MCQ of auditing

MCQ of auditing

MCQ of auditing

MCQ of auditing:- In this post, we will help you in MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) Auditing with Solution Chapter wise this post will help you a lot in the examination. This post is for B.com 3rd year Student This post can benefit more students. MCQ of auditing Bcom

Bcom Auditing Notes Question Paper

 

1. Auditing Meaning, Objective and Importance

1, Which country gave recognition to Auditing first in the Companies Act –

(a) America

(b) Britain

(c) India

(d) England ()

 

2, Auditing is derived from the Latin Word –

(a) Audire ()

(b) Auditor

(c) Order

(d) None of these

 

3, When the audit of Company Accounts was made compulsory in India.

(a) 1894

(b) 1914 ()

(c) 1947

(d) 1952

 

4, Which of the following governments in India followed the education of Accountancy first –

(a) Government of Delhi

(b) Government of Bihar

(c) Government of Mumbai ()

(d) None of these

 

5, When the Chartered Accountant Act of India was made:

(a) 1947

(b) 1949 ()

(c) 1956

(d) 1965

 

6, When the audit of Company Accounts was made compulsory in England –

(a) 1802

(b) 1840

(c) 1844 ()

(d) 1850

 

7, When Institute of Chartered Accountant of India established?

(a) 1 July, 1949 ()

(b) 1 July, 1950

(c) 1 July, 1951

(d) 1 July, 1957

 

8, When Double Entry System was invented –

(a) 1444

(b) 1490

(c) 1494 ()

(d) 1949

 

9, The principle of double entry book-keeping system published by –

(a) Lucas Passioli ()

(b) Davar

(c) Wilson

(d) None of these

 

10, Auditing is –

(a) An art

(b) A science

(c) Above both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

11, Who can be an Auditor

(a) Commerce Graduate

(b) Law Graduate

(c) Cost Accountant

(d) Chartered Accountant ()

 

12, The function of an Auditor is –

(a) To examine the arithmetical accuracy of accounts

(b) To detect and prevent the errors

(c) To detect and prevent the frauds

(d) All the above ()

 

13, An auditor is like a ………. dog.

(a) Pet

(b) Watch ()

(c) Blood hand

(d) Thirsty

 

14, “Auditor is a watch dog and not a blood-hound.” decision was given in the case of –

(a) London and General Bank, 1895

(b) Kingston Cotton Mills Company, 1896 ()

(c) Irish Woollen Co. Ltd. vs. Tyson and Others, 1900

(d) None of these.

 

15, Chartered Accountants are –

(a) Amateur auditor

(b) Government auditor

(c) Professional auditor ()

(d) None of these.

 

16, An auditor should be –

(a) Fearless

(b) Honest

(c) Tactful

(d) All of the above ()

 

17, An auditor should have –

(a) Tactfulness

(b) Honesty

(c) Morality

(d) All of the above ()

 

18, An auditor should not be

(a) Tactful

(b) Honest

(c) Suspicious ()

(d) Patient

 

19, Technical knowledge of Auditing is –

(a) Born

(b) Acquired ()

(c) Original

(d) None of these

 

20, High moral character of an auditor is –

(a) Born Qualities ()

(b) Acquired Knowledge

(c) General Qualities

(d) None of these

 

21, ‘Auditing Practice Committee’ is now renamed –

(a) Auditing and Assurance Standards Board ()

(b) Auditing Board

(c) Auditing Practices Standard Board

(d) None of these

 

22, Number of standards issued by Institute of Chartered Accountant of India is –

(a) 20

(b) 25

(c) 35 ()

(d) 40

 

23, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a…….

(a) Autonomous body ()

(b) Co-operative body

(c) Private body

(d) None of these

 

24, Head office of ICAI is situated at –

(a) Mumbai

(b) Chennai

(c) Delhi ()

(d) Kolkatta

 

25, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) was set up in –

(a) 1978

(c) 1967

(b) 1977 ()

(d) 1957

 

26, Auditing Practising Committee (APC) was set-up in –

(a) 1992

(b) 1982 ()

(c) 1972

(d) 1974

 

27, Auditing Practising Committee (APC) was established by

(a) Central Government

(b) ICAI ()

(c) Chartered Accountants

(d) None of these

 

28, Basic principles governing an audit are described in –

(a) AAS-1 ()

(b) AAS-5

(c) AAS-18

(d) AAS-6

 

29, Standard Auditing Practice related by objective and scope of the Audit of Financial Statement is –

(a) AAS-1

(b) AAS-2 ()

(c) AAS-3

(d) AAS-4

 

30, Which of the following Auditing Standard is related with the auditor’s responsibility to consider Fraud and Error in an audit of Financial Statement –

(a) AAS-3

(b) AAS-4 ()

(c) AAS-5

(d) AAS-6

 

31, Fellow members of ICAI can write….. name –

(a) FCS

(b) MBA

(c) FCA ()

(d) None of these

 

32, Auditing is related with –

(a) Accountancy

(b) Economics

(c) Ethics

(d) All above ()

 

33, Auditing can be defined as –

(a) Preparation of books of accounts

(b) An independent examination of books of accounts ()

(c) Preparation of costing records

(d) None of these

 

34, Auditor examines and verifies the –

(a) Costing records and cost statements.

(b) Financial records ()

(c) Correspondence records

(d) Managers records

 

35, Under which Act Audit is compulsory

(a) Partnership Act, 1932

(b) Indian Companies Act, 1956 ()

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of the above

 

36, The principal object of auditing is –

(a) To exhibit a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the undertaking ()

(b) Detection of errors

(c) Prevention of frauds

(d) None of these

 

37, Which of the following is the function of Auditor –

(a) To examine the arithmetical accuracy of accounts

(b) To detect and prevent the errors

(c) To detect and prevent the frauds

(d) All of these ()

 

38, Prevention of fraud is……….. Object of auditing.

(a) Primacy

(b) Subsidiary ()

(c) Social

(d) None of these

 

39, Where Book-keeping ends, there……….

(a) Auditing begins

(b) Accountancy begins ()

(c) Investigation begins

(d) None of these

 

40, Accountancy begins where………..

(a) Book-keeping ends ()

(b) Auditing ends

(c) Investigation ends

(d) All the above

 

41, Auditing beings where……….

(a) Book-keeping ends

(b) Accountancy ends ()

(c) Investigation ends

(d) Vouching ends

 

42, Where Investigation begins, there………

(a) Auditing ends ()

(b) Book-keeping ends

(c) Accountancy ends

(d) None of these

 

43, For every business Accountancy is –

(a) Luxury

(b) Necessity ()

(c) Symbol of Prestige

(d) None of these.

 

44, In an Auditor the knowledge of Book-keeping and Accountancy is –

(a) Acquired Knowledge ()

(b) Born Qualities

(c) Original Qualities

(d) All the above

 

45, For a Retailer, Auditing is –

(a) Necessity

(b Luxury ()

(c) Economies

(d) None of these

 

46, To examine the books of accounts is the ………. object of auditing –

(a) Primary ()

(b) Social

(c) Subsidiary

(d) None of these

 

47, Verification of annual statement is………. object of auditing –

(a) Primary ()

(b) Social

(c) Subsidiary

(d) None of these

 

48, To render suggestions to the manager is ………. object of the auditor –

(a) Primary

(b) Secondary ()

(c) Social

(d) None of these

 

49, Protection from evasion of Tax is………. object of auditing:

(a) Primary

(b) Social ()

(c) Subsidiary

(d) None of these

 

50, Protection of investors is……….. object of auditing –

(a) Social ()

(b) Economic

(c) Primary

(d) Subsidiary

 

51, For Reliance Company Auditing is –

(a) Necessity ()

(b) Luxury

(c) Symbol of Prestige

(d) None of these

 

52, For every business Accountancy is –

(a) Luxury

(b) Necessity ()

(c) Symbol of Prestige

(d) None of these

 

53, For a betel shopkeeper, Auditing is –

(a) Necessity

(b) Luxury ()

(c) Compulsory

(d) None of these

 

54, Generally auditing is not necessary for small sole trading business because –

(a) Legally it is not necessary

(b) Its scope is limited

(c) Its proprietor has full control on it ()

(d) None of these

 

55, Audit of public company is –

(a) Compulsory ()

(b) Luxury

(c) Voluntary

(d) Optional

 

56, Auditing is mandatory for –

(a) Religious trusts

(b) Joint stock companies

(c) Co-operative societies

(d) All of the above ()

 

57, Audit for business of sole trading is -s

(a) Compulsory

(b) Essential

(c) Optional ()

(d) Not any of them

 

58, Audit is compulsory in –

(a) Sole trading concern

(b) Partnership firm

(c) Joint stock companies ()

(d) None of them.

 

59, If a partnership firm makes its audit, it is called –

(a) Statutory

(b) Compulsory audit

(c) Voluntary audit ()

(d) None of these

 

60, Audit of Trust is –

(a) Compulsory ()

(b) Voluntary

(c) Optional

(d) None of these

 

61, Audit of Co-operative Firm is –

(a) Voluntary

(b) Compulsory ()

(c) Optional

(d) None of these

 

62, Audit of Insurance Companies is –

(a) Compulsory ()

(b) Voluntary

(c) Optional

(d) None of these

 

63, The art of writing business transactions in books of accounts is termed as –

(a) Accountancy

(b) Book-keeping ()

(c) Auditing

(d) None of these

 

64, Which of the following is not a function of Book-keeping –

(a) Entry in main journal

(b) Posting in ledger

(c) Making Final Accounts ()

(d) All of these

 

65, Which of the following is not true in case of Book keeping?

(a) Simple training

(b) Mechanised work

(c) Special qualification ()

(d) None of these

 

66, Auditing is an examination of books of accounts

(a) General

(b) Specific

(c) Critical

(d) Both above (b) and (c) ()

67, Subsidiary object of Auditing is –

(a) Detection of Errors

(b) Detection of Frauds

(c) Prevention of Errors and Fraud

(d) All of these ()

 

68, Main types of errors are –

(a) 4

(b) 5 ()

(c) 3

(d) 2

 

69, Main cause of errors is –

(a) Negligence

(b) Ignorance of Accountant

(c) Willingness to pay least taxes

(d) Both above (a) and (b) ()

 

70, Entering capital expenses as revenue expenses in the books of accounts is –

(a) Error of principle ()

(b) Error of omission

(c) Error of commission

(d) Compensatory error

 

71, Errors arise due to ignorance of fundamental principles of accounting is termed as –

(a) Errors of omission

(b) Errors of principle ()

(c) Compensatory errors

(d) Errors of commission

 

72, When there are two or more errors, which exactly counter balance each other, are termed as –

(a) Errors of omission

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Compensatory errors ()

(d) Errors of commission

 

73, When incorrect entries are made in the books of accounts either wholly or partially, the error is –

(a) Errors of omission

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Compensatory errors

(d) Errors of commission ()

 

74, When a transaction is recorded with a wrong amount in the books of accounts, it is termed as-

(a) Errors of omission

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Compensatory errors

(d) Errors of commission ()

 

75, Errors which arise on account of transactions not being recorded in the books of accounts, either wholly or partially are termed as –

(a) Errors of omission ()

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Compensatory errors

(d) Errors of commission books

 

76, Purchase of Rs. 4,100 is entered as Rs. 1,400 in of accounts is a –

(a) Error of commission ()

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensatory error

 

77, Furniture purchased for 50,000 but Purchase Ale debited. The error committed here is –

(a) Compensating error

(b) Clerical error

(c) Error of principle ()

(d) None of these

 

78, Received 800 from Vibhav but credited his account 8,000 is…………

(a) Error of Principle

(b) Clerical Error ()

(c) Compensating Error

(d) None of these

 

79, Ram’s account was excess debited by 500 where Shyam’s account was under debited by 500 is……..

