Stock Market Quiz - Stock Market Quiz Questions With Answers

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Stock Market Quiz Questions

  1. Demat is the acronym for _______
  2. A faster way of buying/selling the same number of shares that you earlier had sold/bought, on the same day, in the same exchange, at the market value is known as _______
  3. How many companies are included in the SENSEX?
  4. If you've bought shares in an intraday mode, what should you do before the intraday time ends?
  5. To buy/sell shares, you should have a _______ account
  6. What do IPO and FPO mean?
  7. A growing stock market is referred to as a _______ market and a falling stock market is called a _______ market
  8. What is the name of the two share depositories in India?
  9. What is the name for selling shares in an intra-day mode, even though you don't have the same shares in your Demat account?
  10. KOSPI is the index of which country?
  11. The shares you buy are credited to your Demat account, usually, in how many days?
  12. What does it mean if a company announces bonus shares in the ratio of 5:1?
  13. What is the name of the organization that regulates the securities markets in India?
  14. A stock split increases a company's equity capital: TRUE or FALSE?
  15. Which of the following investments has the highest liquidity: shares, fixed deposit, closed-end mutual funds?
  16. What is the income called that you receive from a company that it may distribute to its shareholders from its profits each year?
  17. Stock market investments are ideal for what time horizon: long-term or short-term?
  18. What is the short form of BSE Sensitive Index?
  19. If an investor can invest Rs. 1.0 lac or less in an IPO, that investor is categorized as what?
  20. You're investing at _______ price, if you invest in an IPO at the highest price of the price band
  21. Technical investment analysis is suitable for what type of investors?
  22. What are the names of the two stock market indices in India?
  23. If the price-earnings ratio (P/E) of a company is high, it means you can recover the investment in the shares of that company in a lesser time: TRUE or FALSE?
  24. Converting shares in Demat mode back to physical mode is called as _______
  25. EPS is the acronym for _______
  26. The statement, with reference to investing in shares, "Don't put all the eggs in one basket," means investing in different companies rather than in one company: TRUE or FALSE?
  27. What is the name of the order that you place to buy a share at a specific price you specify?
  28. When was Nifty established?
  29. What is called a "Blue Chip Company"?
  30. Which of the following is responsible for the fluctuations in the Sensex?
    1. Rain
    2. Monetary policy
    3. Political instability
    4. All of the above
  31. A market financial situation which is characterized by the investor’s confidence, optimism, and positive expectations that good results will continue is called ________
    1. Buyer's Market
    2. Bear Market
    3. Bull Market
    4. None of these
  32. How easily you can buy/sell a share without affecting the share price is called _______
    1. Short selling
    2. Averaging down
    3. Liquidity
    4. Volatility
  33. An economic value that a company controls with an expectation that it will provide future benefit is called ________
    1. Asset
    2. Liabilities
    3. Patents
    4. Book Value
  34. A low PE stock is always better than a high PE stock. True or False?
  35. The current market price per share multiplied by the total number of outstanding shares of that company will give ________
    1. Market lot
    2. Basic EPS
    3. Book Value
    4. Market Capitalization
  36. A company with a share price of Rs 4000 is much bigger than another company with a share price of Rs 120.
    1. Can't say
    2. False
    3. True
  37. When is officially a 'Bull Market' in stocks?
    1. When a broad market index records a 20% gain from its previous low.
    2. When a major market index hits a record new.
    3. There's no official definition.
    4. When the Analysts/Pundits of the major news channels announce so.
  38. Sensex is a barometer for market behavior. It gives a general idea about whether most of the stocks have gone up or gone down.
    1. False
    2. Can't Say
    3. True
  39. What is the Ex-dividend date of a stock?
    1. The date the dividend is paid to shareholders.
    2. The date before which you must own the stock to be entitled to the dividend.
    3. The date the dividend is announced by the company.
  40. Blue chips stocks are the ________
    1. Stocks of those companies which give the highest dividends.
    2. Stocks of nationally recognized, well established, and financially sound companies.
    3. Stocks which are growing at a very fast rate compared to its competitors and industry.
    4. Stocks that are undervalued and trading below their intrinsic value.
  41. Stock with less volatility, reputed company, long history of growth and earnings is called as
    1. Growth Stock
    2. Income Stock
    3. Large Cap Stock
    4. Blue Chip Stock
  42. The ratio that is used to compare a stock's market value to its book value is called:
    1. Price to book ratio
    2. Dividend yield ratio
    3. Price earning ratio
    4. Earning per share
  43. Which of the following statements is correct about blue chips stocks?
    1. Earnings are used for reinvestment in order to maintain the growing trend of the stocks
    2. No dividends
    3. They are traded below its market price
    4. The stocks are consistently profitable with a dividend payment
  44. If you buy a company's stock then
    1. You own a part of the company
    2. You have lent money to the company
    3. You are liable for the company's debts
    4. The company will return your original investment to you with interest
  45. What kind of stocks do you short-sell?
    1. A stock that has the potential to gain value in future
    2. A stock that has profits
    3. A stock that might be experiencing lost value in the future
  46. The Indian Stock Market is regulated by:
    1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    2. Government of India (GOI)
    3. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Stock Market Quiz Answers

  1. Dematerialization
  2. Square-off
  3. 30
  4. Sell or take delivery
  5. Demat
  6. Initial Public Offer (IPO) and Follow-on Public Offer (FPO)
  7. Bull and Bear
  8. NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and CSDL (Central Securities Depository Limited)
  9. Short-sell
  10. South Korea
  11. T (Transaction day) + 2 days
  12. One bonus share for every five shares held
  13. SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India)
  14. FALSE
  16. Dividend
  17. Long-term
  18. SENSEX
  19. Retail investor
  20. Cut-off
  21. Short-term
  22. NIFTY and SENSEX
  23. False
  24. Rematerialization
  25. Earnings Per Share
  26. True
  27. Limit Order
  28. 1996
  29. A company, whose share always provides profit
  30. All of the above
  31. Bull Market
  32. Liquidity - A highly liquid share means that it can easily be bought or sold. A low liquid (Illiquid) stock means that the buyers/sellers are hard to find.
  33. Asset
  34. False - Sometimes low PE leads to a value trap.
  35. Market Capitalization - Market Cap refers to the total market value of a company’s outstanding shares. It is calculated by multiplying a company’s shares outstanding by the current market price of one share.
  36. Can't say - The size of a company is decided by market capitalization which is equal to the current market price multiplied by the total number of outstanding shares of a company.
  37. When a broad market index records a 20% gain from its previous low.
  38. True
  39. The date before which you must own the stock to be entitled to the dividend.
  40. Stocks of nationally recognized, well established, and financially sound companies.
  41. Blue Chip Stock
  42. Price to book ratio
  43. The stocks are consistently profitable with a dividend payment.
  44. You own a part of the company which represents a claim on the company’s assets and earnings. It gives you the right to receive the dividends that the company announces on its shares. Anyone can hold shares in a company, including people who also work in the company and receive a salary.
  45. A stock that might be experiencing lost value in the future. Short-selling means the sale of a stock, the trader does not own. You borrow a stock, sell the stock, and then buy the stock back to return it to the broker. It is used to capitalize on a potential decline of security.
  46. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

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