MC.Ch.17 - Practice MC for Chapter 17 Page 1 CHAPTER 17...

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Practice MC for Chapter 17 Page 1 CHAPTER 17 INVESTMENTS MULTIPLE CHOICE—Conceptual 24. Unrealized holding gains or losses which are recognized in income are from securities classified as a. held-to-maturity. b. available-for-sale. c. trading. d. none of these. 25. When an investor's accounting period ends on a date that does not coincide with an interest receipt date for bonds held as an investment, the investor must a. make an adjusting entry to debit Interest Receivable and to credit Interest Revenue for the amount of interest accrued since the last interest receipt date. b. notify the issuer and request that a special payment be made for the appropriate portion of the interest period. c. make an adjusting entry to debit Interest Receivable and to credit Interest Revenue for the total amount of interest to be received at the next interest receipt date. d. do nothing special and ignore the fact that the accounting period does not coincide with the bond's interest period. 28. Use of the effective-interest method in amortizing bond premiums and discounts results in a. a greater amount of interest income over the life of the bond issue than would result from use of the straight-line method. b. a varying amount being recorded as interest income from period to period. c. a variable rate of return on the book value of the investment. d. a smaller amount of interest income over the life of the bond issue than would result from use of the straight-line method. 30. A requirement for a security to be classified as held-to-maturity is a. ability to hold the security to maturity. b. positive intent. c. the security must be a debt security. d. All of these are required. 33. Which of the following is not correct in regard to trading securities? a. They are held with the intention of selling them in a short period of time. b. Unrealized holding gains and losses are reported as part of net income. c. Any discount or premium is not amortized. d. All of these are correct. 42. Which of the following is not generally correct about recording a sale of a debt security before maturity date? a. Accrued interest will be received by the seller even though it is not an interest payment date. b. An entry must be made to amortize a discount to the date of sale. c. The entry to amortize a premium to the date of sale includes a credit to the Premium on Investments in Debt Securities. d. A gain or loss on the sale is not extraordinary.
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Practice MC for Chapter 17 Page 2 43. When a company has acquired a "passive interest" in another corporation, the acquiring company should account for the investment a. by using the equity method. b. by using the fair value method. c. by using the effective interest method. d.
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MC.Ch.17 - Practice MC for Chapter 17 Page 1 CHAPTER 17...

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