(a) Compensating Error ()

(b) Clerical Error

(c) Error of Principle

(d) None of these

 

80, Goods sold to Shyam of Rs. 600 and entry for sales is made in the sales book but is omitted from the accounts of the Shyam, the error is –

(a) Error of commission

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Error of omission ()

(d) Compensatory error

 

81, The amount of Rs. 232 is entered as Rs. 322 in the bo of original entry, the error is –

(a) Error of commission ()

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensatory error

 

82, The error which affect both the sides of Trial Balan equally termed as –

(a) Error of commission

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensatory error ()

 

83, The error which can be detected by the Trial Balance is –

(a) Error of commission ()

(b) Errors of principle

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensatory error

 

84, Which of the following does not affect the agreement of Trial Balance –

(a) Error of principle

(b) Error of complete omission

(c) Compensating errors

(d) All above ()

 

85, Old machinery sold for Rs. 10,000 but credited to sales account is –

(a) Error of principle ()

(b) Error of commission

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensating error

 

86, Hari’s account was credited by Rs. 900 instead of Rs 90 whereas Ram’s account was over debited by Rs. 810. This is a –

(a) Error of principle

(b) Error of commission

(c) Error of omission

(d) Compensating error ()

 

87, Goods sold to Ram of Rs. 200 but no entry is made in the sales book. This is a –

(a) Error of principle

(b) Error of commission

(c) Error of omission ()

(d) Compensating error

 

88, Which of the following is a type of fraud?

(a) Misappropriation of cash

(b) Manipulation of accounts

(c) Misappropriation of

(d) All of these ()

 

89, Which of the following is a misappropriation of cash?

(a) Cash sales not being fully accounted for

  1. b) Teaming and lading

(c) Omitting the entry of sale of scrap

(d) All of these ()

 

90, Which of the following is a misappropriation of Goods?

(a) Pilfer away goods from stock

(b) Using goods for personal purposes

(c) Use of commercial car for personal purposes

(d) Both above (a) and (b) ()

 

90, Generally manipulation of accounts is done by

(a) Accountant

(b) Clerks

(c) Higher management cadre persons ()

(d) Shareholders

 

91, Allocation of labourers in the construction of personal building engaged in the construction of official building is………….

(a) Embezzlement of property

(b) Embezzlement of labour ()

(c) Embezzlement of facilities

(d) None of these.

 

92, Domestic use of official sopha is –

(a) Embezzlement of Goods

(b) Embezzlement of Labour

(c) Embezzlement of Property ()

(d) None of these.

 

93, Domestic use of official telephone is –

(a) Embezzlement of labour

(b) Embezzlement of property

(c) Embezzlement of facility ()

(d) None of these

 

94, Main object of manipulation in accounts by the owner or management is –

(a) To cover their errors

(b) To cover misappropriation of cash and goods

(c) To show increased/reduced profit in place of actual profit ()

(d) None of above

 

95, Which of the following is the object of investigation?

(a) For purchasing business

(b) For granting loan

(c) Making partner in a

(d) All above ()

 

96, Investigation is initiated by –

(a) Owner of the concern

(b) A person who wants to lend money to that concern

(c) A prospective shareholder

(d) All above ()

 

97, Auditing is done on the basis of –

(a) Entries of accounts

(b) Vouchers

(c) Information and clarifications

(d) All above ()

 

98, Auditing is compulsory for –

(a) Companies

(b) Trusts

(c) Co-operative societies

(d) All of these ()

 

  1. Which one of the following is not an advantage of auditing?

(a) It provides satisfaction for owners

(b) It helps in getting loans

(c) It reduces cost burden ()

(d) It detects errors and frauds

 

  1. In comparison to book-keeping, accountancy is a ……… concept.

(a) Broader ()

(b) Narrower

(c) Equal

(d) None of these

 

  1. Auditing is useful –

(a) To detect fraud and errors

(b) To increase goodwill of the concern

(c) To increase efficiency of workers

(d) All of these ()

 

  1. Basic principles which govern auditing is –

(a) Independence

(b) Secrecy

(c) Skill and competence

(d) All of these ()

 

  1. Auditing safeguards the interests of the –

(a) Owners

(b) Creditors

(c) Investors

(d) All of these ()

 

104, Which of the following is objective of showing of profits more than actual –

(a) To show off their exaggerated efficiency

(b) To convert black money into white

(c) To enhance the prestige and status of the company

(d) All of these ()

 

105, Which of the following is objective of showing profit less than actual –

(a) To deceive the competitors

(b) To evade taxes

(c) To justify the low rate of dividend

(d) All of the above ()

 

106, Which of the following is a tactic of manipulation in accounts –

(a) Showing the liabilities and assets less or more than actual

(b) By not making essential provisions

(c) Not distinguishing between revenue and capital expenses/receipts

(d) All of these ()

 

107, Which of the following is not correct about fraud?

(a) It is backed by intention

(b) It can never be condoned

(c) It can be easily detected ()

(d) In it person is fully aware of his activity

 

108, Which of the following is a limitation of Auditing?

(a) Audit is not a guarantee of cent percent truth

(b) The auditor only expresses his opinion

(c) Auditing is not a conclusive proof of workers’ honesty

(d) All of these ()

 

109, Cost Audit is……… object of Auditing.

(a) Primary

(b) Subsidiary

(c) Specific ()

(d) None of these

 

110, Showing profits more than actual profits is termed as –

(a) Embezzlement of property

(b) Embezzlement of labour

(c) Embezzlement of facilities

(d) Manipulation of accounts ()

 

2. Classification of Audit

 

111, Continuous Audit is carried on –

(a) At the end of the year

(b) At the mid of the year

(c) For the whole year ()

(d) None of these

 

112, Continuous audit is suitable –

(a) For big institutions ()

(b) For small institutions

(c) For general institutions

(d) None of these

 

113, Which of the following audit year?

(a) Final audit

(b) Continuous audit ()

(c) Complete audit

(d) Internal audit

 

114, In which of the following case, continuous audit becomes necessary –

(a) To make intensive check of accounts

(b) When internal check system is not followed organisation in the

(c) When there is need to publish audited accounts at the end of the year

(d) All of these ()

 

115, Which of the following proves helpful in declaration of Interim dividend –

(a) Periodical Audit

(b) Balance Sheet Audit

(c) Continuous Audit ()

(d) All above

 

116, Which of the following is not a advantage of continuous audit –

(a) Early detection of errors and frauds

(b) Intensive checking of books of accounts

(c) Economic ()

(d) All above

 

117, Which of the following is not a disadvantage of continuous audit?

(a) Possibility of alteration in figures

(b) Inconvenience of work

(c) Secret pact with employees

(d) Intensive check of accounts ()

 

118, In which of the following, there is more possibility of secret pact with employees –

(a) Continuous Audit ()

(b) Periodical Audit

(c) Balance Sheet Audit.

(d) Interim Audit

 

119, The effect of auditor on employees by continuous audit –

(a) Increases

(b) Decreases ()

(c) Remain constant

(d) None of the above

 

120, Periodical Audit is carried on –

(a) At the mid of the financial year

(b) At the end of the financial year ()

(c) At any time

(d) None of these

 

121, Final Audit can also be termed as –

(a) Annual Audit

(b) Balance Sheet Audit

(c) Periodical Audit

(d) All of these ()

 

122, Periodical Audit is started –

(a) After preparing final accounts ()

(b) Before preparing final accounts

(c) Simultaneously with final accounts

(d) None of above Sonal

 

123, Which of the following type of audit is suitable for small concerns –

(a) Continuous Audit

(b) Periodical Audit

(e) Balance Sheet Audit

(d) Both above (b) and (c) ()

 

124, Which of the following is suitable form of audit when there exists strong internal check system –

(a) Continuous Audit

(b) Periodical Audit ()

(c) Interim Audit

(d) Partial Audit

 

125, Advantage of periodical audit is –

(a) Helpful in declaration of Interim dividend

(b) Quick preparation of Final accounts

(c) Convenient ()

(d) All above

 

126, In which of the following there is more possibilities in alteration of figures –

(a) Continuous Audit ()

(b) Final Audit

(c) Interim Audit

(d) None of these

 

127, Periodical Audit is an audit in which –

(a) Balance sheet of number of years is audited

(b) Audit is done at the end of the financial year ()

(c) Verification of assets and liabilities is done

(d) None of these

 

128, Balance Sheet Audit is useful when –

(a) The concern is a big one

(b) The concern is a small one ()

(c) Internal check is weak

(d) None of these

 

129, The scope of interim audit falls within the purview –

(a) Partial Audit

(b) Final Audit ()

(c) Practical Audit

(d) None of these

 

130, Interim audit is get done –

(a) At the beginning of the year

(b) At the end of the year

(c) At the middle of the year ()

(d) None of the these

 

131, Management Audit is –

(a) Compulsory

(b) Voluntary ()

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

132, Under balance sheet audit examination is done –

(a) Fixed Assets only

(b) Fixed Liabilities only

(c) All fixed assets and liabilities ()

(d) None of these

 

133, Under Management audit examination is done of the –

(a) Work of the employees

(b) Work of auditor

(c) Work of top authorities ()

(d) None of these.

 

134, The Audit which is opted by a Insurance Company is –

(a) Annual audit ()

(b) Interim audit

(c) Continuous audit

(d) None of these

 

135, What is necessary to measure the efficiency of a manager?

(a) Social audit

(b) Cost audit

(c) Tax audit

(d) Management audit ()

 

136, Management Audit is a valuation of –

(a) Cost Accounts

(b) Financial Accounts.

(c) Management Policies and Working ()

(d) Assets and Liabilities

 

137, Which type of audit is followed by Banking Companies –

(a) Annual Audit ()

(b) Interim Audit

(c) Continuous Audit

(d) Partial Audit

 

138, Continuous Audit is beneficial for –

(a) Banks

(b) Railway

(c) Electric companies

(d) All of these ()

 

139, “The continuous audit is one which of commenced and carried on before the close of the financial year to which it relates”. This is defined by –

(a) S.W. Rowland ()

(b) Spicer and Pegler

(c) Williams

(d) None of these

 

140, Which of the following is advantage of continuous audit –

(a) Early detection of errors and frauds

(b) Quick publication of final accounts

(c) Detailed and intensive check

(d) All of these ()

 

141, Which of the following is a feature of continuous audit –

(a) Highly expensive ()

(b) Uninterrupted work

(c) Test checking

(d) All above

 

142, Audit which is done at the time of admission of a new partner is called –

(a) Casual Audit ()

(b) Standard Audit

(c) Partial Audit

(d) Interim Audit

 

143, If only a part of the accounts of a business are examined, it is termed as –

(a) Casual Audit

(b) Standard Audit

(c) Partial Audit ()

(d) Interim Audit

 

144, Audit is not a guarantee of cent percent truth –

(a) This statement is correct ()

(b) This statement is incorrect

(c) Depends on circumstances

(d) None of these

 

145, Feature of Periodical Audit is –

(a) No fear of alternation of figures

(b) Economical

(c) Time save

(d) All of these ()

 

146, Which of the following type of audit make hurdle in routine works of enterprise –

(a) Continuous Audit ()

(b) Periodical Audit

(c) Interim Audit

(d) Partial Audit

 

147, In which of the following of Audit there remain no scope of alteration in figures –

(a) Continuous Audit

(b) Periodical Audit ()

(c) Interim Audit

(d) Partial Audit

 

148, In which of the following audit publishing of final accounts –

(a) Continuous Audit

(b) Periodical Audit ()

(c) Interim Audit

(d) Partial Audit

 

149, “A continuous audit is one where Auditor Staff is occupied continuously on the accounts the whole year round”, this is defined by –

(a) Spicer and Pegler

(b) Rowland

(c) W.W. Bigg ()

(d) None of these

 

150, “A final or completed audit is that which is commenced after the end of financial year of which it relates”. This is defined by –

(a) W.W. Bigg

(b) Rowland

(c) Lawrance Dicksi ()

(d) Spicer and Peglar

 

151, In which country Balance Sheet Audit means the audit of only Balance Sheet?

