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Look at the following financial ledger: 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0230000.jpg Which items listed on the ledger represent credits? a. Credit bill and craft fair b. Gift and online auction c. Gift and insurance payment d. Online auction and craft fair

b

Which method or methods listed below describe a solid system for keeping financial records? I. Making a mental note of all purchases made during the week. II. Recording money spent in a hand-held notebook. III. Organizing receipts and transactions on a computer. a. I only b. II only c. II and III d. I, II, and III

c

Cassandra is trying to think of a good way to keep her financial records. She makes a lot of purchases, using cash, debit cards, and credit cards about equally. When she gets home every day, she tends to be very tired and doesn't like to do a lot of organized thinking. She tends to lose individual pieces of paper if she doesn't file them immediately. What might be a good method for Cassandra to use? a. Recording all of her daily expenditures in an organizational computer program. b. Keeping and collecting receipts for everything she buys. c. Tracking and collecting her bank and credit statements every month. d. Carrying a notebook and immediately recording all of her transactions in it.

d

Marco is reconstructing his expenses for the past two weeks. Here are the records of his expenses: Transaction Cost ($) T-shirt 20 Gas 22 Movie 13 Video game 39 Jeans 34 Hat 15 Books 31 Marco's bank statement says that he has an ending balance of $81. What is Marco's starting balance? a. $255 b. $93 c. $174 d. $210

a

Jason keeps a record of his transactions in a notebook. Looking over his records for the past two weeks, Jason finds that his bank statement does not match his notebook, and he actually has less money than he thought he did. These are the relevant entries in Jason's notebook: Transaction Debit ($) Credit ($) Beginning Balance 578.65 Rent 275.60 --- Paycheck --- 363.20 Charitable donation 20.00 --- Keyboard 63.29 --- Refund on purchase --- 21.19 Groceries 44.08 --- Microwave 68.74 --- Ending Balance 491.33 However, Jason's bank statement says that his ending balance is $473.33. Which of the following is a possible explanation for the discrepancy? a. Jason actually made two $20 charitable donations but forgot to write one of them down. b. Jason listed the refund as a credit, but it should be a debit. c. Jason listed the groceries out of habit, but he did not actually purchase them this week. d. Jason transposed the digits on the microwave's price, which actually cost $86.74.

d

Maya works 16 hours per month at her part-time job earning $6.75 per hour. She earns some additional money house sitting for neighbors and friends. Maya charges $30 per day to house sit if there are no pets. If the house sitting includes pets, then she charges $40 per day. Last month, Maya spent 3 days house sitting with no pets and 5 days house sitting with pets. What is the total amount of earnings Maya had for the month? a. $270 b. $290 c. $378 d. $398

d

Mario spent a total of $87.33 last week, but did not keep a perfect record of where his money went. Fortunately, Mario does have all but one of his receipts. He enters all of the information he has into his expense spreadsheet as shown below. 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0110000.jpg How much did Mario spend on golfing? a. $35.20 b. $45.20 c. $47.88 d. $143.96

a

An expense is entered as a _____ in a financial ledger. a. balance b. credit c. debit d. savings

c

Which of the following is least likely to be kept as part of one's financial records? a. A receipt for a dishwasher. b. A receipt for groceries. c. A receipt for taxes paid. d. A receipt for insurance.

b

Kyle uses a spreadsheet to keep track of his spending. This is an example of Kyle's spreadsheet for two months: 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0160000.jpg Kyle thinks that he could improve this spreadsheet, but he is not sure how. Choose the statement or statements that would help Kyle's spreadsheet become more organized. I. The spreadsheet should contain at least two copies of every entry for backup purposes. II. It is hard to tell the debits from the credits. They should be in different colors, different columns, or otherwise differentiated. III. Having the dates, or at least the months, of each transaction would make things easier to find. a. I and II b. III only c. II and III d. I, II, and III

c

Melinda kept a record of her spending for the week. She spent $25 to put gas in the car, bought a new shirt for a total of $22.38, played putt-putt golf with some friends that cost $6.95 and paid $38.71 for a few groceries. What was the total of Melinda's expenses for the week? a. $68.24 b. $86.09 c. $91.94 d. $93.04

d

Muriel has kept track of her income and expenses for the week in the spreadsheet below. How much was Muriel's restaurant bill? 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0150000.jpg a. $17.66 b. $42.55 c. $6.35 d. $112.55

b

What does it mean for a set of financial records to be comprehensive? a. Comprehensive records are protected against theft and fire. b. The records must contain sufficient information to cover all of your financial plan. c. At least two people must be able to view and assess the records. d. The records must contain every one of your financial files, such as pay stubs and receipts.

b

Cassandra is trying to think of a good way to keep her financial records. She makes a lot of purchases, using cash, debit cards, and credit cards about equally. When she gets home every day, she tends to be very tired and doesn't like to do a lot of organized thinking. She tends to lose individual pieces of paper if she doesn't file them immediately. What might be a good method for Cassandra to use? a. Recording all of her daily expenditures in an organizational computer program. b. Keeping and collecting receipts for everything she buys. c. Tracking and collecting her bank and credit statements every month. d. Carrying a notebook and immediately recording all of her transactions in it.

d

Mario spent a total of $87.33 last week, but did not keep a perfect record of where his money went. Fortunately, Mario does have all but one of his receipts. He enters all of the information he has into his expense spreadsheet as shown below. 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0110000.jpg How much did Mario spend on golfing? a. $35.20 b. $45.20 c. $47.88 d. $143.96

a

Wyatt uses a notebook for keeping financial records. He has placed dividers in the notebook so that it has different sections. Each divider also has a pocket for keeping receipts or other papers related to the records in each section. Wyatt keeps his notebook in his locker at school. Which of the following things about Wyatt's system of record keeping provides a way to separate his financial details into different categories? a. The fact that financial records are kept in the notebook. b. The fact that the notebook.has section dividers c. The fact that the section dividers have pockets. d. The fact that the notebook is kept in his locker.

b

Marco is reconstructing his expenses for the past two weeks. Here are the records of his expenses: Transaction Cost ($) T-shirt 20 Gas 22 Movie 13 Video game 39 Jeans 34 Hat 15 Books 31 Marco's bank statement says that he has an ending balance of $81. What is Marco's starting balance? a. $255 b. $93 c. $174 d. $210

a

Jason keeps a record of his transactions in a notebook. Looking over his records for the past two weeks, Jason finds that his bank statement does not match his notebook, and he actually has less money than he thought he did. These are the relevant entries in Jason's notebook: Transaction Debit ($) Credit ($) Beginning Balance 578.65 Rent 275.60 --- Paycheck --- 363.20 Charitable donation 20.00 --- Keyboard 63.29 --- Refund on purchase --- 21.19 Groceries 44.08 --- Microwave 68.74 --- Ending Balance 491.33 However, Jason's bank statement says that his ending balance is $473.33. Which of the following is a possible explanation for the discrepancy? a. Jason actually made two $20 charitable donations but forgot to write one of them down. b. Jason listed the refund as a credit, but it should be a debit. c. Jason listed the groceries out of habit, but he did not actually purchase them this week. d. Jason transposed the digits on the microwave's price, which actually cost $86.74.

