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  • 1. 
    188. according to the American Medical 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


  • 2. 
    189. Eye pencils and sharpeners should be sanitized:
    • A. 

      After several uses

    • B. 

      When dull

    • C. 

      After each use

    • D. 

      When needed


  • 3. 
    191. When determining skin color, you must first decide the skin:
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Tone


  • 4. 
    187. any color that is significantly deeper or darker than the client's skin tone is considered a:
    • A. 

      Contour color

    • B. 

      Highlight color

    • C. 

      Base color

    • D. 

      Complementary color


  • 5. 
    193. The well-proportioned facial shape considered the ideal shape is:
    • A. 

      Oval

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Oblong

    • D. 

      Diamond


  • 6. 
    194. Minor damage to the matrix that produces a whitish discoloration or white spots on the nails is:
    • A. 

      Leukonychia

    • B. 

      Melanoynchia

    • C. 

      A hangnail

    • D. 

      Nail fungus


  • 7. 
    192. The terms cool or warm refer to the skin's
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Tone


  • 8. 
    190. Make-up brushes can be cleaned with a brush solvent or:
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Sulfur shampoo

    • C. 

      Dry shampoo

    • D. 

      Gentle shampoo


  • 9. 
    195. Split or brittle nails with a series of lengthwise ridges and a rough appearance to the surface of the nail plate is:
    • A. 

      Onychophagy

    • B. 

      Onychophosis

    • C. 

      Onychorrhexis

    • D. 

      Plicatured nails


  • 10. 
    196.The naturally occurring skin bacterium that can grow out of control and cause nail infections, incorrectly referred to as mold,is:
    • A. 

      Psudomonas aeruginosa

    • B. 

      Paronychia granular

    • C. 

      Pyogenic granular

    • D. 

      Plicatured nails


  • 11. 
    197. The lifting of the nail plate from the bed without shedding is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Ocychomadesis

    • B. 

      Nail psoriasis

    • C. 

      Eggshell nails

    • D. 

      Onycholysis


  • 12. 
    198.The nail professional's chair should be selected for durability, comfort, ergonomics, and easy:
    • A. 

      Portability

    • B. 

      Sanitizing

    • C. 

      Colors

    • D. 

      Padding


  • 13. 
    202. To bevel the nail, hold the nail board using a:
    • A. 

      180-degree angle

    • B. 

      90-degree angle

    • C. 

      60-degree angle

    • D. 

      45-degree angle


  • 14. 
    200. A manicuring implement not designed for reuse on an additional client is a:
    • A. 

      Wooden pusher

    • B. 

      Metal pusher

    • C. 

      Cuticle nipper

    • D. 

      Small scissors


  • 15. 
    199. Prior to being placed in a disinfectant solution,implements must be:
    • A. 

      Used often

    • B. 

      Rinsed

    • C. 

      Properly cleaned

    • D. 

      Contaminated


  • 16. 
    201. The tissue that is pushed back and loosened with the spoon end of a metal implement is the:
    • A. 

      Cores

    • B. 

      Hyponychium

    • C. 

      Matrix

    • D. 

      Eponychium


  • 17. 
    205. prior to reusing, any brush or applicator that comes in contact with a client's nail or skin must be properly:
    • A. 

      Labeled and returned

    • B. 

      Washed and stored

    • C. 

      Sanitized and disinfected

    • D. 

      Sanitized and dried


  • 18. 
    A multiuse tool used to shorten the natural nail plate is a nail:
    • A. 

      Nipper

    • B. 

      Clipper

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Drill


  • 19. 
    203. A nipper should be used to carefully trim away tags of:
    • A. 

      Proximal nail folds

    • B. 

      Free edges

    • C. 

      Dead skin

    • D. 

      Live tissue


  • 20. 
    207. Cuticle removers typically contain sodium or potassium hydroxide used to:
    • A. 

      Loosen and dissolve live tissue

    • B. 

      Loosen and dissolve dead tissue

    • C. 

      Damage living tissue

    • D. 

      Dry skin


  • 21. 
    206. 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


  • 22. 
    208. Nail cosmetics and creams should be removed from containers using a:
    • A. 

