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Kneeling rail

Prie Dieu

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Specifically designed clothing for dead human remains

Burial garment

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A temporary or permanent means for identification and / or memorialization at the grave

Grave marker

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A portable shelter employed to cover the grave area during the committal service

Canopy

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An emblem of the church consisting of two or more intersecting plain bars

Cross

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A funeral procession is also known as a:

Cortege

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The charge for burial at a National Cemetery is:

No charge

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Ninety percent of the notification of deaths come to the funeral home by means of:

Telephone

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The death certificate contains all but one of the following items:

* Doctor's signature
* Cause of death
* Religious affiliation
* Age of the deceased
* Vital statistics

Religious affiliation

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Temple clothing for a Mormon is:

White with a green apron

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What is the only nondeclinable charge on a general price list:

Services of funeral director and staff

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Which of the following is not specifically required to be on the general price list by the FTC:

* Charge for flower removal
* Name of funeral home
* Charge for the hearse
* Effective date of the prices
* Phone number of the funeral home

Charge for flower removal

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One who performs the service of helping to carry the casket at the funeral is the:

Casket bearer

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A symbolic cloth covering placed over a casket is called a:

Pall

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The removal of a Greek Orthodox:

No restrictions

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Joseph Smith

Latter-Day Saints

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Does not allow cremation

Orthodox Jewish

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Mary Baker Eddy

Christian Scientist

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Allows cremation

Roman Catholic

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Martin Luther

Lutheran

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A sprig of evergreen is associated with:

Masons

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The obtaining and filing of the certificate of death is the responsibility of the:

Funeral director

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A veteran's grave marker can be obtained by making application to the:

Veteran's Administration

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A recess in the columbarium used for the placement of cremated remains is a:

Niche

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The best time to examine the deceased or inquire about dentures, shaving, jewelry, and valuable personal effects would be:

While making the removal

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The founder of the Christian Science Church was:

Mary Baker Eddy

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The person who usually makes the notification of death to the funeral home is the:

Member of the family

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The time limit for making application for a government headstone for the deceased veteran is:

2 years

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On a closed casket the blue field on the flag is:

At the head

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Skull cap

Yamaka

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Seven day mourning period

Shiva

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A white linen shroud

Tachrichim

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Ceremony of washing

Taharah

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Holy Burial Society

Chevra Kadisha

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A eulogy

Hesped

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A deceased male

Bar Minen

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Anniversary of death

Yahrzeit

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A symbol of grief

Kriah

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Funeral cortege

Levaya

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A hexagram

Mogen David

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Teacher

Rabbi

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Grave

Kever

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Arlington National Cemetery is under the direction of the:

Veterans Administration

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Reader

Christian Scientist

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Pastor

Lutheran

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Bishop

Mormon

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Priest

Catholic

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Rabbi

Jewish

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A cantor might participate in a funeral of this religion:

???

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A newspaper notice containing biographical information about the deceased is the:

Obituary

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Which of the following is not specifically required by the FTC:

* Outer burial container price list
* Casket price list
* General price list
* Statement of funeral goods and services
* Funeral arrangement form

Funeral arrangement form

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The Shivah Candle burns for:

7 days

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The basic design of a liturgical church is:

A cross

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In the Roman Catholic faith the head of a diocese is called:

Bishop

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Rosary Beads used in the funeral for a deceased Catholic are usually placed:

In the deceased's hand

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What means two, four, six or more grave spaces:

Lot

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In the funeral procession of a Protestant the automobile directly behind the funeral coach is usually occupied by the:

Family of the deceased

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When a person dies at home without medical attention, an official inquiry is made by the:

Coroner

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The officiant for a Christian Science service is called:

???

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According the the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at the beginning of a funeral arrangement conference, the funeral director should present to the family a:

General price list

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An unsolicited gift to clergyman is called a(an):

Honorarium

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The American Legion funeral requires how many men:

21

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To cover the closed half of a casket, the American flag should have how many folds:

3

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The American flag is issued on behalf of the:

Veterans Administration

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A burial transit permit is needed for all of the following except:

* Moving a remains from a state where the death occurred
* Catholic Burial Mass
* Remains which are used for scientific or educational study
* Interment, entombment or cremation of a remains

Catholic Burial Mass

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Which of the following would be appropriate information for a funeral director to obtain over the telephone when notified of a death:

* Financial status
* Musical selection
* Insurance coverage
* Casket bearers desired
* Attending physician

Attending physician

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Which of the following is not a benefit of a veteran:

* Flag
* Monument
* Grave
* Casket
* Vault

Casket

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The committal service is usually held at the:

Grave site

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Funeral Services for a Latter Day Saint are never held at:

The temple

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A speech about the character of a deceased person at a funeral service is known as a(an):

Eulogy

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Acolyte is synonymous with the term:

Altar boy

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If the date of birth is November 29, 1939 and the date of death was December 3, 1994, how old is this person:

* 55 years
* 0 months
* 4 days

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The time limit for filing the VA Burial Allowance is:

2 years of the date of death

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A synonym for vestibule is:

Narthex

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The vital statistics information for the death certificate is provided by the:

Informant

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Which religion requires the use of a symbolic cloth for every service:

Roman Catholic

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A holy picture

Icon

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Short service in funeral home prior to church service

Trisagion

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A partition behind which the altar is located

Iconostasis

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Location of casket

Solea

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Chants hymns

Cantor

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A nickname for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is:

Mormons

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The name given to the person who accompanies the deceased active duty personnel of the U.S. Armed Forces to the place of burial is a(an):

Military escort

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The proper term that refers to the placing of human remains in a mausoleum crypt is:

Entombment

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