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Corporate Accounting MCQs
Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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Company accounting multiple choice questions (MCQs) More Than 500 Questions

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a)      Share application and allotment account is a personal Account.
b)      Dividend declared between two annual general meetings is known as Interim Dividend.
c)       Reduction of capital is unlawful except when sanctioned by the court under sec.61.
d)      Pre-acquisition Profits are treated as capital Profit.
e)      The minimum Share Application money is 5% of the face value of shares.
f)       Accounting for Amalgamation is done as per Accounting Standard 14.
g)      Consolidated Financial Statements are prepared as per Accounting Standard 21.
h)      The portion of the authorized capital which can be called up only on the liquidation of the company is called Reserve capital.
i)        A debenture holder is the creditor of a company.
j)        Section 2(87) of the Companies Act, 2013 defines a subsidiary company.
k)      Public Ltd. Companies cannot issue deferred shares. (Equity/Preference/Deferred).
l)        Preference Shares can be redeemed if they are fully paid up.
m)    In case of holding company shares held by outsiders are known as Minority Interest.
n)      Internal reconstruction means reduction of a share capital of a company which is to be reconstructed.
o)      If shares are forfeited, share capital account is debited with the amount of called up value of shares.
p)      Reserve capital is a part of authorised capital.
q)      A company can declare and distribute dividend even if its Memorandum and Articles are silent.
r)       Reduction of share capital is unlawful except when sanctioned by the court.
s)       Profit of the subsidiary company made after the date of the purchase of shares by the holding company is treated as revenue profits.
t)       Public Ltd. Companies cannot issue deferred shares.
u)      Assets of the company cannot be mortgaged in favour of Shareholders.
v)      Companies have a statutory obligation to prepare Final Accounts as required by Section 129 of the Companies Act, 2013.
w)    A wholly owned subsidiary company is one in which all the shares with voting rights of subsidiary company are owned by the holding company.

State the following statements whether ‘true’ or ‘false’

1)      External Reconstruction means reduction of share capital of a company which is to be reconstructed.  False
2)      Consolidated Financial Statements are prepared as per Accounting Standard 21.     True
3)      Out of the face value of the share at the least 10% is payable with application.    False
4)      Debenture holders with be entitled on their debentures interest even if there is loss to a company.     True
5)      Minority interest= Paid-up value of shares held by outsider.          False
6)      The director of the company must be a shareholder. False as per Companies Act, 2013
7)      Capital reserve is utilised to meet capital losses.                  True
8)      Pre-acquisition profits are treated as revenue profit.            False
9)      Preference share cannot be redeemed unless they are fully paid up.         True
10)   For amalgamation, two or more companies are required to amalgamate themselves.  True
11)   Profits made by subsidiary company after the date of acquisition of shares by the holding company are treated as revenue profits.                         True
12)   A debenture holder is an owner of the company.                     False
13)   Under net payment method purchase consideration is calculated by adding the various payments made by the purchasing company.              False
14)   Loss on issue of Debenture Account or debenture discount is a capital loss, not asset.     True
15)   Reduction of Capital is an unlawful except when sanctioned by the Court.         True
16)   Bonus shares can be issued to the existing members only.   True
17)   Dividends cannot be declared except out of profits.               True
18)   Payments made to debentures holders should be considered as part of purchase consideration.  False
19)   In a wholly owned subsidiary, there is no minority interest because all the shares with voting rights are held be the subsidiary company.               True
20)   Under the Income-tax Act, 1961, companies are required to pay advance tax on their expected profits.  True
21)   Any reduction of capital reduces the security of the creditors.            False
22)   Section 2(67) of the Companies Act, 2013 defines a subsidiary company.       False, 2(87)
23)   Interest on Sinking Fund Investment Account is credited to Profit and Loss Account.               False, Sinking Fund A/c
24)   A holding company is one that holds the whole of the share capital of another company.      False

Company Accounts MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers) 
Asked in CA/CMA and CS exam

