Travis is buying a car and will finance it with a loan which requires monthly payments of $265 for the next 4 years. His car payments can be described by which one of the following terms?a. perpetuity b. annuity c. consold. lump sume. factor | b |

Janis just won a scholarship that will pay her $500 a month, starting today, and continuing for the next 48 months. Which one of the following terms best describes these scholarship payments?a. ordinary annuity b. annuity due c. consol d. ordinary perpetuity e. perpetuity due | b |

The Jones brothers recently established a trust fund that will provide annual scholarships of $12,000 indefinitely. These annual scholarships can best be described by which one of the following terms?a. ordinary annuity b. annuity due c. amortized payment d. perpetuity e. continuation | d |

A perpetuity in Canada is frequently referred to as which one of the following? a. consul b. infinity c. forever cash d. Dowrye. forevermore | a |

The stated interest rate is the interest rate expressed: a. as if it were compounded one time per yearb. as the quoted rate compounded by 12 period per year c. in terms of the rate charged per dayd. in terms of the interest payment made each period e. in terms of an effective rate | d |

Anna pays 1.5 percent interest monthly on her credit card account. When the interest rate on that debt is expressed as if it were compounded only annually, the rate would be referred to as the: a. annual percentage rateb. compounded ratec. quoted rated. stated ratee. effective annual rate | e |

Lee pays one percent per month interest on his credit card account. When his monthly rate is multiplied by 12, the resulting answer is referred to as the: a. annual percentage rateb. compounded ratec. effective annual rated. perpetual ratee. simple rate | a |

Which one of the following will decrease the present value of an annuity?a. increase in the annuity’s future value b. increase in the payment amount c. increase in the time period d. decrease in the discount ratee. discount in the annuity payment | e |

Christie is buying a new car today and is paying $500 cash down payment. She will finance the balance at 7.25 percent interest. Her loan requires 36 equal monthly payments of $450 each with the first payment due 30 days from today. Which one of the following statements is correct concerning this purchase? a. the present value of the car is equal to $500 + (36x$450)b. the $500 is the present value of the purchase c. the car loan is an annuity due d. to compare the initial loan amount, you must use a monthly interest ratee. the future value of the loan is equal to 36 x $450 | d |

Which one of the following statements is true concerning annuities?a. All else equal, an ordinary annuity is more valuable than an annuity due b. All else equal, a decrease in the number of payments increases the future value of an annuity due c. An annuity with payment at the beginning of each period is called an ordinary annuity d. All else qual, an increase in the discount rate decreases the present value and increases the future value of an annuity e. All else equal, an increase in the number of annuity payments decreases the present value and increases the future value of an annuity | d |

Which one of the following is an example of perpetuity?a. trust income of $1,200 a year foreverb. retirement pay of $2,200 a month for 20 years c. lottery winnings of $1000 a month for life d. car payment of $260 a month for 60 months e. apartment rent payment of $800 a month for one year | a |

Which one of the following can be classified as an annuity but not as a perpetuity? a. increasing monthly payments foreverb. increasing quarterly payments for 6 yearsc. unequal payments each year for 9 years d. equal annual payments for life e. equal weekly payments forever | d |

Which one of the following statements concerning annuities is correct? a. the present value of an annuity is equal to the cash flow amount divided by the discount rate b. the annuity due has payments that occur at the beginning of each time period c. the future value of an annuity decreases as the interest rate increasesd. if unspecified, you should assume an annuity is an annuity due e. an annuity is an unending stream of equal payments occurring at equal intervals of time | b |

Which one of the following qualifies as an annuity?a. weekly grocery billb. clothing purchasesc. car repairs d. auto loan payments e. medical bills | d |

Which one of the following characteristics apply to a perpetuity? I. constant cash flow dollar amountII. Unequal cash flow dollar amount III. Limited time period IV. Infinite time period a. I and III only b. I and IV only c. II and III only d. II and IV only e. I plus either III or IV | b |

Which one of the following will increase the present value of an annuity, all else held constant? I. Increase in the number of payments II. Increase in the interest rateIII. Decrease in the interest rateIV. Decrease in the payment amount a. I and II only b. I and III only c. II and IV only d. I, II, and IV only e. I, III, and IV only | b |

