Question # 6

In ULIP plans, the returns are dependent on in which the investments are done by the insurance company

Question # 7

Minimum number of independent directors on the board of Asset Management Company is

Question # 8

If the proposer does not disclose fully all the material facts at the time of Proposal the principle violated

Question # 11

Which of the following statements in reference to REPO Rate is/are correct?

Question # 12

Open Market Operations is an important tool for central banks in ___________.

Question # 21

A borrower defaults on a secured loan of Rs. 50,000. The underlying security is worth Rs. 60,000. Which of the following is true? "

Question # 22

The beta of stock of Akhil Computers Ltd., is 1.5 and is currently in equilibrium. The required return on the stock is 19% and the expected return on the market is 15%. Suddenly due to a change in economic conditions, the expected return on the market increases to 17%. Other things remaining the same what would be new required rate of return on the stock?

Question # 23

When cash flows occur at the beginning of each period, it is called as ___________

Question # 25

Suppose X and Y are Father and Son respectively ,so when Y was a minor X advanced Rs 10,000 to him.

After Y becoming major X obtains a bond for Rs 20000 ,which is much larger than the original amount due from Y,by using his parental influence.The contract stands voidable because the consent is caused by:

Question # 26

"A borrower who has been given notice of enforcement of security interest, replies with his objections. What is expected of the secured creditor? "

Question # 28

The share of a certain stock paid a dividend of Rs.10.00 last year. The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 15 percent in the future. The required rate of return on this stock is considered to be 18 percent. How much should this stock sell for now? Assuming that the expected growth rate and required rate of return remain the same, at what price should the stock sell 4 years hence?

Question # 29

Mr. Shivam Sharma expects to receive Rs 25000 in net receipts each year for five year and to sell the property for Rs 350,000 at the end of the five-year period, if Mr. Sharma expects a 15% return, what would be the value of the property?

Question # 30

Under Motor Vehicles Insurance, liability only policy covers property damage up to Rs. _________, in case of private cars & commercial vehicles, and Rs. ________, in case of two wheelers, although Motor Vehicle Act requires a cover of only Rs. ________.

Question # 31

Rajiv buys a growth oriented non dividend paying share for Rs. 200 and 4 years later sells it for Rs. 350. The CAGR is____

Question # 33

Which of the following is not true in respect of the conditions essential for taxing income under the head income from House Property?

Question # 36

What is the most essential characteristic to be in existence at the stage of establishing client relationship?

Question # 38

The punishment of imprisonment for dishonour of cheques could extend up to:

Question # 41

Higher interest based on age is offered in which of the following accounts?

Question # 43

If an investment has a correlation coefficient of 0.80 with the market, which of the following performance measures is the best measure of risks?

Question # 45

Girish is 25 years old and plans to retire at 60. His life expectancy is 75 years. Mr. Binoy his CWM® estimates that his client will require Rs. 45,000 in the first month after retirement. Inflation rate is 5% p.a. and the rate of return is 7% p.a. How much she should save every year in order to achieve her post retirement needs?

Question # 47

A Family consists of karta, his wife four sons and their wires and children and its income is Rs. 1000000 if by family arrangement income yield property is settled on karta his wife and sons & daughter in law than tax liability would be

Question # 48

In case of a defined benefit plan where the benefit payable is based on the terminal salary, an increase in of 10% of the wages of the employees would increase the contribution to be made by the employer for the benefit by

Question # 49

The employer had purchased a car for Rs. 3,00,000 which was being used for official purposes. After 2 year 6 months of its use, the car is sold to R, the employee, for Rs. 1,20,000. The value of this perquisite shall be

Question # 51

Mr. Bharat sees a stock with a beta of 1.2 selling for Rs. 25 and price will move up to Rs. 31 by the end of the year. The risk free rate is 6% and the expected market return is 15 %. In this scenario Mr. Bharat would like to know whether the stock is _____________ and so should ___________.

Question # 52

Mukul purchased a flat on 1-4-1996 for Rs. 10,00,000/-. He sells the same flat on 1-10-2006 for Rs. 25,00,000/-. Please calculate the Indexed Cost of Acquisition on which capital gain would be calculated. (The CII of year 1995-96 is 281, for year 1996-97 is 305, for year 2005-06 is 497 and for year 2006-07 is 519).

Question # 53

Dinesh has opened his PPF account on 19/11/1999, Calculate the amount he can avail as the first withdrawal facility from the details below?

