Certification Exam Prep Questions For Certified Information Systems Auditor


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1

Which process gives auditors the tools needed to perform ongoing monitoring of system operations?

2

Which of the following controls reduce the impact of threats and minimize the impact of problems?

A. Corrective
Correct!
B. Detective
Incorrect.
C. Mitigating
Incorrect.
D. Preventive
Incorrect.
3

Security logs are an example of which class of control?

A. Corrective
Incorrect.
B. None of the above
Incorrect.
C. Preventive
Incorrect.
D. Detective
Correct!
4

When a material failure of internal controls occurs, it’s typically referred to as which of the following?

A. Control risk
Correct!
B. Residual risk
Incorrect.
C. Inherent risk
Incorrect.
D. Detection risk
Incorrect.
5

Which of the following would be the best sampling technique to review an organization’s balance sheet for material transactions?

A. Attribute sampling
Incorrect.
B. Frequency estimating sampling
Incorrect.
C. Stop-and-go sampling
Incorrect.
D. Variable sampling
Correct!
6

Which audit opinion is described as multiple significant deficiencies adding up to a material and pervasive weakness?

A. Adverse
Correct!
B. Unqualified
Incorrect.
C. Disclaimer
Incorrect.
D. Qualified
Incorrect.
7

Which of the following is an example of a standard published by ISACA?

8

Which data classification would most likely apply when pricing products in a commodity business prior to a product launch?

A. Proprietary
Correct!
B. Public
Incorrect.
C. Business confidential
Incorrect.
D. Customer confidential
Incorrect.
9

Which of the following best represents the core concept of quality assurance (QA)?

10

Which of the following is a possible area of disagreement used by stakeholders when they want to challenge audit results?

11

Which type of audit sampling would be best to measure characteristics of the sample population, such as dollar amounts or other units of measurement?

A. Statistical sampling
Incorrect.
B. Nonstatistical sampling
Incorrect.
C. Variable sampling
Correct!
D. Attribute sampling
Incorrect.
12

While different risks must be reasonably controlled, which of the following risks is considered unacceptable?

A. Detection risk
Incorrect.
B. Business risk
Incorrect.
C. Irregularities
Incorrect.
D. Material risk
Correct!
13

Which step of the audit process includes documenting the preliminary results?

A. Evaluation of test results
Incorrect.
B. Audit scope
Incorrect.
C. Data gathering
Incorrect.
D. Communication with management
Correct!
14

Which of the following statements best describes integrated auditing?

15

Which funding method has the advantage of being relatively easy to implement and for accounting to handle?

A. Shared cost
Correct!
B. Chargeback
Incorrect.
C. Sponsor pays
Incorrect.
D. Patron pays
Incorrect.
16

Which of the following methods represents the best assurance that information is entered correctly when auditing a credit card payment system?

17

Which of the following funding strategies is a type of pay-as-you-go system

A. Sponsor pays
Incorrect.
B. Chargeback
Correct!
C. Shared cost
Incorrect.
D. None of the above
Incorrect.
18

In the Three Lines of Defense model, which role provides the risk governance committees and senior management with comprehensive assurance that risk is being appropriately managed across the enterprise?

19

Which compensating control can be performed through observation or inquiry, or they can be done remotely, using software tools and applications?

A. Reconciliation
Incorrect.
B. Supervisor review
Correct!
C. Transaction log
Incorrect.
D. Exception report
Incorrect.
20

Which of the following represents the last general step of a business impact analysis (BIA)?

21

Which of the following recovery strategies in the Business Continuity Planning (BCP) process typically costs the most to implement, but offers the fastest speed of recovery?

A. Cold site
Incorrect.
B. Electronic vaulting
Incorrect.
C. Continuous processing
Correct!
D. Hot site
Incorrect.
22

Which of the following is NOT a maturity level found in a typical CMM model?

A. Initial
Incorrect.
B. Repeatable
Incorrect.
C. Design
Correct!
D. Managed
Incorrect.
23

Which data classification includes information related to the customers of the business, such as tax ID information or health records?

A. Public
Incorrect.
B. Business confidential
Incorrect.
C. Proprietary
Incorrect.
D. Customer confidential
Correct!
24

Which of the following regulations requires security standards for U.S. government systems?

A. FACTA
Incorrect.
B. HIPAA
Incorrect.
C. FISMA
Correct!
D. SOX
Incorrect.
25

Which of the following contract terms allows an onsite audit inspection of a third-party supplier?

A. Right-to-audit
Correct!
B. SLA
Incorrect.
C. SSAE 18
Incorrect.
D. Pricing
Incorrect.
26

Which of the following refers to the U.S. standards on management of health care data?

A. SOX
Incorrect.
B. HIPAA
Correct!
C. FACTA
Incorrect.
D. FISMA
Incorrect.
27

In the following common policy characteristics, the attribute most closely associated with bottom-up policy development is that it

28

Which of the following is NOT one of the specific goals required for an organization to meet best practices for IT governance frameworks?

29

Which of the following is NOT one of the five core governance principles of COBIT 5?

30

Which media-rotation strategy for backup media involves using five sets of tapes, with each set labeled A through E?

A. Grandfather-father-son
Incorrect.
B. Simple
Incorrect.
C. Tower of Hanoi
Correct!
D. None of the above
Incorrect.
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