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Closing Journal Accounts Chapter 4

Which account would not appear in a closing journal entry?

  1. Depreciation expense
  2. Cost of Goods Sold
  3. Rent receivable
  4. Dividends
  5. Service revenue

Current Assets Chapter 4

The Kelly Company purchased a building for $75,000 in cash. What is the effect on current assets?

  1. Increase in current assets
  2. Decrease in current assets
  3. No effect on current assets
  4. Unable to determine
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Effect on the Current Ratio Chapter 4

A company had $250,000 of current assets and $90,000 of current liabilities before borrowing $60,000 from the bank with a 3-month note payable. What effect did the borrowing transaction have on the amount of the company’s current ratio?

  1. No effect
  2. Increase
  3. Decrease
  4. Cannot be determined

Closing Process Chapter 4

After the closing process is complete, which of the following is false?

  1. All accounts with a non-zero balance will be shown on the balance sheet.
  2. The net income or net loss and the dividends for the period have been transferred to the retained earnings account
  3. All temporary accounts have a zero balance
  4. None of the above are false
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Solving for Missing Amounts Chapter 4

A company had the following account balances at the end of its first year of operations. Find the missing amounts.


Cash 1,300 Accounts receivable ?
Inventory 400 Property and equipment 1200
Accounts payable 500 Salaries payable 800
Common Stock 1475 Retained earnings 525
Revenue 2500 Expenses ?
Net Income 570 Dividends ?
  1. Determine Accounts Receivable
  2. Determine Expenses
  3. Determine Dividends
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Account Classifications Chapter 4

Accounts payable $12,000 Accounts Receivable 20,900
Furniture 5,000 Accumulated Depreciation 6,500
Building 82,000 Cash 21,500
Common Stock ? Sales Revenue 90,700
Cost of Goods Sold 51,500 Depreciation Expense 1,450
Dividends 6,600 Note Payable (due 3/1 Year 4) 20,000
Marketable Securities 1,400 Prepaid Expenses 18,000
Salaries Payable 2,800 Land 38,000
Note Payable (due 5/30 Year 2) 12,400 Service Revenue 22,550
Retained Earnings (1/1 Year 1 ) 39,700 Salary Expense 18,000
Accrued Expenses Payable 1,500 Unearned Revenue 30,500
Utilities Expense 5,400
  1. Determine Total assets on December 31, Year 1
  2. Determine Current Liabilities on December 31, Year 1
  3. Determine Net Income for the year ended December 31, Year 1
  4. Determine the total amount of Common Stock on December 31, Year 1
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Year End Closing & Account Classification Chapter 4

The following accounts reflect the correct Year 1 year-end balances after adjustment but before closing.


Accumulated depreciation 225 Accounts payable 52
Accounts receivable 280 Cash 76
Common stock 100 Cost of goods sold 420
Depreciation expense 60 Dividends 20
Equipment 600 Interest expense 4
Inventory 90 Note payable, due 8/1/Y4 63
Prepaid rent 10 Rent expense 40
Retained earnings, 1/1/Y1 400 Salary expense 125
Sales revenue 855 Unearned revenue 30
  1. Determine total assets
  2. Determine total liabilities
  3. What are retained earnings on the Dec. 31, Year 1 balance sheet?
  4. Prepare the correct entry to close the Income Summary accounts.
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