# Challenging Tally Accounting Test!

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Can you answer the following questions about Tally? This test quiz contains 45-essential questions of the topic which won't just test you but also build your knowledge base on your wrong answers. So, take this Tally accounting quiz to see how good are you and compare your score to others!

• 1.

### All expenses and losses are always having...?

• A.

Credit balance

• B.

Debit balance

• C.

Exact difference balance

• D.

Balance entered in voucher

B. Debit balance
Explanation
Expenses and losses are typically recorded with a "debit balance." This means they increase on the debit side of the accounting equation. So, the correct answer is "Debit balance."

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• 2.

### Tracking number is used in  _____________transaction.

• A.

Bank

• B.

Cash

• C.

All

• D.

Stock item

D. Stock item
Explanation
A tracking number is typically used in a stock item transaction to keep a record of the movement and location of the item. This helps in tracking the progress of the item throughout the supply chain, from the point of origin to the final destination. It allows for easy identification and monitoring of the stock item, ensuring efficient inventory management and accurate order fulfillment.

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• 3.

### ___________ is the function key for changing date.

• A.

F1

• B.

F2

• C.

F3

• D.

F4

B. F2
Explanation
F2 is the function key for changing the date. The F1 key is typically used for accessing help, F3 is often used for searching, and F4 is commonly used for opening the address bar or drop-down menu. Therefore, F2 is the most likely key to be used for changing the date.

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• 4.

### Balance sheet displays...

• A.

The entire summary of all ledger accounts

• B.

Balances of all individual account

• C.

Bank and Cash Balances

• D.

The exact financial position of the business on a specific date

D. The exact financial position of the business on a specific date
Explanation
The balance sheet displays the exact financial position of the business on a specific date. It provides a snapshot of the company's assets, liabilities, and shareholders' equity at a given point in time. This statement helps stakeholders, such as investors and creditors, understand the financial health of the business and make informed decisions. It shows the company's liquidity, solvency, and overall financial stability. By presenting the balances of all individual accounts, including bank and cash balances, the balance sheet provides a comprehensive overview of the company's financial status.

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• 5.

### Tally is...

• A.

Package, which maintains accounts

• B.

Which maintains accounts with inventory records

• C.

Which display the detail report trial balance, balance sheet, etc

• D.

All are correct

D. All are correct
Explanation
The correct answer is "All are correct" because each statement accurately describes a different aspect of Tally. Tally is a package that maintains accounts, meaning it helps with financial record-keeping. It also maintains accounts with inventory records, allowing businesses to track their inventory levels. Additionally, Tally displays detailed reports such as trial balances and balance sheets, providing a comprehensive overview of a company's financial situation. Therefore, all of the given statements are correct in describing the different functionalities of Tally.

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• 6.

### Which of the following is not an account type?

• A.

Personal Accounts

• B.

Real Accounts

• C.

Occasional account

• D.

Nominal account

C. Occasional account
Explanation
The given answer, "Occasional account," is not an account type because it does not exist in accounting terminology. Personal accounts, real accounts, and nominal accounts are all recognized account types in accounting. Personal accounts refer to accounts related to individuals or entities, real accounts pertain to tangible assets or properties, and nominal accounts are used for recording expenses, revenues, or gains. However, "Occasional account" is not a recognized account type in accounting.

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• 7.

### Term loans & other medium /long term loans come under __________Group.

• A.

Unsecured Loan

• B.

Secured Loan

• C.

• D.

Current Liability

Explanation
Term loans & other medium/long term loans are a type of financial arrangement where a fixed amount of money is borrowed and repaid over a specified period of time. These loans are typically used for large purchases or investments and are considered long-term liabilities on a company's balance sheet. Therefore, it is appropriate to categorize them under the "Loans & Advances" group. This group includes all types of loans that are provided by the company to its employees, customers, or other entities.

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• 8.

### ____________is beginning date of financial year.

• A.

1st January

• B.

1st February

• C.

1st March

• D.

1st April

D. 1st April
Explanation
The beginning date of the financial year is typically 1st April. This is because many countries and organizations follow the April to March financial year cycle, where financial statements and budgets are prepared for the period starting from 1st April and ending on 31st March of the following year. This allows for better alignment with business operations and facilitates effective financial planning and reporting.

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• 9.

### Manufacturing expenses come under___________ Group.

• A.

Expenses (Indirect)

• B.

Miss Expenses

• C.

Direct Expenses

• D.

