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1) What is the best way to handle manufacturing overhead costs in order to get the most timely job cost information?

 A. The company should add actual manufacturing overhead costs to jobs as soon as the overhead costs are incurred.

B. The company should determine an allocation rate as soon as the actual costs are known, and then apply manufacturing overhead to  jobs.

C. The company should account for only the direct production costs.

D. The company should apply overhead using an estimated rate throughout the year.

2) At the end of the year, manufacturing overhead has been overapplied. What occurred to create this situation?

A. The company incurred more manufacturing overhead costs than the manufacturing overhead assigned to jobs.

B. The actual manufacturing overhead costs were less than the manufacturing overhead assigned to jobs.

C. The company incurred more total job costs than the amount budgeted for the job.

D. Estimated manufacturing overhead was less than actual manufacturing overhead costs.

3) Luca Company overapplied manufacturing overhead during 2006. Which one of the following is part of the year end entry to dispose of the overapplied amount assuming the amount is material?

A. A decrease to work in process inventory

B. A decrease to applied overhead

C. An increase to finished goods

D. An increase to cost of goods sold

4) Which of the following would be accounted for using a job order cost system?

A. The production of textbooks

B. The production of town homes

C. The pasteurization of milk

D. The production of cans of spinach

5) Which one of the following is NEVER part of recording the issuance of raw materials in a job order cost system?

A. Debit Manufacturing Overhead

B. Debit Finished Goods Inventory

C. Debit Work in Process Inventory

D. Credit Raw Materials Inventory

6) What is unique about the flow of costs in a job order cost system?

A. It involves accumulating material, labor, and manufacturing overhead costs as they are incurred in order to determine the job cost.

B. Each job is costed separately in a Work in Process subsidiary ledger.

C. Job costs cannot be measured until all overhead costs are determined.

D. There are no costs remaining in Work in Process at year end.

7) Which one of the following costs would be included in manufacturing overhead of a lawn mower manufacturer?

A. The cost of the fuel lines that run from the motor to the gas tank

B. The cost of the wheels

C. Depreciation on the testing equipment

D. The wages earned by motor assemblers

8) What broad functions do the management of an organization perform?

A. Planning, directing, and controlling

B. Directing, manufacturing, and controlling

C. Planning, directing, and selling

D. Planning, manufacturing, and controlling

9) Which of the following represents the correct order in which inventories are reported on a manufacturer’s balance sheet?

A. Work in process, finished goods raw materials

B. Raw materials, work in process, finished goods

C. Finished goods, work in process, raw materials

D. Work in process, raw materials, finished goods

10) In traditional costing systems, overhead is generally applied based on

A. machine hours

B. direct labor

C. direct material dollars

D. units of production

11) An activity that has a direct cause-effect relationship with the resources consumed is a(n)

A. overhead rate

B. product activity

C. cost driver

D. cost pool

12) A well-designed activity-based costing system starts with

A. computing the activity-based overhead rate

B. analyzing the activities performed to manufacture a product

C. identifying the activity-cost pools

D. assigning manufacturing overhead costs for each activity cost pool to products

13) Which of the following factors would suggest a switch to activity-based costing?

A. Overhead costs constitute a significant portion of total costs.

B. Production managers use data provided by the existing system.

C. Product lines similar in volume and manufacturing complexity.

D. The manufacturing process has been stable.

14) All of the following statements are correct EXCEPT that

A. the objective of installing ABC in service firms is different than it is in a manufacturing firm

B. the general approach to identifying activities and activity cost pools is the same in a service company as in a manufacturing company

C. activity-based costing has been widely adopted in service industries

D. a larger proportion of overhead costs are company-wide costs in service industries

15) What sometimes makes implementation of activity-based costing difficult in service industries is

A. identifying activities, activity cost plus, and cost drivers

B. attempting to reduce or eliminate nonvalue-added activities

C. the labeling of activities as value-added

D. that a larger proportion of overhead costs are company-wide costs

16) One of Astro Company's activity cost pools is machine setups, with estimated overhead of $150,000. Astro produces sparklers (400 setups) and lighters (600 setups). How much of the machine setup cost pool should be assigned to sparklers?

A. $60,000

B. $90,000

C. $150,000

D. $75,000

17) Poodle Company manufactures two products, Mini A and Maxi B. Poodle's overhead costs consist of setting up machines, $800,000; machining, $1,800,000; and inspecting, $600,000. Information on the two products is:

Mini AMaxi B

Direct labor hours15,00025,000

Machine setups600400

Machine hours24,00026,000

Inspections800700

Overhead applied to Mini A using activity-based costing is

A. $1,536,000

B. $1,664,000

C. $1,920,000

D. $1,200,000

18) Poodle Company manufactures two products, Mini A and Maxi B. Poodle's overhead costs consist of setting up machines, $800,000; machining, $1,800,000; and inspecting, $600,000. Information on the two products is:

                                    Mini A                         Maxi B

Direct labor hours       15,000                         25,000

Machine setups           600                  400

Machine hours                         24,000                         26,000

Inspections                  800                  700

Overhead applied to Maxi B using activity-based costing is

A. $1,536,000

B. $1,664,000

C. $2,000,000

D. $1,280,000

19) Seran Company has contacted Truckel Inc. with an offer to sell it 5,000 of the wickets for $18 each. If Truckel makes the wickets, variable costs are $11 per unit. Fixed costs are $12 per unit; however, $5 per unit is avoidable. Should Truckel make or buy the wickets?

A. Buy; savings = $10,000

B. Make; savings = $20,000

C. Make; savings = $10,000

D. Buy; savings = $25,000

 20) Rosen, Inc. has 10,000 obsolete calculators, which are carried in inventory at a cost of $20,000. If the calculators are scrapped, they can be sold for $1.10 each (for parts). If they are repackaged, at a cost of $15,000, they could be sold to toy stores for $2.50 per unit. What alternative should be chosen, and why?

A. Repackage; revenue is $5,000 greater than cost.

B. Scrap; incremental loss is $9,000.

C. Repackage; receive profit of $10,000.

D. Scrap; profit is $1,000 greater.

21) The cost to produce Part A was $10 per unit in 2005. During 2006, it has increased to $11 per unit. In 2006, Supplier Company has offered to supply Part A for $9 per unit. For the make-or-buy decision,

A. incremental costs are $1 per unit

B. net relevant costs are $1 per unit

C. differential costs are $2 per unit

D. incremental revenues are $2 per unit

22) Hartley, Inc. has one product with a selling price per unit of $200, the unit variable cost is $75, and the total monthly fixed costs are $300,000. How much is Hartley’s contribution margin ratio?

A. 37.5%

B. 150%.

C. 266.6%

D. 62.5%.

23) Which statement describes a fixed cost?

A. The amount per unit varies depending on the activity level.

B. It varies in total at every level of activity.

C. It remains the same per unit regardless of activity level.

 

D. Its total varies proportionally to the level of activity.

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