# Payroll - 2017

## Quiz by Rachel Nally

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15 questions
• Q1
The gross earnings of six employees of a jewelry store for a week were: \$815, \$595, \$715, \$670, \$525, and \$675. What was the average amount earned for the week by these employees?
\$634.88
\$665.83
\$648.38
\$642.83
120s
• Q2
Jeff Jackson receives a salary of \$720 a month and a 7.5% commission on all sales above his monthly sales quota of \$15,000. His sales for March totaled \$32,000. What was Jeff’s total income for March?
\$1,275
\$1,995
\$2,400
\$660
120s
• Q3
An employee is paid twice per month. This employee is said to be paid _________.
monthly
semi-monthly
bi-weekly
semi-annually
120s
• Q4
Alexis earns a weekly salary of \$1,425 as a fitness trainer. If she works at this pay rate for a year, her total annual earning will be __________.
\$74,100
\$70,304
\$32,448
\$16,224
120s
• Q5
If Taton’s hourly rate is \$16.25 and he worked 43 hours last week, his gross pay for the week was _______________.
\$116.25
\$723.13
\$698.75
\$620
120s
• Q6
A business form used to record payroll information for all employees during a pay period is called a(n) ___________.
Employee earnings record
Payroll register
941 Form
Payroll ledger
120s
• Q7
An employee is hired at a pay rate of \$10 per hour. During the past week, the employee worked 50 hours. The employee’s gross wages for the past week are:
\$400
\$550
\$450
\$500
120s
• Q8
The federal form on which an employee indicates the number of exemptions/dependents to be used in calculating the amount of federal income tax withholding for the employee is the
Form 1099
Form W-4
Form W-2
Form 941
120s
• Q9
John receives \$8 per hour and worked 32 hours Monday-Thursday. Friday was a paid holiday. What is John owed for this week before any withholdings?
\$240
\$256
\$336
\$320
120s
• Q10
What taxes must employers match and pay to the Internal Revenue Service each pay period?
Social Security and Unemployment Tax
Federal Tax and State Tax
Social Security Tax and Medicare Tax
Federal Tax and Social Security Tax
120s
• Q11
What document reflects the value of assets of a corporation?
Balance Sheet
Profit/loss statement
Income statement
Variance analysis
120s
• Q12
The pay earned by hourly-paid employees is usually referred to as
wages
salary
tips
commission
120s
• Q13
The combination of the Social Security tax and Medicare tax is referred to by the acronym
FICA
FUCA
FUTA
FIMA
120s
• Q14
The rate for the Social Security tax (excluding the Medicare tax) that is withheld from employees’ salaries and wages up to a specified annual amount is
1.45%
7.65%
6.2%
8.2%
120s
• Q15
The financial statement that is used to evaluate the performance of a business by matching its revenue and related expenses for a particular accounting period is a
Balance Sheet
General Ledger
Income Statement
Trial Balance
120s

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