(a) In Japan

(b) In China

(c) In America ()

(d) In England

 

152, To sell the business which type of audit is carried on –

(a) Periodical Audit

(b) Continuous Audit

(c) Interim Audit ()

(d) None of these

 

153, Existence of internal audit system does not reduce the desirability of –

(a) Annual Audit ()

(b) Interim Audit

(c) Statutory Audit

(d) Continuous Audit

 

154, Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by –

(a) Central Government

(b) ICAI

(c) President ()

(d) None of these

 

155, To make audit of Government Offices, auditor appointed by –

(a) ICAI

(b) President

(c) Comptroller and Auditor General of India ()

(d) None of these

 

156, Comptroller and Auditor General of India submits its audit report to –

(a) President ()

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Finance Minister

(d) None of these

 

157, Qualification of an Internal Auditor is –

(a) C.A.

(b) C.S.

(c) M.B.A.

(d) No qualification is determined ()

 

3. Audit Process

 

158, “An audit programme is flexibly planned procedure of examination”, this is defined by –

(a) Kohlar

(b) Arthur W. Holmes ()

(c) W.W. Bigg

(d) None of above

 

159, Which is the essential quality of an audit programme –

(a) Division in

(b) Fixing responsibilities

(c) Review

(d) Flexibility ()

 

160, An audit programme must be –

(a) Flexible

(b) Detailed

(c) Clear-cut

(d) All of these ()

 

161, Which of the following is a merit of audit programme?

(a) Division of work according to capability

(b) Fixed responsibilities

(c) Clear-cut instructions

(d) All of these ()

 

162, Which of the following is disadvantage of audit programme?

(a) Mechanised work

(b) Lack of independent decisions

(c) Not reflect inefficiencies

(d) All above ()

 

163, Before the audit of a new institution –

(a) Scope is determined

(b) Nature of the institution is studied

(c) Methods of accounting are studied

(d) All of the above ()

 

164, Audit programme should be –

(A) Written ()

(b) Verbal

(c) Brief

(d) None of these

 

165, An audit programme is chalked out for the following purpose

(a) For incoming and outgoing of auditor

(b) For routine checking

(c) For outlining the whole procedure of audit ()

(d) For inspection of branches of company

 

166, In audit programme, audit work planning is done by –

(a) Accounts staff

(b) Audit staff ()

(c) Board of Directors

(d) Managing director

 

167, Audit programme should –

(a) Rigid

(b) Mechanised

(c) Rigid and mechanized

(d) Elastic ()

 

168, Use of working papers are necessary as it is –

(a) A statutory requirement

(b) Helps to inspect the work of assistants

(c) Essential for the owner of the concern

(d) Beneficial for auditor ()

 

169, Audit note book contains –

(a) Dates of reference

(b) Detail of work done

(c) List of unobtained and incomplete vouchers

(d) All above ()

 

170, The auditor obtains the working papers –

(a) In the course of the audit ()

(b) Before starting audit

(c) After completing audit

(d) None of these

 

171, Audit working papers are the property of –

(a) Owner of the business

(b) Auditor ()

(c) Managers

(d) None of these

 

172, For which of the following purpose, auditor keeps working papers –

(a) To use them as reference

(b) As a proof of his work

(c) For future guidance

(d) All of these ()

 

173, Which of the following case is related with ownership working papers –

(a) Ipswich Mills vs. Dillon, 1927 ()

(b) Kingston Cotton Mills

(c) London and General Bank

(d) Mackson and Robbins

 

174, Which is the advantage of Audit Note Book –

(a) Make auditor free from memorising the facts

(b) Helpful in audit work

(c) Evidence in the court of law

(d) All above ()

 

175, Which of the following work perview in routing checking?

(a) Checking of elementary books

(b) Rectification of errors

(c) Checking of posting

(d) All of these ()

 

176, Main objective of Routine checking is –

(a) To check mathematical accuracy of the entries of elementary books and accounts

(b) To check the follow-up of accounting principles

(c) To find the altered figures

(d) All above ()

 

177, By Routine checking –

(a) Expenses of business increase

(b) Expenses of business decrease

(c) Business expenses remain unaffected ()

(d) None of these

 

178, Routine checking is done by –

(a) Employees of the concern ()

(b) Auditors

(c) Management

(d) All of these

 

179, Test checking means –

(a) Detailed checking of some transactions/items

(b) Checking of each item

(c) Checking of sample transactions/items ()

(d) None of these

 

180, Test checking is beneficial when –

(a) Number of business transactions is less

(b) Internal check system is satisfactory ()

(c) Internal check system is unsatisfactory

(d) None of these

 

181, Test checking is appropriate –

(a) Large business concerns

(b) Huge number of transactions

(c) When internal check system is satisfactory

(d) All above ()

 

182, Test checking……….. the responsibility of auditor –

(a) Increases ()

(b) Decreases

(c) No effect

(d) None of these

 

183, If there arise loss to employer due to adopting test checking, then auditor is………. for loss.

(a) Liable ()

(b) Not liable

(c) Negligence

(d) None of the above

 

184, Test checking refers to –

(a) Testing of accounting records

(b) Testing of honesty of employees

(c) Intensive checking of a selected number of transactions ()

(d) Checking of all transactions recorded

 

185, In a big organisation where number of transactions are numerous, auditor check –

(a) All transactions

(b) Some transaction selected as sample ()

(c) All transactions of some months

(d) Some transactions of each month

 

186, Test checking is done to –

(a) Find out errors

(b) Detect frauds

(c) Save time ()

(d) None of these

 

187, Audit note book is a –

(a) Audit planning

(b) Audit programming

(c) Audit diary to record auditor’s observations ()

(d) Checking of arithmetical accuracy of accounting records

 

188, Routine checking discovers –

(a) Clerical errors and ordinary frauds ()

(b) Planned frauds

(c) Casting, sub-casting and carry forward

(d) None of the above

 

189, Test checking reduces the –

(a) Auditor’s work ()

(b) Auditor’s responsibility

(c) Auditor’s work and

(d) None of these

 

190, Under Intensive checking –

(a) All books of accounts are examined

(b) Specific books of accounts are examined ()

(c) None of these

(d) Both (a) and (b)

 

191, Under over all checking –

(a) All books of accounts are examined

(b) All methods of checking are used ()

(c) None of these

(d) Both (a) and (b)

 

192, Permanent file contains the abstract of –

(a) Regulations related to the organisation of institution

(b) Agreements related to long-term liabilities

(c) Description of the system of internal control

(d) Both above (a) and (c) ()

 

193, Materiality is a –

(a) Relative term ()

(b) Absolute term

(c) Important term

(d) None of these

 

194, Which of the following Auditing Standard is related with Audit Materiality –

(a) AAS-12

(b) AAS-4

(c) AAS-13 ()

(d) AAS-15

 

195, Which of the following is not a part of the process of auditing –

(a) Preparation of Balance Sheet and profit and loss account ()

(b) Examination of vouchers supporting various entries in the books of account

(c) Discussion of officers and staff of the enterprise to certain explanations

(d) Preparation of Audit Report

 

196, Test checking should not be applied to –

(a) Purchase book

(b) Sales book

(c) Stock book

(d) Cash book ()

 

4. Internal Check

 

197, Under the Internal Check System –

(a) Responsibilities of employees are determined

(b) Work of an employees is checked automatically by other employee

(c) Division of work among employees

(d) All above ()

 

198, Internal check is important for –

(a) Smali organisation

(b) Big organisation ()

(c) Small and big both organisations

(d) None of these

 

199, Object of internal check is –

(a) Early detection of frauds

(b) To enchance efficiency of employees

(c) To put moral pressure on employees

(d) All the above ()

 

200, Which of the following is based on the principle of division of work?

(a) Internal control

(b) Internal checking ()

(c) Internal audit

(d) None of these

 

201, The process of distribution of work among employees according to their ability is known as –

(a) Internal audit

(b) Internal control

(c) Internal check ()

(d) None of these

 

202, An internal auditor is –

(a) Outsider person

(b) Insider person ()

(c) Outsider and insider person both

(d) None of these

 

203, The scope of work of Internal Audit is decided by the –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Management ()

(c) Government

(d) Law

 

204, Internal checking is –

(a) Synonymous of Internal Audit

(b)Work of one auditor is checked by other senior auditor

(C) A system where work of one employee is checked automatically by other employee ()

(d) None of these done by

 

205, Internal audit of a business concern is –

(a) Employees of the organisation ()

(b) Registered auditors

(c) Elected persons among members of management

(d) Representative of directors

 

206, Who appoint Internal Auditor?

(a) Management ()

(b) Shareholders

(c) Government

(d) Stock Exchange.

 

207, Who will be responsible for errors in report if external auditor relies on the work of internal auditor –

(a) External Auditor ()

(b) Internal auditor

(c) Management

(d) Shareholders

 

208, Internal check refers to –

(a) Checking of records by the cashier

(b) Checking of accounts by the internal auditor

(c) Checking of work of one person by another automatically ()

(d) Managerial control internally over the subordinates

 

209, The object of internal audit is –

(a) To prevent errors and frauds

(b) To detect errors and frauds

(c) To improve financial control

(d) All of the above ()

 

210, In comparison to the independent auditor, an internal auditor is more likely to be concerned with –

(a) Cost accounting system

(b) Internal control system ()

(c) Legal compliance

(d) Accounting system

 

211, Internal auditing can best be described as –

(a) An accounting function

(b) A line management function

(c) A function which improved the credibility of financial statement ()

(d) An internal control function

 

212, Internal audit proves helpful in –

(a) Preventing errors and frauds ()

(b) Statutory audit

(c) Intensive audit

(d) Internal check

 

213, Internal audit is a –

(a) Part of internal control ()

(b) Broader than internal check

(c) Same as internal control

(d) Does not related with internal control

 

214, Meaning of Internal Audit is –

(a) A system of internal check

(b) Routine checking by Auditor

(c) Audit by management ()

(d) Initial audit by Auditor

 

215, Main object of Internal check is –

(a) Detecting errors and frauds ()

(b) Checking

(c) Verifying

(d) Division of work among employees

 

216, Which of the following is a feature of an efficient Internal Check System?

(a) Clear-cut demarcation of authorities and

(b) Changes in the work of employees

(c) An arrangement of staff duties whereby no one person is allowed to carry thorough and to record every aspect of the transaction

(d) All above ()

 

217, “Internal check may be defined as such arrangement of Book-keeping routine that errors and frauds are likely to be prevented or discovered by the very operation the Book-keeping itself. This is defined by –

(a) Spicer and Pegler

(b) De Paula

(c) Dicksee ()

(d) None of these

 

218, Internal check system makes the auditor’s work –

(a) Easy

(b) Complicated

(c) In short time

(d) Both (a) and (c) ()

 

219, Internal check includes –

(a) Make entries

(b) Verification

(c) Both posting and verification ()

(d) None of above

 

220, Internal check starts –

(a) Simultaneously transactions ()

(b) After preparing accounts

(c) At the end of the year

(d) None of these

 

221, For big concerns internal check system is –

(a) Expensive

(b) Economie ()

(c) Not appropriate

(d) None of these

 

222, Internal audit is done by –

(a) Salaried employees of business concern ()

(b) Outsider person

(c) Chartered accountant

(d) None of these

 

223, “Internal check is a method of organising the entire operation of office, factory, warehouse and the duties of the respective staff so that fraud and irregularities are impossible without collusion.” This is defined by –

(a) De Paula

(b) Joseph Lancaster ()

(c) Dicksee

(d) None of these

 

124, Internal control is a broader term, generally used to encompass both internal check and internal audit”. This is defined by –

(a) H. Stateler ()

(b) Spicer and Pegler

(c) Dicksee

(d) D. Paula

 

125, Which of the following is a broader term?

