Accounting & bookkeeping

We cover many forms of skills testing for accounting & bookkeeping roles.

Some of these are listed below.


  • Accounting Terminology - Advanced
  • Accounting Terminology - Basic
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • ACCPAC Pro Series
  • ADP - Payroll
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Business Income Tax
  • Corporate Tax Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Fixed Assets
  • General Accounting
  • General Ledger Knowledge
  • Individual Income Tax
  • JD Edwards
  • MAS 90 - Bookkeeping
  • MYOB Accounting Plus
  • Partnership Tax Accounting
  • Payroll Clerk Partnership Tax Accounting
  • Payroll Management
  • Peachtree 2007
  • Peachtree Accounting 2003
  • QuickBooks Pro 2005
  • QuickBooks Pro 2006
  • QuickBooks Pro 2008
  • QuickBooks Pro 2009
  • QuickBooks Pro 2010
  • QuickBooks Pro 2011
  • QuickBooks Pro 2012
  • QuickBooks Pro 2013
  • Quicken 2003 Basic
  • Quicken 2012
  • Quicken 2013
  • Sage Line 50
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage MAS 90/200
  • Sage Peachtree Pro 2012
  • Sage Simply Accounting Pro 2012
  • Simply Accounting 2006
  • Simply Accounting 2010

Sample questions

According to business rules, which of the following actions would be recorded as a debit?

  1. 1
    an amount of money deposited into an account
  2. 2
    an entry showing an expense in a record of accounts
  3. 3
    an amount of money taken out of a cash account 
  4. 4
    1 & 2
  5. 5
    2 & 3

Which of the following best describes the function of a Balance Sheet? It is a statement of...

  1. 1
    debits at a particular time period
  2. 2
    credits at a particular time period
  3. 3
    debits and credits at a particular time period

Which of the following would best describe a partnership?

  1. 1
    a legal entity independent from any of its owners
  2. 2
    an entity with two or more owners that has a separate legal status
  3. 3
    an entity with two or more owners that does not have a separate legal status

What are journal entries that bring the accounts up to date at the end of the accounting period called?

  1. 1
    closing entries
  2. 2
    adjusting entries
  3. 3
    income summary entries
  4. 4
    bank account entries

Which of the following best describes the duties of an Accounts Payable (AP) department?

  1. 1
    recording monies owed to the company
  2. 2
    recording of debits
  3. 3
    recording of credits
  4. 4
    1 & 2
  5. 5
    2 & 3

Which of the following describes the duties of an Accounts Receivable (AR) department?

  1. 1
    records monies owed to the company
  2. 2
    records credits
  3. 3
    records monies the company owes to other companies
  4. 4
    1 & 2
  5. 5
    2 & 3

The organisation that sets accounting standards for organisations in Australia is the...

  1. 1
    ...Australian Tax Office
  2. 2
    ...CPA, Australia
  3. 3
    ...Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  4. 4
    ...Australian Accounting Standards Board

Which of the following is the correct entry to replenish a petty cash fund?

  1. 1
    debit petty cash; credit cash
  2. 2
    debit cash; credit petty cash
  3. 3
    debit various expense accounts; credit petty cash
  4. 4
    debit various expense accounts; credit cash

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are designed to...

  1. 1
    ...protect the interests of management
  2. 2
    ...protect the interests of investors or other stakeholders
  3. 3
    ...provide the comparable worldwide accounting standards
  4. 4
    ...protect the owners of private firms

Which of the following best describes an "audit"?

  1. 1
    an inventory check
  2. 2
    a checks and balances system
  3. 3
    a formal and thorough statement of goods and services
  4. 4
    an assessment of gains
  5. 5
    a formal and thorough examination of financial accounts

What is the financial ratio used to assess a company's liquidity?

  1. 1
    Debtor's turnover Ratio
  2. 2
    Balance Sheet Ratio
  3. 3
    Current Ratio
  4. 4
    Working Capital Ratio

A liability that has been incurred but has not been recorded in the accounts is known as an...

  1. 1
    ...overpayment
  2. 2
    ...asset
  3. 3
    ...contingent liability
  4. 4
    ...accrued liability

A Petty Cash fund is...

  1. 1
    ...used to pay small amounts
  2. 2
     ...reimbursed when the amount of money in the fund is at a predetermined minimum amount
  3. 3
    ...set up by estimating the amount of cash needed over a specified period for disbursement
  4. 4
    1 & 3
  5. 5
    All of the above

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