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4) The General Fund of the City of Richmond approved a tax levy for the calendar year 2009 in the amount of $1,600,000. Of that amount, $30,000 is expected to be uncollectible. During 2009, $1,400,000 was collected. During 2010, $100,000 was collected during the first 30 days, $40,000 was collected during the next 30 days and $30,000 was collected during the next 30 days. During the postaudit, you discovered that the city showed $1,570,000 in revenues. What adjusting entry would you need to make, assuming you decided to allow the maximum amount of revenues for 2009, using modified accrual accounting?

A. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $200,000
B. No entry is necessary
C. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $70,000
D. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $30,000

5) Short-term loans which are backed by the taxing power of the governmental unit and used to meet working capital requirements are called:

A. other financing sources
B. appropriation loan
C. inter-fund loans
D. tax anticipation notes

6) A local government was awarded a federal grant in the amount of $600,000 to provide for a summer employment program for young people. The grant was a reimbursement grant and was awarded on April 30, 2009. The local government expended the resources as follows: June, 2009, $220,000; July 2009, $200,000; August, 2009, $180,000. The federal government provided the funds the following months. The local government would recognize revenues for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009 in which amount?

A. $420,000
B. $600,000
C. $220,000
D. $ - 0 -

7) When supplies ordered by a governmental unit are received at an actual price which is more than the estimated price on the purchase order, the Encumbrance Control account is:

A. debited for the estimated price on the purchase order
B. debited for the actual price for the supplies received
C. credited for the actual price on the purchase order
D. credited for the original estimated price for the supplies received

8) The City of Lonesome Pines levied property taxes for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009 in the amount of $8,000,000. It is estimated that 2% will not be collected. During the year ended June 30, 2009, $7,200,000 in property taxes were collected. It is estimated that $400,000 will be collected during the next 60 days, $240,000 will be collected after 60 days and $160,000 will not be collected. What is the maximum amount Lonesome Pines can recognize as property tax revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009 in its Governmental Funds Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances, assuming there were no unpaid property taxes at the end of the previous year?

A. $7,840,000
B. $8,000,000
C. $7,600,000
D. $7,200,000

9) Which of the following accounts of a governmental unit is debited when supplies previously ordered are received?

A. Reserve for Encumbrances
B. Reserve for Supplies
C. Appropriations
D. Encumbrances Control

10) When payrolls and other liabilities are incurred and must be paid before substantial amounts of cash will be collected, what type of short-term note is desirable and secured by a government's power to tax?

A. Tax Anticipation Note Payable
B. Tax Budget Note Payable
C. Tax Encumbrances Note Payable
D. Tax Relief Note Payable

11) What is a Special Revenue Fund?

A. A fund used to account for revenues from general taxes or other revenue sources that by law are designated to finance general activities of the government
B. A fund used to account for all revenue transactions of a governmental unit that are not accounted for in another fund
C. A fund used to account for revenues from specific taxes or other revenue sources that by law are designated to finance particular activities of the government other than capital projects
D. A fund created to account for all resources and revenues to be used for the construction or acquisition of capital assets

12) When would a special revenue fund be deemed to have satisfied the eligibility requirement of a reimbursement-type federal grant under GASB Statement 33?

A. Only after work is completely finished for the project
B. When a plan for use of the funds has been developed and approved
C. When work has started for the project
D. Only as work is completed for a project

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4) The General Fund of the City of Richmond approved a tax levy for the calendar year 2009 in the amount of $1,600,000. Of that amount, $30,000 is expected to be uncollectible. During 2009, $1,400,000 was collected. During 2010, $100,000 was collected during the first 30 days, $40,000 was collected during the next 30 days and $30,000 was collected during the next 30 days. During the postaudit, you discovered that the city showed $1,570,000 in revenues. What adjusting entry would you need to make, assuming you decided to allow the maximum amount of revenues for 2009, using modified accrual accounting?

A. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $200,000
B. No entry is necessary
C. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $70,000
D. Debit Revenues and Credit Deferred Revenues in the amount of $30,000

5) Short-term loans which are backed by the taxing power of the governmental unit and used to meet working capital requirements are called:

A. other financing sources
B. appropriation loan
C. inter-fund loans
D. tax anticipation ...

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10 Multiple Choice: governmental accounting

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1. Upon ordering supplies a government should
a. Debit encumbrances and credit reserve for encumbrances
b. Debit reserve for encumbrances and credit encumbrances
c. Debit expenditures and credit encumbrances
d. Debit expenditures and credit vouchers payable

2. Upon receiving supplies that had previously been encumbered a government should
a. Debit reserve for encumbrances and credit encumbrances
b. Debit fund balance and credit reserve for encumbrances
c. Debit fund balance and credit expenditures
d. Debit reserve for encumbrances and credit expenditures

3. Upon closing the books at year-end a government should
a. Debit fund balance and credit reserve for encumbrances
b. Debit encumbrances and credit reserve for encumbrances
c. Debit fund balance and credit encumbrances
d. Debit reserve for encumbrances and credit encumbrances

4. A government requires that all appropriations lapse at the end of a year. At the end of Year 1 that government
has $100,000 of goods and services on order. At the start of Year 2 the government should
a. Debit fund balance and credit encumbrances
b. Debit reserve for encumbrances and credit encumbrances
c. Debit encumbrances and credit reserve for encumbrances
d. Debit encumbrances and credit fund balance

5. Which of the following accounts would a government be most likely to debit as part of its year-end closing process?
a. Appropriations, encumbrances, and estimated revenues
b. Estimated revenues, appropriations, and reserve for
b. Estimated revenues, appropriations, and reserve for encumbrances
c. Revenues, appropriations, and encumbrances
d. Revenues, appropriations, and fund balance

6. A government places an order for a particular item of equipment and encumbers $5,500. The item arrives accompanied by an invoice for $5,200. The entries that the government should make should include (but not necessarily be limited to):
a. A debit to expenditures for $5,200, a debit to fund balance for $300, and a credit to reserve for encumbrances
for $5,500
b. A debit to expenditures for $5,200, a credit to encumbrances for $5,200, and a credit to accounts
payable for $5,200
c. A debit to expenditures for $5,200, a credit to encumbrances for $5,500, and a credit to accounts
payable for $5,200
d. A debit to expenditures for $5,200, a credit to reserve for encumbrances for $5,200, and a credit
to accounts payable for $5,200

7. A primary virtue of an object classification budget is that it
a. Covers a period of more than one year
b. Facilitates control by establishing detailed spending mandates
c. Shows the impact on the budget of various possible levels of output
d. Relates inputs to measurable outcomes

8. Per GASB Statement No. 34, governments must
a. Prepare a general fund budget on a cash basis
b. Prepare a general fund budget on amodified accrual basis
c. Prepare a schedule that reconciles any differences between amounts reported on a GAAP basis and a
budgetary basis
d. Prepare a schedule that reconciles any differences between the original budget and the amended budget

9. The amount that a government has available to spend would be indicated by
a. Encumbrances minus the sum of appropriations, expenditures, and net adjustments
b. Reserve for encumbrances plus appropriations minus the sum of expenditures and net adjustments
c. Appropriations plus encumbrances minus the sum of expenditures and net adjustments
d. Appropriations minus the sum of expenditures, encumbrances, and net adjustments

10. For which of the following funds would a government be least likely to record its annual budget and thereby
integrate it into its accounting system?
a. General fund
b. Special revenue fund
c. Capital project fund
d. Enterprise fund

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