IGCSE Accounting Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 25 - 27 of 103

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RK Industries closes its books of accounts every year on June 30th. During the year it made purchases from various suppliers amounting to £ 640000. The books were opened with a stock of £890000. During the year RK Industries made payments to its creditors £576000. Purchases worth £124000 did not meet the standards required by RK industries and were hence returned back to the suppliers Discounts received during the year was £50000

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One Liner Question▾

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What would be the closing balance in the creditors control A/C on June 30th?

Explanation

£780000

Creditors control A/C in the books of RK Industries

shows Creditors control A/C in the books of RK Industries

DATE

PARTICULARS

AMOUNT

DATE

PARTICULARS

AMOUNT

To purchase Returns

124000

1st July

By Balance B/F

890000

To Payments

576000

By Purchases

640000

To Discount received

50000

30th June

To Balance C/F

780000

1530000

1530000

Passage

The following transactions are shown in the books of Mr. Ringon for the month of January 2007.

Jan 1st Received a cheque from Mr. Fatso to whom goods were sold for £20000, allowed him 1%

Jan 2nd Mr. Fatso’s cheque was deposited in bank

Jan 5th Mr. Fatso’s cheque was dishonored (bank charges £100)

Jan 8th Mr. Fatso settled his account by means of a cheque £20250, £150 being interest charged.

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Short Answer Question▾

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Can Mr. Ringon be justified in not maintaining a separate ledger for cash?

Explanation

Yes, Mr. Ringon can justify himself in not maintaining a separate ledger account for cash. This is because; he maintains a three columnar cash book. Maintenance of cash book serves like a book of original entry. Here the transactions are recorded for the first time from the source documents. Receipts are recorded on one side and payments on the other. Hence cash book acts as both journal as well as ledger.

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Essay Question▾

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What are the advantages enjoyed by Mr. Ringon while maintaining a three columnar cash book?

Explanation

In a three columnar cash book three separate columns are maintained for cash, bank and discount on each side respectively Mr. Ringon, who has large volumes of business transactions has an advantage in maintaining a three columnar cash book, as the cash and bank balances of the business concern is known at a glance. A cash book is prepared periodically mostly monthly.