      Spoon

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Finger

    • D. 

      Spatula


  • 23. 
    209. Polish applied to prevent chipping and give the nails a glossy, finished appearance is a:
    • A. 

      Base coat

    • B. 

      Top coat

    • C. 

      Conditioning coat

    • D. 

      Nail hardener


  • 24. 
    210.Pedicures are a basic part of hygiene and good:
    • A. 

      Comfort

    • B. 

      Foot care

    • C. 

      Personal appearance

    • D. 

      Safety


  • 25. 
    211. Foot files are also known as:
    • A. 

      Nippers

    • B. 

      Rasps

    • C. 

      Paddles

    • D. 

      Curettes


  • 26. 
    217. Properly applied nail tips should never cover more than how much of the natural nail?
    • A. 

      One-quarter

    • B. 

      One-third

    • C. 

      One-half

    • D. 

      The full nail


  • 27. 
    218. Nail tips are softened with acetone or tip remover and are:
    • A. 

      Slid off

    • B. 

      Ripped off

    • C. 

      Nipped off

    • D. 

      Rubbed off


  • 28. 
    213. A chemical that should never be added to the footpath with the client's feet is a(n):
    • A. 

      Antiseptic

    • B. 

      Sea salt

    • C. 

      Disinfectant

    • D. 

      Surfactant


  • 29. 
    214. To avoid accidental eye exposure when using chemicals, the nail professional should wear:
    • A. 

      Clean uniforms

    • B. 

      Disposable gloves

    • C. 

      Sunglasses

    • D. 

      Safety eyewear


  • 30. 
    216. Hot paraffin baths should not be given to clients with:
    • A. 

      Dry skin

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Heavy calluses

    • D. 

      Impaired foot circulation


  • 31. 
    215. To avoid infections, important steps that must be overlooked during pedicure procedures are:
    • A. 

      Cleaning and disinfecting

    • B. 

      Soaking and retailing

    • C. 

      Cleaning and massage

    • D. 

      Disinfection and effleurage


  • 32. 
    212. At minimum the disinfecting of foot spas should be performed:
    • A. 

      After each client

    • B. 

      Once a week

    • C. 

      At end of day

    • D. 

      Weekly


  • 33. 
    219. To press fabric wraps onto the natural nail plate and avoid the transfer of dust or oil, use:
    • A. 

      Thick plastic

    • B. 

      Fingertips

    • C. 

      Heavy adhesive

    • D. 

      Nail resin


  • 34. 
    220. Acrylic nail enhancements are created by combining monomer liquid by combining monomer liquid with:
    • A. 

      Polymer adhesive

    • B. 

      Polymer resin

    • C. 

      Polymer powder

    • D. 

      Acrylic powder


  • 35. 
    221. As monomer liquid absorbs polymer powder, the chemical interaction produces a small
    • A. 

      Head of product

    • B. 

      Dry catalyst

    • C. 

      Synthetic product

    • D. 

      Positive reaction


  • 36. 
    222. Polymer powder is made using a special chemical reaction called:
    • A. 

      Polymorphic

    • B. 

      Screening

    • C. 

      Polymerization

    • D. 

      Adhesion


  • 37. 
    227. To protect eyes from flying objects and accidental slashes, the nail technician should wear:
    • A. 

      Sunglasses

    • B. 

      Dust masks

    • C. 

      Safety eyewear

    • D. 

      Protective gloves


  • 38. 
    223. Polymer powder is blended with pigments and colorants to produce various:
    • A. 

      Strengths

    • B. 

      Molecules

    • C. 

      Shades

    • D. 

      Weights


  • 39. 
    224. The ration of polymer powder and liquid monomer used to create a product bead is called the:
    • A. 

      Initiator

    • B. 

      Catalyst

    • C. 

      Positive ratio

    • D. 

      Mix ratio


  • 40. 
    225. Too much powder in a mix ratio causes nail enhancements to cure incorrectly and become:
    • A. 

      Dry and crumbly

    • B. 

      Weak and dry

    • C. 

