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Quiz: Investment Strategies for the Next Bull Market

Ready to test your knowledge on the heartbeat of the American economy? Take this multiple-choice quiz on the US economy and stock market to challenge yourself and find out: “How much do you know?”

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just curious about economic trends William P. Frisco’s class, Investment Strategies for the Next Bull Market, starting on May 3, is perfect for you. Sign up now and let’s dive into the world of finance together. Scroll down for the answers and to register for the class!

1. What is the primary function of the Federal Reserve in the United States?

   A) Fiscal policy regulation

   B) Monetary policy regulation

   C) Taxation oversight

   D) Trade policy enforcement

2. Which of the following is considered a leading economic indicator in the United States?

   A) Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

   B) Unemployment rate

   C) Consumer Price Index (CPI)

   D) Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)

3. What does the term “GDP” stand for?

   A) Gross Domestic Profit

   B) Gross Domestic Product

   C) General Domestic Policy

   D) General Domestic Profit

4. Which stock market index is often used as a barometer for the overall health of the U.S. stock market?

   A) S&P 100

   B) Dow Jones Industrial Average

   C) NASDAQ Composite

   D) Russell 2000

5. What is the name of the process by which a private company becomes publicly traded by offering shares of its stock to the public for the first time?

   A) IPO (Initial Public Offering)

   B) M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions)

   C) ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund)

   D) VC (Venture Capital)

6. Which economic theory suggests that government intervention in the economy should be minimal and markets should be allowed to operate freely?

   A) Keynesian economics

   B) Monetarism

   C) Supply-side economics

   D) Neoliberalism

7. What is the current corporate tax rate in the United States?

   A) 15%

   B) 21%

   C) 28%

   D) 35%

8. Which of the following is NOT a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)?

   A) Apple Inc.

   B) Microsoft Corporation

   C) Coca-Cola Company

   D) Tesla, Inc.

9. Which economic indicator measures the change in prices that consumers pay for goods and services over time?

   A) Unemployment rate

   B) Consumer Price Index (CPI)

   C) Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

   D) Producer Price Index (PPI)

10. What term is used to describe a period of declining economic activity accompanied by a decrease in employment and production?

    A) Recession

    B) Expansion

    C) Depression

    D) Stagnation


1. B) Monetary policy regulation

2. D) Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)

3. B) Gross Domestic Product

4. B) Dow Jones Industrial Average

5. A) IPO (Initial Public Offering)

6. C) Supply-side economics

7. B) 21%

8. D) Tesla, Inc.

9. B) Consumer Price Index (CPI)

10. A) Recession

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