CBSE Question Paper 2015 class 12 Business Studies

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CBSE Question Paper 2015 class 12 Business Studies conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi in the month of March 2015. CBSE previous year question papers with solution are available in myCBSEguide mobile app and cbse guide website. The Best CBSE App for students and teachers is myCBSEguide which provides complete study material and practice papers to cbse schools in India and abroad.

CBSE Question Paper 2015 class 12 Business Studies

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CBSE Question Paper 2015 class 12 Business Studies

Class 12 Business Studies list of chapters

Business Studies Part  – I

  1. Nature and Significance of Management
  2. Principles of Management
  3. Management and Business Environment
  4. Planning
  5. Organising
  6. Staffing
  7. Directing
  8. Controlling

Business Studies Part  – II

  1. Business Finance
  2. Financial markets
  3. Marketing
  4. Consumer Protection
  5. Entreprenuership Development

CBSE Question Paper 2015 class 12 Business Studies

General Instructions:
(i) Answer to questions carrying 1 mark may be from one word to one sentence.
(ii) Answer to questions carrying 3 marks may be from 50 to 75 words.
(iii) Answer to questions carrying 4-5 marks may be about 150 words.
(iv) Answer to questions carrying 6 marks may be about 200 words.
(v) Attempt all parts of a question together.
(vi) Question Nos. 1 to 8 are very short-answer questions carrying 1 mark each.
(vii) Question Nos. 9 to 13 carry 3 marks each.
(viii) Question Nos. 14 to 19 carry 4 marks each.
(ix) Question Nos. 20 to 22 carry 5 marks each.
(x) Question Nos. 23 to 25 carry 6 marks each.

Q1. What is meant by ‘efficiency’ in management?

Q2. How does co-ordination integrates group efforts? State.

Q3. Give the meaning of ‘Method’ as a type of plan.

Q4. To make the annual function of the school successful the principal of the school divided all the activities into task groups each dealing with a specific area like rehearsals, decoration, stage management, refreshments etc. Each group was placed under the overall supervision of a senior teacher. Identify the function of management performed by the Principal in doing so.

Q5. Besides the investment decision the finance function is concerned with two other broad decisions. Name these decisions.

Q6. A textile company is diversifying and starting a steel manufacturing plant. State with reason the effect of diversification on the fixed capital requirements of the company.

Q7. A TV manufacturing company is spending substantial amount of money to persuade the target customers to buy its T.V. sets through advertisements, personal selling and sales promotion techniques. Identify the element of marketing mix referred here.

Q8. On the eve of Diwali Ravi purchased two kilograms of sweets from Nandan Sweets. On consumption of sweets his wife fell sick and was to be hospitalized. Ravi wanted to file a case in the consumer forum but could not do so because he did not have any proof of buying the sweets from Nandan sweets. Name the document that Ravi could had obtained for filing the complaint in the consumer forum.

Q9. State any three advantages of formal organization.

Q10.There are some characteristics that should be kept in mind while choosing a brand name. Explain any two such characteristics that a good brand name should have.

Q11. Name and define the process that helps in finding possible candidates for a job or a function.

Q12. ‘Efficient functioning of stock exchange creates a conducive climate for active and growing primary market for new issues as well as for an active and healthy secondary market.’ In the light of this statement state any three functions of a stock exchange.

Q13. Neha was a regional sales manager in ‘Good Look Garments Ltd’ for ten years. On the retirement of the marketing manager Neha applied for the same post as she was extremely ambitious and had dedicated all her energies to obtain the post of marketing manager. However, the top management of the company decided to fill this post by selecting a better person from outside the company. Because of this Neha was heart-broken and her performance declined.

When the new marketing manager joined, one of her major problems was how to motivate and inspire Neha to her former level of performance?

Suggest any three non-financial incentives that the new marketing manager may use to motivate Neha.

Q14. Explain how does the understanding of business environment help the management in the following:

 (a) tapping useful resources; and

  (b) coping with rapid changes.

Q15. An environmental conscious multinational company “AXN Ltd.” follows certain well defined business principles that result to minimize the employee turnover. Following are some of the important environmental factors followed by ‘AXN Ltd.’

(1) Honour the law of every country in which it operates.

(2) Respect the culture and customs of all nations.

(3) Provide clean and safe products to enhance the quality of life throughout the world.

(4) Develop a culture in the company that enhances individual creativity and teamwork while honouring mutual trust and respect between management and labour.

From the above:

(i) Identify and state any one general principle of management and any one dimension of business environment.

(ii) Also identify any two values which the above guiding principles and environmental factors are conveying to the society.

Q16. It is deciding in advance what to do and how to do. It is one of the basic managerial functions. It requires that before doing something, the manager must formulate an idea of how to work on a particular task. This function is closely connected with creativity

and innovation. It seeks to bridge the gap between where we are and where we want to go and is performed at all levels of management.

Inspite of this the function of management referred above has a number of limitations.  Explain any two such limitations.

Q17. Mr. Naresh recently completed his M.B.A. from one of the Indian Institutes of Management in Human Resource Management. He has been appointed as Human Resource Manager in a Truck Manufacturing Company. The company has 1,500employees and has an expansion plan in hand that may require additional 500 persons for various types of jobs. Mr. Naresh has been given the complete charge of the company’s Human Resource Department.

List out the specialized activities that Mr. Naresh is supposed to perform as the Human Resource Manager of the company.

Q18. State any four factors which affects the requirements of working capital requirements of a company.

Q19. Your company has setup a food processing unit in Kashmir with a production capacity of 10,000 litres of apple juice per day. The company plans to market the apple juice in tetra pack of 100 mililitres. Design a label for the same.

Q20. A company has been registered under the Companies Act with an authorized share capital of Rs20,000 crores. Its registered office is situated in Delhi and manufacturing unit in a backward district of Rajasthan. Its marketing department is situated in Bhopal. The company is manufacturing Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

(i) Suggest with the help of a diagram a suitable organization structure for the company.

(ii) State any three advantages of this organization structure.

Q21. Explain any five points of importance of directing function of management.

Q22.’I-phone India Ltd.’ is a manufacturer of advanced category of mobile phones. The company trained its engineers from Japan. It markets its mobile phones domestically as well as internationally. The company had a substantial market share and had a loyal customer following because of quality of its i-phone. From the last financial year the company had been unable to achieve its targets because of competition in the market. The company is planning to revamp its controlling system,

(i) Identify the concepts of management involved in the above para.

(ii) State the steps of the revamped controlling process to be followed by the company to solve this problem.

(iii) Also, state any one value which the company wants to communicate to the society.

Q23. Aman, Ahmad and Ally are partners in a firm engaged in the distribution of dairy products in Maharashtra state. Aman is a holder of Senior Secondary School Certificate from Central Board of Secondary Education with Business Studies as one of his elective

subjects. Ahmad had done his post graduation in History and Ally in dairy farming. One day there was a serious discussion between Ahmad and Ally regarding the nature of management, Ahmad argued that management was a profession. Whereas Ally argued

against it saying that the legal and medical profession are the only professions because they fulfill1 all the conditions of profession. Aman on the basis of his knowledge of business studies explained the nature of management as a profession to Ahmad and Ally. Explain, how Aman would have satisfied both Ahmad and Ally

Q24. There are a number of factors which affect the fixation of the price of a product. Explain any four such factors.

Q25. Distinguish between money market and capital market on the basis of:

(a) Participants

(b) Instruments

(c) Safety and

(d) Expected return

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