Stocks and Shares


  1. The cash realized by selling a 51/2% stock
    at 1061/4, brokerage being 1/4% is ?
    1. Rs. 1051/2
    2. 1061/2
    3. Rs. 106
    4. None of these

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    Cash realized = Rs. (1061/4 - 1/4)

    Correct Option: C

    Cash realized = Rs. (1061/4 - 1/4) = Rs. 106


  1. The income derived from a 51/2% stock at 95 is ?
    1. Rs. 5.50
    2. Rs. 5
    3. Rs. 5.28
    4. None of these

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    Income on Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 51/2 = Rs. 5.50

    Correct Option: A

    Income on Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 51/2 = Rs. 5.50



  1. The cost price of a Rs. 100 stock at 4 discount, when brokerage (1 / 4)% is ?
    1. Rs. 96
    2. Rs. (96 + 1/4)
    3. Rs. (96- 1/4)
    4. Rs. 100

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    C.P. = Rs. (96 + 1/4)

    Correct Option: B

    C.P. = Rs. (96 + 1/4)


  1. By investing in 33/4% stock at 96, one earn Rs. 100. The investment made is ?
    1. Rs. 36000
    2. Rs. 3600
    3. Rs. 2560
    4. Rs. 4800

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    For earning Rs. 15/4, investment = Rs. 96
    For earning Rs. 100, investment = Rs. 96 x (4/15) x 100

    Correct Option: C

    For earning Rs. 15/4, investment = Rs. 96
    For earning Rs. 100, investment = Rs. 96 x (4/15) x 100 = Rs. 2560



  1. How much stock at 105 can be purchased for Rs. 1433.25 ?
    1. Rs. 1365
    2. Rs. 1635
    3. Rs. 1355
    4. None of these

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    1433.25 = Amount of stock x (105 / 100)
    Amount of stock = (100 x 1433.25) / 105

    Correct Option: A

    1433.25 = Amount of stock x (105 / 100)
    Amount of stock = (100 x 1433.25) / 105 = Rs. 1365