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Cosmetology - Basics Of Chemistry And Electricity

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This quiz is taken from the Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review book.

  
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1.  Organic chemistry is the study of substances containing:
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2.  Example of organic substances include:
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3.  Matter is any substance that:
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4.  The particles from which all matter is composed are:
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5.  Two or more atoms of the same element that are united chemically form a/an:
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6.  When water boils, it is changing from one state of matter to another, from:
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7.  When a physical change occurs in a substance, there is:
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8.  The action of permanent haircolor is an example of a:
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9.  Water (H20) is an example of a/an:
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10.  Salt water and fruit salad are examples of a/an:
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11.  A blended mixtue of two or more solids, liquids, or gases is a/an:
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12.  Liquids that can be mixed together in any proportion without separating are:
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13.  A substance that dissoves another substance to form a solution, with no change in chemical compostion, is a/an:
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14.  A mixtue that must be shaken or mixed well before suing is a/an:
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15.  Most of the emulsions used in a salon:
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16.  Emulsions are mixtures of two or more:
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17.  The head of a surfactant molecule is water-loving, or:
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18.  Substances that are often used instead os ammonia in hair products because their odor is not as strong are:
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19.  A colorless gas with a strong odor, composed of hydrogen and nitrogen, is:
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20.  In pure water, some of the molecules naturally ionize into hydrogen ions and:
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21.  PH is only possible because of the ionization of:
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22.  The pH scale measures:
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23.  Solutions with a pH below 7.0 are:
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24.  Alkalis have a pH above 7.0 and:
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25.  The average pH of hair and skin is:
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26.  When a substance is combined with oxygen, the process is called:
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27.  The chemical reaction in which hydrogen is added to a substance is:
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28.  A substance that readily transmits electricity is a/an:
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29.  Rubber and silk are good:
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30.  A constant electrical current traveling in one direction only is called a/an:
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31.  A unit of electrical pressure is referred to as a/an:
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32.  An ampere (amp) is a unit of electrical:
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33.  The amount of electrical energy that is being used in one second is measured in:
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34.  A device that automatically interrupts or shuts off an electric circuit in the event of overload is the:
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35.  Electronic facial treatments are known as:
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36.  The positive electrode of an electrotherapy device is called a/an:
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37.  In electrotherapy, the cathode is:
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38.  A constant and direct current used to produce chemical effects on the tissues and fluids of the body is the:
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39.  An alternating and interruped current used to cause muscular contractions is the:
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40.  An electrical current used for its heat-producing effects is the:
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41.  The anode (positive electrode) of a galvanic device:
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42.  The cathode (negative electrode) of a galvanic device:
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43.  The process of softening and emulsifying oil deposits and blackheads in the follicles is:
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44.  Visible light makes up _ % of natural sunlight.
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45.  Ultraviolet (UV) rays, also called cold rays or actinic rays, have short wavelengths and:
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46.  The invisible rays that produce the most heat are the:
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47.  It is estimated that _ Americans will develop skin cancer.
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48.  "Combination light" is also known as:
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49.  The average distance you should place an infrared lamp from the skin is about:
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50.  A safety precaution you should always follow with electrical equipment is to:
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