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

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