The Ultimate Quiz On Cashier Basics

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 704

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If you are in search of employment as a cashier it is important that you ensure you have what is needed in the market. Take up this basic cashier test for general cashier employment and see if you are ready to fill the vacant position you applied for. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What register key do you use to check the price of an item?
    • A. 

      Total Key

    • B. 

      Price Verify

    • C. 

      UPC Key

    • D. 

      Sub-total Key

  • 2. 
    What is the first thing you should do when you get an "item not on file"?
    • A. 

      Find out the price of the item

    • B. 

      Sit it aside and ring the rest of the items

    • C. 

      Guess what the price is

    • D. 

      Ask your co-worker what he/she thinks the price should be

  • 3. 
    You should always scan coupons before scanning the product.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    All manufacturer coupons have scannable bar codes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    After scanning the customer's last item and their coupons, which register key do you press?
    • A. 

      Sub-total

    • B. 

      Price Verify

    • C. 

      Price Modify

    • D. 

      Total

  • 6. 
    If a customer gives you a coupon after you total the sale, which register key do you press?
    • A. 

      Sub-total

    • B. 

      Price Verify

    • C. 

      Price Modify

    • D. 

      Total

  • 7. 
    How many sales slip does the register print out for a credit card transaction?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 8. 
    Which register key allows you to change the price of an item.
    • A. 

      Price modify

    • B. 

      Price verify

    • C. 

      Price change

    • D. 

      Price lookup

  • 9. 
    What type of register sign off allows you to keep your cash till in the register.
    • A. 

      Permanent sign off

    • B. 

      Temporary sign off

    • C. 

      Total cash out

    • D. 

      Temporary cash out

  • 10. 
    How old does someone have to be to buy alcohol?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      25

  • 11. 
    What are the three steps that are taken to "signing-off?
    • A. 

      Total key, clear, sign on/off

    • B. 

      Total key, sign on/off, clear

    • C. 

      Total key, password, sign on/off

    • D. 

      Total key, 47, enter

  • 12. 
    As a cashier, you typically should not open the cash drawer to make change without making a sale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you scan the bar code of an item, it not only provides the __________________ of the item but it also ________________________.
    • A. 

      Price; shows the location of the item

    • B. 

      Price; removes the item from inventory

    • C. 

      Price; adds the item to the inventory

    • D. 

      Price; determines if the item is on sale

  • 14. 
    What two things must you write on a void slip?
    • A. 

      Price and Initials

    • B. 

      Location and Initials

    • C. 

      Price and Reason

    • D. 

      Initials and Reason

  • 15. 
    Two types of coupons that are available are:
    • A. 

      Store and supermarket

    • B. 

      Store and drugstore

    • C. 

      Store and walgreens

    • D. 

      Store and manufacturer

  • 16. 
    When manually entering information required during a "check transaction", the transit number is the _____________________ set of numbers located at the bottom of the check.
    • A. 

      4th

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      2nd

    • D. 

      1st

  • 17. 
    A customer is purchasing alcohol and gives you his birth certificate for identification. It is ok to accept this as identification and allow the person to purchase the alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Up to the Manager

    • D. 

      If it is a friend

  • 18. 
    While working the front register a customer you just waited on triggers the theft alarm when leaving. You should:
    • A. 

      Yell out Stop Thief!

    • B. 

      Ask the person to stop and empty his/her pockets and/or purse.

    • C. 

      Ask the person to return to the register so that you may ensure the EAS tag has been removed.

    • D. 

      Ignore the person because you are a cashier, not a policeman.