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1

Financial statements are intended to show what view of the economic activities of an organisation?
A. Up to date and accurate
B. Accurate and fair
C True and fair
D Accurate and forward looking




C True and fair

2

Which of an organisation’s stakeholders will review an insurance company’s financial information to gauge their strengths and weaknesses
A. Creditors and lenders
B. Brokers
C. Competitors
D. Customers





C. Competitors

3

The accounting equation is:?
A. Assets plus liabilities equals equity
B. Assets plus equity equals liabilities
C. Assets less liabilities equals equity
D. Liabilities plus assets equals equity




C. Assets less liabilities equals equity

4

Invoices are documents issued by organisations to:
A. Record payments already made to the organisation
B. Record amounts of expenditure made by the organisation
C. Record amounts owed to the organisation
D. Confirm the contract




C. Record amounts owed to the organisation

5

Cash is a...?
A. Current liability
B. Non current liability
C. Current asset
D. Non current asset




C. Current asset

6

Debtors are a...?
A. Current asset
B. Current liability
C. Non current liability
D. Non current asset




A. Current asset

7

Revenue less cost of sales equals
A. Net Profit
B. Gross Profit
C. Shareholders' equity
D. Income



B. Gross Profit

8

A company buys a new building with cash. Where does the cash outflow appear in the cash flow statement?
A. Cash flows from operating activities
B. Cash flows from investment activities
C. Cash flow from financing activities
D. Free cash flow




B. Cash flows from investment activities

9

The management accounting technique used to ensure business managers take ownership of central service costs incurred on their department’s behalf is known as:

A. Zero based costing
B. Budgeting
C. Activity based costing
D. Zero based budgeting




B. Budgeting

10

When deciding whether to stop using a machine, which of the following costs might be considered “sunk costs”?
A. Labour costs of operating machine and capital cost of the machine
B. Cost of electricity to operate machine and cost of the space occupied by the machine
C. Labour costs of operating machine and cost of electricity to operate machine
D. Capital cost of the machine and cost of the space occupied by the machine






D. Capital cost of the machine and cost of the space