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Types of Government Audit Services Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A _____ measures how well a program meets its primary goal and determines if the identified need is being met sufficiently.

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Question 2 2. A _____ identifies evaluation standards and the methods to be used by the evaluation staff in testing those standards.

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Question 3 3. A government program evaluation is _____

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Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a type of program evaluation methodology?

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Question 5 5. Information technology audits evaluate risks associated with IT systems involving:

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Question 6 6. During an audit of IT controls, auditors are most interested in:

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Question 7 7. An audit of information security will usually include a review of:

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Question 8 8. The resources that are used to complete IT audits are known as:

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Question 9 9. Which is an example of a non-audit suggestion in the government sector?

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Question 10 10. Auditing and non-auditing services focus on maintaining and improving profit (with accurate records) in the _____ sector, while focusing on efficient use and application of the public's money in the _____ sector.

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Question 11 11. Firms that offer auditing services can also provide _____.

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Question 12 12. Firms that provide both audit and non-audit services should also _____

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Question 13 13. Identify the person that performs the financial statement audit?

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Question 14 14. The people that have invested money into a company, as well as those who are considering making an investment into the company, are called _____.

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Question 15 15. What is the term for an examination of a company's financial records by someone that is not an employee of the company?

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Question 16 16. Bob is an accountant with ABC Gas. Over the last 6 months, Bob has made intentional errors in his financial reporting in order to earn more money for himself. Who evaluates and will punish Bob's indiscretion?

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Question 17 17. Once a compliance audit report has been finalized, what does the auditor do?

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Question 18 18. What is an organizational meeting for?

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Question 19 19. Who can request a compliance audit?

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Question 20 20. Why would a compliance audit be needed?

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Question 21 21. Which one is NOT a warning that a company is not acting with integrity?

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Question 22 22. To check and make sure companies are acting fair, honest and ethical, the government often conducts a:

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Question 23 23. Which one is NOT one of the five factors that an auditor uses during an audit?

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Question 24 24. Which one is NOT a reason why an integrity audit is performed?

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Question 25 25. Which 'E' focuses on using resources?

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Question 26 26. Which one is NOT a way to measure the success of a performance audit?

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Question 27 27. A way for government officials to know how they are doing and whether they are meeting their objectives and reducing costs is known as what?

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Question 28 28. Which 'E' focuses on how well the government officials are managing a budget?

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Question 29 29. Three important characteristics of evaluation staff include:

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Question 30 30. All of these are types of IT audits, EXCEPT:

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