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Nonmanufacturing Overhead (Practice Quiz)

Author:
Harold Averkamp, CPA, MBA

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1.
Selling expenses should be allocated to the cost of goods sold for external financial reporting.

True

Wrong.

False

Right!
2.
According to U.S. accounting principles, interest expense is an indirect product cost.

True

Wrong.

False

Right!
3.
SG&A is the acronym for __________ selling, general and administrative, __________ selling, general and administrative and __________ selling, general and administrative expenses.
4.
SG&A expenses are considered to be _______________ costs.

Period

Right!

Product

Wrong.
5.
Commissions expense is part of the cost of goods sold.

True

Wrong.

False

Right!
6.
SG&A expenses can vary between products and between customers.

True

Right!

False

Wrong.
7.
Activity based costing is recommended for the allocation of SG&A expenses in order to determine the ultimate profitability of a product or a customer.

True

Right!

False

Wrong.

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For the past 52 years, Harold Averkamp (CPA, MBA) has
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