Chapter 2 MC - 21.Generally accepted accounting principles...

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21.Generally accepted accounting principles a. are fundamental truths or axioms that can be derived from laws of nature. b. derive their authority from legal court proceedings. c. derive their credibility and authority from general recognition and acceptance by the accounting profession. d. have been specified in detail in the FASB conceptual framework. 22. A soundly developed conceptual framework of concepts and objectives should 23. Which of the following (a-c) are not true concerning a conceptual framework in account-ing? 24. What is a purpose of having a conceptual framework? S 25. Which of the following is not a benefit associated with the FASB Conceptual Framework Project? a. A conceptual framework should increase financial statement users' understanding of and confidence in financial reporting. b. Practical problems should be more quickly solvable by reference to an existing conceptual framework. c. A coherent set of accounting standards and rules should result. d. Business entities will need far less assistance from accountants because the financial reporting process will be quite easy to apply. 26. In the conceptual framework for financial reporting, what provides "the why"--the goals and purposes of accounting? 27. The underlying theme of the conceptual framework is 28. Which of the following is not an objective of financial reporting? P
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