Question 1 of 24
Michael wants to make sure that life
insurance proceeds are available to pay his outstanding mortgage balance if he
dies. He purchased a type of life insurance in which the amount of coverage
gradually declines, just as this outstanding mortgage balance gradually
declines. What is this type of life insurance?
Question 2 of 24
Connie has a major medical policy
with a $200 deductible. She is required to pay 25% of covered expenses in
excess of the deductible. The insurer will pay 75% of expenses in excess of
the deductible. If Connie has eligible medical expenses of $10,000, how much
will be paid by her insure
Question 3 of 24
Name one primary advantage of a
Health Savings Account (HSA’s).
Question 4 of 24
David owns a liquor store in a
high-crime area. In order to obtain a reduced insurance premium, David
promised to have a burglar alarm operating at the store when the store was
closed. When incorporated into an insurance contract, what is this type of agreement
Question 5 of 24
When Ben applied for life insurance, he
was asked on the application if he smoked or used tobacco products. Ben
answered, “No.” In reality, Ben smokes two packs of cigarettes a day.
The policy was issued at the “preferred, nonsmoker rate.” If Ben dies
6 months after the policy is issued, upon what grounds will the insurer be able
to legally deny the claim?
Question 6 of 24
Dirk suffered a heart attack and was
rushed to the hospital where heart surgery was performed. His total bill for
medical services was $50,000. Dirk has a major medical policy with a $1,000
calendar-year deductible and a $5,000 out-of-pocket limit. His coinsurance is
20%, and the out-of-pocket limit applies to coinsurance only. Assuming this
hospitalization was the first medical care that Dirk received during the year
and that all of the hospital services were eligible for coverage under the
policy, how much of the $50,000 will the insurer pay?
Question 7 of 24
Regarding life insurance, how is
“human life value” defined?
Question 8 of 24
Frank asked his company’s employee
benefits director if his group health coverage could be converted to
individual coverage. The benefits director said, “Yes, you can convert
to an individual policy, and the coverage is identical to your group coverage.”
Frank quit his job and converted to an individual policy. Six months later he
filed a claim. He was dismayed to learn the conversion policy was limited
compared to the group coverage, and his claim was denied. What legal doctrine
will allow Frank to bring a successful legal action against his former
employer because he was financially harmed due to his reasonable reliance
upon a representation of fact?
Question 9 of 24
Kristen has an individual medical
expense policy with a $1,000 calendar-year deductible, a $5,000 out-of-pocket
limit, and a 20% coinsurance requirement. Kristen was hospitalized for a
surgical procedure in March, her first health care treatment received during
the year. The total bill was $20,000. How much of the bill is Kristen’s
Question 10 of 24
One provision of the Affordable Care
Act provides the creation in each state of a transparent and competitive
insurance marketplace where individuals and small firms with fewer than 100
employees can purchase affordable and qualified health coverage. What is this
Question 11 of 24
A pharmaceutical company employs a
young chemist who is responsible for three new patents last year and for the
development of the company’s two best-selling drugs. The company purchased a
large life insurance policy on the chemist. Was the “insurable
interest” requirement met in this case, and why or why not?
Question 12 of 24
Carl would like to purchase life
insurance. He would also like to invest in a mutual fund. An agent told Carl
about a form of life insurance in which Carl could select where the saving
component is invested. This form of life insurance has fixed premiums and the
cash value is not guaranteed. What is this type of life insurance?
Question 13 of 24
Jan needed health insurance. She met
with an agent who described the provisions of a health insurance policy. Jan
purchased the policy. When she received the policy, she noted that several
provisions were different from the provisions the agent described. She was not
satisfied with the policy and immediately sent it back to the agent with a note
stating her reasons for returning the policy. Jan is guaranteed a premium
refund because of which policy provision?
Question 14 of 24
Richard is using the capital
retention approach to determine how much life insurance to purchase. Richard
would like to provide $35,000 per year to his family, forever, if he dies.
The assets that he has today will provide $25,000 in annual income without the
liquidation of these assets. If life insurance proceeds can be invested to
earn a 5% annual return, how much life insurance should Richard purchase to
fund the additional income needed to meet the $35,000 annual income goal?
Question 15 of 24
Sue’s office building was damaged by
a fire caused by a careless tenant. After paying Sue for the loss, the
insurance company sued the tenant to recover its loss. This suit is based
upon what principle?
Question 16 of 24
Lori has three fire insurance policies
on her office building. The policy from Company A is for $400,000 and the
policies from Companies B and C are for $100,000 each. If Lori has a $360,000
loss, how much of the loss will be covered by each policy if the loss is
settled on a pro-rata basis by the insurers?
Question 17 of 24
Sarah is using the needs approach to
determine how much life insurance to buy. Her cash needs are $30,000; her
income needs are $140,000; and special needs are $100,000. Sarah has the
following assets: $20,000 in bank accounts, $30,000 in retirement plans, and
$40,000 in investment accounts. Sarah owns no individual life insurance. She
is covered by a $50,000 group life insurance policy through her employer.
Based on this information, how much additional life insurance should Sarah
Question 18 of 24
Sam’s furniture was destroyed by a
fire. The furniture cost $1200 when it was purchased, but similar new furniture
now costs $1800. Assuming the furniture was 50% depreciated, what is the actual
cash value of Sam’s loss?
Question 19 of 24
One controversial provision of the
Affordable Care Act is the expansion of a public assistance program designed to
make health coverage available to low-income individuals. By increasing the
maximum income level that can be earned and still qualify for benefits,
millions of individuals are eligible for coverage under this public assistance
program. What is the name of this public assistance program?
Question 20 of 24
Janice purchased a living room set
for $1,000 and insured this furniture on an actual cash value basis. Two
years later the living room set was destroyed by a covered peril. At the time
of loss, the property had depreciated in value by 25%. The replacement cost
of the furniture at the time of loss was $1200. Assuming no deductible, how
much will Janice receive from her insurer?
Question 21 of 24
Tamara purchased a term insurance
policy when she had high life insurance needs and limited income. Now Tamara
can afford whole life insurance. What term life insurance provision will permit
Tamara to switch her term insurance to whole life insurance without having to
show that she is still insurable?
Question 22 of 24
Julian, age 45, would like to determine
how much life insurance to purchase using the human life value approach. He
assumes his average annual earnings over the next 20 years will be $40,000. Of
this amount, $20,000 is available annually for the support of his family.
Julian will generate this income for 20 more years and he believes that 5% is
the appropriate interest (discount) rate. The present value of one dollar
payable for 20 years at a discount rate of 5% is $12.46. What is Julian’s human
Question 23 of 24
David owns a commercial building with
a replacement cost of $4 million. The building is insured on a replacement
cost basis for $2.4 million under a fire insurance policy that has an 80%
coinsurance clause. How much will David collect if the building sustains a
covered fire loss with a replacement cost of $80,000?
Question 24 of 24
Erica has three liability policies
which provide for contribution by equal shares if other insurance applies to a
loss. How much will each policy pay for a $3,000,000 liability judgment if
policy A provides $500,000 of coverage, policy B provides $1,000,000 of
coverage, and policy C provides $3,000,000 of coverage?
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