What Are Stock Dividends & Stock Splits?


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Why would a company go public?

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1. Which is true of corporations?

2. Which is considered a disadvantage of stock ownership?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are both advantages and disadvantages to owning stock. The quiz tests your knowledge of the benefits and drawbacks of stock ownership, and also asks you to identify key concepts about corporations, dividends, and stock splits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials measure your knowledge of:

  • Corporations
  • The effects of owning stock
  • Concepts related to dividends and stock splits

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet test these abilities:

  • Making connections - understand and evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of stock ownership
  • Interpreting information - draw conclusions about stocks and dividends based on what you have learned
  • Defining key concepts - demonstrate understanding of key terms and ideas related to stocks, dividends, and stock splits

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, view the lesson What Are Stock Dividends & Stock Splits? The objectives for this lesson include:

  • Define a corporation
  • Identify key terms related to corporations
  • Understand stock ownership, dividends, and capital gains
  • See the effects of stock splits