1997 - JAMB Commerce Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Which of the following are the components of commerce?
I Trading and advertising
II Warehousing and transportation
III Packaging and branding
IV Insurance and banking
A
I and II
B
I and III
C
I, II and IV
D
II, III and IV
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
A royal charter was granted to the Royal Niger Company to do business in Nigeria in
A
December 1888
B
May 1887
C
July 1886
D
August 1885
CORRECT OPTION: c
3
Transport, retailing and wholesaling industries rely heavily on
A
banking
B
insurance
C
manufacturing
D
railway
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
An example of indirect service is rendered by
A
civil servants
B
family doctors
C
household servant
D
entertainers
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
The mode of transportation that is noted for on time dependability and low cost peer unit on gods carried is?
A
pipe line
B
air
C
rail
D
road
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
The person who undertakes any risk in insurance business is known as
A
a broker
B
an underwriter
C
an insurer
D
an actuary
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
The main purpose of insurance is to
A
encourage business to surviveand grow
B
ensures that facilities are available for operators
C
accepts risk s and extend credit to policy holders
D
spread individual losses ove all covered participants
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
The object of the business are determined by the
A
workers
B
government
C
society
D
promoters
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
Partnership are most suitable where
A
the partners are family friends
B
professionals are involved
C
members can easily rasie enough capital
D
government regulations are favourable
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
Use the conversion below to answer question 7 and 8

MUSA: Taiwo why are you in business?

TAIWO: To optimized profit, provide quality

product and discharge my social

responsibilities. What of you, Okon

and Kalu

OKON: I am in business to cater for the

need of the consumers at all costs.

KALU: I am in business to make profit,

provided quality product

at reasonable prices

and establish a good

reputation for myself.
A
Musa
B
Okon
C
Taiwo
D
Kalu
CORRECT OPTION: d
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