What’s Your Black Friday IQ?

Black Friday may be a time of nonstop shopping and great deals, but there's more to this national shopping day than what meets the eye. What's your Black Friday IQ?
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How did Black Friday get its name?
The name refers to the fact that the economy is in the black after this day.
The name refers to the early opening hours of retail stores.
The name refers to 1987 stock market crash that occurred on Black Friday.
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Which products should you typically avoid buying on Black Friday?
Jewelry
Christmas decorations
Toys
All of the above
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When was the first Black Friday?
1924
1960
1980
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Is Black Friday a national holiday?
Some states observe it as such
Yes it is a federal holiday
No, but many states still give state government workers the day off.
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The Monday shopping day following Black Friday is known as....
Mega Monday
Cyber Monday
Manic Monday
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How much money did shoppers spend during Black Friday weekend in 2012?
$997 million
$59 billion
$9 billion
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Following Black Friday, what is the second-busiest shopping day of the year?
The Saturday Before Christmas
Christmas Eve
The day after Black Friday
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Which international holiday is similar to Black Friday in the United States?
Boxer Day in the United Kingdom
Canada Day in Canada
Arbor Day in China
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Is Black Friday the most profitable shopping day of the year for retailers?
Yes
No
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What percentage of Black Friday shoppers are actually shopping for themselves?
84%
44%
64%
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Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. So on which day are stores the least crowded?
Weekdays after a major holiday
The Sunday before a major holiday
The day after a major holiday
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Which two retailers are typically the biggest sellers on Black Friday?
Amazon and Walmart
Target and Walmart
Walmart and Macys
Result
Uh-oh, based on the results of this quiz, it's pretty apparent that Black Friday isn't your thing. While you know the basics, you just don't care to delve too deep into this materialistic and made up holiday.

C+, Black Friday Blackout

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Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are Black Friday bombastic! You love a good sale, so much so, that you've done your fair share of research on this epic shopping holiday. While you might not be an expert, you're well on your way!

B+, Black Friday Bombastic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true Black Friday bargain expert! While many might claim to be the top of the heap when it comes to this shopping holiday, you actually are. From the history to the sales, you know all there is to know about this holiday.

C+, Black Friday Bargain Expert

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1
How did Black Friday get its name?
The name refers to the fact that the economy is in the black after this day.
The name refers to the early opening hours of retail stores.
The name refers to 1987 stock market crash that occurred on Black Friday.
2
Which products should you typically avoid buying on Black Friday?
Jewelry
Christmas decorations
Toys
All of the above
3
When was the first Black Friday?
1924
1960
1980
4
Is Black Friday a national holiday?
Some states observe it as such
Yes it is a federal holiday
No, but many states still give state government workers the day off.
5
The Monday shopping day following Black Friday is known as....
Mega Monday
Cyber Monday
Manic Monday
6
How much money did shoppers spend during Black Friday weekend in 2012?
$997 million
$59 billion
$9 billion
7
Following Black Friday, what is the second-busiest shopping day of the year?
The Saturday Before Christmas
Christmas Eve
The day after Black Friday
8
Which international holiday is similar to Black Friday in the United States?
Boxer Day in the United Kingdom
Canada Day in Canada
Arbor Day in China
9
Is Black Friday the most profitable shopping day of the year for retailers?
Yes
No
10
What percentage of Black Friday shoppers are actually shopping for themselves?
84%
44%
64%
11
Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. So on which day are stores the least crowded?
Weekdays after a major holiday
The Sunday before a major holiday
The day after a major holiday
12
Which two retailers are typically the biggest sellers on Black Friday?
Amazon and Walmart
Target and Walmart
Walmart and Macys