Get A Huge Profit

    • D. 

      Trade For Small Gains

  • 9. 
    What kitchen term describes standard terms and conditions?
    • A. 

      Boilerplate

    • B. 

      Ladle

    • C. 

      Wisk

    • D. 

      Range

  • 10. 
    When an investor borrows to buy more shares, using the shares themselves as collateral, he buys on what?
    • A. 

      Opening

    • B. 

      Margin

    • C. 

      Index

    • D. 

      Leveraged Buy-out

  • 11. 
    When prices go up, the stock market is said to have had a what?
    • A. 

      Dip

    • B. 

      Regression

    • C. 

      Purge

    • D. 

      Rally

  • 12. 
    The total cost of completing a transaction is known as what kind?
    • A. 

      Round-Trip Transaction

    • B. 

      Commodity Lose

    • C. 

      Bull Market Transaction

    • D. 

      Apples And Oranges Transaction

  • 13. 
    If you're risk averse, you prefer investments that have what?
    • A. 

      Lower Risk

    • B. 

      Ever Changing Risks

    • C. 

      Higher Risk

    • D. 

      High Returns

  • 14. 
    What is the term for the top limit of an interest rate, or salary?
    • A. 

      Cap

    • B. 

      Scale

    • C. 

      Curve

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 15. 
    Acquiring or improving long-term company assets is what type of expenditure?
    • A. 

      Risk Management

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Monetary

  • 16. 
    Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval is abbreviated as what?
    • A. 

      DATAM

    • B. 

      SEC

    • C. 

      EDGAR

    • D. 

      ARPS

  • 17. 
    Remote distribution involves writing checks drawn on banks where?
    • A. 

      Remote Locations

    • B. 

      Corporate Office

    • C. 

      Neighborhood

    • D. 

      City

  • 18. 
    A return earned over a given time period is known as what kind of return?
    • A. 

      Phantom

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Realized

    • D. 

      Marginal

  • 19. 
    Someone who receives principal of a trust when it's dissolved is called a what?
    • A. 

      Mortgage Holder

    • B. 

      Remainderman

    • C. 

      Relative

    • D. 

      Principle To Action

  • 20. 
    Plans to help a business regain financial health are called what?
    • A. 

      Replacement Plans

    • B. 

      Reorganization Plans

    • C. 

      Reoffering Option

    • D. 

      Regressive Actions

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