d

Kyle uses a spreadsheet to keep track of his spending. This is an example of Kyle's spreadsheet for two months: 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0160000.jpg Kyle thinks that he could improve this spreadsheet, but he is not sure how. Choose the statement or statements that would help Kyle's spreadsheet become more organized. I. The spreadsheet should contain at least two copies of every entry for backup purposes. II. It is hard to tell the debits from the credits. They should be in different colors, different columns, or otherwise differentiated. III. Having the dates, or at least the months, of each transaction would make things easier to find. a. I and II b. III only c. II and III d. I, II, and III

c

What does it mean to be "in the red?" a. You have more credits than debits. b. You have more debits than credits. c. You cannot find your financial records. d. Your financial records are inaccurate.

b

Clovis wants to make a surprise visit to his uncle who lives out of town. He purchases an airline ticket for $69. There is a 15% sales tax on the price of the airline ticket. In addition he must pay a baggage fee of $20. When he arrives at the airport, Clovis takes a taxi to his uncle's house which is 8 miles from the airport. The taxi fee is $2.50 per mile. If Clovis has spent a total of $123.35 for the airline ticket and taxi, at what percent of his fare did Clovis tip the taxi driver? a. 10% b. 15% c. 20% d. 25%

c

Calculate 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0080000.jpg% tax on $1,540. a. $11.17 b. $109.34 c. $111.65 d. $113.96

c

Say that you are about to make a major purchase and would like to save money on sales tax. Which of these is a viable way to reduce the amount you will pay on sales tax? a. Sales tax is a tax like any other, so you can claim additional dependents and get a deduction on it. b. Businesses are allowed to charge a 1% fee for automatically calculating sales tax for you, so you should calculate the sales tax out yourself. c. Sales tax varies by state, so you can travel to a state with a lower tax rate and make your purchase there. d. If you buy an item on credit, the credit bureau must pay the sales tax instead of you, so you should make your purchase using a credit card.

c

You have a restaurant bill of $46.32. If you are taxed 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0260000.jpg% and decide to tip your server 20%, how much is your total? a. $59.75 b. $59.05 c. $58.92 d. $58.87

b

Matthew bought 4 new compact discs at $16.99 each and a carrying case for $35.89. He paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0250000.jpg% sales tax on his purchases. If Matthew paid $112.42 total, determine if he paid the correct amount. a. Matthew paid $0.15 too little for his purchases. b. Matthew paid $0.16 too much for his purchases. c. Matthew paid $0.05 too much for his purchases. d. Matthew paid the correct amount for his purchases.

d

Zalia meets her friend at the science museum to see a special exhibition. The admission to the museum is $12.50 plus tax. Zalia pays for herself and her friend. They have lunch at the museum's cafe. Zalia has a sandwich for $5.95, an apple for $1.25 and a drink for $1.69. She is charged tax and also tips her server 15%. If tax is 7.25%, how much did Zalia pay all total for her day at the science museum? a. $41.43 b. $37.68 c. $36.35 d. $24.27

b

The Changs updated their bedroom by purchasing a new lamp for $89.95 and a comforter set for $239.99. They paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0120000.jpg% sales tax on their purchases. If the Changs paid $351.72 total, determine if they paid the correct amount. a. The Changs family paid $0.33 too much for their purchases. b. The Changs family paid $0.99 too much for their purchases. c. The Changs family paid $5.94 too much for their purchases. d. The Changs family paid the correct amount for their purchases.

d

How can sales tax alter the size of the tip you leave at a restaurant? a. A tip of a given percentage (such as a 20% tip) will be larger if calculated after tax than if calculated before tax. b. The tip becomes part of the bill as a whole, so you have to increase the sales tax by a corresponding amount. c. You do not have to double-calculate a percentage on any purchases, so you should pay for tax or a tip but not both. d. A standard tip is 15% to 20% of the sales tax.

a

A family eats out at a restaurant and the total for their meals is $73.89. They also pay sales tax of 5.8% and leave a tip for their server. If the family leaves a total of $93, which of the following might be a description of the service they received? a. They left a 10% tip, so the service was probably below average. b. They left a 15% tip, so the service was probably average. c. They left a 20% tip, so the service was probably above average. d. They left a 25% tip, so the service was probably outstanding.

c

The following list shows the items and prices for a restaurant order. Calculate the total amount if there is 7.5% tax and the customer leaves a 15% gratuity. 1 appetizer: $8.99 2 entrees: $14.99 each 1 entree: $12.99 3 drinks: $1.99 each a. $70.96 b. $71.62 c. $75.31 d. $75.97

a

Mr. Green orders some cookies from a local youth group. Using his order form shown below, complete the last column to find the total to be paid. Quantity Description Unit Price Total of Line 2 Krispy Kosmos $2.89 $ 1 Chewy Chocos $3.19 $ 1 Gooey Globs 2.99 $ Total $ 5.8% tax $ Total to be paid $ a. $9.60 b. $11.96 c. $12.65 d. $18.90

c

Say that you are about to make a major purchase and would like to save money on sales tax. Which of these is a viable way to reduce the amount you will pay on sales tax? a. Sales tax is a tax like any other, so you can claim additional dependents and get a deduction on it. b. Businesses are allowed to charge a 1% fee for automatically calculating sales tax for you, so you should calculate the sales tax out yourself. c. Sales tax varies by state, so you can travel to a state with a lower tax rate and make your purchase there. d. If you buy an item on credit, the credit bureau must pay the sales tax instead of you, so you should make your purchase using a credit card.

c

The following list shows the items and prices for a restaurant order. Calculate the total amount if there is 7.5% tax and the customer leaves a 15% gratuity. 1 appetizer: $8.99 2 entrees: $14.99 each 1 entree: $12.99 3 drinks: $1.99 each a. $70.96 b. $71.62 c. $75.31 d. $75.97

a

The Changs updated their bedroom by purchasing a new lamp for $89.95 and a comforter set for $239.99. They paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0120000.jpg% sales tax on their purchases. If the Changs paid $351.72 total, determine if they paid the correct amount. a. The Changs family paid $0.33 too much for their purchases. b. The Changs family paid $0.99 too much for their purchases. c. The Changs family paid $5.94 too much for their purchases. d. The Changs family paid the correct amount for their purchases.

d

Tracy goes on a 3 day and night school band trip. There is no cost for travel and each band member only pays half the cost of the hotel room. However, each person is responsible for the cost of their own meals. His portion of the hotel bill is $49 per night and Tracy leaves a 10% tip for the maid service. Before tax, Tracy spends $32 per day on eating out plus 15% of this amount in tips. If Tracy spends a total of $280.74 on the band trip, what percent tax was Tracy charged on his food? a. 6% b. 7% c. 8% d. 9%

d

Clovis wants to make a surprise visit to his uncle who lives out of town. He purchases an airline ticket for $69. There is a 15% sales tax on the price of the airline ticket. In addition he must pay a baggage fee of $20. When he arrives at the airport, Clovis takes a taxi to his uncle's house which is 8 miles from the airport. The taxi fee is $2.50 per mile. If Clovis has spent a total of $123.35 for the airline ticket and taxi, at what percent of his fare did Clovis tip the taxi driver? a. 10% b. 15% c. 20% d. 25%

c

How can sales tax alter the size of the tip you leave at a restaurant? a. A tip of a given percentage (such as a 20% tip) will be larger if calculated after tax than if calculated before tax. b. The tip becomes part of the bill as a whole, so you have to increase the sales tax by a corresponding amount. c. You do not have to double-calculate a percentage on any purchases, so you should pay for tax or a tip but not both. d. A standard tip is 15% to 20% of the sales tax.

