Assistant Manager/ Accountant/ Accounts Clerk etc in Govt owned Companies 62/2020, 63/2020, 610/2021, 611/2021, 110/2022 Answer Key 93/2022

Post: Assistant Manager/ Store Keeper/ Accountant/ Jr Accountant/Accounts Clerk etc in Govt owned Companies/ Corporations/ Boards etc
Department: Kerala Khadi & Village Industries Board,Kerala Urban & Rural Development Corporation Ltd, State Farming Corporation of Kerala Ltd,Kerala Shipping & Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd,Kerala State Handloom Development Corporation Ltd., Kerala State Film Development Corporation Ltd, Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited, Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Ltd, Steel and Industrial Forgings Limited
Category Code: 62/2020, 63/2020, 610/2021, 611/2021, 110/2022
Qualification: B.Com Degree of a recognised University
Date of Test: 25-09-2022

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  1. An item is valued at the exchange price at the date of acquisition and shown in the financial statements at that value or an amortised portion of it. This is as per the principle of:
    • Full disclosure
    • Cost
    • Materiality
    • Consistency

  2. When a sole proprietor decided to use same bank account for his business as well as personal affairs, the ————— accounting principle is violated.
    • Going concern
    • Entity
    • Objectivity
    • Materiality

  3. —————— is the basis of maintaining accounts followed by Indian Companies.
    • Cash Basis
    • Accrual Basis
    • Accrual basis and double entry system
    • Double entry system

  4. Given Opening stock = 17600, Closing stock = 10560, Cost of goods sold = 1,83,040, The amount of purchase will be
    • 1,76,000
    • 1,54,880
    • 1,65,440
    • 1,44,320

  5. As per the —————— concept, capital is shown in the liability side of Balance sheet.
    • Entity concept
    • Dual aspect concept
    • Accrual concept
    • Going concern concept

  6. Which of the following conditions is not true in case remuneration payable to partners is allowed as a deduction of a partnership firm under Income tax Act 1961?
    • Remuneration must be authorized by partnership deed
    • Remuneration can be paid to all partners
    • Partnership deed cannot authorize payment of remuneration for any earlier period
    • None of these

  7. Which of the following is true with respect to Interest on Capital of partners?
    • It is credited to partner’s capital account
    • It is credited to partner’s current account
    • Either It is credited to partner’s capital account or It is credited to partner’s current account
    • It is calculated on average capital of partners

  8. At the time of retirement, continuing partners acquire the share of outgoing partners in —————— ratio.
    • Gaining ratio
    • Sacrificing ratio
    • New profit - sharing ratio
    • Old profit - sharing ratio

  9. Which of the following is not true in case of dissolution of a partnership firm?
    • Business comes to an end
    • Revaluation account is created
    • Books of accounts are closed
    • The entire firm including the relation among all partners ceases to exist

  10. The proceeds from the sale of assets along with the contribution of partners at the time of dissolution of a firm are first used to pay off:
    • Partner’s Capital
    • Partners additional capital
    • External Liabilities
    • Partners loan to the firm

  11. The firms cost of capital is equal to the opportunity cost of equity capital in a ––––––––––––– firm.
    • All debt financed firm
    • All equity financed firm
    • Equity and debt financed firm
    • Preference and equity financed firm

  12. Companies with falling or constant profits can:
    • Avoid paying dividend during inflation
    • Paying more dividend during inflation
    • Either Avoid paying dividend during inflation or Paying more dividend during inflation
    • None of these

  13. Maximization of the owner’s wealth/ Shareholder’s wealth is represented by which of the following:
    • Market price of a share
    • Book value of firm’s assets
    • Salary paid to employees
    • All of these

  14. –––––––––––– dividend amounts to capitalization of earnings and distribution of profits among the existing shareholders without affecting the cash position of the firm.
    • Scrip dividend
    • Bond dividend
    • Stock dividend
    • Property dividend

  15. Which among the following is not a determinant of dividend policy?
    • Legal restrictions
    • Nature of Industry
    • Capital market conditions
    • Taxation policy

  16. According to –––––––– whatever increase in the value of the firm results from the payment is dividend will be exactly offset by the decline in the market price of share.
    • James. E. Walter
    • Modigliani and Miller
    • Myron Gordon
    • None of these

