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Select the correct answer for each of the following questions.
1. On January 1, 20X1, Prim Inc. acquired all of Scrap Inc.’s outstanding common shares for cash equal to the stock’s book value. The carrying amounts of Scrap’s assets and liabilities approximated their fair values, except that the carrying amount of its building was more than fair value. In preparing Prim’s 20X1 consolidated income statement, which of the following adjustments would be made?
a. Decrease depreciation expense and recognize goodwill amortization.
b. Increase depreciation expense and recognize goodwill amortization.
c. Decrease depreciation expense and recognize no goodwill amortization.
d. Increase depreciation expense and recognize no goodwill amortization.
2. The first examination of Rudd Corporation’s financial statements was made for the year ended
December 31, 20X8. The auditor found that Rudd had acquired another company on January 1, 20X8, and had recorded goodwill of $100,000 in connection with this acquisition. Although a friend of the auditor believes the goodwill will last no more than five years, Rudd’s management has found no impairment of goodwill during 20X8. In its 20X8 financial statements, Rudd should report


3. Consolidated financial statements are being prepared for a parent and its four subsidiaries that have intercompany loans of $100,000 and intercompany profits of $300,000. How much of these intercompany loans and profits should be eliminated?


4. On April 1, 20X8, Plum Inc. paid $1,700,000 for all of Long Corp.’s issued and outstanding common stock. On that date, the costs and fair values of Long’s recorded assets and liabilities were as follows:



In Plum’s March 31, 20X9, consolidated balance sheet, what amount of goodwill should be reported as a result of this business combination?
a. $360,000.
b. $396,000.
c. $400,000.
d.$440,000.


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