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CIMA Exam CIMAPRA17-BA4-1 Topic 1 Question 85 Discussion

Actual exam question for CIMA's CIMAPRA17-BA4-1 exam
Question #: 85
Topic #: 1
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A distinguishing mark of the accountancy profession is its acceptance of the responsibility to act in the public interest Therefore:

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Suggested Answer: B

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Brittani
6 days ago
I think D is the correct answer, as sometimes it may be necessary to break laws in order to uphold the greater public interest.
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Jaclyn
12 days ago
I'm leaning towards B, because reporting frauds found in audits is crucial for protecting the public interest.
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Giovanna
19 days ago
I disagree, I believe the answer is A. Following the ethical policies of your employer will always serve the public interest.
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Lenora
29 days ago
I think the answer is C, because accountants have a duty to the public, not just their individual clients.
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Paola
1 months ago
Yes, they should, but their ultimate responsibility is to the public interest.
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Sherron
1 months ago
But what about option A? Shouldn't accountants follow their employer's ethical policies?
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Miesha
1 months ago
I agree, accountants have a responsibility beyond just their client.
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Paola
1 months ago
I think option C is correct.
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