Root cause analysis for internal audit

In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again.

  1. Where did Root cause analysis techniques originate?

  2. Which of the following best describes real root causes?

  3. What are the reasons root cause analysis is growing in importance in internal audit?

  4. Which of these is NOT an RCA technique?

  5. Which of the following are true?

  6. Which of the following is rarely ever a type of root cause?

  7. Which of the following is true about RCA in internal auditing?

  8. What is NOT the purpose of the "just culture" framework?

  9. Which of these are recognised 5 why techniques?:

  10. What are the different types of causes according to root cause analysis approaches?