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Total marks 80
TIME ALLOWED 2 hours and 30 minutes
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Instructions for the students:

• Write your answers neatly and in good English.

• The paper has four questions. Answer all the questions.
• Understanding the question is part of the exam.
• Please maintain pin drop silence.
• Try to switch off your cell phone. If you have to attend calls please go outside and receive
• Please do not complain about the difficulty of the question paper.


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1. Bramely and Pippin are in partnership, sharing profits and losses in the ratio 3:2 repectively.
Interest is charged on partnership at 8% per annum.
On 1st January 1996, cox was admitted to be partnership, with future profits and losses to be
shared equally and interest on drawings to continue at 8% per annum. He brought in £34500
as his share of capital. Goodwill was calculated as twice the average of profits after interest
for 1993, 1994, and 1995. Details of profits before interest in those years are:
Year Drawings Profit before interest
1993 £20000 £30800
1994 £30000 £31200
1995 £37500 £39000

The partners capital balances at 31 December 1995 were:

Bramley £45000
Pippin £35000

Net profit for 1996 was £60000 before interest. Drawings at the end of 1996 totalled:
Bramley £24000
Pippin £22000
Cox £20000

No current accounts were maintained, and no goodwill account was opened. Assume that all
drawings were made on first day of the year.


Show the partners capital accounts for the year ended 31 December 1996. (20 marks)

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2. Stan and Hardy started a film editing business in 1975, called Lonsome Pinweed. On 31
March 1998, the partnership had the following summarised trial balance, produced after the
years profit had been calculated:
£ £
Stan capital account 1 April 1997 45250
Hardy Capital account 1 April 1997 49600
Suspense account see note below 23730
Total profit for the year before apportions 75120
Stan drawings 24000
Hardy Drawings 28000
Keaton drawings 9000
Trade debtors and creditors 16530 18420
Accruals and prepayment 8250 3400
Fixed assets, net of depreciation 153000
Bank balance 14260
Loan (repayable in October2008) 9000

i. A CREDIT of £20000 in 1 April 1997. This represented capital introduced by a new
partner, Keaton to buy a one fifth share of the business from that date. No goodwill
account was opened in the partnership books. Profits Stan, Hardy and Keaton is to
be shared in the ratio 2:2:1 respectively.
ii. A CREDIT of £3370 on 1 November 1997, being the sale proceeds of vehicle with a
book value of £4500 at that date of sale.

Additional information:
• No entries had been made relating to interest charged at 4% per annum on partners
• Stan and Hardy’s drawings were made in four equal instalments on 1 July 1997, 1 October
1997, 1 January 1998, and 31 March 1998.
• Keaton’s drawings were made in two equal instalments on 1 January 1998 and 31 March
a. Prepare a profit/loss appropriation account. (5)
b. Show the partners capital accounts. (8)
c. Prepare a balance sheet as at 31 March 1998. (7)

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3. Saima and Hammad had been in business for many years. Hammad decided to pursue his
career in politics and the partners decided to dissolve the partnership. The profits and losses
were shared in the ratio of partner’s capital account balances. The partnership balance sheet
as at 30 September 2003 were as follows:

£ £
Fixed assets (net book value)
Buildings 104000
Fixtures and fittings 35000
Motor vehicles 26000
Current assets
Stock 10500
Debtors 17230
Bank 950
Current liabilities
Creditors (9230)
Capital accounts: Saima 80000
Hammad 40000
Current accounts: Saima 14430
Hammad (2580)
Loan from Saima 52600

The partnership ceased trading on 30 September 2003 and the assets realised were as
Buildings £100000
Fixtures and fittings £37000
Motor vehicles £15000
Stocks £5200

Additional information:
• The remaining motor vehicle was taken over by Saima at an agreed valuation of
• All debts collected and banked except for bad debts £900 and discount allowed
amounted to £200.
• Creditors were paid in full.
• Dissolution expenses amounted to £1200 which was paid by cheque.
• Saima’s loan was repaid from the bank account.
a. Realisation account.
b. Partners capital account
c. Bank account.

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4. The following entries had been included in the sales ledger control account of Saima for the
year ended 31 May 2004.
Balance at 1st June 2003 19340
Sales (note 1) 188216
Receipts from customers (note 2) 144030
Discount allowed (note 3) 4800
Return inwards 6720
Bad debts written off (note 4) 2480
The sales ledger balances at 31st May 2004:
Debit ?
Credit (note 5) 296

1. Sales invoices totalling £5400 had been omitted from the sales day book
2. In voice for sale of goods on credit for $4500 was not entered in the books.
3. £80 discount allowed had been over added in the cash book.
4. The bad debts written off included a transfer to profit and loss account of
£500 which represented an increase in general provision for doubtful debts
in the year.
5. A credit balance of £46 had been listed incorrectly as £64.
6. The debit balance of Ted Brown (£340) had been listed as Ted Bragg.
7. The purchase day book was under cast by £200.
8. Invoices for credit sales of £4000 had not been entered into the accounts.
John just came to know that one of the invoices was for a business which
had gone bankrupt and there was no chance of payment.
9. Discount allowed of £28 had been correctly entered in the cash book and
the discount allowed account but was not entered in the debtors account in
the ledger.

a. Prepare an amended sales ledger control account. (20)

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