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Debits and Credits (Word Scramble)

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Harold Averkamp, CPA, MBA

To see each answer, press or click on the blue "Unscramble" button. If you have difficulty answering the following questions, learn more about this topic by reading our Debits and Credits (Explanation) and Additional Explanation.

1. Liability accounts are decreased with a ________.

DEBIT BDITE
DEBIT DETIB

2. A credit will increase the balance in a _________ account.

REVENUE ENUEEVR
REVENUE ENEVERU

3. Credits are entered on the _________ side of a T-account.

RIGHT ITHGR
RIGHT HIRTG

4. The accounting equation remains in balance due to ________-entry bookkeeping.

DOUBLE UEDBLO
DOUBLE LBUEDO

5. Debits are entered on the ______ side of a T-account.

LEFT TFEL
LEFT FELT

6. Asset account balances are reduced by a _________ entry.

CREDIT DRIETC
CREDIT CITERD

7. The accounting _________ should always be in balance.

EQUATION EONIUATQ
EQUATION UATINOQE

8. The book of original entry.

JOURNAL LNRJAUO
JOURNAL LORNUJA

9. Revenues cause an increase in owner's _________.

EQUITY UYETIQ
EQUITY UQTYIE

10. These cause owner's equity to decrease.

EXPENSES SNEXPSEE
EXPENSES NSXPSEEE

11. The amount entered on the right side of a T-account.

CREDIT IDRTCE
CREDIT RCTEDI

12. _____________ are income statement accounts with debit balances.

EXPENSES PEESXESN
EXPENSES SXSPNEEE

13. Accounts _______________ is a balance sheet account with a debit balance.

RECEIVABLE IACEVLEEBR
RECEIVABLE IVEEEBLACR

14. _______________ Depreciation is a balance sheet account with a credit balance.

ACCUMULATED ATAMUCULCDE
ACCUMULATED EUCCUDLAAMT

15. The Retained Earnings account will be reduced with a __________ entry.

DEBIT DTEIB
DEBIT ITBED

16. ______________ are income statement accounts with credit balances.

REVENUES EESREVNU
REVENUES SVENUEER

17. A sole proprietor's ___________ account will have a debit balance.

DRAWING WGIDNRA
DRAWING RIGDANW

18. Accounts _____________ is a balance sheet account with a credit balance.

PAYABLE ALEBYPA
PAYABLE YEABLAP

19. A ________ balance is an internal report to show that the general ledger's debit balances add up to the same total as the credit balances.

TRIAL ARTIL
TRIAL TIALR

20. The requirement that each journal entry needs to have at least one debit and one credit is known as __________-entry bookkeeping.

DOUBLE OLUDBE
DOUBLE UODEBL
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