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Cosmetology State Board Review - History Of Cosmetology

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Quiz based off of the Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review book. Word for word selected questions and answers Chapter 1 - History of Cosmetology

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Greek work kosmetikos means:
    • A. 

      Skilled in the use of cosmetics

    • B. 

      Trained in barbering

    • C. 

      Skilled in hair care

    • D. 

      Licensed to practice cosmetology

  • 2. 
    Haircutting and hairstyling have been practiced since:
    • A. 

      The glacial age

    • B. 

      The Golden Age of Greece

    • C. 

      The Renaissance

    • D. 

      Medieval times

  • 3. 
    Henna is dye extracted from:
    • A. 

      Rose petals

    • B. 

      Walnut shells

    • C. 

      Dried bodies of insects

    • D. 

      The leaves of an ornamental shrub

  • 4. 
    Nail care was first practiced before 3000 B.C. in:
    • A. 

      Egypt and China

    • B. 

      Northern Europe

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      The Americas

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Barbers

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      Servants

    • D. 

      Carpenters

  • 6. 
    The barber pole, symbol of the barbrer-surgeon, has its roots in the early practice of :
    • A. 

      Tooth-pulling

    • B. 

      Bloodletting

    • C. 

      Haircutting

    • D. 

      Leeching

  • 7. 
    The first permanent waving technique that did not require the use of a machine was invented by:
    • A. 

      Evans and McDounough

    • B. 

      Charles Nessler

    • C. 

      Marcel Grateau

    • D. 

      Madam C.J. Walker

  • 8. 
    An entry-level cosmetolgist may be expected to perform a variety of duties, except for:
    • A. 

      Selling retail products to clients

    • B. 

      Updating client records

    • C. 

      Paying bills

    • D. 

      Making appointments

  • 9. 
    An esthetician can choose from many employment possiblities, including:
    • A. 

      Massage therapist

    • B. 

      Nail technician

    • C. 

      Celebrity hairstylist

    • D. 

      Consultant for a cosmetic company

  • 10. 
    Product educators selling to professionals and salon owners often provide:
    • A. 

      Product knowledge classes

    • B. 

      Hairstyling techniques

    • C. 

      Chemistry classes

    • D. 

      Business training

  • 11. 
    A design team works together to present:
    • A. 

      A new salon design

    • B. 

      Regulatory issues

    • C. 

      New cosmetic products

    • D. 

      Fashion and runway shows

  • 12. 
    The salon industry has grown tremendously and annually grosses
    • A. 

      $50 million

    • B. 

      $50 billion

    • C. 

      $100 million

    • D. 

      $1 billion

  • 13. 
    Government regulatory agencies are involved in providing:
    • A. 

      Continuing education

    • B. 

      Standards for the industry

    • C. 

      Trade publications

    • D. 

      Job opportunities