(a) Internal control ()

(b) Internal check

(c) Internal audit

(d) None of these

 

126, In which of the following detailed checking is done

(a) Internal audit ()

(b) Interim audit

(c) Final audit

(d) All of these

 

227, Internal auditor is responsible for –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Management ()

(c) Government

(d) Creditors

 

228, Internal control includes –

(a) Internal check

(b) Internal audit

(c) Interim audit

(d) Both (a) and (b) ()

 

229, Internal control includes –

(a) Financial control

(b) Non-financial control

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

230, Which of the following is based on the principle of division of labour –

(a) Internal control

(b) Internal checking ()
(c) Internal audit

(d) None of these

 

231, For which of the following Internal check is most suitable –

(a) Big institutions ()

(b) Small institutions

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

232, An Internal Auditor is –

(a) Temporary employee

(b) Permanent employee ()

(c) Daily wager

(d) None of these

 

233, Internal Audit means –

(a) Maintaining accountability of assets

(b) Execution of transaction according to management’s general or specific authorisation

(c) A review of operation and record on continuous basis and is undertaken within the enterprise by separate staff ()

(d) None of these

 

234, Which of the following wage method is suitable for accounting?

(a) Wages register

(b) Wages schedule

(c) Wages card ()

(d) None of these

 

235, Entry of received credit note is made in the –

(a) Sales Return Book

(b) Purchase Return Book ()

(c) Goods Outward Book

(d) None of these

 

5. Vouching

 

236, “Vouching means testing the truth of the items appearing in the books of original entry”. This is defined by –

(a) D. Paula

(b) J.R. Batliboi ()

(c) Arthur Holmes

(d) R.G. Williams

 

237, “Vouching is the examination and authentication of underlying evidence which is in support of the accuracy of a transaction”. This definition is given by –

(a) Arthur Holmes ()

(b) J.R. Batliboi

(c) Arnold A. Irish

(d) None of these

 

238, Vouching is –

(a) Examination of Assets

(b) Verification of Assets

(c) Examination of Entries ()

(d) None of these

 

239, Under vouching checking is done of –

(a) Books of original entry ()

(b) Final books of accounts

(c) Balance sheets

(d) None of the above

 

240, Vouching is related with –

(a) Cash receipts

(b) Cash payments

(c) Credit transactions

(d) All of the above ()

 

241, “Vouching is the essence of Auditing”. This statement of –

(a) Spicer and Peglar

(b) R.B. Bose ()

(c) R.A. Irish

(d) J.R. Batliboi

 

242, “Vouching is a technical term”. This statement is of –

(a) R.A. Irish ()

(b) Lankaster

(c) J.R. Batliboi

(d) De Paula

 

243, Back bone of auditing is said to –

(a) The vouching ()

(b) The valuation

(c) The verification

(d) The internal audit

 

244, Vouching includes –

(a) Routine check ()

(b) Test check

(c) Internal check

(d) All above

 

245, Main object of vouching is –

(a) To prove truthness of transactions

(b) To obtain information regarding the transactions related to business

(c) Authorisation of transactions

(d) All above ()

 

246, Work of vouching is done by –

(a) Junior clerks

(b) Senior clerks ()

(c) Management

(d) None of these

 

247, Routine check and vouching both are –

(a) Synonymous

(b) Complimentary to each other ()

(c) Opposite

(d) None of above

 

248, Vouching is –

(a) Essence of Auditing

(b) Soul of Auditing

(c) Backbone of Auditing

(d) All of these ()

 

249, Which of the following is correct –

(a) Auditing is the backbone of vouching

(b) Vouching is backbone of auditing ()

(c) Vouching is the backbone of accounting

(d) All above

 

250, Vouching implies –

(a) Inspection of receipts

(b) Examination of vouchers to check authenticity of record ()

(c) Surprise checking of accounting records

(d) Examination of various assets

 

251, “A voucher may be defined as any documentary evidence by which the accuracy of book entries may be substantiated”. This is defined by –

(a) Joseph Lankaster ()

(b) R.A. Irish

(c) J.R. Batliboi

(d) Arthur Holmes

 

252, A voucher may be a receipt, an invoice, an agreement, a requisition slip, or in short, any suitable written evidence which confirms a written transaction”. This is defined by –

(a) Joseph Lankaster

(b) R.A. Irish ()

(c) J.R. Batliboi

(d) Arthur Holmes

 

253, Vouchers should be concerned with –

(a) Previous year

(b) Current year

(c) Audit period ()

(d) None of these

 

254, Amount should be written on voucher in –

(a) Words

(b) Digits

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) Secret words

 

255, Voucher is a –

(a) Receipt issued to a customer for cash received

(b) Invoice received from suppliers

(c) Document in support of an entry made in the books of accounts ()

(d) All above

 

256, Voucher related to payment should be signed by –

(a) Manager

(b) Accountant

(c) Responsible and authorised official ()

(d) All above

 

257, Which of the following should be in vouchers –

(a) Date

(b) Amount

(c) Signature

(d) All above ()

 

258, Which of the following is termed as backbone of Auditing?

(a) Vouching ()

(b) Verification

(c) Valuation

(d) Internal Audit

 

259, Which one of the following is true –

(a) Entry can be made without a voucher

(b) Comparing the voucher with entries is not essential

(c) There should be no entry without vouchers and no voucher without entry ()

(d) None of these

 

260, Under vouching checking is done of –

(a) Books of original entry ()

(b) Final books of accounts

(c) Balance sheet

(d) All above

 

261, Examination of vouchers come under the scope of……..

(a) Routine checking

(b) Vouching ()

(c) Auditing

(d) None of these

 

262, Addition of books come under the scope of……….

(a) Routine checking ()

(b) Vouching

(c) Auditing

(d) None of these

 

263, Best option of payment is –

(a) Cash

(b) Cheque ()

(c) Bill

(d) All above

 

264, “Vouching is the backbone of auditing”, this statement is related to the suit –

(a) London and General Bank, 1895

(b) Armitage vs. Brewar and Knott, 1932 ()

(c) Mackson and Robinson Incorporation, Marrie Land,

(d) None of these

 

265, The auditor should compare the Purchase Return Book with the –

(a) Cash Book

(b) Bank Book

(c) Credit Notes sent by Sellers ()

(d) None of these

 

266, The auditor should compare the sales return book with the –

(a) Invoices

(b) Cash Book

(c) Debit Notes sent by Purchaser ()

(d) None of the above

 

267, Various entries such as adjustment, transfer, rectification of errors, opening and closing entries etc. are recorded in –

(a) Cash Book

(b) Purchase Register

(b) Sales Register

(d) Journal Proper ()

 

268, Youching of opening entries should be done from –

(a) Profit and Loss Account

(b) Balance sheet ()

(c) Assets Register

(d) All of above

 

269, A receipt is termed as capital receipt, if –

(a) It is credited to capital A/c

(b) Amount is large

(c) It is related to fixed assets ()

(d) None of these

 

270, A loss is termed as capital loss, if

(a) It is debited to capital A/c

(b) Amount of loss is huge

(c) It is related to fixed assets ()

(d) None of these

 

274, A receipt is a revenue receipts if –

(a) It is related to the routine activity of the business ()

(b) The amount is small

(c) It is received in the accounting year

(d) None of these

 

272, Goods returned by customers should be entered in –

(a) Sales Return Book

(b) Stock Account

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

273, What is the correct sequence of the following assignments –

(1) Internal control

(2) Test check

(3) Internal check

(4) Statutory audit

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(b) 3, 1, 4 and 2

(c) 2, 1, 2 and 4

(d) 4, 3, 2 and 1 ()

 

274, An expenditure is capital expenditure if –

(a) The amount is paid in lump sum

(b) The amount is large

(c) It is related to the benefit of current year

(d) It is related to the benefit of future ()

 

275, An expenditure is a revenue expenditure if –

(a) It is related to the benefit of the current period ()

(b) The amount is small

(c) It is deducted from the gross sale proceed

(d) None of the above

 

276, Vouching related to –

(a) Cash receipts

(b) Cash payments

(c) Credit transactions

(d) All of these ()

 

277, Payment for goods purchased should be vouched the help of –

(a) Cash memos

(b) Creditors statements

(c) Correspondence with the suppliers

(d) Ledger accounts ()

 

278, Weakness in Internal Control System…….. the risk of fraud and errors –

(a) Increases ()

(b) Decreases

(c) Does not effect

(d) None of above

 

6. Verification and Valuation of Assets and Liabilities

 

279, Meaning of verification of assets is –

(a) Valuation of assets

(b) Checking of ownership of assets

(c) Checking of the title, existence and possession of assets

(d) All above ()

 

280, “The verification of Assets implies an enquiry into the value, ownership and title, existence and possession and the presence of any charge on the assets”. This is defined by –

(a) Spicer and Pegler ()

(b) J.R. Batliboi

(c) Luncaster

(d) None of these

 

281, Principle of verification is –

(a) Physical inspection

(b) Principle of review

(c) Confirmation

(d) All of these ()

 

282, Which of the following is not the object of verification –

(a) Checking of ownership of the institution on the assets

(b) Checking of possession, lien and charge on the assets

(c) Fulfilling statute ()

(d) Control over frauds

 

283, Object of verification of assets by an auditor is –

(a) Verifying the existence of assets

(b) Verifying the value on which these are shown in balance sheet

(c) Verifying their ownership

(d) All of above ()

 

  1. Which of the following does not require physical verification?

(a) Stock

(b) Plant

(c) Goodwill ()

(d) Loose Tools

 

285, In verifying liabilities, an auditor see that –

(a) All liabilities are shown clearly in the balance sheet

(b) All liabilities are related with

(c) All liabilities are correct and authorised

(d) All above ()

 

286, “The valuation of assets is an attempt to ensure the equitable distribution of the original outlay over the period of the assets usefulness.” This is defined by –

(a) Lancaster ()

(b) J.R. Batliboi

(c) Spicer and

(d) None of these

 

287, In how many parts generally assets are categorised –

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5 ()

 

288, Which of the following is the object of valuation –

(a) Accurate knowledge of the financial position of the organisation

(b) Knowledge about the value of the assets

(c) Knowledge about the goodwill of the institution

(d) All above ()

 

289, Valuation is –

(a) An element of verification

(b) Essential part and element of verification ()

(c) Alternate of verification

(d) Verification is a part of valuation

 

290, When auditor has any doubt about the valuation of assets, he must disclose this fact –

(a) To secretary

(b) To manager

(c) In his report ()

(d) None of the above

 

291, Auditor is –

(a) A valuer

(b) Not a valuer ()

(c) Expert

(d) None of above

 

292, “An Auditor is not a valuer”. This statement is of –

(a) Joseph Lancaster ()

(b) De Paula

(c) Spicer and Pegler

(d) J.R. Batliboi

 

293, The judgement that ‘an auditor is not a valuer’ in case of –

(a) Mackson and Robins ()

(b) Kingstom Cotton Mills

(c) Union Bank of Allahabad Ltd.

