Stocks and Shares MCQ Questions & Answers

Stocks and Shares MCQs : This section focuses on the "Stocks and Shares". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Stocks and Shares skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

A man sells Rs.5000, 12 % stock at 156 and uinvests the proceeds parity in 8 % stock at 90 and 9 % stock at 108. He hereby increases his income by Rs. 70. How much of the proceeds were invested in each stock?

A. 4000

B. 4200

C. 4002

D. 4020

Question 2

A 12% stock yielding 10% is quoted at:

A. Rs. 83.33

B. Rs. 110

C. Rs. 112

D. Rs. 120

Question 3

A man invests some money partly in 9% stock at 96 and partly in 12% stock at 120. To obtain equal dividends from both, he must invest the money in the ratio:

A. 3:5

B. 2:1

C. 16:15

D. 4:5

Question 4

A invested some money in 10% stock at 96. If B wants to invest in an equally good 12% stock, he must purchase a stock worth of :

A. Rs.80

B. Rs.115.20

C. Rs.120

D. Rs.125.40

Question 5

A man invests in a 16% stock at 128. The interest obtained by him is :

A. Rs. 8%

B. Rs. 12%

C. Rs. 12.5%

D. Rs. 16%

Question 6

The cash realised on selling a 14% stock is Rs.106.25, brokerage being 1/4% is

A. 123

B. 106

C. 100

D. 156

Question 7

By investing in 16(2/3)% stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is:

A. Rs. 5640

B. Rs. 5760

C. Rs. 7500

D. Rs. 9600

Question 8

A 12% stock yielding 10% is quoted at:

A. 67

B. 110

C. 112

D. 120

Question 9

Find the cost of Rs. 6400, 10% stock at 15 discount?

A. 2000

B. 5440

C. 6000

D. 5140

Question 10

A man invested Rs. 4455 in Rs. 10 shares quoted at Rs. 8.25. If the rate of dividend be 12%, his annual income is:

A. 107.04

B. 648

C. 500

D. 648.6

Question 11

A 6% stock yields 8%. The market value of the stock is:

A. 70

B. 76

C. 75

D. 80

Question 12

A man invested Rs. 14,400 in Rs. 100 shares of a company at 20% premium. If his company declares 5% dividend at the end of the year, then how much does he get?

A. Rs.500

B. Rs.600

C. Rs.650

D. Rs.720

Question 13

Sakshi invests a part of Rs. 12,000 in 12% stock at Rs. 120 and the remainder in 15% stock at Rs. 125. If his total dividend per annum is Rs. 1360, how much does he invest in 12% stock at Rs. 120?

A. Rs. 4000

B. Rs. 4500

C. Rs. 5500

D. Rs. 6000

Question 14

Find the cost of 96 shares of Rs. 10 each at 34 discount, brokerage being 1/4 per share.

A. 912

B. 921

C. 920

D. 900

Question 15

Mr. Shankar spends 25% of his monthly salary on household expenditure, 20% of the remaining on children’s education, and the remaining is equally invested in three different schemes. If the amount invested in each scheme is Rs.5600, what is the monthly salary of Shankar ?

A. Rs. 34000

B. Rs. 31245

C. Rs. 24315

D. Rs. 28000

Question 16

In order to obtain an income of Rs. 650 from 10% stock at Rs. 96, one must make an investment of:

A. Rs. 3100

B. Rs. 6240

C. Rs. 6500

D. Rs. 9600

Question 17

The market value of a 10.5% stock, in which an income of Rs. 756 is derived by investing Rs. 9000, brokerage being (1/4)%, is:

A. Rs. 108.25

B. Rs. 112.20

C. Rs. 124.75

D. Rs. 125.25

Question 18

A man buys Rs. 25 shares in company which pays 9 % dividend. The money invested is such that it gives 10 % on investment. At what price did he buy the shares?

A. 22.5

B. 22

C. 20.45

D. 12.5

Question 19

The cost price of a Rs.100 stock at 4 discount, when brokerage is 14% is :

A. Rs.95.75

B. Rs.96

C. Rs.96.25

D. Rs.104.25

Question 20

A man invested Rs. 4455 in Rs. 10 shares quoted at Rs. 8.25. If the rate of dividend be 12%, his annual income is:

A. Rs. 207.40

B. Rs. 534.60

C. Rs. 648

D. Rs. 655.60

Question 21

Which is better investment: 11% stock at 143 or 9(3/4)% stock at 117?

