BUS 401 Week 1 Quiz - All Questions Answered Correctly

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Question 1.Time is a factor when determining the value of a possible investment.  As investors, all else being equal, we value investments:  

  •   more the longer we have to wait for the payoff.   
  •   less the longer we have to wait for the payoff.   
  •   with predefined wait times for payoff.   
  •   regardless of time because a dollar is always a dollar.   

 

Question 2.The income statement shows which of the following? 

  •   A company’s revenues and profits over some time period.   
  •   A company’s financial position at a point in time.   
  •   The value of inventory.   
  •   Accounting results on a cash basis.   

 

Question 3.Opportunity costs can vary over time and:

  •   are almost always close to 10%.   
  •   represent the highest possible return you can earn on an investment.   
  •   are always based on the interest rate offered on bank savings accounts.   
  •   set a return that other investments must equal or exceed to be attractive.   

 

Question 4.A key component of a product’s value is: 

  •   the accounting profits the product produces.   
  •   the depreciation tax shield the product produces.   
  •   the cash flows the product produces.   
  •   the market share the product commands.   

 

Question 5.The accounting method you use in your checkbook is best described as:

  •   cash accounting.   
  •   accrual accounting.   
  •   deficit reduction.   
  •   balance sheet accounting.   

 

Question 6.In an efficient market most investors earn: 

  •   higher than average returns because of low transaction costs.   
  •   above average returns by following buy-and-hold strategies.   
  •   average returns because efficiency makes earning higher returns difficult.   
  •   returns of over 12% on NYSE stocks.   

 

Question 7.To test the theory of market efficiency, economists:

  •   look for a trading rule that produces returns higher than the market average.   
  •   look for trading rules that can repeatedly produce returns higher than the market average.   
  •   use statistical correlations over returns over time.   
  •   must have good luck because such results are difficult to find.   

 

Question 8.Markets are said to be efficient if they: 

  •   have very low transaction costs.   
  •   quickly process and include new information in prices.   
  •   tend to average out overpricing and underpricing.   
  •   can forecast the future accurately.   

 

Question 9.Suppose two investments produce the same expected cash flows.  We would assign a higher value to the investment with: 

  •   lower risk.   
  •   higher cash flow variability.   
  •   higher risk.   
  •   the highest possible cash flows under ideal conditions.   

 

Question 10.Wealth is created when a company:

  •   makes investments that are expected to create value greater than their cost.   
  •   has a high stock price.   
  •   pays regular dividends.   
  •   obtains additional assets.   

 

 

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·         BUS 401 Week 1 Discussion 2 ( Financial Statements )

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·         BUS 401 Week 2 Discussion 1 ( Dreams Do Come True )

·         BUS 401 Week 2 Discussion 2 ( Investing in Bonds )

·         BUS 401 Week 2 Journal ( Present and Future Values, and Expected Returns )

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·         BUS 401 Week 3 Discussion 1 ( Cash Flows From Working )

·         BUS 401 Week 3 Discussion 2 ( Capital Budgeting )

·         BUS 401 Week 3 Quiz

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·         BUS 401 Week 4 Discussion 1 ( Interviewing Peter Lynch )

·         BUS 401 Week 4 Discussion 2 ( Cost of Capital )

·         BUS 401 Week 4 Journal ( Risk and Return )

·         BUS 401 Week 4 Quiz

·         BUS 401 Week 5 Assignment ( Evaluation of Corporate Performance )

·         BUS 401 Week 5 Discussion 1 ( Ratio Analysis )

·         BUS 401 Week 5 Discussion 2 ( Applying Ratios to a Business )

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