  17. Which one of the following is not an assumption of Walter’s Model of dividend?
    • the internal rate of return and cost of capital of the firm are constant
    • the investments of the firm are financed using external sources of funds
    • earnings and dividends do not change while determining value
    • the firm has a very long life

  18. The cash kept aside by the investor equips him to exploit an attractive investment opportunity. This motive is termed as:
    • Precautionary motive
    • Speculative motive
    • Transaction motive
    • None of these

  19. ––––––––––––– approach of working capital depends more on short term funds.
    • Aggressive approach
    • Conservative approach
    • Hedging approach
    • All of these

  20. Under –––––––––– technique of inventory control, inventory items are classified based on their annual usage value in monetary terms.
    • VED analysis
    • GOLD analysis
    • HML Analysis
    • ABC analysis

  21. The basic requirement of ––––––––––––– technique is the separation of fixed and variable cost.
    • Marginal costing
    • Standard costing
    • Direct costing
    • Uniform costing

  22. ––––––––––––– are those cost that can be specifically and exclusively identified with a particular cost object:
    • Indirect cost
    • Direct cost
    • Product cost
    • Period cost

  23. The predetermined or target costs that are incurred under efficient operating conditions are:
    • Budgeted Cost
    • Opportunity Cost
    • Standard Cost
    • Process Cost

  24. –––––––––––––– is equal to the difference between the standard wage rate per hour (SR) and the actual wage rate (AR) multiplied by the actual number of hours worked (AH).
    • Labour efficiency variance
    • Variable expenditure variance
    • Wage rate variance
    • Variable efficiency variance

  25. The term –––––––––––––describes the situation where all business function are involved in the process of continuous quality improvement.
    • Life cycle costing
    • Business Process Re-engineering
    • Quality cost report
    • TQM

  26. Profit Volume Ratio establishes the relationship between:
    • Contribution and sales
    • Contribution and fixed cost
    • Sales and fixed cost
    • Sales and variable cost

  27. ––––––––––– is the aggregate amount of revenue available after variable costs to cover fixed expenses and provide profit to the company.
    • Gross Income
    • Contribution margin
    • Net Income
    • Committed fixed income

  28. Time lost in the normal course of activity is known as:
    • Normal idle time
    • Abnormal idle time
    • Abnormal loss
    • Normal loss

  29. The margin of safety in the difference between ––––––––––––– and break-even point.
    • Profit
    • Price-cost margin
    • Contribution
    • Actual sales

  30. The combination of indirect material, indirect labour and indirect expenses are:
    • Overheads cost
    • Marginal cost
    • Economic cost
    • Accounting cost

  31. ––––––––––– is the father of modern theory of management.
    • Max Weber
    • Henry Fayol
    • Luther Gulick
    • Peter F Drucker

  32. ––––––––––– developed the theory of motivation based on the hierarchy of needs.
    • Elton Mayo
    • Abraham Harold Maslow
    • Peter F Drucker
    • Luther Gulick

  33. Which among the following is not a technique of TQM?
    • Quality measurement
    • Six Sigma
    • Kaizen
    • Zero defect program

  34. Who conducted the Hawthrone experiment?
    • Max Weber
    • F.W Taylor
    • Elton Mayo
    • M.P Follet

  35. The concept of MBO was introduced by:
    • Peter F. Drucker
    • F.W Taylor
    • Elton Mayo
    • Tom Peter

  36. The number of subordinate being efficiently and effectively managed by the individual manager:
    • Espirit de Corpse
    • Authority
    • Span of control
    • Level of management

  37. ––––––––––– is the oldest form of organization structure.
    • Functional
    • Line
    • Committee
    • Matrix

  38. The –––––––––––– approach of management treated organisation as a closed system.
    • Human relations
    • Classical
    • Social systems
    • Behavioural science

  39. Coaching is a method of_____________ training.
    • Role-play
    • Classroom
    • On the job
    • Vestibule

  40. The communication pattern under which the subordinate can communicate with and through one manager:
    • Circular
    • Free flow
    • Wheel
    • Chain

