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YOUTHSCAN UK
PLEASE USE BLOCK CAPITALS

SURNAME

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FORENAMES

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SEX

1
MALE
2
FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH

Date of birth

NAME OF SCHOOL

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ADDRESS OF SCHOOL

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"MOVING ON"
45 minutes allowed
Attempt as many questions as you can.
Please answer each question in the space provided.
To The Teacher:
Some students may have difficulty in reading or writing.

If you are required to READ part or all of this Paper to the student, write "R" in the box.

R

If you are required to WRITE DOWN the student's responses, write "W" in the box.

W
(C) AEB 1986
The material in this paper has been prepared by The Associated Examining Board Stag hill House
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS
A. LIVING AWAY FROM HOME
RENTING A FLAT
You have seen this advertisement in the local newspaper.

Write down one way in which the advertisement limits the type of people who would apply for the flat.

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(1 mark)

What does "£80 p.c.m." mean?

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(1 mark)

What are the advantages to the tenant of having a rent book?

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(1 mark)

If a bill is said to be "quarterly" it arrives ...

1
every four weeks?
2
four times per year?
3
every four months?
4
every calendar month?
(1 mark)

Name one risk against which you should insure your home.

Generic text
(1 mark)

You see the following abbreviation in the Housing column of your local newspaper, "Oil c.h.". What does it mean?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Give one reason for taking out an insurance policy, for example on your new stereo.

Generic text
(1 mark)
B. YOU AND THE LAW

Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. Is this true?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. Tell Wayne why.

Generic text
(1 mark)

Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. If Wayne wanted to make an official complaint, to whom should he complain?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. Must she tell her parents what has happened?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. Can she plead guilty by post?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. In which type of court will her case be heard?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Before you are allowed to drive a motor-cycle or car, you must first have insurance. What is "third party" motor insurance?

Generic text
(1 mark)

If you have your parents' consent, what is the youngest age at which you can get married in Great Britain?

Generic text
(1 mark)

If you are eating a meal in a public house, at what age can you drink alcohol with it?

Generic text
(1 mark)

At what age does a child legally become an adult in Great Britain?

Generic text
(1 mark)
C. LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY
THREAT TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
You read in the local newspaper that a new chemical factory is to be built not far from your house. Obviously you are concerned that there will be no poisonous gases or smoke coming from the factory.

To which one local representative could you write for details of the new factory?

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(1 mark)

How could you find out the name and address of this person? I could find the address of this person by

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(1 mark)

You write your letters and eventually get replies, but you are still worried. In the meantime you hear some of your friends and family say that they too are concerned about the effects of the new factory. After discussing this, you all decide to demand some clearer answers to your questions. Make one suggestion as to how you could proceed.

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(1 mark)

You must make sure that everyone in your neighbourhood gets to hear about the activities you have planned. How could you set about telling them?

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(1 mark)

You and your family will be away from home for two weeks. List two different precautions you should take to protect your home.

Generic text
Generic text 2
(2 marks)

Read the three statements below about getting married. Only one of these statements is true. Tick the box next to the true statement.

1
"People without religious beliefs cannot get married in church."
2
"A Roman Catholic may not marry a person of a different faith".
3
"Registry offices do not require a couple to state their religious beliefs."
(1 mark)

What title is given to those who are elected to local government?

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(1 mark)

What is the "electoral register"?

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(1 mark)

What tax is used by a local Council to raise money each year from its area?

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(1 mark)

If someone calls at your door saying that he/she has been sent by the Council or the Gas Board, what is the first thing you should do?

Generic text
1 mark)
D. APPLYING FOR A JOB
Let us now imagine that you have seen an advertisement for the job of your choice, and that you have written to the firm or organisation concerned. You have been sent an Application Form which is printed below.
Complete this Application Form. (12 marks)
APPLICATION FORM
(Please complete ALL sections of this form.)

Surname

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Title

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First name/s

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Nationality

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DoB

Date of birth

Marital status

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No. of children

How many

Address and Post Code

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Present occupation

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Qualifications gained (with grades) AND/OR Examinations to be taken (specify which)

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Details of any useful experience

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Reason for your application

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REFEREE Give the name and position of a person (other than a member of your family) who has known you for at least three years, and who will support your application.

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Date

Generic date

When writing for information about jobs, you might be asked to send a "s.a.e.". What is this?

Generic text
(1 mark)
THE INTERVIEW

The picture shows a young man at an interview for an office job that he hopes to get. Write down two things you think may be wrong with his attitude or behaviour.

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(1 mark)

The picture shows a young man at an interview for an office job that he hopes to get. Write down two things you think may be wrong with his attitude or behaviour.

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(1 mark)
E. STARTING WORK

You were interviewed for a job in a large firm by a member of the Personnel Department. Name one other important job which the Personnel Department does besides giving interviews.

