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The chase card you are referring to has some cash back which is automatic. 1% on everything and 2 or 3 % on other categories. Then they have 5% on one or two categories that change every quarter.. Those 5% categories have you Activate them for the quarter. This is a marketing thing to keep you looking at the website every few months. I generally like Chase cards but the activation can be annoying.
The rewards they offer are better than some others for cards that do not have an annual fee.

They have another card that is 1.5% on all and 3% on some categories.

Citi has what they call a double rewards that gives you 1% on all purchases and another 1% as you pay.

Search on Nerdwallet or bankrate to see the different options if interested.

One word of caution. Keeping a card for a long time and paying it timely helps your creditscore. Switching cards frequently hurts your score.
Timely payments and longer history is best. Also, carrying a balance and paying interest negates all the rewards. Keep an eye on the bigger picture.
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