Question Bank – Entrepreneurship and Management of SMEs


1. Many may aspire and wish to become entrepreneurs but only a few really take the leap. How are such persons different from the others?

2. Evaluate the contribution of David McClelland and Joseph Schumpeter with regard to Entrepreneurship. Explain the concept of Innovation in business.

3. Define the term ‘Intrapreneur’. What steps would you advocate to promote intrapreneurship in an organization? How will it support organizations in globalization?

4. What role do entrepreneurs play in economic development of India in global competition.?

5. Define Small Enterprises. Explain characteristics of small-industry. What are the factors responsible for their success?

6. What are the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs and what is their contribution in urban, semi urban and rural areas of India?

7. What are the salient features of New small enterprise policy of 1991? Also add on recommendations of policy directives of 1997, 2004 and 2006.

8. What are the main sources of entrepreneurial ideas? How does an entrepreneur go about short listing ideas and zeroing in on a particular line of new business activity?

9. What is Social Entrepreneurship? Discuss their contribution in today’s context in urban, semi urban and rural areas of India.

10. A comprehensive Business Plan must contain all the vital data for the guidance of the entrepreneur as well as the banks/ financial institutions. Discuss in detail.

11. Identify two routes that are start-up related as well as growth oriented. Narrate any one from the point of view of the concept, advantages and limitations.

12. What are the Sources of Capital and explain the factors determining the capital requirement of a venture. What is the specific role of a venture capital partner?

13. What are the Social, Economic, Political and Psychological barriers to new entrepreneurs?

14. ‘Starting a new venture in modern India has distinct advantages.’ Elaborate.

15. Short note
a. Franchising
b. Venture Capital
c. Business Incubation Programme
d. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
e. Entrepreneurship training programmes.
g. Managing Risk in Entrepreneurship
h. Incentives to small / tiny sector.
i. Business Ethics and Corp. Social Responsibility
j. Social Entrepreneurship
k. Sickness

Question Bank – International Finance

Theory –

1. Global Depository Receipts and American Depository Receipts

2. Factors affecting Exchange Rates

3. Euro Currency Loans

4. Market Stabilization Scheme

5. Bretton woods and the reasons for its failure

6. Stages in the Introduction of Convertability of INR

7. Difference between Direct and Indirect, Fixed and Flexible Exchange rate, FDI and FPI, Future contract and Option Contract

8. Different types of risk and Hedging

9. Short Notes on – Offshore Banking, Factors affecting GDI, Participatory Notes, Margin concept, Calculation of labor,

Sums –

Geographical, Triangular and Interest rate Arbitrage, SWAP, Borrowing and Investment

IF paper would have 24 marks sums and rest Theory. Refer Govind Sovani Book.

Note – IF paper is going to be different than the normal ones. Students are advised to not leave anything as optional as our sources say the regular paper setters may NOT be setting the papers this year.

Also check – International Finance Case Studies, Notes, Practice papers, List of formulas, Solved sums


Question Bank – Operations Research

Operations Research

Check out the following Important stuff for Operations Research –

Assignment Problems
LPP Graphical
Simplex Problems
Decision Theory

Practice Papers, Notes

Solved sums

Question Bank – International Marketing

Chapter 1 – International Marketing – Definition, Features, Problems and Advantages

Chapter 2 – International Business Environment – Trade Barriers, Trade Blocs, NAFTA, SAARC, WTO, GATT, DOHA, MNC, FDI

Chapter 3 – Packaging – Definition and Functions, Export Marketing, Selection of overseas, Direct and Indirect selling, Intermediaries

Chapter 4 – Factors determining price, Inco terms, Government of India initiatives

Chapter 5 – Methods and Objectives of entering market

Other Question Bank –


1) Saarc (VP 61)

2) Dumping (VP 60)

3) European Union (61)

4) FDI ( VP 82)

5) Doha (VP 82)

6) Trade Liberalisation (VP 82)

7) Doha Round (VP 83)

8 ) Target Market (VP 118)

9) Marginal cost pricing (VP 150)

10) Bep (VP 151)

11) Transfer pricing strategy (VP 151)

12) MODVAT (VP 173)

13) Deemed Exports (VP 174)

14) IRMAC (VP 174)

15) EPCG (VP 174)

16) Licensing (VP 181)

17) Embargoes (VP 209)

18 ) Objective of trading bloc (VP 61)


