# AQA GCSE Business Paper 1 (8132/1) - 18th May [Exam Chat]

Anyone else taking AQA GCSE Business with Paper 1 tomorrow afternoon? (duration 1hr 45mins)

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Original post by CigsSeizing
Anyone else taking AQA GCSE Business with Paper 1 tomorrow afternoon? (duration 1hr 45mins)

I'm going to make this the official exam chat

How are you getting on with your revision?
what did you guys get for the calculation question ?
Original post by ameliemm
what did you guys get for the calculation question ?

Tbh I got £13 but I know it’s probs wrong
Original post by Abd467777
Tbh I got £13 but I know it’s probs wrong

same and it is the bit that said £5 was per trainee not trainer so you had to x30 not x2
(edited 11 months ago)
Original post by fhdt
pretty certain the right answer is £27

yeah it is
For the the last multiple choice, was the answer the second option?
Original post by Abd467777
For the the last multiple choice, was the answer the second option?

what was the Q abt ?
Original post by ameliemm
what was the Q abt ?

Interest rates last multiple choice
Original post by Abd467777
Interest rates last multiple choice

pretty sure i put the 2nd choice aswell 👍
Original post by ameliemm
what did you guys get for the calculation question ?

27
What was the answer for one sector of production?
Was it primary, secondary etc
Original post by Abd467777
What was the answer for one sector of production?
Was it primary, secondary etc

i put primary, but i’m not sure
Original post by ameliemm
what did you guys get for the calculation question ?

Original post by Abd467777
What was the answer for one sector of production?
Was it primary, secondary etc

27

How did you all find the 9 and 12 markers?
Original post by CigsSeizing
How did you all find the 9 and 12 markers?

first 9 marker was good and the 12 marker. Second 9 marker was mid?
What did you write for adv and dis in the 9 maarkers?
In all honesty I was a bit stuck for the case study in Section C.
Original post by Abd467777
first 9 marker was good and the 12 marker. Second 9 marker was mid?
What did you write for adv and dis in the 9 maarkers?

I tried to link in with business ops and influences. What was the second 9 marker on again, I've already forgot lol had 3 exams today
Original post by CigsSeizing
I tried to link in with business ops and influences. What was the second 9 marker on again, I've already forgot lol had 3 exams today

Original post by Abd467777

for advantages i said - it may save her costs and managers won’t have as wide of a span of control

disadvantages - had to fill the new roles (costs) and had to go through more layers of communication therefore taking longer
Original post by ameliemm
for advantages i said - it may save her costs and managers won’t have as wide of a span of control

disadvantages - had to fill the new roles (costs) and had to go through more layers of communication therefore taking longer

Same I said smaller span of control so line managers will be able to monitor staff more closely. I linked that to total quality management / kaizen. I also discussed centralisation and decentralisation as well as delegation and delayering.

What did u put for your 12 marker points?