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The interest that is earned or charged on both the principal amount and on the accrued interest that has been previously earned or charged is

 

 

accrued interest.

 

 

compound interest.

 

 

simple interest.

 

 

stated interest.

 

 

Question 2

 

 

 

 

A company has a fixed principal commercial loan where the amount borrowed is $120,000 for 5 years at 8 percent. The first monthly payment will be:

 

 

$2,000

 

 

$2,800

 

 

$9.600

 

 

$11.600

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 3

 

 

 

 

Using the rule of 72, how long will it take $1,000 to double if you earn 6% interest per year?

 

6 years.

 

 

7.2 years.

 

 

10 years.

 

 

12 years.

 

 

Cannot tell from the information provided.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 4

 

 

 

 

You have to make a balloon payment on your house five years from now of $15,000. If money can earn an average of 6 percent a year for the five year period, how much will you have to place in the account today to have the $15,000 in five years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$11,193.00.

 

 

$11,209.50.

 

 

$20,073.00.

 

 

$20,101.50.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 5

 

 

 

 

You have to make a balloon payment on your house five years from now of $15,000. If money can earn an average of 6 percent a year for the five year period, how much interest will you earn on your deposit in five years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$3,790.50

 

 

$3,807.00

 

 

$5,073.00

 

 

$5,101.50

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 6

 

 

 

 

JT purchases 1,000 shares of stock at $23.50 per share in January 2006. He sells the 1,000 shares in January, 2011 for $35.50 per share. What is his internal rate of return?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.86%

 

 

16.08%

 

 

8.60%

 

 

6.08%

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 7

 

 

 

 

N. Trest bought a $10,000 Treasury bill at a 1.32% discount for 13 weeks (91 days). How much does N pay for the bond?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$10,000

 

 

$9,967.09

 

 

$9,870.54

 

 

$9,685.90

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 8

 

 

 

 

A noted free agent running back just signed a 4 year $30 million dollar contract with a new team. He will get a 7 million dollar signing bonus and a 4.5 million dollar roster bonus. Additionally, his salary will be 3.25 million for year 1, 5.25 million for year 2, 5 million for year 3 and 5 million for year 4. Salary is paid at the end of the year. Find the present value of hiw contract if money can earn 6%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$15,897,083.78

 

 

$27,397,083.78

 

 

$23,911,000.35

 

 

$30,000,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 9

 

 

 

 

A college education costs approximately $75,000 at an Ivy league school. If inflation averages 5% per year, what will be the cost of the college education in 15 years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$1,745,697.74

 

 

$155,917.50

 

 

$125,754.75

 

 

$36,076.28

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 10

 

 

 

 

Your employer gives you a stock bonus of $1,000 in your company at the beginning of each year. You plan to retire in 20 years. The stock has a growth rate of 15 percent per annum. How much would your employer give you in stock bonuses during the twenty years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$1,000.

 

 

$15,000.

 

 

$20,000.

 

 

None of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 11

 

 

 

 

Your employer gives you a stock bonus of $1,000 in your company at the beginning of each year. You plan to retire in 20 years. The stock has a growth rate of 15 percent per annum. What will the value of your stock be in 20 years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$117,810.10.

 

 

$102,443.60.

 

 

$86,442.10.

 

 

$72,035.10.

 

 

Cannot determine with the information provided.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 12

 

 

 

 

Your employer gives you a stock bonus of $1,000 in your company at the beginning of each year. You plan to retire in 20 years. The stock has a growth rate of 15 percent per annum. What will the value of your gain on the stock be for the 20 years?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$52,035.00.

 

 

$82,443.60.

 

 

$97,810.10.

