NBE Arts Practice Exam
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The proper terminology for the placing of cremated remains into a final container is
A funeral practitioner must obtain authorization to cremate a body from the
person who has right of disposition
A family member asks about the benefit of viewing the deceased prior to cremation. The best reply would be that viewing
helps with the acceptance of reality
Which of the following religious groups prohibit cremation
Orthodox Jews and Muslims
When releasing cremated remains the funeral practitioner should obtain which of the following
Shortly after beginning the committal portion of the funeral service, a funeral practitioner receives notice of a home death requiring removal by funeral home personnel. The funeral practitioner should return to the funeral home to make the removal upon
closing of the grave
After having obtained consent from the next of kin for cremation, a funeral practitioner discovers the deceased has a pacemaker. The funeral practitioner should
contact the next of kin for consent to remove the pacemaker
A container most suitable for cremation would include which of the following
When it is necessary to perform a visual identification for cremation, the funeral practitioner should
disinfect/bathe the body prior to the identification viewing
Upon arrival at the cemetery for a committal service the funeral practitioner should first
assemble the pallbearers behind the coach
A business or individual to whom a debt is owed is a
The difference between the total debits and the total credits in an account is the
What is the accrued interest after 3 months on a one-year, $1,000 note at a 9% annual interest rate?
Personal property permanently attached to land is known as a
A humanistic service would be a
service without religious connotation
A funeral practitioner arrives at a liturgical church for a service in which the processional and recessional will include clergy, casket bearers, casket, and family. If the aisle is only wide enough to accommodate the casket, the casket bearers should
walk in front of the casket behind the clergy
In a well-managed funeral home, the source of acceptable employee procedures is the
The religious affiliation of the deceased may play a role in
the type of casket selected and the location of the funeral service
When is it appropriate to explain and discuss medical terminology used on the death certificate?
When the family inquires
To qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSA) and Medicaid benefits, applicants purchasing preneed funerals must enter into which of the following preneed contracts?
Ultimately, the standard government headstone or marker is the property of the
Department of Veterans Affairs
A synonym for vestibule is
A Greek Orthodox religious picture is called an
When placing the casket on the grave-lowering device, the casket bearers should grasp what portion of the handle?
Which of the following is the shape of a liturgical church?
Placement of the pall on the casket should be done at the direction of the
During a Roman Catholic funeral Mass, the casket for a lay person is usually placed
foot-end toward the altar
A document required by the Department of Veterans Affairs is to obtain burial benefits is a
If the deceased had an infectious disease, the funeral practitioner should only inform the appropriate
Which of the following is an example of a signed agreement of an oral understanding?
The state or condition of dying without having made a valid will is called
Funeral claims against the decedent's estate are
The social values of the funeral rite are most commonly learned through
Religion is defined as a culturally entrenched patter of behavior made up of
sacred beliefs, emotional feelings accompanying beliefs and overt conduct implementing beliefs
The "must behaviors" that indicate that an individual must abstain from certain acts are referred to as
Within an extended patriarchal family, who would assume control of the family at the death of the father?
Tom, son age 37
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Funeral Rule requires that the Outer Burial Container Price List contain the
name of the funeral home and the effective date of the price list
A cloth material made of flax fibers is called
Masselin is a casket
The most likely location for the funeral of a member of the Church of Christ Scientist would be which of the following
The following documents are required by the FTC to be given to the customer for retention
General Price List and Statement of Funeral Goods and Services Selected
The following documents are not required by the FTC to be given to the customer for retention
Outer Burial Container Price List and Casket Price List
Funeral services and merchandise generally consists of which of the following?
staff, facilities and vehicles; casket, vault and burial garments
A statement of Funeral Goods and Services selected must be presented to
the person purchasing merchandise and services
During the procession to the grave, a rabbi may stop the pallbearers how many times to pray?
During a disaster, D-MORT personnel are not only faced with the trauma of recovering human remains, but they also have an obligation to which of the following?
deceased's next of kin
An abnormal fear of death is called
During a post-service conversation, the funeral practitioner should advice families who want grief counseling to see a
An 8-year-old child lost a sibling to SIDS. In working with the family, the funeral practitioner may suggest
the family allow the child to participate in the funeral
A helpful relationship in which one party seeks to facilitate the development of informed choices and meaningful actions at a critical time within the context another's life is called
Survivors of a traumatic event involving the sudden death of other should
talk about the event when the subject arises
Another name for client-centered counseling is
The placing of a deceased Native American tribal member on a scaffold is known as a
primitive funeral rite
Which of the following are correct about the value of a funeral rite to a family?
