# Multiple Choice And Short Answer

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TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

1. The required rate of return reflects the costs of funds needed to finance a

project.

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2. The weighted average cost of capital is computed using before-tax costs of

each of the sources of financing that a firm uses to finance a project.

2) _______

3. Tax credits that cannot be used by one firm can take on value if the firm is

acquired by another firm.

4. For the risk-averse financial manager, the more risky a given course of

action, the higher the expected return must be.

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5. Economic exposure refers to the overall impact of exchange rate changes on

the value of the firm.

6. Tax credits that cannot be used by one firm can take on value if the firm is

acquired by another firm.

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7. The cash budget can be used as an accurate standard for control purposes

by adjusting the cost figures for planned sales in proportion to total assets

8. Carrying inventory reduces the costs associated with periodic bad debt

losses.

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9. A conflict can occur when using NPV and IRR to evaluate a project because

the IRR assumes reinvestment at the IRR rate while the NPV assumes

reinvestment at the cost of capital.

10. Corporate debt markets clearly dominate the corporate equity markets when

new funds are being raised.

.MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

11. A project costs $10,000 and is expected to return after-tax cash flows of

$3,000 each year for the next 10 years. This project's payback period is:

a. three years.

b. three and one-third years.

c. four years.

d. 10 years

12. Which of the following financial ratios is the best measure of how effectively

a firm's management is serving its stockholders?

a. Current ratio

b. Debt ratio

c. ACP

d. Return on equity

13. The rate that a subsidiary or parent of the multinational corporation charges

other divisions of the firm for its products is called a(n):

a. forward price.

b. transaction price.

c. transfer price.

d. exchange price.

14. __________ is a method of offering securities to a limited number of

investors.

a. Initial public offering

b. Private placement

c. Public offering

d. Syndicated underwriting

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15. Fixed costs include all of the following EXCEPT:

a. administrative salaries.

b. property taxes.

c. sales commissions.

d. Insurance

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Please provide any back-up of your calculations on a separate sheet of paper so that partial credit can be assigned. You may provide either a Word document or an Excel spreadsheet.

16. A company collects 60% of its sales during the month of the sale, 30% one

month after the sale, and 10% two months after the sale. The company

expects sales of $10,000 in August, $20,000 in September, $30,000 in

October, and $40,000 in November. How much money is expected to be

collected in October?

a. $25,000

b. $15,000

c. $35,000

d. None of the above

17. National Geographic is replacing an old printing press with a new

one. The old press is being sold for $350,000 and it has a net

book value of $75,000. Assume that National Geographic is in the

40% income tax bracket. How much will National Geographic pay in

income taxes from the sale?

a. $140,000

b. $45,000

c. $110,000

d. $87,010

18. Three years from now, Barbara Waters will purchase a laptop computer that

will cost $2,250. Assume that Barbara can earn 6.25% (compounded

monthly) on her money. How much should she set aside today for the

purchase? Round off to the nearest $1.

a. $1,250

b. $900

c. $1,866

d. $3,775

19. How much would an investor be willing to pay today for an investment that

returns $1,000 every year at year-end for five years if he wants to earn a

10% annual return on the investment?

a. $1,000

b. $3,791

c. $5,000

d. $7,700

20. Kannan Carpets, Inc. has asked you to calculate the company's current

ratio for 2001. All you have is a partial balance sheet and some

assumptions. Using the information provided, calculate Kannan's quick ratio

for 2001.

Gross profit margin = 50%

Inventory turnover (COGS/Inv) = 5

2001 sales = $3,000

Assets Liabilities & Equity

Cash ? Accounts payable $50

AR $40 Accruals ?

Inventory ? Long-term debt $400

Net fixed assets $500 Equity $250

Total assets $900 Total liab. & equity ?

a. 0.2

b. 0.4

c. 0.6

d. 0.8

21. If Challenge Corporation has sales of $2 million per year (all credit) and an

average collection period of 35 days, what is its average amount of

accounts receivable (assume a 360-day year)?

a. $194,444

b. $ 57,143

c. $ 5,556

d. $ 97,222

22. The cost of capital for a firm which uses 45% debt at an after-tax cost of 10%

and 55% common stock at a 15% cost is:

a. 12.25%.

b. 12.50%.

c. 12.75%.

d. 13.00%.

e. 13.25%.

John R. Scherzi Page 4 6/22/2009

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23. As the financial manager for a manufacturing firm, you have constructed

the following partial pro forma income statement for the next fiscal year.

Sales $11,200,000

Variable costs 5,600,000

Revenue before fixed costs 5,600,000

Fixed costs 2,400,000

EBIT 3,200,000

Interest expenses 1,600,000

Earnings before taxes 1,600,000

Taxes (40%) 640,000

Net income $ 960,000

a. What is the degree of operating leverage at this level of output?

b. What is the degree of financial leverage?

c. What is the degree of combined leverage?

d. What is the break-even point in sales dollars for the firm?

e. If the average variable unit cost is $8, what is the break-even point in

units?

24. TABLE 1

Financial Data for Dooley Sportswear December 31, 1996

Inventory $206,250

Long-Term Debt $300,000

Interest Expense $ 5,000

Accumulated Depreciation $442,500

Cash $180,000

Net Sales $1,500,000

Common Stock $800,000

Accounts Receivable $225,000

Operating Expenses $525,000

Notes Payable - Current $187,500

Cost of Goods Sold $937,500

Plant and Equipment $1,312,500

Accounts payable $168,750

Marketable Securities - current $95,000

Prepaid Insurance $80,000

Accrued Wages $65,000

Federal income Taxes $5,750

From the information presented in Table 5, calculate the following financial ratios for the Dooley Sportswear Company. Assume a 360 day year.

a. current ratio d. operating profit margin

b. Inventory Turns e. net profit margin

c. average collection period

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