Accounting Information System: Types, Uses & Examples


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Select the major difference between traditional accounting information systems and cloud computing systems.

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1. Select the major function of an ERP system.

2. Identify common subsidiary ledgers used by a company.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the primary purpose of a customer relationship management system? This quiz and worksheet will confirm your ability to answer this question and others related to accounting information systems (AIS).

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • How traditional accounting information systems differ from cloud computing systems
  • A key function of an ERP system
  • Common subsidiary ledgers
  • The primary purpose of a CRM system
  • A commonly used special journal

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about AIS
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a major function of an ERP system and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding common subsidiary ledgers

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Accounting Information System: Types, Uses & Examples. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Basic features of accounting information systems
  • How companies can gain a competitive advantage
  • Material resource planning (MRP) software