Accounting FBLA

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  • 1. 
    When a business uses a petty cash fund, the fund is debited each time it is replaced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A debit to an account is always an increase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    4. To determine the interest on a promissory note, the accountant will need to know principal, interest, rate, and term.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
     5. A payee is the person or business to whom a check is payable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
     6. Today the Federal Tax Reform Law only requires persons who are over two years old to have a social security number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. A bonus, rather than a commission, is an amount paid to an employee as a percentage of sales.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     8.  Depreciation is allocating the cost of a plant asset over the assetâ��s useful life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    9.  When the accountant debits the withdrawals account, this will result in a decrease to the account.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     10. Straight-line depreciation is allocating the cost of a plant equally over its useful life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
     11.      The basic accounting equation may be expressed as
    • A. 

      A. A + E

    • B. 

      B. A = OE - L

    • C. 

      C. Assets = Liabilities + Owner’s Equity

    • D. 

      D. Assets + Liabilities = Owner’s Equity

  • 12. 
    12.       The year and month are written in a general journal
    • A. 

      A. on each journal page.

    • B. 

      B. for each entry on each journal page.

    • C. 

      C. only at the top of page one of the journal page.

    • D. 

      D. at the bottom of each journal page.

  • 13. 
      13.     Debts that are not required to be paid within the next accounting period are called
    • A. 

      A. wages.

    • B. 

      B. liabilities.

    • C. 

      C. taxes.

    • D. 

      D. long-term liabilities.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A. $500 salary payment posted as a $500 debit to cash and a $500 credit to salaries expense.

    • B. 

      B. $200 check from a customer in payment of his/her account posted as $200 debit to cash and a $200 credit to accounts receivable.

    • C. 

      C. $75 cash from a customer in payment of his/her account posted as a $75 debit to cash and a $57 credit to cash.

    • D. 

      D. $50 cash purchase of office supplies posted as a $50 debit to office equipment and a $50 credit to cash

  • 15. 
    15.      At the close of the fiscal year in June, Bernardâ��s Novelty had a cash balance of $8,000.  What was the cash balance on June 1 if Bernardâ��s cash receipts for June were $15,526 and his disbursements were $12,200?
    • A. 

      A. $3,326

    • B. 

      B. $7,526

    • C. 

      C. $4,200

    • D. 

      D. $4,674

  • 16. 
    16.     Assume that Bernardâ��s Novelty is a partnership.  Which transaction would occur if Partner A withdraws cash for personal use to purchase an automobile?
    • A. 

      A. Debit salary expense and credit cash

    • B. 

      B. Debit cash and credit Partner A, withdrawal

    • C. 

      C. Debit Partner A, withdrawal and credit cash

    • D. 

      D. Debit capital and credit cash

  • 17. 
    17.      The accountant will write off a customer as a bad debt using the direct-write method by
    • A. 

      A. debiting bad debts expense and crediting accounts receivable/customer in the general journal.

    • B. 

      B. posting to the bad debts expense and accounts receivable accounts.

    • C. 

      C. posting to the customer’s account showing it to be uncollectible.

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      A. debit the account and credit the related expense account.

    • B. 

      B. debit the depreciation account and credit the accumulated depreciation account.

    • C. 

      C. debit the accumulated depreciation account and credit the depreciation expense account.

    • D. 

      D. debit the depreciation account and credit the owner’s equity account.

  • 19. 
     19.      Which tax is paid by both employer and employee on the employeeâ��s gross wages?
    • A. 

      A. Federal income tax

    • B. 

      B. FICA tax

    • C. 

      C. State income tax

    • D. 

      D. State unemployment tax

  • 20. 
    20.       Which of the following accounts needs no closing entries?
    • A. 

      A. Capital

    • B. 

      B. Supplies expense

    • C. 

      C. Fees owed

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 21. 
     21.      Ending inventory is merchandise a business has on hand at the
    • A. 

      A. beginning of the fiscal period

    • B. 

      B. end of the fiscal period.

    • C. 

      C. during the fiscal period.

    • D. 

      D. midpoint of the fiscal period.

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      A. Debit sales discounts for $250, credit accounts receivable/customer.

    • B. 

      B. Credit sales returns and allowances for $150, debit accounts receivable/customer.

    • C. 

      C. Debit sales returns and allowances for $150, credit accounts receivable/customer

    • D. 

      D. Debit sales discounts for $150, credit accounts receivable/customer

  • 23. 
    ___________ stock is the type of stock issued by a corporation when only one class of stock is issued.
    • A. 

