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Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not for Profit Organizations 9th Edition Copley Test Bank

1. c2 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. A Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) would include an introductory…
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  • 1. c2 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. A Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) would include an introductory section, management's discussion and analysis, basic financial statements, required supplementary information other than MD&A, combining and individual fund statements, narrative explanations and statistical section. True False 2. According to GASB, a primary government can only be a state or a general-purpose local government, such as a city or county. True False 3. Blending of financial information is done only when component units and the primary government are so intertwined that they are essentially the same. True False 4. The statistical section of the CAFR contains the combining schedules of nonmajor funds. True False 5. The government-wide financial statements present the government as a whole, excluding component units and including fiduciary activities. True False Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not for Profit Organizations 9th Edition Copley Test Bank Full Download: http://alibabadownload.com/product/essentials-of-accounting-for-governmental-and-not-for-profit-organizations-9 This sample only, Download all chapters at: alibabadownload.com
  • 2. 6. The basic financial statements of a state or local governmental unit include the MD&A, government-wide statements, fund statements and the notes. True False 7. Governmental fund financial statements include the Balance Sheet and the Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances. True False 8. Governmental fund financial statements include columns for the General Fund and all other "major" governmental funds. True False 9. Government activities which meet the tests and are determined to be component units of state and local governmental units must be discretely presented in the financial statements. True False 10. The government-wide financial statements are prepared using the economic resources measurement focus and accrual basis of accounting. True False 11. Prior-year data is required for government-wide financial statements. True False
  • 3. 12. The governmental fund statements are prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting. True False 13. The fiduciary fund financial statements are prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting. True False 14. The General Fund is always a major fund for purposes of financial reporting. True False 15. Notes to the financial statements must distinguish between the primary government and discretely presented component units. True False 16. Separate financial information is required to be presented for all funds. True False 17. Special-purpose governments engaged in business type activities only are required to prepare both proprietary fund and government-wide financial statements. True False 18. The Government-wide financial statements include separate columns for discretely presented component units. True False
  • 4. 19. Governmental accounting standards do not require the statistical section. True False 20. The Government-wide financial statements include a separate column for fiduciary fund information. True False 21. Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) in The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is part of the Introductory Section True False 22. With respect to MD & A, a government may discuss any issues it deems important to the completeness of the annual report True False 23. Government-wide statements are to be prepared using the economic resources measurement focus and accrual basis of accounting. True False 24. Government-wide statements are to be prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting. True False 25. Prior-year data may be presented but are not required on government-wide statements True False
  • 5. 26. Prior-year data are required to be presented on government-wide statements True False 27. Fiduciary funds are required to prepare a Statement of Cash Flows using the direct method. True False 28. The three major sections of a CAFR are the Introductory, Financial and Statistical sections. True False 29. The introductory and statistical sections of a CAFR are not audited. True False 30. State and local governments are required to prepare a CAFR. True False 31. Combining statements are required whenever a nonmajor column is used in one of the fund financial statements. True False 32. A complete CAFR includes combining financial statements to reflect major funds. True False
  • 6. 33. Governmental-Wide financial statements use the economic resources measurement focus and the accrual basis of accounting. True False 34. A Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for a state or local governmental unit should contain an introductory section, a financial section and a statistical section True False 35. Which of the following is true regarding GASB's definition of the financial reporting entity? A. The financial reporting entity might include a primary government, component units, joint ventures or a jointly governed organization B. Primary governments may be general-purpose governments (such as states, cities and counties) or special-purpose governments that have separately elected governing bodies, are legally separate and are fiscally independent of other state or local governments C. Blending is used to incorporate component units only when those component units are, in substance, part of the primary government D. All of the above are true 36. Which of the following is true regarding the financial reporting entity of a state or local government? A. Many component units are discretely presented, rather than blended B. A school district could never be a primary government C. Only a primary government may be the nucleus of a financial reporting entity D. All of the above are true
