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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

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  1.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  
      
  2.Menís suits are often priced with tickets that hook over a button. These tickets are known as  
  a.   hole pin tickets  
  b.   hanging tickets  
  c.   button tickets  
  d.   ringseal tickets  
      
  3.When Cheryl closed her register for the day, the audit tape showed that there should be $487.29 in her drawer. In fact there was $476.29 in the drawer. This discrepancy is referred to as a(n)  
  a.   overerr  
  b.   undererr  
  c.   point-of-sale error  
  d.   audit error  
      
  4.Blue Hawaiian Shirts had gross sales in February of $23,000. In addition, $1,000 worth of pink shirts were returneWhat is Blue Hawaiianís returns percentage?  
  a.   $22,000  
  b.   4.30%  
  c.   23%  
  d.   4.50%  
      
  5.During a rain storm, many people buy umbrellas, which can be considered  
  a.   convenience items  
  b.   staples  
  c.   emergency items  
  d.   shopping items  
      
  6.Which of the following would be considered durable goods?  
  a.   winter coats  
  b.   washing machines  
  c.   hiking boots  
  d.   coffeemakers  
      
  7.A department store that only sells clothing and accessories can be described as  
  a.   a full-line store  
  b.   a hard-line store  
  c.   a multi-line store  
  d.   a limited-line store  
      
  8.Bread, milk, eggs, and paper towels are examples of  
  a.   soft line products  
  b.   emergency products  
  c.   staples  
  d.   homogenous products  
      
  9.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  
      
  10.Each item in a unit control inventory system is assigned a number known as a(n)  
  a.   Universal Product Code (UPC)  
  b.   Universal Vendor Marketing (UVM)  
  c.   FIFO  
  d.   stockkeeping unit (sku)  

 

 
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