 

 

None of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 13

 

 

 

 

How much will you have in a Roth IRA if you invest $5,000 a year for 35 years if money earns 6% and you make the investment at the end of the year?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$590,604.33

 

 

$557,173.89

 

 

$451,601.54

 

 

$474,181.61

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 14

 

 

 

 

The city of Metropolis borrows $88,000,000 so that it can build a football stadium. It plans to set up a sinking fund that will repay the laon 10 years later. Assume a 6% interest rate per year. What will Metropolis have to place in the fund in the beginning of each year in order to pay back the $88,000,000?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$534,309

 

 

$536,980

 

 

$6,298,472

 

 

$6,676,380

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 15

 

 

 

 

To determine the mortgage payment on a home loan with payments made at the beginning of each month, you would

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

determine the present value factor of an annuity due and divide the factor into the loan to determine the payment.

 

 

determine the present value factor of an annuity due and multiply the factor by the loan amount to determine the payment.

 

 

determine the present value factor of an ordinary annuity and divide the factor into the loan to determine the payment.

 

 

determine the present value factor of an ordinary annuity and multiply the factor by the loan amount to determine the payment.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 16

 

 

 

 

John Adams plans to retire at the age of 62. He wants an annual income of $60,000 per year. John is currently 45 years of age. How much does he have to place at the beginning of each year into a retirement account earning 15% per year in order to have an adequate retirement nest egg at age 62? He believes that he will live to be 87 and plans to earn 12% during retirement. He will draw the money at the end of each year. The solution to this problem requires us to use the _________ and the __________ factors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

present value of a future annuity; future value of an ordinary annuity

 

 

future value of an ordinary annuity; future value of an annuity due

 

 

present value of an annuity due; future value of an annuity due

 

 

present value of an ordinary annuity; future value of an annuity due

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 17

 

 

 

 

John Adams plans to retire at the age of 62. He wants an annual income of $60,000 per year. He believes that he will live to be 87. He will draw the money at the end of each year. How much money will he need when he retires in order to support his $60,000 annual life style if he will average 12 percent per year on his retirement account?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$439,800.

 

 

$470,586.

 

 

$505,302.

 

 

$527,058.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 18

 

 

 

 

John Adams plans to retire at the age of 62. He wants an annual income of $60,000 per year. He believes that he will live to be 87. He will draw the money at the end of each year. How much interest will he earn during his retirement years if he will average 12 percent per year on his retirement account?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$972,941

 

 

$994,699

 

 

$1,029,414

 

 

$1,060,200

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 19

 

 

 

 

The acquisition of all the following assets are considered in capital budgeting except

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bringing a new product to market.

 

 

purchase of inventory.

 

 

purchase of trucks.

 

 

purchase of office equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 20

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is not a step in the capital budgeting decision?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

corrective action.

 

 

evaluating the data.

 

 

formulating a proposal.

 

 

making a decision to minimize the greatest future benefit.

 

 

post audit.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 21

 

 

 

 

Which of the following costs must be considered in evaluating a capital budgeting decision?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

start-up costs.

 

 

tax factor costs.

 

 

working capital commitment costs.

 

 

all of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 22

 

 

 

 

You own a restaurant and just negotiated a decrease in the cost of steaks by 25 cents a steak. You normally sell 300,000 steak dinners a year. Your business pays an average of 30 percent in income taxes. What is the annual benefit of this increased efficiency?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$22,500.

 

 

$52,500.

 

 

$75,000.

 

 

$210,000.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 23

 

 

 

 

Anna Taylor buys a machine for her business. The machine costs $150,000. Anna estimates that the machine can produce $40,000 cash inflow per year for the next five years. Her cost of capital is 12 percent. What is the approximate present value of the future cash flow for Anna?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$184,192.

 

 

$164,456.

 

 

$161,492.

 

 

$144,192.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 24

 

 

 

 

Anna Taylor buys a machine for her business. The machine costs $150,000. Anna estimates that the machine can produce $40,000 cash inflow per year for the next five years. Her cost of capital is 12 percent. What is the approximate net present value?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$34,192.

 

 

$14,456.

 

 

$11,492.

 

 

$(5,808).

