Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Rules


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The rules in support of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 _______________.

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1. Before the Stock Market Crash of 1929, investors _______________.

2. The central purpose of the rules written by the Securities and Exchange Commission is _______________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Comprehending how the Securities Exchange Commission operates today involves having a historical understanding of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and this quiz has been designed to verify the facts that you know. All of the questions on this quiz are in the fill-in-the-blank style, and the questions require you to know historical facts of what happened before and after this legislation was developed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By incorporating this worksheet and quiz into your study sessions, you can determine what you know about:

  • Supporting rules for the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Investor beliefs before the 1929 crash
  • Purpose of the 1934 Securities Exchange Act
  • Legal information given to stockholders
  • Securities Exchange Commission rules

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools can be used as a way to enhance the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - - ensure that you draw the most important information about the purpose of the 1934 Securities Exchange Act from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the rules for the Securities Exchange Commission and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how investing was done before 1929

Additional Learning

Explore answers to these quiz questions along with supplemental facts by reading through this Securities Exchange Act of 1934: Rules lesson. Dissect the lesson to find quiz answers along with the following details:

  • A background of investment predators
  • Comparison of the 1933 Act with the 1934 Act
  • Transparency and tender offer requirements