a

Rounded to the nearest thousandth, what is the decimal equivalent of 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0240000.jpg%? a. 0.067 b. 0.068 c. 0.677 d. 0.678

b

Matthew bought 4 new compact discs at $16.99 each and a carrying case for $35.89. He paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0250000.jpg% sales tax on his purchases. If Matthew paid $112.42 total, determine if he paid the correct amount. a. Matthew paid $0.15 too little for his purchases. b. Matthew paid $0.16 too much for his purchases. c. Matthew paid $0.05 too much for his purchases. d. Matthew paid the correct amount for his purchases.

d

The following list shows the items and prices for a restaurant order. Calculate the total amount if there is a 7% tax and the customer leaves a 20% gratuity. 1 appetizer: $7.39 2 entrees: $16.99 each 1 dessert: $5.29 2 drinks: $2.30 each a. $65.82 b. $65.10 c. $54.85 d. $40.60

b

Four different stores have the same digital camera on sale. The original price and discounts offered by each store are listed below. Rank the stores from the cheapest to most expensive sale price of the camera. Store A: price $99.99 and discount of 15% Store B: price $95.99 and discount of 12% Store C: price $90.99 and discount of 10% Store D: price $89.99 and successive discounts of 5% and 5% a. A, B, C. D b. A, B, D, C c. D, A, B, C d. D, C, B, A

d

The music store is having a 15% off sale on all classical music cds. Lyell has a coupon for 20% off any classical music cd. How much will Lyell save on a classical music cd that has a price of $23.99? a. $7.20 b. $7.68 c. $8.40 d. $9.60

b

A mini laptop computer is on sale for 40% off the regular price of $450. How much is the discount? a. $18 b. $27 c. $180 d. $270

c

Taking a discount of 50% off followed by a discount of 50% off results in a total discount of _____. a. 25% b. 50% c. 75% d. 100%

c

In which of the following stores would you pay the least amount for an item that is priced $360? Store A: Sale of 10% off and a successive discount of 10% off. Store B: Sale of 15% with no additional discount. Store C: Sale of $35 off and a successive discount of 10% off. a. All of the stores have the same discounted price. b. You can get the lowest price at Store A. c. You can get the lowest price at StoreB. d. You can get the lowest price at Store C.

b

When calculating the successive discounts of 15% and 10% on a $100 item, _____. a. take 10% of $85 b. take 10% of $90 c. take 15% of $85 d. take 25% of $100

a

Henrietta has $120 to buy a new bicycle. She finds the bike that she wants to buy on sale for 20% off the regular price of $150. If there is 6% sales tax, which of the following best describes the amount of money Henrietta has with regards to buying the bike. a. Henrietta has enough before the tax, but not enough after the tax. b. Henrietta has enough money even after the tax. c. Henrietta does not have enough money even before the tax. d. There is not enough information given.

a

Claire purchases a new dress for the prom. The dress is priced $160, but it is on sale for 30% off. Claire's aunt works at the store and can give her an additional 10% off. If the sales tax is 7.5%, how much does Claire pay for the dress? a. $93.24 b. $103.20 c. $108.36 d. $120.40

c

An appliance store is having a liquidation where everything in the store is 70% off the regular price. What is the price of a dishwasher that is regularly $519.89? a. $36.39 b. $70.00 c. $155.97 d. $363.92

c

Wilma buys a new game that is priced $43.89. She gets successive discounts of 15% followed by 5% off on the game. The purchase price of Wilma's game is _____ of the original price. a. 79.5% b. 80% c. 80.75% d. 82%

c

Which is a step in the process of calculating successive discounts of 8% and 10% on a $50 item? a. take 2% of $50 b. take 8% of $46 c. take 10% of $46 d. take 18% of $50

c

A savvy shopper combines a 25% off coupon with the store's existing 25% off sale. Ignoring sales tax, how much of the base price should the shopper expect to pay? a. 75% b. 56.25% c. 50% d. 43.75%

b

Ozzie has a coupon for 5% off any purchase in his favorite bakery. When Ozzie stops to buy some cookies, he discovers that all cookies are on sale for 15% off the regular price. The cookies are regularly $5.89 per dozen. If Ozzie uses his coupon and pays 7% sales tax, how much does he pay for two dozen cookies? a. $9.42 b. $9.51 c. $10.08 d. $10.18

d

The stores below each have the same snowboard for an original price of $189.59. At which store can you get the snowboard for the lowest price? Store A: Sale of 30% off and a successive discount of 10% off. Store B: Sale of 20% off and a successive discount of 20% off. Store C: Sale of 40% off. a. All of the stores have the same discounted price. b. You can get the lowest price at Store A. c. You can get the lowest price at StoreB. d. You can get the lowest price at Store C.

d

2 3 4 6 7 Andrea is shopping for items for her pet sitting business because the store is having a sale where everything in the store is 5% off. Andrea buys a cat carrier for $39.99 and a cat tower for $19.99. She has a coupon for an additional 15% off on the cat tower. Before tax, Andrea estimates that her total, after discounts, will be about $54. Determine if Andrea has estimated correctly. a. Yes. Andrea has estimated correctly. b. No. Andrea has taken 20% of the total, which is not correct.. c. No. Andrea has taken successive discounts on the total, but the coupon is just on the cat tower. d. No. Andrea has only taken the 5% discount on the cat tower and not on the carrier

a

A 60 ounce glass bottle of juice sells for $4.20 while a 1.5 liter of the same juice sells in a plastic bottle for $3.06. Compare the unit prices of the juice for the two containers. (1 liter is approximately 34 ounces) a. The juice in the glass bottle is 1 cent cheaper per ounce. b. The juice in the plastic bottle is 1 cent cheaper per ounce. c. The juice in the glass bottle is 10 cents cheaper per ounce. d. The juice in the plastic bottle is 10 cents cheaper per ounce.

b

Using the following prices, calculate the unit price to determine how much it would cost for 7 granola bars and 9 bottles of water. $7.14 for 6 granola bars $8.72 for 8 bottles of water a. $18.14 b. $18.63 c. $21.41 d. $31.72

a

A box of candy weighs 340.23 grams and costs $18.99. If 1 gram is approximately 0.03527 ounces, what is the unit price per ounce of the candy? a. $0.53 b. $0.67 c. $1.58 d. $1.97

c

What can you do when the unit prices for two comparable items are listed using different units of measure? a. The secondary units don't affect the cost. As long as both prices are in dollars or cents, you can compare the two. b. The unit prices are based on the cost of the whole package, so divide each base cost by each unit price to get comparable units. c. Use conversion rates to change one unit into the other unit, so that both prices are listed using like units. d. Unit prices are ratios, so you can add the two prices together and divide by the smaller unit price to get a usable number.

c

A pharmacist is trying to stock the pharmacy with cheaper alternatives for customers. She will stop carrying the more expensive items. In doing so, she is trying to determine which of the following forms is the most expensive. Tablet form comes in 50 mg tablets and cost $75.00 for a bottle of 100 tablets. Capsule form comes in 75 mg capsules and cost $63.75 for a bottle of 85 capsules Caplet form comes in 100 mg caplets and cost $70.00 for 40 caplets. Based on the given information, which form is the most expensive? a. Tablet form is the most expensive. b. Capsule form is the most expensive. c. Caplet form is the most expensive. d. The forms all have the same unit price.

