accounting final- chapter one

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A local retail shop has been operating as a sole proprietorship. The business is growing and now the owner wants to incorporate. Which of the following is not a reason for this owner to incorporate?
a. ability to raise capital for expansion
b. desire to limit the owner's personal liability
c. the prestige of operating as a corporation
d. the ease in transferring shares of the corporation's stock

c

external users of acc. info, like the Internal Rev. Service, are most commonly known as?

taxing authorities

Which of the following are internal reports that accounting provides to internal users?
a. Forecasts of cash needs for next year.
b. Financial comparisons of operating activity alternative.
c. Both a and b are internal reports.
d. Neither a or b is an internal report.

c- both A and B are internal reports

Which of the following is the best definition of an internal user of accounting information?
a. Investors who use accounting information to decide whether to buy or sell stock.
b. Creditors like banks that use accounting information to evaluate the risk of lending money.
c. Labor unions who use accounting information to examine the ability of the company to pay increased wages and benefits.
d. Managers who use accounting information to plan, organize, and run a business.

D

External users of accounting information, like the Internal Revenue Service, are most commonly known as:
a. taxing authorities
b. labor unions
c. customers
d. regulatory agencies

A- taxing authority

Which of the following statements is not true regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002?
a. The Act calls for increased oversight responsibilities for boards of directors.
b. The Act has resulted in increased penalties for financial fraud by top management.
c. The Act calls for decreased independence of outside auditors reviewing corporate financial statements.
d. The Act is meant to decrease the likelihood of unethical corporate behavior.

C

Which of the following is not a step for solving an ethical dilemma?
a. Identifying the alternatives and weighing the impact of each alternative on various stakeholders.
b. Certifying the ethical accuracy of the financial information.
c. Identifying and analyzing the principal elements in the situation.
d. Recognizing the ethical situation and issues involved.

B

Which of the following is the most appropriate and modern definition of accounting?
a. The information system that identifies, records, and communicates the economic events of an organization to interested users
b. A means of collecting information
c. The interconnected network of subsystems necessary to operate a business
d. Electronic collection, organization, and communication of vast amounts of information.

A

Which of the following would not be considered an internal user of accounting data for the Xanadu Company?
a. President of the company
b. Production manager
c. Merchandise inventory clerk
d. President of the employees' labor union

D

Which of the following groups uses accounting information primarily to insure the entity is operating within prescribed rules?
a. Taxing authorities
b. Regulatory agencies
c. Labor Unions
d. Management

B

The group of users of accounting information charged with achieving the goals of the business is its
a. auditors.
b. investors.
c. managers.
d. creditors.

C

Which of the following groups uses accounting information to determine whether the company can pay its obligations?
a. Investors in common stock
b. Marketing managers
c. Creditors
d. Chief Financial Officer

C

Which of the following groups uses accounting information to determine whether the company's net income will result in a stock price increase?
a. Investors in common stock
b. Marketing managers
c. Creditors
d. Chief Financial Officer

A

Which of the following groups uses accounting information to determine whether a marketing proposal will be cost effective?
a. Investors in common stock
b. Marketing managers
c. Creditors
d. Chief Financial Officer

B

Which of the following would not be considered an external user of accounting data for the Julian Company?
a. Internal Revenue Service Agent
b. Management
c. Creditors
d. Customers

B

Which of the following would not be considered an internal user of accounting data for a company?
a. The president of a company
b. The controller of a company
c. Creditor of a company
d. Salesperson of a company

C

Which of the following is a primary user of accounting information with a direct financial interest in the business?
a. Taxing authority
b. Creditor
c. Regulatory agency
d. Labor union

B

Which of the following is a user of accounting information with an indirect financial interest in a business?
a. A financial adviser
b. Management
c. Investor
d. Creditor

A

Which type of corporate information is readily available to investors?
a. financial comparison of operating alternatives
b. marketing strategies for a product that will be introduced in eighteen months
c. forecasts of cash needs for the upcoming year
d. amount of net income retained in the business

D

Which of the following statements concerning users of accounting information is incorrect?
a. Management is considered an internal user.
b. Present creditors are considered external users.
c. Regulatory authorities are considered internal users.
d. Taxing authorities are considered external users.

C

External users want answers to all of the following questions except
a. Is the company earning satisfactory income?
b. Will the company be able to pay its debts as they come due?
c. Will the company be able to afford employee pay raises this year?
d. How does the company compare in profitability with competitors?