1) Type of non tariff barriers (VP 40)

2) Features and benefits of trading bloc (VP 48)

3) Objective and function of WTO (VP 65)

4) Characteristics of MNC (VP 74)

5) Purpose of export marking (VP 103)

6) Factors influencing selection of distribution channels (VP 113)

7) Factors influencing pricing (VP 131)

8 ) Constraints in entering market (VP 197)

9) Steps in segmentation (VP 219)

10) Factors influencing segmentation (VP 221)

11) Heckscher – Ohilin Theory (VP 15)


1) Domestic and international marketing (VP 10)

2) Tariff and non tariff barriers (VP 45)

3) Specific duty v/s Ad valorem duty (RPH 60)

4) Market skimming price v/s Market penetration price (VP 139)

5) FOB price v/s CIF price (VP 145)

6) Direct exporting v/s Indirect exporting (VP 180)

7) Geographic v/s psychographic segmentation (VP 218)

8 ) Demographic v/s psychographic segmentation (VP 219)


1) Types of tariffs (VP 34)

2) Factors for package design international markets (VP 94)

3) Distribution channels available for exporting (VP 109)

4) Export incentives available to Indian exporters (VP 155)

5) Market selection process (VP 199)

6) Difficulties in international marketing (VP 8 )

7) Classical theory of international trade (VP 12)

8 ) External factors of international business environment (VP 22)

P.S. VP refers to Vipul Prakashan Textbook

Question Bank – Indian Management Thoughts and Practices


1) Maya (RG 76)

2) Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (RG 74)

3) Karm ( RG 72)

4) Happiness (RG 73)

5) Divinity (RG 70)

6) Niskama Karma (R 65)

7) Bliss (R 56)

8 ) Dignity of work (R 54)

9) Creator And Creation (R55)

10) Seva ( R 47)

11) Man (R 142)

12) Yoga (R 144)

13) Dharma (R 147)

14) Swadharma (R 148)

15) Purushartha and Prabaddha (R 148)

16) Karta (R 173)

17) Intrapersonal Conflict (R 223)

18 ) Interpersonal Conflict (R 223)

19) Intergroup Conflict (R 223)

20) Functional Conflict (R 225)

21) Dysfunctional Conflict (R 220)

22) Social Audit ( R 253)

23) Corporate Citizenship (R 269)

24) Whistle Bllowing ( R 281)

25) SRT Guna’s ( AB 39)


1) Various Religions (R 28)

2) Unity In Diversity (R 22)

3) Jnana, Bhakti and Karma Yog (R132)

4) Tech of self development (R129)

5) Self Motivation (R 132)

6) Indian Style of leadership (R 158)

7) Mentor (R 209)

8 ) Leader with spiritual Quotient ( R 195)

9) Benefits Of learning (R 202)

10) Factors influencing productivity (R 214)

11) Socialisation (R 229)

12) Corporate Karma (R 270)

13) Personality development through Yoga (AB 41)

14) Gurukul System of learning and ADVT (AB 195)


1) Indian culture & western culture (RG 41)

2) Japanese v/s American style of motivation (R 103)

3) Family managed v/s MNC’s (R 172)

4) Born v/s made leader (R 174)

5) Transformational v/s transnational leader (R 185)

6) Ancient v/s modern methods (R208)


1) Factors for personality development (R 123)

2) How to manage Indian employees ( R 154)

3) Role of leader to improve productivity (R 219)

4) Hoe to be effective from organisation’s perspective (R 240)

5) How to be effective from individual point of view ( R 245)

P.S. RG refers to Rangana Ghatak and AB refers to Anita Bobade Textbooks.

Question Bank – IAPM,  Econometrics, Retail Management

We got you all Practice Papers for IAPM, Retail management and Econometrics. Solve them and also prepare for other topics. The papers would give you an idea of the kind of questions that can be asked in exams.

Practice Papers of Retail management, IAPM, Econometrics

P.S. These are only likely questions. Don’t depend on them completely. Also read other topics than this.

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  1. Prakash 9 years ago

    There are no Such Link for Retail Management / Econometrics on your management paradise website.

    Pls post it on

    • Author

      @prakash, there are links available on Managementparadise. If you follow the instructions properly, you will get it. As well, you should be a member of Managementparadise.

  2. ABHILASH 7 years ago

    thnx alot . . .

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