First question:
Since the portfolio is equally weighted, the stock which has the lowest beta contribute the least market risk to the portfolio. In the given case, Makissi Corp. has the lowest beta.
Hence the answer is the last option: Makissi Corp.
Second question:
Since the portfolio is equally weighted, the stock which has the lowest standard deviation contribute the least standalone risk to the portfolio. In the given case, Zaxatti Enterprises has the lowest beta.
Hence the answer is the third option: Zaxatti Enterprises
Third question:
Portfolio beta is the weighted average beta of all stocks included.
Portfolio beta= 1.02 as below:
As per CAPM, required return on portfolio= Rf+MRP*Beta
Where Rf= Risk free rate (given as 7%) and MRP= Market Risk Premium (given as 8.5%)
Plugging the values,
Required return on portfolio= 7%+8.5%*1.02 = 7%+8.67% = 15.67%
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