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Quiz: Which famous cricketer worked as a stockbroker?

Last updated on: December 03, 2013 20:43 IST

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Do you know which cricketer worked as a stockbroker at the Adelaide Stock Exchange?

Do you know that Al Capone never got convicted for any of his crimes except one. What was the crime?

Do you what’s the term given to a bond denominated in Chinese yuan and issued in Hong Kong?

Answer this fun quiz to test your finance gyaan.

1. When the Bombay stock exchange was established in 1875, 318 people became members. What was the amount they contributed to start the exchange?

a. 4 annas
b. One rupee
c. Five rupees

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2. Which company was formed to built telegraph lines and built the first inter Atlantic telegraph line in 1861? Later in 1988 this company transformed itself from a telegraph company to money handler for transfers?

a. Citibank
b. Western Union
c. Moneygram


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3. Which play of William Shakespeare had a clear financial message?

a. Romeo and Juliet
b. Hamlet
c. The Merchant of Venice


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4. Al Capone never got convicted for any of his crimes except one. What was the crime?

a. Murder
b. Theft
c. Income tax evasion


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5. Which of these cricketers worked as a stock broker at the Adelaide Stock Exchange?

a. Greg Chappel
b. Ian Chappel
c. Sir Don Bradman


Photographs: Don Bradman: Getty Images; Greg Chappell and Ian Chappell: Reuters

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6. What is the full form of NEFT?

a. National Electronic Funds Transfer
b. National Equity Funds Transfer
c. National Electronic Free transfer


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7. What's the term given to a bond denominated in Chinese yuan and issued in Hong Kong?

a. Dim Sum
b. Renminbi
c. Ringgit


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8. In which type of auction is the price reduced until a buyer is found?

a. Dutch Auction
b. Indian Auction
c. American Auction


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9. There are schemes that offer rebates to investors under specific provisions of the Income Tax Act 1961, such as ELSS. Expand ELSS?

a. Equity Linked Systematic Schemes
b. Equity Linked Social Schemes
c. Equity Linked Saving Schemes


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