(d) London and General Bank

 

294, Verification and Valuation both are –

(a) the same things

(b) separate things

(c) complementary to each other ()

(d) None of these.

 

295, Valuation is a part of –

(a) Vouching

(b) Verification ()

(c) Internal control

(d) None of these

 

296, Verification is based on –

(a) Physical inspection

(b) Documentary evidence

(c) Above both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

297, Case of London Oil Storage Co. Ltd. vs. Sear Hasluck Co. (1904) is related to –

(a) Verification of Assets ()

(b) Valuation of Assets

(c) Verification of Liabilities

(d) None of these

 

298, Stock should be valued at –

(a) Cost price

(b) Market price

(c) Cost or market price whichever is lower ()

(d) Cost price less depreciation

 

299, Which asset is valued on cost price or market price whichever is less –

(a) Furniture

(b) Building

(c) Machine

(d) Stock ()

 

300, Which reserve is useful to strength the financial position of a business?

(a) Specific reserve

(b) Secret reserve ()

(c) General reserve

(d) Redemption fund

 

301, Wasting assets means –

(a) Which decreases in value

(b) The value of which is decreases due to constant use ()

(c) Market price of which is reduced

(d) None of above

 

302, Which the following is a fixed asset –

(a) Furniture ()

(b) Book Debts

(c) Bills Receivables

(d) Stock

 

303, Current assets remain in business for –

(a) Long period

(b) Temporarily ()

(c) Short period

(d) All above

 

304, Which of the following is current asset?

(a) Stock-in-trade

(b) Book debts

(c) Raw material

(d) All above ()

 

305, Valuation of purchased goodwill is done on the basis of –

(a) Purchase agreement ()

(b) Market price

(c) Directions of management

(d) None of above

 

306, Registration from government for a name or mark of the produced goods is termed as –

(a) Patent

(b) Trademark ()

(c) Copyright

(d) Registration

 

307, Which of the following is wasting asset –

(a) Mines

(b) Quarry

(c) Oil wells

(d) All above ()

 

308, Which of the following is intangible asset –

(a) Goodwill

(b) Patent

(c) License

(d) All above ()

 

309, Which of the following is fictitious asset –

(a) Preliminary expenses

(b) Deferred Revenue

(c) Discount on issue of

(d) All above ()

 

310, Which of the following is an intangible asset?

(a) Patents ()

(b) Prepaid expenses

(c) Preliminary

(d) None of these

 

311, Which of the following is fictitious asset –

(a) Goodwill

(b) Copyright

(c) Preliminary expenses ()

(d) None of these

 

312, Investments in hand should be verified with the help of –

(a) Schedule of investments

(b) Balance sheet

(c) Inspection of securities ()

(d) Certificate from the bank

 

313, Direct confirmation procedure can be applied to –

(a) Debtors only

(b) Creditors only

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of above

 

314, Preliminary expenses include –

(a) Cost of stamp

(b) Legal expenses

(c) Underwriting

(d) Both (a) and (b) ()

 

315, Verification refers to –

(a) Examination of journal and ledger

(b) Examination of vouchers related to

(c) Examination of physical existence and valuation of assets ()

(d) Computation of value of assets

 

316, Which of the following statement is correct –

(a) Valuation is a part of verification ()

(b) Verification is a part of valuation

(c) Valuation is not related with verification

(d) Auditor is a valuer

 

317, Which of the following statement is valuation of assets by an auditor –

(a) Auditor is not a valuer ()

(b) Auditor is a valuer

(c) Computing stock is the work of auditor

(d) None of these

 

318, Floating assets are valued at –

(a) Cost price

(b) Market price

(c) Cost or market price whichever is less ()

(d) Cost less depreciation

 

319, In case of unclaimed wages, the auditor should examine whether –

(a) The amount is deposited in a separate bank account ()

(b) Deposited with the cashier

(c) Held in a safe deposit box

(d) All of these

 

320, Land is valued at –

(a) Cost Price ()

(b) Market Price

(c) Cost or market price whichever is more

(d) None of the above

 

321, Which of the following is an intangible asset –

(a) Trade mark ()

(b) Preliminary

(c) Development expenses

(d) All above

 

322, Work of Valuation done by is –

(a) Secretary

(b) Auditor

(c) Manager ()

(d) Employee

 

323, Which of the following asset is valued at cost –

(a) Furniture

(b) Cash

(c) Stock

(d) Goodwill ()

 

324, “Generally stock is valued at cost price or market price whichever is less”, this statement is given by –

(a) D. Paul ()

(b) Hanry Fayol

(c) Pigou

(d) Hanes

 

325, At which price raw material is valued –

(a) Cost Price ()

(b) Market Price

(c) Purchase Price

(d) All above

 

326, On which side Trade mark is shown in the Balance Sheet –

(a) Asset side ()

(b) Liability side

(c) Foot note

(d) Not Shown

 

327, Which of the following is wasting asset –

(a) Coal mines ()

(b) Furniture

(c) Goodwill

(d) Cash

 

328, Quoted Price is related with –

(a) Stock

(b) Shares ()

(c) Goodwill

(d) None of these

 

329, Highest in Price Out’ method of valuation is used –

(a) When the price of material is increasing

(b) When the price of material is decreasing ()

(c) When the price of material is constant

(d) None of these

 

330, In valuing livestock, auditor should take certificate of –

(a) Management

(b) Specialists ()

(c) Secretary

(d) All above

 

331, Valuation of Livestock should be made by –

(a) Expected age method

(b) Revaluation method ()

(c) Average age method

(d) None of these

 

332, Valuation of loose tools is made on the basis of –

(a) Revaluation ()

(b) Cost price

(c) Market price

(d) None of these

 

333, In the First in First Out Method’, stock is valued at –

(a) At the rate of latest consignment purchased ()

(b) At the rate of earliest consignment purchased

(c) On actual cost

(d) None of above

 

334, In the Last in Fist out Method’ stock is valued at –

(a) At the rate of latest consignment purchased

(b) At the rate of earliest consignment purchased ()

(c) On actual cost

(d) None of above

 

335, In the Balance Sheet contingent liabilities is shown –

(a) Assets side

(b) Liability side

(c) In form of footnote ()

(d) None of above

 

336, Which of the following is contingent liability –

(a) Liability on bills

(b) Liability for guarantee

(e) The liability for calls on partly paid shares in other company

(d) All above ()

 

337, Main cause of over and under valuation of assets and liabilities iss –

(a) Errors of principles

(b) Clerical errors

(c) Fraudulent manipulation of accounts ()

(d) None of the above

 

338, Incorrect valuation of stock affects –

(a) Profit and Loss A/e

(b) Balance Sheet

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

339, In which case decision is that physical verification of stock is the liability of auditor –

(a) Mackson and Robbins ()

(b) Kingston cotton mills

(c) Union Bank Ltd. Allahabad

(d) None of these

 

340, Which of the following is the result of undervaluation of stock –

(a) Decrease in profit

(b) Creation of secret reserve

(c) Decrease in price of shares

(d) All above ()

 

341, In which possibilities of fraud and error are more –

(a) Cash

(b) Stock ()

(c) Debtors

(d) Bills Receivables

 

342, When profit is inflated by making wrong valuation of stock, then profit of succeeding year will –

(a) Decrease ()

(b) Increase

(c) No effect

(d) None of above

 

343, Material includes –

(a) Raw material

(b) Loose Tools

(e) By-product

(d) All above ()

 

344, Average Profit Method is connected with –

(a) The valuation of stock

(b) The valuation of goodwill ()

(c) The valuation of shares

(d) None of these

 

345, Instrinsic value method of valuation is concerned with –

(a) Stock

(b) Fixed Assets

(c) Shares ()

(d) None of these

 

346, Capitalisation method is concerned with –

(a) The valuation of stock

(b) The valuation of goodwill ()

(c) The valuation of shares

(d) None of these

 

347, If average capital of business is Rs. 5,00,000; Average annual income Rs. 80,000 and normal rate of return 10% then amount of goodwill by capitalisation method will be –

(a) Rs. 30,000

(b) Rs. 3,00,000 ()

(c) Rs. 50,000

(d) Rs. 8,00,000

 

348, Method of valuating stock is –

(a) Individual method

(b) Group method

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

7. Depreciation and Reserve

 

349, “Depreciation is gradual and permanent decrease in the value of assets from any use.” This definition is given by –

(a) Carter ()

(b) Spicer and Pegler

(c) R.G. Williams

(d) None of these

 

350, “Depreciation may be defined as the measure of the exhaustion of the effective life of an asset from any cause during given period”. This is defined by –

(a) Carter

(b) Spicer and Pegler ()

(c) R.G. Williams

(d) None of these

 

351, “Depreciation may be defined as a gradual deterioation in the value of the assets due to use.” This is defined by –

(a) Carter

(b) Spicer and Pegler

(c) R.G. Williams ()

(d) None of these

 

352, Which fund is created for the replacement of assets?

(a) Reserve Fund

(b) Depreciation Fund ()

(c) Investment Fund

(d) None of these

 

353, The main cause of depreciation is –

(a) Use of Asset ()

(b) Sale of

(c) Theft of Asset

(d) None of these

 

354, Which is the main base of depreciation?

(a) Life of Asset ()

(b) Value of Asset

(c) Capacity of Asset

(d) None of these

 

355, Which of the following is objective of Depreciatio management?

(a) To ascertain the correct cost of production

(b) To ascertain the accurate profit/loss

(c) Replacement of asset

(d) All above ()

 

356, Depreciation is charged on –

(a) Fixed assets only ()

(b) Current assets only

(c) Both fixed and current assets

(d) None of these

 

357, Provision for depreciation is –

(a) Voluntary

(b) Compulsory ()

(c) Convention

(d) None of these

 

358, Arrangement for depreciation on fixed asset is a –

(a) Statutory requirement ()

(b) Voluntary

(c) Beneficial for business

(d) None of these

 

359, Cause of depreciation is –

(a) Continuous use of Assets

(b) Depletion

(c) Exffluxion of the time

(d) All above ()

 

360, Obsolescence of assets is –

(a) External cause of depreciation ()

(b) Internal cause of

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

361, Continuous use of assets is –

(a) External cause of depreciation

(b) Internal cause of depreciation ()

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

362, Base of depreciation is –

(a) Cost price of asset

(b) Life of asset

(c) Scrap value of assets

(d) All above ()

 

363, Which section of Companies Act is related with?

(a) Section 205

(b) Section 300

(c) Section 350

(d) All above ()

 

364, Depreciation reduced the –

(a) Book value of asset ()

(b) Market value of asset

(c) Replacement value of asset

(d) None of above

 

365, Appropriate method of depreciation for –

(a) Fixed instalment method ()

(b) Written down value method

(c) Annuity method

(d) Sinking fund method

 

366, Appropriate method of depreciation machinery is –

(a) Fixed instalment method

(b) Written down value method ()

(c) Annuity method

(d) Sinking

 

367, Appropriate method of depreciation on assets taken  on lease is –

(a) Fixed instalment method

(b) Written down value method

(c) Annuity method ()

(d) Sinking fund method

 

368, Appropriate method of depreciation for replacement of machinery is –

(a) Fixed instalment method

(b) Written down value method

(c) Annuity method

(d) Sinking fund method ()

 

369, Appropriate method of depreciation for Livestock is –

(a) Insurance policy method

(b) Revaluation method ()

(c) Depletion unit method

(d) Sinking fund method

 

370, Reserve is made for –

(a) General object ()

(b) Specific object

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

371, Sinking fund is made for –

(a) General object

(b) Specific object ()

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

372, If cost price of a machine is Rs. 15,000; Scarp value is of Rs 3,000 and expected life is 4 years, then amount of depreciation will be –

(a) Rs. 3750

(b) Rs. 3,000 ()

(c) Rs. 8,000

(d) None of these

 

373, Which of the following fund is created for equalisation of dividend rate?