C

Which type of corporate information is not available to investors?
a. dividend history
b. forecast of cash needs for the upcoming year
c. cash provided by investing activities
d. beginning cash balance

B

The liability created by a business when it purchases coffee beans and coffee cups on credit from suppliers is termed a(n)
a. account payable.
b. account receivable.
c. revenue.
d. expense.

A

The right to receive money in the future is called a(n)
a. account payable.
b. account receivable.
c. liability.
d. revenue.

B

Which of the following is not a principal type of business activity?
a. Operating
b. Investing
c. Financing
d. Delivering

D

Borrowing money is an example of a(n)
a. delivering activity.
b. financing activity.
c. investing activity.
d. operating activity.

B

Issuing shares of stock in exchange for cash is an example of a(n)
a. delivering activity.
b. investing activity.
c. financing activity.
d. operating activity

C

Debt securities sold to investors that must be repaid at a particular date some years in the future are called
a. accounts payable.
b. notes receivable.
c. taxes payable.
d. bonds payable

D

Which of the following activities involves collecting the necessary funds to support the business?
a. Operating
b. Investing
c. Financing
d. Delivering

C

Buying assets needed to operate a business is an example of a(n)
a. delivering activity.
b. financing activity.
c. investing activity.
d. operating activity.

C

Which activities involve acquiring the resources to run the business?
a. Delivering
b. Financing
c. Investing
d. Operating

C

Which activities involve putting the resources of the business into action to generate a profit?
a. Delivering
b. Financing
c. Investing
d. Operating

D

The statement of cash flows would disclose the payment of a dividend
a. nowhere on the statement.
b. in the operating activities section.
c. in the investing activities section.
d. in the financing activities section.

D

Buying and selling products are examples of
a. operating activities.
b. investing activities.
c. financing activities.
d. delivering activities.

A

The common characteristic possessed by all assets is
a. long life.
b. great monetary value.
c. tangible nature.
d. future economic benefit

D

Expenses are incurred
a. only on rare occasions.
b. to produce assets.
c. to produce liabilities.
d. to generate revenues.

D

The cost of assets consumed or services used is also known as
a. a revenue.
b. an expense.
c. a liability.
d. an asset.

B

Resources owned by a business are referred to as
a. stockholders' equity.
b. liabilities.
c. assets.
d. revenues.

C

The best definition of assets is the
a. cash owned by the company.
b. collections of resources belonging to the company and the claims on these resources.
c. Owners' investment in the business.
d. resources belonging to a company have future benefit to the company.

D

Debt and obligations of a business are referred to as
a. assets.
b. equities.
c. liabilities.
d. expenses.

C

Jackson Company recorded the following cash transactions for the year:
Paid $135,000 for salaries.
Paid $60,000 to purchase office equipment.
Paid $15,000 for utilities.
Paid $6,000 in dividends.
Collected $225,000 from customers.
What was Jackson's net cash provided by operating activities?
a. $75,000
b. $15,000
c. $90,000
d. $69,000

A

Gibson Company recorded the following cash transactions for the year:
Paid $180,000 for salaries.
Paid $80,000 to purchase office equipment.
Paid $20,000 for utilities.
Paid $8,000 in dividends.
Collected $300,000 from customers.
What was Gibson's net cash provided by operating activities?
a. $100,000
b. $20,000
c. $120,000
d. $92,000

A

Which of the following is an asset?
a. Mortgage Payable
b. Investments
c. Common stock
d. Retained earnings

B

Which of the following is not a liability?
a. Unearned Service Revenue
b. Accounts Payable
c. Accounts Receivable
d. Interest Payable

C

Which of the following financial statements is divided into major categories of operating, investing, and financing activities?
a. The income statement.
b. The balance sheet.
c. The retained earnings statement.
d. The statement of cash flows.

D

The retained earnings statement shows all of the following except:
a. The amounts of changes in retained earnings during the period.
b. The causes of changes in retained earnings during the period.
c. The time period following the one shown for the income statement.
d. Beginning retained earnings on the first line of the statement.

C

Ending retained earnings for a period is equal to:
a. Beginning retained earnings + Net income + Dividends
b. Beginning retained earnings - Net income - Dividends
c. Beginning retained earnings + Net income - Dividends
d. Beginning retained earnings - Net income + Dividends

C

Which of the following statements is true?
a. Amounts received from issuing stock are revenues.
b. Amounts paid out as dividends are not expenses.
c. Amounts paid out as dividends are reported on the income statement.
d. Amounts received from issued stock are reported on the income statement.

