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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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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