      Brittle and discolor

    • D. 

      Soft and discolor


  • 41. 
    230. Excessive nipping of loose nail enhancement products can damage the nail plate and perpetuate:
    • A. 

      Balancing

    • B. 

      Lifting

    • C. 

      Soaking

    • D. 

      Discoloration


  • 42. 
    226. Performed nail extensions made from tenite acetate plastic are:
    • A. 

      Nail forms

    • B. 

      Linens wraps

    • C. 

      Gel products

    • D. 

      Nail tips


  • 43. 
    229.  When using the brush to shape the enhancement on the free edge area use:
    • A. 

      The middle portion of the brush

    • B. 

      The tip of the brush

    • C. 

      The end of the brush

    • D. 

      Of painting strokes


  • 44. 
    228. For use with acrylic products, the best brushes to use are composed of:
    • A. 

      Sable hair

    • B. 

      Nylon bristles

    • C. 

      Synthetic hair

    • D. 

      Human hair


  • 45. 
    231. During removal, acrylic (methacrylate) enhancements should be soaked for:
    • A. 

      20 to 30 seconds

    • B. 

      5 to 10 minutes

    • C. 

      20 to 30 minutes

    • D. 

      45 to 60 minutes


  • 46. 
    232. Depending upon the usage, a typical UV lightbulb should be changed:
    • A. 

      Once a year

    • B. 

      Two to three times per year

    • C. 

      Two or three times per month

    • D. 

      Once a month


  • 47. 
    233. The second UV gel applied i called the:
    • A. 

      Building UV gel

    • B. 

      Coating UV gel

    • C. 

      Top coat UV gel

    • D. 

      Curing UV gel


  • 48. 
    234. Each layer of UV gel product should be cured according to:
    • A. 

      Personal preference

    • B. 

      Desired strength

    • C. 

      Manufacturer's instructions

    • D. 

      Integumentary test


  • 49. 
    235. The sealer or finisher layer of a UV gel product covers the entire nail surface and is wrapped under the natural free edge to:
    • A. 

      Seal and protect coatings

    • B. 

      Even out imperfections

    • C. 

      Prevent from hardening

    • D. 

      Decrease liquefying


  • 50. 
    236. Information that is contained on a resume should be relevant to:
    • A. 

      Prior duties and responsibilities

    • B. 

      Unrelated experiences

    • C. 

      The position you are seeking

    • D. 

      Salary requirements


  • 51. 
    237. When researching potential employment opportunities, it is important that the stylist make:
    • A. 

      Informed comparisons

    • B. 

      Inappropriate remarks

    • C. 

      Casual conversation

    • D. 

      No comparisons


  • 52. 
    238. A commitment to doing a good job for the salon and for clients and to pride in workmanship portrays a strong:
    • A. 

      Technical skill

    • B. 

      Personal background

    • C. 

      Work ethic

    • D. 

      Career goal


  • 53. 
    244. the federal agency that requires that the ingredients of cosmetic preparations be available to employees is:
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      MSDS

    • C. 

      FBI

    • D. 

      OSHA


  • 54. 
    241. While servicing clients, the process of scheduling them for their next appointment is known as:
    • A. 

      Rebooking

    • B. 

      Marketing

    • C. 

      Upselling

    • D. 

      Referral


  • 55. 
    242. Two of the most important factors in predicting the success of a business are:
    • A. 

      Products and supplies

    • B. 

      Good visibility and accessibility

    • C. 

      Salon standards and advertising

    • D. 

      Atmosphere and location


  • 56. 
    243.  A salon that is owned and operated by an individual is referred to as a:
    • A. 

      Booth renter

    • B. 

      Chain salon

    • C. 

      Sole proprietorship

    • D. 

      Partnership


  • 57. 
    239. Career success is achieved through self-motivation, energy, and:
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      Persistence

    • C. 

      Laziness

    • D. 

      Luck


  • 58. 
    240. Creating a person plan to meet financial obligations can be achieved by creating a:
    • A. 

      Worksheet

    • B. 

      Budget

    • C. 

      Portfolio

    • D. 

      Decision


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