CA Foundation Principles of Accounting: Questions 6 - 17 of 502

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Question number: 6

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Contingent Assets and Liabilities

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State the differences between a liability and a contingent liability?

Question number: 7

» Theoretical Framework » Accounting Concepts, Principles and Conventions

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Discuss the going concern concept with an example?

Question number: 8

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Contingent Assets and Liabilities

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What is meant by the term contingent liability?

Question number: 9

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Fundamental Errors

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What is meant by the term error of commission?

Question number: 10

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Fundamental Errors

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Mention the types of errors that take place during the accounting process?

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An error can occur in the accounting process at any step. The errors that take place while recording a transaction are classified as follows:

  • On the basis of their effect on the trial balance

    • Errors effecting the agreement of the trial balance

    • Errors not effecting the agreement of the trial… (45 more words) …

Question number: 11

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Capital and Revenue Expenditures

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How will you classify the following expenses?

  1. Inauguration expenses incurred in the opening of a new showroom

  2. Voluntary retirement compensation paid to workers

  3. Foreign travel expenses in connection with purchase of machinery

  4. Lawyer’s fees paid to defend a case relating to the ownership of land

Question number: 12

» Theoretical Framework » Accounting Standards

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What is the meaning of convergence?

Question number: 13

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Capital and Revenue Receipts

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Differentiate between capital and revenue receipts?

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Capital and revenue receipts are different from each other on the following basis:

Difference between capital and revenue receipt

The basis on which capital and revenue receipts are differentiated from each other

Basis of difference

Capital receipt

Revenue receipt

Nature

These are non-recurring in nature

Its recurring in nature

Accounting… (74 more words) …

Question number: 14

» Accounting Process » Books of Accounts - Preparation of Trial Balance

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Describe the classification of accounts briefly?

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All the transactions that occur in a business enterprise can be classified into three types. Every account head that is used in the transaction should be capable of coming under any one of the three types. The three types of classification are as follows:

  • Personal Accounts:

    • Natural personal account: this… (159 more words) …

Question number: 15

» Theoretical Framework » Accounting Standards

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Who are the users of the financial reports?

Question number: 16

» Theoretical Framework » Accounting Standards

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What is meant by the term accounting standard?

Question number: 17

» Theoretical Framework » Meaning and Scope of Accounting

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What are the objectives of accounting?

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