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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.The window display designers at Saks Fifth Avenue often create fanciful scenes, so they want to block them off from the rest of the store. They use  
  a.   full backgrounds  
  b.   partial backgrounds  
  c.   open backgrounds  
  d.   tangible backgrounds  
      
  2.Candy and magazines are often placed near the cash register to encourage people to buy them even if they hadnít planned to. Such items are known as  
  a.   unsought products  
  b.   impulse items  
  c.   staples  
  d.   shopping items  
      
  3.The process of distinguishing services or products through design is called  
  a.   building awareness  
  b.   grade labeling  
  c.   informative labeling  
  d.   differentiation  
      
  4.Kylie is trying to choose between two clothes dryers. One has extra capacity and promises to prevent clothes from wrinkling. The other has fewer features and is much less expensive. The dryers would be considered  
  a.   heterogenous products  
  b.   homogenous products  
  c.   nondurable products  
  d.   convenience products  
      
  5.When stores participate in group buying they  
  a.   all shop at the same buying office  
  b.   buy from the same group of manufacturers  
  c.   pool their resources in order to qualify for volume discounts from manufacturers  
  d.   pool their resources to purchase a full line of merchandise  
      
  6.The jewelry counter is often considered a profit center for a department store. This means  
  a.   it attracts a lot of traffic into the store  
  b.   it earns money for the store  
  c.   it requires few salespeople to run the counter  
  d.   all of the above  
      
  7.Which of the following are examples of home furnishings?  
  a.   a pearl necklace  
  b.   a matched set of crystal goblets  
  c.   books  
  d.   his and hers matching sweat suits  
      
  8.At some large chain stores, buyers at a central location purchase goods for all the stores. This central office is called a  
  a.   resident buying office  
  b.   buying office  
  c.   cooperative  
  d.   dollar control office  
      
  9.A drugstore that also sells health and beauty products and small appliances is considered  
  a.   a hard line store  
  b.   a soft line store  
  c.   a multi-line store  
  d.   a limited line store  
      
  10.A flying squad is  
  a.   a group of employees who are not assigned to a particular department  
  b.   a group of employees who work in a branch store located in an airport  
  c.   employees trained to sell and deliver merchandise such as appliances  
  d.   employees trained to sell and install merchandise such as car stereos  

 

 
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