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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.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  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.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  
      
  4.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  
      
  5.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  
      
  6.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  
      
  7.Which of the following would be considered durable goods?  
  a.   winter coats  
  b.   washing machines  
  c.   hiking boots  
  d.   coffeemakers  
      
  8.Many discount stores put prices on the shelf, rather than on each individual item. This pricing system is known as  
  a.   premarking  
  b.   unit pricing  
  c.   bundle pricing  
  d.   nonmarking  
      
  9.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  
      
  10.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  

 

 
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