Sapa Conference - Day 4/5 - Writing Impactful Audit Reports

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Writing Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In writing reports, what is a bad impact?
    1. Focused more on the writer than the reader
    2. Fails to consider the readers’ needs
    3. Focused more on meeting the needs of management
    4. Over complicated with ambiguous and big words
    5. Clear
    • A. 

      III and V

    • B. 

      I, II and IV

    • C. 

      I, IV and V

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What are the components of a detailed finding?
    • A. 

      Condition, Heading, Risk and recommendation

    • B. 

      Condition, Heading, Cause, Criterion, Risk, Recommendation and Management response

    • C. 

      Heading, Condition, Criterion, Recommendation

    • D. 

      Condition, risk, Recommendation

  • 3. 
    When writing the “Cause”, we need to consider:
    • A. 

      The symptoms of the issue

    • B. 

      Who is to blame for the issue?

    • C. 

      The root of the problem

    • D. 

      What will happen if the problem persists?

  • 4. 
    When writing the “Risk”, what should we avoid?
    • A. 

      A.Non compliance

    • B. 

      B.Lack of internal controls

    • C. 

      C.What will happen if the problem persists?

    • D. 

      D. Both a and b

  • 5. 
    When writing risks, what should be in the auditor’s mind?
    1. So what?
    2. How do we quantify the impact?
    3. What is the worst case scenario?
    4. Non compliance with internal controls
    5. What will happen if the problem continues?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I, II and IV

    • C. 

      I, II, III and IV

    • D. 

      IV only

  • 6. 
    What are some writing pitfalls to avoid?
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Clarity

    • C. 

      Simplicity

    • D. 

      Ambiguity

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