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

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 2

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 3

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 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

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 10

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 11

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 12

A 12% stock yielding 10% is quoted at:

A. Rs. 83.33

B. Rs. 110

C. Rs. 112

D. Rs. 120

Question 13

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 14

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 15

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 16

A 12% stock yielding 10% is quoted at:

A. 67

B. 110

C. 112

D. 120

Question 17

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 18

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

A. 70

B. 76

C. 75

D. 80

Question 19

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 20

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%

Question 21

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 22

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 23

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 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 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 26

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 27

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 28

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 29

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 30

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 31

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

A. 250

B. 1500

C. 500

D. 50

Question 32

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

A. 100

B. 200

C. 150

D. 250

Question 33

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 34

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 35

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

A. 1400

B. 5000

C. 4000

D. 4680

Question 36

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

A. 2000

B. 5440

C. 6000

D. 5140

Question 37

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 38

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 39

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 40

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 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

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 43

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 44

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 45

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

A. 7.50%

B. 8%

C. 9.70%

D. None of these

Question 46

The income derived from a Rs. 100, 13% stock at Rs. 105, is -

A. Rs. 5

B. Rs. 8

C. Rs. 13

D. Rs. 18

Question 47

A retired man sells out Rs. 7500 of a 10% stock at Rs. 105.50 and invests the proceeds in 14% stock at Rs. 124.50. What is the change in income if he pays a service charge of 0.5% of the face value on each transaction ?

A. Rs. 95

B. Rs. 114

C. Rs. 132

D. None of these

Question 48

A person has deposited Rs. 13200 in a bank which pays 14% interest. He withdraws the money and invests in Rs. 100 stock at Rs. 110 which pays a dividend of 15%. How much does he gain or lose ?

A. Loses Rs. 48

B. Gains Rs. 48

C. Loses Rs. 132

D. Gains Rs. 132

Question 49

A man buys Rs. 50 shares in a company which pays 10% dividend. If the man gets 12.5% on his investment, at what price did he buy the shares ?

A. Rs. 35.50

B. Rs. 40

C. Rs. 48

D. Rs. 52

Question 50

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

A. 8%

B. 12%

C. 12.50%

D. 16%

Question 51

A man invested Rs. 14400 in Rs. 100 shares of a company at 20% premium. If the 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 52

A wants to secure an annual income of Rs. 1500 by investing in 15% debentures of face value Rs. 100 each and available for Rs. 104 each. If the brokerage is 1%, then the sum of money he should invest is -

A. Rs. 10504

B. Rs. 10784

C. Rs. 15000

D. Rs. 19642