None

C. Direct Expenses
Explanation
Manufacturing expenses are costs directly associated with the production process, such as raw materials, labor, and overhead costs. These expenses are considered direct expenses because they can be easily traced back to the manufacturing process. Indirect expenses, on the other hand, are costs that cannot be directly attributed to the production process, such as administrative expenses or selling expenses. Therefore, manufacturing expenses fall under the category of direct expenses.

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• 10.

### Which financial statement can be made from Trial balance?

• A.

Ledger

• B.

Purchases

• C.

Sales

• D.

Balance sheet

D. Balance sheet
Explanation
A balance sheet can be made from a trial balance because a trial balance provides a list of all the accounts and their respective balances at a specific point in time. By organizing and categorizing these accounts into assets, liabilities, and equity, a balance sheet can be created. The balance sheet shows the financial position of a company, including its assets, liabilities, and shareholders' equity, and is an essential financial statement for evaluating the overall financial health and stability of a business.

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• 11.

### In the case of personal accounts, the receiver is...

• A.

Debit

• B.

Credit

• C.

Both

• D.

Balance entered in voucher

A. Debit
Explanation
In the case of personal accounts, the receiver is debited. This means that when a personal account receives something, it is recorded as a debit entry in the account. Debit entries increase the balance of the account, indicating that the account holder has received something.

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• 12.

### Which of the following information is must to create a company?

• A.

Name of the company & Financial year

• B.

Name of the company & Income Tax No

• C.

Name of the company & Sales Tax No

• D.

All Above

A. Name of the company & Financial year
Explanation
To create a company, the two essential pieces of information required are the name of the company and the financial year. The name of the company is necessary as it serves as its unique identifier and distinguishes it from other entities. The financial year is crucial as it determines the period for which the company's financial statements will be prepared and reported. This information is essential for legal and regulatory compliance, financial reporting, and taxation purposes.

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• 13.

### Journal book is used to...

• A.

Record all the entries

• B.

To record all the non-cash transactions only

• C.

Record entries regarding general transactions

• D.

All sale and purchase records

B. To record all the non-cash transactions only
Explanation
A journal book is used to record all the non-cash transactions only. This means that it is specifically designed to document any transactions that do not involve the exchange of physical currency, such as credit card payments or electronic transfers. By keeping a record of these non-cash transactions, businesses can accurately track their financial activities and ensure that all transactions are properly accounted for.

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• 14.

### _____________is a Reserved group which goes to liabilities.

• A.

Capital A/C

• B.

Fixed Asset

• C.

Investment

• D.

Sundry debtors

A. Capital A/C
Explanation
Capital A/C is a reserved group that goes to liabilities. This means that any amount recorded in the Capital A/C represents the owner's investment in the business and is considered a liability for the company. The Capital A/C shows the amount of money the owner has contributed to the business and is used to track the owner's equity in the company.

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• 15.

### Alias is ____________

• A.

To change group name

• B.

Simple mechanism to call an account by another name

• C.

Type of Group

• D.

Type of Ledger

B. Simple mechanism to call an account by another name
Explanation
Alias is a simple mechanism to call an account by another name. It allows users to assign a different name or label to an account, making it easier to identify and reference. This can be useful when dealing with complex or lengthy account names, as it provides a more convenient and user-friendly way to refer to the account. By using aliases, users can quickly and easily access and manage their accounts without having to remember or type out the full account name every time.

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• 16.

### Rates & Taxes come under ____________Groups.

• A.

Duties & Taxes

• B.

Income

• C.

Expenditure

• D.

None

A. Duties & Taxes
Explanation
Rates & Taxes come under the Duties & Taxes group. This means that rates and taxes are categorized as duties and fall under the broader category of taxes. Duties typically refer to the fees or charges imposed by the government on certain goods or services, while taxes are the financial charges imposed by the government on individuals or businesses to fund public services and infrastructure. Therefore, rates and taxes are considered as part of the Duties & Taxes group.

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• 17.

### Sales purchase A/C groups are reflected in _____________.

• A.

Profit & loss A/C

• B.

Balance sheet

• C.

Journal Register

• D.

None of the above

A. Profit & loss A/C
Explanation
Sales purchase A/C groups are reflected in the Profit & Loss A/C. This is because the Profit & Loss A/C is used to record all the revenues and expenses of a business during a specific period of time. Sales and purchases are both revenue and expense transactions that are recorded in the Profit & Loss A/C to determine the net profit or loss of the business. The Balance Sheet, on the other hand, reflects the financial position of the business at a specific point in time and does not include revenue and expense transactions. The Journal Register is a record of all the journal entries made in the accounting system and does not reflect the grouping of sales and purchases.

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• 18.

### Limit on single payments is available for_______________.

• A.

Only Groups

• B.

Only ledger Accounts

• C.

Group & Ledger

• D.

