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1.  To offset or round out the square facial type, choose a style that has:
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  A converter is an apparatus that changes direct current to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  The process of temporarily straightening extremely curl hair by means of heated comb is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  The darkest hair colors in the level system are identified as being a level:
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  Current research confirms that dandruff is the result of a fungus called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  THe bands of permanent wave rods should be smooth and fastened:
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  The tiny granules of coloring matter deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  The first step in the decontamination process is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The most critical part of a color service is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  Dark blotches of color on the skin caused by sun exposure or hormone imbalance is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  When testing synthetic hair or fibers by burning, the hair will either ball up, melt, or burn:
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  All natural hair color is the result of pigment located in the cortex called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  Conditioners that have a pH range of 3.5 to 6.0 are used to restore the pH of hair after:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  The even-flowing electric current that travels in one direction only is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  A manufactured synthetic fiber with a texture similar to extremely curly or coiled hair types that does not reflect light and is used for hair extensions is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Stressful, repetitive motions have a cumulative effect on joints and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  The technique of drying and styling damp hair in one operation is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  The difference in the strength of most chemical hair relaxers is determined by the concentration of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  When securing a cape during the client preparation, do not let the cape touch the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  A small wig used by men to cover the top or crown of the head is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  A pressing comb with less space between the teeth produces a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Haircuts that generally have less weight than graduated haircuts are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  Specialized preparations designed to equalize hair porosity and deposit a base color in one application are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  Rubber,silk, wood, and glass are common examples of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The type of bacteria that rarely shows any active motility is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  Liquids that are not capable of being mixed into stable solutions are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  The facial skeleton has how many bones?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  Hanging curls that are suitable for medium-to-long hairstyles are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  A rod-shaped microorganism that infected clients due to improper disinfection of a whirlpool foot spa was:
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  Nonpathogenic bacteria are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  The technique used to check a haircut for precision of line and shape is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  The area of the head that is between the apex and the back of the parietal ridge is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  The element used to define texture and line and tie design elements together is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  A spot or discoloration of the skin, neither raised nor  sunken, is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  A method of hair removal using a beam pulsed on the skin that requires specialized training is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Before taking the head measurements in fitting for a wig, the natural hair should be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  In creating a length increase in the design of graduated and layered haircuts, the technique to use is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  The fatty layer found below the dermis is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  To draw a line in a hairstyle in the direction you want the eye to travel, use a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  The therapeutic use of oils in skin care products that creates positive effects on the body, mind, and spirits is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Natural looking hair color is made up of a combination of primary and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  As a rule of thumb, coarse and gray hair can withstand more heat than:
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Hair that burns slowly and gives off a distinctive odor is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  An applicator used to direct electric current from a machine to the clients's skin is a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  If an exposure incident should occur, discard all disposable contaminated objects in a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  The two methods of wrapping the hair around a perm rod are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  The cortex is responsible for the natural color of hair, 90 percent of the total weight, and hair:
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  The thinnest skin can be found on the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  Chemical hair texturizers temporarily raise the pH of the hair in order to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  Skin products that have a higher concentration of ingredients are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
51.  A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  Hair that has the largest diameter and usually requires more processing time is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
53.  The area that begins at the apex and ends at the front corners and is located by placing a comb on top of the head so that the middle of the comb is balanced is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
54.  Lines that are up and down and perpendicular to the floor are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  The rays of the sun that cause sunburns and tanning and are also known as burning rays are
A.
B.
C.
D.
56.  Single-use items that do not have the capacity to be disinfected after each client use must be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  A fiber protein that is the principal component of hair, skin, and nails is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
58.  The type of curl that is placed completely off base and allows for the greatest mobility is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
59.  THe hair type that requires less elevation and should be left a bit longer because of shrinkage when it dries is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
60.  Nail fungus can be contracted through implements that are not properly:
A.
B.
C.
D.
61.  Large, flat brushes with staggered pin patterns used for mid-to-0longer hair length are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
62.  A carbuncle is an inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue caused by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
63.  The water-attracting head of the surfactant molecule is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
64.  The amount of sebum produced by the sebaceous glands determines the size of the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
65.  Prior to application, the temperature of the heated wax should be tested on:
A.
B.
C.
D.
66.  Organisms that live in or on another living organism and draw their nourishment from the host organism are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
67.  A pimple or abscess is an example of a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
68.  The most commonly used developer in hair color is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
69.  Examples of single-process permeant coloring applications are virgin color applications and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
70.  Nerve tissue carries messages to the brain and is made up of special cells known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
71.  The outline of the face, head, and figure seen in a side view is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
72.  Careless electrical connections and overloaded circuits can result in an electric shock, burn, or:
A.