(a) Kevenue Reserve ()

(b) Capital Reserve

(c) Sinking Fund

(d) None of these

 

374, Which of the following is the object of creating reserve the company –

(a) To make financial position strong of the company

(b) Increase in working capital

(c) Replacement of assets

(d) Both (a) and (b) ()

 

375, Which of the following is the object provision?

(a) Arrangement of depreciation on fixed assets

(b) Arrangement for known liability

(c) Arrangement for bad debts

(d) All above ()

 

376, Which of the following is created for an unknown?

(a) Reserve ()

(b) Provision

(c) Secret Reserve

(d) All above

 

377, Which of the following can be utilised to distribute dividends among shareholders?

(a) Capital Reserve

(b) Revenue Reserve ()

(c) Provision

(d) None of these

 

378, A reserve which is not apparent on the face of the balance sheet is –

(a) Secret reserve ()

(b) Capital reserve

(c) Revenue reserve

(d) Provision

 

379, Which of the following is the method of creating secret reserve –

(a) Overvaluation of liabilities

(b) Undervaluation of assets

(c) Treating capital expenses as revenue expenses

(d) All above ()

 

380, Which of the following statement is incorrect?

(a) Final accounts will become incorrect due to secret reserve

(b) Market price of shares falls down due to secret reserve

(c) Secret reserve might be used by dishonest directors for improper purposes

(d) Due to secret reserve, financial position of a company becomes weak ()

 

381, Capital profits can be utilised –

(a) To issue bonus shares

(b) To writing off preliminary expenses

(c) In distributing dividends

(d) Both above (a) and (b) ()

 

382, According to Companies Act, creating secret reserve is –

(a) Compulsory

(b) Voluntary

(c) Prohibited ()

(d) None of these

 

383, Which company can make secret reserve

(a) Banking company

(b) Insurance company

(e) Finance company

(d) All above ()

 

384, Window dressing implies –

(a) Curtailment of expenses

(b) Checking wastages

(c) Undervaluation of assets

(d) Overvaluation of assets ()

 

385, “Secret reserves are also referred as hidden reserve or inner reserve”. This is defined by –

(a) R.G. Williams ()

(b) De Paula

(c) Spicer and Peglar list

(d) None of these

 

386, A secret reserve is a reserve that is not disclosed in the Balance Sheet so that the Financial position is, in fac better than appears from the balance sheet.” This is defined by –

(a) R.G. Williams

(b) De Paula

(c) Spicer and Peglar ()

(d) None of these

 

8. Company Audit

 

  1. Before commencing the audit work, a company auditor should –

(a) Examine the validity of appointment

(b) Examine the statutory documents

(c) Study the previous year’s report

(d) All the above ()

 

  1. Which of the following is called the charter of the company?

(a) Memorandum of Association ()

(b) Articles of Association

(c) Prospectus

(d) None of these

 

  1. For alteration in Memorandum of Association whose approval is necessary –

(a) Court ()

(b) Central Government

(c) State Government

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 13 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Memorandum of Association ()

(b) Articles of Association

(c) Prospectus

(d) None of these

 

  1. Table ‘A’ is the substitute of –

(a) Memorandum of Association

(b) Articles of Association ()

(c) Prospectus

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 26 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Memorandum of Association

(b) Articles of Association ()

(c) Prospectus

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 55 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Memorandum of Association

(b) Articles of Association

(c) Prospectus ()

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 69 of Companies Act, is associated with –

(a) Prospectus

(b) Minute Book

(c) Minimum Subscription ()

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 78(2) of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Issue of shares at premium ()

(b) Issue of shares at discount

(c) Issue of shares at

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 79 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Issue of shares at premium

(b) Issue of shares at discount ()

(c) Issue of shares at par

(d) None of these

 

  1. Section 100 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Reduction in Share Capital ()

(b) Reserve Capital

(c) Share Certificate

(d) Share Warrants

 

  1. Section 113 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Reduction in Share Capital

(b) Reserve Capital

(c) Share Certificate ()

(d) Share Warrants

 

  1. Section 114-115 of Companies Act, 1956 are associated with –

(a) Reduction in Share Capital

(b) Reserve Capital

(c) Share Certificate Section 80 of Companies

(d) Share Warrants ()

 

  1. Act is associated with –

(a) Issue and Redemption of Preference Shares ()

(b) Payment of Interest out of capital

(c) Debentures

(d) None of above

 

  1. Section 208 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Issue and Redemption of Preference Shares

(b) Payment of Interest out of capital ()

(c) Debentures

(d) None of above

 

  1. Section 139 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Minute Book ()

(b) Profit prior to incorporation

(c) Preliminary expenses

(d) Statutory report

 

  1. Section 165 of Companies Act, 1956 is associated with –

(a) Minute Book

(b) Profit prior to incorporation

(c) Preliminary expenses

(d) Statutory report ()

 

  1. In Public Companies at least what should be the minimum number of directors –

(a) 2

(b) 3 ()

(c) 4

(d) 5

 

  1. In private companies at least what should be the minimum number of directors –

(a) 2 ()

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

 

  1. For what period a managing director can be appointed –

(a) 2 years

(b) 3 years

(c) 4 years

(d) 5 years ()

 

9. Appointment, Remuneration, Rights and Duties of an Auditor

 

  1. Under which section a company auditor is appointed –

(a) 224 ()

(b) 228

(c) 233

(d) 251

 

  1. First auditor of a company is appointed by –

(a) Government

(b) Board of Directors ()

(c) Shareholders

(d) Company Secretary

 

  1. By whom the special audit of a company is get done –

(a) Directors of the company

(b) Shareholders

(c) Central Government ()

(d) Creditors

 

  1. Government may order for special audit under –

(a) Section 227

(b) Section 233A ()

(c) Section 233B

(d) Section 224

 

411, In annual general meeting, the auditor is appointed by –

(a) Board of directors

(b) Creditors

(c) Shareholders ()

(d) Central Government

 

412, Under which section of the Act, the branch auditor is appointed –

(a) Section 224

(b) Section 225

(c) Section 228 ()

(d) Section 231

 

413, An auditor of a company is appointed for a period of –

(a) One year ()

(b) Two years

(c) Three year

(d) Five years

 

414, The company shall intimate to the auditor appointed stating that he has been appointed as auditor of the company within –

(a) 30 days

(b) 20 days

(c) 14 days

(d) 7 days ()

 

415, The auditor shall inform the Registrar of the company in writing about his acceptance of appointment within –

(a) 7 days

(b) 14 days

(c) 20 days

(d) 30 days ()

 

416, Which section of the Companies Act state the qualifications and disqualifications of company –

(a) Section 226 ()

(b) Section 225

(c) Section 224

(d) None of these

 

417, Which of the following is not eligible to become an auditor of a company –

(a) A body corporate

(b) An officer or employee of the company

(c) A person who is indebted to the company for an amount exceeding Rs. 1,000

(d) All above ()

 

418, Before commencing audit work of a company, the auditor should see –

(a) Legality of appointment

(b) Nature of business

(c) Statutory document

(d) All above ()

 

419, Tenure of appointment of an auditor is –

(a) Five years

(b) For indefinite period

(c) From the conclusion of one annual general meeting to the factual conclusion of the next annual general meeting ()

(d) None of these

 

420, Generally who is appointed as an auditor in the annual general meeting of a company –

(a) Retiring auditor ()

(b) New auditor

(c) A body corporate

(d) Officer of a company

 

421, Auditors in Government companies are appointed by –

(a) Government

(b) Comptroller and Auditor General of India ()

(c) President

(d) Prime Minister

 

422, Before commencing the audit work, a company auditor should –

(a) Examine the appointment

(b) Examine the statutory records

(c) Study the previous

(d) All the above ()

 

423, In how many companies an auditor can work having less than 25 lac as share capital –

(a) 20 ()

(b) 10

(c) 15

(d) 30

 

424, In how many companies an auditor can work having 25 lac or more as share capital,

(a) 20

(b) 10 ()

(c) 15

(d) 30

 

425, To remove an auditor before the expiry of his term, the necessary thing is –

(a) Prior permission of State Government

(b) Prior permission of Central Government

(c) Passing resolution in the General Meeting

(d) Both (b) and (c) above ()

 

426, Under which section of the Companies Act the remuneration of the auditor has been discussed –

(a) 224

(b) 224 ()

(c) 225

(d) 226

 

427, The remuneration of an auditor is fixed by –

(a) Central Government

(b) Board of Directors

(c) General Meeting

(d) Appointing authority ()

 

428, In which form an auditor gets his remuneration –

(a) Salary

(b) Fees ()

(c) Fixed percentage of profit

(d) None of these

 

429, Which of the following is a disqualification for auditor?

(a) An officer of the company ()

(b) Relative of the director of the company

(c) Receiving remuneration for his services

(d) Have a lien on books of accounts

 

430, A chartered accountant is not disqualified as an auditor of a company if he is a –

(a) Employee of that company

(b) Managing director of that company

(c) Have 6% shareholding of that company

(d) Indebted to the company for an amount of Rs. 1,000 ()

 

431, If auditor is not appointed by the Company in its general meeting then –

(a) Audit will not take place in that year

(b) Retiring auditor automatically will continue his work

(c) Director will appoint the director

(d) Central Government will appoint the director ()

 

432, First auditor hold his office for –

(a) One year

(b) Any period until the appointment of new auditor is

(c) Until the conclusion of the first annual general meeting ()

(d) None of above

 

433, Central Government may appoint special auditor when –

(a) Sound business principles are not followed by a company

(b) Possibility of danger to the business by the management of the company

(c) Solvency position of company is suspectable

(d) All above ()

 

484, Which of the following may be appointed as a statutory auditor –

(a) A partner of company’s employee

(b) An employee of a company’s director

(c) A partner of the director of that company

(d) Non-related person with that company ()

 

435, By whom Internal Auditor can be removed from his post?

(a) Management ()

(b) Statutory Auditor

(c) Shareholders

(d) Debentureholders

 

436, Vacancy arises due to resignation of an auditor can be filled by –

(a) Board of Directors

(b) Shareholders in General Meeting ()

(c) Central Government

(d) Managing Director

 

437, In partnership business, the appointment of auditor’s made –

(a) On the basis of agreement ()

(b) On the basis of statutory provisions

(c) Under Partnership Act

(d) None of these

 

438, If an auditor is not appointed or reappointed in the annual general meeting then vacancy is filled by –

(a) Board of directors of the company

(b) Central Government ()

(c) Managing Director

(d) President of the company

 

439, Company auditor is –

(a) A statutory consultant

(b) An agent

(c) An employee

(d) A professional specialist ()

 

440, An auditor has a right to –

(a) Access the books, accounts and vouchers of the company

(b) Receive notices and information regarding the general meeting

(c) Access the branch books

(d) All above ()

 

441, An auditor has a right to obtain information and explanations from the –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Auditors of the company

(c) Officers of the company ()

(d) Employees

 

442, Which section of the Company Act describes the duties of auditor –

(a) Section 227(1a) ()

(b) Section 228

(c) Section 226(4)

(d) Section 226(3)

 

443, In which of the following case decision is given that an auditor should work with diligently, carefully and tactfully –

(a) Kingston Cotton Mills Ltd. 1869 ()

(b) London Oil Storage Co. Vs. Sheer Husluck and Co.

