Accounting Information System


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

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