Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 22 May 2022

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A company has fixed costs of £30,000.

It sells 10,000 units of a single product for £20 per unit and has a contribution to sales ratio of 75%.

What is the increase in profit if total sales are 15,000 units?

Select ONE answer:

  1. £45,000
  2. £75,000
  3. £195,000
  4. £225,000

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 2

  1. Not correct
  2. Correct – £20 * 0.75 = £15 * 5,000 units ==> £75,000
  3. Not correct
  4. Not correct

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Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 21 May 2022

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A company makes two products – EXE & WHY

  • selling price – EXE £10 WHY £12
  • variable costs per unit – EXE £4 WHY £8
  • maximum sales (units) – EXE 4,000 WHY 14,000

Total fixed costs are £44,700.

4,000 units of X are sold.

How many units of Y must be sold to break even?

Select ONE answer:

  1. 3,450
  2. 3,725
  3. 5,175
  4. 11,175

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 3

  1. Not correct
  2. Not correct
  3. Correct = £10 – £4 = £6 CM * 4,000 units = £24,000 ==> £44,700 – £24,000 = £20,700 / £4CM for Why ==> 5,175 units
  4. Not correct

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Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 20 May 2022

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A business employs machinists to make a single product.

As demand increases more machinists are employed. Every time eight extra machinists are employed, one extra supervisor is needed.

How are total labour costs best described?

Select ONE answer:

  1. machinists – fixed & supervisors – variable
  2. machinists – stepped & supervisors – variable
  3. machinists – variable & supervisors – fixed
  4. machinists – variable & supervisors – stepped

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

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Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 19 May 2022

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The following information is available:

overhead cost £ budget 60,000 actual 66,000
direct labour hours budget 30,000 actual 35,000

Overheads are absorbed on the basis of direct labour hours.

What was the amount of over absorption or under absorption of overheads?

Select ONE answer:

  1. £4,000 over
  2. £4,000 under
  3. £6,000 over
  4. £6,000 under

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 – £60,000 / 30,000 hours = £2 per hour * 35,000 hours = £70k – £66k actual o/h ==> £4k over-absorption
  2. Not correct
  3. Not correct
  4. Not correct

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Accounting Multiple Choice Question – 18 May 2022

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A factory employs a large number of staff who pack different products for different customers.

What would be the most suitable basis to absorb the packing department overheads?

Select ONE answer:

  1. customer
  2. labour hours
  3. machine hours
  4. product

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

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

This multiple-choice question is suitable for Accounting KS5 classes.

The answer is 2

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

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