CA Intermediate Strategic Management (SM) MCQ

1. The emphasis on product design is very high, the intensity of competition is low, and the market growth rate is low in the__________stage of the industry life cycle.


2. ‘Attractiveness of firms’ while conducting industry analysis should be seen in-


3. According to Porter, what is usually the most powerful of the five competitive forces?


4. ADL matrix has been propounded by:


5. Entering into a ‘contract’ by MNCs is an example of:


6. When to organizations combine to increase their strength and financial gains along with breaking the trade barriers is called———–


7. Conglomerate diversification is another name for which of the following?


8. A tool by which management identifies and evaluates the various businesses that make up a company is termed as:


9. Geographical Diversification, Product diversification and Entry Mode are the domains of:


10. The concept of ‘core competence’ has been advocated by-


11. A firm successfully implementing a differentiation strategy would expect:


12. The competencies or skills that a firm employs to transform inputs into outputs are:


13. An important activity in_________is taking corrective action.


14. Financial objectives involve all of the following except:


15. “Competitor’s Differentiation’, Customer Value’ and ‘Application of Competitiveness’ are the three important areas of:


16. A narrow market focus is to a differentiation-based strategy as a


17. An advertisement says, ‘Have Roohafza with milk and lassi too’. Which strategy is the company trying to use:


18. Internal____________are activities in an organization that are performed especially well.


19. The reasons for acquisition are


20. Which of the following is not a limitation of SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity, Threats) analysis?


21. ‘Inbound and Outbound logistics” are related to:


22. Horizontal integration is concerned with


23. ‘Strategic group mapping’ involves-


24. Which section of the SWOT Matrix involves matching internal strengths with external opportunities?


25. The most probable time to pursue a harvest strategy is in a situation of


26. Which of the following is true of a transnational Corporation:


27. What can be defined as the art and science of formulating, implementing and evaluating cross-functional decisions that enable an organization to achieve its objectives?


28. In evaluating strategies, which one of Rumelt’s criteria for evaluating strategies, refers to the need for strategists to examine sets of trends?


29. Competitive rivalry has the most effect on the firm’s strategies than the firm’s other strategies.


30. What type of organizational structure do most small businesses follow?


31. ‘Build,’ ‘Hold,’ ‘Harvest,’ and ‘Divest’ are the strategies pursued in:


32. Which of these basic questions should a vision statement answer?


33. Change in company’s —————– gives rise to problems necessitating a new —————- to be made.


34. ‘Determinants Analysis’ falls in the purview of?-


35. Individual investors are reliant on upon the organization’s managers to


36. ‘Customer Analysis’ and ‘Market Analysis’ are the part of-


37. Competitive landscape requires the application of-


38. The low growth, low share businesses in BCG matrix are:


39. The Niche strategy is the best way to enter a:


40. Which of the following bases of competitive advantage is/are more sustainable:


41. Corporate level strategy is concerned with the following-


42. One of the primary advantages of diversification is sharing core competencies. In order for diversification to be most successful, it is important that


43. Vertical integration may be beneficial when


44. An organization that has a low relative market share position and competes in a slow- growth industry is referred to as a________.


45. A campaign advocating the message of ‘SAVE WATER’ is:


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6 Replies to “CA Intermediate Strategic Management (SM) MCQ

  1. 4. ‘Build,’ ‘Hold,’ ‘Harvest,’ and ‘Divest’ are the strategies pursued in:

    1. Boston Consulting Group Growth Share Matrix
    2. Value chain Analysis
    3.Managerial Grid Matrix
    4. Ansoff’s Product Matrix Growth Matrix
    I think correct answer should be option 1 not value chain analysis

    1. Please tell from where to study limitations of SWOT .I can only find advantage of swot in icai module for SM in page 2.36 july 17 edition

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