Series 79 Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who are options created by?
    • A. 

      Issuer

    • B. 

      O.C.C

  • 2. 
    If Disqualified from registration, you can file ______ for a hearing
    • A. 

      14b-9

    • B. 

      Mc-400

    • C. 

      10b-18

    • D. 

      Nyse rule 44

  • 3. 
    Who needs a series 7 as well as a series 79?
  • 4. 
    How long does a special inactive last for after discharge?
    • A. 

      120 days

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      2 years + 90 day grace period

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 5. 
    After receiving notice, how long do you have to complete your regulatory element?
    • A. 

      180 days

    • B. 

      120 days

    • C. 

      2 years

  • 6. 
    How often does one take the regulatory element?
    • A. 

      Every 2 years

    • B. 

      2 years after registration, every 3 years after that

    • C. 

      Every 3 years

    • D. 

      3 years after registration, every 2 years after that

  • 7. 
    Which best describes front running?
    • A. 

      Wash sales

    • B. 

      Trading ahead of client orders

    • C. 

      Pegging

    • D. 

      Capping

  • 8. 
    When Pegging, you
    • A. 

      Keep the price of a stock from rising

    • B. 

      Keep the price of a stock from falling

  • 9. 
    When Capping, you
    • A. 

      Keep the price from falling

    • B. 

      Keep the price from rising

  • 10. 
    A u-5 must be submitted within
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      20 days

    • C. 

      30 days

  • 11. 
    How long do you have for the transgression of a felony or misdemeanor?
    • A. 

      180 days

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 12. 
    True or false: If you work in public finance, you are considered a RR
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    True or False: if you work for the DPP you are considered a Registered Rep
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the waiting period for unsuccessful attempts on the series 79
    • A. 

      30 days after 1st and 2nd attempt 180days every time after

    • B. 

      30 days between each test

    • C. 

      30 days after 1st,2nd and 3rd attempt, 180 days each time after

  • 15. 
    Which best describes the Securities exchange act of 1934?
    • A. 

      Created by Finra, regulates bonds

    • B. 

      Created by Finra, regulates secondary markets

    • C. 

      Created by SEC, Regulates bonds

    • D. 

      Created by SEC, Regulates secondary market

  • 16. 
    What are the penalties for an individual who commits a criminal crime and who regulates it?
    • A. 

      Up to $25mm - SEC

    • B. 

      Up to $5m and 20 years in jail regulated by DOJ

    • C. 

      Must give up profits and up to 3 times the profit SEC

    • D. 

      Must give up profits and up to 3 times the profit DOJ

  • 17. 
    What are the penalties for an individual who commits a civil crime? Who regulates this?
    • A. 

      Give up profits and up to 3 times the amount- SEC

    • B. 

      Give up profits and up to 3 times the amount - DOJ

    • C. 

      Up to $5m and 20 years in jail regulated by DOJ

    • D. 

      Up to $25 regulated by DOJ

  • 18. 
    What are the penalties for a corporation who commits a criminal crime and who regulates it?
    • A. 

      Give up profits and up to 3 times the amount- SEC

    • B. 

      Give up profits and up to 3 times the amount - DOJ

    • C. 

      Up to $5m and 20 years in jail regulated by DOJ

    • D. 

      Up to $25 regulated by DOJ

  • 19. 
    A company wants to buy back stocks, what section must he abide by? 
    • A. 

      Section 3011

    • B. 

      Section 10b-18

    • C. 

      Section 10b-5

    • D. 

      435(5)

  • 20. 
    Who files a WSP and how often?
    • A. 

      BOD annually

    • B. 

      BOD quarterly

    • C. 

      CEO annually

    • D. 

      CEO quarterly

  • 21. 
    A client buys an IPO, they get a prospectus and a confirmation in the mail. Which document does the investment bank keep and how long are they required to keep it?
    • A. 

      Both Documents 2 years

    • B. 

      Confirmation 3 years

    • C. 

      Confirmation 2 years

    • D. 

      Prospectus 3 years

  • 22. 
    How often is AML Tested?
    • A. 

      Quarterly

    • B. 

      Semi-annually

    • C. 

      Annually

  • 23. 
    Which best describes OSJ?
    • A. 

      Structures Public Offers

    • B. 

      Signs off on company literature

    • C. 

      Structures private placements

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    An OSJ, must be supervised by an
    • A. 

      Officer

    • B. 

      Owner of 10% or more

    • C. 

      Principle

    • D. 

      Shareholder

  • 25. 
    True or False: The Patriot act backs CIP? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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