  • 7. 37. Which of the following is true regarding the composition of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)? A. The CAFR is required in order to be in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) B. The CAFR is to include both blended and discretely presented component units C. The CAFR contains four major sections: introductory, financial, supplementary and statistical D. All of the above are true 38. Which of the following is true regarding Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A)? A. MD&A is not considered part of Required Supplementary Information (RSI) B. MD&A takes the place of footnotes C. MD&A should present an analysis of significant variations between the original and final budget D. All of the above are true 39. Under GASB rules for the financial reporting entity: A. Component units are included if the primary government is financially accountable for their operations B. Counties are component units of the State Government C. Blended and discretely presented component units are to be reported in government-wide financial statements but not in fund financial statements D. Component units must be reported in columns (discrete presentation) separate from the funds of a primary government
  • 8. 40. According to GASB Statement No. 44, which of the following is not a recommended category for the CAFR's statistical section? A. Financial trends information B. Debt capacity information C. Comparative information D. Operating information 41. Which of the following is included in Required Supplementary Information (RSI)? A. Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) B. Budgetary Comparison Schedule C. The Schedule of Funding Progress and Schedule of Employer Contributions when the government reports a pension trust fund D. All of the above 42. Which of the following is not true regarding the government-wide financial statements? A. The government-wide financial statements are not required to present prior-year data B. The government-wide financial statements include a Statement of Net Assets, Statement of Activities and Statement of Cash Flows C. The government-wide financial statements include capital assets, including infrastructure and reflect depreciation, except for infrastructure using the modified approach D. All of the above are true
  • 9. 43. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide Statement of Net Assets? A. The government-wide Statement of Net Assets reflects capital assets, net of accumulated depreciation, for both governmental and business-type activities B. The government-wide Statement of Net Assets must be prepared in a classified format; that is, both assets and liabilities must be separated between current and long-term categories C. The government-wide Statement of Net Assets includes all resources entrusted to the government; including governmental, proprietary and fiduciary D. A reporting entity (primary governmentplus component units) total column is required 44. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide Statement of Activities? A. The government-wide Statement of Activities may reflect expenses either by function (general government, public safety, etc.) or by object or natural classification (salaries, supplies, etc.) B. The government-wide Statement of Activities is prepared using the modified accrual basis of accounting for governmental activities and using the accrual basis of accounting for business- type activities C. The government-wide Statement of Activities reflects all taxes as general revenues D. Indirect program expenses may not be allocated to the other functional areas 45. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide Statement of Activities? A. The Statement of Activities includes depreciation expense B. Transfers between governmental and business type activities are eliminated and do not appear on the government-wide Statement of Activities C. In the government-wide Statement of Activities, "special items" are those items that are both unusual and infrequent and are not under the control of management D. Taxes levied for specific functions may be reported as program revenue
  • 10. 46. Which of the following is true regarding the governmental fund financial statements? A. The governmental fund financial statements include the Balance Sheet and the Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances B. The governmental fund financial statements are prepared on the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting C. The governmental fund Balance Sheet reflects Fund Balances as reserved and unreserved D. All of the above are true 47. Which of the following items would likely be in a reconciliation between the governmental fund financial statements and the governmental activities column in the government-wide financial statements? A. The inclusion of long-term liabilities in the government-wide financial statements and not in the governmental fund financial statements B. The inclusion of depreciation of capital assets in the governmental activities column of the government-wide financial statements and not in the governmental fund statements C. The additional accrual of some revenues and expenses in the government-wide financial statements that were not made in the governmental fund financial statements D. All of the above
  • 11. 48. Which of the following is true regarding the proprietary fund financial statements? A. The Statement of Net Assets (or Balance Sheet) reflects equity as contributed equity and retained earnings B. Normally, a reconciliation is required between the proprietary fund financial statements and the business-type activities column in the government-wide financial statements C. Statements include the Statement of Net Assets (or Balance Sheet), Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Fund Net Assets and Statement of Cash Flows D. The Statement of Cash Flows may be prepared using either the direct or indirect methods 49. Which of the following is true regarding the fiduciary fund financial statements? A. Fiduciary fund financial statements include the Statement of Fiduciary Net Assets and Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Assets B. Fiduciary fund financial statements are prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting C. Fiduciary fund financial statements reflect equity as reserved and unreserved D. Agency funds are reported only on the Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Assets 50. Which of the following is not considered Required Supplementary Information (RSI)? A. Management's Discussion and Analysis B. Budgetary Comparison Statement C. Notes to the financial statements D. None of the above; all are considered RSI