B.
C.
D.
73.  A single line of color, or a series of repeated lines, creates a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
74.  A fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
75.  A combination of a the relaxer and a the permeant wrapped on large rods is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
76.  The part of the nail where the natural nail is formed is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
77.  Eye shadow that is lighter then the client's skin tone is considered:
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  The American Cancer Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter B to check mole:
A.
B.
C.
D.
79.  The nail is an appendage of the skin and is part of what system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
80.  Placing a comb flat against the nape of the head and finding where the comb leaves the head can be used to locate the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
81.  When cutting hair, a general rule of thumb is to stand or sit directly in front of the area you are cutting and to keep your body weight:
A.
B.
C.
D.
82.  Styles that are full around the forehead and jawline to create a more oval appearance are recommended for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
83.  Coloring products that have a coating action on the hair and are removed by shampooing are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  The clear, transparent layer just under the skin surface that consists of small cells through which light can pass is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
85.  The thickened, clublike structure that forms the lower part of the hair root is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
86.  An imported wool fiber available in black or brown with a matte finish that is used in hair extensions is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
87.  An oxidizer added to hydrogen peroxide increase its chemical action is a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
88.  The process of removing excess bulk without shortening hair length is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
89.  The units of structure that build protein and are linked end-to-end like a string of pearls are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
90.  A common volatile organic compound that evaporates quickly and is used in hair spray is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
91.  Hydrogen bonds are easily broken by water or hear and re-formed when the hair is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
92.  After a haircut and before blow-drying, sanitation and disinfection guidelines require the practitioner to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
93.  To create curls in using rollers, the hair should be wrapped around the roller:
A.
B.
C.
D.
94.  THe uniform working areas used for control during haircutting are called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
95.  Brushes with bristles that have tiny overlapping layer of scales, which clean and add luster to the hair are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
96.  The act of effectively sharing information between two people, or groups of people, is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
97.  The three different types of cross-links that form bonds between the polypeptide chains in the cortex are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
98.  The growth pattern is the direction in which hair grows from the scalp and is also called the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
99.  The skin disease that is caused by an infestation of head lice is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
100.  Tinea is characterized by itching scales and sometimes painful circular lesions and is caused by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
101.  Ions with a positive electrical charge are considered to be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
102.  Wax that has a high incidence of allergic reactions and may require a patch test is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
103.  The coloring products that are regarded as the best for covering gray hair are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
104.  Prior to a full-color application to a wig or hairpiece, it is recommended to perform a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
105.  Oil-absorbing masks that have an exfoliating and astringent effect, making large pores appear smaller are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
106.  Chemical services should not be performed if the scalp analysis shows any signs of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
107.  The manual or mechanical manipulation of the cody by rubbing, kneading, or other movements is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
108.  An inflamed pimple containing pus is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
109.  Waves that are activated from an outside heat source are considered:
A.
B.
C.
D.
110.  The three main types of decontamination are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
111.  Client questionnaires used for hair removal services should contain information about client medications and document:
A.
B.
C.
D.
112.  Water that is chemically softened and allows soaps and shampoos to lather freely is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
113.  Suspensions differ from solutions in that suspensions contain particles that are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
114.  The technical term for gray hair is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
115.  When removing cleanser in the eye area, move outward on the upper lid and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
116.  When sebum hardens and the sebaceous duct becomes clogged, the pore impaction that is formed is a :
A.
B.
C.
D.
117.  The neutralizing of remaining hydroxide ions to lower the pH of the hair and scalp after a relaxer requires a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
118.  Tissue that carries blood and lymph, food and hormones through the body is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
119.  A thin, open-meshed cotton fabric this is used to hold mask products on the the face is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
120.  A generic medical term used to describe an abnormal inflammatory condition of the skin is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
121.  THe study of the structure, function, and diseases of the muscles is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
122.  The blow-dryer attachment that stretches and softens texturized hair and loosens the curl pattern is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
123.  A more aggressive version of point cutting that creates a chunkier effect is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
124.  The predominant melanin that gives black and brown color to hair is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
125.  Liquids and creams forms of foundation are a mixture of water and oil with coloring agents called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
126.  All of the following need to be disposed of after a single use except for
A.
B.
C.
D.
127.  Lipstick when applied properly should be even on both sides of the mouth and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
128.  Wigs that most closely resemble actual human hair growth with flexibility at the roots are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
129.  THe hair type that is very resistant to hair pressing and requires more heat and pressure is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
130.  Another term used to describe back-brushing is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
131.  When removing implements from the disinfectant solution, to avoid damaging the skin or contaminating the disinfectant solution, use:
A.
