A Stock Market History Trivia Quiz

Test your knowledge of stock market history in this trivia quiz:

When was the New York Stock Exchange founded?

A. 1790
B. 1817
C. 1849
D. 1863

What British company is credited as the first to issue stocks and shares?

A. Hudson Bay Company

B. East India Company

C. Royal African Company

D. South Sea Company

What year did the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) reach 1,000 points for the first time?
A . 1897

B . 1901                              

C . 1906                  

D . 1916

4 . Who was the architect for the construction of "Wall Street", originally a defense wall built by Dutch settlers in 1653?         

A . Peter Stuyvesant    

B . Abraham van Ruyven    

C . John Chamberlain        

D . Edmund Andros

5 .What year did Black Monday occur, resulting in the largest one-day percentage decline on record at the time?        

A . 1972    

B . 1987    

C . 1997    

D . 2003

Put your answers in the comments! See how well you did!