3501 Final

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1.  Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, expenditures generally are not recognized until:
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2.  What constitutes the basic financial statements of a government?
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3.  A village issues $ 3,000,000 of general obligation bonds to build a new fire-house. How should the debt be reported?
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4.  If Parnell Parish has two major governmental funds, to major Enterprise Funds, three fiduciary funds and two discrete component units, what would be the minimum number of columns reported in its government-wide Statement of Net Assets?
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5.  Which of the following funds can be used to account for the spendable in-come from a Private Purpose Trust Fund?
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6.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif A characteristic of government is that an exchange relationship exists between services received and resources provided.
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7.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif The GAAP Hierarchy is issued by GASB.
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8.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif Proprietary funds use the economic resources measurement focus and accrual basis of accounting.
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9.  The fund financial statements for governmental funds should include a
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10.  Which of the following actions is not required to convert data from the governmental fund financial statements to enable preparation of the government-wide financial statements?
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11.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif FASB standards would be followed by a not-for-profit charitable organization
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12.  How should the difference between assets and liabilities be characterized in government-wide financial statements?
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13.  The prime function of budgetary entries is to
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14.  The section of the comprehensive annual financial report that presents tables and charts showing social and economic data in addition to financial trends, fiscal capacity, and operating information of the government is the:
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15.  The budget is a master blueprint for planning, control and evaluation of financial operations.
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16.  The General Fund makes a transfer to the Debt Service Fund. How should the transfer be reported in the financial statements?
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17.  For which of the following activities might an Agency Fund be used?
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18.  Which of the following revenues of the General Fund are usually recorded before they are actually received in cash?
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19.  In what way can the amounts in an Investment Trust Fund be invested?
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20.  A comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) prepared in conformity with GASB recommendations should include which of the following sections?
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21.  If a donor provides that interest earned on an endowment must be used to finance a particular program, how should the interest revenue be classified?
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22.  Governmental accounting methods were developed to completely control the budget.
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23.  Thomas Village operates on a calendar-year basis. On January 1, 2009, it had outstanding property taxes receivable of $ 40,000 and deferred property tax revenue of $ 10,000. On January 1, 2009, it levied property taxes of $ 1,000,000 to cover its 2009 activities. During 2009, it collected the entire$ 40,000 $40,000 of receivables that were outstanding as of January 1, as well as $ 975,000 against the 2009 levy. With regard to the uncollected 2009 taxes, the village expected to collect $ 20,000 during the first 60 days of 2010 and the remaining $ 5,000 during the rest of 2010. How much should Thomas Village recognize as property tax revenues in its General Fund for calendar year 2009?
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24.  From the following, select the two conditions that, taken together, will cause an entity to be reported as a component unit of a primary government:
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25.  Which of the following financial statements is required for VHWOs but not for ONPOs?
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26.  How should component units be displayed in government-wide financial statements?
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27.  As a result of its annual fund- raising program, an NFPO receives pledges in the amount of $ 300,000 during December 2008, the last month of its reporting period. Based on its previous history regarding pledges, the NFPO believes that about $ 250,000 will be collected in the first 60 days of 2009, some will trickle in during the rest of 2009, and 10 percent will not be collected at all. How much should the NFPO report as net contributions receivable on its 2008 financial statements?
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28.  An encumbrance represents the estimated future liability for goods or services resulting from placing a purchase order or signing a contract.
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29.  On July 1, 2008, a city used tax resources of $70,000 to acquire three police cruisers. The police cars were expected to have a useful life of three years, after which the salvage value would be $10,000. Describe the adjustment or adjustments needed to prepare government-wide financial statements from the city's calendar year 2008 fund-level financial statements
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30.  The GASB Statement No. 34 financial reporting model does not include fund financial statements.
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31.  A component unit is dependent on the primary government if the primary government is obligated for its debt.
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32.  Budgetary accounts used in the General Fund include Estimated Revenues, Estimated Other Financing Sources, Appropriations, Estimated Other Financing Uses, and Encumbrances.
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33.  Enterprise funds sell goods and services to internal users only.
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34.  A municipality uses the allowance method to record uncollectible property taxes. If it decides to write off an account as uncollectible, it should:
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35.  What is done with resources that remain in a Capital Projects Fund after the project is completed?
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36.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif Budgetary accounts include Estimated Revenues, Revenues, and Accounts Receivable.
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37.  The governmental fund financial statements are intended to report on fiscal accountability.
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38.  A village levies property taxes in the amount of $ 1,260,000 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009. It collects $ 1,200,000 during the year. Regarding the $ 60,000 of delinquent receivables, it expects to collect $ 25,000 in July and August of 2009 and another $ 20,000 after August but before March of 2010. It expects to write off $ 15,000 as uncollectible. How much should the village recognize as property tax revenue in its government- wide statement of activities for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009?
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39.  The minimum requirements for general purpose external financial reporting are (1) management's discussion and analysis (MD&A), (2) the basic financial statements, including the notes to the financial statements, and (3) combining and individual fund financial statements.
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40.  A  government should debit an expenditure account upon
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41.  What is a key difference between budgets prepared by governmental units and by commercial organizations?
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42.  At the time a government levies the property tax, an allowance for uncollectible property taxes is established so that
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43.  The Management's Discussion and Analysis section of the financial report includes projections about future fund balances for the next fiscal year.
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44.  Which of the following is the most reliable means of distinguishing a trust relationship from an agency relationship for purposes of deciding which type of fiduciary fund should be used?
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45.  In governmental financial reporting, what is blending?
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46.  The purchase of office supplies on the purchases method would result in:
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47.  Which measurement focus should be used in government-wide financial statements?
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48.  A police care was ordered and estimated to cost $22,000. The $22,000 estimate was recorded as an encumbrance. Upon receipt of the police car with an invoice for $21,000, the encumbrance account will:
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49.  Which of the following statements concerning deriving government-wide financial statement is true?
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50.  If the City of Castletown sells a surplus ambulance, the entry to record this sale on the books of the General Fund should include which of the following?
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51.  Which of the following is a not a true statement about tax-exempt organizations?
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52.  One characteristic that distinguishes other financing sources from revenues is that other financing sources:
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53.  Description: http://a.quizlet.com/a/i/spacer.36Pq.gif "Available appropriation" is calculated as the difference between appropriations and the sum of expenditures and encumbrances.
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54.  Long- term bonds issued by a Capital Projects Fund ( are or are not) __________ reported as a liability of that fund.
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55.  The budget of the General Fund of the City of Olde Glen shows an ap-propriation for capital equipment of $ 150,000. So far a fire engine, cost-ing $ 50,000, has been received and paid for. Another fire engine, expected to cost $ 60,000, has been ordered and an encumbrance for this amount is outstanding. How much can the city legally spend for a third fire engine this year?
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56.  A financial reporting entity is defined as a primary government, as well as all other organizations that have an operational relationship with the primary government.
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57.  Encumbrance accounting usually ( is or is not) ________ used in Capital Projects Funds.
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58.  Which of the following information should be included in the financial section of a comprehensive annual financial report?
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59.  When should property tax revenues be recognized in government-wide financial statements?
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60.  Which of the following is not included in a cash budget?
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