# Accounting Quiz Week 7

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Acct Quiz week 7

1. Which of the following might cause a materials variance?
Failing to take purchase discounts. Using a better grade of raw material. Changes in the market supply for the raw materials. All of the above.

2. What is the term that describes the rate companies frequently use to apply fixed overhead costs to units produced?

3. Activity-based costing is commonly used with standard costing. Using more activity drivers increases the potential for managers to get much more information from activity-based costing than from the traditional approach.

4. What is the result of substituting computerized equipment for direct labor?
Less direct labor and more manufacturing
Refer to Java Gourmet Coffee. Calculate the direct materials efficiency variance.

 5000

AP ́ AQ \$0.55 ́ 210,000 = \$115,500
SP ́ AQ \$0.50 ́ 210,000 = \$105,000
SP ́ SQ \$0.50 ́ 200,000 = \$100,000
SP ́ SQ \$0.50 ́ 200,000 = \$100,000
|_____\$10,500 U _____|________ \$5,000 U_____|
Direct materials price variance = \$10,500 U Direct materials efficiency variance = \$5,000 U Total direct materials variance = \$15,500 U

8. Refer to Java Gourmet Coffee. Calculate the flexible budget for direct materials.

100,000
SP ́ SQ = flexible budget for materials
\$0.50 ́ 200,000 = \$100,000

9. Refer to Java Gourmet Coffee. Calculate the direct labor price variance.

11,000
AP ́ AQ \$19.00 ́ 11,000 = \$209,000
SP ́ AQ \$20.00 ́ 11,000 = \$220,000
SP ́ SQ \$20.00 ́ (0.05 ́ 200,000) = \$200,000
SP ́ SQ \$20.00 ́ (0.05 ́ 200,000) = \$200,000
|_____\$11,000 F _____|________ \$20,000 U_____|
Direct labor price variance = \$11,000 F Direct labor variance =