  • 12. 51. Which of the following is true regarding the Budgetary Comparison Schedule? A. The Budgetary Comparison Schedule compares the actual results to the original budget, but display of variances is optional B. The Budgetary Comparison Schedule must be prepared for the General Fund and each major special revenue fund that has a legally adopted budget C. The Budgetary Comparison Schedule is considered part of the basic financial statements D. All of the above are true 52. Which of the following is not true regarding major fund reporting for governmental funds? A. The General Fund is always a major fund B. Each fund that is considered major must be reported in a separate column in the governmental funds financial statements C. A government may designate any fund as major if it feels that reporting that fund in the basic financial statements would be useful D. None of the above, all are true 53. Which of the following is true regarding the reporting of special purpose governments? A. Special purpose governments are to prepare the same financial statements as general- purpose governments, in all cases B. Special purpose governments that are governmental in nature and have more than one governmental program are allowed to prepare the governmental fund financial statements only C. Special purpose governments that are governmental in nature and have only one governmental program are permitted to combine the government-wide statements and the governmental fund statements D. All of the above are true
  • 13. 54. Under GASB Statement 35, public colleges and universities are permitted to report as special purpose governments engaged in: A. Business-type activities only B. Both governmental and business-type activities C. Governmental activities only D. Any one of the above 55. Which of the following is true regarding the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report? A. The basic financial statements consist of the government-wide, the governmental fund, the proprietary fund and the fiduciary fund financial statements (and the notes to the financial statements) B. The government-wide financial statements include the Statement of Net Assets, the Statement of Activities and the Statement of Cash Flows C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 56. Funds other than the General Fund must be considered major when A. Total assets, liabilities, revenues or expenditures/expenses of that fund constitute 10 percent of either the governmental or enterprise category B. Total assets, liabilities, revenues or expenditures/expenses of that fund are 5 percent of the total of the governmental and enterprise category C. Conditions of either A or B exist D. Conditions of both A and B exist
  • 14. 57. Which of the following is true regarding the governmental fund statements? A. The governmental fund statements include discretely presented component units that are governmental in nature B. The governmental fund statements are prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual accounting C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 58. Which of the following is true regarding the proprietary fund financial statements? A. The proprietary fund financial statements include the Statement of Net Assets, the Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Fund Net Assets and the Statement of Cash Flows B. The proprietary funds include enterprise, internal service and permanent funds C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 59. Which of the following is true regarding fiduciary fund financial statements? A. Fiduciary fund financial statements include the Statement of Fiduciary Net Assets and the Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Assets B. Fiduciary fund financial statements are prepared on the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual accounting C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above
  • 15. 60. Which of the following is true regarding the Budget-Actual Comparison Schedule? A. A Budget-Actual Comparison Schedule is required for the General Fund and all major special revenue funds that have a legally adopted annual budget B. A Budget-Actual Comparison Statement may be prepared in lieu of the Schedule C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 61. An example of an expenditure classification by function would be: A. Current B. Public safety C. Police Department D. Salaries 62. Which of the following is true regarding the reporting of major funds in the governmental funds financial statements? A. The General Fund is always considered a major fund B. A fund is considered major if its revenues, expenditures, assets or liabilities exceed 10% of the total governmental fund categories and if the same element (revenues, expenditures, assets or liabilities) exceeds 5% of the governmental and enterprise funds combined C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above
  • 16. 63. Which of the following is true regarding financial reporting of governmental funds? A. Governmental funds include the General Fund, special revenue funds, capital projects funds, debt service funds and permanent funds B. The Fund Balance of governmental funds reports reserved and unreserved amounts C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 64. Which of the following is true regarding the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)? A. The CAFR has three main sections: introductory, financial and statistical B. Required Supplementary Information includes a Budgetary Comparison Schedule for the General Fund and all major special revenue funds that have a legally adopted annual budget (unless a statement is prepared) C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 65. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide statements? A. The government-wide statements include a Statement of Net Assets and a Statement of Activities B. The governmental activities portion of the government-wide statements is prepared using the current financial resources measurement focus and modified accrual basis of accounting C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above
  • 17. 66. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide Statement of Net Assets? A. Discretely presented component units are included in a separate column (or columns) B. Net assets are broken down into three categories: invested in capital assets, reserved and unreserved C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 67. Which of the following is true regarding the government-wide Statement of Activities? A. General revenues include items such as charges for services and program fees B. Fiduciary activities are included C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 68. Which of the following is true regarding the governmental fund statements? A. The Governmental Funds Balance Sheet does not reflect capital assets or long-term debt B. The Governmental Funds Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances reports columns for major funds, nonmajor funds (in total) and total C. Both of the a
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