Accounting for Partnership Firms-Partnership (CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education- Board Exam) Class-12 Accountancy): Questions 5 - 8 of 30

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Question number: 5

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Alka, Barkha and Charu are partners in a firm having no partnership agreement. Alka, Barkha and Charu contributed Rs. 2, 00, 000, Rs. 3, 00, 000 and Rs. 1, 00, 000 respectively. Alka and Barkha desire that the profits should be divided in the ratio of capital contribution. Charu does not agree to this. Is Charu correct? Give reasoning.

Question number: 6

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What is Surrender Value?

Question number: 7

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P and Q are partners with capitals of Rs. 6, 00, 000 and Rs. 4, 00, 000 respectively. The profit and Loss Account of the firm showed a net Profit of Rs. 4, 26, 800 for the year. Prepare Profit and Loss account after taking the following into consideration: -

  1. Interest on P’s Loan of Rs. 2, 00, 000 to the firm
  2. Interest on Drawings@8 % p. a. Drawings were; P Rs. 80, 000 and Q Rs. 1000, 000.
  3. Interest on ’capital to be allowed@6 % p. a.
  4. Q is to be allowed a commission on sales@3%. Sales for the year was Rs. 1000000
  5. 10 % of the divisible profits is to be kept in a Reserve Account.

Question number: 8

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X and Y are partners as they share profits in the proportion of 3: 1 their balance sheet as at 31.03. 07 as follows.

Balance sheet as on 31st march, 2007.

table shows assets and liabilities of the partnership firm at the end of the financial year.





Capital Account



1, 76, 000

1, 45, 200


1, 65, 000


91, 300


24, 500


1, 32, 000


35, 200

Bills Receivable

28, 600


27, 500

4, 12, 500

4, 12, 500

On the same date, Z is admitted into partnership for 1/5th share on the following terms

  1. Goodwill is to be valued at 3 years purchase of average profits of last for year which were Rs. 20, 000 Rs. 17, 000 Rs. 9, 000 (Loss) respectively.
  2. Stock is fund to be overvalue by Rs. 2, 000 Furniture is reduced and Land to be appreciated by 10 % each, a provision for Bad Debts@12 % is to be created on Debtors and a Provision of Discount of Creditors@4 % is to be created.
  3. A liability to the extent of Rs. 1, 500 should be created for a claim against the firm for damages.
  4. An item of Rs. 1, 000 included in Creditors is not likely to be claimed, and hence it should be written off.

Prepare Revaluation Account, Partners: Capital Accounts and Balance Sheet of the new firm if Z is to contribute proportionate capital and goodwill. The capital of partners are to be in profit sharing ratio by opening current Accounts.


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