# ECONOMICS

## COST ACCOUNTING

### INTRODUCTION TO COST ACCOUNTING

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A total of all the direct costs is known as
 A cost of production B Cost of sales C prime cost D Works cost
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The total of all the direct costs are known as prime costs while the total of all the indirect costs are known as overheads.

Detailed explanation-2: -A prime cost is the total direct costs of production, including raw materials and labor. Indirect costs, such as utilities, manager salaries, and delivery costs, are not included in prime costs. The prime cost equation is equal to the cost of raw materials plus direct labor.

Detailed explanation-3: -prime cost in British English noun. the portion of the cost of a commodity that varies directly with the amount of it produced, principally comprising materials and labour. Also called: variable cost.

Detailed explanation-4: -Total of all direct costs is termed as prime cost.

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