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DeVry Chicago ACCT 434 Week 4 Midterm Exam 2014




Question;Grading SummaryThese are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: Time Spent: Points Received: 150 / 150 (100%)Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct:Multiple Choice 10 10Essay 4 N/A 1. Question: (TCO1) ABC systems create Student Answer: one large cost pool. homogenous activity-related cost pools. activity-cost pools with a broad focus. activity-cost pools containing many direct costs. 2. Question: (TCO 1) Merriamn Company provides the following ABC costing information:Activities Total Costs Activity-cost driversAccount inquiry hours $400,000 10,000 hoursAccount billing lines $280,000 4,000,000 linesAccount verification accounts $150,000 40,000 accountsCorrespondence letters $ 50,000 4,000 lettersTotal costs $880,000 The above activities are used by Department A and B as follows: Department A Department BAccount inquiry hours 2,000 hours 4,000 hoursAccount billing lines 400,000 lines 200,000 linesAccount verification accounts 10,000 accounts 8,000 accountsCorrespondence letters 1,000 letters 1,600 lettersHow much of the account billing cost will be assigned to Department B? Student Answer: $80,000 $14,000 $28,000 $280,000 3. Question: (TCO 2) A master budget Student Answer: includes only financial aspects of a plan and excludes nonfinancial aspects. includes broad expectations and visionary results. is an aid to coordinating what needs to be done to implement a plan. should not be altered after it has been agreed upon. 4. Question: (TCO 2) Dalyrymple Company produces a special spray nozzle. The budgeted indirect total cost of inserting the spray nozzle is $80,000. The budgeted number of nozzles to be inserted is 40,000. What is the budgeted indirect cost allocation rate for this activity? Student Answer: $.50 $1.00 $1.50 $2.00 5. Question: (TCO 3) Which cost estimation method analyzes accounts in the subsidiary ledger as variable, fixed, or mixed using qualitative methods? Student Answer: Quantitative analysis Industrial engineering Account analysis Conference 6. Question: (TCO 4) In evaluating different alternatives, it is useful to concentrate on Student Answer: variable costs. fixed costs. total costs. relevant costs. 7. Question: (TCO 5) The theory of constraints is used for cost analysis when Student Answer: a manufacturing company produces multiple products and uses multiple manufacturing facilities and/or machines. using a long-term time horizon. operating costs are assumed fixed. All of the above 8. Question: (TCO 5) Schmidt Corporation produces a part that is used in the manufacture of one of its products. The costs associated with the production of 10,000 units of this part are as follows:Direct materials $45,000Direct labor 65,000Variable factory overhead 30,000Fixed factory overhead 70,000Total costs $210,000Of the fixed factory overhead costs, $30,000 is avoidable.Phil Company has offered to sell 10,000 units of the same part to Schmidt Corporation for $18 per unit. Assuming there is no other use for the facilities, Schmidt should Student Answer: make the part, as this would save $3 per unit. buy the part, as this would save $3 per unit. buy the part, as this would save the company $30,000. make the part, as this would save $1 per unit. 9. Question: (TCO 3) The cost function y = 100 + 10X Student Answer: has a slope coefficient of 100. is a nonlinear. has an intercept of 100. represents a fixed cost. 10. Question: (TCO 4) Sunk costs Student Answer: are relevant. are differential. are ignored when evaluating alternatives. have future implications. 4. Question: (TCO 5) Kirkland Company manufactures a part for use in its production of hats. When 10,000 items are produced, the costs per unit are: Direct materials $0.60 Direct manufacturing labor 3.00 Variable manufacturing overhead 1.20 Fixed manufacturing overhead 1.60 Total $6.40Mike Company has offered to sell to Kirkland Company 10,000 units of the part for $6.00 per unit. The plant facilities could be used to manufacture another item at a savings of $9,000 if Kirkland accepts the offer. In addition, $1.00 per unit of fixed manufacturing overhead on the original item would be eliminated.a. What is the relevant per unit cost for the original part?b. Which alternative is best for Kirkland Company? By how much?


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