Cash Dividends & Dividend Payment


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Which of the following is NOT one of the three most common types of dividends?

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1. Ali receives a dividend check in the mail. Why would we call this a cash dividend?

2. A jam company sends each of its shareholders a jar of jam. What kind of dividend is this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to check your knowledge of the different types of dividends that exist today, be sure to use the quiz and worksheet. Receiving dividend checks in the mail and the three most common types of dividends are some topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the multiple-choice quiz to figure out how much you know about:

  • Dividend involved when shareholders receive a jar of jam from a jam company
  • Types of dates related to dividends
  • Three most common forms of dividends
  • Type of dividend that you receive in the mail

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the three most common types of dividends
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information and interpret it correctly about the term regarding the last date that the buyer of stock is eligible to receive a dividend
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about special dates pertaining to dividends

Additional Learning

Keep expanding on your knowledge of these business topics by working through the lesson, Cash Dividends & Dividend Payment. Using this lesson helps you review more about:

  • The meaning of dividend
  • Characteristics of different types of dividends
  • How dates regarding dividends differ