      Preferred

    • B. 

      Common

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Dividend

  • 24. 
    Retained earnings are earnings of a ________ and will be shown on the ______________.
    • A. 

      Sole proprietorship, balance sheet

    • B. 

      Partnership, income statement

    • C. 

      Corporation, balance sheet

    • D. 

      Corporation, income statement

  • 25. 
    The balance sheet will show
    • A. 

      Asset accounts only on a specific date

    • B. 

      Preliminary balances of all the asset and liability accounts on a specific date.

    • C. 

      Final balances of all accounts on a specific date.

    • D. 

      Final balances in all asset, liability, and owner’s equity accounts

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      $1,800; insurance expense and prepaid insurance

    • B. 

      $1,200; insuracne expense and prepaid insurance

    • C. 

      $600; insurance expense and prepaid insurance

    • D. 

      $600; prepaid insurance and insurance expense

  • 27. 
    To calculate the cost of merchandise sold, the accountant will
    • A. 

      Add ending inventory to the beginning inventory and deduct gross purchases.

    • B. 

      Determine transportation costs, purchase discounts, and purchase returns and allowances; add the next amount to beginning inventory; deduct the ending inventory from the total.

    • C. 

      Add only purchases to beginning inventory and deduct ending inventory

    • D. 

      Complete the steps in item C, but consider only the amount of Transportation In plus purchases to determine the net amount.

  • 28. 
    In a corporation, the capital stock account is to the corporation what the ____________ account is to a sole proprietorship.
    • A. 

      Partner’s equity

    • B. 

      Owner’s equity

    • C. 

      Stockholder’s equity

    • D. 

      Retained earnings

  • 29. 
    A price reduction given to a customer would affect which account?
    • A. 

      Capital

    • B. 

      Purchase allowance

    • C. 

      Sales allowance

    • D. 

      Purchase return

  • 30. 
    A form for recording accounting information in a chronological order is called a
    • A. 

      Journal

    • B. 

      Ledger

    • C. 

      General Ledger

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Balance sheet

    • B. 

      Income statement

    • C. 

      General ledger

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      An accounting system in which each transaction affects and is recorded in two or more accounts with unequal debits and equal credits.

    • B. 

      An accounting system in which each transaction affects and is recorded in two or more accounts with total debits equal to total credits.

    • C. 

      An accounting system in which the sum of the debit account balances never equal the sum of the credit account balances.

    • D. 

      an accounting system in which errors never occur

  • 33. 
    The financial position of a business reflected on a balance sheet shows how a business is doing
    • A. 

      Over a specific period of time

    • B. 

      For 12 months

    • C. 

      On a specific date.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is classified as a long-term liability?
    • A. 

      Wages

    • B. 

      Bond payable

    • C. 

      Taxes payable

    • D. 

      Note payable due in 15 months

  • 35. 
    You are given the following information:  cost of merchandise sold, $404,000; operating expenses, $785,122; and net sales, $557,225.  What is the company’s gross profit on sales?
    • A. 

      $381,122

    • B. 

      $227,897

    • C. 

      $267,135

    • D. 

      $153,225

  • 36. 
    June earns $8.50 per hour.  She is paid overtime for hours worked over 40.  One week, she worked 42.5 hours.  Her gross earnings for the week are
    • A. 

      $375.00

    • B. 

      $357.00

    • C. 

      $371.88.

    • D. 

      $372.00

  • 37. 
    Beginning inventory is
    • A. 

      Merchandise a business has on hand at the beginning of the fiscal period.

    • B. 

      Merchandise a business sells during the fiscal period

    • C. 

      Merchandise a business has on hand at the end of the fiscal period.

    • D. 

      Merchandise a business purchases during the fiscal period.

  • 38. 
    The difference between net sales and the cost of merchandise sold is called
    • A. 

      Gross profit

    • B. 

      Gross profit on sales

    • C. 

      Net income on sales.

    • D. 

      Difference between gross income and operating expense.

  • 39. 
    Asset accounts from the worksheet are extended to the
    • A. 

      Income statement

    • B. 

      Balance sheet

    • C. 

      Trial balance

    • D. 

      Statement of owner’s equity

  • 40. 
                The amount of interest on a 90-day, $7,500 interest-bearing note at 8.5% is
    • A. 

      $637.50.

    • B. 

      $157.19.

    • C. 

      $1,746.58.

    • D. 

      174.66