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

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Wall Street has its own jargon. Do you speak it?

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:

1. What is a ‘short squeeze?’

When shorters hold or “squeeze" their securities close and refuse to sell

When stock prices rise against shorters’ predictions, racking up shorters’ losses and “squeezing” them out of their positions

When investors increasingly try to short a stock, “squeezing” themselves into the market as shorters

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