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31. Which of the following is true about a trial balance?

A. It lists down the balances of accounts
B. It lists down the balances of a balance sheet
C. It is a kind of financial statement
D. It is not a part of accounting cycle

32. Debit balance = Credit balance in a trial balance indicates that:

A. No error in recording transactions
B. No error in posting entries to ledger accounts
C. Account balances are correct
D. Mathematically Capital+Liabilities=Assets

33. Trial balance is commonly prepared?

A. Frequently during the year
B. At the end of an accounting period
C. At the end of a month
D. At the end of a year

34. Which of the following will affect the agreement of a trial balance?

A. Complete omission of a transaction
B. Partial omission of a transaction
C. Error of principle
D. Compensating errors

35. If debit balances = credit balances, trial balance only shows or check the ____________ and it does not indicate that no errors were made during recording and posting.

A. Arithmetic accuracy
B. Errors of commission
C. Omissions of economic events
D. Understatements of balances

36. Goods sent on approval basis’ have been recorded as ‘Credit sales’. This is an example of____________?

A. Error of principle
B. Error of commission
C. Error of omission
D. Error of duplication

37. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan was established in____________?

A. 1949
B. 1956
C. 1961
D. 1972

38. Trial balance is prepared to check accuracy of_______________?

A. Ledger accounts balances
B. Balance sheet balances
C. Income statement balances
D. Cash flow statement balances

39. If a transaction is completely omitted from the books of accounts, will it affect the agreement of a trial balance?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Transactions can’t be omitted
D. none of these

40. ________ is the common base for preparing a trial balance?

A. Ledger accounts
B. General Journal
C. Specialized journals
D. Balance sheet