Question 1 a subsidiary ledger is

Question 1 

A subsidiary ledger is


used in place of the general ledger if the general ledger is destroyed or stolen. 

a group of accounts with a common characteristic that provides detailed information about a control account in the general ledger. 

used to post excess transactions if a general ledger account becomes full during an accounting period. 

a group of accounts used by branches and subsidiaries of a corporate business.


Question 2 

Evidence that the monthly posting of the sales journal total has been accomplished is indicated by


inspecting the postings in the accounts payable subsidiary ledger. 

the general ledger account numbers under the double-lined total. 

a signature of the accountant doing the posting. 

a date under the double-line total.


Question 3 

The entries recorded in the Other Accounts column of a cash payments journal


are posted individually to accounts in the general ledger. 

are not posted individually but are posted as a column total to the general ledger. 

do not require posting. 

are posted to the accounts payable subsidiary ledger daily.


Question 4 

Adjusting entries are recorded


in the special journals. 

only on the worksheet. 

in the general journal. 

only in the general ledger.


Question 5 

If merchandise from a cash sale is returned by a customer for a refund, the sales return is recorded in the


cash receipts journal. 

general journal. 

cash payments journal. 

sales journal.


Question 6 

A subsidiary ledger frees the general ledger from details of


the control account. 

internal transactions. 

individual balances. 

external transactions.


Question 7 

Debit postings to the individual accounts in an accounts receivable subsidiary ledger generally come from the


purchases journal. 

cash payments journal. 

sales journal. 

cash receipts journal.


Question 8 

The use of special journals to record transactions


should only be used if the volume of transactions is small 

eliminates the need for a general ledger. 

eliminates the need for a general journal. 

can save time in the posting process.


Question 9 

If a transaction cannot be recorded in a special journal


it is recorded in the general journal. 

the company must refuse to enter into the transaction. 

it is recorded directly in the accounts in the general ledger. 

it is recorded as an adjustment on the work sheet.


Question 10 

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable are examples of


both nominal accounts and controlling accounts. 

nominal accounts. 

subsidiary ledger accounts. 

controlling accounts.