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KCSE CLUSTER TESTS 24
Business Studies Paper 1
State four factors that determine the choice of human wants to be satisfied. (4 marks)
. Highlight four reasons why the Kenya government has decided to control the exploitation of her natural resources. (4 marks)
Outline four benefits of a self-service shop to a customer. (4 marks)
. Give four factors that one should consider when choosing a means of transport. (4 marks)
Outline four circumstances under which a bill of exchange may be preferred as means of payment. (4 marks)
. As Kenya’s economy strives to do well, most Kenyans are bound to live beyond 70 years. Outline four negative effects of an ageing population to Kenya’s economy. (4 marks)
Highlight four salient features of a public warehouse. (4 marks)
Give the terms used in insurance that best fits each of the following descriptions. (4 marks)
Outline four advantages of using e-mail in communication. (4 marks)
. State four factors that determine the period for which documents should be stored.(4 marks)
. List four external business environments that may negatively affect the operation of a business. (4 marks)
. Outline four dangers of comparing living standards in different countries using national income statistics. (4 marks)
Highlight four disadvantages of operating a business as a partnership. (4 marks)
. State four factors one should consider when evaluating a business opportunity. (4 marks
State the factor of production that each of the following resources relate to. (4 marks)
The following information relates to Lwakhakha Traders as at 31st December 2012. Details
The following balances was extracted from the books of Naitiri Hardware Enterprises on 1st June 2014.
Prepaid rent 85,000
Cash at bank 100,000
Cash in hand 50,500
Equity bank loan 750,000
Fixed assets 2,700,000
Stock in trade 214,000
Required Prepare Naitiri’s Hardware Enterprises balance sheet as at 30th June 2014. (5 marks)
From the following transactions, indicate the account to be debited and the account to be credited. (4 marks)
On 1st December 2013, Kimilili Traders had shs.85, 000 cash in hand and a bank overdraft of shs.88, 000.
During the month, the following transactions took place.
2nd December: Cash sales shs 209,400
4th December: Bought goods worth shs 80,000 on credit from Kimaeti Wholesalers.
6th December: Wafula, a debtor settled his account of Shs, 500,000 by cheque less 5% cash discount.
16th December: Paid wages shs. 30,000 in cash.
21st December: Settled a creditor Maruti’s account of shs. 20,000 by cheque less 2% cash discount.
31st December: Banked all the cash except shs. 25,000
Enter the above transactions in the three column cash book. (4 marks)
The following balances were extracted from the books of Bukunjabo Traders for the month ending 30th June 2010.
Sales 420, 000
Purchases 240, 000
Equipment 120, 000
Motor van 300, 000
Debtors 80, 000
Creditors 40, 000
General expenses 160, 000
Capital 440, 000
Prepare a Trial Balance of Bukunjabo Traders for the month of June 2010. (4 marks)
Post the following transactions to the books of Bumula Wholesalers. (4 marks)
1st March 2014: Commenced business with shs. 150, 000 cash at the bank.
10th March 2014: Bought motor vehicle from CMC Ltd for shs.950, 000 on credit.
15th March 2014: Withdrew shs.50, 000 from bank for business use.
20th March 2014: Paid shs.30, 000 cash to CMC Ltd
State four emerging issues in product promotion. (4 marks)
. State four characteristics of a good filing system. (4 marks)