1.1 Generally Accepted Accounting Principles are a set of accounting ....... approved by the professional
(A) standards (B) suggestions (C) syllabuses (D) systems
2.2 GAAP are a combination of ....... rules set by policy boards and the commonly accepted ways of recording and
reporting financial information.
(A) authoritative (B) guideline (C) optional (D) overriding
3.3 They can become accepted either as a result of due ....... or as a result of long term practice.
(A) placement (B) polling (C) procedure (D) process
4.4 Accountants cannot express the opinion that financial statements are "in conformity with generally accepted
accounting principles" if such information includes any ....... from these principles.
(A) departures (B) duplications (C) projections (D) quotations
5.5 After the Stock Market ....... of 1929, the American Institute of Accountants introduced five broad principles of
accounting which have won fairly general acceptance.
(A) Bubble (B) Bust (C) Crash (D) Plunge
6.6 It is relatively unimportant to investors what reporting method is used by a company, so long as they are
assured that it is followed ....... every year.
(A) conclusively (B) consistently (C) constantly (D) cooperatively
7.7 In 1934, the U.S. Congress created the Securities and ....... Commission (SEC), giving it the authority to
prescribe the methods used in preparing financial statements.
(A) Earnings (B) Economic (C) Evaluation (D) Exchange
8.8 In 1938, Congress permitted companies to use a new ....... method, lifo, for income tax purposes.
(A) inclusive (B) introductory (C) inventory (D) investment
9.9 In 1939, the AIA recommended the phrasing, "present fairly in conformity with generally accepted accounting
principles" in the standard form of the ....... report.
(A) auditor's (B) financial (C) management (D) stockholders'
10.10 The P & L monograph of 1940 promulgated the "....... principle", which places primary emphasis on the
correspondence of costs with the revenues that they produce.
(A) alignment (B) approximation (C) concord (D) matching