None of the above

D. None of the above
Explanation
The correct answer is "None of the above." This means that the limit on single payments is not available for any of the options mentioned in the question, including groups, ledger accounts, and both groups and ledgers.

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• 19.

### In tally 5.4, _____________ option is  available for maintaining Accounts.

• A.

Account only

• B.

Accts-with-Inv

• C.

Inventory only

• D.

All are correct

A. Account only
Explanation
In Tally 5.4, the option available for maintaining accounts is "Account only". This means that users can use Tally 5.4 specifically for managing and maintaining their financial accounts. Other options like "Accts-with-Inv" and "Inventory only" are not available in Tally 5.4. Therefore, the correct answer is "Account only".

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• 20.

### Trial Balance contains ___________ balance of all accounts.

• A.

Opening

• B.

Closing

• C.

Only credit

• D.

None

A. Opening
Explanation
The Trial Balance contains the Opening balance of all accounts. This means that it includes the balances of all accounts at the beginning of the accounting period. The Trial Balance is a statement that lists all the debit and credit balances of the accounts to ensure that they are in balance. By including the Opening balance, it allows for the proper reconciliation and verification of the accounts' balances.

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• 21.

### Under Group _______________ can be created.

• A.

Vouchers

• B.

Date

• C.

Multiple Ledgers

• D.

All of above

C. Multiple Ledgers
Explanation
Multiple ledgers can be created under a group. This means that within a specific group, multiple sub-ledgers can be created to further categorize and organize financial transactions. This allows for more detailed and accurate record-keeping and analysis of financial data.

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• 22.

### Reports come under exception reports...

• A.

Memorandum Vouchers

• B.

Negative stock

• C.

Optional Vouchers

• D.

All above

B. Negative stock
Explanation
Negative stock is the correct answer because exception reports are typically used to highlight any abnormal or unexpected occurrences in a system. Negative stock refers to a situation where the inventory count shows a negative quantity, indicating that there is a discrepancy or error in the stock management process. This is considered an exception and would be reported in an exception report. Memorandum vouchers and optional vouchers are not directly related to exception reporting, so they are not the correct answer.

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• 23.

### Closing stock appears in _______________.

• A.

Balance Sheet

• B.

Trial Balance

• C.

Profit & loss A/C

• D.

None of the above

A. Balance Sheet
Explanation
Closing stock appears in the Balance Sheet. The Balance Sheet is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of a company's financial position at a specific point in time. It consists of assets, liabilities, and owner's equity. Closing stock is considered an asset as it represents the value of unsold goods at the end of an accounting period. Therefore, it is included in the Balance Sheet under the current assets section.

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• 24.

### Cash in hand & bank A/C balance helps for______________.

• A.

Inventory control

• B.

Payment Decision

• C.

Sales performance

• D.

None

B. Payment Decision
Explanation
Cash in hand and bank account balance are crucial factors in making payment decisions for a business. These financial resources determine the company's ability to meet its financial obligations and make timely payments to suppliers, vendors, and employees. By having a sufficient cash balance and bank account balance, the business can ensure that it has the necessary funds to pay its bills on time and maintain good relationships with its stakeholders. Therefore, cash in hand and bank account balance play a vital role in the payment decision-making process.

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• 25.

### Tally gives the facility to fine tune our control of Budgets over ledger accounts.

• A.

This statement is true

• B.

Tally does not give the facility to fine tune our control of Budgets

• C.

Tally gives the facility to fine tune our control of Budgets over only cost Centers

• D.

Tally gives the facility to fine tune our control of budgets over the group of Accounts

A. This statement is true
Explanation
The statement is true because Tally does provide the facility to fine tune control of budgets over ledger accounts. Tally is a popular accounting software that allows users to set budgets for different accounts and track expenses and income against those budgets. Users can define budgets for specific ledger accounts and monitor their spending and income in real-time. This feature helps businesses have better control over their finances and ensures that they stay within their budgetary limits.

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• 26.

### Changes carried out in F12 are ______________.

• A.

Global & will be effective for all working companies

• B.

Not Global and will not be effective for all working companies

• C.

Affected to that particular company only

• D.

None of the above

C. Affected to that particular company only
Explanation
The changes carried out in F12 are affected to that particular company only. This means that any changes made in F12 will only impact the specific company in which they are made and will not have any effect on other working companies.

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• 27.

### Restoration of data is  ____________.

• A.

Re-entering the data

• B.

Process of getting back the earlier data in Hard disk

• C.

Process of keeping a copy of the data in another place

• D.

