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FIN 6352
Financial Management
FMQuiz06
Dr. Xavier Garza Gómez
University of HoustonVictoria
FIN 6352 Financial Management
Review Quiz for Chapter 6  Risk and Return, and the CAPM
TrueFalse
1.
The slope of the SML is determined by the value of beta.
a. True
b. False
2.
Variance is a measure of the variability of returns and since it involves squaring each
deviation of the required return from the expected return, it is always larger than its
square root, the standard deviation.
a. True
b. False
3.
If the expected rate of return for a particular investment, as seen by the marginal investor,
exceeds its required rate of return, we should soon observe an increase in demand for the
investment, and the price will likely increase until a price is established that equates the
expected return with the required return.
a. True
b. False
Multiple Choice:
Concepts
4.
Which of the following statements is most correct?
a.
The slope of the security market line is beta.
b.
A stock with a negative beta must have a negative required rate of return.
c.
If a stock’s beta doubles its required rate of return must double.
d. If a stock has a beta equal to 1.0, its required rate of return will be unaffected by
changes in the market risk premium.
e.
None of the above statements is correct.
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Financial Management
FMQuiz06
Dr. Xavier Garza Gómez
5.
For markets to be in equilibrium, that is, for there to be no strong pressure for prices to
depart from their current levels,
a.
The expected rate of return must be equal to the required rate of return; that is,
rˆ = r.
b.
The past realized rate of return must be equal to the expected rate of return; that is, r =
rˆ .
c.
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