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  • 1. 
    A corporation has a distinct disadvantage, what is it ?
    • A. 

      Double Taxation

    • B. 

      Continuity of Existence

    • C. 

      Limited Liability

    • D. 

      Ease of Ownership

  • 2. 
    A sole proprietorship has a distinct disadvantage it is?
    • A. 

      Limited life

    • B. 

      Ease of starting

    • C. 

      Low cost

    • D. 

      Freedom to manage

  • 3. 
    The major problem in Mausoleum operation is?
    • A. 

      Phorid Fly and Megaselia Scalaris infestation

    • B. 

      Geographic Location

    • C. 

      Availability of Land

    • D. 

      Long term management of facility

  • 4. 
    In WW1 large numbers of fallen soldiers were able to be identified and returned to there loved ones, a problem in the Civil War (Almost 42% of Soldiers were unidentified and not able to be returned to their loved ones), what changed? 
    • A. 

      The Development of "DOG TAGS"

    • B. 

      DNA Sample's

    • C. 

      Fingerprinting

    • D. 

      Embalming in the Field

  • 5. 
    A disadvantage to "Direct Selection Room Procedures" is?
    • A. 

      No Privacy for the family

    • B. 

      Some families prefer the assistance of the Funeral Director

    • C. 

      Questions can be answered with the product display at hand

    • D. 

      Written information displayed could be misinterpreted or ignored

  • 6. 
    A strip of metal, plastic or cloth that is attached to the inside of the panel, covering the area at which point the roll (cove) is anchored is the?
    • A. 

      Throw (Overlay, Overthrow)

    • B. 

      Apron (Overlay Skirt)

    • C. 

      Fold (Gimp)

    • D. 

      Extendover

  • 7. 
    Another name for "Select Hardwoods" , a casket construction using many different types of wood is?
    • A. 

      Salix

    • B. 

      Premium Hardwood

    • C. 

      Softwood

    • D. 

      Deciduous

  • 8. 
    Historically Cremation was seen more popular in these two areas?
    • A. 

      Longer Driveway's and More Diplomas on the wall

    • B. 

      Men under 55

    • C. 

      Women under 30

    • D. 

      Church Going Customers

  • 9. 
    In a 2005 Survey, the Werthlin Group found the 5 major reasons why people choose cremation, the least statistical reason was what?
    • A. 

      The Preference of the deceased

    • B. 

      COST

    • C. 

      Saves Land

    • D. 

      Simpler

    • E. 

      Body Not in the Earth

  • 10. 
    Which Payment option , that used to be the norm, has become the least common method of payment for Funeral Services?
    • A. 

      Credit Card

    • B. 

      Financial Institution Loan

    • C. 

      Immediate Payment

    • D. 

      Insurance Assignment

    • E. 

      Estate Settlement

  • 11. 
    Kolberg's stage in which Moral reasoning is based on reward and punishment?
    • A. 

      Conventional stage

    • B. 

      Pre-Conventional stage

    • C. 

      Pre-Moral stage

    • D. 

      Post-Conventional stage

  • 12. 
    Another name for the income statement is the?
    • A. 

      Trial Balance

    • B. 

      Work sheet

    • C. 

      Statement of financial condition

    • D. 

      Profit and Loss statement

    • E. 

      Balance sheet

  • 13. 
    A mourner enters into a funeral contract after going to the bar and having a 5th of Jameson Irish Wiskey , he is pulled over by the police after leaving the Funeral Home and his Alcohol level is above  the legal limit and he is arrested. The Contract Is disputed in court at a latter date, was the contract void or is it voidable?
    • A. 

      Voidable, Because he was aware potentially of the consequences of the contract

    • B. 

      Void because he was intoxicated and did not know what he was doing

    • C. 

      Voidable, because he was potentially unaware of his actions and there consequences

    • D. 

      Void, because any intoxicant , makes the contract Null and VOID

  • 14. 
    A contract made with which of these individuals would be void?
    • A. 

      Intoxicated individual

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Individual declared "insane" by a court

    • D. 

