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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 10 - Making Capital Investment Decisions 1. The difference between a firm's future cash flows if it accepts a project and the firm's future cash flows if it does not accept the project is referred to as the project's: A. incremental cash flows. B. internal cash flows. C. external cash flows. D. erosion effects. E. financing cash flows. 2. The option that is foregone so that an asset can be utilized by a specific project is referred to as which one of the following? A. salvage value B. wasted value C. sunk cost D. opportunity cost E. erosion 3. The depreciation tax shield is best defined as the: A. amount of tax that is saved when an asset is purchased. B. tax that is avoided when an asset is sold as salvage. C. amount of tax that is due when an asset is sold. D. amount of tax that is saved because of the depreciation expense. E. amount by which the aftertax depreciation expense lowers net income. 4. The annual annuity stream of payments that has the same present value as a project's costs is referred to as which one of the following? A. yearly incremental costs B. sunk costs C. opportunity costs D. erosion cost E. equivalent annual cost 5. Kelley's Baskets makes handmade baskets for distribution to upscale retail outlets. The firm is currently considering making handmade wreaths as well. Which one of the following is the best example of an incremental operating cash flow related to the wreath project? A. storing supplies in the same space currently used for materials storage B. utilizing the basket manager to oversee wreath production C. hiring additional employees to handle the increased workload should the firm accept the wreath project D. researching the market to determine if wreath sales might be profitable before deciding to proceed E. planning on lower interest expense by assuming the proceeds of the wreath sales will be used to reduce the firm's currently outstanding debt 10-1 Chapter 10 - Making Capital Investment Decisions 6. Danielle's is a furniture store that is considering adding appliances to its offerings. Which of the following should be considered incremental cash flows of this project? I. utilizing the credit offered by a supplier to purchase the appliance inventory II. benefiting from increased furniture sales to appliance customers III. borrowing money from a bank to fund the appliance project IV. purchasing parts for inventory to handle any appliance repairs that might be necessary A. I and II only B. III and IV only C. I, II, and IV only D. II, III, and IV only E. I, II, III, and IV 7. Which one of the following best illustrates erosion as it relates to a hot dog stand located on the beach? A. providing both ketchup and mustard for its customer's use B. repairing the roof of the hot dog stand because of water damage C. selling fewer hot dogs because hamburgers were added to the menu D. offering French fries but not onion rings E. losing sales due to bad weather 8. Which of the following should be included in the analysis of a new product?Which of the following should be included in the analysis of a new product?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course MGMT 310 taught by Professor Matthewjamesbarcaskey during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
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