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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.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  
      
  2.When two retail organizations combine into one company, it is known as a(n)  
  a.   acquisition  
  b.   merger  
  c.   chain store  
  d.   homogenation  
      
  3.When customers buy products showcased on the Home Shopping Network, they are engaging in  
  a.   Internet shopping  
  b.   fad shopping  
  c.   impulse shopping  
  d.   electronic shopping  
      
  4.The Good Guys sells appliances such as refrigerators, but they do not keep a stock of refrigerators in the store. One of each model of refrigerator is displayed in the store. The rest are stored offsite and are called  
  a.   warehouse reserve stock  
  b.   reserve stock  
  c.   forward reserve stock  
  d.   warehouse club stock  
      
  5.A product that rose to popularity, but is going out of fashion is at the end of the  
  a.   life cycle  
  b.   product/service mix  
  c.   fashion cycle  
  d.   patronage cycle  
      
  6.Jeffrey has a navy blue jacket that he bought in 1963 and still wears because it has never gone out of style. The jacket can be described as  
  a.   a fad  
  b.   classic  
  c.   a convenience product  
  d.   reserved  
      
  7.When retailers demand that manufacturers make goods within certain guidelines, they are engaging in  
  a.   specification buying  
  b.   preretailing  
  c.   proxemics  
  d.   a retailing strategy  
      
  8.Retail merchandise is often marked with a bar code, also known as the  
  a.   sku  
  b.   UPC  
  c.   UVM  
  d.   UPN  
      
  9.Which of the following would be considered durable goods?  
  a.   winter coats  
  b.   washing machines  
  c.   hiking boots  
  d.   coffeemakers  
      
  10.After a driver makes a delivery of merchandise to a store, he leaves a  
  a.   bill of lading  
  b.   delivery receipt  
  c.   tracking memo  
  d.   UVM  

 

 
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