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Question 1
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## Other things being equal,bond prices

are unaffected by changes in the demand for money.

are unaffected by interest-rate changes.

vary directly with interest rates.

vary inversely with interest rates.

vary proportionally with interest rates.

Question 2
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## The present value of a financial asset is

the most someone would be willing to pay upon maturity of the asset.

the most someone would be willing to pay today for the asset.

equivalent to the face value of the asset.

the amount someone would pay in the future to have the asset today.

the amount someone would pay in the future for the current stream of payments from the asset.

Question 3
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## The present value of a bond is determined by the

face value and the date of maturity.

rate of inflation.

market rate of interest only.

market rate of interest,the date of maturity,and the face value.

marginal rate of income tax.

Question 4
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## If Robert expects interest rates to fall in the near future,he will probably be willing to

buy bonds now,and hold less money.

buy bonds now,but only if their price falls.

sell bonds now,and hold less money.

put his money under his mattress rather than buy bonds.

maintain only the current holding of bonds.

Question 5
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## When Janet expects interest rates to rise in the near future,she will probably be willing to

buy bonds now,and hold less money.

buy bonds now,but only if their price falls.

sell bonds now,and hold more money.

put her money under her mattress rather than in a bank account.

maintain only the current holding of bonds.

Question 6
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## What is the present value of a bond that pays \$121.00 one year from today if the interest rate is 10% per year?

\$100.00
\$110.00
\$121.00
\$133.10
\$221.00
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## When i is the annual interest rate,the formula for calculating the present value of a bond with a face value of R dollars,receivable in one year is

PV = (1 + i)/R.
PV = i(R + i).
PV = R (1 + i).
PV = R/i.
PV = R/(1 + i).
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Question 8
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## If the annual market rate of interest is 5%,an asset that promises to pay \$100 after each of the next two years has a present value of

\$90.70.
\$95.24.
\$181.40.
\$185.94.
\$200.00.
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Question 9
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## If the annual interest rate is 8%,an asset that promises to pay \$160 after each of the next two years has a present value of

\$178.32.
\$285.32.
\$296.30.
\$300.00.
\$320.00.
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Question 10
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## If the annual interest rate is 10%,\$5.00 received today has the same present value as

\$4.00 received one year from now.
\$4.50 received one year from now.
\$5.00 received one year from now.
\$5.50 received one year from now.
\$6.00 received one year form now.
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Question 11
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## If the annual interest rate is 3%,\$10 000 received today has the same present value as ________ received one year from now.

\$10 000
\$13 000
\$300
\$9707.74
\$10 300
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## Consider a bond with a face value of \$10 000,a three-year term and a coupon payment of 6% made at the end of each year.The face value of the bond is repaid at the end of the term.Which of the following equations will correctly calculate the present value of the bond?

PV = + + PV = + + PV = + + PV = + + PV = + + To unlock the question
Question 13
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## In a competitive financial market,the equilibrium price of an asset will equal the

present value of the asset.
future value of the asset.
sum of present value of the asset multiplied by the interest rate.
future value of the asset multiplied by the interest rate.
issue price of the asset.
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## Consider a bond that promises to make coupon payments of \$100 each year for three years (beginning in one year's time)and also repays the face value of \$2000 at the end of the third year.If the market interest rate is 6%,what is the present value of this bond?

\$267.30
\$283.02
\$1763.22
\$1854.67
\$1946.53
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Question 15
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## Consider a bond that promises to make coupon payments of \$100 each year for three years (beginning in one year's time)and also repays the face value of \$2000 at the end of the third year.If the market interest rate is 4%,what is the present value of this bond?

\$288.45
\$1866.67
\$1941.57
\$1966.39
\$2055.50
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Question 16
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## When considering the present value of any financial asset that makes a stream of payments in the future,we know that if the market interest rate falls,

the present value of the asset will rise.
the future value of the asset will rise.
the current value of the asset will fall.
the present value of the asset will fall.
the present value of the asset is unaffected.
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Question 17
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## Consider a Government of Canada bond with a face value of \$1000,and a present value of \$925.If this bond is offered for sale at \$960,then

the excess demand for the bond at \$960 will drive the price up to the face value of the bond.
individuals will purchase the bond at the offer price which will drive the market rate of interest up.
individuals will purchase the bond at the offer price which will drive the market rate of interest down.
the equilibrium market price of this bond has been achieved.
the lack of demand for this bond will drive the price down until it reaches its equilibrium market price of \$925.
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Question 18
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## Consider a Hydro Quebec bond with a face value of \$1000,and a present value of \$1175.If this bond is offered for sale at \$1025,then

excess supply of this bond will drive the price down until it reaches its face value.
individuals will purchase the bond at the offer price which will drive down the price further.
excess demand for this bond will drive the price up until it reaches its equilibrium market price of \$1175.
the equilibrium market price of this bond has been achieved.
Hydro Quebec will be forced to change the face value of the bond.
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Question 19
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## If the current market price of a bond is less than the present value of the income stream the bond will produce,the price will ________ due to excess ________ of/for the bond.

rise; supply
fall; supply
rise; demand
fall; demand
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Question 20
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