Business Studies Form 1 Questions and Answers - End Term 2 Exams 2021

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Business Studies Form 1 End Term 2 Exams 2021 with Marking Schemes

  1. Define the following terms as used in business studies. (8mks)
    1. Good
    2. Services
    3. Economics
    4. Accounting
  2. State four features of a good filing system. (4mks)
  3. Outline four sources of business ideas. (4mks)
  4. Give any four business activities. (4mks)
  5. Highlight four reasons why people engage in business activities. (4mks)
  6. Mention four types of resources that are important in business. (4mks)
  7. Fill in the blank spaces below (4mks)
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  8. State four features of supermarket. (4mks)
  9. Give 5 differences between goods and services. (5mks)
  10. Mention any four small scale retailers without shops. (4mks)
  11. Business studies are a wide subject that covers several disciplines. Outline those five disciplines. (5mks)
  12. Identify any four features of economic resources. (4mks)
  13. State any four factors to consider when selecting office equipment. (4mks)
  14. Give four advantages of an open office layout. (4mks)
  15. Identify any four causes of a business success. (4mks)
  16. Differentiate the following terms as used in production. (6mks)
    1. Free goods and economic goods.
    2. Producer goods and consumer goods.
    3. Public goods and private goods.
  17. Mention four factors that hinder geographical mobility of labour. (4mks)
  18. State four functions of an entrepreneur. (4mks)

Marking Scheme

  1. Define the following terms as used in business studies. (8mks)
    1. Good
      These are items that are tangible, i.e. they can be touched and felt
    2. Services
      These are actions that may be sold
    3. Economics
      Refers to the study of how human beings strive to satisfy their endless wants using the available scarce resources.
    4. Accounting
      Refers to a systematic way of recording business activities which are used for decision making
  2. State four features of a good filing system.      (4mks)
    • Simple
    • Economical
    • Adaptable
    • Compatible
  3. Outline four sources of business ideas.    (4mks)
    • Waste products
    • Surveys
    • Hobbies
    • Magazine articles
    • Vocational training and experience
    • Listening to what people say
  4. Give any four business activities.    (4mks)
    • Extraction
    • Manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Trade
    • Provision of services
  5. Highlight four reasons why people engage in business activities.   (4mks)
    • To make profit
    • To utilize free spare time
    • To provide essential goods and services
    • To make good use of locally available resources
    • To be one’s own boss
  6. Mention four types of resources that are important in business.  (4mks)
    • Human resource
    • Financial resource
    • Physical resource
    • Technology
  7. Fill in the blank spaces below       (4mks)
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  8. State four features of supermarket.     (4mks)
    • Requires large capital to start
    • Stocks a variety of goods
    • Goods have price tags
    • Prices of goods are fixed
    • Offer self-service facilities
  9. Differentiate between goods and services.       (5mks)
    GOODS SERVICES
    Tangible i Intangible
    ii Can be stored ii Cannot be stored
    iii  Can be standardized iii Cannot be standardized
    iv Most can be seen iv Cannot be seen
    v Not all are perishable v Are highly perishable
  10. Mention any four small scale retailers without shops.       (4mks)
    • Itinerant traders
    • Roadside sellers
    • Open-air market traders
    • Automatic vending machines
  11. Business studies are a wide subject that covers several disciplines. Outline those five disciplines.      (5mks)
    • Economics
    • Commerce
    • Accounting
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Office practice
  12. Identify any four features of economic resources.     (4mks)
    • Scarce in supply
    • Have monetary value
    • Unevenly distributed
    • Have utility
    • Have alternative uses
  13. State any four factors to consider when selecting office equipment. (4mks)
    • Cost
    • Durability
    • Availability of room
    • Security of the equipment
    • Effect on staff morale
    • Availability of manpower
  14. Give four advantages of an open office layout.       (4mks)
    • Easy supervision of workers
    • Easy location of workers
    • Discourages absenteeism
    • Maintenance cost is low
    • Promotes team work amongst employees
    • Floor space is saved
    • It is cheap to decorate
  15. Identify any four causes of a business success.      (4mks)
    • Lack of competition
    • Adequate finances
    • Good location
    • Availability of raw material
    • Ability to manage people
  16. Differentiate the following terms as used in production.  (6mks)
    1. Free goods and economic goods.
      Free goods are those goods that are available in abundance as gifts of nature while economic goods are those that are scarce in supply and have monetary value.
    2. Producer goods and consumer goods.
      Producer goods are those goods used to produce other goods while consumer goods are those that are at their final stage of usage by the consumer.
    3. Public goods and private goods.
      Public goods are those goods that belong to no one in particular while private goods are those that are owned by individuals.
  17. Mention four factors that hinder geographical mobility of labour.  (4mks)
    • Language barrier
    • Political instability
    • Family ties
    • Age
    • Poor infrastructure in a new place
    • Climatic differences
  18. State four functions of an entrepreneur.     (4mks)
    • Starts the business
    • Controls the business
    • Makes decisions
    • Bears the risks and enjoys the profits
    • Owns the whole project
    • Acquires and pays for all the other factors of production.

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