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 25

 

 

 

 

Anna Taylor buys a machine for her business. The machine costs $150,000. Anna estimates that the machine can produce $40,000 cash inflow per year for the next five years. Her cost of capital is 12 percent. What is the approximate profitability index of this investment?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.96.

 

 

1.08.

 

 

1.10.

 

 

1.22.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 26

 

 

 

 

George William buys a machine for his business. The machine costs $150,000. George estimates that the machine can produce $40,000 cash inflow per year for the next five years. George s cost of capital is 12 percent. What is the approximate internal rate of return?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.95%.

 

 

9.43%.

 

 

10.43%.

 

 

11.59%.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 27

 

 

 

 

Cheryl Peck purchased a computer network for her classroom. The computer network cost $100,000. She estimates that she can charge $500 for one session in the classroom. Cheryl knows that enrollment will increase over time. She estimates 50 students the first year, 75 students the second year, 100 students the third year, and 150 students the fourth year. If her cost of capital is 12 percent, what is her accounting rate of return?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33.87%.

 

 

46.88%.

 

 

64.87%.

 

 

78.33%.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 28

 

 

 

 

George William buys a machine for his business. The machine costs $200,000. George estimates that the machine can produce $40,000 cash inflow per year for the next five years. George’s cost of capital is 10%. What is the payback for this investment?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.25 years

 

 

3.75 years.

 

 

5 years

 

 

9.43 years

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 29

 

 

 

 

Sam Jones has an engineering firm. He wants to build a new headquarters building. The building will cost $1,500,000. He will put down $450,000 and have a bank finance the remainder at prime plus 2 percent. The prime lending rate is currently 8.5 percent. Sam will withdraw the money for the down payment from his mutual fund account where he has earned 13% for the last ten years. What percentage of the building is being equity financed?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.5%.

 

 

13%.

 

 

30%.

 

 

70%.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 30

 

 

 

 

Sam Jones has an engineering firm. He wants to build a new headquarters building. The building will cost $1,500,000. He will put down $450,000 and have a bank finance the remainder at prime plus 2 percent. The prime lending rate is currently 8.5 percent. Sam will withdraw the money for the down payment from his mutual fund account where he has earned 13% for the last ten years. What percentage of the building is being financed with other people s money?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.5%.

 

 

13%.

 

 

30%.

 

 

70%.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 31

 

 

 

 

Sam Jones has an engineering firm. He wants to build a new headquarters building. The building will cost $1,500,000. He will put down $1,050,000 and have a bank finance the remainder at prime plus 2 percent. The prime lending rate is currently 8.5 percent. Sam will withdraw the money for the down payment from his mutual fund account where he has earned 13% for the last ten years. What is Sam s weighted average cost of capital?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.5%.

 

 

10.5%.

 

 

11.25%.

 

 

12.25%.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 32

 

 

 

 

Glen Write owns an engineering firm. He asked his employees for suggestions regarding equipment they thought the firm would need during the next year. They suggested the purchase of eight pieces of equipment. Glen calculated the net present value of each recommendation. Glenn has a policy of purchasing only one item per year. Which alternative to capital budgeting is Glen using?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

capital rationing.

 

 

mutually exclusive.

 

 

non-mutually exclusive.

 

 

positive NPV.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 33

 

 

 

 

A restaurant is trying to determine the lowest total cost for purchasing a replacement freezer. The cost of capital is 6% and the freezer should last for 11 years. The freezer initially cost $25,000. The annual electric bill is $3,600 and the salvage value is $6,000. What is the total cost for this freezer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$34,600

 

 

$50,232.09

 

 

$50,700.40

 

 

$53,861.13

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 34

 

 

 

 

The IRR can be used for investments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

that produce equal cash flows.

 

 

that produce unequal cash flows.

 

 

that produce a lump sum future value.

 

 

all of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 35

 

 

 

 

Risk is a term indicating all of the following except

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the certainty of future outcomes.

