Test Your Wall Street Knowledge

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Test Your Wall Street Knowledge

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