Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 26 August 2020

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Which error will be revealed by the preparation of a trial balance?

Select ONE answer:

  1. an amount recorded twice as a debit entry
  2. a capital expenditure item treated as revenue expenditure
  3. a double entry made using an incorrect amount
  4. a transaction completely omitted from the books

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 1

  1. Correct
  2. Not correct – error of principle
  3. Not correct – error of wrong amount
  4. Not correct – error of omission

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