Cosmetology Hardest Practice Exam: Quiz

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Do you understand what it requires to be a cosmetologist? Cosmetology is a fun and challenging way to earn a living. A cosmetologist is responsible for making the person look beautiful with their hair, skin, nails, and makeup. As a profession, cosmetologists are mostly female. However, some men are interested in cosmetology. Take this quiz will show how much you know about cosmetology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Archeological studies reveal that haircutting and hairstyling were practiced in some form as early as:
    • A. 

      The ice age

    • B. 

      The medieval period

    • C. 

      The roman empire

    • D. 

      The middle ages

  • 2. 
    Round-shaped pathogenic bacteria that appear singly or in groups are
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Lyme disease

    • D. 

      Cocci

  • 3. 
    Body tissues being invaded by disease-causing or pathogenic bacteria results in a(n):
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Antitoxin

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Inflammation

  • 4. 
    A disease that spreads from person to another by contact is said to be:
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Contagious

  • 5. 
    A submicroscopic structure capable of infesting almost all plants and animals is a:
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Parasite

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Contaminant

  • 6. 
    A disease caused by a bloodborne virus and marked by inflammation of the liver is:
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Blood poisoning

  • 7. 
    A contagious skin disease that is caused by the itch mite is:
    • A. 

      Scabies

    • B. 

      Lice

    • C. 

      Pediculosis

    • D. 

      Immunity

  • 8. 
    A very safe and useful type of disinfectant, commonly called quats is:
    • A. 

      Quaternary antiseptic solution

    • B. 

      Quaternary- based compounds

    • C. 

      Quaternary softening compound

    • D. 

      Quaternary ammonium compounds

  • 9. 
    To be effective, the strength of ethyl alcohol must be no less than:
    • A. 

      20 percent

    • B. 

      40 percent

    • C. 

      60 percent

    • D. 

      70 percent

  • 10. 
    The study of the functions and activities performed by the body structures is:
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Scientific

  • 11. 
    The phase of metabolism that involes the breaking down of complex compounds within cells into smaller ones is:
    • A. 

      Catabolism

    • B. 

      Anabolism

    • C. 

      Cell division

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 12. 
    Muscles that are attached to bones and are voluntary or controlled by the will are:
    • A. 

      Nonstriated muscles

    • B. 

      Striated muscles

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscles

    • D. 

      Insertion muscles

  • 13. 
    The middle part of the muscle is the:
    • A. 

      Insertion

    • B. 

      Origin

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Belly

  • 14. 
    The dermis layer is made up of two layers, which are the
    • A. 

      Papiliary and reticular

    • B. 

      Papillary and dermal

    • C. 

      Dermal and tactile

    • D. 

      Tactile and recticular

  • 15. 
    The top of the papillary layer where it joins the edidermis is the:
    • A. 

      Dermis corpuscles

    • B. 

      Epidermal-dermal junction

    • C. 

      Epidermal-dermal connection

    • D. 

      Epidermis junction

  • 16. 
    The nail that grows the slowest is on the:
    • A. 

      Index finger

    • B. 

      Thumb

    • C. 

      Middle finger

    • D. 

      Little finger

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    The three main layers of the hair shaft are the cuticle, cortex, and:
    • A. 

      Middle layer

    • B. 

      Medulla layer

    • C. 

      Matrix layer

    • D. 

      Medium layer

  • 19. 
    The hair shaft that emerges from the scalp is a nonliving fiber composed of:
    • A. 

      Keratinized acids

    • B. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • C. 

      Melanin protein

    • D. 

      Keratinized protein

  • 20. 
    Hydroxide chemical relaxers break disulfide bonds and convert them to:
    • A. 

      Lanthionine bonds

    • B. 

      Sulfur bonds

    • C. 

      Carbon bonds

    • D. 

      Hydrogen bonds

  • 21. 
    The sudden falling out of hair in round patches or baldness in spots is:
    • A. 

      Postpartum alopecia

    • B. 

      Alopecia androgenetica

    • C. 

      Alopecia totalis

    • D. 

      Alopecia areata

  • 22. 
    The simplest for of matter that cannot be broken down without the loss of identity is a(n):
    • A. 

      Element

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Substance

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 23. 
    The chermical compound sodium chloride is:
    • A. 

      Shampoo

    • B. 

      Table salt

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Distilled water

  • 24. 
    A common volatile organic compound that evaporates quickly and is used in hair spray is:
    • A. 

      Ionized water

    • B. 

      Ammonia water

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Ethyl alcohol

  • 25. 
    The path of an electric current from the generating source back to the original source is a(n):
    • A. 

      Incomplete circuit

    • B. 

      Complete circuit

    • C. 

      Insulating current

    • D. 

      Direct circuit

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