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Question : 134. The following a list of 10 control plans: Control Plans A. Populate input

134. The following is a list of 10 control plans:

Control Plans

A.

Populate input screens with master data

B.

Cumulative sequence check

C.

Turnaround documents

D.

Document/record counts

E.

Document design

F.

Preformatted screens

G.

Compare input data with master data

H.

Hash total

I.

Tickler file

J.

Automated data entry


Required:
Listed below are ten statements describing a control. On the blank line to the left of each number, insert the capital letter from the list above of the name of the control plan that corresponds to the control description. A letter should be used only once.

Answers

CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS

          

1.

Helps to achieve the information systems control goal of input accuracy by ensuring that dates are properly entered as MM/DD/YY.

          

2.

By using a pre-recorded bar code to trigger an event, this control plan ensures effectiveness of operations and improves efficiency by reducing the amount of data that must be input and by improving the speed and productivity of data entry. In addition, this control plan improves input validity, and improves input accuracy.

          

3.

This control plan could help prevent the entry of inconsistent data elements, such as entering a tax code for a customer to whom sales should be nontaxable.

          

4.

When the order entry clerk types in the customer number, the system automatically retrieves the customer's name, address, and other standing data from the customer master data. In this way, resources are used more efficiently.

          

5.

This control plan should prevent a field salesperson from omitting data elements when filling in the sales order form.

          

6.

In entering a batch of remittance advices into the computer, an operator made several errors in keying the customer identification numbers. However, the errors were detected when the total of the customer ID numbers that were input did not agree with the corresponding total calculated from the source documents.

          

7.

This control plan helps to identify duplicate, missing, and out-of-range document numbers by comparing input numbers with a previously stored number range.

          

8.

This batch control total does not help to ensure input accuracy, nor would it detect the fact that one record in a batch was removed and substituted with another.

          

9.

Bar codes on the items to be shipped are scanned to enter and record the shipment data details. This is quicker and more accurate than typing in each item number.

          

10.

The manager of the shipping department periodically reviews a file of open sales orders due to be shipped to ensure that all orders are shipped in a timely manner.

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