### Select the Best Alternate :

1. Retinng partner is compensated for parting with the firm’s future profits in favour of remaining partners. The remaining partners contribute to such compensation amount in:

(A) Gaining Ratio

(B) Capital Ratio

(C) Sacrificing Ratio

(D) Profit Sharing Ratio

**Answer**

Answer: A

2. ‘Gaining Ratio’ means : (C.S. Foundation Dec. 2012)

(A) Old Ratio – New Ratio

(B) New Ratio – Old Ratio

(C) Old Ratio – Sacrificing Ratio

(D) New Ratio – Sacrificing Ratio

**Answer**

Answer: B

3. What treatment is made of accumulated profits and losses on the retirement of a partner?

(A) Credited to all partner’s capital accounts in old ratio.

(B) Debited to all partner’s capital accounts in old ratio.

(C) Credited to remaining partner’s capital accounts in new ratio.

(D) Credited to remaining partner’s capital accounts in gaining ratio.

**Answer**

Answer: A

4. At the time of retirement of a partner, profit on revaluation will be credited to :

(A) Capital Account of retiring partner

(B) Capital Accounts of all partners in the old profit sharing ratio.

(C) Capital Accounts of the remaining partners in their old profit sharing ratio

(D) Capital Accounts of the remaining partners in their new profit sharing ratio

**Answer**

Answer: B

5. What journal entry will be recorded for writing off the goodwill already existing in Balance Sheet at the time of retirement of a partner?

(A) Retiring Partner’s Capital A/c Dr. To Goodwill A/c

(B) All Partner’s Capital A/cs (including retiring) Dr. (in old ratio) To Goodwill A/c

(C) Remaining Partner’s Capital A/cs Dr. (in gaining ratio) To Goodwill A/c

(D) Remaining Partner’s Capital A/cs Dr. (in new ratio) To Goodwill A/c

**Answer**

Answer: B

6. What journal entry will be recorded for deceased partner’s share in profit from the closure of last balance sheet till the date of his death?

(A) Profit and Loss A/c To Deceased Partner’s Capital A/c Dr.

(B) Deceased Partner’s Capital A/c To Profit and Loss A/c Dr.

(C) Deceased Partner’s Capital A/c To Profit and Loss Suspense A/c Dr.

(D) Profit and Loss Suspense A/c To Deceased Partner’s Capital A/c Dr.

**Answer**

Answer: D

7. On retirement of a partner, goodwill will be credited to the Capital Account of:

(A) Retiring Partner

(B) Remaining Partners

(C) All Partners

(D) None of the Above

**Answer**

Answer: A

8. On the death of a partner, the amount due to him will be credited to :

(A) All partner’s Capital Accounts

(B) Remaining partner’s Capital Accounts

(C) His Executor’s Account

(D) Governments’ Revenue Account

**Answer**

Answer: C

9. How goodwill is recorded on the retirement of a partner?

(A) Remaining Partner’s Capital A/cs Dr. (In Gaining Ratio) To Retiring Partner’s Capital A/c (with his share of goodwill)

(B) Remaining Partner’s Capital A/cs Dr. (In New Ratio) To Retiring Partner’s Capital A/c (with his share of goodwill)

(C) Goodwill A/c Dr. To All Partner’s Capital A/cs (In Old Ratio)

(D) Goodwill A/c Dr. To Retiring Partner’s Capital A/c (with his share)

**Answer**

Answer: A

10. A, B and C are partners in 3 : 4 : 2. B wants to retire from the firm. The profit on revaluation on that date was ₹36,000. New ratio of A and C is 5 : 3. Profit on revaluation will be distributed as :

(A) A ₹16,000; B ₹12,000; C ₹8,000

(B) A ₹12,000; B ₹16,000; C ₹8,000

(C) A ₹22,500; C ₹13,500

(D) A ₹23,625; C ₹12,375

**Answer**

Answer: B

11. A, B and C are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 5 : 2 : 1. If the new ratio on the retirement of A is 3 : 2, what will be the gaining ratio?

