Multiple Choice Answers

Moorhouse Clinic uses client visits as its measure of activity. During December, the clinic budgeted for 3,700 client visits, but its actual level of activity was 3,690 client visits. The clinic has provided the following data concerning the formulas used in its budgeting and its actual results for December:
Data used in budgeting:
Fixed element Variable element
per month per client-visit
Revenue ____-____ $25.10
Personnel expenses $27,100 $7.10
Medical supplies 1,500 4.50
Occupancy expenses 6,000 1.00
Administrative expenses 3,000 0.10
Total expenses $37,600 $12.70
Actual results
for December:
Revenue $96,299
Personnel expenses $51,009
Medical supplies $17,425
Occupancy expenses $9,240
Administrative expenses $3,239
9. The spending variance for medical supplies in December would be closest to
A. $725 U.
B. $725 F.
C. $680 U.
D. $680 F.

10 .Vandall Corporation manufactures and sells a single product. The company uses units as the measure of activity in its budgets and performance reports. During April, the company budgeted for 7,300 units, but its actual level of activity was 7,340 units. The company has provided the following data concerning the formulas used in its budgeting and its actual results for April:
Data used in budgeting:
Fixed element Variable element
per month per unit
Revenue ___-___ $35.40
Direct labor 0 $3.30
Direct materials 0 15.90
Manufacturing overhead 49,200 1.20
Selling and
administrative expenses 26,600 0.10
Total expenses $75,800 $20.50
Actual results
for April:
Revenue $254,146
Direct labor $24,722
Direct materials $116,496
Manufacturing overhead $59,608
Selling and administrative expenses $26,494
The overall revenue and spending variance (i.e., the variance for net operating income in the revenue and spending variance column on the flexible budget performance report) for April would be closest to
A. $6,740 U.
B. $6,740 F.
C. $6,144 F.
D. $6,144 U.

 
Since the actual net operating income is less than the flexible budget, the variance is unfavorable (U)

11.Moorhouse Clinic uses client visits as its measure of activity. During December, the clinic budgeted for 3,700 client visits, but its actual level of activity was 3,690 client visits. The clinic has provided the
following data concerning the formulas used in its budgeting and its actual results for December:
Data used in budgeting:
Fixed element Variable element
per month per client-visit
Revenue ____-____ $25.10
Personnel expenses $27,100 $7.10
Medical supplies 1,500 4.50
Occupancy expenses 6,000 1.00
Administrative expenses 3,000 0.10
Total expenses $37,600 $12.70
Actual results
for December:
Revenue $96,299
Personnel expenses $51,009
Medical supplies $17,425
Occupancy expenses $9,240
Administrative expenses $3,239
The personnel expenses in the planning budget for December would be closest to
A. $51,147.
B. $53,299.
C. $53,370.
D. $51,009.