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Economic Development And Planning In India External Correspondence Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year

SECTION ‘A’

Q. 1. “India’s economic development has been hampered by social, political and religious factors.” Discuss. 20
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Q. 2. Discuss the growth of population during 1901-2001.
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Q. 3. What are the objectives of Economic Planning in In dia? Discuss what are the causes and consequences of their slow progress.
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Q. 4. “Poverty and unemployment are the twin problems in India.” Any effective programme to reduce poverty means
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Q. 5. Write short notes on any two :
(a) Vicious circle of poverty in India;
(b) Capital formation in India;
(c) Deficit financing;
(d) Urbanisation.
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SECTION ‘B’

Q. 6. What are the causes for low productivity in Indian Agriculture ? Discuss the role of’ New Agricultural Strategy’ to solve them.
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Q. 7. What is meant by Mechanisation of Agriculture in India? What are the possibilities and limitations of it ? !0, 10
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Q. 8. What is the difference between small and cottage in¬dustries? Discuss their role for Indian Economy since 1951.
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Q. 9. What are the causes of rise in prices since 1980 ? Give suggestions to curb the price rise.
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Q. 10, Write short notes on any two :
(a) Concentration of economic power in India;
(b) Role of private sector in India;
(c) Public distribution system.
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English Novels Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year

Q. I. Write short notes on :
(a) Joe Gargery

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Orlick

(b) Netherfield Ball

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George Wickham

(c) George Wilson

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Jordan Baker

(d) The college debate

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Kailas (7.5 x4=30)
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Q. 2. Give a detailed account of Estella’s role in Great Ex¬pectations.

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Explain the relevance of Pip’s first meeting with Magwitch.
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Q. 3. Darcy’s behaviour is very different at the end of the novel from what it is at the start. Do you think this change is credible within the story ?

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Discuss the significance of the title Pride and Prejudice. 15
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Q. 4. Discuss in detail the relationship between Tom and Myrtle.

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Discuss the role of Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby. 15
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Q. 5. How do Chandran’s parents influence his life ?

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Comment on the humour and satire in The Bachelor of Arts.
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Economic Development And Planning In India Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year

SECTION ‘A’

Q. 1. Examine the salient features of the Indian economy in the post 2000 period. Compare with the Indian economy on the eve of independence. 10, 5
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Q. 2. Critically examine the nature of poverty and unem¬ployment in the rural sector in India. Discuss the major poverty alleviation and employment generation programmes that have been undertaken by the government for this sector, in recent years.
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Q. 3. Critically examine the link between population growth and economic development in India. 15
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Q. 4. In what respects has the role that was envisaged for the public sector changed from the Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956 to the New Industrial Policy of 1991 ? What was the rationale behind this change ? 10, 5
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Q. 5. Write short notes on any two of the following :
(i) Role of capital formation in India’s development.
(ii) Trends in urbanisation in India;
{iii) Merits and demerits of unbalanced growth strategy
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SECTION ‘B’

Q. 6. Critically assess the performance of institutional sources in meeting the credit requirements of the agricultural sector in India. 15
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Q. 7. What role can cottage and small scale sector play in modern India ? Briefly outline the measures adopted by the government to promote the growth of this sector.
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Q. 8. Describe briefly the policy of the government towards foreign capital. What changes have been made in this policy since 1991 to liberalise it ?
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Q. 9. Examine the composition and direction of India’s for¬eign trade in the post 2000 period. 15
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Q. 10. Write short notes on any two of the following :
(i) Institutional versus technological change in agri¬culture;
(ii) Limitations of import substitution;
(iii) Targeted public distribution system in India.
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Economic Development And Planning In India External Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

SECTION ‘A’

Q. 1. Analyze the problem of disguised unemployment. In this context, examine the problems involved in using disguised unemployment as a source of cost-free capital formation.
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Q. 2. Assess the success or failure of the Indian economy in raising the rate of savings since 1951. In this context examine the challenges facing the Indian economy.
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Q. 3. Examine changes in the rate of growth of population since 1951. In this light, make an assessment of the Government of India’s ; population policy. 20
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Q. 4. Compare the 1956 Industrial Policy Resolution with the post-1991 Industrial Policy. Examine the rationale for the changes that have been made.