(c) C.I. Bill Fire Insurance Co. Ltd.

(d) None of above

 

444, It is the duty of company auditor that he should give his report to –

(a) Directors of the company

(b) Central Government

(c) Shareholders of the company ()

(d) Debentureholders

 

445, In which case it was held that ‘Auditor is not an insurer, he can not give guarantee of accuracy of balance sheet”?

(a) London and General Bank Case, 1895 ()

(b) The Kingston Cotton Mills Co. Ltd. 1896

(c) Armitage vs. Brivar and Knott Case

(d) None of these

 

446, Duties and rights of an internal auditor is determined by –

(a) Company Act

(b) Management of Company ()

(c) Comptroller and Auditor General of India

(d) Shareholders

 

447, The company auditor has a right to be –

(a) Indemnified ()

(b) Consulted

(c) Re-appointed

(d) None of these

 

448, Joint Audit implies –

(a) Audit of two concerns together

(b) Audit of joint stock companies

(c) Audit by two firms of Chartered Accountant ()

(d) None of these

 

449, Special audit is necessary for –

(a) Inefficient concern ()

(b) Trading concern

(c) Manufacturing concern

(d) Processing concern

 

450, Where clause of Companies Act are violated, the auditor should give his report to –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Managing director

(c) Board of directors ()

(d) Central government

 

451, It is the duty of auditor –

(a) To give report regarding his work

(b) To give information of the correctness of the profit and loss A/c and Balance sheet

(c) To use the Audit Report of Branches

(d) All above ()

 

452, An Auditor should see –

(a) Arithmetical accuracy

(b) Fraud irregularities

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of above

 

453, An auditor should have……. on company employees.

(a) Belief ()

(b) Disbelief

(c)  Suspicion

(d) None of above

 

454, An Auditor can –

(a) Give guarantee of truthness

(b) Not give guarantee of truthness ()

(c) Give fraudulent report

(d) None of above

 

455, An auditor should do his work with –

(a) Honestly

(b) Tactfully and censessly

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) Suspicion

 

456, A company auditor can attend General Meeting of a company as a matter of –

(a) Right

(b) Duty

(c) Both (a) and (b)’

(d) He can not attend general meeting ()

 

457, In which case it was held that an auditor should verify the existence of securities –

(a) City Equitable Fire Insurance Co. 1925 ()

(b) London and General Bank Ltd. 1885

(c) Kingston Cotton Mills Ltd. 1896

(d) None of these

 

10. Liabilities of Auditor

 

458, Civil liability of an Auditor includes –

(a) Liability for negligence

(b) Liability for misfeasance

(c) Liability under Companies Act

(d) All above ()

 

459, When the auditor do not perform his work under his duty, it is termed as –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance ()

(c) Crime

(d) None of above

 

460, When an auditor do not perform his duty with reasonable care and prudently, it is termed as –

(a) Negligence ()

(b) Misfeasance

(c) Crime Tmeany

(d) None of above

 

461, In which condition auditor is held liable when negligence of duty is proved –

(a) When there is a resultant loss to the employer ()

(b) When there arise no loss due to negligence

(c) In the above both cases

(d) No responsibility

 

462, Mere negligence of duty, unless there is a resultant loss, the auditor will be –

(a) Responsible for negligence

(b) Not responsible for negligence ()

(c) Responsible for compensation

(d) None of above

 

463, Auditor is held responsible for compensation if it is proved that –

(a) There is negligence in work

(b) There arise loss to employer due to negligence

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of above

 

464, Damage will be recovered from auditor for misfeasance only in case when it is proved –

(a) It was the duty of the auditor for his client his

(b) Auditor has not performed his

(c) Client has suffered loss due to non-performance of duty

  1. d) All above ()

 

465, In which case auditor is held responsible for negligence for distributing dividend out of capital –

(a) Irish Woollen Co. vs. Tison and others ()

(b) London Oil Storage Ltd. vs. Sear Husluck and Co.

(c) Armitage vs. Brewer Knot

(d) None of above

 

466, In which case auditor was held liable for negligence for not verifying the cash in hand –

(a) Irish Woollen Co. vs. Tison and others

(b) London Oil Storage Ltd. vs. Sear Husluck and Co. ()

(c) Armitage vs. Brewer Knot

(d) None of above

 

467, In which case auditor was held liable for negligence checking the wage sheet –

(a) Irish Woollen Co. vs. Tison and others

(b) London Oil Storage Ltd. vs. Sear Husluck and Co.

(c) Armitage vs. Brewer Knot ()

(d) None of above

 

468, When an error takes place on believing the certificates of responsible officers, then auditor –

(a) Will be held liable for negligence

(b) Will not be held liable for negligence ()

(c) Will not be held liable for misfeasance

(d) None of above

 

469, Not to disclosed true financial position of the company to the shareholders is termed as –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance ()

(c) Criminal offense

(d) All above

 

470, When auditor not disclosed the misuse of funds by management, it is termed as –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance ()

(c) Criminal offense

(d) All above

 

471, When an auditor wilfully makes a false statement in report, it is termed as –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance

(c) Criminal offence ()

(d) All above

 

472, If an auditor has misapplied money of the company, he may be held liable for –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance

(c) Criminal liability ()

(d) Contractual liability

 

473, If an auditor is found guilty of falsification of a company books, he will incur –

(a) Criminal liability ()

(b) Civil liability

(c) Contractual liability

(d) None of above

 

474, An auditor of a company is held responsible for which type of liability when he does not co-operate the appointing officer by the Central Government u/s 240 for the investigation –

(a) Civil

(b) Criminal ()

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) None of above

 

475, An auditor may be penalised by an imprisonment falsification in accounts for a maximum period of –

(a) 7 years ()

(b) 6 years

(c) 3 years

(d) 5 years

 

476, The liability of an auditor can be –

(a) Only civil

(b) Only criminal

(c) Either civil or criminal ()

(d) None of these

 

477, Not to detect errors and fraud is –

(a) Criminal liability

(b) Liability of breach of duty

(c) Above (a) and (b) both

(d) None of these ()

 

478, When an auditor is punishable by Penalty Imprisonment or both, such liability is called –

(a) Liability for negligence

(b) Liability for misfeasance

(c) Liability for simple error

(d) Criminal liability ()

 

479, Not to perform the work carefully and efficiently is –

(a) Liability for negligence ()

(b) Liability for misfeasance

(c) Criminal liability

(d) None of these

 

480, Taking the bribe during the audit course is –

(a) Criminal liability ()

(b) Liability for misfeasance

(c) Liability for negligence

(d) None of these

 

481, Destruction of vouchers by Auditor is

(a) Liability for misfeasance

(b) Liability for negligence

(c) Criminal liability ()

(d) None of these

 

482, To present doubtful report knowingly is –

(a) Criminal liability ()

(b) Liability for negligence

(c) Liability of misfeasance

(d) None of these

 

483, Disclosure of secret information by auditor is –

(a) Liability for negligence

(b) Criminal liability ()

(c) Liability for misfeasance

(d) None of these

 

484, If third party suffered any loss due to negligence auditor then he will be –

(a) Responsible for third party

(b) Not responsible for third party ()

(c) Responsible for compensation

(d) None of above

 

485, Liability of a honorary auditor is –

(a) Limited

(b) Unlimited

(c) As the liabilities of a general auditor ()

(d) None of these

 

486, The liabilities for assistants negligence is –

(a) Auditor’s liability ()

(b) Assistant’s liability

(c) Employer’s liability

(d) All above

 

487, Auditor is held liable for third party in case of –

(a) Negligence

(b) Misfeasance

(c) Fraud ()

(d) Mis-statement

 

488, When company auditor is held liable for civil liability –

(a) For negligence ()

(b) Mis-statement in prospectus

(c) For singing knowingly on false certificate

(d) Only (a) and (b)

 

489, Indian Penal Code (IPC) provides for punishment false certificate under section –

(a) 219

(b) 279

(c) 197 ()

(d) 185

 

490, The liability of a company auditor is determined by –

(a) Company Act

(b) Court decisions

(c) Chartered Accountant Act

(d) All of the above ()

 

11. Divisible Profit and Dividend

 

491, Divisible profit means –

(a) Total profit

(b) Profit before depreciation and reserve

(c) Profit after making arrangement for depreciation and reserve ()

(d) All above

 

492, Which of the following should be considered while determining divisible profit –

(a) Accounting principles

(b) Statutory provision

(c) Memorandum of Association and Articles

(d) All above ()

 

493, Which section of Companies Act is related with divisible profits –

(a) Section 205(1) ()

(b) Section 225

(c) Section 226(2)

(d) Section 228

 

494, According to which section of Companies Act, dividend can be distributed after making provision for depreciation –

(a) Section 205(2) ()

(b) Section 144

(c) Section 228

(d) Section 226

 

495, Maximum amount that can be transferred to Reserve after making provision for depreciation is –

(a) 20%

(b) 10% ()

(c) 5%

(d) 15%

 

496, Dividend can be paid in –

(a) Cash

(b) Fully paid bonus shares

(c) In the form of payment of outstanding amount on shares

(d) All above ()

 

497, Dividend can never be paid out of the –

(a) Capital ()

(b) Capital profits

(c) Revenue profit

(d) Accumulated profits

 

498, A company has earned profits and declared dividends, but does not want to pay dividends due to shortage of cash, an auditor you should suggest, if asked that –

(a) Dividend should be paid

(b) Dividend need to be paid

(c) Dividend must be paid within 30 days of declaration of dividends ()

(d) Dividend must be paid within 60 days of declaration of dividend

 

499, Within how many days dividend must be paid after its declaration –

(a) 30 ()

(b) 40

(c) 42

(d) 15

 

500, What is the duration of punishment for an accused authority when dividend is not paid within the prescribed time prescribed time –

(a) 30 days

(b) 6 months

(c) 3 year ()

(d) 1 year

 

501, Which of the following table should be followed regarding dividend –

(a) Table B

(b) Table (A) ()

(c) Table C

(d) None of above

 

502, Profit arises due to non-trading activities are termed as –

(a) Revenue Profit

(b) Capital Profit ()

(c) Interim Profit

(d) None of above

 

503, Profit arise due to trading activities are termed as –

(a) Revenue Profit ()

(b) Capital Profit

(c) Interim Profit

(d) None of above

 

504, Premium received issue of shares and debentures is

(a) Revenue Profit

(b) Capital Profit ()

(c) Interim Profit

(d) None of above

 

505, Profit on sale of fixed assets is –

(a) Revenue Profit

(b) Capital Profit ()

(c) Interim Profit

(d) None of above

 

506, Capital profits can be utilised in –

(a) Issue of bonus shares

(b) Distributing dividends

(c) Writing of capital losses

(d). Both (a) and (c) ()

 

507, Profit prior to incorporation is treated as –

(a) Revenue Profit

(b) Capital Profit ()

(c) Interim Profit

(d) None of above

 

508, Which of the following can not be distributed as dividend –

(a) Premium received on issue of shares

(b) Profit on forfeiture of shares

(c) Profit prior to incorporation

(d) All above ()

 

509, After re-issuing of forfeited shares, balance amount of forfeited A/c is transferred in –

(a) Capital Reserve Account ()

(b) General Reserve

(c) Dividend Equalisation Fund

(d) None of the above

 

510, Distribution of dividend by undisclosing the liabilities is termed as

(a) Distribution of dividend out of

(b) Distribution of dividend out of capital ()

(c) Distribution of dividend according to articles

(d) None of above

 

511, In which condition dividend assumed to be distributed out of capital –

(a) Distribution of dividend out of the amount of sale of fixed assets

(b) Distribution of dividend treating revenue expenses as capital expenses

(c) Distribution of dividend without writing off losses

(d) All above ()

 

512, Interest is paid on unpaid amount of dividend –

(a) 8%

(b) 12%

(c) 18% ()

(d) 24%

 

513, Dividend is given to –

(a) All shareholders

(b) Registered shareholders ()

(c) Only old shareholders

(d) None of these

 

514, Dividend –

(a) Can be paid out of capital

(b) Can never be paid out of capital ()

(c) Should always be paid out of capital

(d) None of the above.

