Mba 1st Semester Exam Papers

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PAPER –I :Management Process:

1.Definition,functions and principles of management, skills of managers

2.Management Art/Science/Profession

3.Social responsibilities of business

4.Organisational structures

5.Methods of department

6.Span of control.

7.Meaning,principles and advantages of delegation

8.Line and staff conflicts



11.MotivationTheories - X&Y, Maslows, Herzberg

12.Leadership styles

13.Managerial grid

14.Communication importance ,barriers, process of communication,

Principles of effective communication?

15.Controlling process ,methods

16.Planning process, premises, importance

17.Forecasting significance, methods

18.Decession making process, methods of group decession

19.Management By Objectives.

20.Schools of management thought.


1.How many permitations can be obtained from the letters of the word “ATLANTIC”

2.Explain the relative merits and demerits of different sampling methods

3.What is linear regression

4.A person takes a P.F loan for Rs.32,500 and repays Rs.200 in the first month and

increases the payment by Rs.150 every succeeding month. In how many months will be able to repay the loan completely.

5.The marginal cost function of a product is given by dc/dq = 100-100q+0.1q2.

Where q is output ,obtained the total and the average cost function of the firm under the assumption that is fixed cost is Rs.500.

6. “Time series analysis is one of the most powerful methods for short term forecasting” Justify this statement.

7.Distinguish between correlation coefficient and rank correlation

8.The R and D expenditure (x) and annual profits (y) of a company are given for the cost 8 years.

Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

X 9 7 5 10 4 5 3 2

Y 45 42 41 60 30 34 25 20

Find the regression line of Y on X and estimate Y if X=6.

9.A man draws at random 3 balls from a bag containing 6 red and 5 white balls. What is the chance of getting the balls all red?

10.A problem is given to three managers A,B and C whose chances of solving it ½, 1/3, ¼ respectively. What is the probability that the problem will be solved?

11.If 5% of the electric bulbs manufactured by a company are defective find the

probability that in a sample of 100 bulbs non-is defective.

12.The mean yield of non-acre plot is 662kg. With S.D 32Kg . Assuming normal

distribution ,how many one acre plots in a batch of 1000 plots would you expect to have yield over 700Kg.

13.Explain in detail, through appropriate examples , the concept of

(i)Null hypothesis

(ii)Significance levels of testing of hypothesis.

14.State the poission probability distribution and its application with suitable examples.

15.The means of two large samples of size 1000 and 2000 are 67.5 and 68 respectively. Test the equality of means of the two populations each with S.D. 2.5

16.The sales data of a product before and after special sales promotional campaign.

Shops 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Before promotional 60 65 55 52 58 63 61 59


After promotional 65 68 52 48 55 60 68 66


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