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Four defensive football players are chasing the opposing wide receiver, who has the ball. Calvin is directly behind the ball carrier. Jenkins and Burton are side by side behind Calvin. Zeller is behind Jenkins and Burton. Calvin tries for the tackle but misses and falls. Burton trips. Which defensive player tackles the receiver?

  1. Burton

  2. Zeller

  3. Jenkins

  4. Calvin

Answer: 3

A company has just issued $5 million of mandatory redeemable preferred shares with a par value of $100 per share and a 7 percent dividend. The issue matures in 5 years. Which of the following statements is least likely correct? The company’s:

  1. Debt/Total capital ratio will improve.

  2. interest coverage ratio will deteriorate.

  3. preferred shareholders will rank below debt holders should the company file for bankruptcy.

  4. none of the above

Answer: 1

A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was:

  1. 14

  2. 19

  3. 33

  4. 38

Answer: 1

Other things held constant, the value of an option depends on the stock's price, the risk-free rate, and the

  1. Strike price.

  2. Variability of the stock price.

  3. Option's time to maturity.

  4. All of the above.

Answer: 4

It was Sunday on Jan 1, 2006. What was the day of the week Jan 1, 2010?

  1. Sunday

  2. Saturdar

  3. Friday

  4. Wednesday

Answer: 3

An accurate clock shows 8 o'clock in the morning. Through how may degrees will the hour hand rotate when the clock shows 2 o'clock in the afternoon?

  1. 144*

  2. 150*

  3. 168*

  4. 180*

Answer: 4

How many of the following numbers are divisible by 132 ?264, 396, 462, 792, 968, 2178, 5184, 6336

  1. 4

  2. 5

  3. 6

  4. 7

Answer: 1

How many of the following numbers are divisible by 132 ?264, 396, 462, 792, 968, 2178, 5184, 6336

  1. 4

  2. 5

  3. 6

  4. 7

Answer: 1