Chapter:Dave Operations Budgeting And Cost-variance-profit Analysis

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Chapter:Dave Operations Budgeting And Cost-variance-profit Analysis

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following budgeting processes ensures that plans are specifically geared to individual operations within multi-unit food service companies?
    • A. 

      Reforecasting

    • B. 

      Bottom-up budgeting

    • C. 

      Top-down budgeting

    • D. 

      Mark-up budgeting

  • 2. 
    Which of the following methods for projecting revenues in the budgeting process assumes that past trends are good predictors of future growth?
    • A. 

      Revenue history

    • B. 

      Inflation adjustment

    • C. 

      Competitive analysis

    • D. 

      Expense history

  • 3. 
    Costs that remain constant in the short term, even though sales volume may vary, are called ________ costs
    • A. 

      Variable

    • B. 

      Mixed

    • C. 

      Allocated

    • D. 

      Fixed

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the most likely to be classified as a variable cost?
    • A. 

      General manager’s salary

    • B. 

      Rent expense

    • C. 

      Property taxes

    • D. 

      Food costs

  • 5. 
    At the 120-seat Riverside Restaurant, total variable costs for September were $12,000.   For October, the manager expects to sell 10 percent more meals than in September.   If the increase in sales volume occurs, the manager should expect the total fixed costs for October to be:
    • A. 

      Lower than in September

    • B. 

      Higher than in September

    • C. 

      Relatively the same as in September

    • D. 

      Impossible to forecast with any accuracy

  • 6. 
    Using the percentage method for estimating expenses, if the current beverage cost is 20 percent and projected beverage revenue is $60,000, the estimated beverage cost in dollars for the new budget period would be:
    • A. 

      $12,000

    • B. 

      $48,000

    • C. 

      $72,000

    • D. 

      $80,000

  • 7. 
    At the Virtual Café, the average price per meal sold is $15 with an average variable cost of $7.   Fixed costs for July are expected to be $30,000.   If the restaurant manager expects to sell $5,000 meals in July, the net income (or loss) for the month would be:
    • A. 

      $25,000 net income

    • B. 

      $10,000 net income

    • C. 

      $0 (breakeven)

    • D. 

      $10,000 net loss

  • 8. 
    The Night Owl Restaurant expects to sell 6,000 meals during the upcoming month with an average variable cost per meal sold of $6.   Total fixed costs are expected to be $24,000.   The average selling price per meal sold at the breakeven point would be:
    • A. 

      $4

    • B. 

      $6

    • C. 

      $8

    • D. 

      $10

  • 9. 
    The Daylight Diner expects to sell 6,000 meals during the upcoming month with an average variable cost per meal sold of $6,   if total fixed costs are expected to be $24,000, what would the average selling price per meal sold be if the operation is to meet its $12,000 profit goal for the month
    • A. 

      $6

    • B. 

      $8

    • C. 

      $10

    • D. 

      $12

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