Cosmetology Practice Exam 3

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Cosmetology practice exam


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

      The ice age

    • B. 

      The medieval pole

    • C. 

      The roman empire

    • D. 

      The middle ages

  • 2. 
    The barber pole--symbol of the barber surgeon--has its roots in a medical procedure called:
    • A. 

      Staff

    • B. 

      Dentistry

    • C. 

      Knifing

    • D. 

      Bloodletting

  • 3. 
    A well thought-out process for career success is:
    • A. 

      Self management

    • B. 

      Summarizing

    • C. 

      Transferring

    • D. 

      Problem-solving

  • 4. 
    An essential part of a business plan is a(n):
    • A. 

      Lease agreement

    • B. 

      Employee contract

    • C. 

      Mission statement

    • D. 

      Income tax return

  • 5. 
    The ability to understand people is key to operating effectively and central to success and:
    • A. 

      Talking loudly

    • B. 

      Customer service

    • C. 

      Listening

    • D. 

      Fashion service

  • 6. 
    During the consultation process, to reiterate everything discussed to the client means to:
    • A. 

      Apply pressure to the client

    • B. 

      Repeat in measured, precise terms

    • C. 

      Repeat in rapid, intense terms

    • D. 

      Ignore personal conversation

  • 7. 
    Bacteria generally consist of an outer cell wall containing a liquid called:
    • A. 

      Spore-forming

    • B. 

      Spherical spore

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 8. 
    Nonpathogenic bacteria are:
    • A. 

      Harmful

    • B. 

      Harmless

    • C. 

      Disease producing

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 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. 
    When removing implements from the disinfectant solution, to avoid damaging the skin or contaminating the disinfectant solution, use:
    • A. 

      Spatula

    • B. 

      Your fingers

    • C. 

      Tongs

    • D. 

      A spoon

  • 11. 
    The chemical process that takes place in living organisms whereby cells are nourised and carry out their activities is called:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Membrane

  • 12. 
    Nerve tissue carries message to the brain and is made up of special cells known as:
    • A. 

      Protoplasm

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

  • 13. 
    The facial skeleton has how man bones?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    The study of the structure, function, and diseases of the muscles is called:
    • A. 

      Myology

    • B. 

      Histology

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      Osteology

  • 15. 
    The part of the muscle at the movable attachment to the skeleton is the :
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Insertion

    • D. 

      Origin

  • 16. 
    Extensor muscles that are involved with the bending of the wrist are:
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Pronators

    • C. 

      Flexors

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 17. 
    The medical branch of science that deals with the study of the skin, its functions, and diseases is:
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Dermatology

    • C. 

      Histology

    • D. 

      Physiology

  • 18. 
    The fibrous protein that gives skin its flexibililty and help skin regain its shape after being expanded is:
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Collagen

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Membranes

  • 19. 
    The slightly thickened layer of skin tha lies underneath the free edge of the nail plate is the:
    • A. 

      Eponychium

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Hyponychium

    • D. 

      Matrix

  • 20. 
    Normal, healthy nails grow in a variety of shapes, depending upon the shape of the:
    • A. 

      Fingers

    • B. 

      Eponychium

    • C. 

      Matrix

    • D. 

      Free edge

  • 21. 
    The tiny, involuntary muscle fiber in the skin inserted in the base of the hair follicle is the:
    • A. 

      Inner follicle

    • B. 

      Angled bulb

    • C. 

      Arrector pili

    • D. 

      Dermal papilla

  • 22. 
    A lengthwise section of hair shows that cuticle scales overlap and each individual cuticle scale is attached to the:
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Root

  • 23. 
    The units of structure that build protein and are linked end-to-end like a string of pearls are:
    • A. 

      Oxygenated cells

    • B. 

      Primary acids

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 24. 
    The measurement that describes the number of individual hair strands on one square inch of the scalp is:
    • A. 

      Porosity

    • B. 

      Diameter

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Density

  • 25. 
    The condition of abnormal hair growth of terminal hair is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Monilethrix

    • B. 

      Ringed hair

    • C. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • D. 

      Trichoptilosis