Question # 54

Mr. Subhash Bansal, a marketing manager is employed with IMFB limited. He took an advance of Rs. 1,20,000 against the salary of Rs. 30,000 per month in the month of March 2007. The gross salary of Mr. Adhikari for the assessment year 2007-08 shall be:

Question # 55

Case: The returns of 2 shares are as follows

Calculate the covariance of returns.

Question # 56

If, C=Rs.240 million, I = Rs.20 million, G = Rs.90 million, X = Rs.50 million M = Rs.80 million Calculate the value of GDP?

Question # 57

The holding period return on a stock was 30%. Its ending price was Rs.26 and its cash dividend was Rs.1.50. Its beginning price must have been __________.

Question # 58

Ranbir deposits Rs. 80000 as a lump sum amount in a immediate annuity. He will receive annuity on a monthly basis for next one year. Determine the monthly amount he is entitled to receive. The rate of interest is 15%

Question # 59

Calculate the Paid up Value ( PV) under a policy with the following particulars

Question # 60

The shares of Alpha were bought on Jan 1 for Rs 110/-. During the year Alpha paid a dividend of Rs 2/- per share. At the end of the year, share of Alpha was sold for Rs 115/- What is the total return on Alpha?

Question # 61

A ………………… mortgage is a mortgage which does not fully amortize over the term of the note thus leaving a balance due at ……………..

Question # 62

Portfolio A had a return of 12% in the previous year, while the market had an average return of 10%. The standard deviation of the portfolio was calculated to be 20%, while the standard deviation of the market was 15% over the same time period. If the correlation between the portfolio and the market is 0.8, what is the Beta of the portfolio A?

Question # 63

Spot Nifty is at 5000. One month Nifty call with strike price of Rs. 4800 is trading at Rs. 250 per call. An investor buys 100 Nifty calls. At expiry Nifty closes at 5500. Net profit / loss of the investor is Rs. ___.

Question # 66

What is the surrender value, if the sum assured is Rs. 100,000/-, DOC is 01/01/1997, endowment with profit 25 years, due date of last premium paid 01/01/2010. Premium to be paid semi-annually. Accrued bonus is 500 per thousand of SA. Surrender value factor is 19% ?

Question # 67

Mr. Aakash Jain has invested Rs. 85,000/- @ 6% p.a. in a bank deposit on 15th May 2007. After 10 years of investment rate of interest changes to 8 % p.a. computed half yearly. Further after 5 years rate of interest again changes to 7% p.a. compounded quarterly. After further 3 years rate of interest again changes to Rs. 7% pa compounded monthly. What will Mr. Jain get after 23 years (14th May 2030) assuming the date of commencement is now?

Question # 68

Mr.Rajesh ,35 years old sole business consultant of “Oriental Décor Import”California , USA. He arranges Indian Handicraft Products in India as per “Oriental Décor Import” orders. He earns 5% commission on goods purchased by “Oriental Décor Import”. The “Oriental Décor Import” has invited him in USA for inauguration of their 21 chain stores In USA and Europe and he has to expect to say long for providing Indian Handicraft Product Training to all staffs of the Company working in different chain stores. As a Chartered Wealth Manager he comes to you to plan his journey in such a manner so that he can get maximum tax benefits in the assessment Year 2010–11 from the residential status point of view. In the year 2008–09 was present in India only 80 days. What is the latest date when he can afford to leave India to get maximum tax benefits in the said assessment year?

Question # 69

Pushkar completed the construction of a house property on 14.8.2008 with borrowed capital of Rs.800000 @ 12%. The loan was taken on 1.4.2006 and is still outstanding. The house was used for his own residence during the entire FY 10-11. Deduction U/S 24(B) for interest on borrowed capital for FY shall be

Question # 70

Shri Ganjarwala Charitable Trust (Regd.) submits the particulars of its income/outgoing for the previous year 2009-2010 as below:

The trust spends Rs 2,77,500 during the previous year 2009-2010 for charitable purposes. In respect of Rs 5,20,000, it has exercised its option to spend it within the permissible time-limit in the year of receipt or in the year, immediately following the year of receipt.

The trust spends Rs 2,00,000 during the previous year 2009-2010 and Rs 1,00,000 during the previous year 2010-2011.

Compute the tax payable on the income of the trust.

Question # 71

The information about 3 stocks is provided below:

Assuming that the required rate of return on investment is 14%, what maximum price an investor should be willing to pay and Which Stock should he buy?

Question # 72

Mr. Patel expects the stock of A to sell for Rs. 70/- a year from now and to pay Rs. 4/- dividend. If the stock’s correlation with the Market is –0.3, and the standard deviation of A is 40% and standard deviation of the Market is 20% and the risk free rate of return is 5% and the market risk premium is 5% , what would be the price of stock A be now ?

