Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 7 March 2020

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Given the following information, what is the balance on the creditors control account as at 31 December?

  • Credit balance on the creditors control account at 1 January – £4,600
  • Transactions for the period 1 January to 31 December £1,000
  • Discount received Credit purchases £54,000
  • Credit purchases returns £6,000
  • Refunds received from suppliers £2,000
  • Payments to suppliers £39,000
  • Balance in creditors ledger set off against debtors ledger £1,000

Select ONE answer:

  1. £8,600
  2. £9,600
  3. £12,000
  4. £13,600

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

  1. Not correct
  2. Not correct
  3. Not correct
  4. Correct

Answer 4:

Creditors
Dr Discount Received £1,000
Dr Returns Outwards £6,000
Dr Bank £39,000
Dr Debtors £1,000
Dr Balance c/d £13,600
Dr Total £60,600
Cr Balance b/d £4,600
Cr Purchases £54,000
Cr Bank £2,000
Cr Total £60,600

 

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