# IGCSE Accounting Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 72 - 74 of 214

## Passage

Income statement of the Paul Jackson as on 31st march 2015.

 Particulars \$ \$ Revenue – Credit Sales Cash sales 135300 26800 162100 Less Cost Sales Opening stock Purchases Carriage inwards Closing stock 17800 95600 2800 116200 19200 ________ 97000 Gross Profit 65100 Rent Electricity Insurance Wages 6000 3600 5800 1370 29100 Net Profit 36000

## Question number: 72 (3 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Calculate Paul Jackson’s percentage of net profit to sales for the year ended 31st March 2015. Show your calculation with exact percentage.

### Explanation

22%

Net profit is calculated after deducting the operation expenses and adding the operating income with the gross profit of the business.

## Question number: 73

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Classify the following items under capital or revenue:

(i) Purchase of furniture - ………………………………. .

(ii) Purchase of second hand machinery ………………………. .

(iii) Carriage on goods purchased ……………………. .

(iv) Wages paid for installation of plant………………

### Explanation

(i) Purchase of furniture – Capital

(ii) Purchase of second hand machinery – Capital

(iii) Carriage on goods purchased - Revenue

(iv) Wages paid for installation of plant – Capital

Purchase of furniture and Purchase of second hand machinery are the acquisition of fixed assets. Hence it is capital expenditure. The carriage on goods purchased is incurred on purchase of goods for sale. Hence, it is revenue in nature.

## Question number: 74

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### Question

The assets of a business on 31 - 12 - 2014 were worth \$50000 and its capital was \$35000. Its liabilities on that date were ________

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

\$35000

b.

\$50000

c.

\$15000

d.

\$25000