Accounting Quizzes & Trivia

Do you think you are ready for our accounting quiz? Accountancy is a well respected profession and one which requires skill and vigilance, the qualities you will need for this quiz! What is accounting the language of? Who are the Big Four? Where did accounting first emerge? What was the Enron scandal? Can you name three different subfields of accounting? What is the difference between auditing and taxation? Do you think you know the answers to the questions?

These are just a sample of the questions you will face in our accounting quiz! So get your pen and paper out, maybe do a few calculations test yourself now! Do the right calculations and you may well come out on top! We wish you luck!
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For a business to prosper what they need most is funding which can come through investments, cash or selling their shares. What do you understand about these different types of funding and their treatment in the books of...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 16159   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    What is stockholders' equity?

Accounting is a tool to record and analyze the financial condition and performance of the business. Some people simply can’t understand the stats and figures. But some possess deep knowledge and concepts about...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 6144   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    Which financial statement displays the revenues and expenses of a company for a period of time?



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    A source document is:

If you are planning to be a successful accountant you must ensure you have all the vocabularies used in the field in your mind together with the meanings. Do you believe you know them all? Take up this very easy quiz and...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 878   |  Last updated: Jul 4, 2018
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    Planning, recording, analyzing, and interpreting financial information

Study guide for test # 1 in managerial accounting, chapters 1-3.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 3311   |  Last updated: Aug 21, 2018
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    Which of the following is NOT true regarding ERP?

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