Merchandising Operations and Inventory in Accounting Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Brandon's Bike Shop just sold a high end racing bike for $4,000. He paid the manufacturer $3,000 for it and incurred $200 in carrying costs. What is his profit on the sale?

Question 2 2. Gomez's Grocery has run out of a fast selling salsa product. Gomez hates losing business, so he calls his wholesaler and orders three cases for overnight delivery. The added cost he pays for overnight delivery is a (an) _____ cost.

Question 3 3. When recording a cash sale on the perpetual inventory system, which of the following two accounts are debited?

Question 4 4. Which of the following inventory systems requires you to calculate cost of goods sold at the end of each accounting period?

Question 5 5. Gomez's Grocery makes a standard order of salsa every month. He buys it from a grocery wholesaler at a list price of $75 per case. His standard order is 5 cases which gets him a trade discounts of 20% for ordering more than 3 cases. Gomez also takes advantage of a 3% purchase discount for paying the bill within 10 days. The cases cost a $30 flat rate to ship by truck. What is the final cost of Gomez salsa order?

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Question 6 6.

Brandon's Bike Shop started selling the popular 'Mountain Climber' bike in June. Details of his purchases for these bikes are shown in the table below:

Date Number Cost per bike
May 10th 5 $800
May 29th 10 $900
June 14th 15 $600

During the month of June, twenty of these bikes were sold. What is the value of the remaining inventory at the end of June, under the LIFO inventory method?

Question 7 7.

Carly's Clothing, a mall retailer of women's apparel, had the following items on her books for the month of July:

Sales $140,000

Beginning inventory $60,000

Inventory purchases $100,000

Ending inventory $45,000

Expenses $15,000

What is Carly's cost of goods sold for the month of July?

Question 8 8. When Carly's Clothing has merchandise in her store for sale that she is selling on commission for the clothing maker, the goods _____.

Question 9 9. Brandon's Bike Shop has received an order of 50 new bikes. Five of them were damaged in transit but he believes that he can sell three of them at a reduced price and he will return the other two bikes. How will he handle the inventory book-keeping for these bikes?

Question 10 10. If an error was made in counting inventory that leads to the amount of reported inventory being greater than what is actually there, it will lead to _____

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Question 11 11. The term 'market' in lower of cost or market is defined as _____

Question 12 12. Brandon has an older style bike in his inventory he needs to sell to make room for newer models. He paid $600 for it and it will need $200 worth of repairs, maintenance and cleaning to get it sold for $1,000. He would like to make a $200 profit upon sale. What is the value of this bike at lower of cost or market?

Question 13 13.

Brandon's Bike Shop started selling the popular 'Mountain Climber' bike in June. Details of his purchases for these bikes are shown in the table below:

Date Number Cost per bike
May 10th 5 $800
May 29th 10 $900
June 14th 15 $600

During the month of June, twenty of these bikes were sold. What is the value of the remaining inventory at the end of June, under the weighted average inventory method?

Question 14 14. The concept of inventory valuation _____

Question 15 15. Brandon has an older style bike in his inventory he needs to sell to make room for newer models. He paid $600 for it and it will need $200 worth of repairs, maintenance and cleaning to get it sold for $1,000. What is the net realizable value of the bike?

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Question 16 16. The net realizable value of a bicycle at Brandon's Bike Shop is _____

Question 17 17.

Brandon's Bike Shop started selling the popular 'Mountain Climber' bike in June. Details of his purchases for these bikes are shown in the table below:

Date Number Cost per bike
May 10th 5 $800
May 29th 10 $900
June 14th 15 $600

During the month of June, twenty of these bikes were sold. What is the value of the remaining inventory at the end of June, under the FIFO inventory method?

Question 18 18.

Carly's Clothing, a mall retailer of women's apparel, has the following merchandise items outstanding at the end of July.

50 tops ordered FOB shipping point

20 swimsuits she is selling on consignment

10 dresses ordered FOB destination

5 pairs of shorts that are the wrong sizes and which the seller has agreed to take back

Which items need to be included in her month end inventory?

Question 19 19. Brandon has an older style bike in his inventory he needs to sell to make room for newer models. He paid $600 for it and it will need $200 worth of repairs, maintenance and cleaning to get it sold for $1,000. He would like to make a $200 profit upon sale. What is the market ceiling and floor for this bike?

Question 20 20. Specific identification would be a good inventory system for which of these companies?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following inventory systems will give an actual inventory count at any given point in time?

Question 22 22. The calculation for _____ is sales - cost of goods sold - expenses.

Question 23 23. What is the total dollar amount that is attributed to the inventory on hand called?

Question 24 24. If the purchasing manager of The Tire Factory pays for raw materials with a one-hundred-dollar bill, which of the following accounts are debited?

Question 25 25. Ken is looking through the basement of his ceramics store, and he finds three obsolete plates and a bowl that has been smashed into five pieces. Which of these goods could be counted in merchandise inventory? Why?

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Question 26 26. Inventory that is overstated means that the amount of inventory reported is _____ is actually on hand.

Question 27 27. In a sale on account, which of the following accounts are credited?

Question 28 28. Though there is no fraud, money deposited is accurate, and all of the checks have cleared, why might the bank account fail to be reconciled?

Question 29 29. Which of the following types of merchandising companies buys items in bulk and resells them to retailers or other wholesalers?

Question 30 30. Which of the following activities incur ordering costs?

Merchandising Operations and Inventory in Accounting Chapter Exam Instructions

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