Stocks and Shares


  1. What rate of interest is obtained from investing in 91/2% percent at par ?
    1. 91/2%
    2. 81/2%
    3. 182/3%
    4. None of these

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    Actual rate percent = [91/2 / (100 + 0 + 0)] x 100

    Correct Option: A

    Actual rate percent = [91/2 / (100 + 0 + 0)] x 100
    = 91/2%


  1. What rate of interest is obtained from investing in 91/2 percent stock. When the quoted price is 14 percent above par ?
    1. 81/3%
    2. 82/3%
    3. 91/3%
    4. Data inadequate

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    Actual rate percent = [91/2 / (100 + 14 + 0)] x 100

    Correct Option: A

    Actual rate percent = [91/2 / (100 + 14 + 0)] x 100
    = 25/3
    = 81/3%



  1. What is the annual income derived from Rs. 1800, 5% stock at 100 ?
    1. Rs. 90
    2. Rs. 100
    3. Rs. 110
    4. Rs. 95

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    100 = (1800 x 5) / (Ans - 0)
    or Ans = (1800 x 5) / 100 = 90

    Correct Option: A

    100 = (1800 x 5) / (Ans - 0)
    or Ans = (1800 x 5) / 100 = 90
    ∴ Required answer = Rs. 90


  1. What is the annual income by investing Rs. 3000 in 6% stock at 120 ?
    1. Rs. 150
    2. Rs. 100
    3. Rs. 200
    4. Rs. 250

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    120 = (3000 x 6) / (Ans - 0)
    ∴ Ans = (3000 x 6) / 120

    Correct Option: A

    120 = (3000 x 6) / (Ans - 0)
    ∴ Ans = (3000 x 6) / 120 = Rs. 150



  1. Find the annual income derived by investing Rs. 770 in 41/2% stock at 96 ? (Brokerage 1 / 4%)
    1. Rs. 56
    2. Rs. 46
    3. Rs. 39
    4. Rs. 36

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    96 = (770 x 9/2) / (Ans - 1/4)
    or Ans = (770 x 9/2) / (96 + 1/4)

    Correct Option: D

    96 = (770 x 9/2) / (Ans - 1/4)
    or Ans = (770 x 9/2) / (96 + 1/4)
    Ans = Rs. 36