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1. Frauds are unintentional misstatements or omissions of accounts or disclosures in financial statements.

T or F

False

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2. The nature of extended procedures for fraud detection is limited to those listed in the Professional Standards and Practices for Certified Fraud Examiners

T or F

False

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3. Fraud consists of knowingly making material misrepresentation of fact, with the intent of inducing someone to believe the falsehood and suffer a loss.

T or F

True

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4. Audit care and attention should be greater where business and inherent risks are judged to be lower

T or F

False

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6. Detection risk occurs when internal control activities fail to detect material misstatements

T or F

False

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5. Control risk should not be assessed so low that auditor's place complete reliance on controls and do not perform any other audit work.

True
False

True

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7. The auditing profession official standard for an acceptable level of overall audit risk is 0.05 at the current level

T or F

False

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8. Audit risk (AR) is a quality criterion based on professional judgement

T or F

True

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9. The audit risk model assumes that elements of audit risk are independent, and therefore multiplicative

T or F

True

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10. Generally, fraudulent financial statements show financial performance and ratios that are better than current industry experience

T or F

True

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11. The demographics of white collar criminals are similar to typical armed bank robbers.

T or F

False

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12. Knowledge and understanding of a client's business is absolutely essential in completing an audit.

T or F

True

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13. Auditing standards require that analytical procedures be applied in planning stages of each audit.

T or F

True

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14. Auditors look for relationships that do not make sense as indicators of problems in the accounts and use such indicators to plan further audit work.

T or F

True

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15. Analytical procedures are considered to be "soft" evidence and therefore considered ineffective.

T or F

False

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16. Audits are designed to always detect material and immaterial fraud in financial statements

T or F

False

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18. Analytical procedures are used in planning stages
A. To test internal control activities.
B. To provide substantive evidence about the account balances in the financial statements.
C. To assess the reasonableness of financial statement amounts and helps direct attention to possible problem areas.
D. To set materiality limits.

C. To assess the reasonableness of financial statement amounts and helps direct attention to possible problem areas.

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20. In the audit risk model, if an audit team wanted to keep audit risk at a low level, but there was high inherent risk and high control risk, then audit procedures would need to be designed so that
A. Detection risk was set at a low level.
B. Detection risk was set at a high level.
C. Inherent risk was set at a high level.
D. Control risk was set at a low level.

A. Detection risk was set at a low level.

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19. The risk that material misstatements have occurred in transactions entering the accounting system is
A. Control risk.
B. Inherent risk.
C. Detection risk.
D. Audit risk.

B. Inherent risk.

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21. Inherent risk is not a characteristic that is determined by
A. Understanding of client's business.
B. Competence of the client’s accounting department staff.
C. Major types of transactions and disclosures.
D. Substantive procedures completed.

D. Substantive procedures completed.

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22. Which of the following risks is entirely controlled by the auditor?
A. Business risk
B. Detection risk
C. Inherent risk
D. Control risk

B. Detection risk

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23. In general, a fraudulent companies will prepare financial statements that are materially misleading in which of the following manners
A. Overstating revenues and assets
B. Showing financial performance that is worse than industry averages.
C. Overstating expenses and liabilities.
D. Understating revenues and assets.

A. Overstating revenues and assets

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24. In the planning stage, analytical procedures are not used to
A. Review the overall quality of the audit process and the evidence gathered.
B. Identify relevant financial statement assertions.
C. Point out accounts that may contain errors and fraud.
D. Identify unusual conditions that deserve more audit effort.

A. Review the overall quality of the audit process and the evidence gathered.

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25. The analytical procedures completed during the planning stages typically would not include a comparison of current year account balances with
A. Other account balances that are being used as substantive analytical procedures.
B. Evaluation of relationships to other current year balances.
C. Anticipated results found in budgets.
D. Balances for one or more comparable periods.

A. Other account balances that are being used as substantive analytical procedures.

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26 A) 1.
Will be dependent in part on the client’s complexity of economic transaction activity.

Inherent risk

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26 B) 2.
The overall probability that audit team will give inappropriate opinion on the financial statements.

Audit risk

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26 C) 3.
Used at the planning, substantive testing, and final stages of the audit.

Analytical procedures

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26 D) 4.
Probability that the client’s internal controls system will fail to prevent or detect a material misstatement.

Control Risk