Auditing Mcqs




     Auditing Multiple Choice Questions (MCQS) Page-1These Mcqs are very helpful for preparation of various posts i.e. Senior Auditor, Junior Auditor,Accountant. These Mcqs are also Important for Punjab Public Service Commission, National Testing Service, Federal Public Service Commission Tests/examinations.


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INTRODUCTION TO AUDITING

1. THE MAIN OBJECT OF AN AUDIT IS ___


A) EXPRESSION OF OPINION
B) DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF FRAUD AND ERROR
C) BOTH (A) AND (B)
D) DEPENDS ON THE TYPE OF AUDIT.


2. THE TITLE OF AAS­2 ISSUED BY COUNCIL OF ICAI IS.


A) OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
B) OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF THE AUDIT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
C) OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF BUSINESS OF AN ENTITY
D) OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AUDIT


3. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT TRUE ABOUT OPINION ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS?


A) THE AUDITOR SHOULD EXPRESS AN OPINION ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.
B) HIS OPINION IS NO GUARANTEE TO FUTURE VIABILITY OF BUSINESS
C) HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF FRAUDS AND ERRORS IN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
D) HE SHOULD EXAMINE WHETHER RECOGNIZED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLE HAVE BEEN CONSISTENTLY


4. A SALE OF RS. 50.000 TO A WAS ENTERED AS A SALE TO B. THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF

A) ERROR OF OMISSION
B) ERROR OF COMMISSION
C) COMPENSATING ERROR
D) ERROR OF PRINCIPLE






5. ‘GOODS SENT ON APPROVAL BASIS’ HAVE BEEN RECORDED AS ‘CREDIT SALES’. THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF

A) ERROR OF PRINCIPLE
B) ERROR OF COMMISSION
C) ERROR OF OMISSION
D) ERROR OF DUPLICATION

6. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS IS NOT TRUE?

A) MANAGEMENT FRAUD IS MORE DIFFICULT TO DETECT THAN EMPLOYEE FRAUD
B) INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM REDUCES THE POSSIBILITY OF OCCURRENCE OF EMPLOYEE FRAUD AND MANAGEMENT FRAUD.
C) THE AUDITOR’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF ERRORS AND FRAUDS IS SIMILAR.
D) ALL STATEMENTS ARE CORRECT.


7. AS PER AAS­4 IF AUDITOR DETECTS AN ERROR THEN

A) HE SHOULD INFORM THE MANAGEMENT.
B) HE SHOULD COMMUNICATE IT TO THE MANAGEMENT IF IT IS MATERIAL
C) THE AUDITOR SHOULD ENSURE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ARE ADJUSTED FOR DETECTED ERRORS.
D) BOTH (B) AND (C)


8. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A LIMITATION OF AUDIT AS PER AAS­4?

A) OBJECTIVITY OF AUDITOR’S JUDGMENT
B) SELECTIVE TESTING
C) PERSUASIVENESS OF EVIDENCE
D) LIMITATIONS OF INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM.


9. HOW MANY PRINCIPLES ARE LISTED IN AAS­1, WHICH GOVERN AUDITOR’S PROFESSIONAL OBLIGATION?

A) NINE
B) FOURTEEN
C) SEVEN
D) EIGHT


10. BOTH AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING ARE CONCERNED WITH FINANCIAL STATEMENTS. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING


A) AUDITING USES THE THEORY OF EVIDENCE TO VERIFY THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE BY ACCOUNTANCY

B) AUDITING LENDS CREDIBILITY DIMENSION AND QUALITY DIMENSION TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS PREPARED BY THE ACCOUNTANT.
C) AUDITOR SHOULD HAVE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS AND CONVENTION TO ENABLE HIM TO EXPRESS AN OPINION ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

D) ALL OF THE ABOVE.

11. THE RISK OF MANAGEMENT FRAUD INCREASES IN THE PRESENCE OF:


A) FREQUENT CHANGES IN SUPPLIES
B) IMPROVED INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM
C) SUBSTANTIAL INCREASES IN SALES
D) MANAGEMENT INCENTIVE SYSTEM BASED ON SALES DONE IN A QUARTER






12. AUDITING STANDARDS DIFFER FROM AUDIT PROCEDURES IN THAT PROCEDURES RELATE TO


A) AUDIT ASSUMPTIONS
B) ACTS TO BE PERFORMED
C) QUALITY CRITERION
D) METHODS OF WORK

13. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS LIKELY TO BE IDENTIFIED AS A FRAUD FACTOR BY THE AUDITOR?

A) THE COMPANY IS PLANNING AN INITIAL PUBLIC OFFER OF QUALITY SHARES TO RAISE ADDITIONAL CAPITAL FOR EXPANSION.
B) BANK RECONCILIATION STATEMENT INCLUDES DEPOSITS­IN­TRANSIT.
C) PLANT AND MACHINERY IS SOLD AT A LOSS.
D) THE COMPANY HAS MADE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS.


14. THE MOST DIFFICULT TYPE OF MISSTATEMENT TO DETECT FRAUD IS BASED ON:


A) RELATED PARTY PURCHASES B) RELATED PARTY SALES
C) THE RESTATEMENT OF SALES D) OMISSION OF A SALES TRANSACTION FROM BEING RECORDED.



15. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS IS CORRECT CONCERNING THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION IN?


WORKING PAPERS OF FRAUD RISK ASSESSMENT UNDERTAKEN BY THE AUDITOR.

A) AL RISK FACTORS AS MENTIONED IN AAS­4, SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AND DOCUMENTED ALONG WITH RESPONSE TO THEM.
B) DOCUMENT THE IDENTIFICATION OF FRAUD RISK FACTORS ALONG WITH RESPONSE TO THEM.
C) DOCUMENT MATERIAL FRAUD, RISK FACTORS AND RESPONSE TO THEM.
D) NO DOCUMENTATION IN REQUIRED.




Answers






1. D 23. 4. 5. A 67. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. b




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