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Nail Exam

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1.  Improperly sanitized pedicure basins may cause:
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2.  Which one of the following should be the last step in fiberglass application?
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B.
C.
D.
3.  What is the appearance of contaminated primer?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Careless filing an beviling of the fingernails may cause nails to:
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C.
D.
5.  Which medical problem would prevent a massage from being performed during a manicure?
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6.  What is the purpose of a paper wrap?
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D.
7.  When clean the nail during a manicure, brush strokes should be directed:
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C.
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8.  Some no-light gels may be cured by:
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D.
9.  Nail forms should be used when applying:
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D.
10.  What is study of healthy skin and skin disorders called?
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D.
11.  What stops the growth of microorganisms on non-living surfaces?
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12.  When applying polish, which one of the following can be used to correct a smudge before applying more polish:
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13.  Alcohol, quats, and phenols are known as:
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B.
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D.
14.  What is the function of the adductor muscles?
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D.
15.  What can be used by the nail technician to strengthen weak natural nails?
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D.
16.  What is another name for monomer used in the application of acrylic nails?
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17.  Effleurage druing a pedicure is:
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D.
18.  What type of polish remover should be used if the client is wearing nail wraps?
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B.
C.
D.
19.  When applying acrylic over bitten nails, which one of the following should not be done?
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B.
C.
D.
20.  If a client has swelling of the nail, which one of the following conditions is present?
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B.
C.
D.
21.  In which one of the follwoing conditions do bacteria grow and multiply best?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Which one of the following results in poor adhesion of polish?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Which one of the following is not a function of a muscle?
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C.
D.
24.  Where should disinfected manicure implements be stored?
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B.
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D.
25.  The vascular system is also known as the:
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B.
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D.
26.  When polymer is mixed with monomer and shaped, the result is:
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D.
27.  How should the technician reduce furrows in the nail plate?
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D.
28.  When applying acrylic nails, what will help the acrylic adhere to the natural nail?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  What is the main purpose of soap bath?
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Where is the hyponychium found?
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B.
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D.
31.  Which one of the following is used to remove nail stains?
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B.
C.
D.
32.  To eliminate trapping air bubbles in the adhesive, the adhesive should be applied to the:
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B.
C.
D.
33.  What is the techical term for the nail?
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D.
34.  What must the manicurist not do when massaging arthritic hands?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  What should be used to remove product from a jar?
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B.
C.
D.
36.  Which one of the following protects nail polish from chipping?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  How does the nail technician dispose of used monomer?
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D.
38.  To avoid ingrown toenails, it is best to file the nails in which of the following manners?
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Which one of the following is an example of sanitizing?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  Which one of the following will help soften the skin around the nails?
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B.
C.
D.
41.  What is melanin?
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C.
D.
42.  Which one of the following is not a type of nail form?
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B.
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D.
43.  What should be done with paper wraps at every manicure?
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B.
C.
D.
44.  A client with a disease of the fingernails should be referred to a:
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B.
C.
D.
45.  All of the following are benefits of a hand and arm massage Except:
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B.
C.
D.
46.  Hangnails may be caused by a dryness of the:
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B.
C.
D.
47.  Why is smoking prohibited during the application of artification nails?
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B.
C.
D.
48.  Which muscle is used to bend the wrist, draw the hand upward, and close the fingers toward the forearm?
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B.
C.
D.
49.  Nails are appendages of the:
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50.  Onychocryptosis is defined as:
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C.
D.
51.  The tracks on each side of the nail are the:
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B.
C.
D.
52.  Artificial nails are used to:
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C.
D.
53.  What is the term for the hair-like projections that help bacteria move in a whilike motion?
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C.
D.
54.  Hand and arm massage should be avoided when:
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B.
C.
D.
55.  How does a paraffin wax manicure benifit a client?
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C.
D.
56.  When preparing the foot bath for a pedicure, what should the manicurist add?
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B.
C.
D.
57.  Which one of the following is a primary function of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Which one of the following should be added to the water in a finger bowl?
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B.
C.
D.
59.  Which one of the following is a good antiseptic to use in a slight cut?
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B.
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D.
60.  When a client has dry rough cuticles, what can be used by the nail technician to treat this problem?
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B.
C.
D.
61.  Lifestyle must be considered during which one of the following steps in a manicure?
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B.
