S4 Administration. Go onto http://www.sqa.org.uk and choose subjects then Administration. You can download any past paper available, Int2 or Int1 as appropriate. You can download the electronic files from the same site. It doesn’t matter if we’ve done it before. Bring it in hard (or soft) copy to school when we return for marking.
S2 ICT. As an extension to our “Safety Online” task, you can add to the points we have already made by doing some research. There are lots of sites available, for example: http://www.wisekids.org.uk/youngpeople.htm. This can be added to our four page leaflets before they are printed and laminated.
S5 BM Int 2. Here is an essay you can attempt:
(a) Describe 3 examples of external information and state how an organisation might use that information. (6)
(b) Describe 3 ways of collecting primary information. (3)
(c) Explain why an organisation may prefer to use primary rather than secondary information. (2)
(d) Suggest and explain two disadvantages of primary information. (4)
(e) Give two examples of stakeholders who would use information about the profits of a business. Explain why this information would be of interest to each stakeholder. (4)
(f) Give 3 examples of external factors which might affect a professional football class and explain how the external factor would affect the football club. (6) (25)
S4 Administration. See period 1.
S4 Administration. Carry on with the past paper you downloaded, or attempt another one!
Attempt the following two essay questions:
(a) Using a diagram, explain the relationship between the concept of scarcity and production possibility. (5)
(b) Explain the meaning of “marginal utility” and analyse the link between marginal utility and the downward sloping demand curve. (5)
(c) Using examples, explain why the demand curve for a good or service may shift to the right. (5)
(d) How prices have fallen again this month. Give one example of a factor which would affect demand and one example of a factor which would affect supply, both of which would lead to a further fall in house prices. (6)
(e) Distinguished between the terms “average cost” and “marginal cost”) 4. (25)
(a) Explain why no factor can be described as fixed in the long run. (4)
(b) Explain the concepts of increasing returns and diminishing returns. (4)
(c) Using examples, explain the concept of “derived demand”. (5)
(d) Explain how the interest rate can be used to stimulate economic growth and suggest and explain an alternative method of stimulating economic growth. (6)
(e) Give reasons why a UK producer may welcome a weak pound. (3)
(f) Give examples of UK firms who may not welcome a weak pound. (3) (25)