B

Dividends are reported on the
a. income statement.
b. retained earnings statement.
c. balance sheet.
d. income statement and balance sheet

B

Dividends paid
a. increase assets.
b. increase expenses.
c. decrease revenues.
d. decrease retained earnings

D

The financial statement that summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time is the
a. balance sheet.
b. income statement.
c. statement of cash flows.
d. retained earnings statement.

D

To show how successfully your business performed during a period of time, you would report its revenues and expense in the
a. balance sheet.
b. income statement.
c. statement of cash flows.
d. retained earnings statement.

B

Net income results when
a. Assets > Liabilities.
b. Revenues = Expenses.
c. Revenues > Expenses.
d. Revenues < Expenses.

C

Net income will result during a time period when:
a. assets exceed liabilities.
b. assets exceed revenues.
c. expenses exceed revenues.
d. revenues exceed expenses.

D

Retained earnings at the end of the period is equal to
a. retained earnings at the beginning of the period plus net income minus liabilities.
b. retained earnings at the beginning of the period plus net income minus dividends.
c. net income.
d. assets plus liabilities

B

Which of the following financial statements is concerned with the company at a point in time?
a. Balance sheet.
b. Income statement.
c. Retained Earnings statement.
d. Statement of cash flows.

A

The company's policy toward dividends and growth could best be determined by examining the
a. Balance sheet.
b. Income statement.
c. Retained earnings statement.
d. Statement of cash flows.

C

An income statement
a. summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time.
b. reports the changes in assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity over a period of time.
c. reports the assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity at a specific date.
d. presents the revenues and expenses for a specific period of time.

D

If the retained earnings account increases from the beginning of the year to the end of the year, then
a. net income is less than dividends.
b. a net loss is less than dividends.
c. additional investments are less than net losses.
d. net income is greater than dividends.

D

The retained earnings statement would not show
a. the retained earnings beginning balance.
b. revenues and expenses.
c. dividends.
d. the ending retained earning balance.

B

If the retained earnings account decreases from the beginning of the year to the end of the year, then
a. net income is less than dividends.
b. there was a net income and no dividends.
c. additional investments are less than net losses.
d. net income is greater than dividends.

A

Which financial statement is prepared first?
a. Balance sheet
b. Income statement
c. Retained earnings statement
d. Statement of cash flows

B

An income statement shows
a. revenues, liabilities, and stockholders' equity.
b. expenses, dividends, and stockholders' equity.
c. revenues, expenses, and net income.
d. assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity.

C

In a study session, a classmate makes this statement "Dividends are listed as expenses on the income statement." What is your best response to this statement?
a. I've been struggling with that concept and I feel that dividends should be shown on the balance sheet as assets.
b. You are right. Revenues and expenses are shown on the income statement. Dividends are a cost of generating revenues and that makes them an expense. Why else would a corporation pay dividends?
c. Dividends represent a portion of corporate profits that are paid to the shareholders. They belong on the retained earnings statement.
d. Dividends are deducted from retained earnings on the balance sheet.

C

Henson Company began the year with retained earnings of $350,000. During the year, the company recorded revenues of $500,000, expenses of $380,000, and paid dividends of $40,000. What was Henson's retained earnings at the end of the year?
a. $510,000
b. $430,000
c. $810,000
d. $470,000

B

Pinson Company began the year with retained earnings of $550,000. During the year, the company recorded revenues of $600,000, expenses of $380,000, and paid dividends of $140,000. What was Pinson's retained earnings at the end of the year?
a. $910,000
b. $630,000
c. $1,010,000
d. $480,000

B

Finney Company began the year by issuing $20,000 of common stock for cash. The company recorded revenues of $185,000, expenses of $160,000, and paid dividends of $10,000. What was Finney's net income for the year?
a. $15,000
b. $35,000
c. $25,000
d. $45,000

C

Lankston Company began the year by issuing $60,000 of common stock for cash. The company recorded revenues of $550,000, expenses of $480,000, and paid dividends of $30,000. What was Lankston's net income for the year?
a. $40,000
b. $100,000
c. $70,000
d. $130,000

C

Gilkey Corporation began the year with retained earnings of $155,000. During the year, the company issued $210,000 of common stock, recorded expenses of $600,000, and paid dividends of $40,000. If Gilkey's ending retained earnings was $165,000, what was the company's revenue for the year?
a. $610,000
b. $650,000
c. $820,000
d. $860,000

B

Kilmer Corporation began the year with retained earnings of $310,000. During the year, the company issued $420,000 of common stock, recorded expenses of $1,200,000, and paid dividends of $80,000. If Kilmer's ending retained earnings was $330,000, what was the company's revenue for the year?
a. $1,220,000
b. $1,300,000
c. $1,640,000
d. $1,720,000

B

A balance sheet shows
a. revenues, liabilities, and stockholders' equity.
b. expenses, dividends, and stockholders' equity.
c. revenues, expenses, and dividends.
d. assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity.

