Is there an outline for the Illinois Life Insurance State Examination?

Life  Exam                                                                                                    # of Questions

Part 1: General Product Knowledge

Terms, and Concepts Terms, and Concepts

Types of Policies                                                                                                                     12

Policy riders, provisions, options, exclusions. completing application                       19

Completing  app, underwriting, del. Policy                                                                       11

Taxes, retirement, & other ins. concepts                                                                             8

TOTAL SCORED QUESTIONS                                                                                           50

PRETEST QUESTIONS (don’t Count)                                                                              10

GRAND TOTAL                                                                                                                     60

Part 2: Illinois Statutes & Regulations                       

Statutes & regulation pertinent to all line of ins.                                                           22

Statutes & regulations pertinent only to Life ins.                                                            9


TOTAL SCORED QUESTIONS                                                                                        31

PRETEST QUESTIONS       (don’t count)                                                                        8

GRAND TOTAL                                                                                                                   39

LIFE PART 1 & 2 SCORED QUESTIONS                                                                      81

LIFE PART 1 & 2 PRETEST QUESTIONS                                                                   18

LIFE PART 1 & 2 GRAND TOTAL                                                                                99 

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