Question;Multiple Choice Question 49Which of the following is an advantage of corporations relative to partnerships and sole proprietorships? Harder to transfer ownership. Lower taxes. Most common form of organization. Reduced legal liability for investors. Multiple Choice Question 64The group of users of accounting information charged with achieving the goals of the business is its creditors. investors. managers. auditors. Multiple Choice Question 110 Which of the following financial statements is concerned with the company at a point in time? Balance sheet. Income statement. Retained Earnings statement. Statement of cash flows.Multiple Choice Question 112An income statement presents the revenues and expenses for a specific period of time. summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time. reports the assets, liabilities, and stockholders? equity at a specific date. reports the changes in assets, liabilities, and stockholders? equity over a period of time.Multiple Choice Question 118The most important information needed to determine if companies can pay their current obligations is the projected net income for next year. net income for this year. relationship between current assets and current liabilities. relationship between short-term and long-term liabilities.Multiple Choice Question 124A liquidity ratio measures the income or operating success of a company over a period of time. percentage of total financing provided by creditors. ability of a company to survive over a long period of time. short-term ability of a company to pay its maturing obligations and to meet unexpected needs for cash.Multiple Choice Question 165The convention of consistency refers to consistent use of accounting principles throughout the accounting periods. within industries. among accounting periods. among firms.Multiple Choice Question 90Horizontal analysis is also known as vertical analysis. trend analysis. common size analysis. linear analysisMultiple Choice Question 92Horizontal analysis is a technique for evaluating a series of financial statement data over a period of time that has been arranged from the highest number to the lowest number. to determine the amount and/or percentage increase or decrease that has taken place. to determine which items are in error. that has been arranged from the lowest number to the highest number. Multiple Choice Question 111Vertical analysis is a technique that expresses each item in a financial statement as a percent of the item in the previous year. in dollars and cents. as a percent of a base amount. starting with the highest value down to the lowest value.Multiple Choice Question 41Process costing is used when production is aimed at filling a specific customer order. costs are to be assigned to specific jobs. the production process is continuous. dissimilar products are involved. Multiple Choice Question 43An important feature of a job order cost system is that each job has its own distinguishing characteristics. must be similar to previous jobs completed. consists of one unit of output. must be completed before a new job is accepted.Multiple Choice Question 49In a process cost system, product costs are summarized: after each unit is produced. on production cost reports. when the products are sold. on job cost sheets. Multiple Choice Question 33An activity that has a direct cause-effect relationship with the resources consumed is a(n) cost pool. cost driver. overhead rate. product activity. Multiple Choice Question 40Activity-based costing accumulates overhead in one cost pool, then assigns the overhead to products and services by means of a cost driver. allocates overhead directly to products and services based on activity levels. assigns activity cost pools to products and services, then allocates overhead back to the activity cost pools. allocates overhead to multiple activity cost pools, and it then assigns the activity cost pools to products and services by means of cost drivers. Multiple Choice Question 40A cost which remains constant per unit at various levels of activity is a mixed cost. variable cost. fixed cost. manufacturing cost.Multiple Choice Question 105The break-even point is where total variable costs equal total fixed costs. total sales equal total variable costs. contribution margin equals total fixed costs. total sales equal total fixed costs.Multiple Choice Question 109Fixed costs are $600,000 and the contribution margin per unit is $150. What is the break-even point? 4,000 units $1,500,000 $4,000,000 1,500 unitsMultiple Choice Question 94When a company assigns the costs of direct materials, direct labor, and both variable and fixed manufacturing overhead to products, that company is using product costing. operations costing. absorption costing. variable costing.Multiple Choice Question 122If a division manager's compensation is based upon the division's net income, the manager may decide to meet the net income targets by increasing production when using absorption costing, in order to increase net income. variable costing, in order to decrease net income. absorption costing, in order to decrease net income. variable costing, in order to increase net income. Multiple Choice Question 50An unrealistic budget is more likely to result when it has been developed by all levels of management. is developed with performance appraisal usages in mind. has been developed in a top down fashion. has been developed in a bottom up fashion. Multiple Choice Question 39A major element in budgetary control is the comparison of actual results with planned objectives. the valuation of inventories. approval of the budget by the stockholders. the preparation of long-term plans.Multiple Choice Question 43The purpose of the sales budget report is to control sales commissions. control selling expenses. determine whether sales goals are being met. determine whether income objectives are being met. Multiple Choice Question 89The accumulation of accounting data on the basis of the individual manager who has the authority to make day-to-day decisions about activities in an area is called static reporting. master budgeting. flexible accounting. responsibility accounting Multiple Choice Question 142Variance reports are (a) external financial reports. (b) SEC financial reports. (c) internal reports for management. (d) all of these.Multiple Choice Question 40Internal reports that review the actual impact of decisions are prepared by factory workers. the controller. management accountants. department heads. Multiple Choice Question 42The process of evaluating financial data that change under alternative courses of action is called cost-benefit analysis. double entry analysis. contribution margin analysis. incremental analysis.Multiple Choice Question 54Seasons Manufacturing manufactures a product with a unit variable cost of $100 and a unit sales price of $176. Fixed manufacturing costs were $480,000 when 10,000 units were produced and sold. The company has a one-time opportunity to sell an additional 1,000 units at $140 each in a foreign market which would not affect its present sales. If the company has sufficient capacity to produce the additional units, acceptance of the special order would affect net income as follows: Income would decrease by $8,000. Income would increase by $8,000. Income would increase by $140,000. Income would increase by $40,000.Multiple Choice Question 70Carter, Inc. can make 100 units of a necessary component part with the following costs:Direct Materials $120,000Direct Labor 20,000Variable Overhead 60,000Fixed Overhead 40,000If Carter can purchase the component externally for $220,000 and only $10,000 of the fixed costs can be avoided, what is the correct make-or-buy decision? Buy and save $10,000 Make and save $30,000 Make and save $10,000 Buy and save $30,000Multiple Choice Question 84A company has a process that results in 15,000 pounds of Product A that can be sold for $16 per pound. An alternative would be to process Product A further at a cost of $200,000 and then sell it for $28 per pound. Should management sell Product A now or should Product A be processed further and then sold? What is the effect of the action? Sell now, the company will be better off by $200,000. Process further, the company will be better off by $180,000. Sell now, the company will be better off by $20,000. Process further, the company will be better off by $20,000.
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