BUSS 204 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMSa. KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUSS 204 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
FULL TIME/PART TIME
DATE: AUGUST, 2017 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Describe using examples the five common documentation techniques used in accounting
information systems (10 Marks)
b) Discuss the main stages carried out in a data processing cycle (8 Marks)
c) Discuss the functions performed by an accounting information system (12 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Why do so AIS use batch processing? (6 Marks)
b) Discuss the main internal control activities carried out in an organization (12 Marks)
c) Define the term system (2 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Examine the goals of the expenditure cycle (8 Marks)
b) Discuss the phases of an IT audit (9 Marks)
c) Explain the term public key infrastructure and outline its importance (3 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Explain how a REA diagram developed for a transaction cycle (6 Marks)
b) When performing an IS audit, which objectives do auditors need to ascertain when reviewing an
Information system (7 Marks)
c) The revenue cycle’s primary objective is to provide the right product in the right place at the right
time for the right price. Explain how does a company accomplish this objective? (7 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Describe the revenue cycle business activities (8 Marks)
b) Explain the five primary activities of value chain model (5 Marks)
c) Explain how AIS can add value to an organization (4 Marks)
d) Explain any three characteristics of useful information (3 Marks)

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