Acct 434 Week 1 Quiz Activity Based Costing

DEVRY ACCT 434 Week 1 Quiz Activity
Based Costing
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1. Question : (TCO 1) The average cost data are for In-Sync Fixtures Company's (a
retailer) only two product lines, Marblette and Italian Marble.
Marblette Italian Marble
Purchase volume 20,000 1,000
Purchase cost per unit $50 $250
Shipments received 12 12
Hours used per shipment * 5 3
* These data were accumulated after a careful activity analysis.
Currently, In-Sync Fixtures uses a traditional costing system with indirect costs allocated
using purchased cost of goods as a basis. In-Sync Fixtures is considering refining the
allocation of its receiving costs of $40,000. It realizes that the Italian Marble is heavier and
requires more care than the Marblette but that the Marblette comes in larger volume.
Which statement can be made using the results of the activity analysis performed by InSync Fixtures?
2. Question : (TCO 1) The allocation of indirect costs in an activity-based costing system
3. Question : (TCO 1) Evaluating customer reaction of the trade-off of giving up some
features of a product for a lower price would best fit which category of management
decisions under activity-based management?
4. Question : (TCO 1) A company produces three products; if one product is overcosted
5. Question : (TCO 1) To set realistic selling prices

6. Question : (TCO 1) Different products consume different proportions of manufacturing
overhead costs because of differences in all of the following EXCEPT
7. Question : (TCO 1) A well-designed, activity-based cost system helps managers make
better decisions because information derived from an ABC analysis
8. Question : (TCO 1) Companies use ABC system information to
9. Question : (TCO 1) For service organizations that bill customers at a predetermined
average rate, activity-based cost systems can help to