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Is it obvious or not obvious why some stores charge customers (annual for eg.) a fee in order to sell them their products?
Last Answer : I worked in a grocery store that was a Franchise and that company charges a fee to have the ideal placement on the shelves, or near the cash register , knowing that some people (or most) buy on impulse. That is why adverting of a product with colorful and eye catching themes becomes very important .

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If the purchases made during the year were Rs. 60,000, the balance of stock in trade at the beginning and at the end of the year were Rs. 12,000 and Rs. 9,000 respectively and the gross profit on sales was 1/5th, when which ... year ? (A) Rs. 15,750 (B) Rs. 14,000 (C) Rs. 12,500 (D) Rs. 17,250
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 12,500

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The loss on the sale of old furniture is debited to– (A) profit & loss account (B) furniture account (C) trading account (D) depreciation account
Last Answer : Answer: profit & loss account

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Maintenance of intended delegation requires that decisions lying within the individual managers' authority should be made by them and not referred upwards in the organizational hierarchy. This is ... scalar principle (C) authority level principle (D) principle of absoluteness of responsibility
Last Answer : Answer: authority level principle

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Wider span of control is effective in organization where– (A) authority delegation is inadequate (B) tasks are complex (C) thorough subordinate training scheme exists (D) the leadership style is authoritarian
Last Answer : Answer: thorough subordinate training scheme exists

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One of the major disadvantages of the Matrix form of organization structure is that– (A) it does not pinpoint product profit responsibility (B) it is not oriented towards results (C) there is possibility of disunity of command (D) it generates rivalry between line and staff members
Last Answer : Answer: there is possibility of disunity of command

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Which Stock Exchange was the first to introduce a transparent, screen-based trading system in the wholesale debt market including govt. securities in 1994 ? (A) Bombay Stock Exchange (B) Delhi Stock Exchange (C) National Stock Exchange (D) Jaipur Stock Exchange
Last Answer : Answer: National Stock Exchange

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Which one of the following statements is false ? (A) The Open Market Operations involve the sale or purchase of govt. securities by the Central Bank (B) The RBI manages longterm liquidity through ... change the proportion of govt. securities held by the RBI, Commercial Banks and Co-operative Banks
Last Answer : Answer: The RBI manages longterm liquidity through rapos

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The Open Market Operations [OMOs] is an important tool of– (A) Forex management (B) Liquidity management (C) Inventory management (D) Marketing management
Last Answer : Answer: Liquidity management

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Which one of the following is not an objective of the introduction of Primary Dealer System ? (A) To encourage a voluntary holding of govt. securities amongst a wider investor base (B) To ... (C) To strengthen the private equity infrastructure (D) To strengthen the govt. securities infrastructure
Last Answer : Answer: To strengthen the private equity infrastructure

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The tool used by auditor to monitor and control the progress of audit work is– (A) Engagement diary (B) Audit programme (C) Audit working papers (D) Audit notes.
Last Answer : Answer: Audit programme

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Which one of the following securities cannot be issued by a Public Limited Company in India ? (A) Participating preference shares (B) Redeemable preference shares (C) Deferred shares (D) Debentures.
Last Answer : Answer: Deferred shares

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If the goodwill raised at the time of retirement of a partner is to be written-off, then the capital accounts of the remaining partners are debited in– (A) New profit sharing ratio (B) Capital ratio (C) Old profit sharing ratio (D) Sacrificing ratio
Last Answer : Answer: Old profit sharing ratio

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When an incoming partner purchases his share from any one of the existing partners, then- (A) total assets of the firm do not change (B) total assets of the firm will be augmented to the extent ... ) change in total assets of the firm will depend upon the new profit sharing ratio of the partners
Last Answer : Answer: total assets of the firm do not change

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Any person aggrieved by any decision or order of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal can appeal to which one of the following and within how much period ? (A) High Court, within 30 days (B) ... Court within 60 days (C) SEBI within 90 days (D) Department of Companies Affairs within 60 days
Last Answer : Answer: Supreme Court within 60 days

