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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.Many manufacturers mark merchandise with a retail price at the factory. This process is known as  
  a.   premarking  
  b.   preretailing  
  c.   proxemics  
  d.   unit control  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.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  
      
  4.Women’s rings are often marked with price tags known as  
  a.   ringseal tickets  
  b.   pin tickets  
  c.   gummed tickets  
  d.   button tickets  
      
  5.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  
      
  6.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  
      
  7.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  
      
  8.A buying method in which the buyer makes buying decisions based on inventory and sales numbers, rather than cost is  
  a.   dollar control  
  b.   physical inventory  
  c.   partial control  
  d.   unit control  
      
  9.A retail store that advertises low prices and offers few or no services, and at which any member of the public can shop can be categorized as a  
  a.   variety store  
  b.   specialty store  
  c.   discount store  
  d.   warehouse store  
      
  10.Bread, milk, eggs, and paper towels are examples of  
  a.   soft line products  
  b.   emergency products  
  c.   staples  
  d.   homogenous products  

 

 
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