CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS PAPER 03/2 - General Proficiency 1 hour 30 minutes SPECIMEN PAPER READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY
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Answer ALL questions. Answer the questions on the Answer Booklet provided and return it. Silent electronic calculators may be used, but ALL necessary working should be clearly shown.
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CASE Rose Flower owns a fairly large building situated close to Trimmaine Main Road. The building is situated close to the main transportation routes and Rose feels she could do well supplying goods to small retailers. On January 2, 2005, Rose Flower started her business, “One Stop Wholesale”, selling drinks and snacks. The assets and liabilities of the business on that date were as follows: $ Building Office furniture Steel shelving Cash register Cash at bank Cash in hand 5 yr 5 per cent loan (Caribbean National Bank) Motor vehicle Stock of goods 90, 000 2, 400 12, 000 1, 300 4, 000 3, 500 30, 000 26, 000 5, 000
The steel shelving will be kept in the business for 7 years after which it will be sold for $1000. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What type of business entity is “One Stop Wholesale? (1 mark)
State TWO ways in which Rose Flower could increase her capital without additional personal investment. (2 marks) Prepare the opening entries in the General Journal of “One Stop Wholesale” on January 2, 2005. (7 marks) Calculate the working capital as at January 2, 2005. For what is the working capital in a business used? (3 marks) (1 mark)
Open the provision for depreciation account for the steel shelving and record the first year’s depreciation on the asset. (3 marks) Calculate the annual interest on the loan from Caribbean National Bank. (2 marks)
During the month of January the following information was...