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(1 mark)

Your new boss gives you a card and tells you that you must "clock in" every day. What does she mean?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Jane says: "We can start work at any time between 8 am and 10 am in the morning and finish between 4 pm and 6 pm". What is the name of this kind of arrangement?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Sharon and Mark have recently started a new job and have been undergoing a period of induction and training. Give an example of the sort of activities arranged for them during this period.

Generic text
(1 mark)

People work for a number of reasons. One is to earn money. Give one other reason.

Generic text
(1 mark)

If you are 16, and you leave school in July, without a job, in which month can you first claim Supplementary Benefit?

Generic text
(1 mark)
F. OUT OF WORK!

John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Is he entitled to redundancy pay?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Will he get unemployment benefit?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Will he get supplementary benefit?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Is he eligible for a place on a Youth Training Scheme?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

John would prefer a job again. Where should he go for advice?

Generic text
(1 mark)
G. HOW THE ORGANISATION WORKS

Phillip has a job in retailing. What kind of place does he work in?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Sandra has a job in catering. What kind of place does she work in?

Generic text
(1 mark)

When a manufacturing company is planning a new product it often carries out "market research" first. Name one way in which "market research" can be done.

Generic text
(1 mark)

Some sections of industry are owned by the state. Tick the state-owned industry named in the list below.

1
I.C.I.
2
British Telecom
3
National Coal Board
(1 mark)

Fill in the missing word in the next sentence. Chambers of ... represent businesses in the local community.

Generic text
(1 mark)

What does it mean if a shop sells goods on "credit"?

Generic text
(1 mark)

What is "interest" on a loan?

Generic text
(1 mark)

What do the letters "C.O.D." stand for?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Give one reason why firms should take complaints about faulty goods seriously.

(1 mark)

Sally is a secretary. Her boss, Mr Target, has signed a letter which is now ready for posting. Would Mr Target put the letter in his "in-tray" or his "out-tray" ready for Sally to collect and post?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Many companies are introducing new technology. Name one advantage and one disadvantage for the employer. Advantage for employer

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(1 mark)

Many companies are introducing new technology. Name one advantage and one disadvantage for the employer. Disadvantage for employer

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(1 mark)

The management of some firms spend a great deal of money producing a glossy staff magazine. Give one reason why they do this.

Generic text
(1 mark)

The management of some firms spend a great deal of money producing a glossy staff magazine. What information might you expect to find in such a magazine?

Generic text
(1 mark)
Answer the three questions below about public limited companies and then put a tick against the correct answer.

Is a public limited company state owned?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

Is British Rail a public limited company?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

Is Marks and Spencer a public limited company?

1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
G. BEING EMPLOYED

June Salter is a shop steward. What does a shop steward do?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Look at the notice about union elections. Why do trade unions have "health and safety representatives"?

Generic text
(1 mark)

The trade union talks to management about pay. What else do unions discuss with management?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Joe Lawson is a welder who works for a shipyard. His basic rate of pay is £8.00 per hour for a 38 hour week. At present he can earn overtime pay at "time and a half". What does the term "time and a half" mean?

Generic text
(1 mark)

Joe is earning all this overtime because his shipyard is completing a rush order for a company in Saudi Arabia. A penalty clause has been put in the contract in case the order is not ready on time. The words "penalty clause" mean

Generic text
(1 mark)

Joe knows that if he and his mates work hard the shipyard will be able to complete the order in time and make a big profit. What is a "profit"?

Generic text
(1 mark)

One way a shipyard could make use of its profits would be to pay higher wages. Name one other way profits can be used.

Generic text
(1 mark)
I. BEING SELF-EMPLOYED
John, Peter and Angela are three young people who live in the same road. They all have some work experience but are unemployed at present. They are discussing their future.
They decide to start an "odd job" service locally.

Name one reason besides making money, why they might want to start their own business.

Generic text
(1 mark)

How can they find out how many people are likely to use the "odd job" service? They can

Generic text
(1 mark)

They have only got £90 in cash between them and the equipment they need costs £150.00. How could they try and get the equipment? They could

Generic text
(1 mark)

Give one disadvantage of being self-employed.

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(1 mark)
Angela's father is a business man so the three friends talk to him about their plans.

Why do they need a receipt book?

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(1 mark)

Name two ways they can let people know about their "odd job service".

