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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
  1.Latasha shops at a store near her house where she can purchase toilet paper, paper napkins, canned goods, and some groceries by the case. The storeís interior is not decorated and there are few salespeople to help her find what she wants, but she appreciates buying things at a bargain rate. Latasha shops at a  
  a.   variety store  
  b.   multi-line drug store  
  c.   warehouse club  
  d.   department store  
  2.The electronic machine at a checkout station that reads product tags and feeds information directly into a central computer is known as a  
  a.   point-of-sale terminal  
  b.   UVM reader  
  c.   unit controller  
  d.   UPC reader  
  3.Marks operates ten stores that sell menís clothing and accessories in Colorado. They can be described as  
  a.   twig stores  
  b.   anchor stores  
  c.   branch stores  
  d.   chain stores  
  4.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  
  5.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  
  6.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  
  7.Bread, milk, eggs, and paper towels are examples of  
  a.   soft line products  
  b.   emergency products  
  c.   staples  
  d.   homogenous products  
  8.During a rain storm, many people buy umbrellas, which can be considered  
  a.   convenience items  
  b.   staples  
  c.   emergency items  
  d.   shopping items  
  9.Clothing, curtains, and bedding are all examples of  
  a.   durable goods  
  b.   textile merchandise  
  c.   convenience items  
  d.   shopping items  
  10.Doreen was creating a window display with a scrim, which is the term for  
  a.   a window backing that covers the bottom half of the window  
  b.   a sheer fabric that can be used as a backdrop, often with a scene painted on it  
  c.   a decorative fabric used to create texture on surfaces to suggest a scene such as a beach  
  d.   a decorative border made of corrugated, brightly colored cardboard  


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