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Minnesota State Cosmetology Practice Exam

17 Questions
Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

A practice quiz for the Minnesota laws and rules cosmetology exam

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state inspection report must be posted where?
    • A. 

      In the reception area

    • B. 

      In the dispensary

    • C. 

      In the bathroom

  • 2. 
    What is the penalty to the salon manager for allowing an unlicensed person to practice in the salon?
    • A. 

      $700 fine

    • B. 

      Misdemeanor

    • C. 

      Revocation of license

  • 3. 
    How many work experience hours are needed to renew your license every three years?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      2700

    • C. 

      400

  • 4. 
    If you change your name, how many days do you have to notify the board in advance?
    • A. 

      60 Days

    • B. 

      90 Days

    • C. 

      30 Days

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of Cosmetology laws?
    • A. 

      To protect the public

    • B. 

      To protect the Stylist

    • C. 

      To have some order

  • 6. 
    What agency is responsible for the administration of the Mn Cosmetology Laws?
    • A. 

      The Board of Barbers

    • B. 

      The Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

    • C. 

      The Governor

  • 7. 
    How many hours are needed to become a Cosmetologist?
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      350

    • C. 

      1550

  • 8. 
    Which one of these is NOT an unregulated service?
    • A. 

      Braiding

    • B. 

      Tanning

    • C. 

      Waxing

  • 9. 
    How many shampoo bowls are required?
    • A. 

      1 for every 10 stations

    • B. 

      2 for every 8 stations

    • C. 

      1 for every 6 stations

  • 10. 
    When can a duplicate license be issued?
    • A. 

      Whenever one is needed

    • B. 

      When the original is lost/destroyed

    • C. 

      When you work in two separate salons

  • 11. 
    Exams may be given in your native language if you were born in that country
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Tools that are sanitized at different times can be stored together
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You may put combs, clips, etc in your pockets and then use them on clients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    To receive your manager's license you must first need 2700 work experience hours in a licensed salon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There shall be a waste receptacle at each work station 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Commissioner may impose a civil penalty not to exceed $____ per violation upon a person who violates any law, rule, or order related to the duties and responsibilities entrusted to the commissioner unless a different penalty is specified 
  • 17. 
    Each licensee shall remove hair and ____ the shampoo bowl immediately after each use.