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1. The effects of purchasing inventory on credit are to:
a. Increase assets and increase liabilities.
b. Increase assets and increase stockholders ‘equity.
c. Decrease assets and decrease stockholders’ equity.
d. Decrease assets and decrease liabilities.
2. The effects of paying salaries for the current period are to:
a. Increase assets and increase stockholders’ equity.
b. Increase assets and increase liabilities.
c. Decrease assets and decrease liabilities.
d. Decrease assets and decrease stockholders’ equity.
3. Which of the following statements is false?
a. Transactions are frequently analyzed using a T-account.
b. All T-accounts have both a debit and a credit side.
c. The left side of a T-account is called the credit side.
d. The amount in an account at any time is called the balance of the account.
4. Which of the following statements are true?
I. Debits represent decreases and credits represent increases.
II. Debits must always equal credits.
III. Assets have normal debit balances while liabilities and stockholders’ equity have normal credit balances.
a. I
b. I and II
c. II and III
d. All of these are true.
5. Debits will:
a. Increase assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, and dividends.
b. Increase assets, expenses, and dividends.
c. Decrease assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, and dividends.
d. Decrease liabilities, revenues, and dividends.
6. Which of the following statements are true?
I. A journal provides a chronological record of a transaction.
II. A journal entry contains the complete effect of a transaction.
III. The first step in preparing a journal entry involves analyzing the transaction.
a. I and II
b. II and III
c. I and III
d. All of these are true.
7. Posting:
a. Involves transferring the information in journal entries to the general ledger.
b. Is an optional step in the accounting cycle.
c. Is performed after a trial balance is prepared.
d. Involves transferring information to the trial balance.
8. A trial balance:
a. Lists only revenue and expense accounts.
b. Lists all accounts and their balances.
c. Will help detect omitted journal entries.
d. Detects all errors that could be made during the journalizing or posting steps of the accounting cycle.


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