Basic Accounting 19

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Objective Questions and Answers of MBA: Basic Accounting 19

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Part 19: Objective questions and answers of Basic Accounting


Q1. Which of the following should be charged in the Profit and Loss Account?

a) Carriage on raw materials

b) Work in progress

c) Office rent

d) Direct materials


Q2. A company wishes to pay out all available profits as dividends. Net profit is £26,600.

There are 20,000 8% Preference shares of £1 each, and 50,000 Ordinary shares of £1 each.

£5,000 is to be transferred to General Reserve. What Ordinary dividends are to be paid, in percentage terms?

a) 40 per cent

b) 60 per cent

c) 10 per cent

d) 20 per cent


Q3. Which of the following best describes the meaning of 'Purchases'?

a) Goods bought on credit

b) Goods paid for

c) Goods bought for resale

d) Items bought


Q4. The descending order in which current assets should be shown in the balance sheet is:

a) Debtors, Stock, Bank, Cash

b) Cash, Bank, Debtors, Stock

c) Stock, Debtors, Cash, Bank

d) Stock, Debtors, Bank, Cash


Q5. A debit balance of £100 in a cash account shows that:

a) There was £100 cash in hand

b) The total of cash received was less than £100

c) £100 was the total of cash paid out

d) Cash has been overspent by £100


Q6. Credit notes issued by us will be entered in our:

a) Sales Account

b) Returns Outwards Journal

c) Returns Inwards Journal

d) Returns Inwards Account


Q7. If we take goods for own use we should:

a) Debit Drawings Account: Credit Purchases Account

b) Debit Drawings Account: Credit Stock Account

c) Debit Sales Account: Credit Stock Account

d) Debit Purchases Account: Credit Drawings Account


Q8. Given desired cash float of £200, if £146 is spent in the period, how much will be reimbursed at the end of the period?

a) £53

b) £146

c) £254

d) £200


Q9. MC83 If cost price is £90 and selling price is £120, then:

(i) Mark-up is 25 per cent

(ii) Margin is 331/3 per cent

(iii) Margin is 25 per cent

(iv) Mark-up is 331/3 per cent

a) (i) and (ii)

b) (i) and (iii)

c) (iii) and (iv)

d) (ii) and (iv)


Q10. Where there is no partnership agreement then profits and losses:

a) Must be shared equally

b) Must be shared in same proportion as capitals

c) Must be shared equally after adjusting for interest on capital

d) None of these


Q11. Which of the following is a liability?

a) Motor Vehicles

b) Machinery

c) Creditors for goods

d) Cash at Bank


Q12. Which of the following should not be called 'Sales'?

a) Goods sold for cash

b) Sale of item previously included in 'Purchases'

c) Office fixtures sold

d) Goods sold on credit


Q13. Which of these best describes fixed assets?

a) Are bought to be used in the business

b) Are expensive items bought for the business

c) Are items which will not wear out quickly

d) Are of long life and are not bought specifically for resale


Q14. Discounts received are:

a) Deducted by us when we pay our accounts

b) Deducted when we receive cash

c) Given by us when we sell goods on credit

d) None of these


Q15. A firm bought a machine for £3,200. It is to be depreciated at a rate of 25 per cent using the Reducing Balance Method. What would be the remaining book value after 2 years?

a) £2,400

b) £1,800

c) £1,600

d) Some other figure


Q16. In the business of C Songster, who owns a clothing store, which of the following is Capital Expenditure?

(i) Shop fixtures bought

(ii) Wages of assistants

(ii) New van bought

(vi) Petrol for van

a) (ii) and (iv)

b) (i) and (iii)

c) (i) and (ii)

d) (ii) and (iii)


Q17. Which of the following are not errors of principle?

(i) Motor expenses entered in Motor Vehicles account

(ii) Purchases of machinery entered in Purchases account

(iii) Sale of £250 to C Phillips completely omitted from books

(iv) Sale to A Henriques entered in A Henry's account.

a) (iii) and (iv)

b) (ii) and (iii)

c) (i) and (ii)

d) (i) and (iv)


Q18. If creditors at 1 January 20X3 were £2,500, creditors at 31 December 20X3 £4,200 and payments to creditors £32,000, then purchases for 20X3 are:

a) £31,600

b) £38,700

c) £33,700

d) £30,300


Q19. Any loss on revaluation is:

a) Debited to old partners in old profit-sharing ratios

b) Credited to old partners in old profit-sharing ratios

c) Credited to new partners in new profit-sharing ratios

d) Debited to new partners in new profit-sharing ratios


Q20. Which of the following is correct?

a) Profit reduces capital

b) Profit increases capital

c) Capital can only come from profit

d) Profit does not alter capital


Part 19: Objective questions and answers of Basic Accounting


Q1. Answer c


Q2. Answer a


Q3. Answer c


Q4. Answer d


Q5. Answer a


Q6. Answer c


Q7. Answer a


Q8. Answer b


Q9. Answer c


Q10. Answer a


Q11. Answer c


Q12. Answer c


Q13. Answer d


Q14. Answer a


Q15. Answer b


Q16. Answer b


Q17. Answer a


Q18. Answer c


Q19. Answer a


Q20. Answer b

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