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  • 1. 
    Healthy skin requires special care to maintain its health, elasticity, vibrancy and
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Dryness

    • D. 

      Dullness


  • 2. 
    What is the technical name for the study, including its structure, functions and treatment?
    • A. 

      Etiology

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Dermatology


  • 3. 
    The outermost layer of the skin is called the 
    • A. 

      Corium

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Adipose

    • D. 

      Epidermis


  • 4. 
    Which of the following layers of skin does not contain and blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Cutis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Corium

    • D. 

      Epidermis


  • 5. 
    What is another name for the stratum germinativum?
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermal layer

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Basal layer or stratum basale


  • 6. 
    Where does mitosis (cell division) or replacment of the skin take place?
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Stratum granulosm

    • D. 

      Statum greminativum


  • 7. 
    The stratum germinativm and what other layer of skin contain melanin
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum


  • 8. 
    On the human body, the thickest skin is located on the:
    • A. 

      Thighs

    • B. 

      Buttocks

    • C. 

      Abdomen

    • D. 

      Palms and soles


  • 9. 
    The layer of the epidermis that sheds keratin cells that are constantly replaced is the 
    • A. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Stratum mucosum

    • D. 

      Stratum granlosum


  • 10. 
    What quality is notable about the stratum corneum?
    • A. 

      It is the thinnest layer of skin

    • B. 

      It is the weakest layer of skin

    • C. 

      It is the toughest layer of skin

    • D. 

      It is lowermost layer of skin


  • 11. 
    The stratum corneum is composed of 
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Granules

    • C. 

      Keratin cells

    • D. 

      Squamous cells


  • 12. 
    Which layer is the top, or uppermost, layer of the epidermis?
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Stratum mucosum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosum


  • 13. 
    Where are the blood vessels found that supply the skin
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum


  • 14. 
    Sudoriferous glands, sebaceous glands sensory nerve endings, blood vessels, arrector pili muscles and a major portion of each hair follicle are found in the 
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Startum spinosum


  • 15. 
    What part of the skin is often referred to as "true skin"
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum spinosum


  • 16. 
    Which layer of the skin produces collgen protein and elastin fibers to help give the skin its elasicity and pliability?
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Stratum graninativum


  • 17. 
    The deterioration of collagen and elastiin fibers during fibers during the aging process causes
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Freckles

    • C. 

      Macules

    • D. 

      Wrinkles


  • 18. 
    What is major function of the sudoriferous gland?
    • A. 

      Gives skin texture

    • B. 

      Gives skin a healthy color

    • C. 

      Protects the skin's elasticity

    • D. 

      Helps to regulate body temperature


  • 19. 
    Sweat or perspitation is secreted by what gland?
    • A. 

      Adrenal

    • B. 

      Endocrine

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Sudoriferous


  • 20. 
    The small openings onto the skin from the sudoriferous glands are called 
    • A. 

      Ducts

    • B. 

      Pores

    • C. 

      Glands

    • D. 

      Follicles


  • 21. 
    The sudoriferous (sweat) glands are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Nervous system

    • B. 

      Muscular system

    • C. 

      Endocrine system

    • D. 

      Circulatory system


  • 22. 
    Sudoriferous and sebaceous glands are referred to as 
    • A. 

      Pores

    • B. 

      Follicles

    • C. 

      Duct glands

    • D. 

      Ductless glands


  • 23. 
    Control and regilation of body temperature by the sudoriferous glands help maintan the body temperture at
    • A. 

      78.0 f or 29.4 c

    • B. 

      94.0 f or 87.9 c

    • C. 

      88.6 f or 37 c

    • D. 

      98.6 f or 37 c


  • 24. 
    The greatest concentration of sudorferous glands is found on the
    • A. 

      Arms

    • B. 

      Eyelids

    • C. 

      Midsection of the body

    • D. 

      Palms, soles,scalp and forehead and underarms


  • 25. 
    The sebaceous gland produces:
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Dandruff

    • C. 

      Sebum (oil)

    • D. 

      Perspiration


  • 26. 
     on what area of the body would you not find any sebaceous glands?
    • A. 

      The face

    • B. 

      In the groin area

    • C. 

      On the arms and legs

    • D. 

      On the palms of the hands and soles of the feet


  • 27. 
    What is the function of sebum?
    • A. 

      Carry melanin

    • B. 

      Produce sweat

    • C. 

      Give skin elasticity

    • D. 

      Keep skin from drying and chapping


  • 28. 
    The papillary canal take oil (sebum) to the
    • A. 

      Nerve

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      Surface of the skin


  • 29. 
    Where is the layer of skin called the subcutaneous layer located 
    • A. 

      Above the cuticle

    • B. 

      Below the dermis

    • C. 

      Above the epidermis

    • D. 

      Below the adipose tissue


  • 30. 
    The subcutaneous tissue of skin is made up of mostly
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Fatty cells


  • 31. 
    What layer of the skin contains large blood vessels that transport nouishment to skin and nerve 
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Melanin layer

    • C. 

