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Chapter 12, Problem 11MC
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Which of the following best describes a contingent liability that is unlikely to occur?

A. remote

B. probable and estimable

C. reasonably possible

D. probable and inestimable

To determine

Concept introduction:

Contingent Liability:

A contingent liability is a future liability that is dependent upon happening or not happening of an uncertain future event. For example, an amount to be paid if the case running in the court is lost. A contingent liability should be recorded in the financial statement if it is probable and its reasonable amount can estimated, otherwise it should be disclosed in the notes to the financial statement.

To choose:

The correct option.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

The contingent liability that is unlikely to occur is called a remote liability. Hence, the correct option is A.

Explanation for incorrect answers:

B. An estimable liability can reasonably be estimated and occur. Hence, this option is incorrect...

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