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2010 KCSE Business Studies Revision P1-002

09 Nov

2010 KCSE Business Studies Revision P1-002

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BUSINESS STUDIES PAPER 1

Time: 2 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

  • Attempt ALL the questions in the spaces provided.

1.         State four ways in which the government can influence an increase in the demand for a product

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2.         List FOUR monetary tools the Central Bank uses to control credit.                                     (4mks)

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3.         Outline FOUR roles of an entrepreneur in an organization.                                                  (4mks)

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4.         Complete the following sentences by filling in the blank spaces.                                          (4mks)

(i)         Exchange of goods without use of money __________________________

(ii)        A state owned company is called a  __________________________

(iii)       The person who issues a cheque is called the ______________________ of the cheque

(iv)       A wholesaler who does not sell on credit and does not provide transport to the buyer is a                          _____________________________ wholesales.

5.         Under what circumstances will the manager of an organization communicate to the subordinate staff.                                                                                                                                          ( 4 mks)

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6.         State FOUR factors that could hasten the economic development of a country.                  (4mks)

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7.         The following information was available in the books of accounts of Eshitoyi Enterprises as 30th June 2008.

Sales 540, 000

Purchases 330.000

Stock 1st July 2007 60,000

Sales were marked up 50 % on the cost price

You are required to prepare Eshitoyi Enterprises trading Account for the year ended 30th June 2008 showing clearly.

(i)         Gross profit                                                                                                                 (2mks)

(ii)        Closing stock                                                                                                              (2mks)

8.         For each of the following transaction, state the account to be debited and the account to be credited

Date Transaction Account to be debited Account to be credited
i) Bought goods for sale and paid by cheque
ii) Donated personal savings to the business
iii) Cash sales banked
iv) Rent accrued

9.         Under what circumstances would insurance companies in Kenya opt to reinsure themselves

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10.       Highlight FOUR ways in which the government can use to control inflation.                      (4mks)

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11.       The book keeper of Alpha Traders extracted the following information from the accounting records

1.7.2006 30.6.2007
Debtors 525.000 600,000
Discount Allowed 15,000
Sales Returns 30,000
Dishonoured cheques 10,000

During the year ended 30.6.2007, Alpha traders received 800,000 from debtors while cash sales were 150,000

Determine the sales for the year.                                                                                            (5mks)

12.       Give FOUR assumptions associated with monopolistic competition market structure.         (4mks)

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13.       State FOUR reasons for starting a business.                                                                          (4mks)

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14.       Outline the various activities that facilitate the following forms of utility.                           (4mks)

(i)         Place utility

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(ii)        Possession utility

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(iii)       Time utility

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(iv)       Form Utility

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15.       What FOUR factors determine the size of a firm?                                                                 (4mks)

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16.       Onsogo Traders sell goods on the following terms of sale: 10 % cash discount , 12 % trade discount if goods are paid for in 5 days , 8 % if paid for in 10 days and 5 % if paid for in 15 days

Makau bought goods worth Ksh. 200,000 on 2nd of March 2008 and paid for them on 10th March 2008. Calculate how much Makau paid for the goods.                                                        (3mks)

17.       Kenya is fast embracing East Africa Community what benefits is Kenya likely to experience from this arrangement.                                                                                                               (4mks)

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18.       How can effective management of a business lead to its success.                                         (4mks)

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19.       Complete the following table.                                                                                                            (4mks)

Fixed Assets 

Sh.

Currents Assets 

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Long term Liabilities  

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Current Liabilities  

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Owner Equity 

Sh.

Working capital  

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100,000 20,000 60,000 10,000
50,000 40,000 150,000 15,000
200,000 150,000 80,000 20,000
350,000 50,000 20,000

20.       Despite air transport being expensive, it is the preferred mode of transport over long distance.

Outline FOUR reasons for this preference.                                                                            (4mks)

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21.       The government raises most of its revenue through taxes. Highlight  FOUR reasons for taxation.

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22.       Name the source document and source books to which each of the following descriptions relate.

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a) DESCRIPTION SOURCE DOCUMENT SOURCE BOOK
Issued by a seller to a buyer for cash paid
b) Issued by the seller to a credit buyer to demand payment
c) Used to correct in overcharge for goods returned
d) Show summary of transactions between a buyer and a sellers

23.       State FOUR ways in which office documents can be reproduced.                                       (4mks)

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24.       Why would a business choose to use bill boards to promote its products.                             (4mks)

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25.       Factors leading to a decline in birth rates

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