Cosmetology Practice Exam 9

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  • 1. 
    Most alkaline permanent waves have a pH between:
    • A. 

      4.5 and 5.5

    • B. 

      6.0 and 7.0

    • C. 

      9.0 and 9.6

    • D. 

      10.0 and 11.0


  • 2. 
    Exothermic waves create a chemical reaction that heats the solution and speeds up:
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Conditioning

    • C. 

      Neutralizing

    • D. 

      Formulation


  • 3. 
    The process of rearranging the basic structure of extremely curly hair into a straighter or smoother form is:
    • A. 

      Texturizing

    • B. 

      Permanent waving

    • C. 

      Chemical softening

    • D. 

      Chemical hair relaxing


  • 4. 
    Unlike thio neutralization, the neutralization process of hydroxide relaxers does not involve:
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Residues

    • C. 

      Restoring

    • D. 

      Rinsing


  • 5. 
    The application for chemical relaxers should be started in the most resistant are, usually the:
    • A. 

      Back fo the head

    • B. 

      Front hairline

    • C. 

      Scalp area

    • D. 

      Side area


  • 6. 
    A significant factor in the product selection used in the application of color is the client's hair:
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Density


  • 7. 
    Hair texture is determined by the diameter of individual hair:
    • A. 

      Lengths

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Strands

    • D. 

      Sections


  • 8. 
    The hair type with a large diameter that can take longer to process hair color is:
    • A. 

      Fine-textured hair

    • B. 

      Medium-textured hair

    • C. 

      Coarse-textured hair

    • D. 

      Long hair


  • 9. 
    Artificial hair colors are developed from the primary and secondary colors that form:
    • A. 

      Tonal colors

    • B. 

      Light energy

    • C. 

      Base colors

    • D. 

      Mixing colors


  • 10. 
    Adding the primary color red to yellow colors will cause them to appear:
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      Equal


  • 11. 
    Primary and secondary colors that are positioned opposite each on the color wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complementary colors

    • B. 

      Contrasting colors

    • C. 

      Permanent colors

    • D. 

      Tertiary colors


  • 12. 
    As part of their composition, all permanent hair coloring products and lighteners contain both a developer and a(n):
    • A. 

      Oxidizing agent

    • B. 

      Acidic agent

    • C. 

      Alkalizing ingredient

    • D. 

      Neutralizing ingredient


  • 13. 
    The most commonly used developer in hair color is:
    • A. 

      Ammonia peroxide

    • B. 

      Hrdrogen propitiator

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Potential activators


  • 14. 
    When applying color using the brush-and-bowl method, the mixing bowl, should be:
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Nonmetallic

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Nonbreakable


  • 15. 
    Before performing a coloring service with an aniline derative product, the client must have a(n):
    • A. 

      Preliminary test

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Patch test

    • D. 

      Insurance record


  • 16. 
    A preliminary test performed to determine how hair will react to  a color formula is a(n):
    • A. 

      Color test

    • B. 

      Patch test

    • C. 

      Application test

    • D. 

      Strand test


  • 17. 
    For a virgin application with a single-process color, the application should be applied first to:
    • A. 

      Roots and porous area

    • B. 

      Hair shaft and ends

    • C. 

      Mid-strand area

    • D. 

      Scalp area


  • 18. 
    The technique of coloring strands of hair darker than the natural color is called the:
    • A. 

      Lowlighting

    • B. 

      Accelerating

    • C. 

      Highlighting

    • D. 

      Baliage


  • 19. 
    Distended capilliaries caused by constant overdilation and weakening of the capillary walls are known as:
    • A. 

      Fissures

    • B. 

      Excoriation

    • C. 

      Telangiectasias

    • D. 

      Macula


  • 20. 
    A small circumscribed elevation of the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a:
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Freckle

    • D. 

      Stain


  • 21. 
    Acne, or common pimples, is also known as:
    • A. 

      Acne milia

    • B. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • C. 

      Acne cortisone

    • D. 

      Acne fissure


  • 22. 
    Chemicals released by the immune system that flood tissues to dilute a skin irritant are:
    • A. 

      Hematite

    • B. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • C. 

      Histamines

    • D. 

      Execration


  • 23. 
    Facial waxing should not be performed on clients with the condition of:
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Seborrhea

    • C. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • D. 

      Hirsutism


  • 24. 
    The natural arch of the eyebrow or the curved line of the eye socket follow what bone?
    • A. 

      Orbis

    • B. 

      Orbital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal


  • 25. 
    An effective epilator treatment that uses a thick paste easily remove with water is:
    • A. 

      Sugaring

    • B. 

      Pasting

    • C. 

      Soaping

    • D. 

      Waxing


  • 26. 
    During an analysis procedure, cleansing milk is applied to the skin using:
    • A. 

      Downward circular movements

    • B. 

      Rounded strong movements

    • C. 

      Upward circular movements

    • D. 

      Outward movements


  • 27. 
    The process of removing dead cells from the surface of the skin is:
    • A. 

