# Cost accounting | Accounting homework help
**1. **Which of the following is true regarding the contribution margin ratio of a single product company? (Points : 2) |
[removed]As fixed expenses decrease, the contribution margin ratio increases.
[removed]The contribution margin ratio multiplied by the selling price per unit equals the contribution margin per unit.
[removed]The contribution margin ratio will decline as unit sales decline.
[removed]The contribution margin ratio equals the selling price per unit less the variable expense ratio. |

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**2. **If a company is operating at the break-even point: (Points : 2) |
[removed]its contribution margin will be equal to its variable expenses.
[removed]its margin of safety will be equal to zero.
[removed]its fixed expenses will be equal to its variable expenses.
[removed]its selling price will be equal to its variable expense per unit. |

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**3. **Target profit analysis is used to answer which of the following questions? (Points : 2) |
[removed]What sales volume is needed to cover all expenses?
[removed]What sales volume is needed to cover fixed expenses?
[removed]What sales volume is needed to earn a specific amount of net operating income?
[removed]What sales volume is needed to avoid a loss? |

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**4. **The margin of safety can be calculated by: (Points : 2) |
[removed]Sales (Fixed expenses/Contribution margin ratio).
[removed]Sales (Fixed expenses/Variable expense per unit).
[removed]Sales (Fixed expenses + Variable expenses).
[removed]Sales Net operating income. |

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**5. **Sorin Inc., a company that produces and sells a single product, has provided its contribution format income statement for January.
If the company sells 4,600 units, its total contribution margin should be closest to: (Points : 2) |
[removed]$54,600
[removed]$59,800
[removed]$69,400
[removed]$13,362 |

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**6. **Decaprio Inc. produces and sells a single product. The company has provided its contribution format income statement for June.
If the company sells 9,200 units, its net operating income should be closest to: (Points : 2) |
[removed]$27,077
[removed]$49,900
[removed]$36,700
[removed]$25,900 |

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**7. **The margin of safety in the Flaherty Company is $24,000. If the company’s sales are $120,000 and its variable expenses are $80,000, its fixed expenses must be: (Points : 2) |
[removed]$8,000
[removed]$32,000
[removed]$24,000
[removed]$16,000 |

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**8. **Jilk Inc.’s contribution margin ratio is 58% and its fixed monthly expenses are $36,000. Assuming that the fixed monthly expenses do not change, what is the best estimate of the company’s net operating income in a month when sales are $103,000? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$23,740
[removed]$59,740
[removed]$67,000
[removed]$7,260 |

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**9. **Borich Corporation produces and sells a single product. Data concerning that product appear below:
The break-even in monthly unit sales is closest to: (Points : 2) |
[removed]2,055
[removed]4,030
[removed]4,194
[removed]3,426 |

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**10. **Data concerning Follick Corporation’s single product appear below:
The break-even in monthly dollar sales is closest to: (Points : 2) |
[removed]$1,148,400
[removed]$638,851
[removed]$321,552
[removed]$446,600 |

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**11. **Hettrick International Corporation’s only product sells for $120.00 per unit and its variable expense is $52.80. The company’s monthly fixed expense is $396,480 per month. The unit sales to attain the company’s monthly target profit of $13,000 is closest to: (Points : 2) |
[removed]7,755
[removed]6,093
[removed]5,753
[removed]3,412 |

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**12. **The costing method that treats all fixed costs as period costs is: (Points : 2) |
[removed]absorption costing.
[removed]job-order costing.
[removed]variable costing.
[removed]process costing. |

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**13. **Under the variable costing method, which of the following is always expensed in its entirety in the period in which it is incurred? (Points : 2) |
[removed]fixed manufacturing overhead cost
[removed]fixed selling and administrative expense
[removed]variable selling and administrative expense
[removed]All of these |

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**14. **Net operating income under variable and absorption costing will generally: (Points : 2) |
[removed]always be equal.
[removed]never be equal.
[removed]be equal only when production and sales are equal.
[removed]be equal only when production exceeds sales. |

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**15. **Fleet Corporation produces a single product. The company manufactured 700 units last year. The ending inventory consisted of 100 units. There was no beginning inventory. Variable manufacturing costs were $6.00 per unit and fixed manufacturing costs were $2.00 per unit. What would be the change in the dollar amount of ending inventory if variable costing was used instead of absorption costing? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$800 decrease
[removed]$200 decrease
[removed]$0
[removed]$200 increase |

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**16. **A manufacturing company that produces a single product has provided the following data concerning its most recent month of operations:
What is the total period cost for the month under the absorption costing approach? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$56,700
[removed]$65,500
[removed]$8,800
[removed]$37,800 |

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**17. **A manufacturing company that produces a single product has provided the following data concerning its most recent month of operations:
What is the unit product cost for the month under variable costing? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$118
[removed]$94
[removed]$111
[removed]$87 |

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**18. **A manufacturing company that produces a single product has provided the following data concerning its most recent month of operations:
What is the net operating income for the month under variable costing? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$12,700
[removed]$5,600
[removed]$1,700
[removed]$14,400 |

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**19. **The following data pertain to last year’s operations at Clarkson, Incorporated, a company that produces a single product:
What was the absorption costing net operating income last year? (Points : 2) |
[removed]$44,000
[removed]$48,000
[removed]$50,000
[removed]$49,000 |

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**20. **Beamish Inc., which produces a single product, has provided the following data for its most recent month of operations:
There were no beginning or ending inventories. The unit product cost under absorption costing was: (Points : 2) |
[removed]$93
[removed]$97
[removed]$136
[removed]$194 |

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