D

The accounting equation may be expressed as:
a. Assets = Stockholders' Equity - Liabilities.
b. Assets = Liabilities + Stockholders' Equity.
c. Assets + Liabilities = Stockholders' Equity.
d. Assets + Stockholders' Equity = Liabilities.

B

Which of the following is not a satisfactory statement of the accounting equation?
a. Assets = Stockholders' Equity - Liabilities.
b. Assets = Liabilities + Stockholders' Equity.
c. Assets - Liabilities = Stockholders' Equity.
d. Assets - Stockholders' Equity = Liabilities.

A

Jimmy's Repair Shop started the year with total assets of $150,000 and total liabilities of $120,000. During the year the business recorded $315,000 in revenues, $165,000 in expenses, and dividends of $30,000. Stockholders' equity at the end of the year was
a. $180,000.
b. $150,000.
c. $120,000.
d. $135,000.

B

Jimmy's Repair Shop started the year with total assets of $150,000 and total liabilities of $120,000. During the year the business recorded $315,000 in revenues, $165,000 in expenses, and dividends of $30,000. The net income reported by Jimmy's Repair Shop for the year was
a. $120,000.
b. $150,000.
c. $90,000.
d. $285,000.

B

Ashley's Accessory Shop started the year with total assets of $70,000 and total liabilities of $40,000. During the year the business recorded $110,000 in revenues, $55,000 in expenses, and dividends of $20,000. Stockholders' equity at the end of the year was
a. $60,000.
b. $55,000.
c. $65,000.
d. $35,000.

C

Ashley's Accessory Shop started the year with total assets of $70,000 and total liabilities of $40,000. During the year the business recorded $110,000 in revenues, $55,000 in expenses, and dividends of $20,000. The net income reported by Ashley's Accessory Shop for the year was
a. $40,000.
b. $50,000.
c. $65,000.
d. $55,000.

D

If total liabilities increased by $45,000 and stockholders' equity increased by $15,000 during a period of time, then total assets must change by what amount and direction during that same period?
a. $60,000 decrease
b. $60,000 increase
c. $75,000 increase
d. $90,000 increase

B

If total liabilities decreased by $45,000 and stockholders' equity increased by $15,000 during a period of time, then total assets must change by what amount and direction during that same period?
a. $60,000 increase
b. $30,000 decrease
c. $30,000 increase
d. $45,000 decrease

B

If total liabilities decreased by $25,000 and stockholders' equity increased by $5,000 during a period of time, then total assets must change by what amount and direction during that same period?
a. $20,000 decrease
b. $20,000 increase
c. $25,000 increase
d. $30,000 increase

A

If total liabilities decreased by $45,000 and stockholders' equity decreased by $15,000 during a period of time, then total assets must change by what amount and direction during that same period?
a. $60,000 increase
b. $30,000 decrease
c. $60,000 decrease
d. $30,000 decrease

C

If total liabilities increased by $42,000 during a period of time and stockholders' equity decreased by $18,000 during the same period, then the amount and direction (increase or decrease) of the period's change in total assets is a(n)
a. $42,000 increase.
b. $60,000 increase.
c. $24,000 decrease.
d. $24,000 increase.

D

The balance sheet
a. summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time.
b. reports the changes in assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity over a period of time.
c. reports the assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity at a specific date.
d. presents the revenues and expenses for a specific period of time.

C

The retained earnings statement
a. summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time.
b. reports the changes in assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity over a period of time.
c. reports the assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity at a specific date.
d. presents the revenues and expenses for a specific period of time.

A

Liabilities
a. are future economic benefits.
b. are debts and obligations.
c. possess service potential.
d. are things of value owned by a business.

B

Liabilities of a company are owed to
a. debtors.
b. owners.
c. creditors.
d. stockholders.

C

Stockholders' equity can be described as claims of
a. creditors on total assets.
b. owners on total assets.
c. customers on total assets.
d. debtors on total assets.

