Mathematics and Statistics: Accounting Quiz

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  1. Which of the following is generally associated with payables classified as accounts payable?

Periodic Payment                Secured

of Interest                          by Collateral

  1. No                                           No
  2. No                                           Yes
  3. Yes                                         No
  4. Yes                                         Yes




  1. On January 1, 2016, Moyano Co. leased a building to Maple Corp. for a ten-year term at an annual rental of $80,000. At inception of the lease, Moyano received $320,000 covering the first two years’ rent of $160,000 and a security deposit of $160,000. This deposit will not be returned to Maple upon expiration of the lease but will be applied to payment of rent for the last two years of the lease. What portion of the $320,000 should be shown as a current and long-term liability, respectively, in Moyano’s December 31, 2016 balance sheet?

Current Liability        Long-term Liability

  1. $0                                $320,000
  2. $80,000                      $160,000
  3. $160,000                   $160,000
  4. $160,000                   $80,000


  1. On September 1, 2016, Demich Co. issued a note payable to National Bank in the amount of $2,400,000, bearing interest at 12%, and payable in three equal annual principal payments of $800,000. On this date, the bank’s prime rate was 11%. The first payment for interest and principal is scheduled for September 1, 2017. At December 31, 2016, Demich should record accrued interest payable of
  2. $58,000.
  3. $54,000.
  4. $64,000.
  5. $96,000


  1. Lewis Company’s salaried employees are paid biweekly. Occasionally, advances made to employees are paid back by payroll deductions. Information relating to salaries for the calendar year 2016 is as follows:

12/31/15                     12/31/16

Employee advances            $12,000                      $ 18,000

Accrued salaries payable     75,000                                  ?

Salaries expense during the year                           650,000

Salaries paid during the year (gross)                     625,000


At December 31, 2016, what amount should Lewis report for accrued salaries payable?

  1. $100,000.
  2. $84,000.
  3. $92,000.
  4. $55,000.


  1. Close Co. sells major household appliance service contracts for cash. The service contracts are for a one-year, two-year, or three-year period. Cash receipts from contracts are credited to unearned service contract revenues. This account had a balance of $480,000 at December 31, 2015 before year-end adjustment. Service contract costs are charged as incurred to the service contract expense account, which had a balance of $120,000 at December 31, 2015. Outstanding service contracts at December 31, 2015 expire as follows:


During 2016              During 2017              During 2018

$100,000                   $160,000                    $70,000


What amount should be reported as unearned service contract revenues in Close’s December 31, 2015 balance sheet?

  1. $360,000.
  2. $330,000.
  3. $240,000.
  4. $220,000.


  1. Camacho Trading Stamp Co. records stamp service revenue and provides for the cost of redemptions in the year stamps are sold to licensees. Camacho’s past experience indicates that only 80% of the stamps sold to licensees will be redeemed. Camacho’s liability for stamp redemptions was $7,500,000 at December 31, 2015. Additional information for 2016 is as follows:


Stamp service revenue from stamps sold to licensees $5,000,000

Cost of redemptions            $3,400,000


If all the stamps sold in 2015 were presented for redemption in 2016, the redemption cost would be $2,500,000. What amount should Camacho report as a liability for stamp redemptions at December 31, 2016?

  1. $9,100,000.
  2. $6,600,000.
  3. $6,100,000.
  4. $4,100,000.



Use the following information for questions 7 and 8:

On January 1, 2016, Daley Co. issued eight-year bonds with a face value of $1,000,000 and a stated interest rate of 6%, payable semiannually on June 30 and December 31. The bonds were sold to yield 8%. Table values are:

Present value of 1 for 8 periods at 6%                 .627

Present value of 1 for 8 periods at 8%                 .540

Present value of 1 for 16 periods at 3%               .623

Present value of 1 for 16 periods at 4%               .534

Present value of annuity for 8 periods at 6%                  6.210

Present value of annuity for 8 periods at 8%                  5.747

Present value of annuity for 16 periods at 3%               12.561

Present value of annuity for 16 periods at 4%               11.652


  1. The present value of the principal is
  2. $534,000.
  3. $540,000.
  4. $623,000.
  5. $627,000.





  1. The present value of the interest is
  2. $344,820.
  3. $349,560.
  4. $372,600.
  5. $376,830.


  1. The term used for bonds that are unsecured as to principal is
  2. junk bonds.
  3. debenture bonds.
  4. indebenture bonds.
  5. callable bonds.



  1. Best, Inc. issued bonds with a maturity amount of $200,000 and a maturity ten

years from date of issue. If the bonds were issued at a premium, this indicates that

  1. the effective yield or market rate of interest exceeded the stated (nominal) rate.
  2. the nominal rate of interest exceeded the market rate.
  3. the market and nominal rates coincided.
  4. no necessary relationship exists between the two rates.



