1. In a properly designed accounts payable system, a voucher is prepared after the invoice, purchase order, requisition, and receiving report are verified. The next step in the system is
a. Cancelation of the supporting documents.
b. Entry of the check amount in the check register.
c. Entering of the voucher into the voucher register.
d. Approval of the voucher for payment.

2. When goods are received, the receiving clerk should match the goods with
a. The purchase order and the requisition form.
b. The vendor invoice and the purchase order.
c. The vendor shipping document and the purchase order.
d. The vendor invoice and the vendor shipping document.

3. Internal control is strengthened when the quantity of merchandise ordered is omitted from the copy of the purchase order sent to the
a. Department that initiated the requisition.
b. Receiving department.
c. Purchasing agent.
d. Accounts payable department.

4. Which of the following control activities is not usually performed in the accounts payable department?
a. Matching the vendor’s invoice with the related receiving report.
b. Approving vouchers for payment by having an authorized employee sign the vouchers.
c. Indicating the asset and expense accounts to be debited.
d. Accounting for unused prenumbered purchase orders and receiving reports.

5. In a properly designed purchasing process, the same employee most likely would match vendors’ invoices with receiving reports and
a. Post the detailed accounts payable records.
b. Recompute the calculations on vendors’ invoices.
c. Reconcile the accounts payroll ledger.
d. Cancel vendors’ invoices after payment.

6. For effective internal control purposes, which of the following individuals should be responsible for mailing signed checks?
a. Receptionist.
b. Treasurer.
c. Accounts payable clerk.
d. Payroll clerk.

7. To determine whether accounts payable are complete, an auditor performs a test to verify that all merchandise received is recorded. The population of documents for this test consists of all
a. Vendor invoices.
b. Purchase orders.
c. Receiving reports.
d. Canceled checks.

8. Which of the following audit procedures is best for identifying unrecorded trade accounts payable?
a. Examination of unusual relationships between monthly accounts payable balances and recorded cash payments.
b. Reconciliation of vendors’ statements to the file of receiving reports to identify items received just prior to the balance sheet date.
c. Investigation of payables recorded just prior to and just subsequent to the balance sheet date to determine whether they are supported by receiving reports.
d. Review of cash disbursements recorded subsequent to the balance sheet date to determine whether the related payables apply to the prior period.

9. Purchase cutoff procedures should be designed to test whether all inventory
a. Purchased and received before the end of the year was paid for.
b. Ordered before the end of the year was received.
c. Purchased and received before the end of the year was recorded.
d. Owned by the entity is in the possession of the entity at the end of the year.

10. Which of the following procedures is least likely to be performed before the balance sheet date?
a. Test of internal control over cash.
b. Confirmation of receivables.
c. Search for unrecorded liabilities.
d. Observation of inventory.

11. When using confirmations to provide evidence about the completeness assertion for accounts payable, the appropriate population most likely would be
a. Vendors with whom the entity has previously done business.
b. Amounts recorded in the accounts payable subsidiary ledger.
c. Payees of checks drawn in the month after year- end.
d. Invoices filed in the entity’s open invoice file.

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