ACCT 555 Midterm Exam - Part 1

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ACCT 555 External Auditing

(DeVry - Jan 2016) 


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1 h , 40 min , 36 secs



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Multiple Choice










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Question 1.

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(TCO F) Which of the following procedures should an auditor generally perform regarding subsequent events?





Question 2.

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(TCO A) An auditor reads the letter of transmittal accompanying a county's comprehensive annual financial report and identifies a material inconsistency with the financial statements. The auditor determines that the financial statements do not require revision. Which of the following actions should the auditor take?





Question 3.

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(TCO F) An auditor's independence is considered impaired if the auditor has:





Question 4.

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(TCO B) When an independent CPA is associated with the financial statements of a publicly held entity but has not audited or reviewed such statements, the appropriate form of report to be issued must include a(an):





Question 5.

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(TCO F) Which is not a characteristic of the reliability of evidence?





Question 6.

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(TCO C) According to PCAOB standards, the nature and extent of required planning activities for an issuer audit are influenced by all of the following factors, except for:




Question 7.

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(TCO F) Analytical procedures must be used during which phase(s) of the audit?
Test of controls OR planning OR completion





Question 8.

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(TCO F) In a financial statement audit, inherent risk is evaluated to help an auditor assess which of the following?





Question 9.

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(TCO F) The primary purpose of performing analytical procedures in the planning phase of an audit is to





Question 10.

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(TCO G) The most widely used profitability ratio is








Question 11.

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(TCO G) Which ratio is best used to assess a company's ability to meet its long-term debt obligations?




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