(A) 11: 14

(B) 3 : 2

(C) 2 : 3

(D) 14 : 11

**Answer**

Answer: D

12. P, Q and R are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 5 : 4 : 3. Q retires and P and R decide to share future profits equally. Gaining Ratio will be :

(A) 5 : 3

(B) 1 : 1

(C) 1 : 3

(D) 3 : 1

**Answer**

Answer: C

13. A, B and C are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 1/2 : 1/4 : 1/4. New ratio on the retirement of B will be :

(A) 2 : 4

(B) 1 : 2

(C) 2 : 1

(D) 1/4 : 1/2

**Answer**

Answer: C

14. A, B and C are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 1/4 : 3/10 : 9/20. The New ratio on the retirement of C will be :

(A) 6 : 5

(B) 5 : 6

(C) 4 : 3

(D) 4 : 10

**Answer**

Answer: B

15. X, Y and Z have been sharing profits in the ratio of 4 : 2 : 1 Z retires. X and Y take Z’s share equally. New profit sharing ratio will be :

(A) 5 : 2

(B) 5 : 3

(C) 9 : 5

(D) 4 : 2

**Answer**

Answer: C

16. P, Q and R have been sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 5 : 3 : 2. Q retires. His share is taken by P and R in the ratio of 2 : 1. New profit sharing ratio will be:

(A) 6 : 4

(B) 7 : 3

(C) 7 : 2

(D) 6 : 3

**Answer**

Answer: B

17. A, B and C share profits and losses of the firm equally. B retires from business and his share is purchased by A and C in the ratio of 2 : 3. New profit sharing ratio between A and C respectively would be : (C.S. Foundation, Dec. 2012)

(A) 01 : 01

(B) 02 : 02

(C) 07 : 08

(D) 03 : 05

**Answer**

Answer: C

18. P, Q and R have been sharing profits in the ratio of 8 : 5 : 3. P retires. Q takes 3/16th share from P and R takes 5/16th share from P. New profit sharing ratio will be :

(A) 1 : 1

(B) 10 : 6

(C) 9 : 7

(D) 5 : 3

**Answer**

Answer: A

19. A, B and C are equal partners. C retires. He surrenders 3/5th of his share in favour of A and 2/5 th in favour of B. New ratio will be :

(A) 3 : 2

(B) 8 : 7

(C) 7 : 8

(D) 2 : 3

**Answer**

Answer: B

20. P, Q and R are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 4 : 3 : 2. Q retires and his share was taken up by P and R in the ratio 3 : 2. New profit sharing ratio will be :

(A) 16 : 29

(B) 29 : 16

(C) 3 : 2

(D) 2 : 3

**Answer**

Answer: B

21. L, P and G are three partners sharing profits in the ratio 15 : 9 : 8. G retires. L and P decided to share profits in equal ratio. Gaining ratio will be :

(A) 15 : 9

(B) 9 : 15

(C) 7 : 1

(D) 1 : 7

**Answer**

Answer: D

22. On 1st April, 2019 A, B and C were partners sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 5 : 3 : 2 respectively. On this date B retires. The new profit sharing ratio of A and C will be 3 : 2. Gaining ratio will be :

(A) 1 : 2

(B) 2 : 1

(C) 1 : 1

(D) 5 : 2

**Answer**

Answer: A

23. B, P and L sharing profits in the ratio 4:3:2. B retires, P and L decided to share profits in future in the ratio of 5 : 3. Gaining ratio will be :

(A) 11 : 21

(B) 21 : 11

(C) 11 : 13

(D) 13 : 11

**Answer**

Answer: B

24. P, Q and R were partners sharing profits in the ratio 2 : 2 : 1 .Q retires and the new profit sharing ratio of P and R will be 3 : 1. Gaining ratio will be :

(A) 1 : 7

(B) 2 : 1

(C) 1 : 2

(D) 7 : 1

**Answer**

Answer: D

25. A, B and C are equal partners in a firm. B retires and the remaining partners decide to share the profits of the new firm in the ratio of 5 : 4. Gaining ratio will be :

(A) 1 : 1

(B) 1 : 2

(C) 2 : 1

(D) 5 : 4

**Answer**

Answer: C

26. A, B and C are partners sharing profit or loss in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 1. B retires and after B’s retirement A and C agreed to share profit or loss in the ratio of

