Toughest Cosmetology Exam! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Are you ready for your exam on cosmetology? Would you be able to pass this quiz? Do you believe that you know a lot about skincare, which can be challenging? There are a plethora of variables involved in skincare. This regimen includes facial massages, permanent hair removal, the layers of the skin, and acid mantle. This quiz will be challenging, but it is worth a shot if you are interested in cosmetology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a function of the skin?
    • A. 

      Sensation

    • B. 

      Hydration

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Lymph Production

  • 2. 
    The outer layer of the skin is the _____.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Cutis

    • D. 

      Corium

  • 3. 
    The _____ insulates the body.
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous Tissue

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Dermis

  • 4. 
    The acid mantle helps prevent _____.
    • A. 

      Entry of microorganisms

    • B. 

      Entry of dirt particles

    • C. 

      Chapping

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The _____ is called the "true skin".
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not true about dark skin?
    • A. 

      It has more melanocytes.

    • B. 

      It has more melanin.

    • C. 

      It has a better barrier to damaging rays.

    • D. 

      It can be damaged by overexposure to UV rays.

  • 7. 
    _____ is a light tapping or slapping movement applied with the fingertips.
    • A. 

      Effleurage

    • B. 

      Tapotement

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Vibration

  • 8. 
    A facial massage can _____.
    • A. 

      Increase blood circulation to the skin

    • B. 

      Stimulate glandular activity

    • C. 

      Improve texture of the skin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The most popular method of permanent hair removal is _____.
    • A. 

      Thermolysis

    • B. 

      Galvanic Electrolysis

    • C. 

      Waxing

    • D. 

      A Chemical Depilatory

  • 10. 
    A/An _____ face is characterized by a broad, straight forehead and hairline, with a broad jaw line.
    • A. 

      Heart-shaped

    • B. 

      Diamond-shaped

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Square

  • 11. 
    The stratum corneum is the ____ layer of the skin.
    • A. 

      Thinnest

    • B. 

      Toughest

    • C. 

      Weakest

    • D. 

      Lowermost

  • 12. 
    In the _____ layer, the cells become irregularly shaped and have a spiny appearance.
    • A. 

      Stratum Granulosum

    • B. 

      Stratum Lucidum

    • C. 

      Stratum Corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum Spinosum

  • 13. 
    The effects of the aging process can be seen in the skin's _____.
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Scarf Layer

    • C. 

      Stratum Lucidum

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 14. 
    The sudoriferous glands function to do all of the following except _____.
    • A. 

      Producing oil

    • B. 

      Helping regulate body temperature

    • C. 

      Excreting waste

    • D. 

      Helping to maintain the proper pH of the skin

  • 15. 
    The acid mantle is a mixture of oil and _____.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Acid

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Sweat

  • 16. 
    Light and dark skin differ in the _____.
    • A. 

      Rate and amount of melanin produced

    • B. 

      Number of melanocytes

    • C. 

      Number of epidermal cells they contain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Overexposure to the sun can cause _____.
    • A. 

      Burning

    • B. 

      Wrinkling

    • C. 

      Peeling

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    The American Academy of Dermatology recommends a sunscreen of at least _____.
    • A. 

      8 SPF

    • B. 

      15 SPF

    • C. 

      30 SPF

    • D. 

      45 SPF

  • 19. 
    Visible symptoms are called _____.
    • A. 

      Subjective

    • B. 

      Seasonal

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Occupational

  • 20. 
    Petrissage is a _____.
    • A. 

      Light gentle stroking or circular motion

    • B. 

      Light or heavy kneading, rolling of the muscle

    • C. 

      Circular movement with no gliding

    • D. 

      Light tapping or slapping movement

  • 21. 
    ____ have many different benefits, which include hydration, tightening of the poors, and reduction of excess oil.
    • A. 

      Massages

    • B. 

      Facial masks

    • C. 

      Astringents

    • D. 

      Toners

  • 22. 
    ____ colors seem to advance, making features or areas appear larger or more prominent.
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Complimentary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Oily skin is usually characterized by _____.
    • A. 

      Peeling and flaking

    • B. 

      All over shiny look

    • C. 

      Firm, most, and smooth texture

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 24. 
    You shed approx. ___ cells daily.
    • A. 

      5 billion

    • B. 

      200 billion

    • C. 

      5 trillion

    • D. 

      15 million

  • 25. 
    Sensory nerve fibers in the skin react to _____.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Cold temperatures

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Fear

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