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THE BASICS OF ELECTRICITY FROM THE MILADY'S TXT BOOK.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Electricity is a from of energy that when in motion exhibits magnetic, chemical and ? effects.

    • A.

      Lighting

    • B.

      Thermal

    • C.

      Ionic

    • D.

      Compound

    Correct Answer
    B. Thermal
    Explanation
    Electricity, when in motion, exhibits magnetic, chemical, and thermal effects. This means that it can generate heat or be converted into heat energy. Thermal energy is a form of energy that is associated with the motion of particles within a substance. When an electric current flows through a conductor, it can produce heat due to resistance in the material. Therefore, the correct answer is thermal.

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  • 2. 

    An insulatior or non conductor  is a substance that does not ealily transmit electricity.  Examples would be rubber, glass, wood, silk, and

    • A.

      Grass

    • B.

      Gravel

    • C.

      Cement

    • D.

      Cotton

    Correct Answer
    C. Cement
    Explanation
    An insulator or non-conductor is a substance that does not easily transmit electricity. Cement is included as an example of an insulator because it does not conduct electricity well.

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  • 3. 

    An conductor  is any substance that easily transmits electricity.  which one is a good conductor.

    • A.

      Concrete

    • B.

      Metals

    • C.

      Mountain rocks

    • D.

      Wooden fence poles

    Correct Answer
    B. Metals
    Explanation
    Metals are good conductors of electricity because they have a high number of free electrons that can easily move through the material when an electric current is applied. This allows the electricity to flow easily without much resistance. In contrast, concrete, mountain rocks, and wooden fence poles do not have a high number of free electrons and therefore do not conduct electricity as well as metals.

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  • 4. 

    Two kinds of electric current are direct current and

    • A.

      Complete circuit

    • B.

      Electric current

    • C.

      Alternating current

    • D.

      Transmit current

    Correct Answer
    C. Alternating current
    Explanation
    Alternating current is the correct answer because the question is asking for the other kind of electric current besides direct current. Alternating current is a type of electric current that periodically reverses direction, unlike direct current which flows in only one direction. Therefore, it is the appropriate choice to complete the statement.

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  • 5. 

    What is the apparatus that changes direct currrent to alternating current called

    • A.

      Rectifier

    • B.

      Circuit breaker

    • C.

      Fuse

    • D.

      Converter

    Correct Answer
    D. Converter
    Explanation
    The apparatus that changes direct current to alternating current is called a converter. A converter is an electrical device that converts the input direct current into an output alternating current, allowing for the transfer of electrical power between different systems or devices. It is commonly used in various applications such as power electronics, renewable energy systems, and electric vehicles.

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  • 6. 

    An applicator for directing the electric curent from the machine to the client's skin is called an

    • A.

      Cathode

    • B.

      Active electode

    • C.

      Electrode

    • D.

      Polarity

    Correct Answer
    C. Electrode
    Explanation
    An electrode is a device that conducts electricity and is used to deliver electric current from a machine to the client's skin. It is commonly used in various medical and cosmetic procedures, such as electrotherapy and electrolysis. The electrode acts as a connector between the machine and the client's skin, allowing the flow of electric current to achieve the desired therapeutic or cosmetic effect.

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  • 7. 

    The positive electrode of electrotherapy devices is called

    • A.

      Galvanic

    • B.

      Anode

    • C.

      Cathode

    • D.

      Cataphoresis

    Correct Answer
    B. Anode
    Explanation
    The positive electrode of electrotherapy devices is called the anode. In electrotherapy, the anode is the electrode through which the positive current flows into the body. It is responsible for attracting negatively charged ions and promoting various therapeutic effects such as pain relief and tissue healing. The anode is commonly used in galvanic electrotherapy, where direct current is applied to the body for therapeutic purposes.

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  • 8. 

    The process of forcing liquids into the tissues from the negative toward the positive pole is called

    • A.

      Desincrustation

    • B.

      Iontophoresis

    • C.

      Cataphoresis

    • D.

      Anaphoresis

    Correct Answer
    D. Anaphoresis
    Explanation
    Anaphoresis is the process of forcing liquids into the tissues from the negative toward the positive pole. It is a technique commonly used in electrotherapy, where an electrical current is applied to the body to deliver medication or other substances into the tissues. This process can be used to treat various conditions, such as inflammation, pain, and muscle spasms. Unlike desincrustation, iontophoresis, and cataphoresis, which involve the movement of substances in the opposite direction, anaphoresis specifically refers to the movement of liquids from the negative to the positive pole.

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  • 9. 

    The process of introducing water soluable products into the skin with the use of electric current is called

    • A.

      Iontophoresis

    • B.

      Cataphoresis

    • C.

      Anaphoresis

    • D.

      Desincrustation

    Correct Answer
    A. Iontophoresis
    Explanation
    Iontophoresis is the correct answer because it refers to the process of introducing water-soluble products into the skin using electric current. This technique is commonly used in skincare treatments to enhance the absorption of certain substances into the skin, such as medications or serums. By applying a low-level electric current, iontophoresis helps to push the products deeper into the skin, allowing for better penetration and effectiveness.

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  • 10. 

    Forces acidic substances into deeper tissues using galvanic current from the positive toward the negative pole.