  41. A New product is only an outgrowth of the existing product, depends on the ––––––––––– approach.
    • Substitute
    • Demand growth
    • Evolutionary
    • Preference

  42. A firm can have supernormal profits in the long run under:
    • Monopoly
    • Duopoly
    • Perfect competition
    • Oligopoly

  43. Fixing a higher price in the initial stage is known as:
    • Market penetration
    • Market skimming
    • Target return
    • Price discrimination

  44. Predictive analysis, conjoint analysis, client intent surveys and the Delphi Method are the methods of:
    • Demand Analysis
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Demand Estimation
    • Demand Elasticity

  45. Demand estimation process includes:
    • The forecast
    • An estimation of its accuracy
    • Description of the dependency relationship
    • All these

  46. The ––––––––––––– measures the percentage change in sales for a given percentage change in the good’s price, all other factors held constant.
    • Price elasticity of demand
    • Demand estimation
    • Demand forecasting
    • Mark-up price

  47. The –––––––––––function depicts the relation between physical outputs of a production process and factors of production.
    • The classical theory
    • Cost theory
    • Theory of production
    • Theory of consumption

  48. When the economy experiences rapid growth, low interest rates, increase in production it is known as
    • Expansion
    • Peak
    • Contraction
    • Trough

  49. ––––––––– demand forecasting is related to the business conditions prevailing in the economy as a whole.
    • Micro level
    • Macro level
    • Industry level
    • Firm level

  50. The Investments may increase when the rate of interest is –––––––––– in the economy.
    • Very high
    • High
    • Moderate
    • Low

  51. Maximum number of members in a private company is:
    • 20
    • 50
    • 100
    • 200

  52. Annual Return filed with the ––––––––– in Form No.MGT-7 provides information about Companies.
    • Registrar of companies
    • Co-operative department of Kerala
    • Ministry of Home Affairs
    • None of the above

  53. Which of the following statement is/are correct about general meeting of a company?
    (i) Giving not less than twenty-one day’s notice either in writing or through electronic mode is a pre-requisite before a general meeting of a company.
    (ii) As per proviso to section 101 of the companies Act 2013, a general meeting may be called after giving shorter notice than that specified in the statement (i)
    (iii) The notice of every general meeting shall not be given to every director of the company
    (iv) In the case of a private company, one member personally present, shall be the quorum for a meeting of the company.
    • Only (i)
    • Only (i) and (ii)
    • Only (i) and (iii)
    • All of these

  54. Nomination and Remuneration Committee shall be constituted from the auditors of the company:
    • The above statement is Correct
    • The above Statement is incorrect.
    • In the case of listed public companies, the above statement is correct
    • In the case of private companies, the above statement is correct

  55. Two modes of Winding up as per section 270 of the Companies Act 2013 are:
    • Winding Up by Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Voluntary winding up
    • Members voluntary winding up and Creditors voluntary winding up
    • Liquidation and dissolution
    • Winding Up by National Company Law Tribunal and Voluntary winding up

  56. Overriding preferential payments as per section 326 and Preferential payments as per section 327 of the Companies Act 2013 are applicable in the case of
    • Winding up of a company
    • Disposal of Profit of Companies
    • Distribution of Dividends
    • Issue of Securities

  57. Which of the following statement is/are correct as per Companies Act 2013?
    (i) Minimum number of directors in public company is five
    (ii) Minimum number of directors in public company is three
    (iii) Minimum number of directors in private company is two
    • Only (i)
    • Only (i) and (ii)
    • Only (ii) and (iii)
    • All of these)

  58. Which of the following statement is/are correct as per Companies Act 2013?
    (i) Normally, independent directors are executive directors of the company
    (ii) Every listed public company shall have atleast one-third of the total number of directors as independent directors
    • Only (i)
    • Only (ii)
    • Both (i) and (ii)
    • none of these

  59. As per Section 132 of the Companies Act 2013, the Central Government can constitute –––––––––– to provide for matters relating to accounting and auditing standards.
    • A National Financial reporting authority
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    • Institute of Cost Accountants of India
    • Institute of Company Secretaries of India

  60. A company which is formed for the promotion of commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity, protection of environment or any such other object is known as:
    • Section 5 Company as per the Companies Act 2013
    • Section 7 Company as per the Companies Act 2013
    • Section 8 Company as per the Companies Act 2013
    • Sections 10 Company as per the Companies Act 2013

