New York Cosmetology State Board Quiz! Trivia

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New York Cosmetology State Board Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

New York the big apple is the home of Broadway stars. So obviously, hair and make-up on this state are simply amazing. If you are a starting cosmetologist, you need to pass the state examination. This quiz will help you determine if you are ready to do the exam or still needs wrapping on the basic cosmetology theories.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the lipophilic tail of a surfactant molecule that is considered to be?

    • A.

      Oil Attracting

    • B.

      Condesing

    • C.

      Mixing Strands

    • D.

      Combininig

    Correct Answer
    A. Oil Attracting
    Explanation
    The lipophilic tail of a surfactant molecule is considered to be oil attracting. Lipophilic refers to a molecule's affinity for or ability to dissolve in oil or other non-polar solvents. Surfactants have a polar head and a non-polar tail, and the lipophilic tail is attracted to oil, allowing the surfactant to mix oil and water together by reducing the surface tension between them.

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  • 2. 

    What kind of Shampoos that contain special chemicals or drugs that are effective in reducing excessive dandruff or relieving other scalp conditions?

    • A.

      Oil Control

    • B.

      PH Shampoos

    • C.

      Organic

    • D.

      Medicated Shampoos

    Correct Answer
    D. Medicated Shampoos
    Explanation
    Medicated shampoos are specifically formulated with special chemicals or drugs that are effective in reducing excessive dandruff or relieving other scalp conditions. Unlike regular shampoos, they are designed to target and treat specific scalp issues, providing relief and promoting a healthier scalp. These shampoos often contain active ingredients such as ketoconazole, coal tar, or selenium sulfide, which have proven to be effective in treating various scalp conditions like dandruff, psoriasis, or seborrheic dermatitis. Therefore, medicated shampoos are the recommended choice for individuals dealing with scalp conditions that require specialized treatment.

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  • 3. 

    When providing a scalp massage, use the length of the fingers, fingertip balls, and the cushions of what part of the hand?

    • A.

      Palm

    • B.

      Finger

    • C.

      Elbow

    • D.

      Arm

    Correct Answer
    A. Palm
    Explanation
    When providing a scalp massage, it is recommended to use the length of the fingers, fingertip balls, and the cushions of the palm. The palm of the hand provides a larger surface area and more control compared to the fingertips or other parts of the hand. This allows for better pressure distribution and a more comfortable experience for the person receiving the massage.

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  • 4. 

    Products that do not remove the artificial color from the hair are considered to be what?

    • A.

      Nonstripping

    • B.

      Corrode

    • C.

      Useless

    • D.

      Negative Reaction

    Correct Answer
    A. Nonstripping
    Explanation
    Nonstripping refers to products that do not remove the artificial color from the hair. This means that these products do not strip or wash away the color, allowing it to remain in the hair. Therefore, nonstripping products are considered to be effective in preserving the artificial color and maintaining its vibrancy.

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  • 5. 

    What do you call the manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, kneading, or other movements is called?

    • A.

      Massage

    • B.

      Treatment

    • C.

      Healing

    • D.

      Touching

    Correct Answer
    A. Massage
    Explanation
    Massage is the correct answer because it refers to the manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, kneading, or other movements. This technique is commonly used for relaxation, stress relief, and to promote healing and well-being. Massage therapists use their hands, fingers, elbows, or specialized tools to apply pressure and manipulate the muscles and soft tissues of the body. It can help improve circulation, reduce muscle tension, relieve pain, and enhance overall physical and mental health.

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  • 6. 

    What is the most commonly shaped pin curl base is called?

    • A.

      Cathode

    • B.

      Layer

    • C.

      Melanin

    • D.

      Arc Base

    Correct Answer
    D. Arc Base
    Explanation
    The most commonly shaped pin curl base is called the Arc Base.

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  • 7. 

    To change the natural wave pattern of hair, the side bond of what layer of hair must be broken?

    • A.

      Cortex

    • B.

      Arc Base

    • C.

      Pattern Change

    • D.

      Disimination

    Correct Answer
    A. Cortex
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cortex. The cortex is the middle layer of the hair shaft and is responsible for the hair's strength, elasticity, and color. To change the natural wave pattern of hair, the side bond of the cortex layer needs to be broken. This can be achieved through various chemical processes such as relaxing, perming, or straightening the hair. By breaking the side bond of the cortex, the hair's natural wave pattern can be altered and a new pattern can be achieved.

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  • 8. 

    In the restructuring process, coarse, resistant hair with a strong compact cuticle requires a chemical solution that is called what?

    • A.

      Highly Alkaline

    • B.

      High Chemical Content

    • C.

      Colored and Permed

    • D.

      Coarse

    Correct Answer
    A. Highly Alkaline
    Explanation
    Highly alkaline is the correct answer because in the restructuring process, coarse, resistant hair with a strong compact cuticle requires a chemical solution that can break down the strong bonds in the hair and reshape it. Highly alkaline solutions, such as sodium hydroxide or ammonium thioglycolate, have a high pH level and can effectively break these bonds, allowing for the restructuring of the hair.

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