F7 (FR) – Chapter 10 – PART D – CBE MCQs – ACCA

These are ACCA F7 (FR) Financial Reporting MCQs for Part-D of the Syllabus “Preparation of financial statements”.

These multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are designed to help ACCA F7 students to better understand the exam format. We aim to instill in students the habit of practicing online for their CBE exams. By doing so, students can reduce exam stress and prepare more effectively.

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Course:ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Fundamental Level:Applied Skills
Subject:Financial Reporting
Paper:F7 – FR
Chapter and Topic10 – Accounting for associates
Syllabus Area:D – “Preparation of financial statements”
Questions Type:CBE MCQs
Exam Section:Section A

Syllabus Area

These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) cover the Syllabus Area Part-D of the Syllabus; “Preparation of financial statements” of ACCA F7 (FR) Financial Reporting Module.


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F7 (FR) - Chapter 10 - Part D - MCQs - Accounting for associates

Course: ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
F7 (FR) - Financial Reporting
Syllabus Area: D - Preparation of financial statements
Chapter: 10 - Accounting for associates
Exam Section: Section A
Questions type: MCQs
Time: No Time Limit


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Ulysses Co owns 25% of Grant Co, which it purchased on 1 May 20X8 for $5 million. At that date Grant Co had retained earnings of $7.4 million. At the year-end date of 31 October 20X8 Grant Co had retained earnings of $8.5 million after paying out a dividend of $1 million. On 30 September 20X8 Ulysses Co sold $600,000 of goods to Grant Co, on which it made 30% profit. Grant Co had not resold these goods by 31 October.

At what amount will Ulysses Co record its investment in Grant Co in its consolidated statement of financial position at 31 October 20X8?

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How should an associate be accounted for in the consolidated statement of profit or loss?

3 / 7

On 1 February 20X3 Pinot Co acquired 30% of the equity shares of Noir Co, its only associate, for $10 million in cash. The profit for the year of Noir Co for the year to 30 September 20X3 was $6 million. Profits accrued evenly throughout the year. Noir Co made a dividend payment of $1 million on 1 September 20X3. At 30 September 20X3 Pinot Co decided that an impairment loss of $700,000 should be recognised on its investment in Noir Co.

What amount will be shown as 'investment in associate' in the statement of financial position of Pinot Co as at 30 September 20X3?

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Jarvis Co owns 30% of McLintock Co. During the year to 31 December 20X4 McLintock Co sold $2 million of goods to Jarvis Co, of which 40% were still held in inventory by Jarvis at the year end. McLintock Co applies a mark-up of 25% on all goods sold.

What effect would the above transactions have on group inventory at 31 December 20X4?

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Ruby Co owns 30% of Emerald Co and exercises significant influence over it. Emerald Co sold goods to Ruby Co for $160,000. Emerald Co applies a one-third mark-up on cost. Ruby Co still had 25% of these goods in inventory at the year end.

What amount should be deducted from consolidated retained earnings in respect of this transaction? $_______

Note. You are not required to put $ sign nor any coma. (e.g. 1000)

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An associate is an entity in which an investor has significant influence over the investee.

Which TWO of the following indicate the presence of significant influence?

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On 1 October 20X8 Pacemaker Co acquired 30 million of Vardine Co's 100 million shares in exchange for 75 million of its own shares. The fair value of Pacemaker Co's shares at the date of this share exchange was $1.60 each.

Vardine Co's profit is subject to seasonal variation. Its profit for the year ended 31 March 20X9 was $100 million. $20 million of this profit was made from 1 April 20X8 to 30 September 20X8.

Pacemaker Co has one subsidiary and no other investments apart from Vardine Co.

What amount will be shown as 'investment in associate' in the consolidated statement of financial position of Pacemaker Co as at 31 March 20X9?

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