3 : 2 in future. Their gaining ratio will be :

(A) 3 : 1

(B) 1 : 3

(C) 3 : 7

(D) None of the above

**Answer**

Answer: C

27. A, B and C are partners sharing profit or loss in the ratio of 4 : 3 : 2. C retires and after C’s retirement 4 and B agreed to share profit or loss in the ratio of 4 : 3 in future. Their gaining ratio will be :

(A) 3 : 2 W

(B) 4 : 3

(C) 3 : 4

(D) 1 : 1

**Answer**

Answer: B

28. A, B and C are partners sharing profit or loss in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 4. A retires and after A’s retirement B and C agreed to share profit or loss in the ratio of 3 : 4 in future. Their gaining ratio will be :

(A) 2 : 3

(B) 4 : 3

(C) 3 : 4

(D) 1 : 1

**Answer**

Answer: C

29. A, B and C were partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 2 : 2 : 1. The capital balance are ₹50,000 for A, ?₹70,000 for B, ₹35,000 for C. B decided to retire from the firm and balance in. reserve on the date was ₹25,000. If goodwill of the firm was valued at ₹30,000 and profit on revaluation was ₹7,500 then, what amount will be payable to B1

(A) ₹70,820

(B) ₹76,000

(C) ₹75,000

(D) ₹95,000

**Answer**

Answer: D

30. P, Q and R are sharing profits and losses equally. R retires and the goodwill is appearing in the books at ₹30,000. Goodwill of the firm is valued at . ₹1,50,000. Calculate the net amount to be credited to R’s Capital A/c.

(A) ₹60,000

(B) ₹50,000

(C) ₹40,000

(D) ₹10,000

**Answer**

Answer: C

31. Ram, Krishna and Ganesh were sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 5 : 3 : 2. Ram retires and Krishna and Ganesh share the future profits and losses equally. Goodwill of the firm is valued at ₹1,00,000. Calculate the amount of goodwill to be debited to Krishna’s and Ganesha’s Capital A/c.

(A) ₹60,000 & ₹40,000

(B) ₹20,000 & ₹30,000

(C) ₹40,000 & ₹60,000

(D) ₹30,000 & ₹20,000

**Answer**

Answer: B

32. A, B and C are partners with profit sharing ratio 4 : 3 : 2. B retires and goodwill was valued ₹1,08,000. If A & C share profits in 5 : 3, find out the goodwill shared by A and C in favour of B.

(A) ₹22,500 and ₹13,500

(B) ₹16,500and ₹19,500

(C) ₹67,500 and ₹40,500

(D) ₹19,500 and ₹16,500

**Answer**

Answer: D

33. A, B and C are sharing profits in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 1. B retires and on the day of B’s retirement Goodwill is valued at ₹60,000. A and C decided to share future profits in the ratio of 3 : 2. Journal entry will be :

(A) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 18,000 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 42,000 To B’s Capital A/c 60,000

(B) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 6,000 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 14,000 To B’s Capital A/c 20,000

(C) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 36,000 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 24,000 To B’s Capital A/c 60,000

(D) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,000 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 8,000 To B’s Capital A/c 20,000

**Answer**

Answer: B

34. P, Q and R share profits in the ratio of 5:4:3.// retires and the new ratio is 5 : 3. If R is given ?6,000 as goodwill, journal entry will be :

(A) P’s Capital A/c Dr. 1,000 Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 5,000 To R’s Capital A/c 6,000

(B) P’s Capital A/c Dr. 5,000 Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 1,000 To R’s Capital A/c 6,000

(C) P’s Capital A/c Dr. 3,750 Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 2,250 To R’s Capital A/c 6,000

(D) P’s Capital A/c Dr. 3,333 Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 2,667 To R’s Capital A/c 6,000

**Answer**

Answer: B

35. X, Y and Z were partners in a firm sharing profits in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 1. X retired and the new profit sharing ratio between Yand Z will be 5 : 4. On Xs retirement the goodwill of the firm was valued at ₹54,000. Journal entry will be :

