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Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.A flying squad is  
  a.   a group of employees who are not assigned to a particular department  
  b.   a group of employees who work in a branch store located in an airport  
  c.   employees trained to sell and deliver merchandise such as appliances  
  d.   employees trained to sell and install merchandise such as car stereos  
      
  2.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  
      
  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.FIFO stands for  
  a.   fall in/fall out; a description of the fashion cycle  
  b.   first in-first out; a stock rotation system  
  c.   fly in-fly out; a description of fads  
  d.   first in-first owner; a stock ownership system  
      
  5.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  
      
  6.When stores participate in group buying they  
  a.   all shop at the same buying office  
  b.   buy from the same group of manufacturers  
  c.   pool their resources in order to qualify for volume discounts from manufacturers  
  d.   pool their resources to purchase a full line of merchandise  
      
  7.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  
      
  8.Many stores attach small devices to goods that will set off an alarm if they leave the store. These devices are known as  
  a.   shoplifting detection wafers  
  b.   thief catchers  
  c.   bait wafers  
  d.   ringseal tickets  
      
  9.If a store keeps all its inventory on the selling floor, all of its stock can be referred to as  
  a.   reserve stock  
  b.   under-the-counter stock  
  c.   forward stock  
  d.   impulse stock  
      
  10.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  

 

 
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