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Cosmetology Review Exam 2

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1.  To avoid back strain while giving a shampoo or other service, maintain a ______ posture.
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2.  In order to give the body support and balance and to help maintain good posture, the cosmetologist should wear:
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C.
D.
3.  Thoughfulness of others is considered to be the basis of:
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D.
4.  One of cosmetologists' most important personal assets is their:
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D.
5.  One important part of professionalism is
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D.
6.  To be liked, it is important to handle clients with:
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D.
7.  The science that deals with healthful living is:
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D.
8.  The practice of public hygiene is important because it helps to preserve the:
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D.
9.  Bad or offensive breath may be treated and minimized by:
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10.  One of the best advertisements of an effectively run salon is a cosmetologist who is:
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D.
11.  Pathogenic bacteria are especially common
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12.  Pustules and boils are infections containing
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13.  Disease may be spread in a salon by:
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14.  A wet sanitizer should contain
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D.
15.  The active gas in formalin is:
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16.  Chemical solutions used in a beauty salon should be stored in
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D.
17.  A formalin solution is commonly used as a
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D.
18.  To be effective, a dry sanitizer may contain (depending upon each state):
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D.
19.  Combs and brushes are sanitized by immersion in a ________ solution.
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D.
20.  Freedom from disease-bearing germs is referred to as:
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D.
21.  Sanitized implements are stored in a/an
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22.  Cosmetologists should clean their hands:
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D.
23.  A person who, although immune to a disease himself, can infect other persons with a disease is known as a/an:
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D.
24.  A chemical agent that destroys germs is called a/an
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D.
25.  To create vapors in a cabinet sanitizer, place one tablespoon of formalin in a small tray with one tablespoon of:
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D.
26.  The outer protective layer of the skin is called the
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D.
27.  The largest organ of the human body is the:
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28.  The color the skin depends on the blood supply to the skin and the coloring pigment called:
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D.
29.  Of the following skin structures, the most active in heat regulation are the _________ glands.
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30.  The ability of the skin to stretch and regain its natural shape reveals it:
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31.  The primary purpose of hair is to
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32.  The cold shaft is that portion of the hair that:
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33.  Hair growth starts at the hair's:
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34.  Eyelashes and eyebrows are replaced approximately every:
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35.  Texture refers to the degree of the hair's
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D.
36.  Itching is an example of a/an:
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37.  Another name for a vesicle is a/an
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38.  A disease that lasts a long time is described as being:
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39.  Comedone is the technical name for a:
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40.  Persons exposed to too much moisture and heat may develop a condition known as:
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D.
41.  Patches of dry, silvery scales on the scalp or skin may indicate the presence of:
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D.
42.  The medical term for ringworm is:
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D.
43.  Continued friction of the skin may result in the formation of a:
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D.
44.  Another name for dandruff is:
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45.  Small, white scales that usually appear on the scalp and hair are a sign of:
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D.
46.  Alopecia areata occurs most frequently after an injury to the ________ system.
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D.
47.  Superfluous hair, or abnormal development of hair on the body, is called:
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D.
48.  Elasticity is the ability of the hair to
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49.  The first consideration of the cosmetologist always should be the:
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50.  When draping for thermal curling or waving, a plastic cape may create:
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51.  During the shampoo, a scalp massage is given with:
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52.  After a regular shampoo, rinse away all lather from the hair with ___ water.
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53.  After a shampoo, lightened hair will be more manageable if given a/an ____ rinse.
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54.  Cleansing the hair without shampoo and water is done by giving a ____ shampoo.
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55.  To prevent stripping of tints or toners from the hair, use a shampoo that is:
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B.
C.
D.
56.  When an acidic rinse is used, it is followed with a:
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D.
57.  A rince that helps close and harden the cutcle layer after a tint or toner is a/an ___ rinse.
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D.
58.  A cream rinse is a commercial product that tends to:
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59.  Scalp massage is beneficial because it stimulates the
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60.  A basic requisite for a healthy scalp is:
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D.
61.  A tight scalp can be made more flexible by
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62.  Dust and dirt may be removed by
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63.  One important benefit of scalp manipulations is that they
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D.
64.  The more common causes of dandruff are improper diet, uncleanliness, and:
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D.
65.  Hairstyles are designed to accentuate the client's
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D.
66.  The thinning of hair involves:
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D.
67.  Cutting the hair in graduated lengths from the nape of the neck toward the crown of the head is known as:
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68.  Hair that can be thinned closest to the scalp without bouncing up is:
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69.  Hair cutting is a basis for:
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70.  The method of cutting hair straight across without tapering is referred to as _______ cutting.
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D.
71.  Best results in finger waving are obtained when the hair is naturally:
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D.
72.  For a hairstyle with a side part, finger waving should start on the:
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D.
73.  To emphasize the ridge of a finger wave:
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74.  After a finger wave, excessive drying of the hair will:
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75.  Another name for pin curl is ____ curl.
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76.  The three parts of a pin curl are its base, circle, and:
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77.  The curl obtains its direction, action, and mobility from its:
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D.
78.  A firm, immovable position, permitting only the circle of the curl to move, is created by a ______ curl.
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D.
79.  The size of the pin curl determines the curl
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D.
80.  The instrument used for trimming the cuticle is a
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D.
81.  Minor bleeding in manicuring is stopped with:
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B.
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D.
82.  A healthy nail is smooth, curved, and without hollows or:
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C.
D.
83.  The nail is composed of a substance called:
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C.
D.
84.  Effleurage is used in massage for its ____ effects.
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D.
85.  Friction in massage requires the use of _______ movements.
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B.
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D.
86.  Frim kneading massage movements usually produce a sensation to body tissues that is:
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D.
87.  Massage should not be given when:
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D.
88.  When giving a facial, eye pads should be applied before using:
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B.
C.
D.
89.  After removing blackheads, apply a/an
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D.
90.  A facial pack is recommended for ____ skin.
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D.
91.  For dry skin avoid using lotions that have a large percentage of:
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C.
D.
92.  The directions of pressure in facial massage movements should be from the muscle
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B.
C.
D.
93.  Eyebrows should be tweezed in the direction
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D.
94.  For a more natural look, strip eyelashes should be
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D.
95.  Unwanted hair may be temporarily removed by:
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D.
96.  Before applying a chemical depilatory, it is necessary to give a ___ test.
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D.
97.  For those clients who cannot tolerate hot wax, another method available for the temporary removal of superfluous hair is:
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D.
98.  An excessive growth of hair is called:
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D.
99.  The method of permanent hair removal is:
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D.
100.  The known causes of superfluous hair are glandular disturbances, unique racial characteristics, and:
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D.
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