# Stocks and Shares Aptitude Problems with Answers for Competitive Exams

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Stocks and shares is an important topic to be asked in the banking sector, MBE, SSC and other competitive examinations. Considering the preparation of competition exams, here are important questions related to the company and shares. By practicing these questions you can solve stock and shares problems easily in the exams.

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## Stocks and Shares Aptitude Problems with Answers:

**Q.1. A 6% stock yields 8%. The market value of the stock is:**

(A) Rs. 48

(B) Rs. 75

(C) Rs. 96

(D) Rs. 133.33

Ans . B

**Q.2. Rs. 9800 are invested partly in 9% stock at 75 and 10% stock at 80 to have equal amount of incomes. The investment in 9% stock is:**

(A) Rs. 4800

(B) Rs. 5000

(C) Rs. 5400

(D) Rs. 5600

Ans . B

**Q.3. By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at:**

(A) Rs. 80

(B) Rs. 96

(C) Rs. 106

(D) Rs. 108

Ans . B

**Q.4. By investing in 16% stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is:**

(A) Rs. 5640

(B) Rs. 5760

(C) Rs. 7500

(D) Rs. 9600

Ans . B

**Q.5. A man invested Rs. 4455 in Rs. 10 shares quoted at Rs. 8.25. If the rate of dividend be 12%, his annual income is:**

(A) Rs. 207.40

(B) Rs. 534.60

(C) Rs. 648

(D) Rs. 655.60

Ans . C

**Q.6. What investment will be required to purchase Rs. 90000 of 8% stock a 110?**

(A) Rs. 88000

(C) Rs. 88500

(B) Rs. 99000

(D) Rs. 9950

Ans . B

**Q.7. Find the income percent of a buyer on 5% debentures of face value Rs. 95 and available in the market for Rs. 125.**

(A) 4.8%

(C) 3.8%

(B) 5.8%

(D) 2.8%

Ans . C

**Q.8. A man sells 5000 common shares of a Company x (each of par value Rs. 10), which pays a dividend of 20% at Rs. 30 per share. He invests the sale proceeds in ordinary shares of Company Y (each of par value Rs. 25) that pays a dividend of 15%. If the market value of Company Y is Rs. 40, find the number of shares of Company Y purchased by the man**

(A) Rs. 3850

(C) Rs. 3700

(B) Rs. 3750

(D) Rs. 3800

Ans . B

**Q.9. A 6% stock yields 8% . The market value of the stock is :**

(A) Rs.48

(B) Rs.75

(C) Rs.96

(D) Rs.133.33

Ans . B

**Q.10. A man invests in a 16% stock at 128. The interest obtained by him is :**

(A) Rs. 8%

(B) Rs. 12%

(C) Rs. 12.5%

(D) Rs. 16%

Ans . C

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