STRAYER FIN100 WEEK 2 QUIZ (A++++)

Question 1
1. A basic requirement for an effective financial system is a monetary system that performs which of the following financial functions?
Answer
formation and transferring of money
storing gold and silver to back up money
creating jobs
transferring real assets
2 points
Question 2
____________________ in business involves making decisions relating to the efficient use of financial resources in the production and sale of goods and services.
Answer
Financial management
Financial economics
Investment management
Asset allocation
2 points
Question 3
An area of finance that refers to the physical locations or electronic forums that facilitate the flow of funds among investors, businesses, and governments is called:
Answer
financial management
investments
financial institutions
financial markets
2 points
Question 4
The financial environment:
Answer
encompasses the financial markets and global interactions that contribute to an efficiently operating economy.
encompasses the financial institutions and financial markets that contribute to an efficiently operating economy.
encompasses the financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, business firms, individuals, and global interactions that contribute to an efficiently operating economy.
none of the above.
2 points
Question 5
The theory of ___________________ implies that information is quickly embedded in prices making it difficult for investors to "beat the market."
Answer
stock investing
efficient markets
portfolio management
asset allocation
2 points
Question 6
________________ involves making decisions relating to issuing and investing in stocks and bonds.
Answer
Financial economics
Financial management
Investment management
Asset allocation
2 points
Question 7
The primary goal of the financial manager of a profit-seeking organization is to:
Answer
maximize market share
maximize the owners’ wealth
increase sales and profit
have healthy cash flow
2 points
Question 8
An area of finance that involves the study of organizations or intermediaries that help the financial system operate efficiently and transfer funds from savers and investors to individuals, businesses, and governments that seek to spend or invest the funds in physical assets (inventories, buildings, and equipment) is called:
Answer
financial management
investments
financial institutions
financial markets
2 points
Question 9
____________________ provide the record-keeping mechanism for showing ownership of the financial instruments used in the flow of financial funds between savers and borrowers and record revenues, expenses, and profitability of organizations that produce and exchange goods and services.
Answer
Financial Managers
Accountants
Operations Managers
Statisticians
2 points
Question 10
Rational investors would consider an investment in a risky business venture only if they feel the expected return is high enough to justify the
Answer
greater risk.
higher cost.
longer useful life.
more complex designs.
2 points
Question 11
The U.S. bimetallic standard was based on:
Answer
gold and platinum
silver and gold
gold and copper
silver and copper
2 points
Question 12
The only paper money of significance in the economy today is:
Answer
silver certificates
demand deposits
greenbacks
Federal Reserve notes
2 points
Question 13
_____________ is a promise of future payment issued by a firm and guaranteed by a bank that is used to finance international trade with typical maturities ranging from one to six months.
Answer
A negotiable certificate of deposit (NCD)
A repurchase agreement
Commercial paper
A banker's acceptance
2 points
Question 14
When it is a means of paying for goods and services and discharging debts, money is referred to as a:
Answer
store of purchasing power
medium of exchange
standard of value
liquid asset
2 points
Question 15
Inflation is:
Answer
an increase in the purchasing power of money
a decrease in the quality of goods and services
an increase in the prices of goods and services not offset by increases in the quality of those goods and services
a measure of the money supply
2 points
Question 16
The supply of a currency in international markets depends largely on the:
Answer
Federal Reserve System
imports of the issuing country
amount of exports that currency will buy from the issuing country
confidence of market participants in the restraint and ability of the monetary authority issuing the currency
2 points
Question 17
Paper money fully backed by a precious metal and issued by the government is called:
Answer
fiat money
representative full-bodied money
full-bodied money
credit money
2 points
Question 18
Deposit money is backed by:
Answer
Gold
Silver
creditworthiness of the issuer
creditworthiness of the depository institution
2 points
Question 19
Which of the following describes the basic function of money?
Answer
store of purchasing power
standard of value
medium of exchange
liquidity
2 points
Question 20
A ____________ is a short-term debt instrument issued by commercial banks in denominations of $100,000 or more with typical maturities ranging from one month to one year that have an active secondary market that allows short-term investors to easily match their cash or liquidity needs when they arise.
Answer
negotiable certificate of deposit (NCD)
A repurchase agreement
government bond
money market security

 

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