This archive file of ACC 440 Final Exam Test comprises:
1) The equity method of accounting for a stock investments requires that an investor recognize its share of earnings in the period in which the
2) Which of the following observations is consistent with the equity method of accounting?
3) Under the cost method of accounting for a stock investment, the differential
4) Byner Corporation accounts for its investment in the common stock of Yount Company under the equity method. Byner Corporation should ordinarily record a cash dividend received from Yount as
5) On January 1, 2007, Yang Corporation acquired 25 % of the outstanding shares of Spiel Corporation for $100,000 cash. Spiel Company reported net income of $75,000 and paid dividends of $30,000 for both 2007 and 2008. The fair value of shares held by Yang was $110,000 and $105,000 on December 31, 2007 and 2008, respectively. What amount will be reported by Yang as balance in investment in Spiel on December 31, 2008, if it used the equity method of accounting?
6) On January 1, 2007, Yang Corporation acquired 25 % of the outstanding shares of Spiel Corporation for $100,000 cash. Spiel Company reported net income of $75,000 and paid dividends of $30,000 for both 2007 and 2008. The fair value of shares held by Yang was $110,000 and $105,000 on December 31, 2007 and 2008, respectively. What amount will be reported by Yang as income from its investment in Spiel for 2008, if it used the equity method of accounting?
10) On December 5, 2008, Texas based Imperial Corporation purchased goods from a Saudi Arabian firm for 100,000 riyals (SAR), to be paid on January 10, 2009. The transaction is denominated in Saudi riyals. Imperial’s fiscal year ends on December 31, and its reporting currency is the U.S. dollar. The exchange rates are:
Based on this information, what journal entry would Imperial make on December 31, 2008, to revalue foreign currency payable to equivalent U.S. dollar value?
11) Mint Corporation has several transactions with foreign entities. Each transaction is denominated in the local currency unit of the country in which the foreign entity is located. On November 2, 2008, Mint sold confectionary items to a foreign company at a price of LCU 23,000 when the direct exchange rate was 1 LCU = $1.08. The account has not been settled as of December 31, 2008, when the exchange rate has increased to 1 LCU = $1.10. The foreign exchange gain or loss on Mint’s records at year-end for this transaction will be
12) On September 3, 2008, Jackson Corporation purchases goods for a U.S. dollar equivalent of $17,000 from a Swiss company. The transaction is denominated in Swiss francs (SFr). The payment is made on October 10. The exchange rates were September 3: 1 Swiss franc = $.85 October 10: 1 Swiss franc = $.90 What entry is required to revalue foreign currency payable to U.S. dollar equivalent value on October 10?
13) The balance in Newsprint Corp.’s foreign exchange loss account was $10,000 on December 31, 2008, before any necessary year-end adjustment relating to the following: (1) Newsprint had a $15,000 debit resulting from the restatement in dollars of the accounts of its wholly owned foreign subsidiary for the year ended December 31, 2008.
(2) Newsprint had an account payable to an unrelated foreign supplier, payable in the supplier’s local currency unit (LCU) on January 15, 2009. The U.S. dollar
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