What Is a Hedge Fund? - Definition, Structure & Examples


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The difference between a hedge fund and a mutual fund is:

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1. What is a qualification of an accredited investor?

2. Which of the following best describes emerging markets strategies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hedge funds are similar to other types of funds yet have some significant differences. Quiz questions will test your understanding of related definitions and how these funds work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • How hedge funds differ from mutual funds
  • Qualifications of investors
  • Emerging market strategies
  • Hedge fund investors
  • Hedge fund structure

Skills Practiced

By using these assessment tools, students will be able to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to draw the most important information regarding hedge funds from the lesson
  • Defining key phrases - ensure that you are able to define key phrases dealing with the different types of investors
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge you have gained about hedge fund structures to answer quiz questions

Additional Learning

By reviewing the lesson What Is a Hedge Fund? - Definition, Structure & Example, you will learn about the following:

  • Why hedge funds are appealing
  • Hedge fund taxation
  • Famous hedge fund scandals