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Aug 12, 2014. Which of the following costs would be classified as a prevention cost on a quality report? Reliability engineering. Materials inspection. Rework. Warranty repairs. Out-of-court liability settlements. The provisions of section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (as originally enacted) require the signing officers of a company to do all of the following except: Audit the internal controls over financial reporting. Establish the internal controls over financial reporting. Maintain the internal controls over financial reporting. Evaluate the internal controls over financial reporting. Disclose material weaknesses in the internal controls over financial reporting. A manufacturer’s raw-material purchasing department would likely be classified as a: cost center. revenue center. profit center. investment center. contribution center. A general calculation method for transfer prices that achieves goal congruence begins with the additional outlay cost per unit incurred because goods are transformed and then adds the opportunity cost per unit to the organization because of the transfer. subtracts the opportunity cost per unit to the organization because of the transfer. adds the sunk cost per unit to the organization because of the transfer. subtracts the sunk cost per unit to the organization because of the transfer. adds the sales revenue per unit to the organization because of the transfer. A responsibility center in which the manager is held accountable for the profitable use of assets and capital is commonly known as a(n): cost center. revenue center. profit center. investment center. contribution center. Controllable costs, as used in a responsibility accounting system, consist of: only fixed costs. only direct materials and direct labor. those costs that a manager can influence in the time period under review. those costs about which a manager has some knowledge. those costs that are influenced by parties external to the organization. The Little Rock Division of Classics Companies currently reports a profit of $3.6 million. Divisional invested capital totals $9.5 million; the imputed interest rate is 12%. On the basis of this information, Little Rock’s residual income is: $432,000. $708,000. $1,140,000. $2,460,000. some other amount. Sand Fly Corporation operates two stores: J and K. The following information relates to J:
Sales revenue $1,300,000
Variable operating expenses 600,000
Fixed expenses:
 Traceable to J and controllable by J 275,000
 Traceable to J and controllable by others 80,000
J’s segment contribution margin is: $345,000. $425,000. $620,000. $700,000. $745,000. The basic idea behind residual income is to have a division maximize its: earnings per share. income in excess of a corporate imputed interest charge. cost of capital. cash flows. invested capital. ROI is most appropriately used to evaluate the performance of: cost center managers. revenue center managers. profit center managers. investment center managers. both profit center managers and investment center managers. The difference between the profit margin controllable by a segment manager and the segment profit margin is caused by: variable operating expenses. allocated common expenses. fixed expenses controllable by the segment manager. fixed expenses traceable to the segment but controllable by others. sales revenue. Sunrise Corporation has a return on investment of 15%. A Sunrise division, which currently has a 13% ROI and $750,000 of residual income, is contemplating a massive new investment that will (1) reduce divisional ROI and (2) produce $120,000 of residual income. If Sunrise strives for goal congruence, the investment: should not be acquired because it reduces divisional ROI. should not be acquired because it produces $120,000 of residual income. should not be acquired because the division’s ROI is less than the corporate ROI before the investment is considered. should be …

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