Business Studies Part I
Business Studies Part II

Question Paper

1 Mark Questions

Q1  What is meant by capital structure?

Q2 When is financial leverage favourable

Q3 Radhika and Vani who are young fashion designers, left their job vyith a famous fashion designer chain to set-up a company ‘Fashionate Pvt. Ltd.’ They decided to run a boutique during the day and coaching classes for the entrance examination of National Institute of Fashion Designing in the evening. For the coaching centre, they hired the first floor of a nearby building. Their major expense was the money spent on photocopying of notes for their students. They thought of buying a photocopier knowing fully that their scale of operations was not sufficient to make full use of photocopier.In the basement of the building of Fashionate Pvt. Ltd, Praveen and Ramesh were carrying on a printing and stationery business in the name of ‘Neo Prints Pvt. Ltd.’ Radhika approached Praveen with the proposal to buy a photocopier jointly which could be used by both of them without making separate investment. Praveen agreed to this.Identify the factor affecting the fixed capital requirements of Fashionate Pvt. Ltd. 

Q4 Rizul Bhattacharya, after leaving his job, wanted to start a Private Limited Company with his son. His son was keen that the company may start manufacturing mobile-phones with some unique features. Rizul Bhattacharya felt that mobile phones are prone to quick obsolescence and a heavy fixed capital investment would be required regularly in this business. Therefore, he convinced his son to start a furniture business. Identify the factor affecting fixed capital requirements which made Rizul Bhattacharya choose the furniture business over mobile phones.

Q5 Define a ‘current assets’ and give four examples

5 Mark Questions

Q6 What is meant by working capital? How is it calculated? Discuss five important determinants of working capital requirements.

Q7  Bhuvan inherited a very large area of agricultural land in Haryana after the death of his grandfather. He plans to sell this piece of land and use the money to set up a small scale paper factory to manufacture all kinds of stationary items from recycled paper. Being an amateur in business, he decides to consult his friend Subhash who works in a financial consultancy firm. Subhash helps him to prepare a blue print of his future business operations on the basis of sales forecast in next five years. Based on these estimates, he helps Bhuvan to assess the fixed and working capital requirements of business. In context of the above case:

  1. Identify the type of financial service that Subhash has offered to Bhuvan.
  2. Briefly state any four points highlighting the importance of the type of financial service identified in part (1).