Project Development, Management, Economics and Administration June/July 2014 Past Paper – KNEC certificate

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This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • National Certificate in Social Development

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The Kenya National Examinations Council
National Certificate in Social Development
Project Development Management, Economics and Administration
3 hours

Answer all the questions in BOTH sections

SECTION A: (4 marks)
Answer ALL questions from this section in the spaces provided.




  1. Outline four functions of an office (4 marks)
  2. State four security measures of protecting material stores (4 marks)
  3. (a) Explain the term project management (2 marks)
    (b) Highlight three reasons why project planning is carried out. (3 marks)
  4. Distingish between demand and supply as used in economics. (4 marks)
    (i) demand;
    (ii) supply;
  5. Highlight four characteristics of a sound motivational system. (4 marks)
  6. Explain four types of power that a leader can use in an organization. (4 marks)
  7. Discuss four functions of money. (4 marks)
  8. Describe three types of project evaluation. (3 marks)
  9. (a) Explain the meaning of the term project implementation. (2 marks)
    (b) Highlight four reasons for involvement of community participation in project management. (4 marks)
  10. State two reasons for filing office documents. (2 marks)

 

SECTION B: (60 marks)
Answer ALL questions from this section

11. (a) Describe five main features of fixed deposit account. (10 marks)
(b) Summarize five main advantages of Management By Exception (MBE). (10 marks)
12. (a) Describe five benefits of a Saving and Credit Co-operative Society (SACCO) to its members. (10 marks)
(b) Draw five differences between administration and management. (10 marks)
13. (a) Explain four unsatisfactory features of Agricultural Production in Kenya. (8 marks)
(b) Highlight six sources of project ideas in development. (12 marks)

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