The Ultimate Google Finance Quiz
by Staff
In today's high-paced financial market, information moves at the speed of light. Many investors want instant access and up-to-the-minute reports. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of this exciting product.

In what year did Google Finance debut?

  • 1986
  • 1996
  • 2006

Which of these is the main purpose of Google Finance?

  • Google Finance is stock portfolio manager.
  • Google Finance is a budgeting and financial planning tool.
  • Google Finance is an online bank.

Where should you go to access Google Finance?

  • You can purchase a Google Finance software package at most computer stores.
  • Google Finance is a free Web site.
  • Only a licensed stock broker can provide you with a copy of Google Finance.

Which of these are Google Finance's two biggest competitors?

  • Norton Security Finance Package and Microsoft Money
  • Yahoo! Finance and MSN Money
  • Wikipedia Financial and Quicken Portfolio

How does Google Finance differ from its competitors?

  • Google Finance is free.
  • Google Finance is available 24 hours a day.
  • Google Finance does not carry advertisements.

To use Google Finance you must first open which of these?

  • a Google account
  • an online bank account
  • a stock portfolio

If you already have a Google account, how do you access Google Finance?

  • You must open a separate Google account for Google Finance.
  • You can use any Google account to sign in.
  • You must deactivate your current account, and open a new one.

How does Google Finance access your portfolio information?

  • You can download the information directly from your computer.
  • You e-mail your data to Google Finance's secure page.
  • You must input the data by hand.

In which year did Google Finance release its smart phone application?

  • 1998
  • 2003
  • 2008

What are the two basic modes you can use when viewing your portfolio on Google Finance?

  • Standard and Premier
  • Buy and Sell
  • Overview and Fundamentals

Which of these viewing modes will provide you with earnings per share (EPS) data?

  • Overview
  • Fundamentals
  • EPS mode

What should you do if you want your information in a different currency?

  • Click Redo and then input all of your data in the new currency.
  • Click on Edit Portfolio and reset the currency.
  • You must use the Google Finance Currency Converter each time you want to calculate the conversion.

How do you acquire data from other Internet portfolio managers?

  • You must input the data by hand.
  • You must e-mail the date to Google Finance.
  • You can import the data by using the Import link.

The community guidelines of Google Finance forbid which of the following?

  • spam
  • political comments
  • emoticons

What is the approximate time delay on financial data reported by Google Finance?

  • five minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes

How do you use Google Finance to access information about a particular company?

  • Search the company name and click on the link.
  • Send an e-mail request to the Financial Advisor's office.
  • Have your stockbroker forward the information to Google Finance.

Approximately how many sources does Google News compile for comparison with Google Finance charts?

  • more than 1,500
  • more than 2,500
  • more than 4,500

What period of time is covered by Google Finance's Zoom feature?

  • one day to 52 weeks
  • one day to 36 months
  • one day to 10 years

Which of these features must you have on your computer in order to use Google Finance?

  • Windows Media Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Mozilla Firefox

How do you use Google Finance to create spreadsheets?

  • You must input the data by hand.
  • You must request a spreadsheet be sent to you by the Financial Advisor.
  • You can download the information directly.