    • A.

      Desincrustation

    • B.

      Anaphoresis

    • C.

      Cataphoresis

    • D.

      Iontophoresis

    Correct Answer
    C. Cataphoresis
    Explanation
    Cataphoresis is a process that uses galvanic current to force acidic substances into deeper tissues. The positive pole is used to attract the acidic substances and push them towards the negative pole. This technique is commonly used in skincare treatments to deliver beneficial ingredients deep into the skin, helping to improve its condition and appearance.

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  • 11. 

    Never use negative galvanic current on skin with broken capillaries or pustular acne conditions or on a client with

    • A.

      White heads

    • B.

      After having drand aclcholic beverages with the past 24 hours

    • C.

      High blood pressure or metal implants

    • D.

      Pregnant women

    Correct Answer
    C. High blood pressure or metal implants
  • 12. 

    Tesla high frequency current should not be used on clients who are pregnant, suffer from epilepsy, who have high blood pressure,  a pacemaker, metal implants or ?

    • A.

      Arthiritis

    • B.

      Asthma

    • C.

      Albino skin

    • D.

      Skin cancer

    Correct Answer
    B. Asthma
    Explanation
    High frequency current is a type of electrical current that is commonly used in beauty treatments. It is not recommended to use high frequency current on clients who have certain medical conditions, such as asthma. This is because asthma is a respiratory condition that can be triggered or worsened by electrical stimulation. Therefore, using high frequency current on a client with asthma could potentially exacerbate their symptoms and cause discomfort or harm.

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  • 13. 

    Positive pole (anode) includes

    • A.

      Decreaces blood supply

    • B.

      Opens pores

    • C.

      Softens tissues

    • D.

      Emulsifies grease deposits

    Correct Answer
    A. Decreaces blood supply
    Explanation
    The positive pole (anode) is known to decrease blood supply. When the positive pole is applied to the body, it causes vasoconstriction, which is the narrowing of blood vessels. This constriction reduces the flow of blood to the area, resulting in a decrease in blood supply.

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  • 14. 

    Negative pole (cathode)  using galvanic current from the posittive toward the negative pole forces ?

    • A.

      Chemical changes when it passes through the tissues

    • B.

      Introduces water soluble products into the skin

    • C.

      Acidic substances into deeper tissues

    • D.

      Muscle contractions of the face and scalp

    Correct Answer
    C. Acidic substances into deeper tissues
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "acidic substances into deeper tissues." When galvanic current is applied from the positive pole (anode) to the negative pole (cathode), it causes chemical changes to occur as it passes through the tissues. These chemical changes result in the introduction of acidic substances into deeper tissues.

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  • 15. 

    Desincrustation is a process used to treat

    • A.

      Sunburns

    • B.

      Wrinkling

    • C.

      Dark spots removed from face

    • D.

      Acne

    Correct Answer
    D. Acne
    Explanation
    Desincrustation is a process used to treat acne. It involves the use of a galvanic current to soften and liquefy sebum and other impurities in the pores, making it easier to remove them. This treatment can help to unclog pores, reduce inflammation, and improve the overall appearance of the skin.

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  • 16. 

    What produces moist uniform heat that can be applied to the head or face

    • A.

      Ultraviolet rays

    • B.

      Tesla high frequency current

    • C.

      Steamer or vaporizer

    • D.

      Cold rags

    Correct Answer
    C. Steamer or vaporizer
    Explanation
    A steamer or vaporizer produces moist uniform heat that can be applied to the head or face. Ultraviolet rays are not used for producing heat and Tesla high frequency current is not typically used for this purpose either. Cold rags do not produce heat at all. Therefore, the correct answer is steamer or vaporizer.

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  • 17. 

    Infrared rays make up what percent of natural sunlight

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      60

    • C.

      75

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 60
    Explanation
    Infrared rays make up 60% of natural sunlight. Infrared rays are a type of electromagnetic radiation that has longer wavelengths than visible light. They are not visible to the human eye but can be felt as heat. Sunlight consists of various types of electromagnetic radiation, including infrared rays. The given answer suggests that 60% of the energy in natural sunlight is made up of infrared rays.

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  • 18. 

    Ultraviolet rays make up what percent of natural sunlight

    • A.

      25

    • B.

      90

    • C.

      45

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    Ultraviolet rays make up a very small percentage of natural sunlight, approximately 5%. This is because sunlight consists of a broad spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, including visible light, infrared rays, and ultraviolet rays. While ultraviolet rays are responsible for causing sunburn and other skin damage, they make up only a small fraction of the overall sunlight.

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  • 19. 

    What are used to make reactions happen more quickly

    • A.

      A vibrator

    • B.

      Heat lamps

    • C.

      Catalysts

    • D.

      Electromagnetic radiation

    Correct Answer
    C. Catalysts
    Explanation
    Catalysts are substances that are used to increase the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process. They work by providing an alternative pathway for the reaction to occur with lower activation energy. This lowers the energy barrier for the reaction, allowing it to happen more quickly. Unlike other options such as a vibrator, heat lamps, or electromagnetic radiation, catalysts specifically facilitate chemical reactions and are not consumed or altered in the process.

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