Stocks and Shares Quiz Set 020

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Question 1

An investor buys Rs. 70 shares in a company that pays 16% dividend. If his investment is such that it is getting him an interest of Rs. 8%, for how much did he buy each share?

 A

Rs. 140.

 B

Rs. 150.

 C

Rs. 155.

 D

Rs. 160.

Soln.
Ans: a

If he bought each share at Rs. x, then his income is $8/100$ × x = 70 × $16/100$, solving, we get x = Rs. 140.


Question 2

Which stock investment option is better: 8% at Rs. 113 or 6% at Rs. 120?

 A

8% is better.

 B

6% is better.

 C

Both are same.

 D

Can't be decided.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the amount invested be Rs. 113 × 120. Return on the first investment is $8/113$ × 113 × 120 = Rs. 960. Return on the second investment is $6/120$ × 113 × 120 = Rs. 678. So 8% is better.


Question 3

An investor buys Rs. 80 shares in a company that pays 4% dividend. If his investment is such that it is getting him an interest of Rs. 2%, for how much did he buy each share?

 A

Rs. 160.

 B

Rs. 170.

 C

Rs. 175.

 D

Rs. 180.

Soln.
Ans: a

If he bought each share at Rs. x, then his income is $2/100$ × x = 80 × $4/100$, solving, we get x = Rs. 160.


Question 4

If my annual dividend income after investing Rs. 5750 in a stock at Rs. 115 is Rs. 250, then what % divided is paid by the company?

 A

5%.

 B

6%.

 C

4%.

 D

7%.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the dividend be p%. The income is $p/115$ × 5750 = Rs. 250. Solving, we get p = 5%.


Question 5

An amount of Rs. 4872 is invested in a stock with market value of Rs. 392. The investor earns Rs. 174. What is the dividend(%) of the stock?

 A

14%.

 B

16%.

 C

17%.

 D

19%.

Soln.
Ans: a

If investment is Rs. 4872 the earning is Rs. 174. So, if the investment is Rs. 392 the earning should be $174/4872$ × 392 = 14%.


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