B.
C.
D.
132.  The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
133.  The nail that grows the slowest is on the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
134.  Sodium hydroxide relaxers are commonly called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
135.  Lifting any section of hair above 0 degrees is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
136.  When the cuticle of the hair is lifted and the hair is overly porous and absorbs color quickly, the hair porosity is defined as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
137.  A disease that spreads from one person to another by contact is said to be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
138.  A light continuous, stroking movement applied with the fingers or palms with no pressure is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
139.  The press that removes 60-75 percent of the curl is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
140.  The middle part of the muscle is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
141.  The process of using galvanic current to penetrate water-soluble products containing ions into the skin is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
142.  Dry skin that is not producing enough sebum is also known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
143.  The main ingredient of most shampoos is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
144.  A stylist should recommend a hair or scalp treatment only after having performed a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
145.  When using heat on human hair wigs, the temperature setting on the styling tool should be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
146.  Lesions of the skin that develop in the later stages of a disease are classified as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
147.  Lines in haircutting that are parallel to the horizon,or the floor are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
148.  Infrared lamps used during hair treatments and to process hair color should be operated at a distance of at least:
A.
B.
C.
D.
149.  The chemical process involving the diffusion of natural color pigment or artificial color from the hair is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
150.  The principal functions of the skin are protection, sensation, heat regulation, excretion, and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
151.  Groups of tissues designed to perform a specific function are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
152.  Masks that contain special crystals and dry to plaster-like consistency are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
153.  The braid made when two strands are twisted around each other is s:
A.
B.
C.
D.
154.  The two front corners represent the widest part of the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
155.  The technique that allows you to cut the hair very close to the scalp and create a flat-top or square shape is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
156.  To avoid overprocessing and scalp irritation in a virgin relaxer application,start at least:
A.
B.
C.
D.
157.  Relaxers that contain two components and must be mixed immediately prior to use are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
158.  Horizontal lines are used to create one-length and low-elevation cuts and build:
A.
B.
C.
D.
159.  In ancient Rome, middle-class women colored their hair:
A.
B.
C.
D.
160.  Pine curls sliced from a shaping and formed without lifting the hair from the head are referred to as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
161.  Products that are designed to lower the pH of skin after cleaning and aid in the removal of excess cleaning products are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
162.  Cordless electric clippers and battery chargers convert AC current from a wall unit to DC current needed to recharge DC batteries with the use of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
163.  Hair coloring products fall into one of how many categories?
A.
B.
C.
D.
164.  A lengthwise section of hair shows that cuticle scales overlap and each individual cuticle scale is attached to the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
165.  The melanin that provides brown or black color to hair is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
166.  A simple two-strand braid in which the hair is picked up from the sides and added to strands as they are crossed over each other is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
167.  The needle that is used to sew extensions onto a track should be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
168.  A commonly used epilator that removes hair from the bottom of the follicle is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
169.  The muscle that covers the back of the neck and upper and middle region of the back and that rotates and controls the swinging movement of the arms is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
170.  During the Victorian age, women pinched their cheeks and bit their lips to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
171.  The two defining characteristics of hair type are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
172.  The two major categories of hair removal are classified as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
173.  Thinning hair using a sliding movement with the blades of the shear partially opened to reduce volume and create movement is?
A.
B.
C.
D.
174.  Reference points in a haircut are used to establish:
A.
B.
C.
D.
175.  The positive electrode is called the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
176.  A combination of understanding, empathy, and acceptance is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
177.  A hair removal service should not be performed on clients taking a medication containing:
A.
B.
C.
D.
178.  During a retouch relaxer application, to avoid overprocessing of hair breakage, do not:
A.
B.
C.
D.
179.  A rule of classic proportion in the ratio of head size to body size is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
180.  If a client has a skin disorder that is not recognized as a simple disorder, the client should be referred to a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
181.  Electronic facial treatments are commonly referred to as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
182.  Achieving balance within a design can be accomplished by understanding the head shape and:
A.
B.
C.
D.
183.  On a layered haircut, if you want the hair to be longer toward the front, overdirect the sections to a stationary guide at the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
184.  The simplest form form of matter that cannot be broken down without the loss of identity is a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
185.  To avoid infection, sponge a tweezed area frequently with cotton moistened with:
A.
B.
C.
D.
186.  When manipulating the scalp during a shampoo, begin at the front hairline and work in a(n):
A.
B.
C.
D.
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