Bookkeeping Skills Pre-Assessment part 3

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Category: Bookkeeping Skills Pre-Assessment Part 3

1) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

What is the total cost of two notebooks at $.30 cents each and one dozen pens at $.30 a dozen?

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2) One room in an office has 7 rows of desks with 6 desks in each row. Another room has 5 rows with 11 desks in each row. How many more desks are there in the second room?

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3) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

If milk sells for $.75 a quart, how much will 5 gallons cost?

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4) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

If applesauce is selling at $.63 a can or $7.20 per dozen cans, how much is saved on each can by purchasing a dozen cans?

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5) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

The average cost per pound of bananas, strawberries, and oranges is $.40. If bananas cost $.11 a pound and strawberries cost $.65 a pound, how much do the oranges cost per pound?

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6) How many client documents can be mailed $6.00 at the rate of 3 documents for $.50?

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7) A clients bookkeeping showed he earned $50 and saved $9. What percentage of his earnings did he save?

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8) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

If property tax is $60 for each $1,000 of assessed property value, how much would the property tax be for a house with an assessed value of $40,000?

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9) Please answer in this format: 12:00

At 8:00 the temperature was 80.6 and at 11:00 the temperature was 81.8. Assuming a constant rate of increase, at what time was the temperature 81.0?

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10) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

The electrician earns $30.00 an hour. For each hour over 40 hours that he works, he is compensated with an overtime rate of 1 ½ times his regular wages. How much will he receive if he works 48 hours?

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11) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

One seller offers a 25% discount on a $100 watch. Another offers successive discounts of 20% and 10% on the same watch. What is the difference between the net prices?

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12) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

If a self-employed designer earns $3,400 and can deduct $1,600 for office rent and $300 for other expenses, how much state tax does he pay if the balance is taxed at a rate of 5%?

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13) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

If a quality control inspector makes ⅔ of a cent for each widget inspected, and 'pay and a half' for inspections completed over 1,500, how much does he earn for inspecting 2,200 widgets?

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14) A salesman sold ⅓ of his stock of watches in one city and ¼ of it in another city. He sold the remainder at $14 each for $7000. How many watches did he have originally?

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15) The client worked Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a 30 minute lunch break each day. This week he also worked on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. without a lunch break. How many hours did he work this week?

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16) Please enter the answer in the following format: $0.00

An investment was worth $30,000, which is twice as much as it was worth six years earlier. If the investment increased an equal amount of dollars each year, what was it worth two years ago?

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