Question # 73

Sunil, aged 33 years, is having a policy of Rs. 1 Lac sum assured and is paying premium of Rs. 1,800/- for the last 10 years. The cash surrender value of this policy is at the end of previous year was Rs. 20,000. It is estimated that by this year end, the cash surrender value of this policy would be Rs. 22,900.

There is another term insurance of sum assured of Rs. 80,000 costs Rs. 300/- per annum which is available to him . If rate of interest is 6%, then first calculate the CPT of existing and new policy respectively and then advise Sunil if it is better to continue this policy or to discontinue it?

Question # 74

Saurabh contributes Rs. 10,000 every year starting from the end of the 5th year from today till the end of 12th year in the account that gives a ROI of 7.75% p.a. compounded half yearly. Calculate the Present Value of his contribution today.

Question # 75

A stock earns the following returns over a five year period:

What is the standard deviation of returns for the stock?

Question # 76

Mr. Munjal has got her daughters son admitted to a dental college today, where he has to pay a fee of Rs. 1.5 Lac today i.e. at the time of admission. Then Rs. 1.75 lacs after 1 year, Rs. 2.5 lacs after 2 years and Rs. 3.25 lacs after 3 years. He wants to set aside the amount required today itself in the form of a Bank FDR.So how much he needs to put aside today if ROI is 8% for 1 year, 8.5% for 2 years and 9% for 3 years, all compounded Quarterly?

Question # 77

Mr. John purchased a house in Mumbai in March 2010 for Rs.12,50,000. In April,2011 he entered into an agreement to sell the property to Mr. Akram for a consideration of Rs.19,75,000 and received earnest money of Rs. 50,000. As per the terms of the agreement, the balance payment was to be made within 30 days of the agreement. If the intending purchaser does not make the payment within 30 days, the earnest money would be forfeited. As Mr. Akram could not make the payment within the stipulated time the amount of Rs.50000 was forfeited by John. Subsequently John sold the house in June, 2011 for Rs.2130000. He paid 2% brokerage on sale of the house. Calculate the capital gains chargeable to tax for the assessment year 2012-13. [CII-12-13: 852,11-12: 785,10-11:711]

Question # 78

Your client, a businessman has a house worth Rs. 2.1 crore and a farm house worth Rs. 85 lakh. His business is worth Rs. 10 crore as per last balance sheet. He has two other partners in the business having stakes of 24% each. He has two cars purchased at Rs. 40 lakh and Rs. 20 lakh, the latter being in personal account. The cars have depreciated/market value at Rs. 30 lakh and Rs. 8 lakh, respectively. His joint Demat account, wife being primary holder, has stocks worth Rs. 1.65 crore. The business has taken Keyman‟s insurance on his life of value Rs. 1.5 crore. He has himself insured his life for an assured sum of Rs. 1.5 crore. You evaluate your client’s estate in case of any exigency with his life as _____.

Question # 79

The probability distribution of the rate of return on ABC stock is given below:

What is the standard deviation of return?

Question # 80

The expected return and standard deviations of stock A & B are:

Amit buys Rs.20,000 of Stock A and sells short Rs.10,000 of Stock B using all the Proceeds to buy more or Stock A. The correlation Between the two securities is .35. What are the expected return & standard deviation of Amit’s portfolio?

Question # 81

You want to take a trip overseas which costs Rs. 10 lacs. The cost is expected to remain unchanged in nominal terms. You can save annually Rs. 50000 to fulfill the desire. How long will you have to wait if your savings earn an interest rate of 12%?

Question # 82

The following information regarding the equity shares of M/s V Ltd. is given

Calculate the EPS of M/s V Ltd. according to the traditional approach

Question # 83

From the following data on mutual funds, Calculate the Sharpe Ratio.

Risk free return is 8%.

Question # 84

Sonia works at the post office. She deposits Rs. 1000 on every birthday into a retirement plan which paid an interest rate of 8% from the age of 20 years until she retired. If she had Rs. 260000 in her retirement plan when she retired, at what age did she retire?

Question # 85

Ms. Sonali Briganza is 22 years old. She is currently earning a salary of Rs.5,00,000/- per annum and saves 20% of her salary every year. If her salary increases by 10% every year and she is able to get a return of 11% p.a. compounded annually throughout her investment horizon what would be the corpus of funds available at her age 58.?

Question # 86

Risk free rate = 6%

Rank the funds based on Jenson Measure in order of best to worst.