      Spinum spinosum

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous layer


  • 32. 
    What factor would cause a reaction in sensory nerve fibers?
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Cold temperatures


  • 33. 
    What tans the skin to help protect it from harmful ultraviolet rays?
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      The acid mantle

    • D. 

      The subcutaneous layer


  • 34. 
    Light skin and dark skin differ in the 
    • A. 

      Number of melanocytes the contain

    • B. 

      Rate and amount of melanin produced

    • C. 

      Number of nerve endings the contain

    • D. 

      Number of epidermal cells they contain


  • 35. 
    Almost 90% of the skin's wrinkles are caused by 
    • A. 

      Exposure to the sun

    • B. 

      Exposure to pollutants

    • C. 

      Excessive use of astringents

    • D. 

      Excessive exposure to fluorescent lights


  • 36. 
    On the human body, the thinnest skin is located on the 
    • A. 

      Chin

    • B. 

      Eyelids

    • C. 

      Soles of the feet

    • D. 

      Skull just behind the ears


  • 37. 
    Healthy skin's pH level of 4.5 to 5.5 is
    • A. 

      Highly acidic

    • B. 

      Acid-balanced

    • C. 

      Highly alkaline

    • D. 

      Slightly alkaline


  • 38. 
    How should a salon profession react if the client has a skin disease?
    • A. 

      Prescribe proper treatment

    • B. 

      Suggest home remedies to client

    • C. 

      Perform the service while wearing gloves

    • D. 

      Refer client to a physician or dermatologist


  • 39. 
    Chronic is the term used to identify condition that are 
    • A. 

      Visible

    • B. 

      Brief and severe

    • C. 

      Frequent and habitual

    • D. 

      Influenced by weather


  • 40. 
    The term used to identify conditions that are brief and severe is 
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Chronic

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Subjective


  • 41. 
    A disease that spreads by personal contact is known as 
    • A. 

      Systemic

    • B. 

      Congenital

    • C. 

      Contagious

    • D. 

      Occupational


  • 42. 
    A disease influenced by weather is referred to as
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      Rational

    • C. 

      Seasonal

    • D. 

      Inflammable


  • 43. 
    What is the technical name for the study of the cause of diseases?
    • A. 

      Etiology

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Dermatology


  • 44. 
    What is the technical term for the study of deseases?
    • A. 

      Eitology

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Dermatology


  • 45. 
    Indicating a medical opinion of a future condition of illness is known as a(an)
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Prognosis

    • D. 

      Recognition


  • 46. 
    An alleegic reaction to cosmetics or chemicals which salon professionals may be susceptible to is called
    • A. 

      Papules

    • B. 

      Chloasma

    • C. 

      Lenigines

    • D. 

      Sermatitis venenata


  • 47. 
    An example of a subjective symptom would be
    • A. 

      Itching

    • B. 

      Swelling

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      Discharge


  • 48. 
    Abnormal changes in the structure of organs or tissues are called primary and secondary
    • A. 

      Wheal

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Lesions

    • D. 

      Infection


  • 49. 
    A freckle is an example of which type of primary skin lesion?
    • A. 

      Lentigo

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Macule

    • D. 

      Leukoderma


  • 50. 
    A papule is an example of a 
    • A. 

      Tertiary lesion

    • B. 

      Primary skin lesion

    • C. 

      Subjective symptom

    • D. 

      Secondary skin lesion


  • 51. 
    Vesicles can be produced by which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Callus

    • B. 

      Verrucas

    • C. 

      Poison ivy

    • D. 

      Dry, scaly skin


  • 52. 
    Herpes simplex is the technical term for
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Eczema

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Fever blisters


  • 53. 
    A solid mass in the skin that could be soft or hard, fixed or freely movable and may be elevated or deep is called a 
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Callus

    • C. 

      Tumor

    • D. 

      Wheal


  • 54. 
    A cyst is defined by which of the following description?
    • A. 

      Oozing sore

    • B. 

      Wheal lesions

    • C. 

      Crack in the skin

    • D. 

      Abnormal membranous sac


  • 55. 
    A secondary lesion appearing as round, dry patches of skin covered with rough, silvert scales is called
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Eczema

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Herpes simplex


  • 56. 
    Which of the following skin lesions often occurs when skin loses its flesibility due to exposure to wind, cold, water, etc and cracks in the skin appear?
    • A. 

      Stain

    • B. 

      Tumor

    • C. 

      Fissure

    • D. 

      Papule


  • 57. 
    The lesion found following the healing of an injury is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Vitiligo

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Scar

    • D. 

      Excoriation


  • 58. 
    Which of the following terms is another name for a keratoma?
    • A. 

      A wart

    • B. 

      A callus

    • C. 

      A tumor

    • D. 

      A birthmark


  • 59. 
    What may happen to the skin if an area is subject to pressure or friction over a long period of time?
    • A. 

      It may wear thin

    • B. 

      It may become shiny

    • C. 

      It may scale and flake

    • D. 

