Accounting Information System


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

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