# Contribution margin can be defined as: the amount of sales revenue necessary to cover - 19260

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 1. Contribution margin can be defined as: (Points : 2)       the amount of sales revenue necessary to cover variable expenses.      sales revenue minus fixed expenses.      the amount of sales revenue necessary to cover fixed and variable expenses.      sales revenue minus variable expenses.

 2. If a company is operating at the break-even point: (Points : 2)       its contribution margin will be equal to its variable expenses.      its margin of safety will be equal to zero.      its fixed expenses will be equal to its variable expenses.      its selling price will be equal to its variable expense per unit.

 3. Break-even analysis assumes that: (Points : 2)       Total revenue is constant.      Unit variable expense is constant.      Unit fixed expense is constant.      Selling prices must fall in order to generate more revenue.

 4. A company makes a single product that it sells for \$16 per unit. Fixed costs are \$76,800 per month and the product has a contribution margin ratio of 40%. If the company's actual sales are \$224,000, its margin of safety is: (Points : 2)       \$32,000      \$96,000      \$128,000      \$192,000

 5. Sorin Inc., a company that produces and sells a single product, has provided its contribution format income statement for January.  If the company sells 4,600 units, its total contribution margin should be closest to: (Points : 2)       \$54,600      \$59,800      \$69,400      \$13,362

 6. Rovinsky Corporation, a company that produces and sells a single product, has provided its contribution format income statement for November.  If the company sells 5,300 units, its net operating income should be closest to: (Points : 2)       \$24,600      \$2,200      \$22,874      \$15,400

 7. Holt Company's variable expenses are 70% of sales. At a \$300,000 sales level, the degree of operating leverage is 10. If sales increase by \$60,000, the degree of operating leverage will be: (Points : 2)       12      10      6      4

 8. Gayne Corporation's contribution margin ratio is 12% and its fixed monthly expenses are \$84,000. If the company's sales for a month are \$738,000, what is the best estimate of the company's net operating income? Assume that the fixed monthly expenses do not change.(Points : 2)       \$565,440      \$654,000      \$88,560      \$4,560

 9. Borich Corporation produces and sells a single product. Data concerning that product appear below:  The break-even in monthly unit sales is closest to: (Points : 2)       2,055      4,030      4,194      3,426

 10. Data concerning Follick Corporation's single product appear below:  The break-even in monthly dollar sales is closest to: (Points : 2)       \$1,148,400      \$638,851      \$321,552      \$446,600

 11. Hettrick International Corporation's only product sells for \$120.00 per unit and its variable expense is \$52.80. The company's monthly fixed expense is \$396,480 per month. The unit sales to attain the company's monthly target profit of \$13,000 is closest to: (Points : 2)       7,755      6,093      5,753      3,412

 12. The costing method that treats all fixed costs as period costs is: (Points : 2)       absorption costing.      job-order costing.      variable costing.      process costing.

 13. Under the variable costing method, which of the following is always expensed in its entirety in the period in which it is incurred? (Points : 2)       fixed manufacturing overhead cost      fixed selling and administrative expense      variable selling and administrative expense      All of these

 15. Net operating income under absorption costing may differ from net operating income determined under variable costing. How is this difference calculated? (Points : 2)       change in the quantity of units in inventory times the fixed manufacturing overhead rate per unit.      number of units produced during the period times the fixed manufacturing overhead rate per unit.      change in the quantity of units in inventory times the variable manufacturing cost per unit.      number of units produced during the period times the variable manufacturing cost per unit.

 16. Shun Corporation manufactures and sells a handheld calculator. The following information relates to Shun's operations for last year:  What is Shun's unit product cost under absorption costing for last year? (Points : 2)       \$4.10      \$4.55      \$5.85      \$6.30

 17. A manufacturing company that produces a single product has provided the following data concerning its most recent month of operations:  What is the total period cost for the month under the variable costing approach? (Points : 2)       \$138,600      \$134,400      \$46,200      \$184,800

 18. Pungent Corporation manufactures and sells a spice rack. Shown below are the actual operating results for the first two years of operations:  Pungent's cost structure and selling price were the same for both years. What is Pungent's variable costing net operating income for Year 2? (Points : 2)       \$48,000      \$50,000      \$54,000      \$56,000

 19. The following data pertain to last year's operations at Clarkson, Incorporated, a company that produces a single product:  What was the absorption costing net operating income last year? (Points : 2)       \$44,000      \$48,000      \$50,000      \$49,000

 20. Beamish Inc., which produces a single product, has provided the following data for its most recent month of operations:  There were no beginning or ending inventories. The unit product cost under absorption costing was: (Points : 2)       \$93      \$97      \$136      \$194

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