A. 11% stock at 143

B. 9(3/4)% stock at 117

C. Both are equally good

D. Cannot be compared, as the total amount of investment is not given.

Question 22

By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at:

A. 80

B. 96

C. 106

D. 108

Question 23

A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is:

A. Rs. 12

B. Rs. 15

C. Rs. 18

D. Rs. 21

Question 24

A man invested Rs. 1552 in a stock at 97 to obtain an income of Rs. 128. The dividend from the stock is:

A. 8.5%

B. 7.5%

C. 8%

D. 9%

Question 25

A man invests some money partly in 9% stock at 96 and partly in 12% stock at 120. To obtain equal dividends from both, he must invest the money in the ratio:

A. 3 : 4

B. 3 : 5

C. 4 : 5

D. 16 : 15

Question 26

Find the cost of Rs. 4500, 8.5% stock at 4 premium?

A. 1400

B. 5000

C. 4000

D. 4680

Question 27

Rs. 9800 are invested partly in 9% stock at 75 and 10% stock at 80 to have equal amount of incomes. The investment in 9% stock is:

A. Rs. 4800

B. Rs. 5000

C. Rs. 5400

D. Rs. 5600

Question 28

The cash realised on selling a 14% stock at Rs. 106.25, brokerage being 14%, is :

A. RS.105.50

B. RS.106

C. RS.106.50

D. RS.113.75

Question 29

The cost price of a Rs. 100 stock at 4 discount, when brokerage is (1/4)% is

A. Rs. 95.75

B. Rs. 96

C. Rs. 96.25

D. Rs. 104.25

Question 30

A man bought 20 shares of Rs. 50 at 5 discount, the rate of dividend being 13(1/2). The rate of interest obtained is:

A. 12.5%

B. 13.5%

C. 15%

D. 16.66%

Question 31

Find the annual income derived from Rs. 2500, 8% stock at 106?

A. 100

B. 200

C. 150

D. 250

Question 32

The market value of a 10.5% stock, in which an income of Rs. 756 is derived by investing Rs. 9000, brokerage being 1/4%, is:

A. 108.25

B. 112.2

C. 124.75

D. 125.25

Question 33

A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is:

A. 12

B. 15

C. 18

D. 20

Question 34

Which is better investment : 11% stock at 143 (or) 9 3/4% stock at 117 ?

A. Both are equally good

B. 9 3/4% stock at 117

C. Cannot be compared, as the total amount of investment is not given

D. 11% stock at 143

Question 35

Find the annual income derived by investing Rs. 6800 in 10% stock at 136.?

A. 250

B. 1500

C. 500

D. 50

Question 36

Find the cash realised by selling Rs. 2440, 9.5% stock at 4 discount (brokerage 1/4 %)

A. 2000

B. 2298

C. 2290

D. 2289

Question 37

A 6% stock yields 8% . The market value of the stock is :

A. Rs.48

B. Rs.75

C. Rs.96

D. Rs.133.33

Question 38

By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at ?

A. Rs. 145

B. Rs. 245.1

C. Rs. 96

D. Rs. 75

Question 39

In order to obtain an income of Rs. 650 from 10% stock at Rs. 96, one must make an investment of:

A. 3100

B. 6240

C. 6500

D. 9600

Question 40

By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at:

A. Rs. 80

B. Rs. 96

C. Rs. 106

D. Rs. 108

Question 41

The market value of a 10.5% stock, in which an income of Rs. 756 is derived by investing Rs. 9000, brokerage being 14% is :

A. Rs.108.25

B. Rs.112.20

C. Rs.124.75

D. Rs.125.25

Question 42

A man invested Rs. 1552 in a stock at 97 to obtain an income of Rs. 128. The dividend from the stock is:

A. 7.5%

B. 8%

C. 9.7%

D. None of these

Question 43

A 6% stock yields 8%. The market value of the stock is:

A. Rs. 48

B. Rs. 75

C. Rs. 96

D. Rs. 133.33

Question 44

A man bought 20 shares of Rs. 50 at 5 discount, the rate of dividend being 13 12 . The rate of interest obtained is:

A. 13%

B. 12

C. 15%

D. 16%