# Accounting questions

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

Circle the preferred choice.

1. (3 points) Cost of goods
manufactured equals \$30,000 for 2013. Finished goods inventory is

\$1,000 at the beginning of the year
and \$3,500 at the end of the year. Total manufacturing overhead is \$5,500. The
cost of goods sold for the year is:

(a) \$22,500

(b) \$30,500

(c) \$27,500

(d) \$28,500

\$30,000 cost

2. (4 points) Patrick and John are
partners in a firm. The partnership deed provides that interest on

drawings will be charged 8% p.a.
During the year ended 31-12-2013 Patrick withdrew \$35,000 at

the beginning of the every month and
John withdrew \$35,000 at the end of each month. The

interests on the partner’s drawings
are:

(a) \$18,200 (Patrick) and \$15,400
(John)

(b) \$15,400 (Patrick) and \$18,200
(John)

(c) \$16,800 (Patrick) and \$16,800
(John)

(d) \$17,200 (Patrick) and \$16,400
(John)

3. (3 points) The city council passes
its annual budget for all General Fund activities. Revenues

are expected to be \$2,000,000 and
approved expenditures are \$1,800,000. These budgetary

amounts are recorded through a
journal entry at the beginning of the year (an entry that is

removed at the end of the year). In
recording this budget, an estimated revenue account, is

debited for:

(a) \$800,000

(b) \$1,000,000

(c) \$1,800,000

(d) \$2,000,000

4. (4 points) The vending machine
contains only items that are subject to a sales tax of 9%. For a

recent month the vending machine
receipts were \$397.85 which includes the amounts received for

sales of product and for the sales
tax on these products. The 9% of sales tax on the true sales is:

(a) \$30.85

(b) \$32.85

(c) \$42.85

(d) \$44.85

5. (4 points) Multinational companies
need to report about corporate social responsibility. That is,

for a model set of reporting about
social accounting and social audit, the company should create

social report on equal opportunities
with implementation of aspect covered which includes one of

the follows:

(a) objective of social encouragement

(b) minimizing resources cost

(c) people`s reaction

(d) accounting standards, rules and
regulations

SECTION B

6. (9 points) From the following
balance sheet of Portal and Orchid, calculate opening capital and

interest on capitals 12% p.a. payable
to Portal and Orchid for the year ended 31st December,

2013 given that during the year 2013
the Portal’s drawings were \$12,000 and Orchid`s drawings

were \$7,000. Profit during the year,
2013 was \$50,000.

Liabilities Amount Assets Amount

Portal’s Capital 70,000 Sundry Assets
153,000

Orchid’s capital 60,000 Drawings
(Portal) 12,000

P & L appropriation A/c (2003)
35,000

165,000 165,000

7. (8 points) Assume a large
organization in New York turned to a forensic team to assist in the

assessment of a large
misappropriation of cash receipts from the organization over an eighteenth

month period. The forensic team