Sports Investor Profile

10 Questions

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Sports Investor Profile

This quiz tests your skills as a potential sports investor. Answer all the questions honestly. Pick only one answer for each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are new to sports trading and someone offers you inside information for a price.  Do you:
    • A. 

      Say "That sounds cool, when can I have it?"

    • B. 

      Tell them you'll think about it

    • C. 

      Say "Call me back in about a year"

    • D. 

      Ask for more information and a fact sheet

    • E. 

      Say "I've got broadband thanks and don't want to switch so sod off"

  • 2. 
    Someone on the forum says the odds or price of a horse/football team or any other sporting event is about to double and it's time to get in quick. Do you:
    • A. 

      Wait for it to move up then buy

    • B. 

      Get in quick before it goes up

    • C. 

      Ignore the post and move on

    • D. 

      Lay it

    • E. 

      Research it properly then decide

  • 3. 
    You've been to a free sports trading seminar and now they want you to pay £3,000 for a weekend one. Do you:
    • A. 

      Say thanks, but its way too much

    • B. 

      Write out the cheque immediately

    • C. 

      Negotiate the price down

    • D. 

      Use the £3,000 to trade the sports markets instead

    • E. 

      Ask around to see if anyone else did the seminar and was it worthwhile for the money

  • 4. 
    You're new to sports trading. Do you 
    • A. 

      Buy a "guaranteed winning system" and use it

    • B. 

      Learn about the craft slowly and surely

    • C. 

      Back or Lay loads of different sporting events - spread the risk

    • D. 

      Get stuck into the betting exchanges using leverage

    • E. 

      Buy into tips from papers

  • 5. 
    When researching a sporting event is it best to look at it from the point of view of:
    • A. 

      David Beckham

    • B. 

      Davina Mccall

    • C. 

      Frankie dettori

    • D. 

      Jade Goody

    • E. 

      Peter Webb

  • 6. 
    What's the best clue a sports commodity is about to rise:
    • A. 

      Good Volume is coming in

    • B. 

      A warning is issued such as an injury, a change in rider etc...

    • C. 

      Tipped by a paper or magazine

    • D. 

      The conditions for a particular sports commodity look great

    • E. 

      A Bookie is Backing or Laying a sporting event

  • 7. 
    What's the best time of year for sports trading 
    • A. 

      Just before Christmas

    • B. 

      Just before Easter

    • C. 

      On your birthday

    • D. 

      Summer time

    • E. 

      Grand National

  • 8. 
    You decide you want to Lay a sports commodity.  What are you looking for in making the decision to Lay a particular sporting event?
    • A. 

      It's gone up a lot and it's time it came back a bit

    • B. 

      They are on fire

    • C. 

      A warning is issued such as an injury, a change in rider etc...

    • D. 

      The outlook is not great

    • E. 

      Their performance lately has been poor

  • 9. 
    You want to Back a sport commodity but there is a gap between the current Back and Lay price. Do you:
    • A. 

      Use some sports trading software to request a price or odd

    • B. 

      Back it anyway

    • C. 

      Wait for the gap to narrow before entering the market

    • D. 

      Check the history to see if the gap is usually smaller

    • E. 

      Forget it and move on

  • 10. 
    The price of you sport commodity is dropping rapidly. Do you:
    • A. 

      Hide behind the sofa

    • B. 

      Wait and see if it's a market correction

    • C. 

      Only sell if it hits your stop

    • D. 

      Have a cup of tea and toast

    • E. 

      Get out pronto