IGCSE Accounting Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 170 - 172 of 189

Question 170

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Asim bought goods on credit from Siddharth. In Siddharth ledger, this transaction was entered on the credit side of Asim’s account. (Marks 1)

Asim returned some of the goods to Siddharth as faulty. Name the document which Asim sent to Siddharth.

Explanation

Debit note

Debit note is issued in case of Purchase Return.

Question 171

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Name the accounting principle explained in the below statement

‘In a given situation, an accountant should choose that accounting alternative that will report lesser profits, less asset amount or a greater liability amount. ’ (Marks 1)

Explanation

Principle of Prudence

  • Principle of Prudence is a policy of playing safe. Principle of Prudence says that an accountant should not overestimate the amount of revenues or underestimate the amount of expenses.
  • Further, assets too shouldn’t be overstated and the liabilities should not be underestimated.

Question 172

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Kipla Ltd. is a Pharmaceutical Company. Following is the situation of its stock of medicines as on 31 March 2,020.

The Situation of Its Stock of Medicines as on 31 March 2,020
$

(I) Medicines in stock

15,000

(II) Medicines whose expiry date is on 31 March 2,020

is included in the above value of $ 15,000 is of $ 1,000

(III) Medicines in process of Manufacturing as on

31 March 2,020

2,000

(IV) Raw Material in Godown

4,000

What shall be the value of stock on 31 March 2,020? (Marks 2)

Explanation

Computation of closing stock of Kipla Ltd. -

Computation of Closing Stock of Kipla Ltd. -
$

Medicines in stock

15,000

Less: Expired Medicines

1,000

14,000

Add: Medicines in process of Manufacturing

as on 31 March 2,020

2,000

Raw Material in Godown

4,000

6,000

Closing Stock

20,000

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