# FP 100T Week 2 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam

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FP 100T Week 2 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam

In this graded assignment, you are assessed on the content covered in this week’s readings, activities, and assignments. To help you prepare, it is recommended that you first complete this week’s Learning Path and Self-Test Learning Activities prior to completing this exam.

Complete the Week 2 WileyPLUS Weekly Exam covering this week’s assigned readings:

• “Chapter 3: Budgeting and Cash Management”

• “Chapter 4: Tax Planning”

Note: Work submitted in WileyPLUS does not count toward attendance. Be sure to post at least two times each week in the online classroom to avoid being auto-dropped from the course.

Question 1

If you write a check or use your debit card when there isn’t enough money in your account to cover the payment, this is known as

being unbanked.

skimming.

a stop payment.

an overdraft.

Question 2

Simone spent an average of \$500 each month on groceries last year for herself and her family. She is now forecasting the family budget for next year. She read that an inflation rate of 5% is expected. How much should Simone budget for the monthly food expense next year?

\$500

\$475

\$525

\$750

Question 3

One approach to forecasting variable expenses is to

use a wide range of estimates.

assign probabilities to different outcomes.

increase them by the expected inflation rate.

keep them constant.

Question 4

Which of the following is (are) good reasons for tracking budget variances?

to ensure that large, irregular cash expenses do not cause financial hardship.

to determine the largest categories of expenditures for future reductions.

to identify small cash leakages before a major shortfall.

all of the choices are good reasons to track budget variances.

Question 5

Which of the following types of accounts is not insured for \$250,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?

savings account at a commercial bank

money market mutual fund offered by an insurance company

checking account at an online bank

savings account at a savings and loan association

Question 6

A money market mutual fund is a mutual fund that invests in

stocks of the 500 largest companies in the United States.

investment quality corporate bonds.

short-term, low risk financial assets such as short-term government bonds.

long-term certificates of deposit.

Question 7

Janice’s monthly expenses are \$6,000, and she has \$10,000 in checking and savings. Which of the following is true about her financial situation?

Janice has too much in liquid assets.

Janice should consider investing her \$10,000 in a stock mutual fund to generate higher returns on her investment.

Janice needs to try to reduce her spending.

Janice needs to increase her emergency fund.

Question 8

The steps in the budgeting process are forecasting cash flows, __________, monitoring, and reevaluating over time.

implementing

negotiating

selecting

Question 9

Which of the following pays interest that is exempt from state and local taxation?

certificate of deposit

NOW account

series EE bond

inflation.

Question 10

Compared with time deposits, demand deposits

place a greater limit on the number of checks you can write each month.

require you to leave the funds on deposit for a longer period of time.

allow you to withdraw money at any time.

pay higher rates of interest.

Question 11

A savings account that pays a stated rate of interest if you agree to leave your money on deposit for a certain period of time is known as a

mutual fund.

series EE fund.

certificate of deposit.

money market account.

Question 12

A depository institution differs from a nondepository institution in that it gets its funds from

investors.

customer deposits.

loans.

the FDIC.

Question 13

Matthew is 16 years old and can be claimed as a dependent by his parents. He received \$1,500 in dividends and \$650 in interest and earned \$4,800 from odd jobs during the year. Will Matthew need to file a separate tax return? Why?

Yes. His unearned income exceeds the maximum limit.

No. His unearned income and gross income do not exceed the maximum limits.

No. His gross income does not exceed the maximum limit.

Yes. His earned income exceeds the maximum limit.

Question 14

Which of the following tax forms is known as the long form?

1040B

1040

1040X

1040A

Question 15

Reimbursement accounts for qualified medical and child care expenses are known as

deferred compensation plans.

flexible spending accounts.

option plans.

cafeteria plans.

Question 16

Which of the following types of taxes paid is not an allowable itemized deduction?

use taxes

state income taxes

property taxes on your primary residence

personal property taxes

Question 17

The U.S. income tax is considered

transgressive.

illegal.

regressive.

progressive.

Question 18

Lee earned a salary of \$25,000 from his job as a server last year. In addition, he earned \$12,500 in tips, \$135 in interest income, and \$200 in dividend income from investments. What was Lee’s total income last year?

\$25,335

\$25,000

\$37,500

\$37,835

Question 19

Which of the following filing status categories receives the largest standard deduction?

married filing separately

married filing jointly

single and 65 or older

Question 20

Which of the following tax credits best applies to a low-income family with two children?

retirement savings contribution credit

American Opportunity credit

child tax credit

Question 21

A progressive tax is one in which

you pay more if you earn more.

you pay less if you earn more.

you pay the same regardless of earnings.

taxes are used for progressive services.

Question 22

Which of the following tax credits best applies to a low-income person contributing to an IRA?

child tax credit

American Opportunity credit

retirement savings contribution credit

Question 23

more than

the difference between your taxable income and

less than or equal to

the same as

Question 24

Which of the following must be included in total income on federal income tax returns?

insurance claim payments

tips and bonuses

worker’s compensation benefits

Question 25

The dollar amount per qualifying household member that is subtracted from adjusted gross income is known as

a reduction.

a tax credit.

a deduction.

an exemption.

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