B

Payments to stockholders are called
a. expenses.
b. liabilities.
c. dividends.
d. distributions.

C

Common stock is reported on the
a. statement of cash flows.
b. retained earnings statement.
c. income statement.
d. balance sheet.

D

Stockholders' equity is comprised of
a. common stock and dividends.
b. common stock and retained earnings.
c. dividends and retained earnings.
d. net income and retained earnings.

B

Stockholders' equity
a. is usually equal to cash on hand.
b. is equal to liabilities and retained earnings.
c. includes retained earnings and common stock.
d. is shown on the income statement.

C

Retained earnings is
a. the stockholders' claim on total assets.
b. equal to cash.
c. equal to revenues.
d. the amount of net income kept in the corporation for future use.

D

Which financial statement would best indicate whether the company relies on debt or stockholders' equity to finance its assets?
a. Statement of Cash Flows
b. Retained Earnings Statement
c. Income Statement
d. Balance Sheet

D

The primary purpose of the statement of cash flows is to report
a. a company's investing transactions.
b. a company's financing transactions.
c. information about cash receipts and cash payments of a company.
d. the net increase or decrease in cash.

C

Claims of owners are called
a. dividends
b. stockholders' equity
c. liabilities
d. income payable

B

Which of the following is not a common way that managers use the balance sheet?
a. To analyze the balances of assets, liabilities, and stockholders' equity throughout the accounting period
b. To determine if the cash balance is sufficient for future needs
c. To analyze the balance between debt and common stock financing
d. To analyze the balance of accounts receivable on the last day of the accounting period

A

Why are financial statement users interested in the statement of cash flows?
a. It is the easiest financial statement to evaluate.
b. It provides information about an important company resource.
c. It is the first statement that is presented to users.
d. It helps users decide whether assets such as office equipment should be replaced.

B

Why should the income statement be prepared first?
a. The statement of cash flows should be prepared first because it determines the sources of cash. That information is then used in preparing the income statement.
b. Net income from the income statement flows into the retained earnings statement. The ending retained earnings balance then flows into the balance sheet.
c. The income statement does not have to be prepared first. Financial statements can be prepared in any order.
d. None of these statements is correct.

B

Elston Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $420,000
Common stock 90,000
Equipment 120,000
Expenses 375,000
Cash 105,000
Dividends 30,000
Supplies 15,000
Accounts payable 60,000
Accounts receivable 45,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 225,000

Elston's assets on December 31, 2012 are:
a. $705,000
b. $510,000
c. $240,000
d. $285,000

D

Elston Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $420,000
Common stock 90,000
Equipment 120,000
Expenses 375,000
Cash 105,000
Dividends 30,000
Supplies 15,000
Accounts payable 60,000
Accounts receivable 45,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 225,000

Elston's retained earnings on December 31, 2012 are:
a. $225,000
b. $270,000
c. $240,000
d. $ 15,000

C

Elston Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $420,000
Common stock 90,000
Equipment 120,000
Expenses 375,000
Cash 105,000
Dividends 30,000
Supplies 15,000
Accounts payable 60,000
Accounts receivable 45,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 225,000

Elston's stockholders' equity on December 31, 2012 is:
a. $315,000
b. $330,000
c. $240,000
d. $360,000

B

Benedict Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $280,000
Common stock 60,000
Equipment 80,000
Expenses 250,000
Cash 70,000
Dividends 20,000
Supplies 10,000
Accounts payable 40,000
Accounts receivable 30,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 150,000

Benedict's assets on December 31, 2012 are:
a. $470,000
b. $340,000
c. $160,000
d. $190,000

D

Benedict Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $280,000
Common stock 60,000
Equipment 80,000
Expenses 250,000
Cash 70,000
Dividends 20,000
Supplies 10,000
Accounts payable 40,000
Accounts receivable 30,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 150,000

Benedict's retained earnings on December 31, 2012 are:
a. $150,000
b. $180,000
c. $160,000
d. $ 10,000

C

Benedict Company compiled the following financial information as of December 31, 2012:
Revenues $280,000
Common stock 60,000
Equipment 80,000
Expenses 250,000
Cash 70,000
Dividends 20,000
Supplies 10,000
Accounts payable 40,000
Accounts receivable 30,000
Retained earnings, 1/1/12 150,000

Benedict's stockholders' equity on December 31, 2012 is:
a. $210,000
b. $220,000
c. $160,000
d. $240,000

B

The heading on the statement of cash flows identifies all of the following except:
a. the preparer of the statement
b. the company
c. the time period covered by the statement
d. the type of statement

A

All of the following are interrelationships that are important to understand when preparing financial statements except:
a. The net income from the income statement is used in the retained earnings statement.
b. The ending retained earnings from the Retained earnings statement is used in the stockholder's equity section of the balance sheet.
c. The cash on the balance sheet should be equal to the cash at the end of the period on the statement of cash flows.
d. All of the payments on the balance sheet should be equal to the cash payments for operating activities on the statement of cash flows.

