(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper 2015-16 : Business Studies

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper 2015-16 : Business Studies

BUSINESS STUDIES SAMPLE PAPER

2015-16

S.No.

Questions and Answers

Marks and

Typology

Unit

1

State any one characteristic of co-ordination.

1K

I

2

How does management help in increasing efficiency?

1U

I

3

What is meant by “single use plan.?”:

1K

II

4

Laxmi Chemicals Ltd., a soap manufacturing company wanted to increase its  market  share  from  30%  to 55%  in  the  long  run.  A  recent  report submitted by the Research &Development Department of the company had  predicted a growing trend of herbal and organic products. On the basis of this report the company decided to diversify into new variety of soaps with natural ingredients having benefits and fragrances of Jasmine, Rose, Lavendear, Mogra, Lemon Grass, Green Apple, Strawberry etc. The Unique Selling Proposition (USP) was to promote eco-friendly living in the contemporary life style. The company decided to allocate Rs.30 crores to achieve the objective.

Identify  the  type  of  one  of  the  functions  of  management  mentioned above which will help the company to acquire dominant position in the market.

1H

II

5

Reshu’s  father has gifted her shares of  a large  cement company, with which he had been working. The securities were in physical form. She already  has  a  bank  account  and  does  not  possess any  other  forms of securities. She wished to sell the shares and approached a registered broker for the purpose. Mention one mandatory detail which she will have to provide with the broker.

1A

IV

6

How do rising prices affect the requirement of working capital of an organisation?

1U

IV

7

Good Living Ltd. manufactures mosquito repellent tablets. These tablets are packed in strips of 12 tablets each. Each of these strips are packed in a cardboard box, 48 such boxes are then placed in a big corrugated box and delivered to various retailers for sale. State the purpose of packaging the tablets in a corrugated box.

1A

V

8

Shreemaya Hotel in Indore was facing a problem of low demand for its rooms due to off season. The Managing Director (MD) of the hotel, Mrs. Sakina   was  very  worried.  She  called  upon  the  Marketing  Manager, Mr.Kapoor for his advice. He suggested, that the  hotel should announce an offer of  ‘3 Days and 2 Nights hotel stay packaged with free breakfast and one day religious visit to Omkarehswar and Mahakaleshwar Temples’. The MD liked the suggestion  very  much. Identify the promotional tool, which  can  be  used  by  the  hotel,   through  which  large  number  of prospective pilgrimage tourists, all over the country and also abroad, can be reached, informed and persuaded to use the incentive.

1H

V

9

State any three points which highlight the importance of delegation for an organisation.

3K

II

10

Explain any two factors affecting price of a product.

3U

V

11

‘If anything goes wrong with the performance of key activities, the entire organization suffers. Therefore, the organization should focus on them.’ Explain the statement with a suitable example.

3U

III

12

Aakanksha, Nikita and Parishma are the owners of a handicraft unit in the

3H

III

 

urban area of Dibrugarh in Assam, which is involved in the manufacturing and  marketing  of  Sital  Pati,  traditional  mats  and  Jappi  (the  traditional headgear). They decided to shift this manufacturing unit to a rural area with an objective of reducing the cost and providing job opportunities to the locals. They followed the functional structure in this organisation with a view to increasing managerial and operational efficiency.

They assessed and analysed the type and number of employees required, keeping in mind that they had to encourage the women, and the people with special needs belonging to the rural area.

State the next three steps that they will have to undertake, for obtaining a satisfied workforce for their handicraft unit.

 

 

13

Saqib  Ltd.  is  a  large  credit  worthy  company  operating  in  the  Kashmir Valley.  It  is  an  export  oriented  unit,  dealing  in  exclusive  embroidered shawls.  The  floods  in  the  Valley  have  created  many  problems  for  the company.  Many  craftsmen  and  workers have  been dislocated and raw material  has  been  destroyed.  The  firm  is  therefore,  unable  to  get  an uninterrupted supply of raw material, and the duration of the production cycle has also increased. To add to the problems of the organisation, the suppliers of raw material who were earlier selling on credit are asking the company, for advance payment or cash payment on delivery. The company is facing a liquidity crisis. The CEO of the company feels that taking a bank loan is the only option with the company to meet its short term shortage of cash.

As a finance manager  of the company name and explain the alternative to bank borrowing that the company can use to resolve the crisis.

3A

IV

14

Nutan Tiffin Box service was started in Mumbai by Mumbai Dabbawalas. The Dabbawalas who are the soul of entire Mumbai aim to provide prompt and efficient services by providing tasty homemade tiffin to all office goers at right time and place. The service is uninterrupted even on the days of bad weather,  political unrest and social disturbances. Recently they have started online booking system through their website ‘mydabbawala.com’. Owing to their  tremendous popularity amongst the happy and satisfied customers and members, the dabbawalas were invited as guest lecturers by  top business  schools. The Dabbawalas operate in a  group of 25-30 people along with a group leader. Each group teams up with other groups in order to deliver the tiffin on time. They are not transferred on frequent basis as they have to remember  the addresses of their customers.

They follow  certain  rules  while  doing   trade-   No  alcohol  during  working hours;  No leave without permission;  Wearing of white cap & carrying ID cards during business hours.

Recently  on  the  suggestion  of  a  few  self  motivated  fellow  men,  the dabbawalas thought out and executed a plan of providing food left in tiffins by customers to slum children. They have instructed their customers to place red sticker if food is left in the tiffin, to be fed to poor children later.

a)   State  any  one  principle  of  management  given  by  Fayol  &  one characteristic of management mentioned in the above case.

b)   Give any two values which the Dabbawalas want to communicate to the society.

(2+2)

=

4 (E&M)

1

15

Kiran Industries is a company manufacturing office furniture. The company

4H

II

 

 

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