Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz: MCQ

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Cosmetology is the research and presentation of beauty. It involves cutting, coloring, or styling the hair, taking care of fingernails and toenails, and creating art, such as using nail polish on them, applying makeup or cosmetics, waxing hair, shaping eyebrows, skincare, and generally having a good time with the profession. This beautiful quiz will give you an idea about what goes on in cosmetology. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the track-and-sew method of hair extension,the angle of the track determines:
    • A. 

      How the hair will fall

    • B. 

      The amount of hair

    • C. 

      The size of extension

    • D. 

      The length of extension

  • 2. 
    A simple, quick stitch that can be used to secure the entire length of a weft to a track is the:
    • A. 

      Double-lock stitch

    • B. 

      Lock stitch

    • C. 

      Moving stitch

    • D. 

      Overcast stitch

  • 3. 
    The term used to measure the hydrogen ions in a solution that determine its alkalinity or acidity is:
    • A. 

      Possible hydrogen

    • B. 

      Positive hrdrogen

    • C. 

      Potential hydrogen

    • D. 

      Peptide ions

  • 4. 
    Long,coiled,polypeptide chains that make up approximately 97 percent of the hair's structure are:
    • A. 

      Keratin protiens

    • B. 

      Amino protiens

    • C. 

      Nitrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Resistant bonds

  • 5. 
    A correct permanent wave service alters only what bonds
    • A. 

      Keratin bonds

    • B. 

      Side bonds

    • C. 

      Large bonds

    • D. 

      Peptide bonds

  • 6. 
    Weak physical side bonds that are the result of an attraction between negative and positive electrical charges are:
    • A. 

      Sodium bonds

    • B. 

      Sulfur bonds

    • C. 

      Disulfide bonds

    • D. 

      Salt bonds

  • 7. 
    The key to ensuring complete penetration of permanent wave solution on coarse hair is:
    • A. 

      Less processing time

    • B. 

      Saturation of the scalp

    • C. 

      Saturation of the cortex

    • D. 

      Fast processing lotions

  • 8. 
    Chemical services performed on overly porous hair require solutions that are:
    • A. 

      High ph

    • B. 

      Alkaline

    • C. 

      Diluted

    • D. 

      Low ph

  • 9. 
    Exothermic waves create a chemical reaction that heats the solution and speeds up:
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Conditioning

    • C. 

      Neutralizing

    • D. 

      Formulation

  • 10. 
    An acid with a low ph that is the primary reducing agent in acid waves is:
    • A. 

      Glyceryl monothioglycolate

    • B. 

      Ammonium thioglycolic

    • C. 

      Sodium hydroxide

    • D. 

      Sodium hydroxide

  • 11. 
    In a basic perm wrap, all rods within apanel move in the same direction, and the base control is:
    • A. 

      On base

    • B. 

      Off base

    • C. 

      Bricklaying

    • D. 

      Half off base

  • 12. 
    The process of rearranging the basic structure of extremely curly hair into a straighter  or smoother form is:
    • A. 

      Texturizing

    • B. 

      Permanent waving

    • C. 

      Chemical softening

    • D. 

      Chemical hair relaxing

  • 13. 
    Relaxers are often marketed and sold as no-mix-no-lye relaxers are:
    • A. 

      Potassium hydroxide relaxers

    • B. 

      Sodium hydroxide relaxers

    • C. 

      Ammonium thio relaxers

    • D. 

      Guanidine hydroxide relaxers

  • 14. 
    The difference in the strength of most chemical hair relaxers is determined by the concentration of:
    • A. 

      Lanthionization

    • B. 

      Hydroxide

    • C. 

      Ammonia

    • D. 

      Coatings

  • 15. 
    Prior to sodium hydroxide relaxer retouch service, the hair should never be:
    • A. 

      Sectioned

    • B. 

      Detangled

    • C. 

      Combed

    • D. 

      Shampooed

  • 16. 
    A significant factor in the product selection used in the application of color is the client's hair:
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Density

  • 17. 
    Colors that absorb  more light and can look darker than their actual level are:
    • A. 

      Natural tones

    • B. 

      Cool tones

    • C. 

      Warm tones

    • D. 

      Lightest tones

  • 18. 
    Colors with a predominance of red are considered:
    • A. 

      Cool tones

    • B. 

      Neutral tones

    • C. 

      Warm tones

    • D. 

      Base tones

  • 19. 
    The chemical process involving the difussion of natural color pigment or artifical color from the hair is:
    • A. 

      Color deposit

    • B. 

      Hair lightening

    • C. 

      Hair softening

    • D. 

      Complementary colors

  • 20. 
    Lighteners that have a thicker consistency and give more control during scalp application are:
    • A. 

      Cream lighteners

    • B. 

      Powder lighteners

    • C. 

      Oil lighteners

    • D. 

      Paste lighteners

  • 21. 
    When attempting to color the unpigmented hair in a salt-and-pepper head, to ensure gray coverage, formulate the color:
    • A. 

      One level darker than the natural level

    • B. 

      Two levels darker than the natural level

    • C. 

      Two levels lighter than the natural level

    • D. 

      Four levels lighter than the natural level

  • 22. 
    Shampoo added to a remaining color formula to brighten hair color before rinsing is a:
    • A. 

      Prelightening

    • B. 

      Toning

    • C. 

      Soap cap

    • D. 

      Swabbing

  • 23. 
    Acne, or common pimples, is also known as:
    • A. 

      Acne milia

    • B. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • C. 

      Acne cortisone

    • D. 

      Acne fissure

  • 24. 
    Inflammation of the sebaceous glands characterized by red, flaky skin in the scalp and hairline is:
    • A. 

      Acne rosacea

    • B. 

      Asteatosis

    • C. 

      Scale dermatitis

    • D. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

  • 25. 
    A contagious, recurring viral infection characterized by fever blisters or cold sores is:
    • A. 

      Herpes simplex

    • B. 

      Herpes dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Eczema

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