You are comparing 2 annuities. Annuity A pays $100 at the end of each month for 10 years. Annuity B pays $100 at the beginning of each month for 10 years. The rate of return on both annuities is 8 percent. Which one of the following statements is correct given this information? a. The present value of A is equal to present value of B b. B will pay one more payment than A will c. The future value of A is greater than the future value of Bd. B has not a higher present value and a higher future value than A e. A has a higher future value but a lower present value than B | d |

Which one the following features distinguishes an ordinary annuity from an annuity due?a. number of equal paymentsb. amount of each paymentc. frequency of the payments d. annuity interest ratee. timing of the annuity payments | e |

Which one of the following is an ordinary annuity, but not a perpetuity? a. $75 paid at the beginning of each month period for 50 yearsb. $15 paid at the end of each monthly period for infinite period of time c. $40 paid quarterly for five years, starting todayd. $50 paid every year for ten years, starting today e. $25 paid weekly for one year, starting one week from today | e |

Which one of the following can not be computed?a. FV of an ordinary annuity b. FV of a perpetuity c. PV of a perpetuity d. PV of an annuity due e. PV of an ordinary annuity | b |

You are comparing three investments, all of which pay $100 a month and have an 8 percent interest rate. One is ordinary annuity, one is an annuity due, and the third investment is a perpetuity. Which one of the following statements is correct given these three investment options? a. To be the perpetuity, the payments must occur on the first day of each monthly period b. the ordinary annuity would be more valuable than the annuity due if both had a life of 10 yearsc. the PV of the perpetuity has to be higher than the present value of either the ordinary annuity or the annuity due d. the FV of all three investments must be equal e. the PV of all three investments must be equal | c |

Which one the following has the highest effective annual rate?a. 6 percent compounded annually b. 6 percent compounded semi annually c. 6 percent compounded quarterly d. 6 percent compounded monthly e. all the other answers have the same effective annual rate | d |

When comparing savings accounts, you should select the account that has the: a. lowest annual percentage rateb. highest annual percent ratec. highest stated rated. lowest effective annual ratee. highest effective annual rate | e |

A credit card has an annual percentage rate of 12.9 percent and charges interest monthly. The effective annual rate on this account: a. will be less than 12.9 percentb. can either be less than or equal to 12.9 percent c. is 12.9 percent d. can either be greater than or equal to 12.9 percent e. will be greater than 12.9 percent | e |

Which one of the following statements is correct? a. The APR is equal to the EAR for a loan that charges interest monthly b. the EAR is always greater than the APR c. the APR on a monthly loan is equal to (1 + monthly interest rate)^12 -1 d. the APR is the best measure of the actual rate you are paying on a loan e. The EAR, rather than the APR, should be used to compare both investment and loan options | e |

A loan has an APR of 8.5 percent. Given this, the loan must:a. have a one year termb. have a 0 percent interest ratec. charge interest annually d. must be an interest only loan e. require the accrued interest be paid in full with each monthly payment | c |

Scott borrowed $2,500 today. The loan agreement requires him to repay $2,685 in one lump sum payment one year from now. This type is referred to as a(n):a. interest only loanb. pure discount loanc. quoted rate loand. compound interest loane. amortized loan | b |

Cindy is taking out a loan today. The cash amount that she will receive today is equal to the PV of the lump sum payment which she will be required to pay 2 years from today. Which type of loan is this?a. principal only b. amortizedc. interest onlyd. compounde. pure discount | e |

Travis borrowed $10,000 four years ago at an annual interest rate of 7 percent. The loan term is 6 years. Since he borrowed the money, Travis has been making annual payments of $700 to the bank. Which type of loan does he have?a. interest only b. pure discount c. compound d. amortized e. complex | a |

Letitia borrowed $6,000 from her bank 2 years ago. The loan term is 4 years. Each year, she must repay the bank $1,500 plus the annual interest. Which type of loan does she have? a. amortized b. blended discountc. interest only d. pure discounte. complex | a |

Bill just financed a used car through his credit union. His loan requires payment of $275 a month for 5 years. Assuming that all payment are paid timely, his last payment will pay off the loan in full. What type of loan does Bill have?a. amortized b. complexc. pure discount d. lump sume. interest only | a |

You just borrowed $3,000 from your bank and agreed to repay the interest on an annual basis and the principal at the end of 3 years. What type of loan did you obtain?a. interest only b. amortizedc. perpetuald. pure discounte. lump sum | a |

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