c

Darius wants to purchase his favorite salad dressing. The salad dressing comes in two different size bottles. The 16 ounce bottle is on sale for $3.36. The 10 ounce bottle is priced at $2.30. Darius has a coupon for 40 cents off if you buy two 10 ounce bottles. Determine if Darius gets the better buy when he buys one 16 ounce bottle or when he buys two 10 ounce bottles. a. Darius will get the same deal on either purchase. b. Darius will get the better deal buying one 16 ounce bottle. c. Darius will get the better deal buying two 10 ounce bottles. d. Darius doesn't need the coupon, he will get the best deal on one 10 ounce bottle

a

Given the following information, determine if one of the brands is a better buy. Brand A: 14 ounces for $44.66 Brand B: 20 ounces for $63.80 a. Both brands cost the same per ounce. b. Brand A is the better buy. c. Brand B is the better buy. d. There is not enough information provided to determine the better buy.

a

Using the following prices, calculate the unit price to determine how much it would cost for 5 containers of yogurt and 3 containers of applesauce. $4.29 for 6 containers of yogurt $3.39 for 8 containers of applesauce a. $4.39 b. $4.85 c. $6.41 d. $7.68

b

Nellie is buying bird seed to put in her bird feeders. She uses about 10 pounds of bird seed each week, but has room to store any extra that she purchases.The bird seed comes in 3 different sizes as given below: 3.5 pounds for $2.52 7.5 pounds for $5.40 11 pounds for $7.92 Nellie is trying to be a smart shopper and get the best deal on the bird seed. Which size bag of bird seed should Nellie buy? a. Nellie should buy the 3.5 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price b. Nellie should buy the 7.5 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price c. Nellie should buy the 11 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price. d. Nellie should buy any size she wishes because they all have the same unit price..

d

If a unit price label has a unit price of 21.5 cents per pound, how much is the total price for an 8 pound package? a. $0.37 b. $1.72 c. $2.69 d. $17.20

b

Using the following prices, calculate the unit price to determine how much it would cost for 7 granola bars and 9 bottles of water. $7.14 for 6 granola bars $8.72 for 8 bottles of water a. $18.14 b. $18.63 c. $21.41 d. $31.72

a

If a unit price label has a unit price of 21.5 cents per pound, how much is the total price for an 8 pound package? a. $0.37 b. $1.72 c. $2.69 d. $17.20

b

Use the conversion that 1 ounce is approximately 28.35 grams to calculate the unit price per ounce for 283.5 grams at $5.48. a. $0.06 b. $0.55 c. $5.48 d. $54.80

b

Given the following prices and unit conversions, rank the brands from lowest to highest unit price. Brand A: $1.48 for 2.5 pounds Brand B: $1.30 for 907.18 grams; 1 pound is approximately 453.59 grams Brand C: $1.55 for 50 ounces; 1 pound is equal to 16 ounces a. Brand A, Brand B, Brand C b. Brand A, Brand C, Brand B c. Brand B, Brand A, Brand C d. Brand C, Brand A, Brand B

d

A 60 ounce glass bottle of juice sells for $4.20 while a 1.5 liter of the same juice sells in a plastic bottle for $3.06. Compare the unit prices of the juice for the two containers. (1 liter is approximately 34 ounces) a. The juice in the glass bottle is 1 cent cheaper per ounce. b. The juice in the plastic bottle is 1 cent cheaper per ounce. c. The juice in the glass bottle is 10 cents cheaper per ounce. d. The juice in the plastic bottle is 10 cents cheaper per ounce.

b

A pharmacist is trying to stock the pharmacy with cheaper alternatives for customers. She will stop carrying the more expensive items. In doing so, she is trying to determine which of the following forms is the most expensive. Tablet form comes in 50 mg tablets and cost $75.00 for a bottle of 100 tablets. Capsule form comes in 75 mg capsules and cost $63.75 for a bottle of 85 capsules Caplet form comes in 100 mg caplets and cost $70.00 for 40 caplets. Based on the given information, which form is the most expensive? a. Tablet form is the most expensive. b. Capsule form is the most expensive. c. Caplet form is the most expensive. d. The forms all have the same unit price

c

Nellie is buying bird seed to put in her bird feeders. She uses about 10 pounds of bird seed each week, but has room to store any extra that she purchases.The bird seed comes in 3 different sizes as given below: 3.5 pounds for $2.52 7.5 pounds for $5.40 11 pounds for $7.92 Nellie is trying to be a smart shopper and get the best deal on the bird seed. Which size bag of bird seed should Nellie buy? a. Nellie should buy the 3.5 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price b. Nellie should buy the 7.5 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price c. Nellie should buy the 11 pound bags because they have the cheapest unit price. d. Nellie should buy any size she wishes because they all have the same unit price..

d

Given the following information, determine if one of the brands is a better buy. Brand A: 14 ounces for $44.66 Brand B: 20 ounces for $63.80 a. Both brands cost the same per ounce. b. Brand A is the better buy. c. Brand B is the better buy. d. There is not enough information provided to determine the better buy.

a

Say you are grocery shopping and you come across an item for which the unit price is not labeled. How can you find the unit price on your own? a. Look at the nutrition facts on the package and find the percent value of the calories the item contains, then divide the price by that value. b. Find a convenient and reasonable unit of measurement to use, then divide the cost of the package by the number of units chosen in that package. c. Find a different item of comparable type and divide the cost of your item by the cost of the similar item. d. You can't find the unit price without knowing how much the item cost to produce, so you will need to contact the grower or manufacturer.

b

There are 18 cans of peas in a case. Each can of peas is 12 ounces. If a case of peas costs $14.22, what is the unit price per can of peas? a. $0.07 b. $0.08 c. $0.79 d. $1.19

c

Which of the following is most likely used by a seller to target an impulse buyer? a. contest b. coupon c. display d. rebate

c

Choose the correct answer and rationale. "The prices listed on retail websites..." a. ...are open to negotiation, because you can email the company. b. ...are reliable, because you have proof of the advertised price. c. ...are unreliable, because internet commerce does not have the same regulations as normal commerce. d. ...are often below the total cost, because they usually do not include shipping charges.

d

Which of the following is not a promotional tactic used by a seller? a. bait and switch b. clearance c. closeout d. liquidation

a

Selena purchased some gifts for her nieces and nephews online. She bought 3 dolls each priced at $19.99 each and 4 remote control cars priced at $21.99 each. Selena was able to get an online coupon for $3 off on each remote control car that she purchased. There was no sales tax, but the shipping charge was $10.50. What was the total amount Selena paid for her online purchase? a. $135.93 b. $144.93 c. $146.43 d. $155.43

c

Leiff goes online to buy a new video game. He finds a site that currently has a promotion of 15% off on all orders over $50. Leiff decides to buy his video game, with a price tag of $128, at this site because he knows that he will get the 15% discount when he checks out. Leiff pays 5.3% sales tax on the discounted price and pays a shipping fee of $4.75. What is the total of Leiff's online purchase? a. $112.84 b. $114.57 c. $118.82 d. $119.32

d

Kito makes on online purchase of a guitar case for $39.99, a tuner for $24.99 and picks for $26.99. Taxes are 6% of the total purchase price. Shipping charges are based on the following table: Amount of Purchase Standard Shipping Express Shipping up to $50 $5.10 $7.00 $50 up to $100 $6.35 $8.20 $100 up to $200 $7.80 $11.60 $200 and over $10.50 $16.45 Kito selects express shipping and the company bills his credit card $105.69 for the total of the online purchase. Determine if Kito has been billed correctly for his purchase. a. Kito has been billed correctly. b. Kito has not been charged enough for his purchase. c. Kito has been over charged by $1.85 for his purchase. d. Kito has been over charged by $3.40 for his purchase.

