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  1. a. Which of the following best describes the reason why an independent auditor reports on financial statements?
    (1) A misappropriation of assets may exist, and it is more likely to be detected by independent auditors.
    (2) Different interests may exist between the company preparing the statements and the persons using the statements.
    (3) A misstatement of account balances may exist and is generally corrected as the result of the independent auditor’s work.
    (4) Poorly designed internal controls may be in existence.
    (2) Different interests may exist between the company preparing the statements and the persons using the statements.
  2. b. Because of the risk of material misstatement, an audit should be planned and performed with an attitude of
    (1) objective judgment.
    (2) independent integrity.
    (3) professional skepticism.
    (4) impartial conservatism.
    (2) independent integrity.
  3. c. The major reason an independent auditor gathers audit evidence is to
    (1) form an opinion on the financial statements.
    (2) detect fraud.
    (3) evaluate management.
    (4) assess control risk.
    (1) form an opinion on the financial statements.
  4. a. An independent auditor has the responsibility to design the audit to provide reasonable assurance of detecting errors and fraud that might
    have a material effect on the financial statements. Which of the following, if material, is a fraud as defined in auditing standards?
    (1) Misappropriation of an asset or groups of assets.
    (2) Clerical mistakes in the accounting data underlying the financial statements.
    (3) Mistakes in the application of accounting principles.
    (4) Misinterpretation of facts that existed when the financial statements were prepared.
    (1) Misappropriation of an asset or groups of assets.
  5. c. Which of the following statements describes why a properly designed and executed audit may not detect a material misstatement in the
    financial statements resulting from fraud?
    (1) Audit procedures that are effective for detecting unintentional misstatements may be ineffective for an intentional misstatement that is
    concealed through collusion.
    (2) An audit is designed to provide reasonable assurance of detecting material errors, but there is no similar responsibility concerning fraud.
    (3) The factors considered in assessing control risk indicated an increased risk of intentional misstatements, but only a low risk of unintentional
    misstatements.
    (4) The auditor did not consider factors influencing audit risk for account balances that have effects pervasive to the financial statements taken
    as a whole.
    • (1) Audit procedures that are effective for detecting unintentional misstatements may be ineffective for an intentional misstatement that is
    • concealed through collusion.
  6. a. An auditor reviews aged accounts receivable to assess likelihood of collection to support management’s assertion about account balances
    of
    (1) existence.
    (2) completeness.
    (3) valuation and allocation.
    (4) rights and obligations.
    (3) valuation and allocation.
  7. b. An auditor will most likely review an entity’s periodic accounting for the numerical sequence of shipping documents to ensure all documents
    are included to support management’s assertion about classes of transactions of
    (1) occurrence.
    (2) completeness.
    (3) accuracy.
    (4) classification.
    (3) accuracy.
  8. c. In the audit of accounts payable, an auditor’s procedures will most likely focus primarily on management’s assertion about account balances
    of
    (1) existence.
    (2) completeness.
    (3) valuation and allocation.
    (4) classification and understandability.
    (3) valuation and allocation.

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