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Which one of the following ratios is likely to be affected the most on account of price level changes ? (A) Current Ratio (B) Inventory Turnover Ratio (C) Debtors’ Turnover Ratio (D) Fixed Assets Turnover Ratio
Last Answer : Answer: Debtors’ Turnover Ratio

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The current ratio is 3 : 2 and the amount of current liabilities is Rs. 40,000. What is the amount of current assets ? (A) Rs. 60,000 (B) Rs. 70,000 (C) Rs. 80,000 (D) Rs. 1,00,000
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 60,000

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A company forfeited 30 equity shares of Rs. 10 each fully called-up, for non-payment of allotment money of Rs. 3 and call-money of Rs. 4 per share. If these shares are reissued at Rs. 8 per share fully paid, the amount ... to capital reserve will be- (A) Rs. 300 (B) Rs. 60 (C) Rs. 90 (D) Rs. 30
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 30

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A company can forfeit shares if the– (A) shareholder fails to pay the amount of the call during the stipulated time (B) shareholder pays calls in advance (C) shareholder does not pay the application money (D) shares have been issued at par
Last Answer : Answer: shareholder fails to pay the amount of the call during the stipulated time

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Dividend can be paid generally out of– (A) share premium account (B) capital redemption reserve account (C) current year’s profits (D) All of these
Last Answer : Answer: current year’s profits

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Which one of the following functions is served most by information technology ? (A) Replacement of human labour (B) Provision for a handle to the management to improve industrial relations (C) Substitution of human information processing (D) Rationalisation of office work
Last Answer : Answer: Rationalisation of office work

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Which one of the following is the most appropriate task of office management ? (A) Creation of profit centre (B) Creation of control centre (C) Making office supplies available (D) Supervision of production Quality Control
Last Answer : Answer: Creation of control centre

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In which one of the following, Crisis Management is reflected ? (A) Future expansion plans of business (B) Organization Development Programme (C) Short-term Manpower Planning (D) Prudent managerial leadership
Last Answer : Answer: Prudent managerial leadership

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Job Evaluation is carried on mainly for– (A) identifying geographical locational factors of business enterprise (B) promoting job satisfaction (C) simplifying wage administration (D) meeting competition effectively
Last Answer : Answer: simplifying wage administration

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Which term is used in the field of Banking? (A) Current Account (B) Plasma (C) Follow on (D) Cold chain
Last Answer : Answer: Current Account

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The ‘Buy Back of Shares’ was prohibited in India until– (A) October 31, 1998 (B) October 31, 2000 (C) October 31, 2001 (D) October 31, 2002
Last Answer : Answer: October 31, 1998

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Which one of the following statements is false ? (A) A Demat Share' is held by the depository on behalf of the investor whereas a Physical Share' is held by the investor himself (B) There is no ... number like a Physical Share' (D) The Demat Share' cannot be converted into a Physical Share'
Last Answer : Answer: The ‘Demat Share’ cannot be converted into a ‘Physical Share’

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Retain trading in government securities at select stock exchanges commercial in– (A) Jan. 2001 (B) Jan. 2002 (C) Jan. 2003 (D) Jan. 2004
Last Answer : Answer: Jan. 2003

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While auditing the financial statements of non-corporate enterprises, the auditor's duties and scope of work would be governed by- (A) the statute passed by the Parliament (B) the Companies Act, 1956, and ... (C) the agreement with his client. (D) the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961
Last Answer : Answer: the agreement with his client.

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Burns and Stalker model for categorising organisations by structural design uses the terms– (A) Functional and geographic (B) Functional and organic (C) Geographic and mechanistic (D) Mechanistic and organic.
Last Answer : Answer: Functional and organic

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Which of the following is called Backbone of auditing ? (A) Routine checking (B) Vouching (C) Internal checks (D) Internal control
Last Answer : Answer: Vouching

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Hawthorne studies have underlined the significance of which of the following ? (A) System approach to management (B) Contingency approach to management (C) Modern approach to management (D) Human relations approach to management.
Last Answer : Answer: Human relations approach to management.