(A) Y’s Capital A/c Dr. 24,000 Z’s Capital A/c Dr. 30,000 To X’s Capital A/c 54,000

(B) Y’s Capital A/c Dr. 15,000 Z’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,000 To X’s Capital A/c 27,000

(C) Y’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,000 Z’s Capital A/c Dr. 15,000 To X’s Capital A/c 27,000

(D) X’s Capital A/c Dr. 27,000 To Y’s Capital A/c 12,000 To Z’s Capital A/c 15,000

**Answer**

Answer: C

36. A, B and C are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 5. B retires and the goodwill of the firm is valued at ₹42,000. A and C decide to share profits in the ratio of 3 : 4. Journal entry will be :

(A) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 6,000 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 8,000 To B’s Capital A/c 14,000

(B) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 7,500 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 6,500 To B’s Capital A/c 14,000

(C) A’s Capital A/c Dr. 22,500 C’s Capital A/c Dr. 19,500 To B’s Capital A/c 42,000

(D) B’s Capital A/c Dr. 14,000 To Z’s Capital A/c 7,500 To C’s Capital A/c 6,500

**Answer**

Answer: B

37. P, Q and R were partners sharing profits in the ratio 5 : 3 : 2 respectively. P retires from the firm and Q and R decide to share future profits equally. Goodwill is valued at ₹50,000. Adjustment entry for goodwill will be :

(A) Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 15,000 R’s Capital A/c Dr. 10,000 To P’s Capital A/c 25,000

(B) Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 20,000 R’s Capital A/c To Dr. 30,000 T’s Capital A/c 50,000

(C) Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,500 R’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,500 To P’s Capital A/c 25,000

(D) Q’s Capital A/c Dr. 10,000 R’s Capital A/c Dr. 15,000 To P’s Capital A/c 25,000

**Answer**

Answer: D

38. X, Y and Z are partners sharing profits in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5. Goodwill already appearing in their books at a value of ₹60,000. X retires and Yand decided to share future profits equally. Journal entry w ill be :

(A) F s Capital A/c To A’s Capital A/c Dr. 12,000 12,000

(B) Fs Capital A/c To/Fs Capital A/c Dr. 60,000 60,000

(C) Xs Capital A/c Dr. 2,400 Fs Capital A/c Dr. 3,600 Z’s Capital A/c To Goodwill A/c Dr. 6,000 12,000

(D) Xs Capital A/c Dr. 12,000 Fs Capital A/c Dr. 18,000 Z’s Capital A/c Dr. 30,000

**Answer**

Answer: D

39. A, B and C are partners in a firm sharing profit/loss in the ratio of 2 : 2 : 1. On March 31, 2019, C died. Accounts are closed on Dec., 31 every year. The sales for the year 2018 was ₹6,00,000 and the profits were ?60,000. The sales for the period from Jan. 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019 were ?2,00,000. The share of deceased partner in the current year’s profits on the basis of sales is :

(A) ₹20,000

(B) ₹8,000

(C) ₹3,000

(D) ₹4,000

**Answer**

Answer: D

40. A, B and C were partners sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 2 : 2 : 1. Books are closed on 31st March every year. C dies on 5th November, 2018. Under the partnership deed, the executors of the deceased partner are entitled to his share of profit to the date of death, calculated on the basis of last year’s profit. Profit for the year ended 31st March, 2018 was ₹2,40,000. C’s share of profit will be :

(A) ₹28,000

(B) ₹32,000

(C) ₹28,800

(D) ₹48,000

**Answer**

Answer: C

41. P, Q and R were partners sharing profits in the ratio of their Capital ‘ contribution which were ₹6,00,000; ₹4,00,000 and ₹5,00,000 respectively. Their books are closed on 31st March every year. P dies on 24th August, 2018. Under the partnership deed, deceased partner is entitled to his share of profit/loss to the date of death based on the average profits of preceding three years. Profits were 2015 ₹50,000; 2016 ₹1,20,000 (Loss); 2017 ₹30,000 and 2018 ₹60,000. P’s share of profit/loss will be :

(A) ₹3,200

(B) ₹6,400

(C) ₹12,000

(D) ₹4,800

**Answer**

Answer: D

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