A-AS Level (CIE) Business Studies Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 43 - 45 of 52

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Case Study-4

Meta company is consistently using indirect method for preparing its statement of cash flows. The comparative balance sheet and some additional information of the company are given below:

Balance Sheets

Additional Information

  • Net income for the year: .
  • Cash dividend declared and paid during the year: .
  • Depreciation expenses for the year:
  • Sold marketable securities for ; the cost was .
  • Acquired plant assets for . paid in cash and a mortgage note payable was issued for the balance.

Question 43 (1 of 5 Based on Passage)

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Show the effect on balance sheet for the year ending 2013.

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Balance Sheet Effects

Question 44 (2 of 5 Based on Passage)

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What goes under the investing activities of a business?

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Outflows and inflows of cash caused by the acquisition and disposition of assets. This classification includes cash payments to acquire-

  • Property, plant and equipment and other productive assets
  • Investments in securities (except cash equivalents and trading securities)
  • Non-Trade receivables

When these assets are in future converted into cash, receipts from their disposition also are classified under as investing activities.

Investing activities means activities that causes the long-term asset՚s acquisition and disposal and other investments also, are not included in cash equivalents. Investing activities are the transactions which have an impact on the purchase and sale of fixed or long-term assets and investments.

Question 45 (3 of 5 Based on Passage)

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Why specific disclosure of cash flow from financing activities important while preparing cash flow statement?

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Cash flow from financing activities provides important information about the financial health of an organization about its plans. Positive cash flows show intentions of the organizations about the expansion and growth in future. On the other hand, negative cash flows from financing activities shows a sign of liquidity position of company if repayment of debts is made. Negative cash flows also. shows the dividend policy of the organization.

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