D

Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable $12,000 Equipment $14,000
Accounts receivable 2,000 Land 14,000
Buildings ? Unearned service revenue 4,000
Cash 6,000 Total stockholders' equity ?

If the balance of the Buildings account was $28,000 and $2,000 of Accounts Payable were paid in cash, what would be the balance of the total stockholders' equity?
a. $54,000
b. $48,000
c. $68,000
d. $52,000

B

Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable $12,000 Equipment $14,000
Accounts receivable 2,000 Land 14,000
Buildings ? Unearned service revenue 4,000
Cash 6,000 Total stockholders' equity ?

If the balance of the Buildings account was $16,000 and $4,000 of Accounts Payable were paid in cash, what would be the total liabilities and stockholders' equity?
a. $36,000
b. $52,000
c. $32,000
d. $48,000

D

Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable $12,000 Equipment $14,000
Accounts receivable 2,000 Land 14,000
Buildings ? Unearned service revenue 4,000
Cash 6,000 Total stockholders' equity ?

If total stockholder's equity was $38,000, what would be the balance of the Buildings Account?
a. $14,000
b. $54,000
c. $58,000
d. $18,000

D

Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable $12,000 Equipment $14,000
Accounts receivable 2,000 Land 14,000
Buildings ? Unearned service revenue 4,000
Cash 6,000 Total stockholders' equity ?

If the balance of the Buildings account was $30,000 and the equipment was sold for $14,000, what would be the total of stockholders' equity?
a. $26,000
b. $36,000
c. $46,000
d. $50,000

D

Marvin Services Corporation had the following accounts and balances:

Accounts payable $12,000 Equipment $14,000
Accounts receivable 2,000 Land 14,000
Buildings ? Unearned service revenue 4,000
Cash 6,000 Total stockholders' equity ?

If the balance of the Buildings account was $34,000, what would be the total of liabilities and stockholders' equity?
a. $68,000
b. $70,000
c. $54,000
d. $50,000

B

Notes to the financial statements include all of the following except:
a. Descriptions of significant accounting policies used.
b. Explanations of uncertainties.
c. Quantifiable accounting information.
d. Statistics needed to understand the statements

C

The management discussion and analysis (MD&A) section of the annual report covers all of the following aspects except:
a. The ability of the company to pay near-term obligations.
b. The certification criteria of the company's auditors.
c. The company's ability to fund operations and expansion.
d. The results of the company operations.

B

An annual report includes all of the following except
a. management discussion and analysis section.
b. notes to the financial statements.
c. an auditor's report.
d. salary information for all the executives

D

Which of the following clarifies information presented in the financial statements, as well as expanding upon it where additional detail is needed?
a. Auditor's report
b. Management discussion and analysis section
c. Notes to the financial statements
d. President's state of the company report

C

The information needed to determine whether a company is using accounting methods similar to those of its competitors would be found in the
a. auditor's report.
b. balance sheet.
c. management discussion and analysis section.
d. notes to the financial statements.

D

In the annual report, where would a financial statement reader find out if the company's financial statements give a fair depiction of its financial position and operating results?
a. Notes to the financial statements
b. Management discussion and analysis section
c. Balance sheet
d. Auditor's report

D

Management's views on the company's short-term debt paying ability, expansion financing, and results of operations are found in the
a. auditor's report.
b. management discussion and analysis section.
c. notes to the financial statements.
d. president's state of the company report.

B

Which of the following statements is true?
a. Publicly traded U.S. companies must provide an annual report to their shareholders when operating conditions change significantly.
b. An unqualified independent auditor's report must be included in the annual report.
c. Notes to the financial statements do not need to be included in the annual report because that information is only for internal users.
d. All of the statements are false.

D

Notes to the financial statements
a. are optional.
b. help clarify information presented in the financial statements.
c. are generally brief and few in number.
d. need not be read in detail if an unqualified opinion accompanies the financial statements.

B

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