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Can you speak Wall Street-ese? Take our stock market quiz.

Wall Street has its own jargon. Do you speak it? (Brendan McDermid/Reuters/File)

Bull? Bear? Sell short? Buy a put? Brokers and investors speak a language of their own. If you're a market junkie or an individual investor who wants to know more about how stock exchanges work, test your knowledge of Wall Street speak with this 20-question quiz:

- Denali TietjenContributor

1. What does IPO stand for?

An IPO is the first sale of stock shares by a private company to the general public. It's also known as a stock market launch.

An IPO is the first sale of stock shares by a private company to the general public. It's also known as a stock market launch.

An IPO is the first sale of stock shares by a private company to the general public. It's also known as a stock market launch.

An IPO is the first sale of stock shares by a private company to the general public. It's also known as a stock market launch.

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