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LONG-TERM LIABILITIES MULTIPLE CHOICE Conceptual 1. An example of an item which is not a liability is a. dividends payable in stock. b. advances from customers on contracts. c. accrued estimated warranty costs. d. the portion of long-term debt due within one year. 2. The covenants and other terms of the agreement between the issuer of bonds and the lender are set forth in the a. bond indenture. b. bond debenture. c. registered bond. d. bond coupon. 3. The term used for bonds that are unsecured as to principal is a. junk bonds. b. debenture bonds. c. indebenture bonds. d. callable bonds. 4. The interest rate written in the terms of the bond indenture is known as the a. coupon rate. b. nominal rate. c. stated rate. d. coupon rate, nominal rate, or stated rate. 5. The rate of interest actually earned by bondholders is called the a. stated rate. b. yield rate. c. effective rate. d. effective, yield, or market rate. 6. Stone, Inc. issued bonds with a maturity amount of $200,000 and a maturity ten years from date of issue. If the bonds were issued at a premium, this indicates that a. the effective yield or market rate of interest exceeded the stated (nominal) rate. b. the nominal rate of interest exceeded the market rate. c. the market and nominal rates coincided. d. no necessary relationship exists between the two rates. 7. If bonds are initially sold at a discount and the straight-line method of amortization is used, interest expense in the earlier years will a. exceed what it would have been had the effective interest method of amortization been used. b. be less than what it would have been had the effective interest method of amortization been used. Test Bank for Intermediate Accounting, Eleventh Edition c. be the same as what it would have been had the effective interest method of amortization been used. d. be less than the stated (nominal) rate of interest. 8. Under the effective interest method of bond discount or premium amortization, the periodic interest expense is equal to a. the stated (nominal) rate of interest multiplied by the face value of the bonds. b. the market rate of interest multiplied by the face value of the bonds. c. the stated rate multiplied by the beginning-of-period carrying amount of the bonds. d. the market rate multiplied by the beginning-of-period carrying amount of the bonds. 9. When the effective interest method is used to amortize bond premium or discount, the periodic amortization will a. increase if the bonds were issued at a discount. b. decrease if the bonds were issued at a premium. c. increase if the bonds were issued at a premium. d. increase if the bonds were issued at either a discount or a premium. 10. If bonds are issued between interest dates, the entry on the books of the issuing corporation could include a a. debit to Interest Payable.... View Full Document

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