ACC812 TMA Questions

ACC812 List of Questions

Q1 ________ is computed by subtracting the cost of goods sold from sales revenue
Gross profit
Net profit
Net asset
Total profit

Q2 ________ discount is the amount allowed off normal selling price at the time goods are being sold to encourage the customer to buy the goods
Cordial
Cash
Current
Trade

Q3 _________ entry is an entry that is used to describe the movement of cash between the office and the bank
Systems
Control
Contra
Reflex

Q4 The cash book could be the main cash book and the ________
sub-main
petty
consolidated
central

Q5 _________ helps to decongest the ledger
Cash book
Trial balance
Balance sheet
Profit and loss account

Q6 A ________ is a type of day book, recording transactions where the balance will be included in the trial balance.
statement
ledger
document
cash book

Q7 The following procedure can be adopted when a trial balance fails to agree, except __________
Recast the trial balance
Check that no ledger account has been omitted from the trial balance
Ensure that the trial balance contains the profit figure
Check that each amount entered in the trial balance is on the correct side

Q8 The trail balance does not form part of the double-entry process but is just a ________ that is used to check that the ledger accounts balance
memorandum
an account
statement
journal

Q9 __________ does not form part of the double entry process.
Trial balance
Ledger
Cash book
Statement of Financial position

Q10 _________ is a list of the balances in the general ledger at the end of an accounting period.
account
statement
trial balance
journal

Q11 In a ledger, where the debit total is greater than the credit total, we can say that the account has a _________
debit total
debit balance
debit entry
debit sum

Q12 If a business pays for cash electricity, debit electricity account and credit __________
cash account
payment account
business account
liability account

Q13 Gbenga pays N2,700 as amount owing by cheque. Accounting entry is ____________
dr creditors’ account & cheque account
dr cheque account & cr owing’s account
dr payment account & cr creditor’s account
dr bank account & cr Gbenga’s account

Q14 Ahmed bought a van for N6,800, so we
dr bought account & cr cheque account
dr van account & cr cheque account
dr van account & cr bank account
dr van account & cr property account

Q15 To increase a liability/capital account, we _________ the capital account
debit
credit
sum up
restructure

Q16 The purchase returns account is a _________
revenue account
expense account
liability item
Cost item

Q17 To increase an asset, we _______ the asset account
classify
sum up
credit
debit

Q18 Recording transactions in the books of an entity is ____________
recording
accounting
bookkeeping
scripting

Q19 Financial accounting involves providing useful information in the financial statements to users to enable them make ________ decisions
useful
economic
good
convenient

Q20 Trade receivables are ____________
Current asset
Current liabilities
Working capital
Work-in-progress

Q21 ________ auditors are trained in detecting, investigating and deterring fraud and white-collar crime
Examiner
Civil
Criminal
Forensic

Q22 External auditors can be referred to as being ________
Registered
Outside
Independent
Authorization

Q23 An appointed or statutory auditor is expected to examine the financial statement of an enterprise and also express a _______ opinion on them
academic
professional
artistic
regulatory

Q24 Auditing is a systematic process of _________ obtaining and evaluating evidence regarding assertions about economic actions and events to ascertain the degree of correspondence between those assertions and established criteria and communicating the results to interested users.
objectively
systematically
constructively
painstakingly

Q25 _________ is the grouping of costs relating to a particular activity in an activity-based costing system.
Cost assignment
Cost room
Cost centre
Cost pool

Q26 ____________ are factors influencing the level of cost
Cost factors
Cost influence
Cost driver
Cost impact

Q27 __________ is the assignment of a whole item of cost, or of revenue, to a single cost unit, centre, account or time period.
Cost assignment
Cost allocation
Cost sharing
Cost leading

Q28 ________ are the remuneration paid to production workers for work directly related to production
Saleable expenses
Special expenses
Direct wages
Salaries expenses

Q29 ______ are raw materials used in a production.
Assembly materials
Direct material
Initial material
Cost material

Q30 _______ are those costs which can be directly identified with a job, batch, product or service
Direct cost
Flow cost
Indirect cost
Traceable cost

Q31 _______ is a unit of product or service in relation to which costs are ascertained.
Cost department
Cost object
Cost product
Cost unit

Q32 A ______ is any item, process or activity for which a separate measurement of cost is required.
cost bundle
cost particle
cost object
cost sign

Q33 Information regarding the financial aspects of performance is provided by the ______ accounting
Cost
Management
Financial
Reporting

Q34 ______ are ratios that are useful in determining the ability of an enterprise to meet its short-term maturing obligations.
Liquidity ratios
Leverage ratios
Profitability ratios
Net asset ratios

Q35 The three elements of indirect costs: indirect materials, indirect labour and indirect expenses are collectively known as ______
underhead
overhead
Total head
Direct head

Q36 All material, labour and expense costs which cannot be identified as direct costs are termed ______
Indirect cost
Direct cost
Indirect overhead
Direct overhead

Q37 Direct material + direct labour + direct expenses = ________
Production cost
Special cost
Total cost
Prime cost

Q38 _________ is a production or service location, function, activity or item of equipment for which costs are accumulated.
Cost centres
Cost location
Cost section
Cost area

Q39 _________ is the term used to describe the costs of converting purchased materials into finished or semi-finished products.
Conversional cost
Convertible cost
Converted cost
Conversion cost

Q40 Total cost =
Direct cost + Turnaround cost
Indirect cost + Flexible cost
Prime cost + overhead
Overhead cost + Interim cost

Q41 _________ is the relationship between two or more financial or statistical data in a financial statement.
Ratio
Formular
Comparison
Analysis

