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Unformatted text preview: MULTIPLE CHOICE Conceptual 21. General-purpose financial statements are the product of a. financial accounting. b. managerial accounting. c. both financial and managerial accounting. d. neither financial nor managerial accounting. 22. Users of financial reports include all of the following except a. creditors. b. government agencies. c. unions. d. All of these are users. 23. The financial statements most frequently provided include all of the following except the a. balance sheet. b. income statement. c. statement of cash flows. d. statement of retained earnings. 24. The information provided by financial reporting pertains to a. individual business enterprises, rather than to industries or an economy as a whole or to members of society as consumers. b. business industries, rather than to individual enterprises or an economy as a whole or to members of society as consumers. c. individual business enterprises, industries, and an economy as a whole, rather than to members of society as consumers. d. an economy as a whole and to members of society as consumers, rather than to individual enterprises or industries. P 25. The process of identifying, measuring, analyzing, and communicating financial information needed by management to plan, evaluate, and control an organizations operations is called a. financial accounting. b. managerial accounting. c. tax accounting. d. auditing. 26. Whether a business is successful and thrives is determined by a. markets. b. free enterprise. c. competition. d. all of these. 27. An effective capital allocation process a. promotes productivity. b. encourages innovation. c. provides an efficient market for buying and selling securities. d. all of these. 28. Financial statements in the early 2000s provide information related to a. non-financial measurements. b. forward-looking data. c. hard assets (inventory and plant assets). d. none of these. 29. Which of the following statements is not an objective of financial reporting? a. Provide information that is useful in investment and credit decisions. b. Provide information about enterprise resources, claims to those resources, and changes to them. c. Provide information on the liquidation value of an enterprise. d. Provide information that is useful in assessing cash flow prospects. 30. Accrual accounting is used because a. cash flows are considered less important. b. it provides a better indication of ability to generate cash flows than the cash basis. c. it recognizes revenues when cash is received and expenses when cash is paid. d. none of the above. 31. One objective of financial reporting is to provide a. information about the investors in the business entity. b. information about the liquidation values of the resources held by the enterprise....
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- Spring '11