Introduction to Accounting - Q&A

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

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Updated on March 26, 2023

Can you answer these 29 questions covering topics from an Introduction to Accounting course?

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1. Define accounting.

2. What is bookkeeping?

3. Define business.

4. What is a business transaction?

5. Who is a proprietor?

6. What is capital?

7. What are drawings?

8. What are assets?

9. What are liabilities?

10. What is an account?

11. What is the separate entity concept?

12. What is a trade discount?

13. What is a cash discount?

14. What is a voucher?

15. What is the cash system of accounting?

16. What is the accrual system of accounting?

17. What is an invoice?

18. What is the single entry system of bookkeeping?

19. What is double entry bookkeeping?

20. What is an expense?

21. What are current assets?

22. What are fixed assets?

23. What is meant by tangible assets?

24. What are intangible assets?

25. What is a transaction?

26. What is a cash transaction?

27. What is a credit transaction?

28. What is meant by an external transaction?

29. What is an internal transaction?

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About the Author

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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