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Final Examination Acct220: Principles of Accounting I 2
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University of Maryland University College
Final Examination
Acct220: Principles of Accounting I

For this exam, omit all general journal entry explanations.
Ensure to include correct dollar signs, commas, underlines & double
underlines where required.
Question 1: 40% points:
Flip Company's December 31, 2014 trial balance is as follows:
Flip Corporation
Trial Balance
December 31, 2014
Account
Debit
Credit
Cash
$43,500
Accounts Receivable
54,500
Allowance for Doubtful Accounts
500
Notes Receivable
30,000
Merchandise Inventory
55,000
Land
20,000
Building
150,000
Accumulated Depreciation, Building
$15,000
Equipment
50,000
Accumulated Depreciation, Equipment
21,000
Goodwill
26,000
Accounts Payable
25,000
Long Term Notes Payable
75,000
Common Stock, $10 par, 2,000 shares authorized &
outstanding
20,000
Retained Earnings
147,000
Sales Revenue
700,000
Salaries Expense
150,000
Utilities Expense
3,500
Cost of Goods Sold
350,000
Administrative Expenses
55,000
Sales Expenses
15,000
_______
Totals
$1,003,000
$1,003,000
Flip is a small company and records adjusting entries & closing entries only at
fiscal (calendar) year end. Correcting and adjusting entries have not been recorded.

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Additional Information:
a. Notes Receivable is a 3-months, 6% note accepted on December 1, 2014.
b. Long Term Notes Payable is a 5-year, 5% note, that was signed on July 1,
2014. Interest is payable annually.
c. Building is depreciated at 3% per year. There is no salvage value.
d. Equipment is depreciated at 15% year. There is no salvage value.
e. Flip discovered, on December 30th, that the inexperienced bookkeeper recorded
in the general journal and general ledger that day's $1,500 cash sales as a debit to
Accounts Receivable and a credit to Sales Revenue.
f. The year-end physical count for Merchandise Inventory reflected a value of
$52,500. Any difference in value will not be considered theft or loss.
g. Salaries for the last half of December, payable in January, amount to $6,500.
h. Flip estimates that of the Accounts Receivable 5% will not be collectable.
Required:
a. Prepare in journal form, any required correcting entries
b. Prepare in journal form, all end-of-the period adjusting entries
c. Prepare a December adjusted trial balance
d. Prepare a classified balance sheet for the year ended December 31, 2014
e. Prepare in journal form, the closing entries for the year ended December 31,
2014
NOTE: Students are encouraged to prepare their own T-accounts, on a separate
scratch sheet of paper, and track from the beginning balance thru all journal
transactions to ending balances for all accounts used in this problem. Do not turn in
your separate scratch sheet of paper - those are student personal working papers
and not part of any solution required for this exam.
Question 2: 8% points: Inventory
Flip uses the period method and had the following inventory events during January:
Units
Purchased

Unit Cost

Units Sold

Unit Sales
Price

Jan. 1

150

$7.00

Jan. 2

100

$10.00

Jan. 5

225

7.25

Jan. 7

125

10.00

Jan. 10

100

7.50

Jan. 12

75

12.00

Jan. 15

150

7.50

Jan. 17

200

12.00

Jan. 20

200

7.75

Jan. 24

150

15.00

Jan. 25

150

8.00

Date

Date

Jan. 30
75
8.25
Note: January 1 amount was the beginning inventory and unit value.
(Round all total dollar values to the nearest dollar. Round all unit values to the nearest
penny.)
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Required:
a. Calculate cost of goods available for sale.
b. Calculate the dollar value of sales.
c. Calculate the value of Ending Inventory and Cost of Good Sold under the following
independent assumptions:
1) LIFO method
2) FIFO method
3) Average-cost method
Question 3: 7% points:
Required: Prepare Flip's Supply Co. general journal entries for the following
transactions:
Jan. 1
Accepted Flop's 120 days, 10% note, as settlement of an outstanding
$15,000 account receivable for goods sold last year
Jan. 15 Purchased $10,000 Equipment from Floozy, signing a 9 month, 12% note
Jan. 25 Loaned Flam Co. $30,000 cash, accepting a 90 days, 10% note
Jan. 31 Prepared accrual adjusting entry for any interest revenue
Apr. 25 Received payment in full from Flam Co. for outstanding note & interest
May 1
Received payment in full from Flop Co. for outstanding note & interest
Oct. 15 Paid Floozy in full
Question 4: 9% points:
Flip Company purchased a refrigerated delivery truck for $65,000 on April 1, 2016. The
plan is to use the truck for 4 years and then replace it. At the end of it’s useful life the
truck is expected to have a salvage value of $10,000.
a. Prepare the depreciation table for Flip’s truck assuming that the company uses
the straight-line method for depreciation.
b. Prepare the depreciation table for Flip’s truck assuming that the truck was
purchased on January 1, 2016 and the company uses the double-declining-balance
depreciation method.
c. Compute the depreciation expense for 2016 for Flip’s truck assuming the truck
has an expected life of 200,000 miles and during 2016 the truck was driven
24,540 miles. Round your depreciation expense per mile to three decimal places.

