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7.A European put option allows the holder to A)buy the underlying asset at the striking price on or before the expiration date. B)sell the underlying asset at the striking price on or before the expiration date. C)potentially benefit from a stock price decrease with less risk than short selling the stock. D)sell the underlying asset at the striking price on the expiration date. E)C and D. Answer: E Difficulty: Easy Rationale: A European put option allows the buyer to sell the underlying asset at the striking price on or before the expiration date. The put option also allows the investor to benefit from an expected stock price decrease while risking only the amount invested in the contract.
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Chapter 20 Options Markets: Introduction8.An American put option can be exercised
Difficulty: Easy Rationale: American options can be exercised on or before expiration date.9.An American call option can be exercised
Difficulty: Easy Rationale: American options can be exercised on or before expiration date.10.A European call option can be exercised
Difficulty: Easy Rationale: European options can be exercised at expiration only.11.A European put option can be exercised A)any time in the future. B)only on the expiration date. C)if the price of the underlying asset declines below the exercise price. D)immediately after dividends are paid. E)none of the above. Answer: B Difficulty: Easy Rationale: European options can be exercised at expiration only.
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Chapter 20 Options Markets: Introduction12.To adjust for stock splits
Difficulty: Easy

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