PROFICIENCY TEST QUESTIONS

2020

 

PROFICIENCY COMMITTEE:

Glenda Peyton, PGM, Chairman

Mary Ann Dixon, PGM, GGCCM - Heart

Brenda Wingard , PGM, Grand Lecturer






REQUIREMENTS FOR A CARD:

NEW:
1. Secret Work Memorized
2. Questions Answered
3. Landmark #1 and 3 others
4. Attend a Proficiency School in its entirety

RENEWAL:
1. Secret Work Memorized
2. Questions Answered
3. Landmarks #1 & 1 other
4. Attend Proficiency School in its entirety

QUESTIONS

01. May Pictures be taken when Bible is open? (Remember a cell phone is a camera.) (p. 75 "Brown Book")

02. When is it legal for a chapter to dispense with its stated meeting? (p. 115, Sec. 254 B, "Brown Book")

03. Explain the four (4) bows by the Conductress and Associate Conductress when proving the chapter. Who says "visitor"? Who says "member"? Who says "Sister/Brother"? (p. 173-4 "Brown Book")

04. Explain how the officers take their badges when explaining their duties.
When do they drop their badges? (p. 176 "Brown Book")
(School Officer - be sure to have badge to illustrate this.)

05. Is the Salutation Sign ever given when the Bible is closed?
Do you ever give the Salutation Sign while walking? (p. 179 "Brown Book")

06. The conductress always offers her right arm with three (3) exceptions. What are they? (p. 183 "Brown Book")

07. Who is supposed to prompt? When is the Chapter told this? Who tells the Chapter to silence cell phones" When?

08. When the Star Points are told to ballot, what do they each do before turning into the marching line? (p. 200 "Brown Book")

09. When is it permitted to cross between the Alter and the East while the Bible is open? (p. 223 "Brown Book")

10. When is the Worthy Matron seated during a meeting? (p. 162 "Brown Book")

11. Who is in charge of the preparation for the Chapter Room and being sure that all is put back? (p. 164-5 "Brown Book")

12. In the opening of the Chapter, we form the hollow square; which four (4) officers form the straight line in the West (when the hollow square is formed outside the chairs)? What should be done if one of these officers is not present and that station is not filled? (Ritual p. 24; p. 72-3 "Brown Book")

13. When is it legal for a chapter to dispense with its stated meetings? (p. 114, Sec. 254 B "Brown Book")

14. When the Hollow Square is formed outside the chairs, where do the Conductress and Associate Conductress stop? (Ritual p. 24; p. 169 "Brown Book")

15. What are the requirements to be a Grand Officer? (p. 35, Sec. 140 B "Brown Book")

16. What are the requirements to be a Deputy Grand Lecturer? (p. 128, Sec.311 "Brown Book")

17. What are the requirements to be a Grand Representative? (p. 35, Sec. 140 E "Brown Book")

18. If a person holds two (2) titles, how should he or she be introduced?
What titles do you retain (when you no longer hold the office) and announce during introductions?

19. During the Opening of the Chapter, where does the Conductress stand while she is giving the Sign of an absent officer? (p. 176 "Brown Book")

20. When does one bow to the Worthy Matron when speaking to her: (p. 161 "Brown Book")

21. What two things are cause for arrest of a charter? (p. 18, Sec. 17; p. 89, Sec 201 B "Brown Book")





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