All of the above

C. Process of keeping a copy of the data in another place
Explanation
Restoration of data refers to the process of keeping a copy of the data in another place. This is done to ensure that if the original data is lost or damaged, it can be retrieved from the backup copy. Re-entering the data refers to manually inputting the data again, which is not necessarily the same as restoration. The process of getting back the earlier data in the hard disk is also a form of restoration, but it specifically refers to retrieving data from the hard disk. Therefore, the correct answer is "Process of keeping a copy of the data in another place."

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• 28.

### _________Can not be printed in a Quick Format.

• A.

Trial Balance

• B.

Balance Sheet

• C.

Cheque

• D.

Ledger

C. Cheque
Explanation
The given correct answer is "Cheque". A cheque cannot be printed in a Quick Format. Quick Format is a term commonly used in printing, where it refers to a predefined format or template that allows for quick and easy printing. However, cheques are typically printed using specific software or specialized printers that are designed for cheque printing. Therefore, cheques cannot be printed in a Quick Format.

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• 29.

### _________key is used to view next level details of the item on the same screen.

• A.

Ctrl + Enter

• B.

Shift + Enter

• C.

Shift + R

• D.

Ctrl + S

C. Shift + R
Explanation
The Shift + R key is used to view the next level details of the item on the same screen. This key combination allows the user to navigate through the levels of information without leaving the current screen, providing a convenient way to access additional details without interrupting the workflow.

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• 30.

### _________ is a pure inventory voucher.

• A.

Delivery Note

• B.

Cash Paid Creditor

• C.

Material rejection entry

• D.

Expenses

A. Delivery Note
Explanation
A delivery note is a pure inventory voucher because it is used to record the transfer of goods from one location to another. It serves as a proof of delivery and includes details such as the quantity and description of the items being delivered. Unlike the other options listed, which are related to cash payments, material rejection, or expenses, a delivery note specifically deals with inventory management and tracking.

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• 31.

### Inventory Managment comprises of _________.

• A.

Delivery In

• B.

Delivery Out

• C.

Inventory control

• D.

All of the above

D. All of the above
Explanation
Inventory management comprises of delivery in, delivery out, and inventory control. Delivery in refers to the process of receiving and recording incoming inventory items. Delivery out involves the process of fulfilling customer orders and shipping out inventory items. Inventory control includes activities such as tracking inventory levels, managing stock, and optimizing inventory turnover. Therefore, all of these components are part of inventory management.

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• 32.

### Contra entry is used for ___________.

• A.

Transaction involved Cash and Bank

• B.

Transactions related to Purchases

• C.

Salaries paid to the employees

• D.

Contracting expenses only

A. Transaction involved Cash and Bank
Explanation
Contra entry is used for transactions involved Cash and Bank. This means that when there is a transaction between the cash account and the bank account, a contra entry is made. This is typically done to record transfers of funds between these two accounts, such as when cash is deposited into the bank or when cash is withdrawn from the bank for use. The contra entry helps in maintaining accurate records and reconciling the balances between the cash and bank accounts.

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• 33.

### Memorandum Voucher is used to...

• A.

Enter the entry having multiple account effect

• B.

For entries regarding bank overdraft

• C.

Remind entry which may have effect in future

• D.

None of these

C. Remind entry which may have effect in future
Explanation
A Memorandum Voucher is used to remind an entry that may have an effect in the future. It serves as a note or reminder of a transaction that is not yet finalized or completed. This voucher is not used for entering entries with multiple account effects or for entries regarding bank overdraft.

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• 34.

### Which of the following is not a voucher type ____________.

• A.

Contra

• B.

Payment

• C.

Capital

• D.

Receipt

C. Capital
Explanation
The correct answer is "Capital" because it is not a voucher type commonly used in accounting. Voucher types are used to categorize different types of transactions, such as contra vouchers for cash withdrawals and deposits, payment vouchers for making payments, and receipt vouchers for receiving payments. However, "Capital" does not represent a specific type of transaction or voucher in accounting.

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• 35.

### In the case of personal Accounts, the Credit effect goes with...

• A.

Sometimes to giver & sometimes to taker

• B.

Bank Account

• C.

• D.

The Giver

D. The Giver
Explanation
In the case of personal accounts, the credit effect goes to the giver. This means that when a transaction occurs in a personal account, the person who gives or provides something is credited. This could be in the form of cash, goods, or services. The giver's account is credited because they are reducing their assets or increasing their liabilities by giving something to someone else.

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• 36.

### In each & every entry Debit & Credit balance must be equal.

• A.

Not necessary in Contra entry

• B.

Above statement is true

• C.

This is applicable in payment type entries only

• D.

