ACC 557 Week 2 Quiz - Strayer NEW

ACC 557 Quiz 1 Chapter 1 Week 2 perfect Solution
1. Owners of business firms are the only people who need accounting information.

LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

2. Transactions that can be measured in dollars and cents are recorded in the financial information system.

Ans: LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

3. The hiring of a new company president is an economic event recorded by the financial information system.

LO1 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

4. Management of a business enterprise is the major external user of information.

LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

5. Accounting communicates financial information about a business enterprise to both internal and external users.

Ans: LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

6. Accounting information is used only by external users with a financial interest in a business enterprise.

LO2 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

7. Financial statements are the major means of communicating accounting information to interested parties.

Ans: LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

8. Bookkeeping and accounting are one and the same because the bookkeeping function includes the accounting process.

LO2 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

9. The origins of accounting are attributed to Luca Pacioli, a famous mathematician.

Ans: LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

10. The study of accounting will be useful only if a student is interested in working for a profit-oriented business firm.

LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

11. Private accountants are accountants who are not employees of business enterprises.

LO2 BT:K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

12. The study of accounting is not useful for a business career unless your career objective is to become an accountant.

LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

13. A working knowledge of accounting is not relevant to a lawyer or an architect.

LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

14. Expressing an opinion as to the fairness of the information presented in financial statements is a service performed by CPAs.

Ans: LO2 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

15. Accountants rely on a fundamental business concept—ethical behavior—in reporting financial information.

Ans: LO3 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

16. The primary accounting standard-setting body in the United States is the International Accounting Standards Board.

LO4 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

17. The Financial Accounting Standards Board is a part of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

LO4 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

18. The Securities and Exchange Commission oversees U.S. financial markets and accounting standard-setting bodies.

Ans: LO4 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

19. The cost and fair value of an asset are the same at the time of acquisition and in all subsequent periods.

LO4 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

20. Even though a partnership is not a separate legal entity, for accounting purposes the partnership affairs should be kept separate from the personal activities of the owners.

Ans: LO5 BT: C Difficulty; Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

21. A partnership must have more than one owner.

Ans: LO5 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

22. The economic entity assumption requires that the activities of an entity be kept separate and distinct from the activities of its owner and all other economic entities.

Ans: LO5 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

23. The monetary unit assumption states that transactions that can be measured in terms of money should be recorded in the accounting records.

Ans: LO5 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

24. In order to possess future service potential, an asset must have physical substance.

LO6 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

25. Owners' claims to total business assets take precedence over the claims of creditors because owners invest assets in the business and are liable for losses.

LO6 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

26. The basic accounting equation states that Assets = Liabilities.

LO6 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

27. Accountants record both internal and external transactions.

Ans: LO7 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

28. Internal transactions do not affect the basic accounting equation because they are economic events that occur entirely within one company.

LO7 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

29. The purchase of store equipment for cash reduces stockholders’ equity by an equal amount.

LO7 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

30. The purchase of office equipment on credit increases total assets and total liabilities.

Ans: LO7 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

31. The primary purpose of the statement of cash flows is to provide information about the cash receipts and cash payments of a company during a period.

Ans: LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

32. Net income for the period is determined by subtracting total expenses and drawings from total revenues.

LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

33. The income statement is sometimes referred to as the statement of operations.

Ans: LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

34. A balance sheet reports the assets and liabilities of a company for a specific period of time.

LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

35. The ending retained earnings balance is reported on both the retained earnings statement and the balance sheet.

Ans: LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

36. Identifying is the process of keeping a chronological diary of events measured in dollars and cents.

LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

37. Management consulting includes examining the financial statements of companies and expressing an opinion as to the fairness of their presentation.

LO2 BT: K Difficulty; Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

38. Accountants do not have to worry about issues of ethics.

LO3 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Ethics AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

39. At the time an asset is acquired, cost and fair value should be the same.

Ans: LO4 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

40. The monetary unit assumption requires that all dollar amounts be rounded to the nearest dollar.

LO5 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

41. The basic accounting equation is in balance when the creditor and ownership claims against the business equal the assets.

Ans: LO6 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

42. External transactions involve economic events between the company and some other enterprise or party.

Ans: LO7 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

43. In the retained earnings statement, revenues are listed first, followed by expenses, and net income (or net loss).

LO8 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: .5 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting


MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
44. Accountants refer to an economic event as a
a. purchase.
b. sale.
c. transaction.
d. change in ownership.

Ans: LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

45. The process of recording transactions has become more efficient because
a. fewer events can be quantified in financial terms.
b. computers are used in processing business events.
c. more people have been hired to record business transactions.
d. business events are recorded only at the end of the year.

LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

46. Communication of economic events is the part of the accounting process that involves
a. identifying economic events.
b. quantifying transactions into dollars and cents.
c. preparing accounting reports.
d. recording and classifying information.

Ans: LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

47. Which of the following events cannot be quantified into dollars and cents and recorded as an accounting transaction?
a. The appointment of a new CPA firm to perform an audit.
b. The purchase of a new computer.
c. The sale of store equipment.
d. Payment of income taxes.

LO1 BT: C Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

48. The use of computers in recording business events
a. has made the recording process more efficient.
b. does not use the same principles as manual accounting systems.
c. has greatly impacted the identification stage of the accounting process.
d. is economical only for large businesses.

LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

49. The accounting process involves all of the following except
a. identifying economic transactions that are relevant to the business.
b. communicating financial information to users by preparing financial reports.
c. recording nonquantifiable economic events.
d. analyzing and interpreting financial reports.

Ans: LO1 BT: K Difficulty: Easy TOT: 1.0 min. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AICPA BB: Critical Thinking AICPA FN: Reporting

50. The accounting process is correctly sequenced as
a. identification, communication, recording.
b. recording, communication, identification.
c. identification, recording, communication.
d. communication, recording, identification.

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