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(2 marks)
END OF TEST
If you have time left over, you should go back and check your answers.
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YOUTHSCAN UK
PLEASE USE BLOCK CAPITALS
SURNAME
Generic text
FORENAMES
Generic text
SEX
1
MALE
2
FEMALE
DATE OF BIRTH
Date of birth
NAME OF SCHOOL
Generic text
ADDRESS OF SCHOOL
Generic text
"MOVING ON"
45 minutes allowed
Attempt as many questions as you can.
Please answer each question in the space provided.
To The Teacher:
Some students may have difficulty in reading or writing.
If you are required to READ part or all of this Paper to the student, write "R" in the box.
R
If you are required to WRITE DOWN the student's responses, write "W" in the box.
W
(C) AEB 1986
The material in this paper has been prepared by The Associated Examining Board Stag hill House
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS

A. LIVING AWAY FROM HOME

RENTING A FLAT
You have seen this advertisement in the local newspaper.
Write down one way in which the advertisement limits the type of people who would apply for the flat.
Generic text
(1 mark)
What does "£80 p.c.m." mean?
Generic text
(1 mark)
What are the advantages to the tenant of having a rent book?
Generic text
(1 mark)
If a bill is said to be "quarterly" it arrives ...
1
every four weeks?
2
four times per year?
3
every four months?
4
every calendar month?
(1 mark)
Name one risk against which you should insure your home.
Generic text
(1 mark)
You see the following abbreviation in the Housing column of your local newspaper, "Oil c.h.". What does it mean?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Give one reason for taking out an insurance policy, for example on your new stereo.
Generic text
(1 mark)

B. YOU AND THE LAW

Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. Is this true?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. Tell Wayne why.
Generic text
(1 mark)
Wayne (18) says he was hanging around outside the newsagents, minding his own business, when a young policeman asked him to turn out his pockets. The policeman said he suspected that Wayne was carrying stolen goods. He wasn’t. Wayne is now complaining that the policeman had no right to search him. If Wayne wanted to make an official complaint, to whom should he complain?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. Must she tell her parents what has happened?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. Can she plead guilty by post?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
Tracey (18) rode her motorbike without “L” plates even though she hadn’t passed her test. She said she was sorry to the policewoman who stopped her but she’s received a summons to appear in court. In which type of court will her case be heard?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Before you are allowed to drive a motor-cycle or car, you must first have insurance. What is "third party" motor insurance?
Generic text
(1 mark)
If you have your parents' consent, what is the youngest age at which you can get married in Great Britain?
Generic text
(1 mark)
If you are eating a meal in a public house, at what age can you drink alcohol with it?
Generic text
(1 mark)
At what age does a child legally become an adult in Great Britain?
Generic text
(1 mark)

C. LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY

THREAT TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
You read in the local newspaper that a new chemical factory is to be built not far from your house. Obviously you are concerned that there will be no poisonous gases or smoke coming from the factory.
To which one local representative could you write for details of the new factory?
Generic text
(1 mark)
How could you find out the name and address of this person? I could find the address of this person by
Generic text
(1 mark)
You write your letters and eventually get replies, but you are still worried. In the meantime you hear some of your friends and family say that they too are concerned about the effects of the new factory. After discussing this, you all decide to demand some clearer answers to your questions. Make one suggestion as to how you could proceed.
Generic text
(1 mark)
You must make sure that everyone in your neighbourhood gets to hear about the activities you have planned. How could you set about telling them?
Generic text
(1 mark)
You and your family will be away from home for two weeks. List two different precautions you should take to protect your home.
Generic text
Generic text 2
(2 marks)
Read the three statements below about getting married. Only one of these statements is true. Tick the box next to the true statement.
1
"People without religious beliefs cannot get married in church."
2
"A Roman Catholic may not marry a person of a different faith".
3
"Registry offices do not require a couple to state their religious beliefs."
(1 mark)
What title is given to those who are elected to local government?
Generic text
(1 mark)
What is the "electoral register"?
Generic text
(1 mark)
What tax is used by a local Council to raise money each year from its area?
Generic text
(1 mark)
If someone calls at your door saying that he/she has been sent by the Council or the Gas Board, what is the first thing you should do?
Generic text
1 mark)

D. APPLYING FOR A JOB

Let us now imagine that you have seen an advertisement for the job of your choice, and that you have written to the firm or organisation concerned. You have been sent an Application Form which is printed below.
Complete this Application Form. (12 marks)
APPLICATION FORM
(Please complete ALL sections of this form.)
Surname
Generic text
Title
Generic text
First name/s
Generic text
Nationality
Generic text
DoB
Date of birth
Marital status
Generic text
No. of children
How many
Address and Post Code
Generic text
Present occupation
Generic text
Qualifications gained (with grades) AND/OR Examinations to be taken (specify which)
Generic text
Details of any useful experience
Generic text
Reason for your application
Generic text
REFEREE Give the name and position of a person (other than a member of your family) who has known you for at least three years, and who will support your application.
Generic text
Date
Generic date
When writing for information about jobs, you might be asked to send a "s.a.e.". What is this?
Generic text
(1 mark)
THE INTERVIEW
The picture shows a young man at an interview for an office job that he hopes to get. Write down two things you think may be wrong with his attitude or behaviour.
Generic text
(1 mark)
The picture shows a young man at an interview for an office job that he hopes to get. Write down two things you think may be wrong with his attitude or behaviour.
Generic text
(1 mark)

