Accounting Information System


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1) To be effective, password must satisfy a number of requirements such as
2) All transaction cycles feed information directly into the
3) Which area provides information to the system about hiring, terminations, and pay rate changes?
4) Which of the following is an example of a detective control?
5) The benefit produced by the information minus the cost of producing it.
6) During the sales order entry process, a ________ is performed to compare the quantity ordered with the standard amounts normally ordered.
7) Transaction cycles can be summarized on a high level as "give-get" transactions. An example of "give-get" in the expenditure cycle would be
8) When goods are being ordered from a vendor, which electronic files are either read or updated?
9) The person responsible for the database is the
10) An accounting information system in part consists of
11) One of the preventive controls in a computerized environment is authentication controls.  Users can be authenticated by verifying the following except:
12) Which of the following would not be found in a data dictionary entry for a data item?
13) Which of the following is accomplished by corrective controls?
14) There are three basic activities in the expenditure cycle. One of the basic activities is the receiving and storage of goods, supplies, and services. What is the counterpart of this activity in the revenue cycle?
15) The maximum allowable account balance for a given customer is called the
16) This determines if all required data items have been entered.
17) Which of the following is not true about program flowcharts?
18) When two knowledgeable people acting independently each produce the same information, this information is said to be
19) One step in the systems development life cycle (SDLC) identifies the requirements users would like to see in the new system. This step is called
20) Separating the logical and physical views in a database allows the programmers to concentrate on coding the application logic

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