None of the above

B. Above statement is true
Explanation
The statement "In each & every entry Debit & Credit balance must be equal" is true. This is a fundamental principle of double-entry bookkeeping, where every transaction affects at least two accounts, with a debit entry on one side and a credit entry on the other side. The total debits must always equal the total credits in order to maintain the balance in the accounting equation. However, this principle does not apply to contra entries, which are used to offset or cancel out the effects of previous entries.

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• 37.

### Which of the following account groups can be classified as a Nominal accounts:

• A.

Accounts of Buyer, Suppliers, Owners, Lenders etc

• B.

Accounts of fixed and current assets such as Cash, Building, Plant and Machinery, vehicles etc

• C.

Accounts relating to expenses and Income such as sales, purchases Discount Allowed

• D.

All types of Bank, Stock and Cash account

C. Accounts relating to expenses and Income such as sales, purchases Discount Allowed
Explanation
Accounts relating to expenses and income such as sales, purchases, and discounts allowed are classified as Nominal accounts. Nominal accounts are also known as income statement accounts and are used to record revenues, expenses, gains, and losses. These accounts are temporary in nature, and their balances are closed at the end of an accounting period to calculate the net income or net loss.

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• 38.

### In balance sheet the shortcut key to activate the value is _________________

• A.

F7

• B.

B

• C.

F6

• D.

A

B. B
Explanation
The correct answer is B. In balance sheet, the shortcut key to activate the value is B. This means that pressing the B key on the keyboard will activate or select the value in the balance sheet. This shortcut can be used to quickly navigate and work with the values in the balance sheet without the need for using the mouse or other navigation methods.

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• 39.

### The supplier of the company belongs to ___________________ group in accounting.

• A.

Supplier

• B.

Sundry debtor

• C.

Sundry creditor

• D.

Sundry Customer

C. Sundry creditor
Explanation
The correct answer is "Sundry creditor." In accounting, a sundry creditor refers to a supplier or vendor who provides goods or services to a company on credit. They are considered as a liability to the company as the company owes them money for the goods or services received.

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• 40.

### VAT stands for:

• A.

• B.

Valuable At Tax

• C.

• D.

VAT Stands TAX

Explanation
VAT stands for Value Added Tax. This is a type of consumption tax that is placed on a product whenever value is added at each stage of the supply chain, from production to the point of sale. It is a widely used tax system in many countries around the world, including the European Union. The purpose of VAT is to generate revenue for the government and to shift the tax burden from income and profits to consumption.

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• 41.

### ______________________ is the short key to change period in tally.

• A.

Ctrl + F2

• B.

Alt + F2

• C.

Alt + F1

• D.

F2

B. Alt + F2
Explanation
The correct answer is Alt + F2. This keyboard shortcut is used in Tally to change the period. By pressing Alt + F2, users can easily navigate to the period selection screen and make changes to the desired period for their accounting entries. This shortcut helps in quickly accessing and modifying the period without the need for manual navigation through the software's menus.

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• 42.

### Fax machine is a ____________ asset.

• A.

Fixed

• B.

Direct

• C.

Current

• D.

None

A. Fixed
Explanation
A fax machine is considered a fixed asset because it is a long-term tangible asset that is used in the operations of a business. Fixed assets are not easily converted into cash and are expected to be used for more than one accounting period. In contrast, current assets are expected to be converted into cash within one year. A fax machine is not a direct asset because it does not directly generate revenue for a business.

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• 43.

### Use of Alt + F8 is for________________.

• A.

Stock journal

• B.

Goods out

• C.

Goods In

• D.

None

D. None
Explanation
The use of Alt + F8 is not specified or defined in the given question. Therefore, the correct answer is "None" as there is no specific function or purpose associated with Alt + F8 in this context.

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• 44.

### Tally is a/an--------------Software.

• A.

Computerize Accounting

• B.

Manual Accounting

• C.

Operating System

• D.

Language

A. Computerize Accounting
Explanation
The correct answer is "Computerize Accounting" because Tally is a software that is specifically designed for computerized accounting. It provides various features and tools that help in managing financial transactions, generating reports, and maintaining records in an automated manner. Tally eliminates the need for manual accounting processes and offers a more efficient and accurate way of managing accounts and finances.

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• 45.

### Alias is _____________.

• A.

To change group name

• B.

A simple mechanism to call an account by another name

• C.

Type of group

• D.

Type of ledger

B. A simple mechanism to call an account by another name
Explanation
Alias is a simple mechanism to call an account by another name. This means that an alias allows for an alternative name to be used for an account, making it easier to identify and refer to. It provides a convenient way to reference an account without having to use its original name, making it more user-friendly and efficient.

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