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


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


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


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


6. Financial objectives involve all of the following except:


7. 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?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


17. Horizontal integration is concerned with


18. The reasons for acquisition are


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


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


21. Vertical integration may be beneficial when


22. Corporate level strategy is concerned with the following-


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


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


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


26. ‘Strategic group mapping’ involves-


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


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


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


30. An important activity in_________is taking corrective action.


31. ADL matrix has been propounded by:


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


43. Competitive landscape requires the application of-


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


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


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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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