Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz: MCQ

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Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz: MCQ

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  • 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. 
    • 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