 

 

the probability that an expected outcome will occur.

 

 

the uncertainty of future outcomes.

 

 

the variability of the expected outcome.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 36

 

 

 

 

To have an insurable loss, all of the following criteria apply except

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the potential loss must be reasonably predictable.

 

 

the loss must be accidental.

 

 

the loss should be beyond the control of the insured.

 

 

the loss should be catastrophic for the insurance company.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 37

 

 

 

 

John owns a small department store that issues its own credit cards. He has been considering phasing out his own credit card and accepting Visa or MasterCard. If John chooses to do this he will be going from a position of risk _______________ to one of risk ___________.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

assumption, avoidance

 

 

avoidance, reduction

 

 

reduction, transfer

 

 

assumption, transfer

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 38

 

 

 

 

Which of the following holds true for term insurance?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

premiums are paid for insurance and savings.

 

 

premiums decrease with age.

 

 

premiums increase with age.

 

 

term policies are renewed at a lower rate.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 39

 

 

 

 

Which of the following holds true for term insurance?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

all cash value is returned upon death.

 

 

policies cannot be used as collateral.

 

 

premiums paid have cash value.

 

 

premiums are paid for insurance only.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 40

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is the least liquid of all investments?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cash.

 

 

bonds.

 

 

certificates of deposit.

 

 

real estate.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 41

 

 

 

 

According to Moody’s Corporate Bond Ratings, bonds which are rated ________ are judged to be of the best quality?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

 

 

Aaa

 

 

Baa

 

 

Ba

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 42

 

 

 

 

The coupon rate on a bond is the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

rate of interest the issuer agrees to pay to the lender on an annual basis.

 

 

rate of interest everyone else receives on bonds of a similar nature.

 

 

rate of interest the issuer agrees to pay the lender on a semi-annual basis.

 

 

rate of interest the lender agrees to pay the issuer on an annual basis.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 43

 

 

 

 

As the number of shares of common stock increases, the book value of each share will _____________ if equity does not change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

decrease

 

 

increase

 

 

remain the same

 

 

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 44

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is a feature of cumulative preferred stock?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dividends accumulate and are paid each year.

 

 

dividends in arrears are paid to both preferred and common stockholders.

 

 

dividends in arrears are paid to common stockholders.

 

 

dividends in arrears are paid to preferred stockholders.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 45

 

 

 

 

Balanced mutual funds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

appeal to the investor who has a moderate tolerance for risk.

 

 

invest only in stocks.

 

 

invest only in bonds.

 

 

provide capital growth through bond coupon payments.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 46

 

 

 

 

Joe Dough buys $300 worth of ABC mutual fund every month. In June Joe pays $30 per share, in July he pays $25 per share and in August he pays $50 per share. What is Joe s average price per share?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$27.50.

 

 

$32.14.

 

 

$35.00.

 

 

$37.50.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 47

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is true about a Roth IRA?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The amount invested and the gain are both taxed.

 

 

The amount invested is taxed and the gain is not taxed.

 

 

Neither the investment or the gain are taxed.

 

 

The amount invested is not taxed and the gain is taxed.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 48

 

 

 

 

Wills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are not vital for single business owners.

 

 

are written documents that provide direction to others as to how you want your wishes carried out after death.

 

 

describe the disposition of business assets.

 

 

require the court to appoint an administrator.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 49

 

 

 

 

Section 529 plans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

have tax free withdrawals if the money is used for qualified expenses.

 

 

have withdrawals which are taxed.

 

 

have tax free withdrawals if the money is used to buy a first home.

 

 

include prepaid tuition plans only.

 

 

 

 

 

2 points

 

 

 

Question 50

 

 

 

 

Keogh plans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are for the self employed.

 

 

usually have additional costs due to payroll taxes that have to be factored in.

 

 

usually are combinations of profit sharing and 401k’s.

 

 

all of the above.

 

 

 

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