Kenexa Prove It Accounting Questions Practice

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Sample Prove It Bookkeeping Questions

1. Which of the following is an item of working capital?

    1. Fixed assets


  1. Long-term investments
  2. Accounts receivable
  3. Bonds payable

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2. To which account in the Balance Sheet is the net income or net loss transferred to at the end of the accounting period?

  1. Retained Earnings
  2. Cash
  3. Accounts Receivable
  4. Inventory

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Sample Prove It Accounts Payable Questions

3. Accounts Payable is classified as a/an ___________ in the _____________.

  1. Current asset; Balance Sheet
  2. Current liability; Balance Sheet
  3. Expense; Income Statement
  4. Revenue; Income Statement

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4. Which of the following documents authorizes the purchase transaction?

  1. Credit memo from supplier
  2. Invoice or bill from supplier
  3. Purchase order
  4. Purchase requisition

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Sample Prove It Accounts Receivable Questions

5. Black Glory Corp. has sales revenue of $150,000, sales discounts of $12,000, sales returns and allowances of $24,000, and cost of goods sold of $60,000. What would be the net sales revenue of Black Glory Corp.?

  1. $102,000
  2. $54,000
  3. $90,000
  4. $114,000

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6. What is meant by accounts receivable?

  1. Money owed to a company by its debtors
  2. Money owed by a company to its creditors
  3. Money owed to a company by its employees
  4. Money owed by a company to its vendors

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1. The correct answer is C.

Explanation: Working capital consists of current assets and current liabilities. Choices (a) and (b) are long-term assets, while choice (d) is a long-term liability. For the next question - click here

2. The correct answer is A.

Explanation: The amount of net income or net loss is transferred to Retained Earnings, which is an equity account. Choices (b), (c), and (d) are asset accounts. For the next question - click here

3. The correct answer is B.

Explanation: Accounts payable is a short-term obligation. Hence, it is classified as a current liability in the Balance Sheet. Choice (a) is incorrect because accounts payable is not an asset. Choices (c) and (d) are incorrect because Accounts Payable is a Balance Sheet item. For the next question - click here

4. The correct answer is C.

Explanation: A purchase order is a buyer-generated document that authorizes the purchase transaction, and when the seller accepts the terms and conditions indicated therein, it becomes a binding contract between the seller and the buyer. Choice (a) is incorrect because a credit memo from the supplier is a notification to the buyer of a reduction in the amount owed by the buyer to the supplier. Choice (b) is incorrect because the invoice or bill is the supplier’s document and not the buyer’s. Choice (d) is incorrect because a purchase requisition is an internal document requesting the department in charge of procurement for the purchase of a specified item/s. For the next question - click here

5. The correct answer is D.

Explanation: Net sales revenue is the amount left after deducting sales discounts and sales returns and allowances from gross sales revenue. Cost of goods sold is deducted from net sales revenue to arrive at gross profit.

Gross Sales Revenue – Sales Discounts – Sales Returns and Allowances

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6. The correct answer is A.

Explanation: Accounts receivable is defined as money owed to a company by its debtors. When a company sells goods on credit, it creates a current asset by the name of accounts receivable and books the corresponding revenue. When the cash is received, the asset is reversed.

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