Chapter Thirteen

Session Quiz

IN THIS CHAPTER WE have provided a session quiz for Chapters 1 through 9. The reader is required to select the best response from the options provided. Correct responses to the quiz are available on the companion website (www.wiley.com/go/understandingisauditing).

CHAPTER 1: OVERVIEW OF SYSTEMS AUDIT

1. Directive controls:
a. Are management actions, procedures, directives, or guidelines that cause or encourage a desirable event to occur.
b. Are those included in an application designed per the user requirements.
c. Detect errors, omissions, and irregularities, and identify aspects of system quality, controls, and security features.
d. Facilitate backup, restoration, recovery, and restart of an application system after any interruption in information processing.
2. Corrective controls:
a. Are management actions, procedures, directives, or guidelines that cause or encourage a desirable event to occur.
b. Detect errors, omissions, and irregularities, and identify aspects of system quality, controls, and security features that need management’s attention.
c. Provide information, procedures, and instructions for correcting the errors, omissions, and irregularities that have been detected.
d. Facilitate backup, restoration, recovery, and restart of an application system after any interruption in information processing.
3. General controls are classified into five control categories. Which of the following is not a general control category?
a. Organization ...

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