February 28 RAT: Chapter 4/Financial Market Regulation

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CSI105


Spring 2012

Turn in question sheet with the team scorecard at the end of the RAT.

Your Name: ________________________________________



Your Team Number: ________________________


February 28

RAT:
Chapter 4/Financial Market Regulation

Directions
:



Put your UA ID Number
, team number and date

on the iRAT bubble form.



Please mark the corre
ct answer to each question on your answer sheet and turn it in to your team folder.



Keep this question sheet and make sure to mark your answers on it as well so that you can refer to them during
the team quiz.



Hand in this question sheet with your team sc
orecard at the end of the RAT.

1)

Search engines
CANNOT

index…

a.

databases.

b.

PDF documents.

c.

sites that require free registration.

d.

sites that require paid registration.

e.

all of the above. (pg 151)


2)

For most of us, a way to find things in the vast store of digital
data on the web is…

a.

browsing hierarchical structures.

b.

u
sing search engines. (pg 110)

c.

entering the URL of a known site.

d.

consulting a professional researcher to find it for us.

e.

bookmarking websites.


3)

A sponsored link is….

a.

a link that is posted by a party ind
ependent of the link’s host and the website’s host.

b.

a link that is at the top of a search result regardless if that link’s company paid the search
engine to put it there.

c.

a link someone has paid a search engine to put on their page. (pg 113)

d.

a link that al
ways has fancy advertisement.

e.

a link that is always on everyone’s search radar.


4)

Which of the following does a search engine NOT do?

a.

Determine the relevance of each possible result to the query.

b.

Understand the query.

c.

Determine the ranking of individual res
ults.

d.

Present the results.

e.

Search the entire web. (pg 120
-
121)


5)

“Pay
-
per
-
click” (PPC) advertising assesses fees based on…

a.

the amount of characters in the link.

b.

how many times the advertiser clicks the link to edit it.

c.

based on how many sales the company ma
kes from the advertisement.

d.

the number of times a user clicks the link. (pg 141)

e.

how large the company is in terms of capital.

Turn in question sheet wit
h the team scorecard at the end of the RAT.


6)

A simple way for a computer to look up something in an ordered index is to…

a.

check the middle item and see if the item is in the
first or second half, subdivide the half that it
is in and repeat until the result is found. (pg 127)

b.

use the “control F” (find) function with a Windows platform.

c.

go through each of the possibilities starting at the first entry until it reaches the last en
try.

d.

check each item in the index simultaneously and pull out the relevant one.

e.

ask a server to process the request.


7)

The intent of search engine optimization is to…

a.

increase the efficiency of indexing.

b.

return quick search results.

c.

return accurate results.

d.

increase the traffic that will come to the website. (pg 148
-
149)

e.

return quick, reliable, efficient, and unbiased results.


8)

High frequency trading (HFT) relies mainly on:

a.

Instantaneous response to changes of flawed leadership within publicly
-
traded corpora
tions

b.

Information generated virtually in real time by corporate insiders

c.

Sophisticated deep analyses of thousands of companies’ financial statements

d.

The ability to understand instantly and deeply the financial connections among global units of
multinationa
l firms.

e.

Huge databases of historical data on price patterns


9)

High frequency trading and algorithmic trading has most increased demand for which occupation
below in financial markets and financial market regulation:

a.

Computer scientists, mathematicians, an
d physicists

b.

Accountants able to analyze the details of complex financial statements

c.

Attorneys specializing in law governing complex financial market issues

d.

Financial analysts

e.

Prosecutors and those with experience as prosecutors


10)

The “flash crash” refers
to

a.

The major drop in the value of financial instruments in October 1987

b.

The decline in the value of securities markets in 2008
-
2009 due to reduced investor confidence
and subsequent withdrawal from trading because of concerns over HFT

c.

A major drop within a

one
-
hour period in stock market indices in May 2010.

d.

The shut
-
down for two hours of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May 2010 due to a single
incorrect entry in a trading algorithm

e.

None of the above