General Awareness Quiz on Stock Exchange Around the World- 11th December 2020

Q1.What is a stock exchange?
(a)The process of recording financial transactions pertaining to a business
(b)A marketplace for the buying and selling of shares, bonds and securities
(c)Composition of systems, institutions, procedures, social relations or infrastructures whereby parties engage in exchange.
(d)A process of dividing a heterogeneous market into relatively more homogenous segments based on certain parameters
(e)All of the above

Q2.The NASDAQ stock exchange is in-
(a)Tokyo
(b)Shanghai
(c)New York
(d)Hong Kong
(e)London

Q3.The Euronext Stock Exchange is based in
(a)Tokyo
(b)Shanghai
(c)New York
(d)Amsterdam
(e)London

Q4.BSE is an Indian stock exchange Established in-
(a)1870
(b)1871
(c)1872
(d)1873
(e)1875

Q5.How many companies are included in the SENSEX?
(a)10
(b)20
(c)30
(d)40
(e)50

Q6.KOSPI is the index of which country?
(a)USA
(b)North Korea
(c)France
(d)South Korea
(e)Australia

Q7.Which of the following index is not matched correctly?
(a)BSE-India
(b)SZSE-Singapore
(c)LSE-London
(d)TSX-Toronto
(e)FWB-Frankfurt

Q8.When was Nifty established?
(a)1991
(b)1992
(c)1993
(d)1995
(e)1996

Q9.________ is India’s first international stock exchange.
(a)NSE
(b)BSE
(c)MSE
(d)India INX
(e)CSE

Q10.The S&P 500 Index is in-
(a)USA
(b)North Korea
(c)France
(d)South Korea
(e)Australia

Solutions

S1.Ans.(b)
Sol.A stock exchange is a marketplace for the buying and selling of shares, bonds and securities.

S2.Ans.(c)
Sol.The NASDAQ stock exchange is also in New York, located in the famous Times Square.

S3.Ans.(d)
Sol.The Euronext Stock Exchange is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

S4.Ans.(e)
Sol.BSE is an Indian stock exchange Established in 1875.

S5.Ans.(c)
Sol.30 companies are included in the SENSEX.

S6.Ans.(d)
Sol.KOSPI is the index of South Korea.

S7.Ans.(b)
Sol.The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) is the third exchange of the People’s Republic of China.

S8.Ans.(e)
Sol.Nifty is an equity benchmark index in India introduced by the National Stock Exchange on April 21, 1996.

S9.Ans.(d)
Sol.India INX is India’s first international stock exchange.

S10.Ans.(a)
Sol.The S&P 500 Index is in USA.

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