# Cost Accounting

2066 Words Feb 18th, 2011 9 Pages
COST ACCOUNTING

Select the one best answer for each:

1. Which one of the following would not be classified as manufacturing overhead? a. Indirect labor b. Direct materials c. Insurance on factory building d. Indirect materials

2. Prime costs of a company are \$3,000,000, manufacturing overhead is \$1,500,000 and direct labor is \$750,000. What is the amount of direct materials? a. \$1,500,000. b. \$750,000. c. \$2,250,000. d. Cannot be determined from the information provided.

3. An important feature of a job order cost system is that each job a. must be similar to previous jobs completed. b. has its own distinguishing characteristics.
14. If costs are not responsive to changes in activity level, then these costs can be best described as a. mixed. b. flexible. c. variable. d. fixed

15. If actual direct material costs are greater than standard direct materials costs, it means that a. actual costs were calculated incorrectly. b. the actual unit price of direct materials was greater than the standard unit price of direct materials. c. the actual unit price of raw materials or the actual quantities of raw materials used was greater than the standard unit price or standard quantities of raw materials expected. d. the purchasing agent or the production foreman is inefficient.

16. The per-unit standards for direct labor are 2 direct labor hours at \$12 per hour. If in producing 1,200 units, the actual direct labor cost was \$25,600 for 2,000 direct labor hours worked, the total direct labor variance is a. \$960 unfavorable. b. \$3,200 favorable. c. \$2,000 unfavorable. d. \$3,200 unfavorable.

17. Adler Company manufactures a product with a unit variable cost of \$50 and a unit sales price of \$88. Fixed manufacturing costs were \$240,000 when 10,000 units were produced and sold. The company has a one-time opportunity to sell an additional 3,000 units at \$70 each in a foreign market which would not affect its present sales. If the company has sufficient capacity to produce the additional