Q42 _________ capital indicates the financial well being of a business enterprise
Resourceful
Strength
Healthy
Working

Q43 _______ are payables in respect of services received that have not been paid for at the end of the accounting period
Accruals
Payables owed
Services owed
Credit services

Q44 A low ______ ratio is an indication that the business may be unable to meet up with its future obligations
asset
current
obligations
vibrant

Q45 _______ are ratios used in judging the ability of an enterprise to meet its short term financial and maturing obligations
Liquidity ratios
Liability ratios
Action ratios
Activity ratios

Q46 Trade receivables can also be reffered to as ____
Creditors
Bargains
tradings
debtors

Q47 The accounting entry for increase in provision for bad debt include_________
Debit provision for bad debt account and credit debtors account
Debit bad debt account and credit debtor’s account
Debit Profit or loss account and credit Provision for bad debt account
Debit bad debts account and credit profit or loss account

Q48 In using the different methods of depreciation, the following information is required except _______
historical cost
interest rate
number of useful lives
residual value

Q49 _______ through technological change refers to the situation where a new model of the asset is significantly more efficient or performs additional functions
Obsolescence
Depreciation
Wear and tear
Loss of techniques

Q50 ________ is that part of the cost of non-current asset which is used up during an accounting period.
Depreciation
Depletion
Degradation
Degeneration

Q51 __________ is the number of years in which an asset will generate revenue from its usage
Enjoyment years
Revenue years
Economic life
Generation life

Q52 ________ is the value of an asset at the time of its disposal.
End value
Scrap value
Selling value
Old value

Q53 The __________is the most important criterion for determining an asset
ability to generate future economic benefit
ability to control
ability to identify
ability to measure

Q54 Financial statement comprise of the statement of financial position or the _________
cashflow statement
directors report
statement of cash and its equivalent
Statement of profit or loss

Q55 Advertising expenditure are ________ cost.
Administration
Purchasing
Selling and distribution
Travelling

Q56 _________ refers to the value of the assets shown in the statement of financial position.
Valuation
Estimation
Calculation
Summation

Q57 _________ are purchased for the purpose of the production or distribution of goods to be sold by the business
Non-current asset
Current asset
Tangible asset
Net asset

Q58 The cashflow statement is prepared with the following objectives in view except _______
to determine the profit of the entity
to enable users to determine the future cash flow of an entity and compare same with those of other entities
to evaluate an entity’s ability to generate cash and cash equivalent
to evaluate an entity’s financial structure

Q59 In the cash flow statement ______ relates to the acquisition and disposal of fixed assets
Operating activities
delivery activities
Investing activities
Financial activities

Q60 The following are the various classifications of cashflow except ________
operating activities
delivery activities
financial activities
investing activities

Q61 The preparation of financial statements are guided by basic assumptions known as ______
Accounting concept
General accounting procedures
Accounting assumptions
Accounting methods

Q62 _________ is expressed as a percentage reduction of the recommended retail price of the goods, and is deducted in arriving at the amount the buyer is charged for the goods.
Trade reduction
Trade deduction
Trade discount
Selling discount

Q63 __________ transaction is one where payment is made or received some time after delivery
Cash
Credit
Accrued
Delayed

Q64 __________ typically includes the cost of purchasing a non-current asset.
Current expenditure
Capital asset
Expenses
Capital expenditure

Q65 ________ is the main book of account in which all transactions are recorded.
Ledger
Cash book
Trial balance
Balance sheet

Q66 ________ concept purports that every transaction has two aspects: one represented by an asset and the other a liability, or two changes in either the assets or the liabilities.
Double
Dual aspect
Compensating
Dual purpose

Q67 ________ = Owners’ capital + Liabilities
Assets
Earnings
Income
Equity

Q68 ________ can be defined as a legal obligation to transfer assets or provide services to another entity that arises from some past transaction or event
Net asset
Equity
An asset
A liability

Q69 ________ can be defined as a tangible or intangible resource that is owned or controlled by an accounting entity, and which is expected to generate future economic benefits.
Equity
A liability
An asset
Net asset

Q70 The _______ concept allows a user to assume that all the transactions in an entity??s financial statements reflect the actual cost price billed, or revenue charged, for items.
periodic
historical cost
net realizable value
economic cost

Q71 _________ discount is given by one trader to another
Trade
Cash
Allowable
Net

Q72 __________ concept assumes that only material items should be disclosed in financial statements.
Entity
Prudency
Substantiality
Materiality

Q73 The _______ refers to the assumption that when measuring profit, costs should be set against the revenue that they generate at the time when they arise.
prudency concept
consistency concept
matching concept
entity concept

Q74 _______ is the amount for which an asset could be exchanged, or a liability settled between informed and willing parties in an arm’s length transaction
Fair value
Arm’s length value
Conditional cost
Historical cost

Q75 Expenses paid for in advance (e.g. rent, insurance, electricity, maintenance) are referred to as ___________
prepayments
accruals
debts
advancement

Q76 ________ are amounts set aside for liabilities or reductions in the valuation of assets.
Provisions
Imprest
Petty cash
Balance

Q77 The implication of the going concern assumption is that assets are valued at their _________, not their scrap value.
cut-off value
net realisable value
historical cost
revalued amount

Q78 The fundamental concepts in Accounting are _________ & __________
Capital & Recurrent
going concern & accrual
historical cost & Prudency
continuity & matching

Q79 _________ transaction is one in which goods or services are paid for in cash or by cheque when they are received or delivered.
Cash
Credit
Accrued
Total

Q80 _________ takes place where the preparers of financial statements use accounting treatments to alter the reports on performance of the reporting entity.
Earnings management
Earnings adjustment
Earnings manipulation
Earnings revision

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