Published On: Thu, Jan 13th, 2011

Stock Market Quiz -Stock Market Terms,Market Tips,Methods etc

1. What is the name of the organization that regulates the securities markets in India?
SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India)

2. Stock split increases a companys equity capital: TRUE or FALSE?

FALSE

3. Which of the following investments has the highest liquidity: shares, fixed deposit, closed-end mutual funds?

Shares

4. What is the income called as that you receive from a company that it may distribute to its shareholders from its profits each year?

Dividend
5. Stock market investments are ideal for what time horizon: long-term or short-term?
Long-term

6.What is the short form of BSE Sensitive Index?
SENSEX

7.If an investor can invest Rs. 1.0 lac or less in an IPO, that investor is categorized as what?

Retail investor

8. You are investing at _______ price, if you invest in an IPO at the highest price of the price band Technical investment analysis is suitable for what type of investors?

Cut-off

9.What are the names of the two stock market indices in India?

NIFTY and SENSEX

10. 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?

False

11.Converting shares in demat mode back to physical mode is called as _______

Rematerialization

12.EPS is the acronym for _______

Earnings Per Share

13. The statement, with reference to investing in shares, “Don't put all the eggs in one basket,” means invest in different companies rather than in one company: TRUE or FALSE?
True

14. What is the name of the order that you place to buy a share at a specific price you specify?

Limit Order

15.  Demat is the acronym for _______

Dematerialization

16. 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 _______

Square-off

17. If youve bought shares in an intraday mode, what should you do before the intraday time ends?

Sell or take delivery

18.To buy / sell shares, you should have a _______ account :    Demat

19. What do IPO and FPO mean?

Initial Public Offer (IPO) and Follow-on Public Offer (FPO)

20.A growing stock market is referred to as a _______ market and a falling stock market is called as a _______ market

Bull and Bear

21.What is the name of the two share depositories in India?

NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and CSDL (Central Securities Depository Limited)

22.What is the name for selling shares in an intra-day mode, even though you dont have the same shares in your demat account?

Short-sell

22.The shares you buy are credited to your demat account, usually, in how many days?

T (Transaction day) + 2 days

23. What does it mean if a company announces bonus shares in the ratio of 5:1?

One bonus share for every five shares held

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