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1 Pre- and Post Test Elementary School / Grades A company is a business that sells products or provides services to make a(n) a. loss b. profit c. investment 2. Corporations can be private or publicly-owned. a.true 3. Pepsico is a company that sells like chips, soft drinks, and juices. a. parent, products b. brand, subsidiaries c. small, stock 4. When you buy a share of stock in a public company, you become a of the company. a. borrower b. customer c. part-owner 5. Patrick bought 10 shares of stock in Mattel Corporation for $12.00 per share. Two years later he sold the 10 shares for $15.00 per share. Patrick made a. a. profit b. loss c. debt 6. The letters that identify a stock for investors is called the a. nickname. b. ticker symbol. c. abbreviation. 7. A investor is one who doesn t like to take risks. a. conservative b. moderate

2 c. speculative 8. All stocks must pay dividends. 9. The chance of losing all or part of your investment is called: a. risk b. margin c. option 10. Not all companies publicly trade stock. 11. A partnership, corporation and proprietorship are forms of: a. stock ownership b. companies c. exchanges 12. In a stock quote, volume means: a. number of dividends paid b. total number of shares traded c. how many shareholders own the stock 13. If you bought 200 shares of YUMMY at $45 per share and sold YUMMY for $48 per share, how much money did you make? a. $460 b. $300 c. $ Doritos, M&Ms and Mountain Dew are examples of: a. companies b. brands c. stocks 15. The NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ are: a. technology stocks b. stock exchanges c. mutual funds 16. Only rich people invest in the stock market. 17. Profit equals minus. a. revenue, expenses b. expenses, revenues c. revenue, investments.

3 18. Publicly held companies may issue stock to raise money to expand their business. 19. If a company has a good year, it may decide to pay to its shareholders. a. bonuses b. dividends c. investments 20. are part-owners in a public corporation. a. Customers b. Government officials c. Shareholders 21. If Mary invests $1,000 in stocks, she is at risk of a. losing the $1,000 she invests. b. losing more than the $1,000 she invests. c. losing nothing because she is secured. For Questions 22-25, use the table below. High low stock ticker Vol 100s Hi Low Close Chang e Hasbro HAS Kellogg K Ford F The for Kellogg is K. a. company abbreviation b. ticker symbol c. mutual fund symbol 23. When the stock market closed, Kellogg s closing price was a. $14.00 b. $.35 c. $ Hasbro s highest price for the last s was a share. a. $41.64 b. $44.00 c. $ The total number of shares of Ford stock traded was a. 130,000. b. 1,300,000. c. 13,000,000.

4 ANSWER KEY Pre- and Post Test Elementary School / Grades 3-5 Spring A company is a business that sells products or provides services to make a(n) a. loss b. profit c. investment. 2. Corporations can be private or publicly-owned. a.true 3. Pepsico is a company that sells like chips, soft drinks, and juices. a. parent, products b. brand, subsidiaries c. small, stock 4. When you buy a share of stock in a public company, you become a of the company. a. borrower b. customer c. part-owner 5. Patrick bought 10 shares of stock in Mattel Corporation for $12.00 per share. Two years later he sold the 10 shares for $15.00 per share. Patrick made a. a. profit b. loss c. debt 6. The letters that identify a stock for investors is called the a. nickname. b. ticker symbol. c. abbreviation. 7. A investor is one who doesn t like to take risks. a. conservative b. moderate c. speculative 8. All stocks must pay dividends. 9. The chance of losing all or part of your investment is called:

5 a. risk b. margin c. option 10. Not all companies publicly trade stock. 11. A partnership, corporation and proprietorship are forms of: a. stock ownership b. companies c. exchanges 12. In a stock quote, volume means: a. number of dividends paid b. total number of shares traded c. how many shareholders own the stock 13. If you bought 200 shares of YUMMY at $45 per share and sold YUMMY for $48 per share, how much money did you make? a. $460 b. $300 c. $ Doritos, M&Ms and Mountain Dew are examples of: a. companies b. brands c. stocks 15. The NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ are: a. technology stocks b. stock exchanges c. mutual funds 16. Only rich people invest in the stock market. 17. Profit equals minus. a. revenue, expenses b. expenses, revenues c. revenue, investments. 18. Publicly held companies may issue stock to raise money to expand their business. 19. If a company has a good year, it may decide to pay to its shareholders. a. bonuses b. dividends c. investments

6 20. are part-owners in a public corporation. a. Customers b. Government officials c. Shareholders 21. If Mary invests $1,000 in stocks, she is at risk of a. losing the $1,000 she invests. b. losing more than the $1,000 she invests. c. losing nothing because she is secured. For Questions 22-25, use the table below High low stock ticker Vol 100s Hi Low Close Chang e Hasbro HAS Kellogg K Ford F The for Kellogg is K. a. company abbreviation b. ticker symbol c. mutual fund symbol 23. When the stock market closed, Kellogg s closing price was a. $14.00 b. $.35 c. $ Hasbro s highest price for the last s was a share. a. $41.64 b. $44.00 c. $ The total number of shares of Ford stock traded was a. 130,000. b. 1,300,000. c. 13,000,000.

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