This page describes a Qedoc learning module or quiz entitled "Business Analysis". You can download the module from this page to put on your computer. You can also launch the module straight off the web using the launch quiz link on the right-hand side of this page. Another way to access this quiz is to install the Qedoc Quiz Player and bring up its directory of downloadable quizzes. Whichever way you choose to use it, it's free.
Specialist questions on the financial side of running a business.
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- Complete the following table and using 2001 as the base year, construct a series of index numbers for each commodity for each year and the total for each year. [10 Marks] Add together the 32 index numbers produced as your answer.
- Complete the following grouped frequency distribution to show the ‘Less than’ frequency distribution. Determine the Median mileage. [15 Marks] Use Excel to draw an ogive and read off the Median value.
- A company expects the cash inflow from an investment to be £40,000 after 2 years and another £30,000 after 3 years. Its target rate of return is 12% What is the total present value of these returns? [10 Marks]
- A company is considering a capital investment where the estimated cash flows are shown below: [8 Marks] The company’s cost of capital is 15% What is the NPV of the project?
- A trading company is concerned about an uncertain economic background and wishes to forecast revenue for quarter 4 of 2008. Recent figures are shown below: [15 marks]
- What is the standard deviation of the following values: 1,2,5,10,12 for the whole population using the "n" method. [2 Marks] Provide your answer to one decimal place.
- Microsoft Excel contains two functions for calculating the standard deviation. Which one is appropriate if you dealing with a sample rather than the whole population? [1 Mark]
- Questions on a survey are scored with integers 1 to 5 with 1 representing Strongly Disagree and 5 Strongly Agree. This is an example of what kind of measurement? [1 Mark]
- The Internal rate of return (IRR) method of calculating the NVP of a project makes it impossible to compare projects with different initial values. [1 mark]
- At a security checkpoint to a government facility, every 10th individual was more thoroughly searched than the others. What type of sampling is this? [1 Mark]
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