      A contract involving fraud in the inducement or material misrepresentation

  • 15. 
    Of the following, who can under normal circumstances, have the "primary" right of disposition ?
    • A. 

      Children of Legal age

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Brothers and Sisters

    • D. 

      Grandparents

    • E. 

      Employer

    • F. 

      Divorced Spouse

  • 16. 
    Mutual Mistakes make a contract void, but Singular mistakes such as not obtaining/keeping mandatory auto insurance on a leased vehicle would make the contract?
    • A. 

      Contract is Valid

    • B. 

      Contract is Void

    • C. 

      Contract is Voidable

    • D. 

      Contract is not Valid

  • 17. 
    Johnson's Funeral Home received the Wedding ring of Mr. Jones from Kanter Funeral Home, Johnson's is now considered the?_________________of the personal property.
    • A. 

      Bailor

    • B. 

      Bailee

    • C. 

      Consignor

    • D. 

      Custodian

  • 18. 
    The Income Statement is ?
    • A. 

      A Statement of Earnings, Expenses for a period of time

    • B. 

      A Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Owners Equity at a specific date

    • C. 

      Book of accounts

    • D. 

      Book of original entry

  • 19. 
    A Funeral Home is a?
    • A. 

      Nuisance per se

    • B. 

      Nuisance in fact

  • 20. 
    A personal check is non-negotiable?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Jewish term for the 30 day mourning period is?
    • A. 

      Yarhzeit

    • B. 

      Shiva

    • C. 

      Sholoshim

    • D. 

      Libera

  • 22. 
    Wood that has been  shredded into thin shavings an used as padding material is?
    • A. 

      Excelsior (Wood Wool)

    • B. 

      Sissle

    • C. 

      Crepe

    • D. 

      Hemp

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not a hard wood used in casket construction?
    • A. 

      Maple

    • B. 

      Birch

    • C. 

      Cherry

    • D. 

      Redwood

  • 24. 
    Which of the following V.A. Benefits has no time limit to file for?
    • A. 

      Flag

    • B. 

      Burial benefit

    • C. 

      Plot interment allowance

    • D. 

      Marker

    • E. 

      Headstone

  • 25. 
    In preparing the deceased for visual identification which of the following tasks is included?
    • A. 

      Aspirating

    • B. 

      Setting features

    • C. 

      Arterial embalming

    • D. 

      Extensive reconstruction

  • 26. 
    A general term designating a place suitable for the reception of a dead human body is a/an?
    • A. 

      Tomb

    • B. 

      Alcove

    • C. 

      Abyss

    • D. 

      Crevice

  • 27. 
    A speech about the character of a deceased person at the funeral service is known as a/an?
    • A. 

      Homily

    • B. 

      Sermon

    • C. 

      Eulogy

    • D. 

      Obituary

    • E. 

      Elegy

  • 28. 
    At the conclusion of a Greek Orthodox Funeral Service, the congregation will pass by the casket and?
    • A. 

      Shake hands with the Priest

    • B. 

      Place a single flower on the casket

    • C. 

      Kiss the Icon

    • D. 

      Place Rosary Beads on the casket

  • 29. 
    A mournful poem or song of lamentation for the dead is a/an?
    • A. 

      Eulogy

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Creed

    • D. 

      Elegy

    • E. 

      Hymn

    • F. 

      Ballad

  • 30. 
    Which of the following disclosures are required on the General Price List (GPL) by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Funeral Rule?
    • A. 

      A reference to State Laws

    • B. 

      Casket Handling fee

    • C. 

      General Facilities fee

    • D. 

      Right of Selection

  • 31. 
    The indirect method of approach for casket selection requires?
    • A. 

      The Funeral Director's permission

    • B. 

      Adequate Pre-Counseling

    • C. 

      Proper lighting

    • D. 

      No written Information

  • 32. 
    In ordering inventory, the funeral home manager knows that the quantity to be purchased which minimizes total costs is the?
    • A. 

      Inventory turnover

    • B. 

      Cash discount

    • C. 