a

Todd and his wife are having company for dinner so he is tasked with stopping at the store to buy creamer for coffee and something for dessert. The creamer is in the far left corner of the store. As Todd is walking back to get the creamer he sees a sign for cookies that says "Just like grandma used to bake", and the bag has a picture of a woman that reminds Todd of his grandmother. Todd buys the cookies for dessert. Todd's purchase was least likely a result of _____. a. the location of the creamer b. the location of the display c. the packaging of the cookies d. his impulse buying

d

Which of the following does an appropriately cautious reading of a receipt entail? I. Making sure that the items charged are the same as the items received. II. Asking for a second copy for your records. III. Checking to see if all of the discounts were applied properly. a. I only b. II and III c. I and III d. I, II, and III

c

Angelo purchased some gifts for his younger brothers and sisters online. He bought a dollhouse for $32.59, 2 board games for $12.95 each and 2 movies for $9.99 each. The web site had a promotional offer of $5 off and no shipping fees for any purchase totaling at least $50. Angelo was charged 7.25% tax on his total purchase. How much did Angelo pay for his online purchase? a. $78.47 b. $78.80 c. $79.16 d. $84.16

b

Which of the following should not be used as a guideline for making a purchase? a. You budgeted for it. b. You can afford it. c. You need it. d. You want it.

d

Glenda makes an online purchase of 4 picture frames for $12.95 each and 4 mats for $5.89 each. The site says that taxes paid by the customer are 6.5% of the total purchase price. Shipping charges are based on the following table: Amount of Purchase Standard Shipping Express Shipping up to $50 $5.10 $7.00 $50 up to $100 $6.35 $8.20 $100 up to $200 $7.80 $11.60 $200 and over $10.50 $16.45 Glenda selects express shipping for her purchase and the company bills her credit card $91.86 for the total of the online purchase. Determine if Glenda has been billed correctly for her purchase. a. Glenda has been billed correctly. b. Glenda has not been charged enough for her purchase. c. Glenda has been over charged by $3.40 for her purchase. d. Glenda has been over charged by $3.80 for her purchase.

c

Tyrell is gearing up for the football season and decides to purchase some items online. He has a promotional code for a one time $10 off any purchase of $50 or more. Tyrell orders 2 new jerseys at $32.89 each and a hat for $23.99. Tyrell pays 7% sales tax on his purchase, but pays no shipping charges. What is the total of Tyrell's online purchase? a. $50.16 b. $79.77 c. $85.35 d. $96.05

c

On his road trip, Leon stops to refuel and get some snacks. He has the following purchases: 12 gallons of gas at $2.89 per gallon 2 granola bars for $1.59 each 1 apple for $0.89 2 bottles of vitamin water for $1.39 each Leon must pay 7.5% sales tax on everything but the gas, which already has tax included in the per gallon price. If Leon paid $44.64, then he _____ for his purchase. a. did not pay enough b. paid the correct amount c. paid $2.60 too much d. paid $3.11 too much

c

Manny makes the following purchases at the store: pair of jeans for $32.65 3 t-shirts for $14.89 each pair of sneakers for $39.99 The store is having a promotional sale where 10% is taken off of each customer's total purchase before tax. The sales tax is 8%. If Manny paid $114.03 , then he _____ for his purchase. a. paid $5.63 too little b. paid $3.28 too little c. paid the correct amount d. paid $8.45 too much

c

The Long family spent $38.62 for school supplies and $215.78 for new school clothes. They paid 2007-03-04-00-00_files/i0110000.jpg% sales tax on their purchases. If the Long family paid $269.07 total, determine if they paid the correct amount. a. The Long family paid $2.63 too little for their purchases. b. The Long family paid the correct amount for their purchases. c. The Long family paid $1.61 too much for their purchases. d. The Long family paid $2.63 too much for their purchases.

a

Antonio is ready to move out of his parent's house and live on his own. He found a great apartment that has all utilities included. His job as an assistant plumber requires him to have a car, but his hours are flexible enough to give him time on the weekends to have fun with his friends. What is the best way Antonio's budget can be modified to help him save enough for the $200 down payment and make the $500 monthly rental payment? Monthly Budget Old Budget New Budget Income Wages $1500 $1500 Expenses Food Cell Phone Savings Entertainment Car Expenses . $250 $175 $200 $200 $300 . $____ $____ $____ $____ $____ Net Income $375 $____ a. Antonio could keep his budget the same and hope he gets a raise at work. b. Antonio could reduce his monthly entertainment expenses by $100 to help pay the monthly rent. He could take $200 out of savings once for the deposit. c. Antonio could live at his parent's house for one more month and save his net income. After one month of living at home, he would have enough additional money for the deposit and one year's rent at the apartment. d. Antonio could reduce his monthly entertainment expenses by $75 and his food expenses by $50 to pay the monthly rent. He could take $200 out of savings once for the deposit.

d

The book store is having a sale where all hardcover books are 20% off. Jamie also has a coupon for 15% off any fiction book. Jamie buys a hardcover fiction book that is priced $32.99. How much will Jamie save by buying the book on sale and using the coupon? a. $10.56 b. $11.55 c. $13.20 d. $19.79

a

Enzel goes online to buy a graphing calculator. He finds a site that currently has a promotion of 15% off on all orders over $50. Enzel decides to buy his graphing calculator, with a price tag of $83, at this site because he knows that he will get the 15% discount when he checks out. Enzel pays 4.5% sales tax on the discounted price and pays a shipping fee of $6.35. What is the total of Enzel's online purchase? a. $80.07 b. $80.36 c. $86.74 d. $93.09

a

Analyze the following budget, with an income of $750, to determine how much can be spent on food for the month. Month________ Budgeted Amount Food $___ Personal Items $20 Cell Phone $75 Entertainment $85 Car Expenses - Gas, Insurance $260 College Savings $250 a. No more than $70 can be spent on food. b. No more than $75 can be spent on food. c. No more than $80 can be spent on food. d. No more than $60 can be spent on food.

d

Using the following prices, calculate the unit price to determine how much it would cost for 7 muffins and 14 juice boxes. $7.74 for 6 muffins $5.52 for 8 juice boxes a. $18.69 b. $19.89 c. $21.91 d. $26.52

a

Given the following information, choose the brand that is the better buy. Brand A: $2.16 for 18 ounces Brand B: $1.50 for 12 ounces Brand C: $2.26 for 20 ounces Brand D: $1.95 for 16 ounces a. Brand A b. Brand B c. Brand C d. Brand D

c

Ben and his housemates signed a lease for an apartment for 12 months for $563 per month of which Ben agreed to pay $215 per month. Which of the following statements best gives the reasons that Ben's rent payment is an essential (fixed) expense? a. It cannot be eliminated in a later budget, in order to save money. b. Living expenses have a higher priority than any other type of expense. c. The spender controls the amount of the rent by choice of apartment. d. It is by contract the same amount every month.

d

Ben and his housemates signed a lease for an apartment for 12 months for $563 per month of which Ben agreed to pay $215 per month. Which of the following statements best gives the reasons that Ben's rent payment is an essential (fixed) expense? a. It cannot be eliminated in a later budget, in order to save money. b. Living expenses have a higher priority than any other type of expense. c. The spender controls the amount of the rent by choice of apartment. d. It is by contract the same amount every month.