Q. 5. Write short notes on any two of the following : 10+10
(i) Role of deficit financing in Five Year Plans;
(ii) The difference between economic growth and economic development;
(iii) Urbanization its meaning, positive and negative aspects.
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SECTION’B’

Q. 6. What is meant by the green revolution ? Do you agree with the view that the green revolution has solved the food problem in India? Give reasons in support of your answer. 6+14
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Q. 7. What are the main problems faced by landless rural labour in India ? In this context discuss the various policy measures taken by the Govermant
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Q. 8. What are the main problems of agricultural marketing ? How far have these problems been solved in India ? In this context examine the role of government procurement policy. 6+6+8
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Q. 9. Examine the roie of cottage industries in the economic development of India. What are the measures that have been taken by the Government to promote these industries ? In this context, what policy changes would you
advocate ? 6+6+8
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Q. 10. What do you understand by the policy of export promotion ? Examine its role in India in the post-1991 period.
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Economic Development And Planning In India Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

SECTION ‘A’

Q. 1. What is meant by disguised unemployment ? Show how surplus labour can be used as a source of capital formation in underdeveloped countries. 6,14
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Q, 2.Explain “Vicious Circle of Poverty”. Show how it can be broken from the demand and supply side. 8,12
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Q. 3.EIaborate the Theory of Demographic Transition. What measures had been taken by the Govt. of India to control population growth in India. 6,14
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Q. 4. Analyse the various methods of financing of Five Year Plans in India.

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Q. 5- (a) Write short notes on any two of the following:
10,10

(i) Balanced Growth and Unbalanced Growth;
(ii) Demonstration effects;
(iii) Industrial policy in India;
(iv) Mahalanobis Model.
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SECTION ‘B’

Q. 6. Critically analyse the various htna retorra measures undertaken by the government after independence. 20
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Q. 7. Examine various sources of agricultural credit in India.
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Q. 8. What is meant by Green Revolution? What are main limitations and criticism of Green Revolution ? 12,8
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Q. 9. Examine the different methods adopted in India to solve the problem of balance of payments disequilibrium in India. 20
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Q. 10. Write short notes on any Two of the following: 10,10

(i) Liberalisation of Indian economy;
(ii) Small Scale Industries in India;
(iii) Tariff or Import duty;
(iv) Industrial Policy, 1991.
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English Novels External Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

Q. 1. Write short notes on :
(a) Compcyson

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Estella’s marriage with Drummle.

(b) Mrs. Bennet.

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Meryton Ball

(c) Gatsby’scar

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George Wilson

(d) Chandran’s visit to the cinema

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Mohan.
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Q.2. (a) Narrate briefly Pip’s experience at Satis House on his first visit.

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Give an account of Magwitch’s attempted escape from London and his subsequent death. 20
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Q. 3. (a) Discuss the significance of the elopement of Lydia with reference to the plot of PrideandPrejudice.

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(b) Discuss the importance of ‘marriage* as one of the themes of Pride and Prejudice.
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Q. 4. (a) Do you agree that Gatsby is basically a lonely man in spite of all his wealth. Discuss.

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(b) Hos does Nickshow his moral responsibility towards other people, especially Gatsby? Answer :

Q. 5. (a) Describe Chandran’s organizing skill as secretary of the Historical Association of his college and as an agent of’The Daily Messenger’.

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(b) Matching of horoscopes and fake sanyasis also play in important, role in the plot ofThe Bachelor of’Arts. Comment.
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English II Novels Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year

Q. 1. Write short notes on:
(a) The ending of Great Expectations.

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Wemmick.

(b) Mrs. Bennet.

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Lydia’s elopement

(c) - The East Egg West Egg Divided.

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Mr. Wilson,

(d) Malathi.

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Chandran’s Newspaper.
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Q. 2. (a) How does Pip’s life change after the unknown benefactors’s money is given to him ?

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(b) Write a character sketch of Miss Havisham. Is she justified in her hatred and vengefulness against men ? Answer :

Q.3. (a) Discuss the suitability of the title of the novel Pride andPrejudice.

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(b) The Jane-Bingley relationship is merely a means of bringing together Darcy and Elizabeth. Compare and contrast the two love affairs in the light of this statement.
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Q. 4. (a) Write a character sketch of Nick as the narrator of TJte Great Gatsby.-

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(b) Violence, selfishness and betrayal are at the DOttom of the flashy world presented in the lavishness of Gatsby’s parties. Discuss.
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Q.5. (a) Chandran’srunningawayfromhome,hisexperience with Kailas and his life as a sanyasi make him a mature person by the end of the novel The Bachelor of Arts, Do you agree ?

