Product Costing Systems MCQs

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

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Updated on March 26, 2023

1. The document that lists the type and quantity of each item of materials that is needed to complete a unit of product is known as the:
2. A materials requisition form:
3. A normal costing system applies overhead costs to jobs by:
4. Which of the following is not a reason for the difficulty associated with assigning manufacturing overheads to products?
5. The work-in-process account contains the summarized balance of all units that are:
6. Materials requisitioned from the storeroom include $1,000 of direct materials and $2,000 of indirect materials. Manufacturing overhead should be debited for what amount to record the transaction?
7. The cost of a completed job includes:
8. The journal entry that transfers the costs of a completed product to the finished goods inventory includes:
9. If the amount of over-applied and under-applied overhead is material, which account (or accounts) would the amount be charged to?
10. Which of the following is descriptive of a job order costing system rather than a process costing system?
11. The number of partially completed units multiplied by the percentage of completion is referred to as: 
12. In a process costing system, blending units and costs from the current period with units and costs from the prior period is accomplished through the use of which of the following methods?
13. The production report includes which of the following?
14. To calculate equivalent units of production, the weighted average method requires:
15. If work-in-process inventories increase by 500 units during the month and 1,300 units were transferred to the next department, how many units were started during the month?

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True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), author of The Handy Financial Ratios Guide, a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

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