      Quantity discount

    • D. 

      Economic order quantity

  • 33. 
    If a consumer does not want to accept or look at the General price list (GPL)
    • A. 

      You must inform them that they are required to accept a copy

    • B. 

      The customer must sign a waiver

    • C. 

      The customer must sign an affidavit of refusal

    • D. 

      You do not have to do anything else

  • 34. 
    The advantage of the declining price structure is
    • A. 

      It is easier to use for the business

    • B. 

      It provides quality for the customer

    • C. 

      It makes a lower cost product available

    • D. 

      CVI improves with high priced caskets

  • 35. 
    The best lighting option for the selection room is?
    • A. 

      Direct incandescent lighting

    • B. 

      Indirect incandescent lighting

    • C. 

      Direct fluorescent lighting

    • D. 

      Indirect fluorescent lighting

  • 36. 
    Most experts recommend that a funeral home spend what percentage of it's yearly gross income on advertising?
    • A. 

      1-2 %

    • B. 

      2-5 %

    • C. 

      10-12 %

    • D. 

      6-9 %

  • 37. 
    If a pre-need sale takes place out side the funeral home, the customer may cancel the contract within?
    • A. 

      30 day's

    • B. 

      15 day's

    • C. 

      5 day's

    • D. 

      3 day's

  • 38. 
    False statements made in writing for the purpose of injuring the reputation of another constitute?
    • A. 

      Breech of contract

    • B. 

      Implicit trespass

    • C. 

      Libel

    • D. 

      Slander

  • 39. 
    Which of the following terms desribes a sale in which the buyer, so long as the buyer is not in default, has a right to possession before payment in full is made?
    • A. 

      Bill of lading

    • B. 

      Bill of exchange

    • C. 

      Conditional sale

    • D. 

      Billing contract

  • 40. 
    Personal property permanently attached to land is know as a?
    • A. 

      Quitclaim

    • B. 

      Premium

    • C. 

      Novation

    • D. 

      Fixture

  • 41. 
    A contract to keep an offer open for a specific period of time supported by consideration is called a/an?
    • A. 

      Tentitive offer

    • B. 

      Unilateral offer

    • C. 

      Bailment

    • D. 

      Option

  • 42. 
    The person appointed by a count to oversee an estate is the?
    • A. 

      Heir

    • B. 

      Executor

    • C. 

      Attorney

    • D. 

      Administrator

    • E. 

      Guardian

  • 43. 
    An intentional statement of false facts upon which an injured party relied in a decision to enter into a contract, to their detriment is?
    • A. 

      A Tort

    • B. 

      Fraud

    • C. 

      Option

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 44. 
    The documents required for cremation include the authorization for cremation , the cremation permit, and the?
    • A. 

      Burial-Transit Permit

    • B. 

      Form SSA-721

    • C. 

      Form DD 214

    • D. 

      Death Certificate

  • 45. 
    The differance between a burial vault and a grave liner is?
    • A. 

      Both offer protection from the earth's load

    • B. 

      Grave Liners Seal

    • C. 

      Grave Liners are made of Steel

    • D. 

      Burial Vaults Seal

  • 46. 
    Prior to cremation , consent for removing this item must be obtained?
    • A. 

      Tracheostomy tube

    • B. 

      Hearing aid

    • C. 

      Colostomy bag

    • D. 

      Pacemaker

  • 47. 
    The person responsible to confirm that the pacemaker has been removed from the deceased prior to cremation is the?
    • A. 

      Funeral Director

    • B. 

      Crematory Operator

    • C. 

      Attending Physician

    • D. 

      Medical Examiner

  • 48. 
    Which of the following people have the right to authorise the cremation for Mary?
    • A. 

      Mary's Eldest Nephew

    • B. 

      Mary's Mother

    • C. 

      Mary's Adult Children

    • D. 

      Mary's Sister

  • 49. 
    If a family supplies an Urn, purchaced from a diffrent location, the Funeral Director can legallay?
    • A. 

      Refuse the use of the Urn

    • B. 

