Accounting Information System


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1. 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?
2. Which area provides information to the system about hiring, terminations, and pay rate changes?
3. Data must be collected about three facets of each business activity. What are they?
4. All transaction cycles feed information directly into the
5. During the sales order entry process, a ________ is performed to compare the quantity ordered with the standard amounts normally ordered.
6. Which of the following would not be found in a data dictionary entry for a data item?
7. A student manually prepares a homework assignment and then turns it in to her teacher. Which one of the following diagrams represents this activity?
8. Which of the following is an example of a detective control?
9. When two knowledgeable people acting independently each produce the same information, this information is said to be
10. 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
11. Which of the following is accomplished by corrective controls?
12. To be effective, password must satisfy a number of requirements such as
13. The maximum allowable account balance for a given customer is called the
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. The person responsible for the database is the
16. When goods are being ordered from a vendor, which electronic files are either read or updated?
17. The benefit produced by the information minus the cost of producing it.
18. An accounting information system in part consists of
19. This determines if all required data items have been entered.
20. Verifying the identity of the person or device attempting to access the system is

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