2019 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) Who is known as the father of scientific management?      1
(b) In which year Indian economy was opened up?   1
(c) Budget is a quantitative expression. (Write True or False)  1
(d) Name the organization which regulates the working of banks in India.  1
(e) Name one method of on the job training.     1
(f) Give the full form of SEBI.      1
(g) Name one features of a good control system.  1
(h) Name one external source of recruitment.   1

2. What is ratio analysis?  2

3. State two objectives of NSE. 2

4. Write two differences between advertising and personal selling?  2

5. Give two differences between capital market and money market. 2

6. Explain two rights given to consumers under the consumer protection Act, 1986. 2

7. Explain the concept of Taylor’s Differential Piece Rate system. 3

8. Define organization as a group activity. 3


 Discuss the types of Organization structure. 3

9. Discuss the objectives of financial planning.    3


Define current assets. Give two examples of current assets. 3

10. Who can file a complaint before a consumer court? 3


Briefly discuss three important features of entrepreneurship.    3

11. Explain any three features affecting pricing of a product.       3


Write any three merits of internal recruitment.      3  

12. Define management and discuss its objectives.  5

13. Explain the impact of Economic Reforms on Business and Industry.   5

14. Discuss the elements of Delegation.      5          


 Distinguish between delegation and decentralization of authority. 5

15. Discuss the features of liberalization.   5

16. Analyse the steps involved in the staffing process of an organization.    5

17. What do you mean by responsibility centers?  Discuss any three types of responsibility center. 2+3=5


Discuss the traditional techniques management control.     5

18. Explain the main elements of marketing mix.   5

Discuss the factors influencing pricing.   5

19. Discuss the contributions of Taylor and Fayol in the context of management.   8


Discuss the significance of the principles of management. 8

20. Define co-ordination. Discuss the importance of co-ordination. 8


“Management is considered to be both as an Art and Science” – Explain. 8

21. Why planning is considered to be a primary function of management? Explain the concept of policy and rule.  8


 What is meant by planning? Discuss the steps involved in the planning process.  8

22. Define financial management. What are the objectives of financial management? 8


What is capital structure? Mention few factors that influence capital structure.   8