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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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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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 12 July 2017

A piecework system means?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Employees receive a share of the firm’s profits
  2. Employees are paid according to how much they produce
  3. Employees receive dividends
  4. Employees receive fringe benefits
  5. Employees have shares in the business

Explain one disadvantage of piecework:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 2 – All the answers are examples of financial motivation but 2 is the answer to the question

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 11 July 2017

Entrusting a subordinate with a task is called?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Decentralisation
  2. Delegation
  3. Deforestation
  4. Delayering
  5. Defeatism

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

The answer is 2 – Delegation.  Decentralisation and Delayering are also part of the Organsational Structures topic but are not the answer to the question posed.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 10 July 2017

Which of the following is NOT an approach of promotion?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Advertising
  2. Sales promotion
  3. Public relations
  4. Personal selling
  5. Sales digestion

What is and give an example of above-the-line promotion:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 5 – Sales digestion is not part of the Promotional Mix.

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 9 July 2017

Which of the following is NOT an approach to pricing?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Price discrimination
  2. Price skimming
  3. Penetration pricing
  4. Price renumeration
  5. Price leadership

Explain and give an example of what is meant by price skimming:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 4 – Price renumeration is not a known pricing strategy

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Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 8 July 2017

A shop buys products at £10 and adds on a 20% margin. What price will it sell these goods for?

Select ONE answer:

  1. £10
  2. £8
  3. £12
  4. £20
  5. £14

Show your workings:
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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS5 classes.

The answer is 3 – £10 * 1.2 = £12

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