c

Marco is reconstructing his expenses for the past two weeks. Here are the records of his expenses: Transaction Cost ($) T-shirt 20 Gas 22 Movie 13 Video game 39 Jeans 34 Hat 15 Books 31 Marco's bank statement says that he has an ending balance of $81. What is Marco's starting balance? a. $255 b. $93 c. $174 d. $210

a

Ann needs to have money available to pay an annual renters insurance premium of $224, ten months from now. She has savings of $0 in her current budget, a retirement fund of $4,833, and a reserve fund of $0. Which of the following would NOT be part of her reasonable plan to establish a reserve fund for this expense? a. Reduce a non-essential expense to save money. b. Establish a savings account for Other Expenses. c. Pay the premium right away using the retirement fund investments. d. Divide it into a monthly savings amount, and add the savings to the budget.

c

Mario spent a total of $87.33 last week, but did not keep a perfect record of where his money went. Fortunately, Mario does have all but one of his receipts. He enters all of the information he has into his expense spreadsheet as shown below. 2007-03-03-00-00_files/i0110000.jpg How much did Mario spend on golfing? a. $35.20 b. $45.20 c. $47.88 d. $143.96

a

Predict how much money can be saved without having a negative actual net income. Monthly Budget Budgeted Amount Actual Amount Income Wages $1025 $675 Expenses Rent Utilities Food Cell Phone Savings $300 $100 $175 $75 $300 $300 $100 $200 $75 $____ Net Income $75 $____ a. It is not possible to save any money this month without having a negative actual net income. b. $350 can be saved resulting in an actual net income of $0. c. $200 can be saved resulting in an actual net income of $75. d. Because there is a $75 budgeted net income, that $75 can be put towards savings.

a

Which of the following is used by a seller to deceive a buyer? a. bait and switch b. contest c. display d. introductory offer

a

Richard's checkbook register as of 02/19: Check # Date Description of Transaction Payment/Debit (-) Fee (-) Deposit/Credit (+) Balance 02/03 Deposit $900.00 $900.00 02/05 Deposit - Paycheck $390.36 $1,290.36 201 02/05 Blue Sky Apartments $455.00 $835.36 202 02/07 Renter's Insurance $125.40 $709.96 203 02/18 Online Clothing Purchase $155.44 $554.52 02/19 Deposit - Paycheck $390.36 $944.88 Enter the following transactions into Richard's checkbook register and state his ending balance: Date Type Description Amount 03/01 Check #204 Blue Sky Apartments $455.00 03/05 DEP Payroll automatic deposit $390.36 03/08 Debit Benny's Hamburgers and Fries $9.20 03/15 Check #205 Car payment $251.59 03/19 DEP Payroll automatic deposit $390.36 a. $715.79 b. $1,009.81 c. $780.72 d. $880.24

b

Which of the following is not something that you could do with a normal checking account? a. Deposit cash into your account. b. Demand in writing that money be paid to another person from your account. c. Give permission to a merchant to demand money from your account. d. Make purchases or get cash now, and pay back the bank in monthly payments.

d

Which of the following must be present for a check to be legitimate? I. Your signature II. A memo or note III. The payee a. I and II b. III only c. I and III d. I, II, and III

c

Roberta's monthly bank statement says that she has a balance of 386.29, but Roberta's check register says that her balance is 370.77. Which of the following are still outstanding? I. A $78.17 check to the electric company II. A $16.15 deposit from Roberta's roommate III. A $22.67 check to the grocery store IV. A $62.65 deposit from Roberta's tax return a. I and II b. II and III c. II and IV d. I and IV

d

George tallies up the transactions in his check register and comes up with a total balance of $221.57, but his bank statement says that his balance is $203.73. Which of the following are still outstanding? I. A $20.25 check to the florist II. A $14.29 check to the dry cleaners III. A $38.09 check deposit IV. A $19.05 money order deposit a. I and III b. I and IV c. II and III d. II and IV

a

Stephen used a reconciliation worksheet, but his checkbook balance does not match the final worksheet balance. Evaluate the following list of possible errors that he has made. Decide which items could potentially correct this problem if found and corrected. Item number Name of potential error Explanation of what to verify I Clearing the checkbook All the transactions on the statement that match transactions in the checkbook should be marked as cleared in the checkbook. II Correcting checkbook omissions All transactions on the statement that were not found in the checkbook should have been entered into the checkbook. III Outstanding credits and debits Verify that the sum of outstanding credits and the sum of outstanding debits are correct. IV Math Verify that all addition and subtraction has been done correctly and there are no transpositions of numbers. V Previous reconciliation Verify that the previous reconciliation was performed correctly, and that all cleared items are marked as such in the checkbook. Choose the option below that correctly describes the items that could have caused this problem with Stephen's reconciliation. a. I, III, IV, and V could cause the problem, but not II. b. I, II, III, and V could cause the problem, but not IV. c. All five of the potential errors could cause this sort of problem. d. I and II could cause the problem since there are no math errors.

c

Megan used a reconciliation worksheet provided by her bank. Line 5 should equal line 6 at the end of the reconciliation, but it does not. Friendly Bank Reconciliation Worksheet Amount 1. Enter the statement closing balance. $ 487 13 2. Enter the sum of any outstanding deposits or credits. $ 186 68 3. Add lines 1 and 2. $ 673 81 4. Enter the sum of any outstanding checks or debits. $ 174 01 5. Subtract line 4 from line 3. $ 499 80 6. Enter your checkbook balance. $ 362 60 Note: Lines 5 and 6 should be equal at the end of the reconciliation. Megan wants to first look for a single transaction that could have caused this problem with reconciliation. What is the amount of the transaction that Megan should look for in order to find a solution to the problem? a. $325.79 b. $137.20 c. $12.67 d. $313.20

b

Mrs. Jones has received her bank statement and is ready to reconcile it with her checkbook register. Fill out the reconciliation worksheet for Mrs. Jones using the data from her bank statement and checkbook register. Assume all transactions on previous pages have already cleared. Great Bank of Home and Work KeepItSimple™ Statement for February 2010 Beginning balance (01/05/2010): $2340.00 Ending balance (02/04/2010): $1864.16 Total of credits: $0.00 Total of debits: $475.84 Date cleared - 01/05/2010 Description - Debit card purchase from XYZ Supermarket and Deli Limited Amount - 145.44 Date cleared - 02/04/2010 Description - Check 1015, Bis Insurance of North America Amount - $320.40 Date cleared - 02/04/2010 Description - Monthly service fee Amount - $10.00 Reconciliation Worksheet Amount 1. Enter the statement closing balance. $ 2. Enter the sum of any outstanding deposits or credits. $ 3. Add lines 1 and 2. $ 4. Enter the sum of any outstanding checks or debits. $ 5. Subtract line 4 from line 3. $ 6. Enter your checkbook balance. $ Note: Lines 5 and 6 should be equal at the end of the reconciliation. Mrs. Jones's checkbook register: Date Num Payee Payment Clr Deposit Balance 1/1/2010 Balance forward 2,340.00 2,340.00 1/5/2010 Debit XYZ Supermarket 145.44 2194.56 2/1/2010 1014 Rent 600.00 1594.56 2/1/2010 1015 Bis Insurance Company 320.40 1274.16 Consider what must be done, if anything, in order to finish the reconciliation process. a. Line 6 is $10.00 higher than line 5; look back at the statement to find the discrepancy. b. Any transaction that appears on the register must still be added to the bank statement. c. Add lines 5 and 6 together. d. The rent of $600 is in your checkbook but not on your bank statement.

