- Poor preparation for the examination, some candidates answers showed inadequate
knowledge of the subject. This was evident by their poor performance in questions
10,9,8,6,5 which were on invoice, business documents, international trade and
public relations respectively.
- Most of the candidates misunderstood the question which led to inadequate answering
them out of context e.g in question 9 most candidates merely defined the documents while they were required to state the originator, the contents and the use of the
3. Poor expression, many candidates could not clearly express their points in simple
1. Adequate coverage of the examination syllabus, candidates and the teachers
should endeavour to cover the examination syllabus and they should use good and
quality textbook on Commerce.
Candidates should acquire an indepth knowledge ofthe subject (- Commerce) by
constant reading and practice. This would enable them to understand the correct
requirements of questions to avoid answering them out of context.
Candidates should be taught the use of English Language so as to improved their
expressions hence enabling them to make their points clear enough.