Stock Market Quiz: How Much You Really Know?

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  • 1. 
    Matching: Shares of a company that pay out dividends on a regular basis.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 2. 
    Describes a market condition in which investors are not confident in purchasing stocks and which leads to a decrease in stock prices.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 3. 
    An investment tool where investors lend money to a corporation for a fixed amount of time in return for payment with interest on that loan.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income Stock

  • 4. 
    Describes when investors have a wide mix of stocks and other investments in an investment portfolio. 
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 5. 
    Describes a market condition in which investors are optimistic about the stock market and which results in an increase in stock prices.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 6. 
    These are shares of companies that reinvest their profits rather than pay out a dividend.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 7. 
    A profit that occurs when an investor sells the stock for more than they paid for it.   
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

    • J. 

      Income stock

  • 8. 
    This refers to the collection of financial investments (stocks, bonds, etc) that an individual has
    • A. 

      Stock Market

    • B. 

      Bonds

    • C. 

      Dividends

    • D. 

      Growth Stock

    • E. 

      Bull Market

    • F. 

      Bear Market

    • G. 

      Capital Gain

    • H. 

      Portfolio

    • I. 

      Diversification

  • 9. 
    The person who links buyers and sellers is called a
    • A. 

      Investor

    • B. 

      Salesman

    • C. 

      SEC Agent

    • D. 

      Stockbroker

  • 10. 
    A high interest investment in a company in risk of going bankrupt is called a:  
    • A. 

      Blue chip

    • B. 

      Junk bond

    • C. 

      Futures

    • D. 

      Fool's gold

  • 11. 
    This describes an investment tool in which a group of indivdiuals give money to a company/person who in turns invests the money for them. 
    • A. 

      Preferred stock

    • B. 

      Common stock

    • C. 

      Mutual Fund

    • D. 

      Corporate bond

  • 12. 
    On which of the following stock markets is Google most likely to be listed? 
    • A. 

      NASDAQ

    • B. 

      NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)

    • C. 

      Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    • D. 

      Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • 13. 
    What is the stock symbol?
    • A. 

      The logo a company uses on advertisements.

    • B. 

      The description of the companies goods and services.

    • C. 

      A spokeperson of the company to the public.

    • D. 

      3-4 letters that represent the companies name on the Stock market.

  • 14. 
    Where may an investor obtain information on stocks?
    • A. 

      Wall Street Journal

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Television

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following describes when a company is going from a private company to a publicly held company?
    • A. 

      IPO (Initial Public Offering)

    • B. 

      DYI- Diversifying Your investments

    • C. 

      ICB-Investing in Corporate Bonds

    • D. 

      Taking it to the people

  • 16. 
    Investing is defined as using your savings in a way that earns income to create a return on that money. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An advantage of internet trading is that it lowers the cost for investors.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Dow Jones index measures the profits and losses of all U.S. companies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In general, stocks of companies carry more risk than bonds of those same companies.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The majority of Americans are invested in the stock market through their retirement accounts. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A major risk of internet day trading is that individuals may not have the necessary knowledge to be risking their investments in the stock market. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A preferred stock is a share of a company that does not give owners a vote but they do get a fixed dividend.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    An individual is more likely to invest in a bear market than in a bull market.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    In general, the higher the risk of an investment the more potential for a higher return on that same investment.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Most financial planners would recommend that an individual invests most of their money in one company rather than separate that same investment into several companies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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