a

When must you sign a deposit slip? a. You must always sign a deposit slip. b. You only need to sign a deposit slip when receiving cash. c. You only need to sign a deposit slip when using an ATM, rather than depositing at the bank. d. You never need to sign a deposit slip. Your account information is enough.

b

consider the following incomplete deposit slip: Description Amount ($) Cash, including coins 15 00 Check 1 62 44 Check 2 27 83 Check 3 45 75 Subtotal ?? ?? Less cash received ?? ?? Total 62 23 How much cash did the person who filled out this deposit slip receive? a. $381.23 b. $451.02 c. $88.79 d. $436.02

c

Richard's checkbook register as of 02/19: Check # Date Description of Transaction Payment/Debit (-) Fee (-) Deposit/Credit (+) Balance 02/03 Deposit $900.00 $900.00 02/05 Deposit - Paycheck $390.36 $1,290.36 201 02/05 Blue Sky Apartments $455.00 $835.36 202 02/07 Renter's Insurance $125.40 $709.96 203 02/18 Online Clothing Purchase $155.44 $554.52 02/19 Deposit - Paycheck $390.36 $944.88 Enter the following transactions into Richard's checkbook register and state his ending balance: Date Type Description Amount 03/01 Check #204 Blue Sky Apartments $455.00 03/05 DEP Payroll automatic deposit $390.36 03/08 Debit Benny's Hamburgers and Fries $9.20 03/15 Check #205 Car payment $251.59 03/19 DEP Payroll automatic deposit $390.36 a. $715.79 b. $1,009.81 c. $780.72 d. $880.24

b

Which of the following is not something that you could do with a normal checking account? a. Deposit cash into your account. b. Demand in writing that money be paid to another person from your account. c. Give permission to a merchant to demand money from your account. d. Make purchases or get cash now, and pay back the bank in monthly payments.

d

Liam uses checks and a debit card, but does not always write all the transactions in his checkbook register. He has lost track of his checkbook balance. Liam looks up the "available balance" using online banking, and writes it on the next line as his new checkbook balance available to spend. What is wrong with Liam's method? a. Liam's method fails to consider whether he has written any outstanding checks. b. The reconciliation worksheet will not work properly using Liam's adjusted checkbook balance. c. Liam could have unexpected non-sufficient funds fees due on any checks that have not yet cleared the bank. d. All of the above.

d

When must you sign a deposit slip? a. You must always sign a deposit slip. b. You only need to sign a deposit slip when receiving cash. c. You only need to sign a deposit slip when using an ATM, rather than depositing at the bank. d. You never need to sign a deposit slip. Your account information is enough.

b

Miranda is opening a checking account, but she left her driver's license at home. Which, if any, of the following can she use to open her account anyway? I. Sav-A-Lot Discount Card II. Passport III. Social Security card a. I or II b. II or III c. I, II, or III d. None. You must have a driver's license or other state-issued ID to open an account.

b

Megan used a reconciliation worksheet provided by her bank. Line 5 should equal line 6 at the end of the reconciliation, but it does not. Friendly Bank Reconciliation Worksheet Amount 1. Enter the statement closing balance. $ 487 13 2. Enter the sum of any outstanding deposits or credits. $ 186 68 3. Add lines 1 and 2. $ 673 81 4. Enter the sum of any outstanding checks or debits. $ 174 01 5. Subtract line 4 from line 3. $ 499 80 6. Enter your checkbook balance. $ 362 60 Note: Lines 5 and 6 should be equal at the end of the reconciliation. Megan wants to first look for a single transaction that could have caused this problem with reconciliation. What is the amount of the transaction that Megan should look for in order to find a solution to the problem? a. $325.79 b. $137.20 c. $12.67 d. $313.20

b

Which of the following items are elements of a monthly checking account statement? I. A period (beginning date and ending date) II. A beginning balance and ending balance. III. A detailed list of debits and credits during the period. a. I and II b. I and III c. II and III d. I, II and III

d

what is a "balance brought forward?" a. The amount of money you transfer from another checking account b. The amount of money you will owe in the future c. The amount of money you have from the previous statement period d. The amount of money you used to open your account

c

Consider the following incomplete deposit slip: Description Amount ($) Cash, including coins 15 00 Check 1 62 44 Check 2 27 83 Check 3 45 75 Subtotal ?? ?? Less cash received ?? ?? Total 62 23 How much cash did the person who filled out this deposit slip receive? a. $381.23 b. $451.02 c. $88.79 d. $436.02

c

Bob's bank charges him a $3.15 service fee every time he uses an out-of-network ATM. If Bob uses an out-of-network ATM an average of three times every two weeks, how much will he pay in service fees over the course of a year? a. $327.60 b. $109.20 c. $491.40 d. $245.70

d

Evelyn spent the day shopping and made the following purchases: Item Cost ($) Camera 66.31 Hat 13.44 Parking 8.00 Planner 9.78 When Evelyn was done, she checked her account balance and found she had a total of $208.16. How much money was in Evelyn's account to begin with? a. $110.63 b. $305.69 c. $315.47 d. $97.53

b

Ted is looking over his spending pattern for the past week to try to determine how much money he had on Sunday. This is Ted's spending pattern: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 112 --- Tuesday 141 18 Wednesday 56 --- Thursday 28 70 Friday 22 42 Saturday 16 88 If the bank charges Ted an overdraft fee of $25 every time he overdraws his account, and Ted overdrew his account on Wednesday but not on Friday, which of the following is a possible amount of money that Ted could have had in his account last Sunday? Assume that the only debits and credits not listed are overdraft fees. a. $300 b. $280 c. $240 d. $200

b

Adam's bank account has a balance of $1213.69 before he starts spending money. He makes the following transactions: Transaction Cost ($) Car payment 260.16 Groceries 97.98 Parking ticket 75.00 DVD box set 115.35 Antique lamp 68.53 Suit 331.84 Adam is considering getting his car a new paint job. Doing so will have a total cost of $264.83. Can Adam afford this? a. Yes, he can make the purchase and still have money left over. b. Yes, but doing so will clear out his account. c. No, purchasing that would overdraw his account. d. No, he is overdrawn already.

b

Frank has $66.50 in his account on Sunday. Over the next week, he makes the following changes to his balance via deposits and purchases: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 60.33 80.75 Tuesday 54.45 --- Wednesday 49.20 15.00 Thursday 35.40 --- Friday 16.85 75.00 Saturday 80.56 --- On what day does Frank first get charged an overdraft fee? a. Wednesday b. Thursday c. Friday d. Saturday

a

Isabelle has $84.00 in her account on Sunday. Over the next week, she makes the following changes to her balance via deposits and purchases: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 22.35 --- Tuesday 47.60 10.29 Wednesday 15.44 --- Thursday 11.25 --- Friday 9.78 22.69 Saturday 30.54 18.86 On which day or days does Isabelle get charged an overdraft fee? I. Thursday II. Friday III. Saturday a. I only b. I and III c. II and III d. III only

b

Richard has $652 in his account and is planning a road trip. He looks at how expensive hotels and sightseeing costs are in certain cities, planning accordingly: City Cost ($) Detroit 196.87 Pittsburgh 180.32 St. Paul 102.87 Cincinnati 155.81 Richmond 211.86 When Richard makes the calculations, he finds he does not have enough money to visit each city. What is the cheapest city that Richard can drop to avoid overdrawing his account? a. Richmond b. Detroit c. Pittsburgh d. Cincinnati

b

Sandy is trying to reconstruct her spending pattern from July. She knows that she had $277 in her account on July 1, but after that, her receipts and balance statements are all scrambled. Here are Sandy's records: Date Transaction Type Amount ($) 7/26 Purchase 86 7/25 Deposit 76 7/4 Purchase 137 7/6 Deposit 90 7/10 Purchase 131 7/9 Purchase 145 7/15 Deposit 152 7/19 Purchase 137 Assuming that this is a complete, if scrambled, record of Sandy's July spending and that any overdraft fees incurred do not affect the running total, how many times did Sandy overdraw her account in July? a. Sandy never overdrew her account. b. Sandy only overdrew her account once. c. Sandy overdrew her account twice. d. Sandy overdrew her account more than twice.