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(b) What role do Chandran’s friends play in his life ?
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Costing External Correspondence Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year Part I

Q. 1. (a) Explain the main differences between Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting.

(b) Define the terms Fixed Costs, Variable Costs and Semi variable Costs and give examples of each one.
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Q. 2. (a) From the following information prepare Stores Ledger Card under LIFO and FIFO system. Calculate the value of Closing Stock under both the systems:

1968
Jan. 1 Opening Stock – 200 pieces @ Rs. 2.00 each
Jan. 5 Purchases – 100 pieces @ Rs. 2.20 each
Jan. 10 Purchases – .150 pieces @ Rs. 2.40 each
Jan. 20 Purchases – 120 pieces @ Rs. 250 each
Jan. 22Issue – 150 pieces
Jan. 25 Issue – 100 pieces
Jan. 27 Issue – 100 pieces
Jan. 28 Issue – 200 pieces

(b) What are the causes of under/over absorption of overheads ? How will you deal with them in Cost Accounts?
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Q. 3. (a) From the following data calculate :
(i) P.V. Ratio;
(ii) Profit when sales are Rs. 20,000;
(iii) New Break-even Point if selling price is re¬duced by 20%.

Fixed Expenses – Rs. 4,000
Break-even Point – Rs. 10,000

(b) From the following information you are re¬quired to prepare :
(i) Cost Sheet for Articles X and Y.
(ii) Profit and Loss Account as per financial books.
(iii) Reconciliation between profit as per cost books and as per financial books.
Article X – Article Y
Rs. – Rs.
Material consumed – 36,000 – 48,400
Labour – 63,000 – . 83,600
Rs.
Works overhead (Actual) – 1,42,000
Office expenses (Actual) – 95,700
Number of – Price per
Articles sold – Article
– Rs.
X180 – 1,450
Y220 – 1,600

There was neither opening stock nor any closing stock.

Works overhead are charged 100% on labour and office overhead are charged at 25% on works cost.
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Q. 4. (a) The product of Company A passes through two processes A and B and then to finished Stock Ac¬count. In each process 5% of the total weight is lost and 10% is scrap which realises from Process A Rs. 80 per tonne and Process B Rs. 200 per tonne respectively.

The following are the figure relating to both the processes :

Process A – Process B
Material (tonnes) – 1,000 – 70
Cost of material per
tonne (Rs.) – 125 – 200
Wages (Rs.) – 28,000 – 10,000
Expenses (Rs.) – 8,000 – 5,250
Output (Tonnes) – 830 – 780

Prepare Process Accounts, Abnormal Loss Account and Abnormal Gain Account.

(b) Define Break-even Point. How can the break even point be computed?
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Q. 5. (a) What do you understand by Noraml and Abnormal Idle Time? How would you deal with them in Cost Accounts ? 10

(b) What is machine hour rate? What procedure is followed while computing machine hour rate?
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Costing Regular Previous Year Question Paper Year 2006 : IIIrd Year Part I

Q. 1. Distinguish between :
(a) Cost unit and Cost centre ;
(b) Reconciliation statement and Reconciliation account;
(c) Variable and Semi-variable cost;
(d) Absorption costing and Marginal costing.
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Q. 2. (a) What are the assumptions on which mar¬ginal costing technique is based ? 7
(b) Compute machine Hour Rate from the fol¬lowing information :
(i) The machine room will work on 90% capacity throughout the year and that a breakdown of 10% is reasonable.
(ii) There are three days holiday at Deepawali; Two days at Holi and two days at Christmas, exclusive of Sundays. The factory works 8 hrs. a day and 4 hrs. on Saturdays.
(iii) Number of machines (each of same type) 40.
(iv) Expenses per annum:
Rs.
Power – 3,120
Lubricating oil – 66
Light – 640
Repairs to machines – 1,446
Salaries to foreman – 1,200
Depreciation – 785.60
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Q. 3. (a) Discuss the perpetual inventory system in connection with material control. How is it differ¬ent from periodic inventory system ?

(b) “Evolution of Cost Accountancy is the out¬come of deficiencies in Financial Accounting System.” Discuss the statement.
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Q. 4. (a) A product passes through three distinct processes A, B and C. The normal loss of units in each process is 5%, 10% and 15% and the same is sold at Rs. 2, Rs. 4, Rs. 5 per unit respectively. Expenses for the month were as follows :

Process
A-B-C
Sundry Materials – 5,200 – 3,960 – 5,924
Wages 4,000 – 6,000 – 8,000
Actual output in units 1,900 – 1,680- 1,500

