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1) Cost-volume-profit analysis is used primarily by management: A) as a planning tool B) for control purposes C) to prepare external financial statements D) to attain accurate financial results Answer: A Diff: 1 Terms: cost-volume-profit (CVP) Objective: 1 AACSB: Communication 2) One of the first steps to take when using CVP analysis to help make decisions is: A) finding out where the total costs line intersects with the total revenues line on a graph. B) identifying which costs are variable and which costs are fixed. C) calculation of the degree of operating leverage for the company. D) estimating how many products will have to be sold to make a decent profit. Answer: B Diff: 1 Terms: cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 3) Cost-volume-profit analysis assumes all of the following EXCEPT: A) all costs are variable or fixed B) units manufactured equal units sold C) total variable costs remain the same over the relevant range D) total fixed costs remain the same over the relevant range Answer: C Diff: 2 Terms: cost-volume-profit (CVP) Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking
4) Which of the following items is NOT an assumption of CVP analysis? A) Total costs can be divided into a fixed component and a component that is variable with respect to the level of output. B) When graphed, total costs curve upward. C) The unit-selling price is known and constant. D) All revenues and costs can be added and compared without taking into account the time value of money. Answer: B Diff: 3 Terms: cost-volume-profit (CVP) Objective: 1 AACSB: Reflective thinking 5) Which of the following items is NOT an assumption of CVP analysis? A) Costs may be separated into separate fixed and variable components. B) Total revenues and total costs are linear in relation to output units. C) Unit selling price, unit variable costs, and unit fixed costs are known and remain...
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