Business Studies/Corporate Finance MCQ Set 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Cost of capital is the ______ rate of return expected by the investor.

1.maximum.

2.average

3.marginal

4.minimum


Question:
 Effective cost of debentures is _________________-as compared to shares.

1. higher.

2.lower

3.equal

4.medium


Question:
 Financial risk arises due to the ____________.

1.variability of returns due to fluctuations in the securities market.

2.changes in prevailing interest rates in the market.

3.leverage used by the company

4.. liquidity of the assets of the company.


Question:
 Long -term solvency is indicated by _____________.

1. Liquidity ratio

2.Debt-equity ratio

3.Return coverage ratio

4.Both a and b


Question:
 operating Leverage is the response of changes in _____________.

1. A. EBIT to the changes in sales.

2.EPS to the changes in EBIT

3.Production to the changes in sales

4. None of the above.


Question:
 Re-order level is ____________than safety cash level .

1.higher.

2.lower

3.medium

4.fixed


Question:
 The market value of the firm is the result of ____________.

1.dividend decisions.

2.working capital decisions

3.capital budgeting decisions

4.trade-off between cost and risk.


Question:
 The measure of business risk is_____________.

1. operating leverage.

2.financial leverage.

3. total leverage.

4.working capital leverage.


Question:
 The method of raising equity capital from existing members by offering securities on pro rata basis is

1. referred to as ______________. A. Public issue.

2.Bonus issue

3. Private placement.

4. Bought-Out-Deal.


Question:
 Which of the following characteristics are true, with reference to preference capital?

1.Preference dividend is tax deductible.

2.The claim of preference shareholders is prior to the claim of equity shareholders.

3.Preference share holders are not the owners of the concern.

4.All of the above


Question:
 Which of the following is not a feature of an optimal capital structure?

1.Safety.

2.Flexibility

3.Control

4.Solvency


Question:
 Which of the following is/are the problem(s) encountered in financial statement analysis?

1.Development of benchmarks

2. Window dressing.

3.Interpretation of results

4.All the above


Question:
 Which of the following statements represents the financing decision of a company?

1. Which of the following statements represents the financing decision of a company?

2. Which of the following statements represents the financing decision of a company?

3. Which of the following statements represents the financing decision of a company?

4.Purchasing a new building at Delhi to open a regional office.


Question:
A company may rise capital from the primary market through _____________.

1. Public issue

2.Rights issue

3.Bought out deals

4.All of the above.


Question:
According to traditional approach, the average cost of capital _______________.

1.Remains constant up to a degree of leverage and rises sharply thereafter with every increase in leverage

2. Rises constantly with increase in leverage

3.Decrease up to certain point, remains unchanged for moderate increase in leverage and rises beyond a certain point

4.Decrease at an increasing rate with increase in leverage


Question:
Bonus share are not permitted unless the ____________paid shares ,if any made fully paid 

1.partly.

2.semi

3.fully

4.not


Question:
Corporation is not a part of __________ finance

1.Public.

2.Private

3.Public & private.

4.Organization


Question:
Cost of equity capital is ____________.

1.lesser than the cost of debt capital.

2.equal to the last dividend paid to the equity share holders

3.equal to the dividend expectations of equity share holders for the coming year

4.none of the above


Question:
Degree of total leverage can be applied in measuring change in _________

1.EBIT to a percentage change in quantity.

2. EPS to a percentage change in EBIT.

3.EPS to a percentage change in quantity.

4. Quantity to a percentage change in EBIT.


Question:
Depreciation is include in costs in case of ____________.

1.Payback method.

2.Accounting rate.

3.Discounted cash flow.

4.Present value method.


Question:
Dividend policy of a firm affects both the long time financing and____________. wealth.

1. Owners.

2.Creditors

3.Debtor

4.Shareholders


Question:
Earnings Per Share (EPS) is equal to ____________

1.Profit before tax/No. of outstanding shares.

2.Profit after tax/No. of outstanding shares

3.Profit after tax/Amount of equity share capital.

4.Profit after tax less equity dividends/No. of outstanding shares.