      Charge a handling fee

    • C. 

      Only use a temporary Urn

    • D. 

      Use the Urn provided by the family

  • 50. 
    Personal effects (Valuables : such as Rings ) and clothing of the deceased are best accounted for by using a/an?
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      Price list

    • C. 

      Personal Effects/ Valuables form

    • D. 

      Arrangement conferance form

  • 51. 
    The Funeral Rite satisfies all of the following needs of the survivors, EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Stress

    • B. 

      Closure

    • C. 

      Emotional

    • D. 

      Psychological

  • 52. 
    Suicide Resulting from a hopeless situation is?
    • A. 

      Anomic

    • B. 

      Altruistic

    • C. 

      Fatalistic

    • D. 

      Egotistic

  • 53. 
    Blame directed inward is the definition of?
    • A. 

      Guilt

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Shame

    • D. 

      Depresssion

  • 54. 
    Blame directed outward is the definition of?
    • A. 

      Guilt

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Shame

    • D. 

      Depresssion

  • 55. 
    Ther process of incorporating a loss into one's life is know as?
    • A. 

      Grief

    • B. 

      Mourning

    • C. 

      Abstraction

    • D. 

      Bereavement

  • 56. 
    "Affect" is synonymous with?
    • A. 

      Attachments

    • B. 

      Catharsis

    • C. 

      Emotion

    • D. 

      Denial

  • 57. 
    The event of a loss is?
    • A. 

      Grief

    • B. 

      Mourning

    • C. 

      Bereavement

    • D. 

      Grief Syndrome

  • 58. 
    The decedent's social security number is required to be entered on a/an?
    • A. 

      Burial-Transit Permit

    • B. 

      Death Certificate

    • C. 

      Christian Burial Permit

    • D. 

      Embalming Report Form

  • 59. 
    Johnson's Funeral Home serves a family and provides both services and merchandise. The State requires Funeral Homes to pay 4% SALES Tax on Merchandise. Prices are as Follows:Services: $2,000.00Casket: $2,250.00Vault: $1,600.00Total: $5,850.00How Much Sales Tax does Johnson's Funeral Home pay the State?
    • A. 

      $69.00

    • B. 

      $250.00

    • C. 

      $154.00

    • D. 

      $175.00

  • 60. 
    A Dead human body:
    • A. 

      May be held as security

    • B. 

      May be insured

    • C. 

      Is not property in a real sense

    • D. 

      Is subject to replevin

  • 61. 
    The Next of Kin who delivers the personal property of the deceased to the Funeral Director is?
    • A. 

      The Bailee

    • B. 

      The Legatee

    • C. 

      The Executor

    • D. 

      The Bailor

  • 62. 
    In a Cortege, Drivers who are under the control of the Funeral Director are legally referred to as?
    • A. 

      Contract Drivers

    • B. 

      Agent Drivers

    • C. 

      Livery Drivers

    • D. 

      Sub Contractors

  • 63. 
    A good business technique in Funeral arrangements is to?
    • A. 

      Use of Credit Cards

    • B. 

      Pre-Sell

    • C. 

      Keep your Promises to the Family

    • D. 

      Have a Written Contract

  • 64. 
    The currently acceptable volume of any cremated remains container designed to hold the remains of a single adult, permanently or temporarily is about?
    • A. 

      200 Cubic Inches

    • B. 

      500 Cubic Inches

    • C. 

      50 Cubic Inches

    • D. 

      25 Cubic Inches

  • 65. 
    When embalming has been preformed with out prior permission to do so, because the funeral provider has been unable to contact the authorized person for permission, but the funeral provider has no reason to believe the family does not want embalming, the funeral director may charge for embalming?
    • A. 

      In services with "Calling hours" and an "Open Casket"

    • B. 

      In Direct Burial options

    • C. 

      When a "Memorial Service" is chosen

    • D. 

      When cremation is chosen

  • 66. 
    Which of the following items that are required to be on the GPL (General Price List) are NOT required to be present on the Casket and Outer Burial Container Price List?
    • A. 