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Which one of the following is the most appropriate management control technique for timely completion of a project ? (A) Organisation chart (B) Management by Objectives (C) PERT (D) Span of control
Last Answer : Answer: PERT

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Which audit is carried out during the accounting period with some interval, it is called– (A) periodic audit (B) partial audit (C) continuous audit (D) interim audit
Last Answer : Answer: continuous audit

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Which among the following is the societal obligation of accounting ? (A) To ascertain profit correctly (B) To maintain the records of the assets and liabilities of organisation (C) To establish effective organizational control (D) To be helpful in correct tax assessment
Last Answer : Answer: To be helpful in correct tax assessment

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Alfa Company Limited acquired the business of M/s Bharat Traders. The valuation of the items acquired was-building Rs. 1,20,000; machinery Rs. 80,000 and stock-in-trade Rs. 30,000. The company issued in lieu of the above items 800, ... ) Rs. 2,30,000 (B) Rs. 1,00,000 (C) Rs. 50,000 (D) Rs. 30,000
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 30,000

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With regard to the rate of return on investment (ROI), which one of the following statements is not valid ? (A) It is an overall indicator of the profitability of an enterprise (B) It is a ... superior measure compared to the cash flow generated per share (D) It was first developed by Dupont, USA
Last Answer : Answer: It is a superior measure compared to the cash flow generated per share

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The return on capital employed shows the combined effect of– (A) net profit ratio and inventory turnover ratio (B) operating ratio and net profit ratio (C) net profit ratio and capital turnover ratio (D) gross profit ratio and capital turnover ratio
Last Answer : Answer: operating ratio and net profit ratio

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Increase in the installation of Personal Computer is mainly due to– (A) monotony of work (B) reduction of fatigue (C) improvement of efficiency (D) lowering work load
Last Answer : Answer: improvement of efficiency

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Which one of the following aims is achieved most through Office Record keeping ? (A) Efficiency of operations on shop floor (B) Business reputation (C) Storage of documents (D) Helping decision making
Last Answer : Answer: Storage of documents

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The most important advantage of centralization of office services is– (A) specialization (B) higher departmental loyalty (C) no delay in providing services (D) less burden of work
Last Answer : Answer: less burden of work

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Which one of the following correctly signifies the purpose of an Organization Chart ? (A) Office Décor (B) Indication of available Office services (C) Flow of Authority (D) High Morale
Last Answer : Answer: Flow of Authority

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A limited company makes a net profit of Rs. 2,00,000 after writing off preliminary expenses amounting to Rs. 20,000 and providing for depreciation on assets amounting to Rs. 40,000 and gain of Rs. 10,000 on sale of a piece of ... 2,00,000 (B) Rs. 2,40,000 (C) Rs. 2,50,000 (D) Rs. 2,60,000
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 2,50,000

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The matrix management model is based on a matrix of values between 0 and 9 for two primary variables. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? (A) 1 only (B) 2 only (C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Last Answer : Answer: Both 1 and 2

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Consider the following statements–
Last Answer : Managerial grid is an organizational concept that brings together teams of individuals from specialized jobs and departments for achieving specific results in defined periods of time.

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On an equity share of Rs. 100, the minimum amount payable on application under the law should be– (A) Rs. 20 (B) Rs. 15 (C) Rs. 10 (D) Rs. 5
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 5

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Bonus Shares are issued to– (A) Equity Shareholders (B) Preference Shareholders (C) Debenture Holders (D) Secured Creditors
Last Answer : Answer: Equity Shareholders

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X Ltd. forfeited 20 shares of Rs. 10 each on which Rs. 6 per share were paid. If out of these shares, 8 shares were reissued to Ram as fully paid up on payment of Rs. 5 50 per share, the amount that will remain standing ... Share Forfeited A/c will be- (A) Rs. 48 (B) Rs. 72 (C) Rs. 84 (D) Rs. 120
Last Answer : Answer: Rs. 120

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The maximum rate of underwriting commission on debentures is– (A) 10% (B) 2•5% (C) 12•5% (D) 5%
Last Answer : Answer: 2•5%

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