  61. The Centralized web based complaints redress system of SEBI is known as:
    • SCORES
    • Stock Exchange
    • SAT
    • SIFO

  62. Angel fund is created to invest in :
    • Banks
    • Hospitals
    • Start up business
    • None of these

  63. A Company may issue bonus shares to its members out of:
    (i) Its free reserves
    (ii) The Securities premium account
    (iii) The capital redemption reserve account
    • Only (i) is correct
    • Only (i) and (ii) are correct
    • Only (i) and (iii) are correct
    • All of these are correct

  64. Which of the following statement is/are correct as per Companies Act 2013?
    (i) A Public company can issue Right shares and bonus shares
    (ii) A Private company can issue Right shares and bonus shares
    • Only (i) is correct
    • Both (i) and (ii) are correct
    • Only (ii) is correct
    • Both (i),(ii) are not correct

  65. Which of the following statement is/are correct?
    (i) Financial assets are intangible assets which are expected to provide future benefits in the form of claim to future cash
    (ii) Indian financial system consists of both organized and unorganized financial system
    (iii) Money market can be divided into two namely primary segment and secondary segment
    • Only (i) is correct
    • Only (i) and (ii) are correct
    • Only (ii) is correct
    • All these are correct

  66. Commercial banks Collect cheques, demand drafts, bills etc on behalf of their customers as part of :
    • Agency services
    • General utility services
    • Primary functions
    • Advancing loans

  67. Demutualization is the process by which member owned organization can become a shareholder company. Demutualization is the term which is related with:
    • Shares
    • Banks
    • Mutual fund
    • Stock exchanges

  68. ––––––––––––– as a tool which helps to curb excess volatility in the stock exchanges.
    • Circuit Breakers
    • NSCCL
    • SCORES
    • BSE

  69. Listed companies can file appeal against the orders of stock exchanges in the –––––––––– as per securities Contract (Regulation) Act, 1956.
    • Competition Commission of India
    • National Company law Appellate Tribunal
    • Securities Appellate Tribunal
    • Consumer Protection Council

  70. Which of the following Statement is/ are correct?
    (i) Companies have to obey Indian Companies Act 2013 for listing of shares. It is not necessary to obey SEBI regulations to list their shares in stock exchanges.
    (ii) Companies have to obey SEBI Regulations for listing of shares. It is not necessary to obey Companies Act 2013 to list their shares in stock exchanges.
    (iii) Companies have to obey both SEBI Regulations and the Indian Companies Act 2013 to list their shares in stock exchanges.
    • Only (i) is correct
    • Only (iii) is correct
    • Only (ii) is correct
    • All of these statements are incorrect

  71. Cultural factors consist of culture, subculture and:
    • Social influence
    • Social class
    • Both of them
    • None of them

  72. Pick the correct option based on the statement given below: The dimensions of product mix are (i) Width (ii) Length (iii) Depth (iv) Consistency
    • Only (i)
    • Only (i) and (ii)
    • Only (i),(iii) and (iv)
    • All of these

  73. Which of these statement is correct about investigation vs auditing?
    • Auditing is done by qualified Chartered Accountant whereas for investigation no specific qualification is required
    • The person entrusted with the work of audit is called auditor and who are entrusted with the work of investigation is called checker
    • In both cases of audit and investigation prima facie evidence is considered
    • Preparation of Audit and Investigation report is not done in a prescribed form

  74. Minor’s income is clubbed to:
    • Father’s income
    • Mother’s Income
    • Father’s income or Mother’s income whichever is greater
    • None of these

  75. Which of the supporting voucher is needed to vouch the receipts from Bill Receivables?
    • Previous year audited Balance Sheet
    • Loan Agreement
    • Debtors explanation for outstanding debts
    • Auctioneer’s note

  76. Out of which income deduction u/s 80G is not allowed?
    • Income from salary
    • Short term capital Gain u/s 111A
    • Income from other sources
    • Income from house property

  77. Towards the end of this stage, prices of product begin to fall and profits peak. By this time most firms have recovered their development cost and their main priority is to increase or retain market share and to enhance profit. Which stage of product life cycle is mentioned here:
    • Maturity
    • Decline
    • Growth
    • Introduction