Question # 88

Akash owns a piece of land situated in Kolkata ( Date of acquisition : March 1, 1983, Cost of acquisition Rs. 20,000/- value adopted by Stamp duty authority at the time of purchase Rs. 45,000/-) On March 30, 2012 the piece of land is transferred for 4 lakh. Find out the capital gains chargeable to tax if the value adopted by the Stamp duty authority is 5.75 lakh. And X files an appeal under the Stamp Act and Stamp duty valuation has been reduced to Rs. 4.90 lakh by the Kolkata High Cout. [CII-12-13: 852,11-12: 785,10-11:711]

Question # 89

Which of the following option illustrates an advantage of the probate process?

Question # 90

What amount needs to be deposited today in an account that would pay Rs. 1,10,000 per year for the first 10 years and Rs. 2,25,000 for the next 5 years. If the ROI for the first 10 years if 10.75 % p.a. compounded annually and 13% p.a. compounded quarterly for the balance period.?

Question # 91

Mr.Singhvi is a senior manager in a advertising firm in Mumbai. During the previous year 2011-12, he gets the following emoluments: Basic salary Rs.30, 000 per month, dearness allowance: 10% of basic salary, city compensatory allowance: Rs.300 per month, children education allowance:Rs.500 per month (for 3 children), house rent allowance: 20% of salary (rent paid Rs.2000 per month).

He gets Rs. 21,000 as a reimbursement from his employer in respect of medical expenditure incurred on treatment of his wife in a private clinic. Besides, he gets Rs.12, 400 as reimbursement from the employer in respect of books and journals purchased by him in discharging his official work. He contributes 11% of his salary to statutory provident fund to which a matching contribution is made by the employer. During the year, he spends Rs.15, 000 for maintaining a car for going to the college.

Determine his net income under the head of salaries.

Question # 92

Dhruv contributes Rs. 25,000 every year starting from the beginning of the 4th year from today till the begning of 12th year in the account that gives a ROI of 11.40% p.a. compounded half yearly. Calculate the Present Value of his contribution today.

Question # 93

Management has recently announced that expected dividends for the next three years will be as follows:

For the subsequent years, management expects the dividend to grow at 5% annually. If the risk-free rate is 4.30%, the return on the market is 10.30% and the firm’s beta is 1.40. What is the maximum price that you should pay for this stock?

Question # 94

Given the following information:

What is the expected return and standard deviation of the portfolio if 50% of funds invested in each stock? What would be the impact if the correlation coefficient were 0.6 instead of 0.2?

Question # 95

R purchased a house property for Rs. 26,000 on 10-5-1962. He gets the first floor of the house constructed in 1967-68 by spending Rs. 40,000. He died on 12-9-1978. The property is transferred to Mrs. R by his will. Mrs. R spends Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 26,700 during 1979-80 and 1985-86 respectively for renewals/reconstruction of the property. Mrs. R sells the house property for Rs. 11,50,000 on 15-3-2007, brokerage paid by Mrs. R is Rs. 11,500. The fair market value of the house on 1-4-1981 was Rs. 1,60,000. Find out the amount of capital gain chargeable to tax for the assessment year 2007-08.

Question # 96

You are considering investing in following bond:

Your income tax rate is 34 percent and your capital gains tax is effectively 10 percent. Capital gains taxes are paid at the time of maturity on the difference between the purchase price and par value. What is your approximate post-tax yield to maturity on this bond?

Question # 99

Calculate the total maturity amount payable in a policy of Rs. 4,00,000/-, if the term of the policy was 17 years and bonus was Rs. 52 per thousand per annum and a final bonus of Rs. 125/- per thousand was payable?

Question # 100

A country has an “absolute advantage” in two products with respect to another country. Can it gain by trading with the other country?

Question # 101

Rakesh owes Rs. 10000 to Haresh who transfers the debt amount to Chirag. Haresh then demands the same from Rakesh, who does not have a notice of the transfer as per section 131 but still pays to Haresh. This payment is invalid &Chirag can sue Rakesh for the debt

Question # 103

What would be the taxable value added in Dr. Vijay Mohan’s income for Gratuity receipt of Rs. 8,00,000 at the time of retirement. He is covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972. He retired after 28 years of service with monthly salary of Rs. 40000 p.m. Assume Income Tax provisions pertaining to AY 2011-12 would be applicable at the time of retirement?

Question # 104

An employee benefit plan can generally help in accomplishing all of the following items except:

Question # 105

The income of any university or other educational institution existing solely for educational purposes and not for the purposes of profit is exempt under clause (iiiad) of Section 10(23C) if the aggregate annual receipts’ of such university or educational institution do not exceed.

