Chapter2 - final - CHAPTER 2 Multiple-Choice Questions 1...

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CHAPTER 2 Multiple-Choice Questions 1. Which one of the following is not one of the three General Standards? easy a. Proper planning and supervision. a b. Independence of mental attitude. c. Adequate training and proficiency. d. Due professional care. 2. Which one of the following is not a Field Work Standard? easy a. Adequate planning and supervision. b b. Due professional care. c. Understand the entity and its environment including internal control. d. Sufficient appropriate audit evidence. 3. The General Standards stress the importance of: easy a. evidence accumulation. b b. personal qualities the auditor should possess. c. communicating the auditor’s findings to the reader. d. all of the above. 4. easy The generally accepted auditing standard that requires “Adequate technical training and proficiency” is normally interpreted as requiring the auditor to have: d a. formal education in auditing and accounting. b. adequate practical experience for the work being performed. c. continuing professional education. d. all of the above. 5. easy In any case in which the CPA or the CPA’s assistants are not qualified to perform the work, a professional obligation exists to: d a. acquire the requisite knowledge and skills. b. suggest someone else who is qualified to perform the work. c. decline the engagement. d. any of the above. 6. (SOX) Members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board are appointed and overseen by: easy a. the U.S. Congress. d b. the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. c. the Auditing Standards Board. d. the Securities and Exchange Commission. 7. easy Statements on Auditing Standards provide auditors of privately held companies with ______ guidance regarding the conduct of financial statement audits. b a. fairly extensive b. some limited c. practically no d. specific and detailed 2-1
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8. easy Which of the following statements most accurately captures the intent of the standards of field work? c a. Field work standards are primarily concerned with personal attributes necessary during the conduct of the audit. b. Field work standards provide extensive guidance regarding the conduct of an audit. c. Field work standards are primarily directed at the auditor’s planning, understanding of internal control, and evidence accumulation. d. Field work standards are primarily concerned with the conduct of substantive testing as opposed to testing of internal controls. 9. (SOX) easy Prior to the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which of the following was responsible for establishing auditing standards? c a. Securities and Exchange Commission b. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants c. Auditing Standards Board d. National Association of Accounting 10. (SOX) medium Standards issued by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board must be followed by CPAs who audit: b a. all companies in the United States. b.
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Chapter2 - final - CHAPTER 2 Multiple-Choice Questions 1...

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