1.      Buy-back of shares can also be made out of the proceeds of the earlier issues of the same kind of shares. False
2.      Marked applications are those applications which bear the stamp of an underwriter. True
3.      In order to spread the risk of under-subscription, the principal underwriters may enter into subsidiary agreements with sub-leases. False
4.      When debentures are issued at discount, it is prudent to write off the loss during the life of debentures. True
5.      Transfer to Capital redemption reserve account is not allowed from Dividend Equalization Fund. False
6.      Operating Lease is a lease which transfers substantially all the risks and rewards incidental to ownership. False
7.      Any surplus cash may be utilized by the company for buy-back and avoid the payment of dividend tax. True
8.      The profit on forfeiture and re-issue of equity shares are credited to Capital Redemption Reserve. False
9.      As per Companies Act 2013, companies are not permitted to buy back their own shares out of securities premium. False
10.  In case the leaseback is a finance lease, the sale proceeds in excess of the carrying amount should be immediately recognized in the Income Statement. False
11.  Issue of fully paid up bonus shares increases the total shareholders fund. False
12.  Interest and dividend received form a part of financing cash flow. False
13.  Exchange difference arising in respect of monetary items is to be recognized as income or expenditure during the year. True
14.  Capital Reserve is a Reserve which is available for distribution as Dividend. False
15.  Interest received by a finance company is a part of cash flow from investing activities. False
16.  Interest accrued and due should be shown under the head Other Current Liabilities in a Balance Sheet of a Company. True
17.  Bonus is the share of profit which is payable by the insurance company to the policyholders. True
18.  Interest on loan is included in ‘other operating expenses’ under the Statement of Profit and Loss. False
19.  In case of an underwriting arrangement, marked applications are those applications that bear the stamp of the issuing company. False

20.  Machinery purchased by issuing shares is shown under Cash Flow from Investments Activities in Cash Flow Statement. False

Choose the correct answer to the following questions from the given alternatives:

