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DECA Practice Test

Retail Merchandising

Practice Test
  1.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  
  2.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  
  3.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  
  4.Bread, milk, eggs, and paper towels are examples of  
  a.   soft line products  
  b.   emergency products  
  c.   staples  
  d.   homogenous products  
  5.The Good Guys sells appliances such as refrigerators, but they do not keep a stock of refrigerators in the store. One of each model of refrigerator is displayed in the store. The rest are stored offsite and are called  
  a.   warehouse reserve stock  
  b.   reserve stock  
  c.   forward reserve stock  
  d.   warehouse club stock  
  6.After a driver makes a delivery of merchandise to a store, he leaves a  
  a.   bill of lading  
  b.   delivery receipt  
  c.   tracking memo  
  d.   UVM  
  7.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  
  8.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  
  9.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  
  10.Retail merchandise is often marked with a bar code, also known as the  
  a.   sku  
  b.   UPC  
  c.   UVM  
  d.   UPN  


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