10 Items Cash And Cash Equivalents Theory

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10 Items Cash And Cash Equivalents Theory

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To be reported as part of cash and cash equivalents, the cash and cash equivalent must be:
    • A. 

      Unrestricted in use for current operations.

    • B. 

      Available for the purchase of property, plant and equipment.

    • C. 

      Set aside for liquidation of long-term debt.

    • D. 

      Deposited by bank.

  • 2. 
    All of the following can be classified as cash and cash equivalents, except:
    • A. 

      Redeemable preference shares acquired and due in 60 days

    • B. 

      Commercial paper held and due for repayment in 90 days

    • C. 

      Equity instrument

    • D. 

      Bank overdraft

  • 3. 
    If material, deposits in foreign bank which are subject to foreign exchange restriction shall be classified
    • A. 

      Separately as current asset with appropriate disclosure.

    • B. 

      Separately as non-current asset with appropriate disclosure.

    • C. 

      Separately as current asset without appropriate disclosure.

    • D. 

      Separately as non-current asset without appropriate disclosure.

  • 4. 
    Which is not considered as a cash equivalent?
    • A. 

      A three-year treasury note maturing on October 30, 2011 purchased by the entity on September 15, 2011.

    • B. 

      A three-year treasury note maturing on October 30, 2011 purchased by the entity on June 30, 2011.

    • C. 

      A 90-day treasury bill.

    • D. 

      A 60-day money-market placement.

  • 5. 
    Which item should be excluded from cash and cash equivalents in the current year-end statement of financial position?
    • A. 

      The minimum cash balance in the entity’s current account which is maintained to avoid service charges.

    • B. 

      A check issued by the entity on December 27, 2011 but dated January 15, 2012.

    • C. 

      Time deposit which matures in one year.

    • D. 

      A customer’s check denominated in a foreign currency.

  • 6. 
    At the end of the current year, an entity had various checks and papers in its safe. Which item should not be included in its cash account in the current year-end statement of financial position?
    • A. 

      € 30,000 cash in current account.

    • B. 

      Past promissory note issued in favor of the entity by its President.

    • C. 

      Another entity’s P225,000 check payable to the entity dated December 15, 2018.

    • D. 

      The entity’s undelivered check payable to a supplier dated December 31, 2018.

  • 7. 
    Unreleased checks, which are checks drawn before the end of reporting period but held for later delivery to creditors
    • A. 

      Shall be treated as outstanding checks.

    • B. 

      Shall be restored to the cash balance.

    • C. 

      Shall be treated as outstanding checks if the date is shortly after the end of reporting period.

    • D. 

      Shall be treated as outstanding checks if they are ultimately encashed.

  • 8. 
    The petty cash fund account under the imprest fund system is debited
    • A. 

      Only when the fund is created.

    • B. 

      When the fund is created and everytime it is replenished.

    • C. 

      When the fund is created and when the size of the fund is increased.

    • D. 

      When the fund is created and when the size of the fund is decreased.

  • 9. 
    When a petty cash fund is used, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The balance of the petty cash fund should be reporting in the statement of financial position as a long-term investment.

    • B. 

      The petty cashier’s summary of petty cash payments serves as a journal entry that is posted to the appropriate general ledger account.

    • C. 

      The reimbursement of the petty cash fund should be credited to the cash account.

    • D. 

      Entries that include a credit to the cash account should be recorded at the time the payments from the petty cash fund are made.

  • 10. 
    A cash short or over account
    • A. 

      Is not generally accepted.

    • B. 

      Is debited when the petty cash fund proves out over.

    • C. 

      Is debited when the petty cash fund proves out short.

    • D. 

      Is a contra account for cash.

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