      Scrubbing

    • B. 

      Modelage

    • C. 

      Exfoliation

    • D. 

      Superficial


  • 28. 
    Chemical exfoliants that work by dissolving keratin protein in the surface cells are known as:
    • A. 

      Face fresheners

    • B. 

      Steaming peels

    • C. 

      Enzyme peels

    • D. 

      Emollient peels


  • 29. 
    Water-binding agents in moisturizers contain emollients or hydrators also know as:
    • A. 

      Alipidic

    • B. 

      Humectants

    • C. 

      Acids

    • D. 

      Peptides


  • 30. 
    The manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, kneading, or other movements is called:
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Massage

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Physiology


  • 31. 
    Color that is added to the cheeks to add a natural looking glow is:
    • A. 

      Concealer

    • B. 

      Highlighter

    • C. 

      Pigment

    • D. 

      Blush


  • 32. 
    According to the American Medial Association, eye pencils should never be used on the:
    • A. 

      Eyelid area

    • B. 

      Eyebrow area

    • C. 

      Inner rim of eyes

    • D. 

      Outer rim of eyes


  • 33. 
    Parasites that under some conditions may cause infections to the feet and hands are:
    • A. 

      Pedis

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Tinea


  • 34. 
    Tiny pits or severe roughness on the surface of the nail plate is an indication of:
    • A. 

      Local infection

    • B. 

      Ingrown nails

    • C. 

      Athlete's foot

    • D. 

      Nail psoriasis


  • 35. 
    Products that cannot harbor the growth of pathogens have brushes that are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Quickly rinsed

    • B. 

      Unsanitary

    • C. 

      Discarded

    • D. 

      Self-disinfecting


  • 36. 
    Pedicure stations should have a chair with armrests for the client, ergonomic chair for the nail professional, and a:
    • A. 

      Footrest for the client

    • B. 

      Foot scrub

    • C. 

      Footstool for the professional

    • D. 

      Retail display


  • 37. 
    In massage, a friction movement using the fist with thumb out and applying firm pressure up the heel toward the ball of the foot is:
    • A. 

      Effleurage on the instep

    • B. 

      Percussion movement

    • C. 

      Thumb compression

    • D. 

      Metatasal scissor


  • 38. 
    A metal file that is designed to file in one direction is a:
    • A. 

      Rasp

    • B. 

      Paddle

    • C. 

      Curette

    • D. 

      Scooper


  • 39. 
    To avoid infections, important steps that must not be overlooked during pedicure procedures are:
    • A. 

      Cleaning and disinfecting

    • B. 

      Soaking and retailing

    • C. 

      Cleaning and massage

    • D. 

      Disinfection and effleurage


  • 40. 
    A lightweight rectangular block that is abrasive and used to buff nails is a:
    • A. 

      Square buffer

    • B. 

      Buffer block

    • C. 

      Curette

    • D. 

      Rasp


  • 41. 
    The term used to describe the degree of thickness of various nail adhesives is:
    • A. 

      Monomers

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Gelled

    • D. 

      Viscosity


  • 42. 
    Nail tips are softened with acetone or tip remover and are:
    • A. 

      Slid off

    • B. 

      Ripped off

    • C. 

      Nipped off

    • D. 

      Rubbed off


  • 43. 
    Liquid and powder artificial nail enhancements are based on a subcategory of acrylic called:
    • A. 

      Polyacrylate

    • B. 

      Methacrylate

    • C. 

      Methyl

    • D. 

      Monocyclic


  • 44. 
    For natural looking nails, product application near the eponychium, sidewalls, and free edge must be:
    • A. 

      Thin

    • B. 

      Soft

    • C. 

      Thick

    • D. 

      Dry


  • 45. 
    Although they are not traditionally thought of this way, nail enhancements based on UV curing chemistry are:
    • A. 

      Gel-like

    • B. 

      Acrylics

    • C. 

      Enhancements

    • D. 

      Durable


  • 46. 
    A written summary of your education and work experience is a:
    • A. 

      Plan

    • B. 

      Portfolio

    • C. 

      Resume

    • D. 

      Goal


  • 47. 
    Income in addition to your regular compensation that must be tracked and reported on tax returns is:
    • A. 

      Evaluations

    • B. 

      Travel

    • C. 

      Tips

    • D. 

      Gifts


  • 48. 
    To be successful in sales, you need ambition, determination, and a:
    • A. 

      Forceful personality

    • B. 

      Client base

    • C. 

      Shy demeanor

    • D. 

      Good personality


  • 49. 
    One of the best ways to improve your performance is to:
    • A. 

      Cut your clients's hair the way you prefer

    • B. 

      Find a role model

    • C. 

      Critique other coworkers

    • D. 

      Spend mre time on every client


  • 50. 
    Malpractice insurance is the responsibility of the:
    • A. 

      Landlord

    • B. 

      Stockholder

    • C. 

      Employee

    • D. 

      Salon owner


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