Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 9e

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Chapter 01 - Introduction to Corporate Finance

Chapter 01 Introduction to Corporate Finance Answer Key

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which one of the following terms is defined as the management of a firm's long-term investments? A. working capital management B. financial allocation C. agency cost analysis D. capital budgeting E. capital structure Refer to section 1.1

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-1 Section: 1.1 Topic: Capital budgeting

2. Which one of the following terms is defined as the mixture of a firm's debt and equity financing? A. working capital management B. cash management C. cost analysis D. capital budgeting E. capital structure Refer to section 1.1

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-1 Section: 1.1 Topic: Capital structure

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3. Which one of the following is defined as a firm's short-term assets and its short-term liabilities? A. working capital B. debt C. investment capital D. net capital E. capital structure Refer to section 1.1

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-1 Section: 1.1 Topic: Working capital

4. A business owned by a solitary individual who has unlimited liability for its debt is called a: A. corporation. B. sole proprietorship. C. general partnership. D. limited partnership. E. limited liability company. Refer to section 1.2

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-3 Section: 1.2 Topic: Sole proprietorship

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5. A business formed by two or more individuals who each have unlimited liability for all of the firm's business debts is called a: A. corporation. B. sole proprietorship. C. general partnership. D. limited partnership. E. limited liability company. Refer to section 1.2

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-3 Section: 1.2 Topic: General partnership

6. A business partner whose potential financial loss in the partnership will not exceed his or her investment in that partnership is called a: A. generally partner. B. sole proprietor. C. limited partner. D. corporate shareholder. E. zero partner. Refer to section 1.2

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-3 Section: 1.2 Topic: Limited partner

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7. A business created as a distinct legal entity and treated as a legal "person" is called a: A. corporation. B. sole proprietorship. C. general partnership. D. limited partnership. E. unlimited liability company. Refer to section 1.2

AACSB: N/A Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-3 Section: 1.2 Topic: Corporation

8. Which one of the following terms is defined as a conflict of interest between the corporate shareholders and the corporate managers? A. articles of incorporation B. corporate breakdown C. agency problem D. bylaws E. legal liability Refer to section 1.4

AACSB: Ethics Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-4 Section: 1.4 Topic: Agency problem

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9. A stakeholder is: A. a person who owns shares of stock. B. any person who has voting rights based on stock ownership of a corporation. C. a person who initially founded a firm and currently has management control over that firm. D. a creditor to whom a firm currently owes money. E. any person or entity other than a stockholder or creditor who potentially has a claim on the cash flows of a firm. Refer to section 1.4

AACSB: Ethics Difficulty: Basic Learning Objective: 1-4 Section: 1.4 Topic: Stakeholder

10. Which of the following questions are addressed by financial managers? I. How should a product be marketed? II. Should customers be given 30 or 45 days to pay for their credit purchases? III. Should the firm borrow more money? IV. Should the...
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