Capturing value in financial statements

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. What standard currently generally covers the treatment for most technology assets?

  2. Which of these describes the problem identified in the article relating to the financial reporting in tech-based firms?

  3. When can research and development criteria be capitalised?

  4. Which of the following is covered in the IASB's objective of financial reporting? Item 1 - To provide information about the performance, position and changes in position of an enterprise, or Item 2 - To provide information which is useful to a broad range of users -

  5. Which of the following internally generated costs could be recognised as an asset?

  6. What is the following treatment for the acquisition of a database acquired from another entity?

  7. When was IAS 38 Intangible Assets written?

  8. Which of the following intangibles is unlikely to be held under the revaluation model in a company's financial statements?

  9. Which, if any, of the following statements is correct? Statement 1 – IAS 38 allows a periodic revaluation of all intangible assets, or Statement 2 – Once an item of research becomes viable, all previous costs can then be capitalised as an intangible asset

  10. In a business combination, how are internally-generated assets of a subisidiary treated for the consolidated financial statements?

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