Quiz For The Earlier Generation At Kmart

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 7. 
    The operations manager was typically known as....................
    • A. 

      M1

    • B. 

      L1

    • C. 

      M3

    • D. 

      M2

    • E. 

      L2

  • 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

  • 9. 
    An RTS was........................
    • A. 

      A "ready to scream"

    • B. 

      A "return to stock"

    • C. 

      A "return to supply"

    • D. 

      A "right to secure"

  • 10. 
    The Kmart employee discount amount in the early to mid 90s was?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      What discount?

    • E. 

      20%

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 14. 
    What did we once have in our store?
    • A. 

      Pizza Hut

    • B. 

      McDonalds

    • C. 

      A bank

    • D. 

      A dry cleaners

  • 15. 
    What time did we close on Sundays? (excluding Christmas season)
    • A. 

      5pm

    • B. 

      6pm

    • C. 

      7pm

    • D. 

      8pm

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