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Accounting Practices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What statement(s) do external and internal users of accounting information rely on?

Question 2 2. What has technology done to the accounting process?

Question 3 3. Which company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange would definitely be in breach of the Going Concern Principle?

Question 4 4. Who investigated Arthur Andersen and Enron?

Question 5 5. Michael, the majority shareholder of a company, decided to produce the company's balance sheet whose cash balance included the cash in his own bank account. Would Michael be allowed to do this by GAAP?

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Question 6 6. Adam wants to find out the assets and liabilities of a company. Which financial statement should Adam read to find out this information?

Question 7 7. Bob is the CEO of ABC Hydraulics. Bob is committed to ethical business practices. He ensures that his investors are kept well-informed of the state of the company. As part of his commitment to transparency and ethical practices, he prefers that the top level executives don't see the inner workings of the company's financials so that they aren't tempted to try to defraud the company by embezzling. Is this complying with SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act)?

Question 8 8. What was the accounting firm that made unethical choices in the Enron scandal?

Question 9 9. Dan's organization stores their software applications and other information on a group of external computers known as virtual network servers. Employees often refer to this storage space as the _____.

Question 10 10. Which financial statement is prepared first?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of how publicly-traded companies can apply the principle of conservatism with their financial statements?

Question 12 12. _____ and technology go hand in hand.

Question 13 13. What is the name of the first trial balance that must be prepared?

Question 14 14. What are the entries called that close temporary accounts?

Question 15 15. Which step requires you to prepare financial statements?

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Question 16 16. Djokovic is the Chief Information Officer for InfoTech Inc. Murray is the Chief Lending Officer at the Bank where InfoTech has a large bank loan. Which statement is true for both Djokovic and Murray, in connection with InfoTech?

Question 17 17. How many basic accounting principles make up GAAP?

Question 18 18. Monica reads in the newspaper that in the year ended December 31, 2015, Profit For Two Inc made $1 million profit. Monica wants to confirm for herself that this is really the case. What financial statement of Profit For Two Inc should Monica read to confirm the newspaper report?

Question 19 19. How many steps are in the accounting cycle?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of external users of accounting information?

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Question 21 21. Ethics are defined as _____.

Question 22 22. GAAP sets the standards for the creation of what?

Question 23 23. With accounting software, Bob is able to complete five times as many transactions as he can manually; this supports the explanation of technology as

Question 24 24. In our ever-evolving world there have been many advances that have made accounting processes easier to complete; all of the following are examples of technology that have impacted the accounting industry except

Question 25 25. Which law was enacted as a direct result of the unethical financial practices of both Enron and Arthur Andersen?

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