      Descriptive Captions

    • B. 

      The Name of the Funeral Home

    • C. 

      Address and Telephone Number of the Funeral Home

    • D. 

      Effective Date of the Statement

    • E. 

      Prices of the Merchandise

  • 67. 
    Which of the following lists required by the FTC/ Funeral Rule has a purpose of:1: Requiring itemization so consumers can purchase only those goods and services desired.2: Informing consumers of legal and practical requirements.3: Providing a uniform system for pricing, that allows comparison shopping.
    • A. 

      Outer Burial Price List

    • B. 

      Statement of Goods and Services Selected

    • C. 

      (GPL) General Price List

    • D. 

      Casket Price List

  • 68. 
    How long must funeral homes retain obsolete copies of the (GPL) General Price List?
    • A. 

      For 6 months after the date of the last distribution

    • B. 

      Until the end of the Fiscal Year

    • C. 

      Until the end of the Calendar year

    • D. 

      Until the Funeral home is sold or goes out of business

    • E. 

      For one year after the date of last distribution

  • 69. 
    The display of caskets in a selection room in the order of increasing or decreasing value is refered to as the _____________method of Casket display?
    • A. 

      Graduated

    • B. 

      Consecutive

    • C. 

      Straight Line

    • D. 

      Relative Value

    • E. 

      The "World" approach

    • F. 

      Fractional display

    • G. 

      Good, Better, Best

  • 70. 
    The Social Security Administration form filed by the Funeral Director, "The Statement of Death by the Funeral Director" is form?
    • A. 

      SSA-8

    • B. 

      SSA-721

    • C. 

      VA 40-1330

    • D. 

      VA 90-2008

  • 71. 
    The focal point in a Liturgical church is?
    • A. 

      The Pulpit

    • B. 

      The Cross

    • C. 

      The Alter

    • D. 

      An icon

    • E. 

      A statue of the sacred heart

  • 72. 
    Who should recieve the FLAG of a deceased veteran, if there is no surviving spouse? 
    • A. 

      Mother of the Veteran

    • B. 

      Father of the Veteran

    • C. 

      Child of the Veteran

    • D. 

      Brother of the Veteran

    • E. 

      Grandparent's of the Veteran

  • 73. 
    Music played before a funeral service?
    • A. 

      Recessional

    • B. 

      Prelude

    • C. 

      Anthem

    • D. 

      Ballad

  • 74. 
    The number of sheets of "FERROUS" metal (STEEL) necessary to equal approximately one inch (1") of  thickness is the?
    • A. 

      Ounces per square foot

    • B. 

      Gauge

    • C. 

      Cubic Centimeter

    • D. 

      Alloy Number

  • 75. 
    Stated directions in a Liturgical Protestant Church about church practices and procedures are called?
    • A. 

      Doctrine

    • B. 

      Rubrics

    • C. 

      Catechism

    • D. 

      The Luther Summaries

  • 76. 
    The time limit for filing the VA "Application for Burial Benefits" is?
    • A. 

      1 year from the date of death

    • B. 

      5 Years from the date of death

    • C. 

      2 years from the date of cremation or permanent burial

    • D. 

      1 year from the date of cremation or permanent burial

  • 77. 
    The time limit for filing for the Social Security "Lump Sum Death Benefit" Payment is?
    • A. 

      2 years from the Date of Death

    • B. 

      5 years from the Date of Death

    • C. 

      1 year from the date of cremation or permanent burial

    • D. 

      2 years from the date of cremation or permanent burial

  • 78. 
    Which of the following has no time limit for filing the appropriate VA application for benefits?
    • A. 

      Marker

    • B. 

      Flag

    • C. 

      Plot interment allowance

    • D. 

      Basic burial benefit

  • 79. 
    A flower long held as a flower of Bereavement, of dark red or purple color.  Quoted in "Shelly's " Poem "Bereavement", and also quoted in Milton's "Paradise Lost". It is also used in conjunction in Floral Spray's with IVY in Funeral's for The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE; also often known as the Elks Lodge or just "ELK'S".
    • A. 

