Skin Diseases/disorders

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Skin Disease Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 20 / Milady's


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The signs of aging are influenced by factors such as the sun ,health habits ,lifestyle,and:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 2. 
    The precentage of skin aging that is caused by the rays of the sun is approximately:
    • A. 

      50-55%

    • B. 

      60-65%

    • C. 

      70-75%

    • D. 

      80-85%

  • 3. 
    The UV rays of the sun reach the skin in two different forms,which are :
    • A. 

      UVA-UVB rays

    • B. 

      VBC-ABA rays

    • C. 

      UVA-ULB rays

    • D. 

      UVB-ABB rays

  • 4. 
    The UVA rays that are deep-penetrating and can go through a glass window are :
    • A. 

      Sun rays

    • B. 

      Aging rays

    • C. 

      Ligh trays

    • D. 

      Ultra rays

  • 5. 
    Wrinkling and sagging of the skin are caused by weakening collagen fibers and :
    • A. 

      Protein fibers

    • B. 

      Tissue fiber

    • C. 

      Elastin fiber

    • D. 

      Dermis fiber

  • 6. 
    UVB rays contribute to the body's synthesis of vitamin D and other important :
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Elements

    • D. 

      Rejuvenation

  • 7. 
    Daily moisturizers or protective lotions should have a sunscreen with an SPF of at least :
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 8. 
    The American Cancer Society checklist  used to recognize skin cancer is:
    • A. 

      Assymetric,big,colored,diameter

    • B. 

      Border, color, diameter, evolving

    • C. 

      Angle, border, continued, diameter

    • D. 

      Asymmetry, border, color, diameter

  • 9. 
    A salon should not service a client who is suffering from a(n) :
    • A. 

      Skin condition

    • B. 

      Inflamed skin disorder

    • C. 

      Skin discoloration

    • D. 

      Pustule

  • 10. 
    A small circumscribed elevation of the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a :
    • A. 

      Macula

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Mole

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 11. 
    An abnormal cell mass resulting from excessive multiplication of cell and varying in size, shape, and,color is a :
    • A. 

      Tumor

    • B. 

      Mole

    • C. 

      Macula

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 12. 
    A crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis is a :
    • A. 

      Split

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Pustule

    • D. 

      Fissure

  • 13. 
    Keratin-filled cyst that apper just under the epidermis and have no visible openings are:
    • A. 

      Milia

    • B. 

      Ulcers

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Pustules

  • 14. 
    Any thin plate of dry or oily epidermal flakes in the scalp area is reffered to as :
    • A. 

      Scales

    • B. 

      Dandruff

    • C. 

      Flakes

    • D. 

      Comedo

  • 15. 
    Sebum from comedo exposed to the environment turns black and :
    • A. 

      Closes

    • B. 

      Opens

    • C. 

      Oxidizes

    • D. 

      Removes

  • 16. 
    Comedones should be removed under aseptic conditions using proper:
    • A. 

      Skin lotion

    • B. 

      Extraction procedures

    • C. 

      Electric tools

    • D. 

      Skin conditioners

  • 17. 
    A chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation of the sebaceous glands is :
    • A. 

      Freckles

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Tumors

    • D. 

      Milia

  • 18. 
    An inflammation of the sebaceous glands characterized by dry or oily crusting or itchiness is:
    • A. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

    • B. 

      Seborrheic acne

    • C. 

      Sebaceous masses

    • D. 

      Bacterium acne

  • 19. 
    A dry ,scaly skin condition due to a deficiency or absence of sebum caused by old age or exposure to the cold is :
    • A. 

      Cystic

    • B. 

      Cortisone

    • C. 

      Rosacea

    • D. 

      Asteatosis

  • 20. 
    A disorder of the sweet gland caused by excessive exposure to the heat is :
    • A. 

      Steatoma

    • B. 

      Miliaria rubra

    • C. 

      Anhidrosis

    • D. 

      Dermatitis

  • 21. 
    A painful itching skin disease with dry or moist lessions that a physician needs to treat is:
    • A. 

      Eczema

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Cyst

  • 22. 
    A contagious recurring viral infection characterized by blisters on the lips or nostrils is :
    • A. 

      Eczema simplex

    • B. 

      Macula simplex

    • C. 

      Herpes simplex

    • D. 

      Contact dermatitis

  • 23. 
    The medical term for abnormal skin inflammation is :
    • A. 

      Abrasion

    • B. 

      Dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 24. 
    Prolonged or repeated direct skin contact with chemicals has the potential to cause:
    • A. 

      Allergic reaction

    • B. 

      Histamine reaction

    • C. 

      Keloids

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 25. 
    The chemicals released by the immune system to enlarge the vessels around an injury are:
    • A. 

      Correctors

    • B. 

      Irritants

    • C. 

      Allergens

    • D. 

      Histamines

  • 26. 
    Surprisingly,a very common salon irritant is:
    • A. 

      Soap

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Tap water

    • D. 

      Shampoo

  • 27. 
    Abnormal brown or wine-colored skin discoloration with a circular and irregular shape is a:
    • A. 

      Mole

    • B. 

      Stain

    • C. 

      Chloasma

    • D. 

      Lentigo

  • 28. 
    The absence of melanin pigment from the body and skin sensitivity to light are signs of :
    • A. 

      Nevus

    • B. 

      Lentignes

    • C. 

      Asteatosis

    • D. 

      Albinism

  • 29. 
    A spot or blemish spot on the skin that requires medical attention if there is a change is a:
    • A. 

      Blemish

    • B. 

      Mole

    • C. 

      Frecle

    • D. 

      Keratoma

  • 30. 
    The most common type of skin cancer characterized by light or pearly nodules is :
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • C. 

      Squamous cell melanoma

    • D. 

      Verruca cell