Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 16 April 2020

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Jack and Diane, the only two partners in a firm, invested capital of £20,000 and £30,000 respectively and agreed their entitlements to be:

  • Jack = Annual salary £18,000; Interest on capital (per annum) 10%; Share of remaining profit or loss 40%
  • Diane = Annual salary £22,000; Interest on capital (per annum) 10%; Share of remaining profit or loss 60%

If the profit for the year was £40,000, what share would be debited / credited to Diane’s current account?

Select ONE answer:

  1. Nil
  2. £3,000 Debit
  3. £22,000 Credit
  4. £24,000 Credit

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 2

  1. Not correct
  2. Correct
    – Profit for the year: £40,000
    – Jack & Diane
    – Salary: £ 18,000 & £22,000 = £40,000
    – Interest on capital (10%): £2,000 & 3,000 = £5,000
    – Loss to be shared: -£5,000
    – Share of loss (40% : 60%) -£2,000 & -£3,000 = £5,000
  3. Not correct
  4. Not correct

 

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