Practice Test: IB Business And Management- Business Organisation & Environment #1

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  • 1. 
    The resources used in the production process are collectively known as:
    • A. 

      Human capital resources

    • B. 

      Raw material

    • C. 

      Working capital

    • D. 

      Factors of production

  • 2. 
    Specialization does not benefit from:
    • A. 

      Monotony of doing the same job

    • B. 

      Productivity gains

    • C. 

      Products that are mass produced

    • D. 

      Increased competitiveness

  • 3. 
    The difference between the costs of inputs in the production process and the price of the final output is known as:
    • A. 

      Income

    • B. 

      Revenue

    • C. 

      Added value

    • D. 

      Profit

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of primary production?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Fishing

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Coaching

  • 5. 
    Which occupation does not exist in the tertiary sector?
    • A. 

      Estate agent

    • B. 

      Secretary

    • C. 

      Machinist

    • D. 

      Librarian

  • 6. 
    The primary sector is the part of the economy that consists of:
    • A. 

      Agriculture, fishing and extractive services

    • B. 

      Little, if any, government control

    • C. 

      Businesses that have been recently set up

    • D. 

      Organisations that lack finance

  • 7. 
    The secondary sector:
    • A. 

      Forms the largest employment sector in most developed countries

    • B. 

      Provides both goods and services

    • C. 

      Consists of businesses involved in the manufacturing of goods

    • D. 

      Is labour intensive

  • 8. 
    Production is:
    • A. 

      The process of making goods and services from the available factor inputs

    • B. 

      The manufacturing of goods and services in the secondary industry

    • C. 

      Any output other than services

    • D. 

      The second stage of the output process

  • 9. 
    The advantages of specialization include all those listed except:
    • A. 

      A greater amount of output

    • B. 

      Development of expertise and skills

    • C. 

      Wider choice of options for customers

    • D. 

      Increase in overall efficiency of production

  • 10. 
    Which of the following businesses would not be described as operating in the tertiary sector?
    • A. 

      Pest control

    • B. 

      Restaurant

    • C. 

      Private security

    • D. 

      Textiles

  • 11. 
    The process of increasing the value of a resource in the production process is known as:
    • A. 

      Adding value

    • B. 

      Chain of production

    • C. 

      Production function

    • D. 

      Value chain analysis

  • 12. 
    Computers are an example of which type of factor input?
    • A. 

      Labour

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Machinery

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is least specialised?
    • A. 

      Lawyer of criminal law

    • B. 

      Taxi driver

    • C. 

      Primary school teacher

    • D. 

      Professional basketball player

  • 14. 
    Public utilities, such as water and gas supply, are usually considered as being in the tertiary sector because they:
    • A. 

      Are owned by the government

    • B. 

      Provide services to the general public

    • C. 

      Are involved with turning resources into a usable product

    • D. 

      Are not extracted or manufactured

  • 15. 
    The term 'product' refers to:
    • A. 

      Services only

    • B. 

      Goods only

    • C. 

      Both goods and services

    • D. 

      The physical attributes of a good

  • 16. 
    The ________ sector of the economy is owned by individuals and companies, usually in pursuit of making   a profit. The ________ sector is controlled by the government that aims to primarily to provide a service by acting in the public's best interest.
    • A. 

      Private, Public

    • B. 

      Public, Private

    • C. 

      Primary, Tertiary

    • D. 

      Tertiary, Primary

  • 17. 
    Which of the following would not be regarded as part of the tertiary sector?
    • A. 

      Leisure and tourism

    • B. 

      Insurance

    • C. 

      Education and training

    • D. 

      Engineering

  • 18. 
    The division of labour is most extensively observed in which of the following cases?
    • A. 

      Original oil paintings

    • B. 

      Made-to-measure suits

    • C. 

      Lecturing at university

    • D. 

      Hairdressing

  • 19. 
    As factors of production, which of the following  is not classified as land?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Crude oil

  • 20. 
    An entrepreneur is someone who:
    • A. 

      Owns a business as a sole trader or as the primary shareholder

    • B. 

      Organises factor inputs and takes risks in business decisions

    • C. 

      Is an industrialist who manages production and output

    • D. 

      Has a managerial or supervisory role within an organisation

  • 21. 
    A country that has the highest share of its output in the the primary sector is likely to have the greatest share of  its employment in the tertiary sector as workers will be providing a service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    As less developed economies move into developed economy status, there is typically a shift in output and employment from:
    • A. 

      Primary to secondary

    • B. 

      Secondary to tertiary

    • C. 

      Primary to secondary to tertiary

    • D. 

      Primary to secondary or tertiary

  • 23. 
    _____________ are physical and tangible goods sold to the general public. They include cars and washing machines, which are referred to as durable consumer goods. Non-durable consumer goods include food, drinks and sweets that can only be used once.
  • 24. 
    ______________ are non-tangible products that are sold to the general public and include hotel accommodation, insurance services and train journeys.
  • 25. 
     ______________ are physical goods that are used by an industry to aid in the production of other goods and services, such as machines and commercial vehicles.
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