# Aptitude - Stocks and Shares

Exercise : Stocks and Shares - General Questions
6.
A 6% stock yields 8%. The market value of the stock is:
Rs. 48
Rs. 75
Rs. 96
Rs. 133.33
Explanation:

For an income of Rs. 8, investment = Rs. 100.

 For an income of Rs. 6, investment = Rs. 100 x 6 = Rs. 75. 8 Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 75.

7.
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:
Rs. 207.40
Rs. 534.60
Rs. 648
Rs. 655.60
Explanation:

 Number of shares = 4455 = 540. 8.25

Face value = Rs. (540 x 10) = Rs. 5400.

 Annual income = Rs. 12 x 5400 = Rs. 648. 100

8.
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:
Rs. 4800
Rs. 5000
Rs. 5400
Rs. 5600
Explanation:

Let the investment in 9% stock be Rs. x.

Then, investment in 10% stock = Rs. (9800 - x).

 9 x x = 10 x (9800 - x) 75 80 3x = 9800 - x 25 8 24x = 9800 x 25 - 25x 49x = 9800 x 25 x = 5000.

9.
A man invests some money partly in 9% stock at 96 and partly in 12% stock at 120. To obtain equal dividends from both, he must invest the money in the ratio:
3 : 4
3 : 5
4 : 5
16 : 15
Explanation:

 For an income of Re. 1 in 9% stock at 96, investment = Rs. 96 = Rs. 32 9 3

 For an income Re. 1 in 12% stock at 120, investment = Rs. 120 = Rs. 10. 12 Ratio of investments = 32 : 10 = 32 : 30 = 16 : 15. 3

10.
By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at:
Rs. 80
Rs. 96
Rs. 106
Rs. 108
 To earn Rs. 8, investment = Rs. 1620 x 8 = Rs. 96. 135 Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 96.