ACC- 500 Questions- Set-2
Question No 11
Budgeted cost rates are used for allocating variable costs of service departments to user departments because ________.
it provides service departments a greater incentive to be efficient
it protects user departments from inefficiencies in service departments
it protects managers in service departments from inflation
A and B
Question No 12
When determining product costs, the last step in the traditional approach to cost allocation is ________.
trace direct costs to products
divide costs in each producing department into direct costs and indirect costs
select cost pools and cost allocation bases in each production department and assign indirect department costs to the appropriate cost pool
allocate the costs in each cost pool to the products in proportion to their usage of the related
Question No 13
USC Company has the following information available:
Budgeted factory overhead costs $90,000
Actual factory overhead costs $80,000
Budgeted direct labor hours 20,000
Actual direct labor hours 21,000
Assume direct labor hours are the cost driver of factory overhead costs. The budgeted factory overhead rate is ________.
$4.50 per direct labor hour
$4.00 per direct labor hour
$3.57 per direct labor hour
$3.81 per direct labor hour
Question No 14
If a department identifies more than one cost driver for overhead costs, the department ideally should________.
create as many cost pools as there are cost drivers
put 80 percent of the costs into one pool and 20 percent into a second pool
allocate 80 percent of the costs with 20 percent of the cost drivers
select a single cost driver
Question No 15
The only difference between the net income between variable costing and absorption costing is the treatment of ________.
fixed selling costs
fixed manufacturing overhead costs
variable administrative costs
variable selling costs
Question No 16
Is the comparison of actual overhead costs to budgeted overhead costs part of the product-costing process or part of the control process? Explain.
The comparison of actual overhead costs to budgeted overhead costs is part of the
- Control Process or 2) Product Costing Process
it is part of this process because
it tells managers how to control actual overhead costs.
it tells managers when the actual results differ from what was expected.
it tells managers how to control inventory costs.
it tells managers how to improve the process.
Question No 27
The production volume variance is a line item on the ________ income statement.
absorption costing and variable costing
Question No 17
The ________ system is better suited for a single physical unit or a few similar units.
Question No 18
In a job−order system, accountants apply factory overhead costs to
Work−In−Process Inventory by using the ________. The company does not use
budgeted overhead rate
actual overhead costs
actual overhead rate
budgeted indirect costs for value chain functions
Question No 19
Durante Company produces plastic cups in a one−department
process. The following data is available for the past month:
Work−in−process inventory, beginning 0
Units started 60,000
Units completed and transferred 48,000
Work−in−process inventory, ending 12,000
The units in process at the end of the month are 100 percent complete with respect to materials and 50 percent complete with respect to conversion costs. What are the equivalent units for conversion costs for the month?