Acct 402

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  1. a. Which of the following is an effective audit planning procedure that helps prevent misunderstandings and inefficient use of audit personnel?
    (1) Arrange to make copies, for inclusion in the audit files, of those client supporting documents examined by the auditor.
    (2) Arrange to provide the client with copies of the audit programs to be used during the audit.
    (3) Arrange a preliminary conference with the client to discuss audit objectives, fees, timing, and other information.
    (4) Arrange to have the auditor prepare and post any necessary adjusting or reclassification entries prior to final closing.
    (3) Arrange a preliminary conference with the client to discuss audit objectives, fees, timing, and other information.
  2. b. When auditing related party transactions, an auditor places primary emphasis on
    (1) confirming the existence of the related parties.
    (2) verifying the valuation of related party transactions.
    (3) evaluating the disclosure of the related party transactions.
    (4) ascertaining the rights and obligations of the related parties.
    (3) evaluating the disclosure of the related party transactions.
  3. c. Which of the following will most likely indicate the existence of related parties?
    (1) Writing down obsolete inventory prior to year end.
    (2) Failing to correct deficiencies in the client’s internal control.
    (3) An unexplained increase in gross margin.
    (4) Borrowing money at a rate significantly below the market rate.
    (4) Borrowing money at a rate significantly below the market rate.
  4. d. Which of the following is least likely to be included in the auditor’s engagement letter?
    (1) Details about the preliminary audit strategy.
    (2) Overview of the objectives of the engagement.
    (3) Statement that management is responsible for the financial statements.
    (4) Description of the level of assurance obtained when conducting the audit.
    (1) Details about the preliminary audit strategy.
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  6. b. When approached to perform an audit for the first time, the CPA should make inquiries of the predecessor auditor. This is a necessary
    procedure because the predecessor may be able to provide the successor with information that will assist the successor in determining
    whether
    (1) the predecessor’s work should be used.
    (2) the company follows the policy of rotating its auditors.
    (3) in the predecessor’s opinion internal control of the company has been satisfactory.
    (4) the engagement should be accepted.
    (4) the engagement should be accepted.
  7. c. A successor would most likely make specific inquiries of the predecessor auditor regarding
    (1) specialized accounting principles of the client’s industry.
    (2) the competency of the client’s internal audit staff.
    (3) the uncertainty inherent in applying sampling procedures.
    (4) disagreements with management as to auditing procedures.
    (4) disagreements with management as to auditing procedures.
  8. a. Analytical procedures used in planning an audit should focus on identifying
    (1) material weaknesses in internal control.
    (2) the predictability of financial data from individual transactions.
    (3) the various assertions that are embodied in the financial statements.
    (4) areas that may represent specific risks relevant to the audit.
    (4) areas that may represent specific risks relevant to the audit.
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  10. c. Which of the following is least likely to be comparable between similar corporations in the same industry line of business?
    (1) Accounts receivable turnover
    (2) Earnings per share
    (3) Gross profit percent
    (4) Return on assets before interest and taxes
    (2) Earnings per share

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