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1. Management may choose any inventory costing method it desires as long as the cost flow assumption chosen is consistent with the physical movement of goods in the company.

2. An aging of accounts receivable schedule is based on the premise that the longer the period an account remains unpaid, the greater the probability that it will eventually be collected.

3. To obtain maximum benefit from a bank reconciliation, the reconciliation should be prepared by the employee authorized to sign checks.

4.  Expense recognition is tied to revenue recognition.

5. Which of the following is not a common way that managers use the balance sheet?

6. Which of the following would not be classified as a long-term liability?

7. Solvency ratios measure the short-term ability of the company to pay its maturing obligations.

8. Requiring employees to take vacations is a weakness in the system of internal controls because it does not promote operational efficiency.

9. The revenue recognition principle dictates that revenue be recognized in the accounting period in which the performance obligation is satisfied.

10. Use the following data to calculate the current ratio.

Carne Auto Supplies

Balance Sheet

December 31, 2014



Cash                                         $    35,000          Accounts payable                          $   65,000

Accounts receivable                      50,000          Salaries and wages payable                10,000

Inventory                                       70,000          Mortgage payable                              90,000

Prepaid insurance                          40,000          Total liabilities                                   $165,000

Stock investments                          80,000           

Land                                               95,000                                                                                

Buildings                 $100,000                               Common stock                              $120,000

Less: Accumulated                                                Retained earnings                           250,000

      depreciation         (30,000)       85,000               Total stockholders’ equity          $370,000

Trademarks                                    70,000                  Total liabilities and

Total assets                                 $535,000                    stockholders’ equity                   $535


11. Lankston Company began the year by issuing $90,000 of common stock for cash. The company recorded revenues of $825,000, expenses of $720,000, and paid dividends of $45,000. What was Lankston’s net income for the year?

12. The partnership form of business organization

13.  A concentration of credit risk is a threat of nonpayment from a single customer or class of customers that could adversely affect the financial health of the company.

14. Bathlinks Corporation has a debt to assets ratio of 73%. This tells the user of Bathlinks’s financial statements that

15. Owners of business firms are the only people who need accounting information.

16. Financing activities include the purchase or sale of long-lived assets or the purchase or sale of investment securities.

17. Which of the following is the least likely consideration that management uses when deciding whether to pay a dividend?

18. The best definition of assets is the

19. Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable        $18,000           Equipment       $21,000

Accounts receivable    3,000   Land    21,000

Buildings         ?          Unearned service revenue       6,000

Cash    9,000   Total stockholders' equity       ?


 If the balance of the Buildings account was $45,000 and the equipment was sold for $21,000, what would be the total of stockholders' equity?

20. An advantage of using the periodic inventory system is that it requires less record keeping than the perpetual inventory system.

21. Consistent use of the same accounting principles and methods is necessary for meaningful analysis of trends within a company.

22. The economic resources that are owned by a business are called stockholders’ equity.

23. The multiple-step income statement is considered more useful than the single-step income statement because it highlights the components of net income.

24. Source documents can provide evidence that a transaction has occurred.

25. Goods that have been purchased FOB destination but are in transit, should be excluded from a physical count of goods by the buyer.

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