FALL 2006 Marks: 40
ACC501 – BUSINESS FINANCE (Session – 3 ) Time: 60min
Student Name: ______________________________
Center Name/Code: ______________________________
Exam Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2006
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• All questions are compulsory.
• This exam consists of 10Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s), 5Fill in the Blanks, 5
Short Questions and 1 Numerical Question.
• You should try to complete MCQ’s in 10 – 15 minutes in order to avail 75 – 80
minutes for the Numerical question.
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Question 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total
Question 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Question No: 1 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
A major disadvantage of the corporate form of organization is the ______________.
Inability of the firm to raise large sums of additional capital
Double taxation of dividends
Limited liability of shareholders
Limited life of the corporate firm
Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which one of the following current asset is not treated as a cash flow from operating activities?
Cash and cash equivalent
Short term investment
Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Suppose you can earn a 7.2 percent interest rate per year. According to the rule of 72, it will take
approximately ___________ years to double your money.
Question No: 4 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Rahim Corporation has a cash coverage ratio of 7 times. It’s earning before interest and tax is
Rs.900 million. It has total assets of Rs.3 billion. The company has a policy of charging 5 % annual
depreciation. By using the above information, what would be the interest expense for the year?
Question No: 5 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Suppose ZM Corporation has a debt to equity ratio of 1.50 times. It has the return on assets of
14%. The return on equity would be ____________.
Question No: 6 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Lets Tulips Corporation has return on assets for the year is 14 % .The Corporation has a policy to
retain 40 percent of their income. Then the Corporations internal growth rate would be
Question No: 7 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
If the interest rate is 24 % compounded quarterly, what would be the 5-year discount factor?
Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Suppose you expect to receive Rs.3,000 per year forever. The opportunity rate is 12 %.The present
value of this would be ______________.
Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
The bonds are classified as ___________ if the maturity of the bond is less than 10 years when
Term finance certificate
None of the given options
Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
____________ is a kind of bond that allows the holder to force the issuer to buy the bond back at a
Floating rate bond
Question No: 11 ( Marks: 1 )
A _____________ is responsible for managing cash and raising finances for the business.
Question No: 12 ( Marks: 1 )
Current ratio and quick ratio of a firm will be equal if its current assets do not contain
Question No: 13 ( Marks: 1 )
Coupon rate has a floor and a ceiling. These upper and lower rates are also called
Question No: 14 ( Marks: 1 )
______________ is that part of the indenture or loan agreement that limits certain actions which a
company might wish to take during the term of the loan.
Question No: 15 ( Marks: 1 )
The relationship between the real and nominal returns is described by the ____________.
Question No: 16 ( Marks: 3 )
Discuss the significance of financial statements.
Question No: 17 ( Marks: 3 )
What is underwriting contract? Discuss in detail.
Question No: 18 ( Marks: 3 )
How much an investor has to invest a lump sum amount in order to have Rs.3 million in 20 years
from now if the rate of interest is 16 % compounded quarterly?
Question No: 19 ( Marks: 3 )
Draw a time line for the annuity due of Rs.900 for 6 years. Also, describe the relationship between
an ordinary annuity and annuity due with the help of equation.
Question No: 20 ( Marks: 3 )
Mr. Martin is considering the purchase of land for Rs.650, 000, which may be sold for Rs.850, 000
in 7 years. If the discount rate is 16% compounded quarterly, will this be a good investment?
Question No: 21 ( Marks: 10 )
Mr. Imran has Rs.150, 000 in cash that he can deposit in any of four savings accounts in four
different banks for a 7 year period. Bank A compounds interest on an annual basis; Bank B
compounds interest twice each year; Bank C compounds interest each quarter and Bank D
compounds interest on daily basis. All four banks have a stated annual interest rate of 12%.
a. What amount would Mr. Imran have at the end of 7 th year in each bank?
b. What effective annual interest rate would he earn in each of the four banks?
c. On the basis of your findings in a and b, which bank should Mr. Imran deal with? and