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Peachtree Accounting

Subject : it-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. When you use _________ posting - transactions update the General Ledger when they are saved.






2. ____________ __________ monitors the products received from vendors and the money paid to vendors.






3. You cannot change _________ once New Company Setup is complete.






4. Information about your vendors is entered through the _________ _________ window.






5. ________________ field is not available in PFA. (use software abbreviation)






6. These appear when you pass the cursor over buttons in the toolbars. They tell you what the button is for.






7. ________ are not available in Peachtree First Accounting.






8. For example - if transactions will be entered in Peachtree starting in June - the account beginning balances should be entered as of the end of ______.






9. Peachtree allows __________ fiscal years to be open at a time. (spell out the answer)






10. Peachtree allows __________ fiscal years to be open at a time. (spell out the answer)






11. If you choose ______ posting - you must post the journals before the General Ledger will be updated.






12. Guides you through entering the company address - telephone numbers - tax ID numbers - and business type.






13. The chart of accounts can be divided into departments. When printing certain reports - you can filter or mask the information that appears. In the window below - the "NU" in account 57000-NU is an example of an __________ _________.






14. General Ledger defaults are/aren't available in Peachtree First Accounting.






15. In the Vendor Defaults menu - Peachtree allows you to customize up to _____ additional fields for maintaining information on your vendors.(spell out your answer)






16. All companies to be consolidated must have the same _______ _______ ________ - as well as the same __________ ___________.






17. The total length of the account number - including separators - can be up to ___ characters - and Peachtree will display the structure of the ID on the right side of the window.






18. You cannot change _________ once New Company Setup is complete.






19. Highest number of accounting periods Peachtree will allow.






20. The total length of the account number - including separators - can be up to ___ characters - and Peachtree will display the structure of the ID on the right side of the window.






21. You can/cannot change Accounting Methods once New Company Setup is complete.






22. The _______ ________ records income (not cash) when it is earned and expenses when they are incurred - that is - when your vendors bill you not necessarily when you pay them.






23. After the company is created - you can change the current period at any time by selecting Tasks>System>_________________ from the menu bar.






24. Lists all Help options available in the program. The various topics are categorized in the Contents and Index options.






25. To access the default information window for the General Ledger - select ______ Default - Information - General Ledger






26. Peachtree recommends using ________ posting.






27. Typically - the _________ ___________ account is for the Rounding Account.






28. After one or more transactions have been posted - Peachtree records account beginning balances as __________.






29. If you choose ______ posting - you must post the journals before the General Ledger will be updated.






30. All companies to be consolidated must have the same _______ _______ ________ - as well as the same __________ ___________.






31. Asterisks (*) - question marks (?) - and plus signs (+) cannot be used in _________.






32. ___________ Options are not available in __________. (use software abbreviation)






33. The _______ ________ records income (not cash) when it is earned and expenses when they are incurred - that is - when your vendors bill you not necessarily when you pay them.






34. The _________ __________ records income when cash is received and expenses when they are paid.






35. The _________ _________ is an account in your General Ledger used by Peachtree to store rounding differences on Financial Statements.






36. PPA (and above) allows you to track _________. (use software abbreviation)






37. In the General Ledger Defaults on the tab __________ ___________ - you can create or change segments for your chart of accounts ID.






38. If you want to change the account segmentation later - you can do so in _______ ________ _______ on the _______ ________ tab






39. When you use _________ posting - transactions update the General Ledger when they are saved.






40. __________ are not permitted in an account ID. However - spaces between characters are allowed.






41. The ________ _________ window is used to enter and update budget information for accounts.






42. This button is available on most Peachtree windows. Help topics relating to the current window appear when you click the button.






43. Displays Help topics relating to the current window.






44. You can segment your chart of accounts ID by creating descriptions - lengths - and separators for up to _________ segments. (spell out your answer)






45. Guides you through entering the company address - telephone numbers - tax ID numbers - and business type.






46. This button is available on most Peachtree windows. Help topics relating to the current window appear when you click the button.






47. PPA offers you the ________ feature - which allows you to segment your chart of accounts and filter reports using drop-down selection lists rather than the masking method using the asterisk. (use software abbreviation )






48. Displays Help topics relating to the current window.






49. The _________ __________ records income when cash is received and expenses when they are paid.






50. Trial Balance: Shows the result of the Assets - Expenses column minus the Liabilities - Equity - Income column. This value should be zero before you click OK. If this value is non-zero - the amount shown will post to a _________ __________ __________