Funeral Home Assistant Certification Course
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EXAMINATION

Central Institute for Educational Advancement

Course # 5001

 

After you have read and studied the text for this course, print this examination out and answer the questions correctly. You will need to obtain a minimum score of 80% to complete this certification course. Mail your completed exam along with your $ 35.oo tuition (check or money order) to the address below.  

1). The church truck is generally a vehicle driven by the local florist.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

2). Vestments are the normal clothing placed on the deceased for burial

a). TRUE       b). FALSE   

 

3). One of the duties of a funeral director is arranging and coordinating the details of the planned funeral so that events take place as the family has desired and scheduled them to.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

4). Disposition by cremation is growing in acceptance by the Roman Catholic Church

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

5). Moving in a precise steady pattern creates a sense of security and stability for those attending a funeral.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

6). If you are speaking on the phone with a family member of the person who has died, get as much information as you can and do not disturb the funeral director.  

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

7). Any information that is to be given out regarding the particulars of any case or funeral should always be given through the licensed professional funeral directors or embalmers handling that particular situation.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

8). A niche is the same thing as a cremation urn.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

9). Some livery companies will also remove the body from the place of death and bring it to the designated funeral home.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

10). When assisting with the preparation of a deceased for final disposition and movement of any human remains, treat the remains and the procedure with the greatest respect possible in the circumstances.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

11). Some funeral home's merchandise selection rooms would also double as a receptionist's or secretary's office, or even the personal office of the funeral director.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

12). Bier pins are used to secure the deceased in position in the casket.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

13). Some families will have a private or public visitation prior to a graveside service.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

14). “Alternative service” can mean a variety of options that may create a very different set of non-traditional circumstances for the memorial service or funeral service to take place at. 

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

15). When working a funeral or visitation and it appears that someone there needs medical attention, do everything you can do  before getting qualified help.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

16). A Niche is a building dedicated to the above ground burial of the dead human body

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

17). A service vehicle is custom built to transport flowers in the funeral process usually from the place of the funeral ceremony to the actual grave or entombment site.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

18). A death certificate is a legal document of public record which properly identifies the deceased and states the actual cause of death, and the method and place of final disposition of the deceased.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

19). Always make sure the prayer cards are kept on the prayer rail before every cremation.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

20). Never take pictures in the preparation room (or any part of the funeral home) or publish articles on the internet about what you do or experience in the funeral home.

a). TRUE       b). FALSE  

 

 

Name ______________________________

Address ___________________________

City____________ State___ Zip______

Phone(___)_________________________

Email _____________________________

 

I certify that I am at least sixteen years of age. I also hereby certify that I have personally answered the questions on this examination myself without the help of anyone else.

 

_______________________________     ____________

Signature of Student                                   Date

 

This is how I want my name to appear on my

Certificate of Course Completion

 

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for Educational Advancement
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