Important Questions for Chapter 2 Theory Base of Accounting

Important Questions with Answers for Class 11 CBSE Accountancy Chapter 2 Theory Base of Accounting which is outlined by expert Accountancy teachers from the latest version of CBSE (NCERT) books.

CBSE Class 11 Accountancy Chapter -2 Important Questions

Question 1

What is the meaning of Basic Accounting Terms?

Answer: There are definite basic accounting terms which are used on a daily basis in the world of business. Before recording the transactions in the books, it is required to comprehend these terms as they have their particular meaning in Accounting. These basic terms are known as Accounting Terminologies.

Question 2

How is the total amount of Capital calculated?

Answer: Capital = Assets – Liabilities

Question 3

How is the total amount of Liabilities calculated?

Answer: Liabilities = Assets – Capital

Question 4

Give 2 examples of Capital receipts.


  • The amount received by way of loans
  • The amount received from the sale of fixed assets or investments

Question 5

Mention different types of liabilities.


  • Internal liabilities
  • External liabilities
  • Current liabilities
  • Non-current liabilities

Question 6

What are the drawings?

Answer: Drawings refer to any value of commodities or cash withdrawn by the owner for personal use.

Question 7

Give 2 examples of Tangible assets.


  • Stock
  • Land and Building

Question 8

The amount which the proprietor has invested in a business is known as,

Answer: Capital

Question 9

A Ltd. imported from London one machinery for sale in India and other machinery for production purpose. Will you treat them as goods or fixed assets?

Answer: First machinery will be treated as goods and the second machinery will be treated as Fixed Asset.

Question 10

What is income?

Answer: Excess of revenue over income is called as Income.

Income = Revenue – Expenses

Question 11

What is the nature of accounting principles?

Answer: Nature of accounting principles are,

  • Accounting principles are a uniform set of rules that are developed to assure the uniformity and easy comprehension of the accounting information
  • Accounting principles are man made and are derived from experience and reason
  • Accounting principles are not static

Question 12

What are the different bases of accounting?

Answer: Different bases of accounting are,

  • Cash basis
  • Accrual basis

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