Question # 108

Ram is working in Rashid Enterprises, a proprietorship firm.During his working hours Ram was injured seriously. Due to this injury Ram was hospitalized for six months. Ram is the only bread winner of his family. Ms. Rashid, the proprietor of Rashid Enterprises is liable to pay damages to Ram. Under which of the following policy Rashid can protect himself from this liability?

Question # 109

Sunil insured the building of his house for a sum of Rs.500000 against fire insurance. One day the house is totally gutted in a devastating fire. The insurance surveyors certified that the building is a total loss with no salvage value and that the insurable value of the building just prior to the loss was Rs.1000000. The insurer will pay to Sunil:

Question # 111

Overseas Medical Policy (OMP) covers medical expenses and repatriation expenses upto a maximum of _________ while under Overseas Travel Insurance the same is a maximum of __________.

Question # 112

Which of the following Mutual Funds was not set up within the Phase 2: 1987-1993 ?

Question # 113

Security A has a standard deviation of 23% and the market has a standard deviation of 18%. The correlation coefficient r between Security A and the market is 0.80. What is the % of the change in Security A can be explained by changes in the market?

Question # 115

A client has a minor child she is concerned about what might happen if she was to die while the child was still young and unable to sensibly handle a sizeable in heritance one solution could be to draft her will so that the child receives the asset once reaching age 21 this is an example of

Question # 116

Ramesh living in Kolkata is a trustee for Brijesh living in Mumbai, Ramesh remits trust funds to Brijesh by bills drawn by a person of high creditworthiness in favor of the trustee as such and payable at Mumbai. The bills later got dishonored. Is Ramesh bound to make good the loss?

Question # 117

An assessee was allowed deduction of unrealized rent to the extent of Rs. 40,000 in the past although the total unrealized rent was Rs. 60,000. He is able to recover from the tenant Rs.45,000 during the previous year on account of such unrealized rent. He shall be liable to tax to the extent of:

Question # 118

Expenses are 10% of the gross (office) premium. Pure premium is Rs. 200. Calculate office premium.

Question # 120

An investor investing Rs. 7,282.58 on March 1, 2012 and getting Rs. 10,000 back on February 28, 2017 would have a yield to maturity (YTM) of _____%.

Question # 121

Which of the following is an aspect of the first principle underlying Supervisory Review Process in Basel framework?

Question # 122

What an employee should check in his retirement benefit plan offered by the employer?

Question # 124

Which of the following statements in reference to REPO Rate is/are correct?

Question # 126

Calculate Gross Annual Value where Gross Municipal Value is Rs.120, Fair Rent is Rs.105. Actual rent receivable is Rs.100& Standard Rent is Rs.125

Question # 128

During last five years, Mr. Saxena owned securities that gave the following annual rate of return:

Which is the preferable security as per Geometric mean annual rate of return?

Question # 129

According to the capital asset pricing model, the expected rate of return on any security is equal to __________.

Question # 130

Notice of loss should be given to the insurer within ________days of the event of loss.

Question # 132

If a female dies without leaving any issue them property inherited from her father or mother the property will devolve upon

Question # 133

Surender the driver causes injuries to a pedestrian by rash driving of car. The injured victim had to spend Rs.1000 in treating his injuries. Surender ‘s act has created liabilities under

Question # 137

A muslim gentleman can leave his will, bequeathing all his properties to someone often than his legal heirs to the extent of…………….

Question # 140

Which one of the following sections of the Transfer of Property Act, defines ’Notice’

Question # 141

Compute Geometric mean return for an investment with the following per period return – 8.9%, 10%, 7.7%, 13%?

Question # 142

If any expenditure is incurred by an Indian company wholly and exclusively for the purpose of amalgamation or demerger, the said expenditure is

Question # 145

"When a customer deposits cheque with a bank for clearing, the customer becomes a _______."

Question # 147

When Government spends more than what it earns, the difference is called...............

Question # 151

Any property inherited by a female Hindu from her husband or from her father in law, in the absence of any son or daughter of the deceased shall go to…..

Question # 152

A mortgage where the mortgagor delivers possession and binds himself to deliver possession of the mortgaged property to the mortgagee is called?

Question # 154

A ____________ mortgage binds himself to repay the mortgage money on a certain data transfer the mortgaged property absolutely to the mortgager.

Question # 156

"Between the four items - Deposits; Borrowings; Reserves & Surplus; and Capital, which would appear last in the balance sheet of a bank?"