d

Danielle has $127.02 in her account before making any transactions. Over the course of a week, Danielle makes the following transactions: Transaction Debit ($) Credit ($) Birthday check --- 75.00 Night out 66.14 --- Garage sale proceeds --- 121.58 Charitable donation 42.25 --- Doctor's appointment 115.30 --- At the end of the week, how much money is in Danielle's account? a. $99.91 b. $27.11 c. $184.41 d. $142.16

a

Which of the following most accurately describes when a debit card transaction takes effect? a. The transaction is completed almost immediately after making the purchase. b. The transaction takes two to three business days to clear. c. All debit card transactions are processed simultaneously at the end of the day. d. Debit card transactions are completed when you pay your monthly debit card bill.

a

Faye's bank charges her a $2.25 service fee every time she uses an out-of-network ATM. If Faye uses an out-of-network ATM twice a week, how much money does she pay in service fees every year? a. $240.25 b. $225.00 c. $200.75 d. $234.00

d

Anna has $274.00 in her account on Sunday. Over the next week, she makes the following changes to her balance via deposits and purchases: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 194.62 35.45 Tuesday --- 11.20 Wednesday 145.86 24.75 Thursday 53.35 33.80 Friday 31.60 45.77 Saturday 12.90 61.63 On which day or days does Anna get charged an overdraft fee? I. Wednesday II. Thursday III. Friday a. I only b. I and II c. II and III d. III only

c

Dominic is looking over his spending pattern for the past week to try to determine how much money he had on Sunday. This is Dominic's spending pattern: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 158 --- Tuesday 69 44 Wednesday 175 --- Thursday 131 38 Friday --- 53 Saturday 22 14 If the bank charges Dominic an overdraft fee of $25 every time he overdraws his account, and Dominic overdrew his account on Thursday but not on Saturday, which of the following is a possible amount of money that Dominic could have had in his account last Sunday? Assume that the only debits and credits not listed are overdraft fees. a. $500 b. $480 c. $435 d. $400

c

Choose the circumstances in which a debit card can be used. I. Point-of-sales transactions II. ATM withdrawals a. I only b. II only c. I and II d. Neither I, nor II

c

Ronald is trying to reconstruct his spending pattern from May. He knows that he had $315 in his account on May 1, but after that, his receipts and balance statements are all scrambled. Here are Ronald's records: Date Transaction Type Amount ($) 5/25 Purchase 66 5/18 Purchase 90 5/30 Purchase 188 5/24 Deposit 151 5/22 Purchase 152 5/8 Deposit 104 5/3 Purchase 175 5/6 Purchase 82 Assuming that this is a complete, if scrambled, record of Ronald's May spending and that any overdraft fees incurred do not affect the running total, how many times did Ronald overdraw his account in May? a. Ronald never overdrew his account. b. Ronald only overdrew his account once. c. Ronald overdrew his account twice. d. Ronald overdrew his account more than twice.

c

How is a debit card similar to an ATM card? a. Each is only available to adults 18 and older. b. Any one person can only have one of each at a time. c. Both can be used to withdraw money from ATMs. d. Both can be used to make purchases online.

c

sue's bank account has a balance of $899.83 before she starts spending money. She makes the following transactions: Transaction Cost ($) Rent 353.76 Video game 32.79 Bike maintenance 60.26 Jacket 55.62 Rug 80.40 Night out 35.77 Sue is considering splitting the cost of a new TV with her roommate. Her share would be $305.22. Can Sue afford this? a. Yes, she can make the purchase and have money left over. b. Yes, but doing so will clear out her account. c. No, making that purchase will overdraw her account. d. No, she is overdrawn already.

c

In what way is a debit card similar to a check? a. You must always provide a signature to use either. b. Both always take a few days to clear, so there is some float time until the payment goes through. c. Both pull money directly from a checking or savings account. d. Both charge interest on the purchases you make with them.

c

What does PIN stand for? a. Principal Investment Number b. Permission Initiating Number c. Percent Increase Number d. Personal Identification Number

d

A point of sale transaction occurs when an ATM withdrawal is made.

true

Theresa has $708 in her account and wishes to throw a party. She plans to include the following: Purchase Cost ($) Decorations 76.92 Catering 150.66 Musicians 242.15 Refreshments 123.36 Venue 260.47 When Theresa makes the calculations, she finds that she cannot afford everything that she would like to have. What is the cheapest aspect of the party that she can eliminate to keep from overdrawing her account? a. Venue b. Musicians c. Catering d. Refreshments

c

If your bank charges an out-of-network service fee of $3.00, and you withdraw $20 from each of three out-of-network ATMs, how much money in total will be removed from your account? a. $60 b. $63 c. $69 d. $120

c

Elizabeth has $252.00 in her account on Sunday. Over the next week, she makes the following changes to her balance via deposits and purchases: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 114.60 150.00 Tuesday 79.68 --- Wednesday 161.39 --- Thursday 57.40 --- Friday 22.85 75.00 Saturday 140.55 --- On what day does Elizabeth first get charged an overdraft fee? a. Wednesday b. Thursday c. Friday d. Saturday

b

Bill has $270.61 in his account before making any transactions. Over the course of a week, Bill makes the following transactions: Transaction Debit ($) Credit ($) Paycheck --- 535.67 Electric bill 112.53 --- Groceries 90.79 --- Savings bond --- 50.00 Car payment 225.65 --- At the end of the week, how much money is in Bill's account? a. $518.10 b. $156.70 c. $427.31 d. $608.89

c

In what way is a debit card similar to a check? a. You must always provide a signature to use either. b. Both always take a few days to clear, so there is some float time until the payment goes through. c. Both pull money directly from a checking or savings account. d. Both charge interest on the purchases you make with them.

c

Irving spent the day shopping and made the following purchases: Item Cost ($) Novel 8.75 Shirt 21.66 Lunch 9.13 Potted plant 16.89 When Irving was done, he checked his account balance and found he had a total of $95.06. How much money was in Irving's account to begin with? a. $56.43 b. $151.49 c. $38.63 d. $142.36

b

Dominic is looking over his spending pattern for the past week to try to determine how much money he had on Sunday. This is Dominic's spending pattern: Day Debit ($) Credit ($) Monday 158 --- Tuesday 69 44 Wednesday 175 --- Thursday 131 38 Friday --- 53 Saturday 22 14 If the bank charges Dominic an overdraft fee of $25 every time he overdraws his account, and Dominic overdrew his account on Thursday but not on Saturday, which of the following is a possible amount of money that Dominic could have had in his account last Sunday? Assume that the only debits and credits not listed are overdraft fees. a. $500 b. $480 c. $435 d. $400

c

Faye's bank charges her a $2.25 service fee every time she uses an out-of-network ATM. If Faye uses an out-of-network ATM twice a week, how much money does she pay in service fees every year? a. $240.25 b. $225.00 c. $200.75 d. $234.00

d


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