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Question 5: 7% points:
Flip Company has a January 15 mid-month gross salaries expense of $25,000. All is
subject to FICA Social Security (6.2%), FICA Medicare (1.45%), state income tax (5%)
and federal income tax (15%) withholdings. Additionally, all is subject to employer taxes
to include FUTA (0.8%) and SUTA (5.4%) taxes. (Round all calculations to the nearest
penny.)
Required:
a. Prepare the general journal entry to record the employer's payroll liability.
b. Prepare the general journal entry to record the employer's payroll tax liability.
c. Prepare the general journal entry to liquidate the liabilities accrued in parts (a)
and (b) on January 22.
Question 6: 4% points:
Flip Company at the end of the fiscal 2014 year has the following information: Credit
Sales, $2,500,000 Sales Returns & Allowances $25,000 Accounts Receivable $200,000
and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts with a debit o $1,500.
Required:
a. Prepare the general journal entry to record the end of the year adjusting entry if
Flip uses 0.5% of Net Credit Sales as the basis for determining Bad Debt Expense.
b. Prepare the general journal entry to record the end of the year adjusting entry if
Flip uses 5% of Accounts Receivable as the basis for determining Bad Debt Expense.
Multiple choice questions allocated 1% point each. Make your selection by
recording the letter in the answer box provided.
Question 7: When the stockholders invest cash in the business, what is the effect?
a Liabilities increase and stockholders’ equity increases
b Both assets and liabilities increase
c Both assets and stockholders’ equity increase
d None of the above
Question 8: The ending balance in retained earnings is shown in the:
a. Income statement
b. Statement of retained earnings
c. Balance sheet
d. Both (b) and (c)
e. Both (a) and (c)
f. (a), (b) and (c)

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Question 9: A cash dividend of $500 was declared and paid to stockholders. The correct
journal entry to record the declaration is:
a. DR Capital stock 500 and CR Cash 500
b. DR Cash 500 and CR Dividends 500
c. DR Dividends 500 and CR Cash 500
d. DR Cash 500 and CR Capital stock 500
Question 10: If $3,000 has been earned by a company’s workers since the last payday in
an accounting period, the necessary adjusting entry would be:
a. Debit an expense and credit a liability.
b. Debit an expense and credit an asset.
c. Debit a liability and credit an asset.
d. Debit a liability and credit an expense.
Question 11: The accrual basis of accounting:
a. Recognizes revenues only when cash is received
b. Is used by almost all companies
c. Recognizes expenses only when cash is paid out
d. Recognizes revenues when sales are made or services are performed and
recognizes expenses only when cash is paid out.
Question 12: The need for adjusting entries is based on:
a. The matching principle
b. Source documents
c. The cash basis of accounting
d. Activity that has already been recorded in the proper accounts.
Question 13: Which of the following statements is false regarding the closing process?
a. The Dividends account is closed to Income Summary.
b. The closing of expense accounts results in a debit to Income Summary.
c. The closing of revenues results in a credit to Income Summary.
d. The Income Summary account is closed to the Retained Earnings account.
Question 14: Which of the following statements is true regarding the classified balance
sheet?
a. Current assets include cash, accounts receivable, and equipment.
b. Plant, property, and equipment is one category of long-term assets.
c. Current liabilities include accounts payable, salaries payable, and notes
receivable.
d. Stockholders' equity is subdivided into current and long-term categories.

