Cosmetology Practice Exam 1

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Cosmetology Practice Exam 1

Are you planning on becoming an expert in the care of hair and make-up as well as Skincare and Beauty products? All you have to do then is to pass your final exam and get certified. But it's no child's play; you need practice and a lot of knowledge to accomplish that. The Practice Test below is designed to help you do that. Give it a try.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Symptom of taking on too much, which, in turn, is a symptom of faulty organization, is:
    • A. 

      Perfectionism

    • B. 

      Prioritizing

    • C. 

      Procrastination

    • D. 

      Development

  • 2. 
    An Unhealthy compulsion to always do things perfectly is:
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Arrogance

    • C. 

      Symptoms

    • D. 

      Perfectionism

  • 3. 
    Spherical Bacteria that grow in pairs, and can cause diseases such as pneumonia are:
    • A. 

      Staphyloccia

    • B. 

      Diplococci

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 4. 
    A pimple or an abscess is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Blood Disease

    • B. 

      General Infection

    • C. 

      Daughter Cell

    • D. 

      Local Infection

  • 5. 
    A sign of a bacterial infection is the presence of:
    • A. 

      Lesions

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Pus

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 6. 
    A disease that spreads from one person to another by contact is said to be:
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Contagious

  • 7. 
    The skin disease that is caused by an infection of head lice is called
    • A. 

      Pediculosis bacteria

    • B. 

      Pediculosis Capitis

    • C. 

      Contagious Diseases

    • D. 

      Filterable Virus

  • 8. 
    The three main types of Decontamination are:
    • A. 

      Sanitation, Sterilizing, and Dry Heat

    • B. 

      Sterilizing, Sleaning, and Processing

    • C. 

      Sanitation, Disenfection, and Sterilization

    • D. 

      Sanitation, Steam Autoclave, and Heat

  • 9. 
    Single-use items that do not have the capacity to be disenfected after each client use must be:
    • A. 

      Discarded

    • B. 

      Washed

    • C. 

      Stored

    • D. 

      Immersed

  • 10. 
    The physical foundation of the body consisting of bones with movable and immovable joints is the:
    • A. 

      Nervous system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Muscular system

    • D. 

      Endocrine system

  • 11. 
    Two bones that form the sides of the head in the ear region are the:
    • A. 

      Temperal bones

    • B. 

      Parietal bones

    • C. 

      Frontal bones

    • D. 

      Occipital bones

  • 12. 
    The 14 bones in the fingers or digits are called:
    • A. 

      Phalanges

    • B. 

      Metacarpus

    • C. 

      Ligaments

    • D. 

      Carpus

  • 13. 
    The muscle of the scalp that raises the eyebrows, draws forward, and causes wrinkles across the forehead is the: 
    • A. 

      Occipitalis

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Temporalis

    • D. 

      Frontalis

  • 14. 
    Extensor muscles that are involved with the bending of the wrist are:
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Pronators

    • C. 

      Flexors

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 15. 
    Muscles that separates the fingers are:
    • A. 

      Abductors

    • B. 

      Pronators

    • C. 

      Adductors

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 16. 
    Muscles that are at the base of each finger and draw the fingers together are:
    • A. 

      Abductors

    • B. 

      Flexors

    • C. 

      Adductors

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 17. 
    When sebum hardens and the sebaceous duct becomes clogged, the pore impaction that is formed is a:
    • A. 

      Coil

    • B. 

      Lubricant

    • C. 

      Scar

    • D. 

      Comedone

  • 18. 
    The part of the nail where the natural nail is formed is the:
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Lunula

    • D. 

      Free edge

  • 19. 
    Normal,healthy, nails grow in a variety of shapes, depending upon the shape of the:
    • A. 

      Fingers

    • B. 

      Eponychium

    • C. 

      Matrix

    • D. 

      Free edge

  • 20. 
    The part of the human hair that projects above the skin is known as the:
    • A. 

      Hair root

    • B. 

      Hair structure

    • C. 

      Hair bulb

    • D. 

      Hair shaft

  • 21. 
    All natural hair color is the result of pigment located in the cortex called:
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Sebum

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 22. 
    The melanin that provides brown or black color to hair is:
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Pheomelanin

    • D. 

      Telogen

  • 23. 
    The thickness or diameter of the individual hair strand is referred to as hair:
    • A. 

      Dryness

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Elascity

    • D. 

      Porosity

  • 24. 
    Any substance that occupies space is considered to be:
    • A. 

      Organic

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Matter

    • D. 

      Units

  • 25. 
    Change in the form of a substance that does not cause a chemical change is a (n):
    • A. 

      Anion change

    • B. 

      Solid change

    • C. 

      Matter change

    • D. 

      Physical change