ch1 - ch1 Student 1 The audit objective that all...

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ch1 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The audit objective that all transactions and accounts that should be presented in the financial statements are in fact included is related to which of the PCAOB assertions? A. Existence B. Rights and obligations C. Completeness D. Valuation 2. To be proficient as an auditor, a person must first be able to accomplish which of these tasks in a decision- making process? A. Identify audit evidence relevant to the verification of assertions management makes in its unaudited financial statements and notes. B . Formulate evidence-gathering procedures (audit plan) designed to obtain sufficient, competent evidence about assertions management makes in financial statements and notes. C. Recognize the financial assertions made in management's financial statements and footnotes. D . Evaluate the evidence produced by the performance of procedures and decide whether management's assertions conform to generally accepted accounting principles and reality. 3. Which of the following is an underlying condition that in part creates the demand by users for reliable information? A. Economic transactions that are numerous and complex. B. Decisions are time-sensitive. C. Users separated from accounting records by distance and time. D. Financial decisions that are important to investors and users. E. All of the above. 4. Which of the following is not included in The American Accounting Association (AAA) definition of auditing? A. Potential conflict of interest. B. Systematic process. C. Assertions about economic actions. D. Established criteria. 5. What is the term used to identify the risk that the client's financial statements may be materially false and misleading? A. Business risk. B. Information risk. C. Client risk. D. Risk assessment.
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6. Which of the following is not a recommendation usually made following the completion of an operational audit? A. Economic and efficient use of resources. B. Effective achievement of business objectives. C. Attesting to the fairness of the financial statements. D. Compliance with company policies. 7. In order to be considered as external auditors with respect to government agencies, GAO auditors must be A. Organizationally independent. B. Empowered as the accounting and auditing agency by the U.S. Congress. C. Funded by the federal government. D. Guided by standards similar to GAAS. 8. Which of the following is the essential purpose of the audit function? A. Detection of fraud. B. Examination of individual transactions to certify as to their validity. C. Determination of whether the client's financial statement assertions are fairly stated. D. Assurance of the consistent application of correct accounting procedures. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course SOM 6401 taught by Professor Chrits during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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