ACCT 504 - Final Exam - A+ solution - 38649

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(TCO A) Which one of the following is an advantage of corporations relative to partnerships and sole proprietorships? (Points : 5)

       Reduced legal liability for investors
Harder to transfer ownership
Lower taxes
Most common form of organization

Question 2. 2. (TCO A) When a corporation distributes a dividend, _____. (Points : 5)

       the most common form of distribution is a cash dividend
the Dividends account will be increased with a credit
the Retained Earnings account will be directly increased with a debit
the Dividends account will be decreased with a debit

Question 3. 3. (TCOs A, B) Below is a partial list of account balances for Cerner Company:
Cash                           $5,000
Prepaid insurance             500
Accounts receivable       2,500
Accounts payable          2,000
Notes payable               3,000
Common stock              1,000
Dividends                         500
Revenues                    15,000
Expenses                    12,500

What did Cerner Company show as total credits?
(Points : 5)


Question 4. 4. (TCOs B, E) Under the accrual basis of accounting, _____. (Points : 5)

       cash must be received before revenue is recognized
net income is calculated by matching cash outflows against cash inflows
events that change a company's financial statements are recognized in the period they occur rather than in the period in which cash is paid or received
the ledger accounts must be adjusted to reflect a cash basis of accounting before financial statements are prepared under generally accepted accounting principles

Question 5. 5. (TCO D) Three companies report the same cost of goods available for sale, but each employs a different inventory costing method. If the price of goods has increased during the period, then the company using _____. (Points : 5)

       LIFO will have the highest ending inventory
FIFO will have the highest cost of goods sold
All three companies will have the same value for ending inventory.
average cost will have an ending inventory value that falls between FIFO and LIFO


Question 6. 6. (TCO A, E) Equipment was purchased for $17,000 on January 1, 2006. Freight charges amounted to $700 and there was a cost of $2,000 for building a foundation and installing the equipment. It is estimated that the equipment will have a $3,000 salvage value at the end of its 5-year useful life. What is the amount of accumulated depreciation at December 31, 2007, if the straight-line method of depreciation is used? (Points : 5)



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