QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification Exam Questions & Answers

    6 Dec

    QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification Exam Questions & Answers

    If you are an aspect of the QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification exam then read the article till the end. This article will help you to know some of the basic rules of the certification examination and will help you to do practice with some of the previous year’s QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification exam questions.  

    Criteria of QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification Examination 

    The examination has some of the basic rules and criteria. You should know them before attempting the examination. Have a look;

    • With the ProAdvisor certification, you can choose your career as a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
    • The examination has 5 different sections, and each section has its own different number of questions.  
    • You need to secure more than an 80% mark to crack the examination successfully.
    • It doesn’t show you the exact number that you have secured, it will only display, you fail or pass.
    • If unfortunately, you can’t succeed in the examination then you can re-attempt for the examination 3 times.   

    How to Get Certified as QuickBooks ProAdvisor  

    Here is the way to get certified as QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Have a look;

    • Visit the official QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program site, and sign up for the program. If you already have the account then, you can simply sign in with your login ID, and password. 
    • After login into the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program, click on the ‘Certification’ tab for the ‘ProAdvisor Portal’.
    • Select from the optional training module. Each module contains 1-2 hours with a supplementary guide.    
    • Take the full session, and click on the ‘Take the Exam’ option.
    • The examination will be continued for 2-3 hours to complete.
    • After the complete examination, the result will be declared.
    • There you can download the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certificate.  

    Sample of QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification Exam Questions 

    Practice with the sample questions, and be ready for the examination. Here are some of the questions, which have the possibilities to re-appear in the question paper. 

    Question (1):- How do items affect the financial statement?

    Answer: When you purchase or sell an item the value of the on-sale purchase flows to the account

    Question (2):- You accidentally entered the same customer twice in the customer center with a slightly different spelling. How do you merge these entries?


    Edit the unwanted list entry, change the name you want to merge and click ok, then yes when prompted to merge.

    Question (3):- How do you record debit card transactions in QuickBooks?


    Use the write checks window, enter the check and write debit the check number field.

    Question (4):- Tools available in QuickBooks Tool Hub?

    Answer: QuickBooks File Doctor, database server manager, a password reset tool

    Question (5):- The bank notifies you that a customer’s check you deposited has bounced. The customer does not have sufficient funds to cover the check. What should you NOT do?

    Answer:  Delete the customer payment from the deposit.

    Question (6):- How do you display a group of reports?

    Answer: Click the reports menu then select process multiple reports.

    Question (7):- Which payroll service allows you to print state tax forms?

    Answer: Basic payroll

    Question (8):- How do you customize a report, i.e. change the information QuickBooks displays, change the title, etc?

    Answer: Click the modify report button on the report.

    Question (9):- A list entry may be deleted only when…


    It has no balance; it has not been used and is not linked to anything that has been used.

    Question (10):- Your company provides its employees with sick/vacation hours. You need to track how many hours each employee currently has available, how many they add or accrue and you need to reduce their accrued hours when you pay them for sick or vacations time. How would you do this in QuickBooks?


    Click the vacation button on the employee set up to define how to accrue time and tell QuickBooks how many hours the employee is available. When you pay an employee for sick/vacations time, click the sick/vacation button and reduce those available hours

    Question (11):- When you send a QuickBooks report to Excel, which features allow you to choose what sections of the report to collapse?

    Answer: Auto outline.

    Question (12):- What is the purpose of an Audit Trail report?


    Track any changes and deletions to transactions and track which user makes the change or the deletion.

    Question (13):- What can you do in the report center?

    Answer: Run most reports in QuickBooks

    Question (14):- The company file you are working on is a mess. You decided to start a new file. At the same time, you want to keep all the lists and preferences and just delete the transactions. How do you do this?


    Click the File menu, choose Utilities, clean up company data, then choose the default transaction option.

    Question (15):- Your company sells unique items to every customer. They never sell the same service or product twice. What item should you set up in QuickBooks?


    Set up a generic item and edit the description and price each time.

    Question (16):- You hired a subcontractor to work 40 hours per week. Which list should you add this person to?

    Answer: Vendors.

    Question (17):- When should you enter a customer credit memo?

    Answer: When the customer returns a product that is damaged.

    Question (18):- How do you make a column on a report wider?


    Click the diamond to the right of the column and drag it to the right.

    Question (19):- When you run a profit and loss on an accrual basis what does QuickBooks include as income?

    Answer: All sales

    Question (20):- What is the quickest way to find an invoice from 6 months ago?


    Open an invoice and click the find button. Open an invoice and click the find button.

    Question (21):- Your company had to return some goods to a vendor. How do you record the vendor credit in QuickBooks?

    Answer: Enter bill then click credit on top of the bill.

    Question (22):- What do you use to narrow the data QuickBooks displays on a report?

    Answer: Filter

    Question (23):- Once the Easy Step interview is complete, how do you change the company information for the business name, address, or phone number?

    Answer: Select File, Easy step interview

    Question (24):- What is the Undeposited Funds account in QuickBooks?


    An account used to record payments before you make a deposit

    Question (25):- What is the end result of a payroll setup interview?


    QuickBooks has an accurate record of employees, earing deductions, and payroll history and you are ready to create the first paycheck.

    Question (26):- You finished entering all the transactions for last year, and just send the file to the tax preparer. How do you assure that no one accidentally deletes or edits a transaction last year?


    Set the closing date and password in the accounting preferences in the company menu

    Question (27):- How do you identify the version and release of QuickBooks you have?

    Answer: Press the F2 button.

    Question (28):- When you set up a new employee, how do you add a payroll deduction such as medical insurance?


    In the new employee window, click the change tab drop-down list and select payroll and compensation info, and then add the medical insurance payroll item below the additions deductions and company contributions.

    Question (29):- When should you VOID instead of deleting a check?

    Answer: You used the check number but it will never be cashed.

    Question (30):- How do you pay payroll liabilities in QuickBooks?


    Select payments you want to make from the pay schedule liabilities in the payroll center then click view pay.

    Question (31):- Which is a reason to NOT enter a general journal entry?


    To enter transactions in another way instead of using forms

    It was the article about the QuickBooks ProAdvisor certification exam questions (sample). Hopefully, every aspect now has the basic rules, and regulation of ProAdvisor, and can get their certification in QuickBooks ProAdvisor by practicing with the sample question papers. 

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