IGCSE Accounting Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 22 - 24 of 214

Question number: 22

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Joe makes drawing of $2000 p. m. under the partnership deed. Interest is to be charged at 12 % p. a. What is the interest that should be charged to the partner if the amount was drawn in the beginning of the month?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

$1140

b.

$1320

c.

$1560

d.

$240

Answer

c.

Explanation

The amount was drawn at the beginning of the month. Hence, interest on drawings is

Question number: 23

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John sold goods to James. He sent an invoice for goods but later discovered that he had undercharged for the goods sold.

Which document will James receive to correct John mistake?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Debit note

b.

Credit note

c.

statement

d.

Cheque

Answer

b.

Explanation

The credit note is the document issued by the seller to the buyer in order to correct any undercharges against the invoice amount.

The credit note is also known as credit memorandum or memo.

Question number: 24

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Which is a current liability for a business?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Outstanding interest charges on loan from bank

b.

Ten year loan from bank

c.

Pre-paid insurance premium

d.

Provision for depreciation

Answer

a.

Explanation

Current liabilities are liabilities which liable to pay during the year. Outstanding interest charges on loan from bank are a current liability and should be paid during the accounting year. The last year interest is yet to be paid.