2021 (Held in 2022) Advanced Financial Accounting Question Paper | Previous Year Question Paper | 5th Semester | BCOM (CBCS) – Dibrugarh University

2021 (Held in 2022) Advanced Financial Accounting Question Paper | Previous Year Question Paper | 5th Semester | BCOM (CBCS) – Dibrugarh University

Dibrugarh University B. Com 5th Sem Question Papers CBCS Pattern
Advanced Financial Accounting Question Paper 2021
(Held in January/February, 2022)
Paper: DSE-502 (Group-I) (Accounting and Finance)

Full Marks: 80

Pass Marks: 32

Time: 3 hours.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.

1. (a) Write ‘True’ or ‘False’:                                        1×4=4

(1)       Banking companies are governed by the Banking Regulation Act, 1989.

(2)       Life insurance business is carried on by Life Insurance Corporation of India since 1956.

(3)       General insurance includes all types of insurances.

(4)       Investments may be fixed or current asset.

(b) Fill in the blanks:        1×4=4

(1)       A banking company cannot grant loan to any of its _______.

(2)       _______ is prepared to know surplus or deficiency of life insurance.

(3)       In case of marine insurance, the provision against unexpired risk is _______.

(4)       Investments are freely bought and sold in the _______ through banks and brokers.

2. Write short notes on (any four):            4×4=16

(a)       Rebate on Bills Discounted.

(b)       Surrender Value.

(c)        Fire Insurance.

(d)       Valuation Balance Sheet.

(e)       Columnar Investment Account.

3. (a) Discuss the following items relating to a banking company:  3½ x 4=14

(1)       Cash Credit and Overdraft.

(2)       Non-performing Assets.

(3)       Statutory Reserve.

(4)       Liability for Bills Discounted.


(b) From the following information, prepare Profit & Loss A/c of North East Bank Ltd. for the year ended on 31st March, 2021:     14

Rs. (‘000)
Interest on Loans Interest on Fixed Deposits Commission Payment to Employees Discount on Bills Discounted Interest on Cash Credit Rent, Taxes and Lighting Interest on Overdraft Directors’ fees Auditors’ fees Interest on Savings Bank Deposits Postage and Telephone Expenses Printing and Stationery Sundry Expenses5,180 6,340 164 1,080 2,120 4,460 360 3,080 60 24 1,360 28 58 34

Additional information:

Rs. (‘000)
(1) Provide for contingencies (2) Transfer to reserve (3) Transfer to Central Government400 300 400

4. (a) What is ‘life insurance’? What are the statutory and subsidiary books maintained by a Life Insurance Company? 2+6+6=14


(b) The following information has been supplied relating to Jai Bharat Life Insurance Company for the year ending on 31st March, 2021:

Life Assurance Fund Insurance Premium Interest, Dividend and Rent Received Fines and Fees Bonus in cash Income Tax Management Expenses Bonus in Reduction of Premium Commission Surrender Value Surplus on Revaluation of Reversion Purchased Reassurance Balance Irrecoverable Claims Consideration for Annuities Granted24,50,000 13,80,000 7,50,000 720 1,58,400 1,18,500 1,75,000 1,976 54,000 85,200 4,800 1,250 8,90,000 45,000

According to actuarial valuation, the net liability on the policies of the company including the annuity transactions amounted to Rs. 22,50,000. The surplus is to be allocated as 25% to shareholders, 70% to policyholders and the balance to be carried forward to the next period. The company also paid interim bonus amounting to Rs. 1,03,806. Prepare the Revenue a/c on the basis of the above information and also show the Valuation Balance Sheet.    10+4=14

5. (a) From the following particulars, you are required to prepare the Fire Revenue A/c of the North Bank Fire Insurance Company Ltd. for the year ending on 31st March, 2021:                   14

Claims Paid Claims Outstanding on 01-04-2020 Claims Intimated and Accepted but not Paid Premium Received Reinsurance Premium Commission on Direct Business Claims Intimated but not Accepted on 31-03-2021 Commission: Reinsurance Ceded Reinsurance Accepted Expenses of Management Reserve for Unexpired Risk on 01-04-2020 Additional Reserve for Unexpired Risk on 01-04-2020 Bonus in Reduction of Premium4,20,000 42,000 65,000 10,60,000 1,80,000 2,20,000 8,000 12,000 6,000 2,80,000 3,90,000 40,000 15,000

You are asked by the management to provide for additional reserve for unexpired risk at 1% of the net premium in addition to the opening balance.


(b) What is ‘general insurance’? How does it differ from life insurance? Explain ‘reserve for unexpired risk’ in case of general insurance.           3+5+6=14

6. (a) Write notes on the following:                          5+5+4=14

(1)  Cum-interest purchase and ex-interest purchase.

(2)  Cum-interest sale and ex-interest sale.

(3)  Features of Investment Account.


(b) Assam Investment Ltd. holds 1,000, 15% Debentures of Rs. 100 each in Brahmaputra Industries Ltd. as on 1st April, 2020 at a cost of Rs. 1,05,000. Interest is payable on 30th June and 31st December every year. On 1st May, 2020, 500 Debentures are purchased cum-interest at Rs. 53,500. On 1st November, 2020, 600 Debentures are sold ex-interest at  Rs. 57,300. On 30th November, 2020, 400 Debentures are purchased ex-interest at Rs. 38,400. On 31st December, 2020, 400 Debentures are sold cum-interest for Rs. 55,000. Prepare Investment A/c valuing holdings on 31st March, 2021 at cost.      14


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