1. What are the two fundamental components of data structures?
Response: Organization and access method.
2. What are the criteria that influence the selection of the data structure?
1. What document initiates the sales process?
Response: A customer order, usually in the form of a purchase order, initiates the sales process.
2. Distinguish among a packing slip, a shipping notice, and a
Auditing the Expenditure Cycle
1. Differentiate between a purchase requisition and a purchase order.
Response: A purchase requisition is completed by the inventory control department when a
need for inventory items is detected
Chapter 2 R.Q. Solutions
What is distributed data processing?
Response: Distributed data processing involves reorganizing the central IT function into small IT
units that are placed under the control of end users. The IT units may be distributed accord
462 Chapter 3 R.Q. Solutions
What are the three main tasks the operating system performs?
a. Translates high-level languages into the machine-level language the computer can execute.
b. Allocates computer resources to users.
c. Manages the ta
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What are the five internal control components described in the COSO framework?
a. Control Environment
b. Risk Assessment
c. Information and Communication
e. Control Activities
What are the six broad
Auditing and Internal Control
What is the purpose of an IT audit?
Response: The purpose of an IT audit is to provide an independent assessment of some
technology- or systems-related object, such as proper IT implementation, o
Auditing IT Governance Controls
1. What is IT governance?
Response: IT governance is a relatively new subset of corporate governance that
focuses on the management and assessment of strategic IT resources.
2. What are the object
Security Part I: Auditing Operating Systems and Networks
1. What are the five control objectives of an operating system?
a. The operating system must protect itself from users.
b. The operating system must protect user
Security Part II: Auditing Database Systems
1. What is a legacy system?
Response: Legacy systems are large mainframe systems that were implemented from the
late 1960s through the 1980s. Organizations today still make extensive u
System Development and Program Change Activities
1. Distinguish between systems professionals, end users, and stakeholders.
Response: Systems professionals are systems analysts, systems designers, and
programmers; these individu
Business Ethics, Fraud, and Fraud Detection
1. What is ethics?
Response: Ethics pertains to the principles of conduct that individuals use in making
choices and guiding their behavior in situations that involve the concepts of
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
1. Define ERP.
Response: ERP systems are multiple module software packages that evolved primarily
from traditional manufacturing resource planning (MRP) systems.
The objective of ERP is to i