      It may become callused


  • 60. 
    Verruca is a name given to a variety of
    • A. 

      Warts

    • B. 

      Ulcers

    • C. 

      Fissures

    • D. 

      Skin tags


  • 61. 
    Melanotic sarcoma is a skin cancer that begins with
    • A. 

      A mole

    • B. 

      An ulcer

    • C. 

      Lentigines

    • D. 

      Miliaria rubra


  • 62. 
    What is the technical name for liver spots?
    • A. 

      Rubra

    • B. 

      Crustacea

    • C. 

      Chloasma

    • D. 

      Leukoderma


  • 63. 
    What is another name for a stain in the skin caused by the dilation of the small blood vessels in the skin, also known as a birthmark?
    • A. 

      Scar

    • B. 

      Callus

    • C. 

      Nevus

    • D. 

      Verruca


  • 64. 
    Comedone is the technical name for
    • A. 

      Nevus

    • B. 

      Macule

    • C. 

      Blackhead

    • D. 

      Whitehead


  • 65. 
    What is the techical term for a decrease in activity of melanocytes?
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Verruca

    • C. 

      Leukoderma

    • D. 

      Melanoderma


  • 66. 
    Accumulations of hardened sebum beneath the skin are called whiteheads or:
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Milia

    • C. 

      Rosacea

    • D. 

      Comedones


  • 67. 
    Acne most often occurs on the 
    • A. 

      Legs, hips, and arms

    • B. 

      Face, back and chest

    • C. 

      Fingers, toes and soles

    • D. 

      Ankles, knees and elbow


  • 68. 
    Ance can be found in two stages, acne simplex and:
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Asteatosis

    • C. 

      Acne vulagarsis

    • D. 

      Deep-seated acne


  • 69. 
    What is the professinal action to take when a client with rosacea requests a facial service with you?
    • A. 

      Refer clients to another salon

    • B. 

      Avoid the issue of rosacea

    • C. 

      Proceed with the service but wear protective gloves

    • D. 

      Proceed with the service with approval of the client's physician


  • 70. 
    What is a condition called that is characterized by dry, scaly skin caused by a decreased production of sebum?
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Steatoma

    • C. 

      Asteatosis

    • D. 

      Seborrhea


  • 71. 
    Which disorder is caused by excessive secretion of the sebaceous glands?
    • A. 

      Millia

    • B. 

      Asteatosis

    • C. 

      Seborrhea

    • D. 

      Bromidrosis


  • 72. 
    Where does a steatoma most often appear?
    • A. 

      On the arms, legs and chest

    • B. 

      On the face, feet and hands

    • C. 

      On the fingers, feet and toes

    • D. 

      On the scalp, neck and back


  • 73. 
    What is the definition of bromidrosis?
    • A. 

      Excessive sebum

    • B. 

      The lack of sebum

    • C. 

      The lack of perspiration

    • D. 

      Foul-smelling perspiration


  • 74. 
    The lack of perspiration caused by fever or disease is called
    • A. 

      Anhidrosis

    • B. 

      Osmidrosis

    • C. 

      Bromidrosis

    • D. 

      Hyperhidrosis


  • 75. 
    What is the disorder called that is an overproduction of perspiration caused by excessive heat or general body weakness?
    • A. 

      Osmidrosis

    • B. 

      Anhidrosis

    • C. 

      Bromidrosis

    • D. 

      Hyperhidosis


  • 76. 
    Which of the following terms does NOT describe a guideline that can indicate skin cancer?
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Border

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Asymmetry


  • 77. 
    products that work tofurther cleanse the skin and return it to its normal pH include ;
    • A. 

      Oils

    • B. 

      Massage creams

    • C. 

      Manual exfoliants

    • D. 

      Astringents and tonic lotions


  • 78. 
    A term that is used to describe moisturizing is 
    • A. 

      Oiling

    • B. 

      Toning

    • C. 

      Hydrating

    • D. 

      Cleansing


  • 79. 
    Applying pressure to motor points will have which of the following effects?
    • A. 

      Inflame and irrtate muscles

    • B. 

      Increase secretion

    • C. 

      Decrease production

    • D. 

      Soothe and stimulate nerves and muscles


  • 80. 
    Effleurage is a massage movement that involves a:
    • A. 

      Circular movement with no gliding

    • B. 

      Light tapping or slapping movement

    • C. 

      Light, gentle stroking or circular movement

    • D. 

      Light or heavy kneading and rolling of muscles


  • 81. 
    The gentle massage movement  that often begins and ends a massage treatment is 
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Effleurage

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Tapotement


  • 82. 
    The massage manipulation that consists of heavy kneading and rolling of the muscles is called:
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Vibration

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Tapotement


  • 83. 
    Which massage manipulation deeply stimules the muscles, nerves and skin glands?
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Vibration

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Tapotement


  • 84. 
    The massage movement that should not be used when the client needs soothing is
    • A. 

      Gliding

    • B. 

      Stroking

    • C. 

      Effleurage

    • D. 

      Tapotement


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