Sample Notary Exam 4
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3) Failing to give an oath or affirmation when required can result in what penalties?
a) $750 fine and suspension or revocation.
b) $1,500 fine and revocation.
c) $10,000 fine and revocation.
d) $2,500 fine and suspension or revocation.
Answer a) $750 fine
$750 Notary Negligence: The notary forgot or was careless. The following are additional examples of violations in
Failure to obtain an ID from the signer.
Failure to complete the acknowledgment at the time of notarization.
Failure to complete the oath or affirmation in a jurat procedure.
Failure to provide information to the Secretary of State when required.
Failure to properly maintain the journal or seal including giving one or the
other to someone else out of your presence or failuing to obtain information in
Failure to complete notary services when required such as when someone presents
themselves to you at your notary public office (not your home).
Charging more then the prescribed notary fees.
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