2020 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) Write one important objective of management.    1
(b) What is a trade mark?    1
(c) In which year Govt. of India announced the new Industrial Policy?   1
(d) Write True or False:
 (i) Training is a systematic learning process.        1
 (ii) Setting the standard of performance is the first step in the control process. 1
 (iii) Services can be stored.   1
 (iv) Convenience products have a regular and continuous demand.   1
 (v) ISI mark signifies Quality assurance on electrical goods.  1

2. What is meant by recruitment?   2

3. What is meant by ratio analysis?  2

4. Write two features of capital market?   2

5. Write two difference between authority and responsibility.   2

6. State two importance of supervision.                 2

7. What do you mean by management by exception?     3

8. Outline three leading features of a good control system.   3

9. Discuss three objectives of financial planning.                  3


State the three decisions involved in financial management.  3

10. What are the legal protections offered to consumers under the consumer protection Act, 1986. 3


Who is an entrepreneur? Mention the functions of an entrepreneur.  3

11. Explain any three rights ensured to consumers in India.  3


What do you understand by entrepreneurial attitude?   3

12. Discuss five principles of Management developed by Henry Fayol.  5

13. Why co-ordination is considered as the essence of management?   5
 Explain the techniques of scientific management.  5

14. How globalization has affected business in India? Explain.  5

15. Distinguish between functional structure and divisional structure.  5

16. State five disadvantages of internal sources of recruitment. 5

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

18. What is publicity? Distinguish between advertising and publicity.        2+3= 5

 Explain the functions of marketing.        5

19. What do you mean by delegation of authority? What are its elements? Why delegation of authority is considered essential in management?           2+2+4=8

What are the steps in the process of organizing? State four points explaining the importance of organizing.   3+5=8

20. What is training? Explain any six of the job training methods followed by the organizations. 2+6=8


Explain the importance of staffing. Distinguish between recruitment and selection.  5+3= 8

21. Discuss four internal and external factors affecting capital structure decision of a company. 4+4=8


What are the aspects of dividend decision? Explain six factors affecting dividend decision of a company.  2+6=8

22. What is SEBI ? Discuss its functions.  2+6= 8


Distinguish between money market and capital market. Explain the features of money market. 3+5=8