2016 H.S. 2nd Year BUSINESS STUDIES Question Paper

Full Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 30
Time: 3 hours

The figures in the origin indicate full marks for the questions

Q. No. 1 carries a mark each                        1 X 8 = 8
Q. No. 2-6 carry 2 marks each                     2 X 5 = 10
Q. No. 7-11 carry 3 marks each                   3 X 5 = 15
Q. No. 12-18 carry 5 marks each                 5 X 7 = 35
Q. No. 19-22 carry 8 marks each                 8 X 4 = 32
Total= 100

1.(a) Why is it said that management is pervasive? 1
(b) What is the main objective of fatigue study?   1
(c) What is the first step of staffing process? 1
(d) When working capital becomes negative? 1
(e) What is the other name of primary market? 1
(f) What do you mean by Brand?  1
(g) Name the association that has devised a code of conduct for Indian managers. 1
(h) How management principles are derived?    1

2. Write two difference between authority and responsibility.   2

3. Give two points of distinction between training and development. 2

4. State two importance of supervision. 2

5. Mention two points of distinction between rules and policies. 2

6. Write two features of capital market.  2

7. Explain briefly the process of controlling. 3

8. State three advantages of management information system.  3
State Return on Investment (ROI) as a technique of modern control.  3

9. Explain three factors affecting financing decision of a corporate organization.  3

Explain three basic areas of financial management.  3

10. State the importance of consumer protection from businessmen’s point of view. 3


Write three objectives of entrepreneurial development.   3

11. How complaints are redressed under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. 3

State any three function of an entrepreneur in relation to economic development. 3

12. Outline briefly the process of planning. 5

 State five leading importance of planning. 5

13. Distinguish between Taylor’s scientific management and Fayol’s principles of management. 5

14. What is liberalization? Explain the process of liberalization.   5


Discuss the impact of economic reforms on business and industry. 5

15. Explain five different off the job methods of training.   5

16. Give five reasons to support management as a profession. 5

17. State five functions of stock exchange in India. 5

18. What is packaging? What are its function?     5

19. What do you mean by delegation of authority? What are its elements? Why delegation of authority is considered essential in management?             8

What are the steps in the process of organizing? State four points explaining the importance of organizing.  8

20. Explain Abraham Maslow’s theory on hierarchy of needs and mention the basic assumptions of the theory.     8


Outline the concept of leadership in management. What are the qualities of an ideal business   leader 8

21. Discuss four internal and external factors affecting capital structure decision of a company. 8

What are the aspects of dividend decision? Explain six factors affecting dividend decision of a company. 8

22. What is personal selling? State three advantages of personal selling. How personal selling is helpful to the society. 8

State four components of physical distribution. Why physical distribution is assuming greater importance day by day.      8