NBSE Class 9 Bookkeeping & Accountancy 2020 Question Paper

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Total marks : 80 || Time : 3 hours

General instructions:

i) The question paper consists of 28 questions.
ii) Internal choice has been provided in some questions.
iii) Marks allocated to every question are indicated against it.

N.B: Check that all pages of the question paper is complete as indicated on the top left side.

Choose the correct answer from the given alternatives:

1. Book Keeping is mainly concerned with (1)

(a) preparation of Financial statements of the business
(b) interpreting the data
(c) designing the system of summarizing the recorded data
(d) recording of Financial data

2. As per Income Tax Act, accounting period is from  (1)

(a) 1st January to 31st December
(b) 1st April to 31st March
(c) 1st July to 30th June
(d) Diwali to Diwali

3. The term imprest is used in relation to  (1)

(a) Purchases book
(b) Sales book
(c) Journal
(d) Petty cash book

4. If the debit, as well as credit aspects of transaction, are recorded in the cash book, is called as  (1)

(a) contra entry
(b) compound entry
(c) opening entry
(d) adjustment entry

5. Goods worth Rs 7,000 given away as charity would be credited to  (1)

(a) purchases A/c
(b) sales A/c
(c) charity A/c
(d) trustee A/c

6. Goods taken for personal use are called as  (1)

(a) assets
(b) liabilities
(c) drawings
(d) capitals

7. Debtors ledger are also known as  (1)

(a) purchase ledger
(b) sales ledger
(c) main ledger
(d) cash ledger

8. A ledger is a book of  (1)

(a) original entry
(b) subsidiary book
(c) final entry
(d) adjustment entry

9. A trial balance is a/ an  (1)

(a) statement
(b) summary
(c) account
(d) journal

10. Errors which affect one account can be  (1)

(a) errors of principle
(b) errors of omission
(c) errors of commission
(d) errors of posting

Answer the questions in about 20-30 words:

11.  Define accountancy. (2)

12. What is going concern concept?  (2)

13. Mention the basis of accounting.  (2)

14. What is meant by petty cash book?  (2)

15. State two reasons for the need of journal.  (2)

16. Define ledger. (2)

Answer the questions in about 30-50 words:

17. Write any three characteristics of book-keeping.(3)

18. Explain money measurement concept with example. (3)

19. State any three advantages of imprest system of petty cash book. (3)

20. State any three limitations of journal. (3)

21. Explain the rules for ledger posting from sales book. (3)

22. Write any three characteristics of trial balance. (3)

Answer the questions in about 70-100 words: (1+4=5)

23. a. What is bookkeeping? Explain the advantages of bookkeeping.
b. Explain any five advantages of accountancy. (5)

24.a. Explain the five features of double entry system.(5)

b. Explain any five advantages of double entry system.

25. a. Prepare a bank column cash book from the following transactions: 

May 1          Cash in hand          7,000
Cash at bank5,000
May 7Sold goods to Asen for cash600
May 12Purchased goods for cash900
May 15Purchased goods by cheque150
May 25Paid into bank 


b. State any five features of cash book. (5)

26.a. Journalise the following transactions for the year 2019:

June 1 Commence business with cashRs 1,000
June 6 Purchased goods from AkatoRs 200
June 19 Sold goods for cashRs 500
June 23 Received commissionRs 150
June 27 Paid rentRs 300 


b. Write any five characteristics of journal. (5)

27. a. Enter the following transactions into a sales book for the year 2019:

January 6: 2019 Sold goods to Setuo on credit for Rs 20,000 @ 12% discount
January 12: Yanger purchased goods for Rs 8,000 on credit
January 16: Sold goods for cash to Alobo Rs6,000
January 27: Sold goods to Naro at the list price of Rs 30,000 at a trade discount of 10%. (5)


b. What is meant by “ledger”? Explain the format of the ledger account. (1+4=5)

28. a. Prepare a trial balance with the following balances of ledger accounts, as on 31 March 2018:

ParticularsRsParticulars Rs
Bad Debts300Creditors2,500
Bank Overdraft3,000Cash8,000
Purchases15,000Discount received500


b. Mention and explain any five points to remember while preparing trial balance. (5)


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