100+ Stocks and Shares Aptitude Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

A man buys Rs.50 shares in a company which pays 10% dividend. If the man gets 12.5% on his investment, at what price did he buy the shares?

(A) Rs. 40

(B) Rs. 48

(C) Rs. 52

(D) Rs. 60

Ans: A

Dividend on 1 share = Rs. $$({10} / {100} × 50)$$ = Rs. 5.

Rs. 12.50 is an income on an investment of Rs. 100

Rs. 5 is an income on an investment of Rs. $$(100 × {2} / {25} × 5)$$ = Rs. 40.

∴ Cost of 1 share = Rs. 40.

Question: 2

In order to obtain an income of Rs.650 from 10% stock at Rs.96, one must take an investment of

(A) Rs. 3100

(B) Rs. 3800

(C) Rs. 6240

(D) Rs. 9600

Ans: C

To obtain Rs. 10, investment = Rs. 96.

To obtain Rs. 650, investment = Rs. $$({96} / {10} × 650)$$ = Rs. 6240.

Question: 3

The income derived from a Rs.100, 13% stock at Rs.105, is

(A) 5

(B) 8

(C) 10

(D) 13

Ans: D

Income of Rs. 100 stack = Rs. 13.

Question: 4

A man invested Rs.1552 in a stock at 97 to obtain an income of Rs.128. The dividend from the stock is

(A) 6%

(B) 7%

(C) 7.5%

(D) 8%

Ans: D

By investing Rs. 1552, income = Rs. 128.

By investing Rs. 97, income = Rs. $$({128} / {1552} × 97)$$ = Rs. 8.

Question: 5

A invested some money in 10% stock at 96. If B wants to invest in an equally good 12% stock, he must purchase a stock worth of

(A) Rs. 80

(B) Rs. 100.02

(C) Rs. 115.20

(D) Rs. 125.40

Ans: C

For an income of Rs. 10, investment = Rs. 96.

For an income of Rs. 12, investment = Rs. $$({96} / {10} × 12)$$ = Rs. 115.20.

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