Quiz For The Earlier Generation At Kmart

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Kmart is a popular American department store chain, first founded in 1899 and headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. What do you know about the chain’s storied history? Let’s take a look through time and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What key number was taxable?

    • A.

      Key 1

    • B.

      Key 2

    • C.

      Key 10

    • D.

      Key 11

    Correct Answer
    A. Key 1
    Explanation
    The taxable key number in this question is Key 1.

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  • 2. 

    According to the Kmart Employee Handbook, Caroline Green is........

    • A.

      A fire

    • B.

      A sick footwear manager

    • C.

      Store Evacuation

    • D.

      Theft

    • E.

      Inclement Weather

    Correct Answer
    C. Store Evacuation
  • 3. 

    What celebrity was once in our store and landed via a helicopter in the parking lot?

    • A.

      Chris Rock

    • B.

      Mario Andretti

    • C.

      John Bolaris

    • D.

      Regis Philbin

    • E.

      Kathy Ireland

    Correct Answer
    B. Mario Andretti
    Explanation
    Mario Andretti is the correct answer because he is a famous race car driver known for his speed and adrenaline-filled lifestyle. It is not uncommon for celebrities like Andretti to make grand entrances, and landing via a helicopter in a parking lot fits his adventurous persona. Chris Rock is a comedian, John Bolaris is a meteorologist, Regis Philbin is a television host, and Kathy Ireland is a model-turned-businesswoman, none of whom have a strong connection to helicopters or parking lot entrances.

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  • 4. 

    What soap opera did Shak and crew watch daily at 12pm?

    • A.

      As the World Turns

    • B.

      General Hospital

    • C.

      The Young & The Restless

    • D.

      The Day of Our Lives

    • E.

      All My Children

    Correct Answer
    C. The Young & The Restless
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Young & The Restless." This soap opera is known for its dramatic storylines and has been on the air since 1973. It airs daily at 12pm, which suggests that Shak and his crew regularly watch this show during that time.

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  • 5. 

    What was the name of the footwear company operated in our store?

    • A.

      Meldisco

    • B.

      Famous Footwear

    • C.

      Shoes Galore

    • D.

      Melvin Ltd.

    • E.

      Meldiscount

    Correct Answer
    A. Meldisco
    Explanation
    Meldisco is the correct answer because it is the name of the footwear company operated in the store.

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  • 6. 

    A letter bag is......................

    • A.

      The bag in which you received your morning register cash

    • B.

      The bag you used to turn in "pickup money"

    • C.

      The bag you used to turn in your nightly drawer

    • D.

      The bag you used to mail your personal letters

    Correct Answer
    A. The bag in which you received your morning register cash
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the bag in which you received your morning register cash." This is because a letter bag is typically used to hold and transport important documents or items, such as cash received from the morning register. It is not used for turning in pickup money, nightly drawer, or mailing personal letters.

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  • 7. 

    The operations manager was typically known as....................

    • A.

      M1

    • B.

      L1

    • C.

      M3

    • D.

      M2

    • E.

      L2

    Correct Answer
    D. M2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is M2 because the question is asking for the name by which the operations manager was typically known. Since M2 is the only option that represents a title or designation, it is likely to be the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    A code 2000 checkouts meant......

    • A.

      A cash pickup request

    • B.

      A hot girl was at the registers

    • C.

      A medical emergency at checkouts

    • D.

      We made $2000 for the day

    Correct Answer
    B. A hot girl was at the registers
  • 9. 

    An RTS was........................

    • A.

      A "ready to scream"

    • B.

      A "return to stock"

    • C.

      A "return to supply"

    • D.

      A "right to secure"

    Correct Answer
    B. A "return to stock"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A 'return to stock'". In the context of an RTS (Return to Stock), it refers to the process of returning a product or item back to the inventory or stock after it has been previously sold, returned by a customer, or used for display purposes. This term is commonly used in retail or e-commerce businesses to manage inventory levels and ensure that products are available for sale.

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  • 10. 

    The Kmart employee discount amount in the early to mid 90s was?

    • A.

      5%

    • B.

      10%

    • C.

      15%

    • D.

      What discount?

    • E.

      20%

    Correct Answer
    D. What discount?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What discount?" because there was no employee discount at Kmart in the early to mid-90s. This means that employees did not receive any discount on their purchases during that time period.

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  • 11. 

    Kmart onced owned which of the following stores:

    • A.

      Sports Authority, Rite Aid, PACE, OfficeMax

    • B.

      CVS, Payless Drugs, Waldenbooks, PACE

    • C.

      Builders Squares, Sports Authority, Payless Drugs, PACE

    • D.

      CVS, Payless Drugs, Borders, PACE

    Correct Answer
    C. Builders Squares, Sports Authority, Payless Drugs, PACE
    Explanation
    Kmart once owned Builders Squares, Sports Authority, Payless Drugs, and PACE.

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  • 12. 

    Before the current blue tape lines on the floor, the color was?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Red

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Duh, they were always blue

    • E.

      Purple

    Correct Answer
    B. Red
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "Red." This suggests that before the current blue tape lines on the floor, the color of the tape lines was red.

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  • 13. 

    The Kmart "L" was?

    • A.

      The person known as the loser in the store

    • B.

      The walking pattern you had to follow arriving and leaving the store

    • C.

      The "Loss Control" Person

    • D.

      The big "Light" out front

    Correct Answer
    B. The walking pattern you had to follow arriving and leaving the store
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The walking pattern you had to follow arriving and leaving the store." This refers to the layout of the store, where customers were directed to walk in a specific path while entering and exiting. This was done to control foot traffic and guide customers through different sections of the store.

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  • 14. 

    What did we once have in our store?

    • A.

      Pizza Hut

    • B.

      McDonalds

    • C.

      A bank

    • D.

      A dry cleaners

    Correct Answer
    C. A bank
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A bank. This suggests that in the past, there was a bank located in the store.

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  • 15. 

    What time did we close on Sundays? (excluding Christmas season)

    • A.

      5pm

    • B.

      6pm

    • C.

      7pm

    • D.

      8pm

    Correct Answer
    A. 5pm
    Explanation
    The given answer, 5pm, suggests that the business closes on Sundays at 5pm, excluding the Christmas season. This information implies that the business has different operating hours during the Christmas season, but the specific hours are not provided.

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