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Question 15: The underlying assumptions of accounting includes all the following
except:
a. Business entity
b. Going concern
c. Matching
d. Money measurement and periodicity
Question 16: Frick Company began the accounting period with $60,000 of merchandise,
and net cost of purchases was $240,000. A physical inventory showed $72,000 of
merchandise unsold at the end of the period. The cost of goods sold of Frick Company
for the period is:
a. $300,000
b. $228,000
c. $252,000
d. $168,000
e. None of the above
Question 17: A classified income statement consists of all of the following major
sections except for:
a. Operating revenues
b. Cost of goods sold
c. Operating expenses
d. Non-operating revenues and expenses
e. Current assets
Question 18: A business purchased merchandise for $12,000 on account; terms are 2/10,
n/30. If $2,000 of the merchandise was returned and the remaining amount due was paid
within the discount period, the purchase discount would be:
a. $240
b. $200
c. $1,200
d. $1,000
e. $3,600
Question 19: Frick Company began the accounting period with inventory of 3,000 units
at $30 each. During the period, the company purchased an additional 5,000 units at $36
each and sold 4,600 units. Assume the use of periodic inventory procedure. The cost of
ending inventory using weighted-average is:
a. $114,750
b. $157,600
c. $122,400
d. $109,650
e. None of the above
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Question 20: Frick Company began the accounting period with inventory of 3,000 units
at $30 each. During the period, the company purchased an additional 5,000 units at $36
each and sold 4,600 units. Assume the use of periodic inventory procedure. The cost of
goods sold using weighted-average is:
a. $147,200
b. $160,350
c. $155,250
d. $114,000
e. None of the above
Question 21: During a period of rising prices, which inventory method might be
expected to give the highest net income?
a. Weighted-average
b. FIFO
c. LIFO
d. Specific identification
e. Cannot determine
Question 22: The following information: related to the bank reconciliation of the Flip
Company:
Balance per bank statement
$1,951.20
Balance per ledger
1,869.60
Deposits in transit

271.20

Outstanding checks

427.80

NSF check
Service charges
The adjusted/correct cash balance is:
a. $1,794.60
b. $1,719.60
c. $1,638.00
d. $1,713.00
e. $1,876.20

61.20
13.80

Question 23: In a bank reconciliation, deposits in transit should be:
a. Deducted from the balance per books
b. Deducted from the balance per bank statement
c. Added to the balance per ledger
d. Added to the balance per bank statement
e. Disregarded in the bank reconciliation
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Question 24: After the bank reconciliation is prepared, the entry to record bank service
charges would have a credit to:
a. Bank Service Charge Expense
b. Cash
c. Petty Cash
d. Cash Short and Over
e. None of the above
Question 25: Frick Company estimates uncollectible accounts using the percentage-ofreceivables method and expects that 5 percent of outstanding receivables will be
uncollectible for 2010. The balance in Accounts Receivable is $200,000, and the
allowance account has a $3,000 credit balance before adjustment at year-end. The
uncollectible accounts expense for 2010 will be:
a $7,000
b. $10,000
c. $13,000
d. $9,850
e. None of the above
Question 26: Frick Company issued its own $10,000, 90-day, non interest-bearing note
to a bank. If the note is discounted at 10 percent, the proceeds to Frick are:
a. $10,000
b. $9,000
c. $9,750
d. $10,250
e. None of the above
Question 27: On 2010 July 1, Frick Company purchased equipment for $400,000, and
installation and testing costs totaled $40,000. The equipment has an estimated useful life
of 10 years and an estimated salvage value of $40,000. If Frick uses the double-decliningdepreciation method, the depreciation expense for 2010 is:
a. $88,000
b. $72,000
c. $36,000
d. $44,000
e. $40,000
Question 28: The result of recording a capital expenditure as a revenue expenditure is an:
a. Overstatement of current year's expense
b. Understatement of current year's expense
c. Understatement of subsequent year's net income
d. Overstatement of current year's net income
e. None of the above
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Question 29: A truck costing $45,000 and having an estimated salvage value of $4,500
and an original life of five years is exchanged for a new truck. The cash price of the new
truck is $57,000, and a trade-in allowance of $22,500 is received. The old truck has been
depreciated for three years using the straight-line method. The new truck would be
recorded at:
a. $55,200
b. $57,000
c. $34,500
d. $43,200
e. None of the above
Question 30: Which of the following is not an advantage of the corporate form of
organization?
a. Continuous existence of the entity
b. Limited liability of stockholders
c. Government regulation
d. Easy transfer of ownership
Question 31: Treasury stock should be shown on the balance sheet as a(n):
a. Reduction of the corporation's stockholders' equity
b. Current asset
c. Current liability
d. Investment asset

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