      The Rose

    • B. 

      Amaranth

    • C. 

      Day Lilly

    • D. 

      Morning Glory

  • 80. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

  • 81. 
    Which of the following is false about the "Pall"?
    • A. 

      It is removed at the same place where it is placed on the casket

    • B. 

      Flowers are not allowed to be placed on the pall

    • C. 

      The American Flag can be covered by the pall

    • D. 

      It can be placed on the casket where it is located in the church

  • 82. 
    Which of the following is appropriate for casket placement in a liturgical church?
    • A. 

      It may be parallel or at right angles to the alter

    • B. 

      Perpendicular to the alter

    • C. 

      Parallel to the alter

    • D. 

      Not near the Alter

  • 83. 
    The Greek "Orthodox" Funeral service is held?
    • A. 

      In the funeral home

    • B. 

      With the casket open during the service

    • C. 

      At the cemetery

    • D. 

      At the deceased's home

  • 84. 
    The largest expense for a funeral home is?
    • A. 

      Caskets

    • B. 

      Salaries

    • C. 

      Rent

    • D. 

      Automotive expenses

  • 85. 
    In cases of death after the 20th week of gestation, the form needed to be filed with vital statistics is called?
    • A. 

      Burial Transit Permit

    • B. 

      Death Certificate

    • C. 

      Fetal Death Certificate

    • D. 

      Christian Burial Permit

  • 86. 
    A transparent net which may be used to cover the open casket is called?
    • A. 

      A Catafalque

    • B. 

      Masselin

    • C. 

      A Casket Piece

    • D. 

      A Casket Veil

  • 87. 
    Religions that typically do not allow cremation?
    • A. 

      Orthodox Jewish

    • B. 

      Muslim

    • C. 

      Greek/ Russian Orthodox

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 88. 
    A foreign corporation is one that is chartered in?
    • A. 

      The state in which it received its initial charter

    • B. 

      Another state

    • C. 

      Another country

    • D. 

      More than one state

  • 89. 
    The Greek Orthodox Church does not allow Funerals on Sunday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    One of the FIRST steps in the arrangement conference would be to contact the officiant?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    The Symbol used in the church that signifies "That ALL are equal in the eyes of God" is called?
    • A. 

      The Prie Dieu

    • B. 

      The Pall

    • C. 

      The Candelabrum

    • D. 

      The Door Badge

  • 92. 
    Kohlberg's Stage of moral development in which moral reasoning is based on reward and punishment from those in authority is the?
    • A. 

      Pre-Moral

    • B. 

      Pre-Conventional

    • C. 

      Post-Conventional

    • D. 

      Conventional

  • 93. 
    When the American flag covers the casket for a military funeral, the Blue field will be at the head and over the right shoulder of the deceased?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 94. 
    Words that have more than one meaning are referred to as?
    • A. 

      Euphemisms

    • B. 

      Equivocal Terms

    • C. 

      Relative Terms

    • D. 

      Articulations

  • 95. 
    For a deceased Roman Catholic, the rosary beads are placed in the hands with the "CHRISTUS" facing the deceased? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 96. 
    One who receives possession of another's property for sale on Commission is?
    • A. 

      A Special Agent

    • B. 

      A Factor

    • C. 

      A Broker

    • D. 

      An Attorney In Fact

  • 97. 
    In a Funeral Mass for a Roman Catholic PRIEST, the Casket is moved head first?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 98. 
    A proportional reduction of a legacy when the funds or assets out of which such legacy are payable are not sufficient to pay it in full is?
    • A. 

      Abatement

    • B. 

      Ademption

    • C. 

      Codicil

    • D. 

      Probate

  • 99. 
    When a funeral director has a dead human body in his care, he is called?
    • A. 

      Bailee

    • B. 

      Bailor

    • C. 

      Custodian

    • D. 

      Consignor

  • 100. 
    Historically the person in charge of the Funeral was the?
    • A. 

      Funeral Director / Undertaker

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      The Clergy