C.
D.
62.  Which one of the following procedures should not be done when giving a nail wrap?
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B.
C.
D.
63.  Two reasons for using an antiseptic when applying nail tips are that it removes more oil and:
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B.
C.
D.
64.  The small folds of skin overlapping the sides of the nails are called the nail:
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B.
C.
D.
65.  A nail technician should refuse to perform services on a client with:
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B.
C.
D.
66.  What should the nail technician do to remove dust after filing?
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B.
C.
D.
67.  Which one of the following is used to correct yellow nails?
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B.
C.
D.
68.  Great care must be exercised when filing the sides of sculptured nails to ensure that:
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B.
C.
D.
69.  The formation of the nail occurs in the:
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B.
C.
D.
70.  The part of the nail that extends over the fingertip can best be described as the:
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B.
C.
D.
71.  The nail plate extends from the nail root to the:
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B.
C.
D.
72.  To prevent the spread of disease the nail tech should clean up blood spills which product?
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B.
C.
D.
73.  Hot oit manicures should be recommended for clients who have:
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B.
C.
D.
74.  Which one of the following are glued onto natural nails and are made of plastic, nylon, or acetate?
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B.
C.
D.
75.  What should be done if a small dark spot appears on the nail plate under the artificial nail:
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B.
C.
D.
76.  Which one of the following should not be used during the application of artificial nails?
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B.
C.
D.
77.  During the consultation for manicure, the nail technician should consider which one of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
78.  Which of the following bacteria is responsible for causing disease?
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B.
C.
D.
79.  What is the term for skin that surrounds the nail?
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B.
C.
D.
80.  Prior to the application of polish, what should the nail technician use on the nails to remove oily residue?
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B.
C.
D.
81.  Spraying a client's nails with water before buffing will reduce:
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B.
C.
D.
82.  While preparing for pedicure, the nail technician notices open cracks and pink blisters between the client's toes. What should the nail technician do?
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B.
C.
D.
83.  How should metal manicuring implements be disinfected?
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B.
C.
D.
84.  Which one of the following is most important when applying gel nails?
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B.
C.
D.
85.  Which one of the following may result from filing the corners of the nails too deeply?
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B.
C.
D.
86.  A base coat is primarily used to:
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B.
C.
D.
87.  Which one of the following is most likely to create an environment for mold growth under artificial nails?
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B.
C.
D.
88.  What is used to remove dry skin or keratomas from the feet?
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B.
C.
D.
89.  What implement is used to apply and shape acrylic nails?
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B.
C.
D.
90.  Which of the following describes tinea unguium?
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B.
C.
D.
91.  Which one of the following is a common ingredient used to dissolve nail products?
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B.
C.
D.
92.  An example of a vegetable parasite infection is:
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D.
93.  What is the most common cause of infection?
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B.
C.
D.
94.  Under which one of the following conditions could you perform a pedicure massage?
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B.
C.
D.
95.  What does a disinfectant destroy?
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B.
C.
D.
96.  What should be done with manicuring implements before they are used on a client?
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B.
C.
D.
97.  When filing fragile nails, what implement should the nail technician use?
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B.
C.
D.
98.  What muscle straightens the wrist, hand, and fingers to form a straight line?
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B.
C.
D.
99.  What is the first step before begining a client service?
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B.
C.
D.
100.  Which one of the following is the part of the nail that extends over the fingertip?
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B.
C.
D.
101.  The client has evidence of fungus under artificial nails. What protective measure should the nail technician take when removing artificial nails?
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B.
C.
D.
102.  What is the effect of using oil on the nail and cuticle?
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B.
C.
D.
103.  To avoid loss of time between appointments the nail technician should:
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C.
D.
104.  A base coat is usually applied:
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B.
C.
D.
105.  When finishing an artificial nail, which one of the following should be done?
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B.
C.
D.
106.  The cuticle overlapping the lunula is the:
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B.
C.
D.
107.  Which one of the following implements best removes length quickly from an artificial nail tip?
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B.
C.
D.
108.  In which direction should sculptured nail forms be removed?
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B.
C.
D.
109.  After a manicure, which one of the following should be disinfected?
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B.
C.
D.
110.  When applying nail tips. It is important that the nail well:
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C.
D.
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