Stocks and Shares

  1. A man invests in a 41/2% stock at 96. The interest obtained by him is ?
    1. 4%
    2. 4.5%
    3. 4.69%
    4. 1/2%
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    By investing Rs 96, income derived = Rs. 9/2
    By investing Rs. 100, income derived = Rs. (9 x 100) / (2 x 96) = Rs.4.69

    Correct Option: C

    By investing Rs 96, income derived = Rs. 9/2
    By investing Rs. 100, income derived = Rs. (9 x 100) / (2 x 96) = Rs.4.69
    Interest obtained =4.69%

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  1. By investing Rs. 1100 in a 51/2% stock one earns Rs. 77. The stock is then quoted at ?
    1. Rs. 93
    2. Rs. 107
    3. Rs. 784/7
    4. Rs. 973/4
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    To earn Rs. 77, investment = Rs. 1100
    To earn Rs. 11/2, investment = (1100 / 77) x (11/2)

    Correct Option: C

    To earn Rs. 77, investment = Rs. 1100
    To earn Rs. 11/2, investment = (1100 / 77) x (11/2) = Rs. 784/7

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  1. To produce an annual income of Rs. 500 in a 4% stock at 90, the amount of stock needed is ?
    1. Rs. 11250
    2. Rs. 12500
    3. Rs. 18000
    4. Rs. 20000
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    For an income of Rs. 4, stock needed = Rs. 100
    For an income of Rs. 500, stock needed = Rs. (100 / 4) x 500

    Correct Option: B

    For an income of Rs. 4, stock needed = Rs. 100
    For an income of Rs. 500, stock needed = Rs. (100 / 4) x 500 = Rs. 12500

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  1. A 4% stock yield 5%. The market value of the stock is ?
    1. Rs. 125
    2. Rs. 80
    3. Rs. 99
    4. Rs. 109
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    For an income of Rs. 5, investment = Rs. 100
    For an income of Rs. 4, investment = Rs. (100/5) x 4

    Correct Option: B

    For an income of Rs. 5, investment = Rs. 100
    For an income of Rs. 4, investment = Rs. (100/5) x 4 = Rs. 80

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  1. By investing a 6% stock at 96 an income of Rs. 100 is obtained by making and investment of ?
    1. Rs. 1600
    2. Rs. 1504
    3. Rs. 1666.66
    4. Rs. 5760
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    For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 96.
    For an income of Rs. 100, investment = Rs. (96 / 6) x 100

    Correct Option: A

    For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 96.
    For an income of Rs. 100, investment = Rs. (96 / 6) x 100 = Rs. 1600

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