finm 8016 anu
SCHOOL OF FINANCE, ACTUARIAL STUDIES AND APPLIED STATISTICS
Applied Portfolio Construction (FINM 3008)
Study Period: 15 minutes
Time Allowed: 2 hours
A4 sheet of notes (2-sided), calculator, dictionary
This exam is worth a total of 20 marks. It comprises 19 questions in two parts. Part A
contains sixteen (16) multiple choice questions, each worth 0.5 marks. Part B contains three (3) questions requiring written answers, each worth 4 marks.
Part A: Multiple choice Answers are to be submitted via a multiple choice answer sheet. It is highly
recommended that students complete the answer sheet with a 2B pencil, as this makes choice answers.)
Part B: Written answer questions – Answers are to be submitted via a script book.
Where the question refers to either ‘describe’ or ‘identify’ or ‘list’, a fact-based answer is expected. Where the question refers to either ‘explain’, ‘discuss’ or ‘outline’, the answer should demonstrate an understanding of the underlying concepts and their application. Candidates are expected to attempt ALL questions.
This examination paper consists of 8 pages in total, including the cover page.