Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 29 April 2019

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The following data relates to a firm which has been trading for several years.

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Assuming that the firm’s cost of sales is calculated by reference to its purchases and stock figures only, the total of its purchases during 2018 was?

Select ONE answer:

  1. £100,000
  2. £170,000
  3. £450,000
  4. £550,000

Show your workings to arrive at your answer, and explain and justify your reasons:

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This multiple choice question is suitable for Accounting KS5 classes.

The answer is 4

4. Stock at 1 January 2018 = Stock at 31 December 2017. 2018 Cost of Sales (£500,000) = Stock at 1 January 2018 (£150,000) + Purchases during 2018 (missing figure) – Stock at 31 December 2018 (£200,000). Therefore, purchases during 2018, the figure required to solve the equation = £550,000.

 

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