Commerce Paper 2, Nov/Dec. 2011  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Main
General Comments

  1. Poor preparation for the examination, some candidates answers showed in adequate knowledge of the subject.  This was evident by their poor performance in questions 5, 6, 9 and 10 which were on Financial Institutions. Types of Cheques, Legal aspect of business and calculation of discount and profits respectively.
  2. Poor expression: many candidates could not clearly express their points in simple English.
  3. Few candidates answered more than one question on a paper.


  1. Candidates should cover all aspects of the syllabus in Commerce in good time so as to have enough time for revision before the commencement of the examination.
  2. Qualified teachers of Commerce should be employed to teach Commerce in Schools and recommended textbooks should be studied by the candidates  in order to improve on their knowledge of the subject.
  3. Teachers should teach the candidates  principles of English language and examination techniques to enable them enhance their performance.



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