2000 units @ Rs. 3 per unit were put into Process ‘A’. The total overheads are Rs. 18,000 which are to be re-covered at 100% of wages. Prepare necessary Process ACCount.
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(b) From the following figures, prepare a recon ciliation statement:
Cost – Financial
Books – Books
Profit – 50,000 – ?
Marketing overheads – 8,000 – 8,000
Provision for bad debts — 5,000
Factory overheads 8,500 – 7,000
Director’s fees — 2,000
Income Tax paid — 15,000
Rent of owned Premises – 6,000 —
Depreciation – 11,250 – 12,000
Share transfer fee (Cr.) — 1,000
Administrative overheads – 5,000 – 8,000
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Q. 5. Write short notes on any three of the following:
(a) Labour turnover rate;
(b) Abnormal gains;
(c) A.B.C. Analysis;
(d) Items excluded from Cost Accounts;
(e) Break-even point.
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Costing External Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IIIrd Year Part I

Q. I. Explain briefly the following:
(i) Cost centre;
(ii) Normalloss;
(iii) Breii’.-even analysis;
(iv) Piece rate system of payment
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Q. 2. Distinguish between :
(a) Perpetual and Periodic Inventory System;
(b) Normal and Abnormal Idle Time.
(c) Cost Allocation and Cost Apportionment;
(d) Marginal Contribution and Profit.
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Q. 3. (a) For the coming year, a manufacturing company has budgeted as under:
Contribution/Sales (C/S) Ratio = 45%
Margin of Safety Ratio = 33⅓%
Fixed Costs = Rs, 5,85,000

Required: Determine Total Sales-volume for the coming year and Profit thereon. 10

(b) Ayush Ltd. produces a Herbal Shampoo which is made by subjecting certain crude herbs to two successive processes: A and B, The following data in respect of processing have been obtained from the accounting records of the company for a cost period:

Particulars – Process A – Process B
Inputs (units) – 50,0.00 – 46,000
Normal loss – 10% – ?

Costs Incurred: – Rs. – Rs.
Materials (Herbs) – 9,00,000 – 1,96,000
Direct labour – 4,26,000 – 2,47,000
Production overhead – 2,84,000 – 1,78,000
Realisable scrap value/unit – 7 – 20

The output of process A is transferred direct to Process B. The output of Process B was 43,200 units, which were sold at Rs. 60 per unit showing a profit of 20% on cost.

You are required to prepare the Process Cost Accounts assuming that there was no closing stock of W.I.P. and finished goods.
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Q. 4. (a) What do you mean by under absorption and over-absorption ofoverheads ? 5
(b) What are the advantages of centralised store-keeping ? 5

(c) From the understated particulars, you are required to prepare a monthly cost sheet of Soap Manufacturers Ltd. showing therein:

(i) Prime cost;
(ii) Works cost;
(iii) Cost of production;
(iv) Cost of sales; and
(v) Profit per unit.

Rs.-
Opening Inventory (1-1-2004);

Raw materials – 6,000
Work-in-progress – 9,620
Finished goods (1,000 units) – 13,680

Closing Inventory (31-1-2004):
Raw materials – 7,000
Work-in-progress – 8,020
Finished goods – ?
Donations to home for destitutes – 2,100
Raw-materials pruchased – 72,000
Import duty on raw materials purchased – 14,400
Productive wages – 18,000
Machine hours worked – 21,600 hours
Machine hour rate – Rs. 1.50
Chargeable expenses – Rs. 2,000
Office and Administration expenses – Re. 1 per unit
Selling expenses – Re. 0.90 per unit
Units sold – 8,000 units
Units produced – 8,200 units
Profit on sale – 10%
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Q. 5. (a) What is labour turnover ? How is it measured ? 5

(b) A company manufactures 5,000 units of a product per month. Cost of placing an order is Rs. 100. The purchase price of raw material is Rs. 10 per kg. The reorder period is 4 to 8 weeks. The consumption of raw materials varies from 100 kg to 450 kg per week, the average consumption being 275 kg, the carrying cost of inventory is 20% per annum.

You are required to calculate:
(i) Reorder quantity
(ii) Reorder level. 5

(c) A manufacturing company disclosed a net loss of Rs. 3,47,000 as per their cost accounts for the year ended March 31,2004. The financial accounts however disclosed a net loss of Rs. 5,10,000 for the same period. The following information was revealed as a result of scrutiny of the figures of both the sets of accounts :

Rs.
Factory overheads under-absorbed – 40,000
Administration overheads over-absorbed – 60,000
Depreciation charged in Financial Accounts – 3,25,000
Depreciation recovered in Cost Accounts – 2,75,000
Interest on investments not included in Cost Accounts – 96,000
Income-tax provided – 54,000
Interest on loan funds in Financial Accounts – 2,45,000
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