Sample Notary Exam 4
Register for a Notary Classfor a Notary Class
30) Falsifying an acknowledgment is forgery which is punishable by which of the following?
a) Imprisonment for 2,3 or 4 years.
b) Imprisonment in the county jail for up to 1 year.
c) A fine of up to $500
d) Falsifying an acknowledgment is illegal but not forgery.
Correct answer: b
& Falsifying an acknowledgment is forgery according to the Secretary of State. See question number 7 for a discussion on falsifying an acknowledgment. Falsifying an acknowledgment can also be perjury since the notary has violated the Notary oath on file with the County Clerk’s office. Perjury
is a felony and is punishable by imprisonment for 2,3 or 4 years while forgery
(if found to be a misdemeanor) is punishable in jail for up to 1 year.