Question:
EBIT is usually the same thing as_____________

1. funds provided by operations

2.earnings before taxes

3.net income

4.operating profit.


Question:
Financial analysts,working capital means the same thing as __________.

1. total assets.

2.fixed assets.

3. current assets

4. current assets minus current Liabilities.


Question:
For which of the following factors are the debentures more attractive to the investors?

1. The principal is redeemable at maturity.

2. A debenture-holder enjoys prior claim on the assets of the company over its shareholders in the event of liquidation

3. trustee is appointed to preserve the interest of the debenture holders

4.All the above


Question:
If debentures are issued by a company, ____________.

1. The interest of the debentures holders is assured by SEBI.

2. Debenture redemption reserve should be at least 75 percent of the issue amount prior to the commencement of the redemption process

3.Call option on debentures allows the issuer to redeem the debentures at a certain price before maturity

4.Put option on debentures allows the issuer to redeem the debentures at a certain price before maturity.


Question:
In proper capital budgeting analysis we evaluate incremental ____________.

1. accounting income.

2. cash flow

3. earnings

4. operating profit.


Question:
MM approach assumes that ____________markets are perfect.

1.Receivable.

2.Capital

3.Stock

4.Exchange


Question:
Operating Leverage Measures the responsiveness of earnings per share to variability in _______

1.earnings before interest

2.taxesIs undefined at the operating break even point

3. All of the above

4. None of the above.


Question:
Premium received in cash is a source of ____________ issue .

1.Right

2.. Bonus.

3.Cash

4.Résumés


Question:
Setup cost is a type of ____ cost.

1. fixed.

2.variable

3.semi-variable.

4.carrying


Question:
The amount of the temporary working capital ____________.

1. keeps on fluctuating from time t o time.

2.remains constant for all times

3. financed through long term services

4.financed short term sources


Question:
The arbitrary process is the behavioral foundation for the ____________.

1. MM approach.

2.XX approach

3. Gorder approach

4.Miller approach.


Question:
The average rate of return it must earn on its investments to satisfy the various investors 

1.the dividends paid by the company remain constant.

2.. the dividends paid by the company grow at a constant rate of growth.

3.the cost of equity may be less than or equal to the growth rate.

4. the growth rate is less than the cost of equity.


Question:
The bonus issue is made to make the nominal value and the ____________ value of the shares of the
company.

1.Face

2.Market

3.Stock

4.Real


Question:
The bonus issue is permitted to be made out of ____________ and premium collected in cash

1.free reserves.

2. free interest

3. free bonus.

4.free cash dividend.


Question:
The cost of capital of a firm is ______________.

1.The dividend paid on the equity capital.

2.The weighted average of the cost of various long-term and short-term sources of finance.

3.The average rate of return it must earn on its investments to satisfy the various investors

4. The minimum rate of return it must earn on its investments to keep its investors satisfied.


Question:
The Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) _____________

1.Measures financial risk of the firm.

2. Is zero at financial break even point.

3. Increases as EBIT increases.

4.Both a and b.


Question:
The factor(s) which affect(s) P/E ratio is/are _____________.

1.Growth rate

2.Debt proportion

3. Retention ratio

4.All the above


Question:
The long-run objective of financial management is to _________________.

1.maximize earnings per share.

2.maximize the value of the firms common stock.

3. maximize return on investment

4.maximize market share.


Question:
The notice to Accept right share should not be less than ____________. days

1.15.

2.20

3.10.

4.30.


Question:
The objective of financial management is to ______________.

1.generate the maximum net profit.

2.generate the maximum retained earnings.

3.generate the maximum wealth for its shareholders

4.generate maximum funds for the firm at the least cost.


Question:
The objective of financial management is to ______________.

1.Maximize the return on investment.

2. Minimize the risk.

3.Maximize the wealth of the owners by increasing the value of the firm

4.All the above.


Question:
The overall capitalization rate and the cost of debt remain constant for all degrees of leverage. This is
pronounced by ______________.

1.Traditional approach

2. Net operating income approach

3.Net income approach

4.MM approach


Question:
The return after the pay off period is not considered in case of ____________.

