Multiple Choice Answers

Werber Clinic uses client visits as its measure of activity. During January, the clinic budgeted for 2,700 client visits, but its actual level of activity was 2,730 client visits. The clinic has provided the following data concerning the formulas used in its budgeting and its actual results for January:
Data used in budgeting:
Fixed element Variable element
per month per client-visit
Revenue ___-___ $33.60
Personnel expense $22,100 $8.70
Medical supplies 1,100 6.60
Occupancy expenses 5,600 1.60
Administrative expenses 3,700 0.40
Total expenses $32,500 $17.30
Actual results
for January:
Revenue $93,408
Personnel expenses $46,251
Medical supplies $19,348
Occupancy expenses $9,508
Administrative expenses $4,772
1. The activity variance for net operating income in January would be closest to
A. $2,019 U.
B. $489 U.
C. $489 F.
D. $2,019 F.

2.The Charade Company is preparing its Manufacturing Overhead budget for the fourth quarter of theyear. The budgeted variable factory overhead is $5.00 per direct-labor hour; the budgeted fixed factory overhead is $75,000 per month, of which $15,000 is factory depreciation. If the budgeted direct-labor time for December is 8,000 hours, then total budgeted factory overhead per direct-labor hour (rounded) is
A. $14.38.
B. $16.25.
C. $9.38.
D. $12.50.

3. Division X of Charter Corporation makes and sells a single product which is used by manufacturers of fork lift trucks. Presently it sells 12,000 units per year to outside customers at $24 per unit. The annual capacity is 20,000 units and the variable cost to make each unit is $16. Division Y of Charter Corporation would like to buy 10,000 units a year from Division X to use in its products. There would be no cost savings from transferring the units within the company rather than selling them on the outside market.
What should be the lowest acceptable transfer price from the perspective of Division X?
A. $24.00
B. $17.60
C. $21.40
D. $16.00

4.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 revenue variance for December would be closest to
A. $3,429 U.
B. $3,680 U.
C. $3,429 F.
D. $3,680 F
Since the actual revenue is greater than the flexible budget, the variance is favorable (F)

5. Last year, the House of Orange had sales of $826,650, net operating income of $81,000, and operating assets of $84,000 at the beginning of the year and $90,000 at the end of the year. What was the company’s turnover rounded to the nearest tenth?
A. 9.5
B. 10.2
C. 9.2
D. 9.8

Werber Clinic uses client visits as its measure of activity. During January, the clinic budgeted for 2,700 client visits, but its actual level of activity was 2,730 client visits. The clinic has provided the following data concerning the formulas used in its budgeting and its actual results for January:
Data used in budgeting:
Fixed element Variable element
per month per client-visit
Revenue ___-___ $33.60
Personnel expenses $22,100 $8.70
Medical supplies 1,100 6.60
Occupancy expenses 5,600 1.60
Administrative expenses 3,700 0.40
Total expenses $32,500 $17.30
Actual results
for January:
Revenue $93,408
Personnel expenses $46,251
Medical supplies $19,348
Occupancy expenses $9,508
Administrative expenses $4,772
6. The activity variance for administrative expenses in January would be closest to
A. $12 F.
B. $8 F.
C. $8 U.
D. $12 U.

 

Since the flexible budget is greater than the planning budget, the variance is unfavorable (U)

7. Lyons Company consists of two divisions, A and B. Lyons Company reported a contribution margin of $50,000 for Division A and had a contribution margin ratio of 30% in Division B, when sales in Division B were $200,000. Net operating income for the company was $25,000, and traceable fixed expenses were $40,000. Lyons Company’s common fixed expenses were
A. $40,000.
B. $70,000.
C. $85,000.
D. $45,000.

The Adams Company, a merchandising firm, has budgeted its activity for November according to the
following information:
• Sales were at $450,000, all for cash.
• Merchandise inventory on October 31 was $200,000.
• The cash balance on November 1 was $18,000.
• Selling and administrative expenses are budgeted at $60,000 for November and are paid for in cash.
• Budgeted depreciation for November is $25,000.
• The planned merchandise inventory on November 30 is $230,000.
• The cost of goods sold is 70% of the selling price.
• All purchases are paid for in cash.
8. The budgeted net income for November is
A. $68,000.
B. $75,000.
C. $135,000.
D. $50,000.