E. STARTING WORK

You were interviewed for a job in a large firm by a member of the Personnel Department. Name one other important job which the Personnel Department does besides giving interviews.
Generic text
(1 mark)
Your new boss gives you a card and tells you that you must "clock in" every day. What does she mean?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Jane says: "We can start work at any time between 8 am and 10 am in the morning and finish between 4 pm and 6 pm". What is the name of this kind of arrangement?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Sharon and Mark have recently started a new job and have been undergoing a period of induction and training. Give an example of the sort of activities arranged for them during this period.
Generic text
(1 mark)
People work for a number of reasons. One is to earn money. Give one other reason.
Generic text
(1 mark)
If you are 16, and you leave school in July, without a job, in which month can you first claim Supplementary Benefit?
Generic text
(1 mark)

F. OUT OF WORK!

John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Is he entitled to redundancy pay?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Will he get unemployment benefit?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Will he get supplementary benefit?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
John (17) has lost his job. The firm made him redundant after three months. Is he eligible for a place on a Youth Training Scheme?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
John would prefer a job again. Where should he go for advice?
Generic text
(1 mark)

G. HOW THE ORGANISATION WORKS

Phillip has a job in retailing. What kind of place does he work in?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Sandra has a job in catering. What kind of place does she work in?
Generic text
(1 mark)
When a manufacturing company is planning a new product it often carries out "market research" first. Name one way in which "market research" can be done.
Generic text
(1 mark)
Some sections of industry are owned by the state. Tick the state-owned industry named in the list below.
1
I.C.I.
2
British Telecom
3
National Coal Board
(1 mark)
Fill in the missing word in the next sentence. Chambers of ... represent businesses in the local community.
Generic text
(1 mark)
What does it mean if a shop sells goods on "credit"?
Generic text
(1 mark)
What is "interest" on a loan?
Generic text
(1 mark)
What do the letters "C.O.D." stand for?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Give one reason why firms should take complaints about faulty goods seriously.
(1 mark)
Sally is a secretary. Her boss, Mr Target, has signed a letter which is now ready for posting. Would Mr Target put the letter in his "in-tray" or his "out-tray" ready for Sally to collect and post?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Many companies are introducing new technology. Name one advantage and one disadvantage for the employer. Advantage for employer
Generic text
(1 mark)
Many companies are introducing new technology. Name one advantage and one disadvantage for the employer. Disadvantage for employer
Generic text
(1 mark)
The management of some firms spend a great deal of money producing a glossy staff magazine. Give one reason why they do this.
Generic text
(1 mark)
The management of some firms spend a great deal of money producing a glossy staff magazine. What information might you expect to find in such a magazine?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Answer the three questions below about public limited companies and then put a tick against the correct answer.
Is a public limited company state owned?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
Is British Rail a public limited company?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)
Is Marks and Spencer a public limited company?
1
Yes
2
No
(1 mark)

G. BEING EMPLOYED

June Salter is a shop steward. What does a shop steward do?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Look at the notice about union elections. Why do trade unions have "health and safety representatives"?
Generic text
(1 mark)
The trade union talks to management about pay. What else do unions discuss with management?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Joe Lawson is a welder who works for a shipyard. His basic rate of pay is £8.00 per hour for a 38 hour week. At present he can earn overtime pay at "time and a half". What does the term "time and a half" mean?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Joe is earning all this overtime because his shipyard is completing a rush order for a company in Saudi Arabia. A penalty clause has been put in the contract in case the order is not ready on time. The words "penalty clause" mean
Generic text
(1 mark)
Joe knows that if he and his mates work hard the shipyard will be able to complete the order in time and make a big profit. What is a "profit"?
Generic text
(1 mark)
One way a shipyard could make use of its profits would be to pay higher wages. Name one other way profits can be used.
Generic text
(1 mark)

I. BEING SELF-EMPLOYED

John, Peter and Angela are three young people who live in the same road. They all have some work experience but are unemployed at present. They are discussing their future.
They decide to start an "odd job" service locally.
Name one reason besides making money, why they might want to start their own business.
Generic text
(1 mark)
How can they find out how many people are likely to use the "odd job" service? They can
Generic text
(1 mark)
They have only got £90 in cash between them and the equipment they need costs £150.00. How could they try and get the equipment? They could
Generic text
(1 mark)
Give one disadvantage of being self-employed.
Generic text
(1 mark)
Angela's father is a business man so the three friends talk to him about their plans.
Why do they need a receipt book?
Generic text
(1 mark)
Name two ways they can let people know about their "odd job service".
Generic text
Generic text 2
(2 marks)
END OF TEST
If you have time left over, you should go back and check your answers.
Name

BCS70 Age 16 ‘Moving On’ Student Test