2019 H.S. 1st Year BUSINESS STUDIES Question Paper - myedu365



Full Marks : 100

Pass Marks : 30

Time : 3 Hours

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.


Q. No. 1 carries 1 mark each   1x8 = 8

Q. Nos. 2—6 carry 2 marks each   2x5= 10

Q. Nos. 7—11 carry 3 marks each   3x5=15

Q. Nos. 12—18 carry 5 marks each   5x7 = 35

Q. Nos. 19—22 carry 8 marks each   8x4 = 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 organisation 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 feature 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. (a) Define Organisation as a group activity. 3


(b) Discuss the types of Organisation structure. 3

9. (a) Discuss the objectives of financial planning. 3


(b) Define current assets. Give two examples of current assets. 2+0.5+0.5=3

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


(b) Briefly discuss three important features of entrepreneurship. 3

11. (a) Explain any three factors affecting pricing of a product. 3


(b) Write any three merits of Internal recruitment. 3


12. Define management and discuss its objectives. 2+3=5

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

14. (a) Discuss the Elements of Delegation. 5


(b) Distinguish between delegation and decentralisation of authority. 5

15. Discuss the features of liberalisation. 5

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

17. (a) What do you mean by responsibility centres ? Discuss any three types of responsibility centres. 2+3


(b) Discuss the traditional techniques of management control. 5

18. (a) Explain the main elements of marketing mix. 5


(b) Discuss the factors influencing pricing. 5

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


(b) Discuss the significance of the principles of management. 8

20. (a) Define co-ordination. Discuss the importance of co-ordination. 2+6=8


(b) “Management is considered to be both an Art and Science”. Explain. 8

21. (a) Why planning is considered to be a primary function of management ? Explain the concepts of policy and rule. 2+3+3=8


(b) What is meant by planning? Discuss the steps involved in the planning process. 3+5=8


22. (a) Define financial management. What are the objectives of financial management? 2+6=8


(b) What is capital structure? Mention few factors that influence capital structure. 2+6=8