Accounting Information System


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1. Which of the following would not be found in a data dictionary entry for a data item?
2. An accounting information system in part consists of
3. This determines if all required data items have been entered.
4. Which area provides information to the system about hiring, terminations, and pay rate changes?
5. A student manually prepares a homework assignment and then turns it in to her teacher. Which one of the following diagrams represents this activity?
6. When two knowledgeable people acting independently each produce the same information, this information is said to be
7. Data must be collected about three facets of each business activity. What are they?
8. Which of the following is accomplished by corrective controls?
9. Separating the logical and physical views in a database allows the programmers to concentrate on coding the application logic
10. When goods are being ordered from a vendor, which electronic files are either read or updated?
11. The person responsible for the database is the
12. One of the preventive controls in a computerized environment is authentication controls.  Users can be authenticated by verifying the following except:
13. Which of the following is not true about program flowcharts?
14. The benefit produced by the information minus the cost of producing it.
15. Verifying the identity of the person or device attempting to access the system is
16. The maximum allowable account balance for a given customer is called the
17. All transaction cycles feed information directly into the
18. During the sales order entry process, a ________ is performed to compare the quantity ordered with the standard amounts normally ordered.
19. Transaction cycles can be summarized on a high level as "give-get" transactions. An example of "give-get" in the expenditure cycle would be
20. To be effective, password must satisfy a number of requirements such as

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