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Every year on the morning after Thanksgiving, hordes of shoppers descend on local malls in the wee hours of the morning to begin their Christmas shopping. See how much you know about this increasingly popular phenomenon!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What begins on Black Friday?

    • A.

      Traditional Christmas shopping season

    • B.

      After Thanksgiving turkey binge

    • C.

      The post Halloween parade

    • D.

      The pre-New Year's celebration

    Correct Answer
    A. Traditional Christmas shopping season
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Traditional Christmas shopping season. Black Friday is known as the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, and it marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day, many retailers offer significant discounts and sales to attract shoppers. It has become a tradition for people to start their holiday shopping on Black Friday, making it the official start of the traditional Christmas shopping season.

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  • 2. 

    Is Black Friday an official holiday?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Black Friday is not an official holiday. It is a popular shopping day that follows Thanksgiving Day in the United States. While many people have the day off from work, it is not recognized as a public holiday by the government. Therefore, businesses and schools remain open, and it is not a day off for everyone.

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  • 3. 

    What is the typical time that retailers open on Black Friday?

    • A.

      3 a.m.

    • B.

      4 a.m.

    • C.

      5 a.m.

    • D.

      6 a.m.

    Correct Answer
    C. 5 a.m.
    Explanation
    On Black Friday, retailers typically open at 5 a.m. This is the most common time for stores to start their sales and promotions on this busy shopping day. Many retailers choose to open early in order to attract customers who are looking for deals and discounts. Opening at 5 a.m. allows shoppers to start their day early and take advantage of the sales before the stores become crowded later in the day.

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  • 4. 

    In what U.S. city did Black Friday originate?

    • A.

      San Francisco

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Boston

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    Correct Answer
    D. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    The term "Black Friday" originated in Philadelphia in reference to the heavy traffic on that day.

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  • 5. 

    Is Black Friday the busiest shopping day of the year?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Traditionally, the busiest shopping day of the year is the Saturday before Christmas.

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  • 6. 

    What does the "black" in Black Friday refer to?

    • A.

      Color of shopper's hats

    • B.

      Period in which retailers are in the black

    • C.

      The mood of shoppers

    Correct Answer
    B. Period in which retailers are in the black
    Explanation
    More recently, merchants and the media have used the term "black" to refer to the beginning of the period in which retailers are in the black (i.e., turning a profit).

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  • 7. 

    What are the most popular items for sale on Black Friday?

    • A.

      Electronics

    • B.

      Dishware

    • C.

      Linens

    • D.

      Books

    Correct Answer
    A. Electronics
    Explanation
    Electronics and popular toys are often the most sought-after items and may be sharply discounted.

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  • 8. 

    What was the earliest known reference to Black Friday?

    • A.

      1945

    • B.

      1955

    • C.

      1965

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    C. 1965
    Explanation
    The earliest known reference to "Black Friday", found by Bonnie Taylor-Blake of the American Dialect Society, refers to Black Friday 1965.

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  • 9. 

    What is Cyber Monday?

    • A.

      Computer holiday

    • B.

      The day students return to school

    • C.

      Beginning of on-line shopping season

    Correct Answer
    C. Beginning of on-line shopping season
    Explanation
    The term Cyber Monday, a neologism invented by the National Retail Federation's Shop.org division, refers to the Monday immediately following Black Friday, which unofficially marks the beginning of the Christmas online shopping season.

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  • 10. 

    Where do local shoppers go on Black Friday?

    • A.

      Best Buy

    • B.

      Wal-Mart

    • C.

      Snow's Home and Garden Store

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    Local shoppers go to all of the mentioned stores on Black Friday. Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Snow's Home and Garden Store are popular destinations for shoppers looking for deals and discounts on Black Friday. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the Above."

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