1.       Share allotment Account is
a)      Personal
b)      Real
c)       Nominal
2.       Public Ltd companies cannot issue
a)      Sweet Equity Shares
b)      Deferred Shares
c)       Preference shares
3.       Capital Redemption Reserve is used
a)      For writing of Capital losses
b)      For issuing partly paid bonus share
c)       For issuing fully paid bonus share
4.       Debenture Holders are the
a)      Owner of the company
b)      Members of the company
c)       Creditors of the company
5.       Call-in-arrear is shown
a)      Under the head current liabilities
b)      By deducting from the called up capital
c)       Under the head current liabilities
6.       Internal reconstruction means
a)      Amalgamation in nature of merger
b)      Absorption
c)       Capital Reduction
7.       Post-acquisition Profit is
a)      Capital Profit
b)      Revenue Profit
c)       Super Profit
8.       Pre-acquisition profit is
a)      Capital Profit
b)      Revenue Profit
c)       Super Profit
9.       The maximum allowable discount on Equity shares is
a)      10%
b)      8%
c)       5%
10.   Dividend is usually paid on
a)      Called-up-capital
b)      Nominal capital
c)       Paid-up-capital
11.   As per the SEBI’s guidelines the minimum application money shall not be less than
a)      25% of issue price
b)      10% of the issue price
c)       6% of the issue price
12.   Consolidated Financial Statements are prepared as per Accounting Standard
a)      19
b)      21
c)       23
13.   Capital Redemption Reserve Account can be Utilized for
a)      Writing off past losses
b)      Writing off capital losses
c)       Issuing fully paid bonus shares
14.   A company ________ its own debentures
a)      Can re-buy
b)      Cannot re-buy
c)       Can partly buy
15.   Under sections 61 of the Companies Act, 2013, company shall given notice of the alteration of its share capital to the financial health of business.
a)      15
b)      2
c)       30
16.   No call on the share shall exceed
a)      1/4th of the nominal value
b)      1/5th of the nominal value
c)       None of the above
17.   Debentures which are transferable by mere delivery are
a)      Registered Debentures
b)      Naked Debentures
c)       None of the above
18.   Investment in Subsidiary Company should be accounted for in accordance with
a)      As-13
b)      As-21
c)       None of these
19.   Goodwill arising on amalgamation is to be amortised:
a)      Within 5 years
b)      Within 5 years unless a longer period is justified
c)       None of these
20.   The credit balance of profit & Loss appropriation account in case of company is to be transferred to
a)      Capital Account
b)      Current Account
c)       None of these
21.   Called up capital includes
a)      Discount of issue of shares
b)      Securities premium
c)       None of these
22.   Redeemable preference shares are redeemable
a)      Within 20 years
b)      Within 7 years
c)       None of above
23.   Dividend declared in General Meeting
a)      Can exceed the amount recommended by the board
b)      Cannot exceed the amount recommended by the board
c)       None of the above
24.   When two or more companies are liquidated and a new company is formed, it is called (AMALGAMATION)
a)      Absorption
b)      External Re-construction
c)       Internal Re-construction
d)      None of above
25.   Sinking Funds is shown in the Balance Sheet under the heading
a)      Reserve and surplus
b)      Securities Loan
c)       None of the above
26.   As per Income tax Act, Preliminary Expenses may be written off
a)      Over 5 years
b)      Over 10 years
c)       None of the above
27.   The provision for minimum subscription of 90% will not apply when shares are
a)      Offered to public
b)      Sold through private placement
c)       Issue as right share
28.   Pricing of public issue is determine by
a)      The SEBI
b)      The company consultation with stock exchange and SEBI
c)       The company consultation with legal manager
29.   Proceeds in connection with issue of shares at discount would mean
a)      Only the net amount received
b)      Face value of share issued
c)       None of the above
30.   Proceeds in connection with issue of shares at a premium would mean
a)      Only the net amount received
b)      Face value of share issued
c)       None of the above
31.   A trust shall be executed by the issuer company in favour of the debenture trustees within
a)      Six month of the closure of the issue
b)      Twelve month of the closure of the issue
c)       Six month from the date of issue
32.   Under polling of interest method, all cost associated with amalgamation are:
a)      Capitalised
b)      Expenses as incurred
c)       None of the above
33.   The company must pass
a)      A member’s resolution to reduce the share capital
b)      An ordinary resolution to reduce the share capital  
c)       A special resolution to reduce the share capital
34.   Corporate Dividend Tax will be shown in the P/L account as
a)      A charge against profit
b)      An appropriation of profit
c)       None of the above
35.   Premium on redemption of debenture account is:
a)      A real Account
b)      A nominal Account
c)       A personal Account
36.   When Share are issued to promoters for the services offered by them, it is debited to
a)      Preliminary Exp. Account
b)      Goodwill account
c)       Share Capital Account
37.   The excess price received over the Par Value of Shares should be credited to
a)      Call-in Advance Account
b)      Reserve Capital account
c)       Securities premium Account
38.   A fixed charge generally covers all the
a)      Fixed assets of the company including future one
b)      Current assets of the company including future one
c)       Specific assets of the company
39.   A floating charge generally covers all the
a)      Fixed assets of the company including future one
b)      Current assets of the company including future one
c)       All  assets of the company including future one
40.   The different between Purchase consideration and Share Capital of the transferor company is adjusted again:
a)      Realisation Account
b)      Reserve Account
c)       Goodwill account
41.   The ‘financial year’ of the Company may be less or more than a Calendar year but it shall not exceed:
a)      Twelve months
b)      Eighteen months
c)       Fifteen months
42.   A share represents
a)      An interest in the company
b)      Assets of the company
c)       Liabilities of the company
43.   Minority interest is calculated at the date of
a)      Consolidated Balance Sheet
b)      Taking control of Subsidiary Company
c)       Closure of accounting year
44.   Interest on calls in arrear should not exceed
a)      10%
b)      6%
c)       7%
45.   A company can issue shares at a discount under Section
a)      77
b)      78
c)       53
46.   A company can issue shares at a discount under Section
a)      77
b)      52
c)       79
47.   Profit on re-issue of forfeited shares is transferred to:
a)      Revenue reserve
b)      General reserve
c)       Capital Reserve
48.   Account for amalgamation is associated with Accounting standard:
a)      14
b)      15
c)       16
49.   Preference shareholder are
a)      Creditors of a company
b)      owner of the company
c)       customers of the company
50.   Debentures and shares are show in the Balance sheet at
a)      Face value
b)      Discount
c)       Premium
51.   Accumulated losses to the vendor company should be transferred to the
a)      Profit and Loss Account
b)      Profit and Loss Appropriation Account
c)       Equity shareholder Account
52.   Consolidated Financial Statements are prepared as per Accounting Standard
a)      19
b)      21
c)       23
53.   Under Section 61 of the Companies Act, 1956 a company shall give notice of the alteration of its share capital to the Registrar within _____ days of doing so.
a)      15
b)      25
c)       30
54.   Share Forfeited Account is shown on the liabilities side of the Balance Sheet.
a)      by adding to the paid-up capital
b)      under the head Reserves & Surplus
c)       Under the head Current Liabilities and Provisions
55.   Rate of interest on Calls-in advanced not exceed
a)      12% per premium
b)      5% per premium
c)       10% per premium
56.   Fixed deposits are shown as on the liabilities side of the Balance Sheet
a)      Under the head current Liabilities
b)      Under the head Secured Loan
c)       Under the heads provisions
d)      Under the head unsecured loan, Non-current liabilities
57.   Goodwill is
a)      Intangible assets
b)      Fictitious assets
c)       None of the above