1) Balance sheet accounts are considered to be __________. A. nominal accounts B. permanent accounts C. temporary stockholders accounts D. capital accounts
2) The major reporting standard for management accounts is __________. A. generally accepted accounting principles B. the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 C. the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Practitioners of Management Accounting and Financial Management D. relevance to decisions
3) H55 Company sells two products, beer and wine. Beer has a 10 percent profit margin and wine has a 12 percent profit margin. Beer has a 27 percent contribution margin and wine has a 25 percent contribution margin. If other factors are equal, which product should H55 push to customers? A. It should sell an equal quantity of both B. Wine C. Beer D. Selling either results in the same additional income for the company
4) What is the preparation of reports for each level of responsibility in the company s organization chart called? A. Master budgeting analysis B. Responsibility reporting C. Static reporting D. Exception reporting
5) These are selected account balances on December 31, 2008. Land (location of the corporation s office building) $100,000 Land (held for future use) 150,000 Corporate Office Building 600,000 Inventory 200,000 Equipment 450,000 Office Furniture 100,000 Accumulated Depreciation 300,000 What is the net amount of property, plant, and equipment that will appear on the balance sheet? A. $950,000 B. $1,100,000 C. $1,300,000 D. $1,600,000
6) Of the following companies, which one would not likely employ the specific identification method for inventory costing? A. Hardware store B. Farm implement dealership C. Music store specializing in organ sales D. Antique shop
7) The cost of an asset and its fair market value are __________. A. the same on the date of acquisition B. the same when the asset is sold C. never the same D. irrelevant when the asset is used by the business in its operations
8) A company just starting in business purchased three merchandise inventory items at the following prices. First purchase $80; Second purchase $95; Third purchase $85. If the company sold two units for a total of $240 and used FIFO costing, the gross profit for the period would be _____. A. $50 B. $75 C. $65 D. $60
9) The primary purpose of the statement of cash flows is to __________. A. facilitate banking relationships B. prove that revenues exceed expenses if there is a net income C. provide information about the investing and financing activities during a period D. provide information about the cash receipts and cash payments during a period
10) Which list below best describes the major services performed by public accountants? A. Cost accounting, production scheduling, recruiting B. Employee training, auditing, bookkeeping C. Bookkeeping, mergers, budgets D. Auditing, taxation, management consulting
11) The standards and rules that are recognized as a general guide for financial reporting are called __________. A. standards of financial reporting B. generally accepted accounting principles C. generally accepted accounting standards D. operating guidelines
12) If a company reports a net loss, it __________. A. will not be able to make capital expenditures B. will not be able to pay cash dividends C. may still have a net increase in cash D. will not be able to get a loan
13) What exists when budgeted costs exceed actual results? A. An excess profit B. A favorable difference C. A budgeting error D. An unfavorable difference
14) One of Astro Company’s activity cost pools is machine setups, with estimated overhead of $150,000. Astro produces sparklers (400 setups) and lighters (600 setups). How much of the machine setup cost pool should be assigned to sparklers? A. $90,000 B. $60,000 C. $150,000 D. $75,000
15) For a college student who wishes to calculate the true costs of going to college, the costs of room and board __________. A. plus the cost of tuition, equals the opportunity cost of going to college B. should be counted only to the extent that they are more expensive at college than elsewhere C. should be counted in full, regardless of the costs of eating and sleeping elsewhere D. usually exceed the opportunity cost of going to college
16) If a binding price ceiling were imposed in the computer market, __________. A. the quality of computers would increase B. the supply of computers would decrease C. the demand for computers would increase D. a shortage of computers would develop
True & False
1. The statement of cash flows is a not a required statement, but may be prepared to supplement the
income statement, balance sheet, and retained earnings statement.
2. For external reporting, a company must prepare either an income statement or a statement of
cash flows, but not both.
3. A primary objective of the statement of cash flows is to show the income or loss on investing and
4. A statement of cash flows indicates the sources and uses of cash during a period.
5. In preparing a statement of cash flows, cash equivalents are subtracted from cash in order to compute
the net change in cash during a period.
6. Cash equivalents are highly-liquid investments that have maturities of less than three months.
7. The use of cash to purchase highly liquid short-term investments (cash equivalents) would be reported
on the statement of cash flows as an investing activity.
8. In preparing a statement of cash flows, the issuance of debt as a cash inflow in the financing section.
9. Non-cash investing and financing activities must be reported in the body of a statement of cash flows.
10. The statement of cash flows classifies cash receipts and payments as operating, non-operating,
financial, and extraordinary activities.
11. The statement of cash flows
a. reports the changes in stockholders equity for the year.
b. reports the financial position of the company.
c. is another name for the income statement.
d. summarizes the operating, financing, and investing activities of an entity.
12. The primary purpose of the statement of cash flows is to
a. provide information about the investing and financing activities during a period.
b. prove that revenues exceed expenses if there is a net income.
c. provide information about the cash receipts and cash payments during a period.
d. facilitate banking relationships.
13. If a company reports a net loss, it
a. may still have a net increase in cash.
b. will not be able to pay cash dividends.
c. will not be able to get a loan.
d. will not be able to make capital expenditures.
14. The order of presentation of activities on the statement of cash flows is
a. operating, investing, and financing.
b. operating, financing, and investing.
c. financing, operating, and investing.
d. financing, investing, and operating.
15. Meyer Company reported net income of $30,000 for the year. During the year, accounts receivable
increased by $7,000, accounts payable decreased by $3,000 and depreciation expense of $5,000 was
recorded. Net cash provided by operating activities for the year is
16. Flynn Company reported a net loss of $10,000 for the year ended December 31, 2005. During the year,
accounts receivable decreased $5,000, merchandise inventory increased $8,000, accounts payable
increased by $10,000, and depreciation expense of $5,000 was recorded. During 2005, operating
a. used net cash of $2,000.
b. used net cash of $8,000.
c. provided net cash of $2,000.
d. provided net cash of $8,000.
17. Which of the following would be subtracted from net income using the indirect method?
a. Depreciation expense
b. An increase in inventory
c. An increase in salaries payable
d. A decrease in supplies
18. Which of the following would be added to net income using the indirect method?
a. An increase in accounts receivable
b. An increase in prepaid expenses
c. Depreciation expense
d. A decrease in accounts payable
19. Stone Company had a cost of purchases of $250,000. The comparative balance sheet analysis revealed
a $10,000 decrease in inventory and a $20,000 increase in accounts payable. What were Stone’s cash
payments to suppliers?
20. The information in a statement of cash flows will not help investors to assess the entity’s ability to
a. generate future cash flows.
b. obtain favorable borrowing terms at a bank.
c. pay dividends.
d. pay its obligations when they become due.