Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 19 July 2017

A Sole Trader is?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Is owned by shareholders
  2. Has limited liability
  3. Has unlimited liability
  4. Has “Ltd” after its name
  5. Is only legal for 5 years

Explain ONE reason why people set up in business as a sole trader:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 3 – A sole trader has unlimited liability

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 18 July 2017

A manufacturing business is?

Select ONE answer:

  1. In the primary sector
  2. Always a private limited company
  3. In the tertiary sector
  4. Labour intensive
  5. In the secondary sector

What is meant by the primary sector?:
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The answer is 5 – In the secondary sector.  A mine or oil well would be an example of a primary business whilst and accountant would be in the tertiary sector.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 17 July 2017

If you write a new book, it is protected by?

Select ONE answer:

  1. A patent
  2. A copyright
  3. A copy note
  4. A portent
  5. A trade war

Explain your answer:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 2 – A copyright.  A patent protects a new product invention or idea, the rest are nonsense ideas.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 16 July 2017

An example of a tertiary business is?

Select ONE answer:

  1. An oil company
  2. A car manufacturer
  3. A farmer
  4. A mining company
  5. An accountant

Give TWO other examples of tertiary organisations:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 5 – An accountant – the others are primary or secondary businesses.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 15 July 2017

What is a quality circle?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Areas in a factory where quality is 100%
  2. A roundabout way of reducing productivity
  3. A means of paying staff
  4. A voluntary group of staff who meet to find ways of improving quality
  5. A discussion forum to agree on pay rates

Explain one benefit of introducing quality circles:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 4 – These groups are made up of staff who look at ways to improve quality.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 14 July 2017

The initials HRM stand for?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Human Relations Management
  2. Historic Relations Mentoring
  3. Human resource meetings
  4. Humane relations meetings
  5. Human resource management

What is meant by scientific management?:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 5 – HRM = Human resource management

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 13 July 2017

The behavioural theorist Frederick Taylor believes that?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Believed there was “one best way” of doing a job
  2. Believed social needs were important
  3. Identified “hygiene” and “motivator” factors at work
  4. Believed that money did not motivate
  5. Believed that democratic management was most effective

What did Taylor think motivated employees & why?:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 1 – As the father of “scientific management” Taylor was a big believer in standardisation.  The other choices would never be ones that Taylor believed in.

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