Acct202 managerial accounting | Accounting homework help

1.      Which of the following is a variable cost?

2.      When the total fixed costs decreases, the contribution margin per unit _____

3.      An activitybased costing system is developed in four steps.

4.      Fixed costs per unit decrease as production levels decrease true or false

5.      Companies calculate the predetermined overhead rate at the beginning of an accounting period using the actual values of overhead costs. True or false

6.      The margin of safety focuses on how much operating income is left over from sales revenue after covering all variable and fixed costs. True or false

7.      Variable cost per unit is constant throughout various relevant ranges. True or false

8.      Consider the following information 

Number of units


Sales price per unit

 $          1,000

Variable cost per unit


Total fixed cost


Target Profit (operating income)



a)       Contribution margin per unit

b)       Contribution margin ratio

c)       Breakeven points in units

d)       Breakeven points in sales dollars

e)       Units to achieve target profit  (operating income)

9. Activitybased costing focuses on a single predetermined overhead rate for cost analysis. True or false

10. Contribution margin ratio is equal to ________.

11. ————— is a method of assigning costs to inventories backwards from Cost of Goods Sold to Finished Goods
Inventory and/or Work in Process Inventory accounts.

12. Brannon Company manufactures ceiling fans and uses an activitybased costing system. Each ceiling fan consists of twenty separate parts. The direct material cost is $95 and each ceiling fan requires 2.5 hours of machine time to manufacture. Additional information is as follows:


Allocation Base

Cost Allocation Rate $

Materials handling

Number of parts



Machine hours



Number of parts



Number of finished units


13. What is the cost of machining per ceiling fan?

Appraisal costs are costs incurred ________.

14. Modiste Inc. manufactures two kinds of bagstotes and satchels. The company allocates manufacturing overhead using a single plantwide rate with direct labor cost as the allocation base. Estimated overhead costs for the year are $24,250. Additional information is given below.




Direct materials cost per unit



Direct labor cost per unit



Number of units



Calculate the predetermined overhead allocation rate.

15. Companies use balanced scorecard to measure how well one is doing against performance levels either inside or outside of the organization. True or false

16. ________ is a “what if” technique that estimates profit or loss results if selling price, costs, volume, or underlying assumptions change.

17. Agostino Inc. uses a justintime costing system. During the month, Agostino Inc. incurred $300,000 as direct labor and $9,000 as overhead. Which of the following is the correct journal entry to record the conversion costs?

18. Justintime management systems use a combined account for Raw Materials Inventory and WorkinProcess Inventory known as the ________.

19. Venus Inc. has fixed costs of $300,000. Total costs, both fixed and variable, are $450,000 when 30,000 units are produced. Calculate the total costs if the volume increases to 60,000 units.

20. Young Guns Company, which sells tents, has provided the following information:

Price per unit


Variable cost per unit


Fixed costs per month


What are the required sales in units for Young to break even?

21. Young Company has provided the following information:

Price per unit


Variable cost per unit


Fixed costs per month


Calculate the contribution margin per unit.

22. Which of the following is an example of internal failure costs?

23. The Perfect Fit Company sells handsewn shirts for $40 per shirt. It incurs monthly fixed costs of $5,000. The contribution margin ratio is calculated to be 20%. What is the breakeven point in units?

24. The dollar amount that provides for covering fixed costs and then provides for operating income is called ________.

25. From the graph given below, identify the fixed costs line.

26. The activitybased costing system improves the allocation of ________.




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