Test Your Knowledge of Investing In 10 Questions

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  1. All questions are extracted from the book ‘Grownups Are Just Kids With Money’ and probably cover about 10% of what the book can teach you. So if you’re wondering if the book is right for you, this quiz should help.
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The Moneyplanting Quiz


Financial middlemen(agents/distributors) often walk away with a large chunk of your investment as commissions. Which investment products from the ones below do you suppose have the highest percentage of middleman commissions?

An investment of 10 Lakhs in a good piece of Real Estate in India in 1998 would've grown to around 2 Crores by today. That's a 20X return over that 20 year period. If you were however unlucky enough to have put that 1 Lakh into the worst performing equity mutual fund over the same period, how much do you suppose your return would have been? 

What from below is the best way to invest in Gold?

Which from below is a good explanation of 'Market Cap'?

Out of the Equity related strategies from below, which has been known to provide the highest long term returns, time and time again?

How often is it good to check how well your equity mutual fund investments are performing?

Say you decide to invest in a mutual fund. Which channel from these below will allow you to generate better returns from the same mutual fund?

Which statements from below are true?

If you had to, which type of financial advisor/planner would you hire?

Which among these do you suppose has consistently provided the highest long-term returns in India?

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