Toughest History Exam: Practice Quiz! Trivia

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Toughest history exam: practice quiz trivia. There is so much that one can learn about a country, people or given culture when they decide to learn more about their history. The quiz provided is considered by many as the ultimate history quiz as it covers different parts of history. If you get over half the marks, you should consider yourself a history guru. Do give it a shot and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 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