  1. The rate of interest actually earned by bondholders is called the
  2. stated rate.
  3. yield rate.
  4. effective rate.
  5. effective, yield, or market rate.


  1.    In a corporate form of business organization, legal capital is best defined as
  2. the amount of capital the state of incorporation allows the company to accumulate over its existence.
  3. the par value of all capital stock issued.
  4. the amount of capital the federal government allows a corporation to generate.
  5. the total capital raised by a corporation within the limits set by the Securities and Exchange Commission.



  1. The cumulative feature of preferred stock
  2. limits the amount of cumulative dividends to the par value of the preferred stock.
  3. requires that dividends not paid in any year must be made up in a later year before dividends are distributed to common shareholders.
  4. means that the shareholder can accumulate preferred stock until it is equal to the par value of common stock at which time it can be converted into common stock.
  5. enables a preferred stockholder to accumulate dividends until they equal the par value of the stock and receive the stock in place of the cash dividends.


Presented below is information related to Lyndon Corporation, question 14:

Common Stock, $1 par                                                           $4,300,000

Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par—Common Stock                 550,000

Preferred 8 1/2% Stock, $50 par                                              2,000,000

Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par—Preferred Stock                 400,000

Retained Earnings                                                                    1,500,000

Treasury Common Stock (at cost)                                              150,000


  1. The total stockholders’ equity of Lyndon Corporation is
  2. $8,600,000.
  3. $8,750,000.
  4. $7,100,000.
  5. $7,250,000.


  1. Starr Company has outstanding both common stock and nonparticipating, non-

cumulative preferred stock. The liquidation value of the preferred is equal to its

par value. The book value per share of the common stock is unaffected by

  1. the declaration of a stock dividend on preferred payable in preferred stock when the market price of the preferred is equal to its par value.
  2. the declaration of a stock dividend on common stock payable in common stock when the market price of the common is equal to its par value.
  3. the payment of a previously declared cash dividend on the common stock.
  4. a 2-for-1 split of the common stock.



  1. Assume common stock is the only class of stock outstanding in the Bosch Corporation. Total stockholders’ equity divided by the number of common stock shares outstanding is called
  2. book value per share.
  3. par value per share.
  4. stated value per share.
  5. market value per share.



  1.    In computations of weighted average of shares outstanding, when a stock dividend or stock split occurs, the additional shares are
  2. weighted by the number of days outstanding.
  3. weighted by the number of months outstanding.
  4. considered outstanding at the beginning of the year.
  5. considered outstanding at the beginning of the earliest year reported.


  1.    What effect will the acquisition of treasury stock have on stockholders’ equity and earnings per share, respectively?
  2. Decrease and no effect
  3. Increase and no effect
  4. Decrease and increase
  5. Increase and decrease


  1. Due to the importance of earnings per share information, it is required to be reported by all

Public Companies    Nonpublic Companies

  1. Yes Yes
  2. Yes No
  3. No No
  4. No Yes



  1. A convertible bond issue should be included in the diluted earnings per share computation as if the bonds had been converted into common stock, if the effect of its inclusion is

Dilutive             Antidilutive

  1. Yes Yes
  2. Yes No
  3. No Yes
  4. No No



  1. On August 31, Able Co. partially refunded $180,000 of its outstanding 10% note payable made one year ago to Best Fededral Bank by paying $180,000 plus $18,000 interest, having obtained the $198,000 by using $52,400 cash and signing a new one-year $160,000 note discounted at 9% by the bank.



(1) Make the entry to record the partial refunding. Assume Able Co. makes reversing entries when appropriate.

(2) Prepare the adjusting entry at December 31, assuming straight-line amortization of the discount.

  1. On July 1, 2016, Wilcutts Co. issued 1,000 of its 10%, $1,000 bonds at 99 plus accrued interest. The bonds are dated April 1, 2016 and mature on April 1, 2026. Interest is payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1. What amount did Wilcutts receive from the bond issuance?


  1. Weighted average shares outstanding.

On January 1, 2016, Patrick Corporation had 1,000,000 shares of common stock outstanding. On March 1, the corporation issued 150,000 new shares to raise additional capital. On July 1, the corporation declared and issued a 2-for-1 stock split. On October 1, the corporation purchased on the market 600,000 of its own outstanding shares and retired them.


Compute the weighted average number of shares to be used in computing earnings per share for 2016.


4   General Nuisance, Inc. shipped 100 million coupons in products it sold in 2016. The coupons are redeemable for thirty cents each. General anticipates that 70% of the coupons will be redeemed. The coupons expire on December 31, 2017. There were 45 million coupons redeemed in 2016, and 30 million redeemed in 2017.

4a.  What was General’s coupon liability as of December 31, 2016?

4b.  What was General’s coupon promotion expense in 2016?


4c.  What was General’s coupon promotional expense in 2017?.


  1. Determine the price of a $200,000 bond issue under each of the following independent assumptions:


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