1.Payback period method.

2.Interest rate method.

3.Present value method

4.Discounted cash flow method.


Question:
The term _____________ means mathematical relationship between two figures.

1. Income.

2.Expense

3.Profit

4.Ratio


Question:
The use of preference share capital as against debt finance _____________.

1.Reduces DFL.

2.Increases DFL

3. Increases financial risk.

4.Both a and b.


Question:
The value of EBIT at which EPS is equal to zero is known as ___________

1. Break even point.

2.Financial break even point

3.Operating break even point

4.Overall break even point.


Question:
This type of risk is avoidable through proper diversification_______________.

1.portfolio risk.

2. systematic risk

3.unsystematic risk

4. total risk.


Question:
Under trading means_______________.

1. Having low amount of working capital

2.High turnover of working capital

3.Sales are less compared to assets employed

4.Low turnover of working capital.


Question:
What is the most appropriate goal of the firm?

1.Shareholder wealth maximization.

2.Stakeholder maximization

3.Profit maximization

4. EPS maximization.


Question:
Which of the following factors does not affect the capital structure of a company?

1.Cost of capital.

2.Composition of the current assets

3.Size of the company

4.Expected nature of cash flows


Question:
Which of the following factors influence(s) the capital structure of a business entity?

1.Bargaining power with the suppliers

2.Demand for the product of the company

3.Technology adopted

4. Adequate of the assets to meet any sudden spurt in demand.


Question:
Which of the following is not a source of long-term finance?

1. Equity shares.

2.Preference shares

3. Commercial papers

4.Reserves and surplus.


Question:
Which of the following is not an assumption in the Miller & Modigliani approach?

1. There are no transaction costs.

2.Securities are infinitely divisible.

3.Investors have homogeneous expectations

4.All the firms pay tax on their income at the same rate.


Question:
Which of the following is not an objective of financial management?

1.Maximization of wealth of shareholders

2. Maximization of profits

3.Mobilization of funds at an acceptable cost.

4.Ensuring discipline in the organization.


Question:
Which of the following is/are assumption behind the realized yield approach?

1.The yield earned by investors has been, on average, in conformity with their expectations.

2.The dividends will continue growing at a constant rate forever.

3.The market price will continue growing at a constant rate forever.

4.Both a and b.


Question:
Which of the following is/are true regarding the cost of capital?

1.. It is a measure of the returns required by all the suppliers of long-term finance.

2.It is equal to the Internal Rate of Return of a project if the projects Net Present Value is Zero.

3.It is the weighted arithmetic average of the cost of the various sources of long-term finance used

4.Both b and c


Question:
Which of the following methods does a firm resort to avoid dividend payments?

1.Share splitting.

2.Declaring bonus shares.

3.Rights issue

4. New issue.


Question:
Which of the following ratios is not affected by the financial structure and the tax rate of a company?

1.Net profit margin.

2. Earning power.

3.Earnings per share

4.Capitalization rate


Question:
While calculating the weighted average cost of capital, market value weights are preferred because _______________

1.Book value weights are historical in nature.

2.This is in conformity with the definition of cost of capital as the investors minimum required rate of return.

3.Book value weights fluctuate violently.

4.Market value weights are fairly consistent over a period of time.


Question:
While calculating weighted average cost of capital _________.

1.Retained earnings are excluded.

2. Cost of issues are included.

3. Weights are based on market value or on book value

4. Equity shares are given more weights.


Question:
While evaluating capital investment proposal the time value of money is considered in case of
____________.

1.Payback method

2.Accounting rate.

3. Internal rate.

4.Discounted cash flow.


Question:
While evaluating capital investment proposal the time value of money is considered in case of
____________.

1.Payback method

2.Accounting rate.

3. Internal rate.

4.Discounted cash flow.


Question:
______ is concerned with the maximization of a firms earnings after taxes.

1. Shareholder wealth maximization

2.Profit maximization

3. Stakeholder maximization

4.EPS maximization.


Question:
___________is the distribution of the profits of a company among its shareholders

1.Shares.

2.Interest

3.Dividend

4.Commission


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