Provides an emotional outlet and provides psychological benefits
The feeling that one's own cultural responses and activities relative to death are superior to those of other cultures is an example of
A funeral rite that is adjusted to the needs and wants of those directly involved and to the trends of the times is called
Which of the following is similar to rituals and charged with symbolic content
When a child has experienced the death of a close family member, it is best to bring that child to the funeral home for the first time
before the scheduled visitation
Which of the following is a common trait found in every culture of mankind?
the funeral rite
A funeral rite that follows a prescribed ritual or ceremony which may be dictated either by religious beliefs or social customs of a society is
Grief extending over a long period of time without resolution is called
A preneed contract that may be terminated by the purchaser at any time before the death of the beneficiary, with a refund of the monies paid as prescribed by state law, is
Which of the following is an interior style for a casket
A family desires a sealed outer burial container to protect the casket. The best option to be offered to the family for selection should be a
The increments between casket prices, when arranged in order of their increasing value, is called
The gauge of a steel casket is equivalent to the number of steel sheets placed on top of one another to equal the thickness of how many inches
How does a funeral practitioner use the direct selection room procedure for vault selecction
remaining in the selection room
Chromium is added to carbon steel primarily to
increase the resistance to rust and corrosion
When explaining casket differences to a family, the term protective indicates that the casket
is designed to resist the entrance of outside elements
Galvanizing is a process in which steel is coated with
The dimensions of a particular steel casket are 6'6" long and 23" wide. A casket invoiced as 6'6" XX would be how many inches wide?
The most commonly accepted means of measuring thickness of copper and bronze caskets is
ounces per square foot
When explaining casket shell designs to a family, which of the following is an end or corner design?
In comparing a 16- and 20-gauge steel casket, the 16-gauge casket would be
thicker and heavier
Which of the following is an example of an alternative container?
a cardboard container
An irrevocable funded preneed funeral contract stipulates that the
funds cannot be refunded
If an individual was intoxicated when the contractual portion of the Statement of Funeral Goods and Services Selected was signed, the contract is
The party who assigns a contract is the
The Fair Labor Standard Act covers which of the following areas of employment law?
minimum wage requirement, overtime compensation, equal pay
When two or more persons enter into a contract with one or more other persons, the contract may be
The first step to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance is the creation of a
Which of the following has occurred in a funeral practitioner intentionally misrepresents a benefit of a preneed funeral arrangement
A legal instrument authorizing payment of insurance funds for funeral expenses to a funeral home is an
assignment of proceeds
The only fee permitted by the FTC to be non-declineable at the outset of the funeral transaction is the charge for
basic services for funeral practitioner and staff
In order to transport casketed remains out of the state, the funeral practitioner may
make arrangements with a common carrier
Funeral homes are required to provide specific training, protective clothing, and a vaccination against hepatitis B under which of the OSHA standards?
Which of the following is not specifically required by the FTC?
Funeral Agreement form
What price list must be offered to each customer for their information and retention?
General Price List
Which of the following are OSHA standards?
Formaldehyde Exposure, Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogen
Which of the following statements about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is true?
It requires equal access and opportunity for the physically impaired
Which of the following regarding the FTC requirements is true?
A general price list must have all prices itemized
A dead body is in one mortuary. A second mortuary that has control of the final disposition is said to have
Which of the following is not required to be on the General Price List?
casket price list
According to OSHA, the medical record for each employee shall be preserved and maintained for at least the duration of employment plus
An apprentice learns the cause of death to be a sexually transmitted disease, Sharing this information with the public is
A man died at the local extended care facility. His family left instructions for the facility to call the funeral home upon his death. When the funeral practitioner arrives o remove the body, what type of contract does the funeral home have with the family of the deceased?
The FTC Funeral Rule requires the retention of certain pricing documents. The funeral home must retain a copy of the General Price List for
1 year after its discontinued use
Which of the following is regulated by OSHA?
The FTC's cooling-off regulation for door-to-door sales mandates that preneed sellers inform their customers that they have the right to cancel their transaction at
midnight of the third business day after the date of transaction
During a home transfer/removal, a funeral practitioner asks for permission to embalm. Does this request require distribution of a General Price list?
No, as long as the consumer is informed that embalming is not required by law except in special cases.
Which of the following describes an estate in which the liabilities exceed the assets?
an insolvent estate