Accounting Multiple Choice Questions with answers | Download PDF for MCQs | Ledger


1. A ledger is called a book of

a) Primary entry

b) Secondary entry

c) Final entry

d) None of these

2. A ledger account is prepared from

a) Events

b) Transactions

c) Journal

d) None of these

3. The debit balance of a personal account indicates:

a) Amount receivable

b) Amount payable

c) Cash in hand

d) None of these

4. The balance of cash account indicates

a) Net Income

b) Cash in hand

c) Total cash received

d) Total cash paid

5. The trial balance shows

a) Both debit and credit balance

b) Only debit balance

c) Only credit balance

d) None of these

6. Business transactions are recorded

a) In chronological order

b) Weekly

c) at the end of month

d) Any of these

7. The credit balance of bank account indicates

a) Bank balance

b) Amount payable to bank

c) Amount payable by the bank

d) None of these

8. Which of following accounts will invariably have a debit balance?

a) Account receivable

b) Account payable

c) Current account of partner

d) Bank account

9. Which of the following accounts will invariable have credit balance?

a) Current account of proprietor

b) Account receivable

c) Account payable

10. Personal account of a customer is likely to have

a) Only debit entries

b) Only credit entries

c) Both debit and credit entries

11. Ledger is a book in which

a) Real and nominal account are maintenance.

b) Real and personal account are maintained

c) Real, personal and nominal account are maintained

d) None of above

12. If you required to prepare the ledger account of a creditor, on which side of ledger account will you show.

a) Opening credit balance

b) Closing credit balance

c) Opening debit balance

d) Closing debit balance

13. The column of ledger which links the entry with journal is

a) L.F. Column

b) J.F. Column

c) Debit Column

d) Credit Column

14. Putting on the credit side of an account is written as

a) Being

b) To

c) By

d) From

15. Nominal account having debit balance represents

a) Income/Gain

b) Expenses/Loss

c) Cash

d) Assets

16. Account having credit balance is closed by writing

a) To balance c/d

b) To balance b/d

c) By balance c/o

d) By balance b/d

17. When the total of debit and credit are equal, it represents

a) Debit balance

b) Credit balance

c) Nil balance

d) Current balance

18. Which of the following account is increased by credit entries?

a) Sales return a/c

b) bank overdraft

c) goodwill a/c

d) Purchase a/c

19. The process of transferring the debit and credit items from a journal to their respective account in the ledger is termed as?

a) Balancing

b) Posting

c) Arithmetic

d) Entry

20. The account is a device used by the accountant to record

a) Increase

b) Decreases

c) Increase and Decrease

d) None of above

21. Which of the following item is not increased in the cash account?

a) Purchase of 20000

b) Sale of 5000

c) Received cash from Ram 10000

d) Credit sale of 20000

22. Book of account when transaction related to a particular person on things are recorded.

a) General Journal

b) Trial balance

c) General Ledger

d) Worksheet

23. When a liability is reduced or decreased, it is recorded on the?

a) Right or debit side of account

b) Left or debit side of account

c) Left or credit side of account

d) Right or credit side of account

24. General ledger is also known as?

a) Book of original entry

b) T-Account

c) Source document

d) Voucher

25. The records that are kept for the individual asset, liability, equity, revenue, expenses and drawing components are known as

a) Journals

b) Vouchers

c) Accounts

d) Statements

26. Purchase return account always shows a _______ balance.

a) Debit

b) Credit

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) None of these

27. The next step often preparation of ledger is the preparation of?

a) Trial balance

b) Final account

c) Cash flow statement

d) Balance sheet

28. Discount account will always have

a) Only debit balance

b) Nil balance

c) Only credit balance

d) Debit or credit balance

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