Accounts of Partnership Firms-Fundamentals Important Questions

12th Standard EM

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Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. In the absence of a partnership deed, profits of the firm will be shared by the partners in


    Equal ratio


    Capital ratio


    Both (a) and (b)


    None of these

  2. In the absence of an agreement among the partners, interest on capital is


    Not allowed


    Allowed at bank rate


    Allowed @ 5% per annum


    Allowed @ 6% per annum

  3. In the absence of an agreement, partners are entitled to






    Interest on loan


    Interest on capital

  4. The maximum number of partners in a partnership firm is









  5. In sole proprietorship, the profit or loss in the profit and loss account is transferred directly to the sole proprietor's


    drawings account


    capital account


    loan account


    salary account

  6. 5 x 2 = 10
  7. From the following information, prepare capital accounts of partners Shanthi and Sumathi, when their capitals are fixed.

    Particulars Shanthi



    Capital on 1st January 2 1,00,000 80,000
    Current account on 1st January 2018 (Cr.) 5,000 3,000
    Additional capital introduced on 1st June 2018 10,000 20,000
    Drawings during 2018 20,000 13,000
    Interest on drawings 500 300
    Share of profit for 20 10,000 8,000
    Interest on capital 6,300 5,400
    Salary 9,000 Nil
    Commission Nil 1,200
  8. Mannan and Ramesh share profits and losses in the ratio of 3:1. The capital on 1st April 2017 was Rs.80,000 for Mannan and Rs.60,000 for Ramesh and their current accounts show a credit balance of Rs.10,000 and Rs.5,000 respectively. Calculate interest on capital at 5% p.a. for the year ending 31st March 2018 and show the journal entries.

  9. A and B are partners in a firm without a partnership deed. A is an active partner and claims a salary of Rs.18,000 per month. State with reasons whether the claim is valid or not

  10. Interest on partner's capital and interest on drawings are recorded through profit and loss appropriation account instead of profit and loss account. Why?

  11. How is interest on drawings calculated, if the drawings are made at regular intervals as on the first day of each month?

  12. 5 x 3 = 15
  13. From the following balance sheets of Brindha and Praveena who share profits and losses in
    the ratio of 3:4, calculate interest on capital at 6% p.a. for the year ending 31st December 2017.

    Balance sheet as on 31st December 2017
    Liabilities Rs. Assets Rs.
    Capital accoun   Sundry assets 80,000
    Brindha 30,000    
    Praveena 40,000    
    Profit and loss appropriation A/c 10,000    
      80,000   80,000

     On 1st July 2017, Brindha introduced an additional capital of Rs.6,000 and on 1st October 2017, Praveena introduced Rs.10,000. Drawings of Brindha and Praveena during the year were Rs.5,000 and Rs.7,000 respectively. Profit earned during the year was Rs.31,000.

  14. Arul is a partner in a partnership firm. As per the partnership deed, interest on drawings is charged at 12% p.a. During the year ended 31st December 2018 he drew as follows:

    Date Rs.
    March 1 3,000
    June 1 3,000
    September 1 3,000
    December 1 3,000

    Calculate the amount of interest on drawings. 

  15. Explain the procedure for preparation of final accounts of a partnership firm.

  16. What is Fluctuating capital method?

  17. The firm of A and B earned a profit of Rs.2,75,000 during the year ending on 31st March, 2015. They have decided to donate 10% of this profit to an NGO working for senior citizens. Pass necessary journal entry for the distribution of profits. Identify the values shown by the firm in donating a part of profit of NGO.

  18. 4 x 5 = 20
  19. Murali and Sethu are partners in a firm. Murali is to get a commission of 10% of net profit before charging any commission. Sethu is to get a commission of 10% on net profit after charging all commission. Net profit for the year ended 31st March 2019 before charging any commission was Rs.1,10,000. Find the amount of commission due to Murali and Sethu.

  20. Arulappan and Nallasamy are partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 4:1. On 1st January 2018, their capitals were Rs.20,000 and Rs.10,000 respectively. The partnership deed specifies the following:
    (a) Interest on capital is to be allowed at 5% per annum.
    (b) Interest on drawings charged to Arulappan and Nallasamy are Rs.200 and Rs.300 respectively.
    (c) The net profit of the firm before considering interest on capital and interest on drawings
    amounted to Rs.18,000.
    Give necessary journal entries and prepare Profit and loss appropriation account for the year ending 31st December 2018. Assume that the capitals are fluctuating.

  21. From the following information, prepare capital accounts of partners Manoj and Seran, when their capitals are fluctuating

    Particulars Manoj
    Capital on 1st January 2018 ( Cr. balance) 1,00,000 87,500
    Drawings during 2018 20,000 17,500
    Interest on drawings 500 250
    Share of profit for 2018 10,500 8,250
    Interest on capital 6,000 5,250
    Salary 9,000 Nil
    Commission Nil 1250
  22. Durga and Preethi entered into a partnership agreement on 1st April 2018, Durga contributing Rs.50,000 and Preethi Rs.60,000 as capital. The agreement provided that:
    (a) Profits and losses to be shared in the ratio 3:2 as between Durga and Preethi.
    (b) Partners to be entitled to interest on capital @ 5% p.a.
    (c) Interest on drawings to be charged Durga Rs.600 Velan Rs.900
    (d) Durga to receive a salary Rs.10,000 for the year and
    (e) Preethi to receive a commission of Rs.4,000 During the year, the firm made a profit of Rs.40,000 before adjustment of interest, salary and commission prepare the profit and loss appropriation account.


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