ACC 303 Week 5 Midterm Exam - Strayer University NEW
ACC 303 Week 5 Midterm Exam
1. Financial accounting is the process of identifying, measuring, analyzing, and communicating financial information needed by management to plan, evaluate, and control a company’s operations.
2. Financial statements are the principal means through which a company communicates its financial information to those outside it.
3. Users of financial reports provided by a company use that information to make their capital allocation decisions.
4. An effective process of capital allocation promotes productivity and provides an efficient market for buying and selling securities and obtaining and granting credit.
5. The objective of financial reporting is to provide financial information about the reporting entity that is useful to present and potential equity investors, but not to users who are not investors.
6. Investors are interested in financial reporting because it provides information that is useful for making decisions (decision-usefulness approach).
7. Users of financial accounting statements have both coinciding and conflicting needs for information of various types.
8. The Securities and Exchange Commission appointed the Committee on Accounting Procedure.
9. The passage of a new FASB Standards Statement requires the support of five of the seven board members.
10. Financial Accounting Concepts set forth fundamental objectives and concepts that are used in developing future standards of financial accounting and reporting.
11. The AICPA created the Accounting Principles Board in 1959.
12. The FASB’s Codification integrates existing GAAP, and creates new GAAP.
13. The AICPA’s Code of Professional...