Imagine you had an extra hour in the day- how would you spend that time? (50 words limit) ( Stanford 2019 Common App Question)
I would spend it sleeping. I can assure you that it is the first answer most people thought of and it is for a reason. In today's society every task is automated and life is spent in a rush, leaving no room for creativity. Sleeping is what entices the mind.
With regards to at least two literary works, explain how the setting both influences the characters and reflects the authors own context.
This is a sample Paper 2 question from the IB and should be answered in an essay. The way to approach this question is to first choose the two works, for instance Orwell's 1984 and Camus' the Stranger. Then the key terms in the question should be unpacked in the introduction paragraph, such as 'authors own context' and 'influence'. After coming up with a thesis, the three body paragraphs should be decided. For this question the bodies could be setting and context, setting and characters, and setting and themes. In each paragraph, there should be specific examples from both works.
Explain two ways in which a business can improve its acid test/ quick ratio. *The quick ratio is (Current asset-stock)/ current liabilities.
One way is to fund short-term debt with long-term liabilities, which allows the firm to repay debts over a longer period of time, thus increasing the current assets the business has. Another way is to improve stock control management system; when the value of a firm's stocks (inventories) falls, the acid test ratio increases.