Stock Education Quiz, 10 Questions that Test the Basics

How well is your basic understanding of the stock market? Stocktradingtogo.com is all about investment education and this quiz will offer a unique way for new investors to test themselves on simple stock related questions.

The questions are very quick so please give them a shot by writing down your responses on a piece of paper. Tomorrow I will post up the answers for all to view. (Note: Answers now available)

1. What is the ticker symbol of Apple?

2. What company does Warren Buffett own?

3. True or False, 75% of stocks follow the overall market trend.

4. What is the nickname / proper name used to describe currency trading?

5. Who is the CEO of Microsoft?

6. What is the name of the current Federal Reserve Chairman?

7. If each share is $100, how many shares could I buy with $1,000,000 dollars?

8. True or False, Options Trading is the most volatile form of investing.

9. Name one form of a retirement account.

10. Fill in the blanks with either "Down" or "Up".  A bull believes that the market is going to go _____ while a bear believes the market is going to go _____.

View the answers.

(This post was contributed to Darren's Killer Titles group writing project).

Comments

  1. Posted by kanerd on August 28, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    Nice one, I think I did pretty well Blain. :cool:

  2. Posted by Matt on August 28, 2008 at 9:41 pm

    Agreed, but I dont know how well I did, will have to see!

  3. Posted by Matt on August 28, 2008 at 9:41 pm

    #5 is a trick question :twisted:

  4. Posted by rhinodude47 on August 29, 2008 at 1:20 am

    Very good idea Blain, well structured and easy to follow. Should help new investors get an idea of the basic fundamentals.

  5. Posted by Brandon on August 29, 2008 at 8:54 am

    VERY COOL BLAINER, VERY COOL!

  6. Posted by Rob Moshe on August 31, 2008 at 9:17 am

    I feel like an investing genius.

    Good post. Short and informative.

    Cheers.

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  7. Posted by Stock Screener on February 3, 2011 at 1:22 am

    Pretty nice questions for the stock market beginners. It is always good to read the news and learn as much as you can in the stock market, companies, industries and ceos.

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