Test Your Wall Street Knowledge

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Test Your Wall Street Knowledge - Quiz

Brush up on your Wall Street trivia! This quiz deals exclusively with Wall Street and the history of the Wall Street area. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was the wall of Wall Street built?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1653

    • C. 

      2008

  • 2. 
    Which American President was inaugurated on Wall Street?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James A. Garfield

  • 3. 
    Who was the first Secretary of the Treasury?
    • A. 

      Charles McLean Andrews

    • B. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

  • 4. 
    On which bill is Alexander Hamilton?
    • A. 

      $1 bill

    • B. 

      $5 bill

    • C. 

      $10 bill

  • 5. 
    The Wellington Fund, created in 1928, was the first mutual fund to include what?
    • A. 

      Insurances

    • B. 

      Stocks and bonds

    • C. 

      Ticker tapes

    • D. 

      CEOs

  • 6. 
    The Massachusetts Investors Trust was the first official what?
    • A. 

      Investment bank

    • B. 

      Trust fund

    • C. 

      Mutual fund

    • D. 

      Financial fraternity

  • 7. 
    Where is the oldest stock exchange in America located?
    • A. 

      Washington D.C.

    • B. 

      NYC

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 8. 
    When was the oldest stock exchange founded?
    • A. 

      1790

    • B. 

      1802

    • C. 

      1631

    • D. 

      1937

  • 9. 
    Why was the wall on Wall Street originally built?
    • A. 

      To keep colonists from escaping

    • B. 

      To keep settlers safe from wild animals

    • C. 

      For recreational purposes

    • D. 

      To protect settlers from British & Native American attacks

  • 10. 
    What did Edward A. Calahan invent in 1867?
    • A. 

      The cotton gin

    • B. 

      The stock ticker

    • C. 

      The NYSE

    • D. 

      The first bond

  • 11. 
    What did the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 require companies to do?
    • A. 

      Incorporate all subsidiaries

    • B. 

      Register on the NYSE

    • C. 

      Actively vie for a spot on the DOW

    • D. 

      Provide full disclosure to investors to prevent fraud

  • 12. 
    The highest price per share stock on the NYSE belongs to what company?  ($115,000)
    • A. 

      General Electric

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Berkshire Hathaway

    • D. 

      Apple

  • 13. 
    How many seats were on the NYSE in 1868?
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      1256

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      533

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