  78. Which of the statement is not true about auditing working papers?
    • It can be used as a permanent record for future references
    • It shows the extent of adherence to accounting principles and auditing standards
    • It provides a means to control the ongoing audit work
    • It only mentions the name, nature and Board of directors of company

  79. A Non-speculative business discontinued in the previous year 2019-20. The brought forward loss can be set off against income from:
    • Income from salary
    • Speculative business
    • Under any head of income
    • Income from business

  80. Among the following which of these is an example of Pull Marketing strategy?
    • Direct selling to customers
    • Media coverage
    • Maintaining an Efficient Supply Chain
    • Direct mail Ads

  81. A super Senior Citizen shall be that individual for the purpose of Income tax whose age is more than:
    • 60 years
    • 75 years
    • 80 years
    • 85 years

  82. Who has introduced the concept of Market segmentation?
    • Rosser Reeves
    • N.H. Borden
    • Wendel R. Smith
    • None of them

  83. Which one is not related to auditing?
    • Trial balance
    • Audit working papers
    • Audit Memorandum
    • Permanent audit file

  84. Interest credited in Recognized Provident fund account is exempt upto:
    • 7%
    • 9.5%
    • 10%
    • 12%

  85. Concealment of shortage by delaying the recording of cash receipt is known as:
    • Misappropriation
    • Embezzlement
    • Lapping
    • None of these

  86. Dividing buyers into groups based on their knowledge, attitude, uses or response to a product is called:
    • Geographic segmentation
    • Demographic segmentation
    • Psychographic segmentation
    • Behaviourial segmentation

  87. Principles of Auditing Professional ethics are:
    • Principles of Auditing
    • Principle of Independence
    • Code of conduct and professional ethics of Auditors
    • Code of the Behaviour of Auditor

  88. Arrears of rent received during the previous year Rs 1,00,000. From this amount deduction is to be allowed:
    • 50,000
    • 20,000
    • 30,000
    • None of these

  89. The principal objective of audit is:
    • Prevention of errors and frauds
    • To report to management of business whether the balance sheet exhibits a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the business
    • To detect errors and frauds
    • To verify the assets and liabilities

  90. From the following which is an admissible expense?
    • Expenses on assessment of income tax
    • Income tax
    • Capital expenses incurred
    • Charities and Donations

  91. Which of these Companies uses the tagline “Think Different”?
    • Apple
    • Amazon
    • Facebook
    • Google

  92. Audit Programme is a:
    • It is an action plan containing the details regards to the conduct of Particular Audit
    • It is a routine checking of transactions
    • It is a statement of important documents
    • It is a test check of business transaction

  93. Capital Gain on depreciated assets will always be :
    • STCG
    • LTCG
    • Tax Free
    • None of these

  94. Which of these is not a correct statement about the features of Modern Marketing?
    • Modern marketing Strategy is target marketing
    • Modern Marketing begins and end with the consumers
    • Modern Marketing is Producer oriented
    • Modern Marketing precedes and succeeds production

  95. Income from sub letting of house property is taxable under :
    • Income from Capital Gain
    • Income from House Property
    • Income From Other Sources
    • None of these

  96. Which of the following is not an element of Promotion mix?
    • Sales Promotion
    • Advertisement
    • Branding
    • Personal Selling

  97. Loan against the Security of Land and Property are verified from:
    • The Directors minutes book
    • The Cash Book
    • The Bank Book
    • The Mortgage Deed

  98. Which of these is true about section 80 D of Income Tax Act?
    • Medical treatment of handicapped dependent
    • Medical Insurance Premium
    • Life Insurance Premium
    • Repayment of loan taken for higher education

  99. Among the option given, which of these cannot be considered as a role that customers play in a buying decision?
    • Influencer
    • Buyer
    • Initiator
    • Stocker

  100. Which of these cannot be considered as an objective of Internal control system?
    • The transactions are executed in accordance with the management’s authorisation
    • All the transactions are recorded in an appropriate manner as required
    • Assets are safeguarded from unauthorised access, use or disp
    • Assets not be verified, mere recording is enough


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