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DFI > Education > Education Information > Consumer Credit Education > Quizzes > Comparison Shopping Quiz Comparison Shopping Quiz

1. Wise shoppers take time to compare two or three alternatives before spending money.

True

False

2. Taking time to read newspaper ads can help save money when shopping.

True

False

3. We can look at advertisements and learn how they make us want an item.

True

False

4. My needs should take priority over my wants when shopping.

True

False

5. Television commercials for food products are always factual.

True

False

6. Television ads influence spending decisions by:

using special music

using pretty pictures

making me think I need the item

All of the above

7. A spending need is:

something that looks good to me

something that I need to exist

something my friend has

the first thing I see in the store

8. The best spending choice is:

always shop at brand-name stores

buy the same things my friends buy

compare my choices before I buy

always borrow from friends

COMPARISON SHOPPING QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. True
  5. False
  6. All of the above
  7. something that I need to exist
  8. compare my choices before I buy