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Subsidiary Ledger: Definition & Examples

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a controlling account?

2. Which of the following would be the controlling account for subsidiary accounts of nuts, bolts, steel, and copper?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your comprehension of a subsidiary ledger. You'll need to grasp things like types of accounts and examples of a controlling account.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Identify controlling account for subsidiary accounts of nuts, bolts, steel and copper
  • Name a type of system which uses subsidiary ledgers to increase profits by tracking detailed information
  • Recognize the term used to describe a group of similar accounts placed together under a controlling account

Skills Practiced

Use the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on subsidiary ledger
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about credit accounts in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of controlling accounts and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of system which uses subsidiary ledgers to increase profits by tracking detailed information

Additional Learning

Find out more about subsidiary ledgers with this lesson named Subsidiary Ledger: Definition & Examples. The lesson will cover the following study objectives:

  • Determine what a subsidiary ledger is
  • Analyze examples of a subsidiary ledger
  • Understand controlling accounts
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