Held-to-Maturity Securities - Quiz & Worksheet


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Identify the acceptable accounting method used to value HTM securities.

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1. Select the name of marketable securities that are NOT classified as available for sale or trading securities for accounting purposes.

2. What type of securities are HTM securities?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to find out if you understand what held-to-maturity (HTM) securities are. You will need to explain why these securities are different from other types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll see how much you know about:

  • Accounting for HTM securities
  • Marketable securities available for sale in accounting terms
  • Securities that are HTM securities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Held-to-Maturity securities
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why common stock cannot by an HTM security
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how HTM securities are viewed in accounting terms and the way they are shown on the balance sheet

Additional Learning

To find out more about this type of investment, review the lesson titled Held-To-Maturity Securities. You will explore other topics, such as:

  • AFS securities
  • Trading securities
  • Investment intent
  • Security book value