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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
      
  1.During a rain storm, many people buy umbrellas, which can be considered  
  a.   convenience items  
  b.   staples  
  c.   emergency items  
  d.   shopping items  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.Women’s rings are often marked with price tags known as  
  a.   ringseal tickets  
  b.   pin tickets  
  c.   gummed tickets  
  d.   button tickets  
      
  4.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  
      
  5.The process of distinguishing services or products through design is called  
  a.   building awareness  
  b.   grade labeling  
  c.   informative labeling  
  d.   differentiation  
      
  6.Shopping malls depend on large department stores to bring in lots of traffiThese departments stores are referred to as  
  a.   branch stores  
  b.   anchors  
  c.   cooperatives  
  d.   hard line stores  
      
  7.At the Lancome counter in Macy’s department store, the beauty products are stored in cabinets and drawers behind the counter. This stock is referred to as  
  a.   forward reserve stock  
  b.   forward stock  
  c.   reserve stock  
  d.   under-the-counter 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.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  
      
  10.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  

 

 
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