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1

Which religious sect requests the use of the words "passed on" rather than "died or deceased" in the death notice of the obituary?

Christian scientist

2

The casket used in a Jewish Orthodox funeral service is called a/an:

Aron

3

Under this condition a Veteran's Burial benefit can be paid directly to the funeral home:

If a funeral home can demonstrate that a veteran's funeral bill is unpaid

4

At the conclusion of a Greek Orthodox funeral service, the congregation will pass by the casket and:

Kiss the icon

5

A general term designating a place suitable for the reception of a dead human body is a/an:

Tomb

6

The decedent's social security number is required to be entered on a/an:

Death certificate

7

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

Eulogy

8

A funeral procession is also known as a:

Cortege

9

An unsolicited gift to a clergyman is called a/an:

Honorarium

10

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

Veteran Administration

11

The proper terminology for the placing of cremated remains into a final container is:

Inurnment

12

When placing the casket on the lowering device, the casket bearers should grasp this portion of the handle:

Bar

13

Traditionally, the name given to a symbolic cloth covering placed over the casket is a/an:

Pall

14

A Protestant church designed so that the pulpit is centered in the sanctuary is called:

Non-liturgical

15

The United States flag that accompanies the body of a deceased military person should be presented to the:

Surviving spouse or next of kin

16

A mournful poem or song of lamentation for the dead is a/an:

Elegy

17

The main body of the church where seating is provided is the:

Nave

18

An altar attendant is called a/an:

Acolyte

19

The person who presides at the funeral service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the:

Bishop of the ward

20

Embalming is usually not practiced by the

Jewish Orthodox

21

A cross with the image of the body of Christ superimposed is a:

Crucifix

22

A monument which is erected to the memory of the dead, but containing no remains is a/an:

Cenotaph

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