Abby C's Stock Market Quiz

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Hi Guys! Here's the quiz for sections/articles 1-7!

  • 1
    What is net profit?
    Only the money you earn
    Total income - expenses
    All the money you make + your expenses
  • 2
    What is the definition of asset value/book value?
    The value of all the business' assets if you sold them right now - today
    The value of a company compared to the assets of other similar companies
    How much money a company brings in (profit) each year
  • 3
    What is a share/stock?
    Essentially a portion of ownership
    A lovely piece of pie
    A piece of all the companies of a certain type
  • 4
    Dividend is:
    The money that a bank loans to a company
    A share's portion of the company's profits
    The money company invests in the stock market
  • 5
    The definition of capitalization is...?
    The process in which a state controlled economy changes to a capital economy
    The product of the number of outstanding shares multiplied by the share price
    The time it takes for a company to become a part of the capital economy
  • 6
    What exactly is a stock market?
    A place where people decide to share the profit they earn from a company
    A place where stock are publicly bought and sold
    The place where companies meet to discuss how they believe their stocks are doing
  • 7
    What does a stock broker do?
    A stock broker is simply any person who likes to buy and sell stocks
    A stock broker is someone who sells stocks in their own company
    A stock broker is someone who sells and buys stocks on your behalf
  • 8
    What is incorporating?
    Incorporating means the process of turning into a corporation
    A company being nice and listening to what everyone has to say
    Incorporating means selling corporations a company may own
  • 9
    What is a sole proprietorship?
    When only one person owns all of a company
    When two people own the company equally, but only one makes the company's decisions
    When one person owns the majority of shares, but others own a part of the shares
  • 10
    What is a partnership?
    When one person alone owns the company, but they employ a board of directors
    When a company is owned by the government but has decisions made by a non-government civilian
    When more than one person owns shares in a company
  • 11
    A corporation is known as a what kind of person?
    A large and powerful person
    A virtual person
    A very wealthy person
  • 12
    What is a privately held company?
    A company that only certain people are allowed to buy products from
    A company where the shares are owned by a small number of people
    A company that is very secretive
  • 13
    The definition of investment capital is...?
    Money from investors
    Money that is made from the company and re-invested
    Money - a special kind of secret money
  • 14
    What is an IPO?
    An investment public option - when the public is informed who has invested in a company
    An initial public opening - when a company first allows the public to buy products
    An initial public offering - when a corporation first sells stock to the public
  • 15
    What is liability? And what do corporations do to it?
    Liability is risk - corporations limit investors liability
    Liability is private information from the corporation - corporations release it to the public
    Liability is products - a corporations produces liability
  • 16
    What is an income stock?
    A stock that can only ever increase in value
    a stock from a company that gives the majority of its profits back to the shareholders
    A stock whose income must be re-invested in the same stock
  • 17
    What is a growth stock?
    A stock that makes you grow big.:)
    A stock from a company who puts most of their money back into the business
    A stock who increases your monthly income by giving you a dividend
  • 18
    What is a price/earnings ratio? And what is it used for?
    Price earnings ratio is the price of the stock divided by the earnings per share - used to determine value
    Price earnings ratio is the ratio of the price of the company versus how much the company makes overall - used to determine value
    Price earnings ratio is the ratio of the price of your employer divided by how much money you make annually - used to determine personal value
  • 19
    What is a bull market?
    A market when the economy is doing well and the prices of stock tend to rise
    A market that is decreasing rapidly
    A market that has a bull inside of it...?
  • 20
    What is a bear market?
    When the economy is doing poorly - prices of stocks tend to fall
    When the economy is not doing overly well or poorly - prices of stocks tend to be stagnant
    when the economy is strong and prices are growing
  • 21
    What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
    An average of 30 large industrial companies
    An average of the top 5 industrial companies
    An average of all the industrial companies in the stock market at the time
  • 22
    What is the name of one the main stock markets in the US?
  • 23
    What is an over the counter stock?
    A stock that is not sold in a stock market?
    A stock from a pharmaceutical company
    A stock that you can purchase in a normal convenience store
  • 24
    What is the name of the group who oversees the collecting and distributing of information for publicly held corporations in the United States?
    The Corporate Enlightenment Division
    The Securities and Exchange Commission
    The State Department for Economic education

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