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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.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  
      
  2.Women’s rings are often marked with price tags known as  
  a.   ringseal tickets  
  b.   pin tickets  
  c.   gummed tickets  
  d.   button tickets  
      
  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.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  
      
  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.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 store’s 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  
      
  7.The process of distinguishing services or products through design is called  
  a.   building awareness  
  b.   grade labeling  
  c.   informative labeling  
  d.   differentiation  
      
  8.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  
      
  9.An audit tape is  
  a.   a record made by an internal auditor of sales for each cash register in a store  
  b.   a record of total sales for a single day for an entire store  
  c.   a record kept by a cash register of all transactions entered in that register  
  d.   a record kept by point-of-purchase terminal of all sku numbers for all products purchased at that terminal  
      
  10.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  

 

 
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