 

515, The general rule is that no company can pay –

(a) Equity dividend

(b) Preference dividend

(c) Interest on capital ()

(d) Both (a) and (b)

 

516, Dividend cannot be paid out of –

(a) Capital profit

(b) Capital receipts ()

(c) Revenue profits

(d) None of the above.

 

517, Interim dividend is declared by –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Auditors

(c) Company secretary

(d) Directors ()

 

12. Audit Report

 

518, Auditor report is a statement in which –

(a) Examine the books of accounts

(b) Examine the final accounts an auditor

(c) Examine the other enclosed documents

(d) After examining all above present his report ()

 

519, Audit report is presented to –

(a) Secretary ()

(b) Managers

(c) Registrar

(d) Shareholders

 

520, How many types of auditing reports are there?

(a) 2  ()

(b) 31

(c) 4

(d) 5

 

521, According to which section of Company Act, an auditor should submit his report?

(a) 219

(b) 221

(c) 223

(d) 227(2)  ()

 

522, Under which section, contents of the Audit Report been provided –

(a) 227(2)

(b) 228

(c) 229

(d) 227(3) ()

 

523, A company auditor is required to sign his audit report under section –

(a) 229 ()

(b) 228

(c) 230

(d) None of these

 

524, A clean Auditor’s report is one in which auditor

(a) Describe some errors

(b) Describe only frauds

(c) Describe errors and frauds

(d) Does not describe any error, fraud and irregularity ()

 

525, A report bearing qualification is known as –

(a) Qualified report ()

(b) Unqualified report

(c) Clean report

(d) None of these

 

526, Benefit to shareholders from audit report is –

(a) Information about employee’s honesty

(b) Information about safety of their capital

(c) Helps in taxation

(d) Information about the efficiency of directors and financial position of the company ()

 

527, Audit report provides information to directors about –

(a) Creditors

(b) Employee’s honesty ()

(c) Helps in taxation

(d) None of above

 

528, Audit report provides information to investor about –

(a) Employee’s honesty

(b) Taxation

(c) Dividend, safety of investment and continuity ()

(d) Efficiency of directors

 

529, An auditor gives qualified report when –

(a) There is mistake of employees

(b) Directors work autocratically

(c) Employees do not indulge in fraud

(d) Accounts are not kept properly ()

 

530, An auditor gives clean report when –

(a) Accounts are kept properly ()

(b) Employees are honest

(c) Employees do not make error willfully

(d) Employees provide accurate information to the auditor

 

531, Which type of report is given by an auditor when accounts of the company give a true and fair view of the company –

(a) Unqualified Report ()

(b) Qualified Report

(c) Interim Report

(d) Final Report

 

532, In which case an auditor gives qualified report –

(a) When accounting principles are not appropriately adopted

(b) In case of inadequate depreciation on fixed assets

(c) When proper books of accounts are not kept

(d) All above ()

 

533, An audit report will be –

(a) Precise

(b) Specific

(c) Avoiding vague statements

(d) All above ()

 

534, Which of the following part of statutory report is certified by company auditor?

(a) Contract presented for the acceptance of meeting

(b) The extent to which underwriting contract is not fulfilled

(c) Commission given to any director on shares

(d) Number of allotted shares, amount received on them and summary of receipts and payment ()

 

535, When auditor does not have any reservation, objection regarding the information under audit then he issues an –

(a) Qualified opinion

(b) Adverse opinion

(c) Unqualified opinion ()

(d) Negative opinion

 

536, Due to lack of audit evidence auditor issues a –

(a) Qualified opinion ()

(b) Adverse opinion

(c) Unqualified opinion

(d) Negative opinion

 

537, The Statutory Auditor of a his report to Government company submits –

(a) The Board of Directors of the company

(b) The C & AG ()

(c) The legislature

(d) The company secretary

 

538, In his report, the company auditor states –

(a) Correct state of affairs

(b) True state of affairs

(c) True and fair state of affairs ()

(d) Fair state of affairs

 

539, Companies (Auditors Report) order came into from –

(a) 1st July, 2003 ()

(b) 1st January, 1975

(c) 1st July, 1975

(d) 1st January, 1956

 

13. Investigation

 

540, Investigation is get done –

(a) For specific object ()

(b) For general object

(c) Above both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

541, The investigation is conducted –

(a) at the end of a year

(b) throughout the year

(c) as per need ()

(d) None of these

 

542, The qualification of an investigator is –

(a) C.A.

(b) R.A.

(c) Commerce Graduate

(d) Not prescribed ()

 

543, To investigate the affairs of a company under Section 238, an investigator may be –

(a) an individual ()

(b) association

(c) company

(d) None of these

 

544, The accounts of a company are investigated on demand of members of a company under section –

(a) 235

(b) 236 ()

(c) 237

(d) None of these

 

545, Investigation report is –

(a) Brief

(b) Detailed ()

(c) Above both (a) and (b)

(d) None of these

 

546, Investigation begins –

(a) When accounting ends

(b) When auditing ends ()

(c) When book-keeping ends

(d) None of above

 

547, Investigation is –

(a) Compulsory

(b) Voluntary ()

(c) Statutory

(d) None of these

 

548, Investigation is get done by –

(a) The proprietor of the firm

(b) Outside parties

(c) Both (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

649, In investigation checking are done of –

(a) One year accounts

(b) Two years accounts

(c) May cover several years ()

(d) None of these

 

550, The term investigation implies an examination of the accounts of a business for some special purpose”, this is defined by –

(a) Spicer and Pegler ()

(b) Lacaster

(c) Dicksee

(d) None of these

 

551, Investigation is –

(a) An intensive examination behind the books and depth of transactions ()

(b) Verification of the accuracy of the figures of balance sheet

(c) Normal checking of accounts

(d) None of these

 

552, Investigation is a –

(a) Test checking of books of account

(b) Intensive and thorough examination accounts ()

(c) Examination of the accounts

(d) All above

 

553, Investigation looks for –

(a) Substantive evidences

(b) Conclusive

(c) Prima facie evidences

(d) All above ()

 

554, Investigation into the affairs of a company not having share capital may be directed by the central government on the application of –

(a) 200 members ()

(b) 100 members

(c) Not less than 1/5 of the members

(d) None of these

 

555, Investigation into the affairs of a company not having share capital may be directed by the Central Government on the application of –

(a) 200 members

(b) 100 members

(c) Not less than 1/5 of the members ()

(d) None of these

 

556, Investigation proves helpful in –

(a) Purchasing a business

(b) Admission of a new partner

(c) Detection of fraud

(d) All above ()

 

14. Special Audit

 

557, Under which Act, Banking Companies An India –

(a) Banking Regulation Act, 1949 ()

(b) Banking Regulation Act, 1969

(c) Banking Companies Act, 1970

(d) None of above

 

558, Which section of the Banking Regulation Act is related with audit of annual accounts –

(a) Section 25

(b) Section 30 ()

(c) Section 27

(d) None of these

 

559, In banking companies –

(a) Intensive audit is taken place

(b) Auditor examine each transaction in detail

(c) Auditor mínutely check the assets and liabilities shown in balance sheet ()

(d) None of these

 

560, For aided educational institutions, audit is –

(a) Compulsory ()

(b) Necessary

(c) Statutory

(d) None of these

 

561, Non-trading institutions prepare –

(a) Trading Account

(b) Profit and Loss Account

(c) P/L Appropriation Account

(d) Income and Expenditure Account ()

 

562, According to which of the following Act, final accounts of Insurance Companies are prepared?

(a) Insurance Companies Act, 1938

(b) Companies Act, 1956

(c) Both above (a) and (b) ()

(d) None of these

 

563, Accounts of Insurance Companies are prepared according to which sections of Insurance Companies Act, 1938 –

(a) Section 10-29 ()

(b) Section

(c) Section 30

(d) None of above

 

564, Minimum percentage of provision for a Insurance Company is –

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40% ()

(d) 10%

 

565, Cost Audit is started in –

(a) 1913

(b) 1935 ()

(c) 1949

(d) 1965

 

566, Cost audit is helpful for an institution in –

(a) Price determination

(b) Cost control

(c) Cost control

(d) All above ()

 

567, Cost Audit is compulsory in –

(a) Retail business

(b) Manufacturing concern ()

(c) Mines

(d) None of these

 

568, The cost auditor shall submit his report to –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Central Government ()

(c) Board of Directors

(d) Any of the above

 

569, Cost audit is beneficial for –

(a) Business organisation

(b) Labourers

(c) Government

(d) All above ()

 

570, Qualification of cost auditor is –

(a) Chartered Accountant

(b) Cost and Works Accountant ()

(c) Commerce Graduate

(d) All above

 

571, Cost auditor is appointed by –

(a) General meeting

(b) Board of directors

(c) Permission of Central Government

(d) Both (a) and (c) above ()

 

572, Main object of Cost Audit is –

(a) Checking of accuracy of total cost and per unit cost of production ()

(b) Determining total cost

(c) Determining tender price

(d) All above

 

573, Cost Audit report is to be furnished –

(a) Within 90 days of the end of the relevant year

(b) Within 180 days of the end of the relevant financial year ()

(c) Within 30 days of the date on which the relevant records are made

(d) At least 21 days before the date of annual general meeting of the company

 

574, Tax audit is compulsory under section –

(a) 44 AA

(b) 44 AB ()

(c) 44 AC

(d) 44 AD

 

575, Management audit is a –

(a) New Concept ()

(b) Traditional concept

(c) Medival Period Concept

(d) None of above

 

576, Where management audit is first used?

(a) Japan

(b) America ()

(c) India

(d) None of these

 

577, Qualification of Management Auditor is –

(a) Chartered Accountant

(b) Commerce Graduate

(c) No Prescribed Qualification ()

(d) M.B.A.

 

578, Objective of Management audit is –

(a) Make management more efficient

(b) Detecting shortcomings of management operation

(c) Making cordial relations with employees

(d) All above ()

 

579, Under management audit, which of the following is examined –

(a) Work of employees

(b) Work of auditor

(c) Work of top authorities ()

(d) None of these

 

580, For manufacturing concerns, cost audit is –

(a) Voluntary

(b) Compulsory ()

(c) Statutory

(d) None of these

 

581, Cost auditor furnish his report to –

(a) Shareholders

(b) Central Government ()

(c) Board of Directors

(d) Any of above

 

582, Management audit is get done by –

(a) Statutory auditor

(b) Government auditor

(c) Cost auditor

(d) None of these ()

 

583, Which of the following section of Companies Act related with cost audit –

(a) Section 233(B) ()

(b) Section 100

(c) Section 150

(d) None of these

 

584, Management Audit is –

(a) Compulsory

(b) Voluntary ()

(c) Statutory

(d) None of these

 

585, What is essential for measuring efficiency of management?

(a) Social Audit

(b) Cost Audit

(c) Tax Audit

(d) Management Audit ()

 

586, In management audit, evaluation is being done of the –

(a) Cost accounts

(b) Financial accounts

(c) Managerial functions and policies ()

(d) Assets and liabilities

 

 

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