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Stock Market Basics Part 1

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Stock Market Basics Part 1 game quiz
"A quiz testing basic knowledge of world stock markets and investments"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Where is the New York Stock Exchange located?
    Empire State Building
    Broadway
    Wall Street
    Times Square


2. Which of the following cities does NOT have a formal stock exchange?
    Monte Carlo
    Hong Kong
    London
    Frankfurt


3. Which of the following might you see roaming a stock market?
    Cows
    Goats
    Bulls
    Mice


4. Which of the following are you unlikely to find traded officially on world stock markets?
    Insults
    Gold
    Company stock/shares
    Foreign Currency


5. Holding a corporate bond is the same as holding corporate stock.
    True
    False


6. Which of the following might be a reason for a stock market to lose value suddenly?
    A big company going bankrupt
    Fear of a global recession
    A terrorist attack
    All of these


7. Which term most accurately describes selling shares at a higher price than the price at which they were bought?
    Asset
    Loss
    Profit
    Dividend


8. Who portrayed Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film "Wall Street"?
    Martin Sheen
    Charlie Sheen
    Nick Leeson
    Michael Douglas


9. The FTSE 100 index is used to measure stock market performance in which country?
    France
    United Kingdom
    Germany
    Finland


10. Which term is used to describe a payout made to shareholders representing their share of a corporation's profit?
    Jackpot
    Dividend
    Lovely Jubbly
    Coupon


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