Chapter 16 intermediate acct

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A company estimates the fair value of SARs, using an option-pricing model, fora. share-based equity awards.b. share-based liability awards.c. both equity awards and liability awards.d. neither equity awards or liability awards.
 
b. share-based liability awards.
 
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An executive pays no taxes at time of exercise in a(an)a. stock appreciation rights plan.b. incentive stock option plan.c. nonqualified stock option plan. d. Taxes would be paid in all of these.
 
b. incentive stock option plan.
 
3. 
For stock appreciation rights, the measurement date for computing compensation is the datea. the rights mature.b. the stock’s price reaches a predetermined amount.c. of grant.d. of exercise.
 
d. of exercise.
 
4. 
Under the intrinsic value method, compensation expense resulting from an incentive stock option is generallya. not recognized because no excess of market price over the option price exists at the date of grant.b. recognized in the period of the grant.c. allocated to the periods benefited by the employee's required service.d. recognized in the period of exercise.
 
c. allocated to the periods benefited by the employee's required service.
 
5. 
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a noncompensatory stock purchase plan?a. It is open to almost all full-time employees.b. The discount from market price is small.c. The plan offers no substantive option feature.d. All of these are characteristics.
 
d. All of these are characteristics.
 
6. 
The date on which total compensation expense is computed in a stock option plan is the datea. of grant.b. of exercise.c. that the market price coincides with the option price.c. that the market price exceeds the option price.
 
a. of grant.
 
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36. Compensation expense resulting from a compensatory stock option plan is generallya. recognized in the period of exercise.b. recognized in the period of the grant.c. allocated to the periods benefited by the employee's required service.d. allocated over the periods of the employee's service life to retirement.
 
c. allocated to the periods benefited by the
 
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35. The date on which to measure the compensation element in a stock option granted to a corporate employee ordinarily is the date on which the employeea. is granted the option.b. has performed all conditions precedent to exercising the option.c. may first exercise the option.d. exercises the option.
 
is granted the option.
 
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S34. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a noncompensatory stock option plan?a. Substantially all full-time employees may participate on an equitable basis.b. The plan offers no substantive option feature.c. Unlimited time period permitted for exercise of an option as long as the holder is still employed by the company.d. Discount from the market price of the stock no greater than would be reasonable in an offer of stock to stockholders or others.
 
Unlimited time period permitted for exercise of
 
10. 
S33. The major difference between convertible debt and stock warrants is that upon exercise of the warrants
 
the holder has to pay a certain amount of cash to obtain the shares
 
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P32. The distribution of stock rights to existing common stockholders will increase paid-in capital at the Date of Issuance Date of Exercise of the Rights of the Rightsa. Yes Yesb. Yes Noc. No Yesd. No No
 
c
 
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29. Proceeds from an issue of debt securities having stock warrants should not be allocated between debt and equity features whena. the market value of the warrants is not readily available.b. exercise of the warrants within the next few fiscal periods seems remote.c. the allocation would result in a discount on the debt security.d. the warrants issued with the debt securities are nondetachable.
 
d
 
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P31. A corporation issues bonds with detachable warrants. The amount to be recorded as paid-in capital is preferablya. zero.b. calculated by the excess of the proceeds over the face amount of the bonds.c. equal to the market value of the warrants.d. based on the relative market values of the two securities involved.
 
d
 
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30. Stock warrants outstanding should be classified asa. liabilities.b. reductions of capital contributed in excess of par value.c. assets.d. none of these.
 
d
 
15. 
21. Convertible bondsa. have priority over other indebtedness.b. are usually secured by a first or second mortgage.c. pay interest only in the event earnings are sufficient to cover the interest.d. may be exchanged for equity securities.



 
d
 
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27. The conversion of preferred stock may be recorded by thea. incremental method.b. book value method.c. market value method.d. par value method.
 
b
 
17. 
22. The conversion of bonds is most commonly recorded by thea. incremental method.b. proportional method.c. market value method.d. book value method.
 
d
 
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S26. The conversion of preferred stock into common requires that any excess of the par value of the common shares issued over the carrying amount of the preferred being converted should bea. reflected currently in income, but not as an extraordinary item.b. reflected currently in income as an extraordinary item.c. treated as a prior period adjustment.d. treated as a direct reduction of retained earnings.
 
d
 
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S25. When convertible debt is retired by the issuer, any material difference between the cash acquisition price and the carrying amount of the debt should bea. reflected currently in income, but not as an extraordinary item.b. reflected currently in income as an extraordinary item.c. treated as a prior period adjustment.d. treated as an adjustment of additional paid-in capital.
 
a
 
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S24. Corporations issue convertible debt for two main reasons. One is the desire to raise equity capital that, assuming conversion, will arise when the original debt is converted. The other isa. the ease with which convertible debt is sold even if the company has a poor credit rating.b. the fact that equity capital has issue costs that convertible debt does not.c. that many corporations can obtain financing at lower rates.d. that convertible bonds will always sell at a premium.
 
c
 
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28. When the cash proceeds from a bond issued with detachable stock warrants exceed the sum of the par value of the bonds and the fair market value of the warrants, the excess should be credited toa. additional paid-in capital from stock warrants.b. retained earnings.c. a liability account.d. premium on bonds payable.
 
d
 
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23. When a bond issuer offers some form of additional consideration (a “sweetener”) to induce conversion, the sweetener is accounted for as a(n)a. extraordinary item.b. expense.c. loss.d. none of these.
 
b. expense.