Cosmetology Practice Exam 4

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Cosmetology practice exam


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  • 1. 
    Blow-drying softens textured hair, stretches the hair shaft length, and:
    • A. 

      Elongates a wave pattern

    • B. 

      Reduces a wave pattern

    • C. 

      Shrinks a wave pattern

    • D. 

      Thickens the diameter

  • 2. 
    During the maturation of stage of locks, the hair is soft and coiled into spiral configurations, and the end is:
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Closed

    • C. 

      Loose

    • D. 

      Broken

  • 3. 
    As with other salon services, the preliminary service provided to determine client needs for a wig service is the:
    • A. 

      Sensivity consultation

    • B. 

      Cllient consultation

    • C. 

      Emotional consultation

    • D. 

      Health screening

  • 4. 
    Prior to a full-color application to a wig or hairpiece, it is recommended to perform a(n):
    • A. 

      Elasticity test

    • B. 

      Strand test

    • C. 

      Allergy test

    • D. 

      Prorsity test

  • 5. 
    A small wig used by men to cover the top or crown of the head is a:
    • A. 

      Toupee

    • B. 

      Cap

    • C. 

      Switch

    • D. 

      Medium

  • 6. 
    Long,coiled,polypeptide chains that make up approximately 97 percent of the hair's structure are:
    • A. 

      Keratin proteins

    • B. 

      Amino proteins

    • C. 

      Nitrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Resistant bonds

  • 7. 
    Hair coloring products that contain metallic salts are not compatible with:
    • A. 

      Conditioning treaments

    • B. 

      Neutralizers

    • C. 

      Color rinses

    • D. 

      Permanent waving

  • 8. 
    All acid waves have three components consisting of the waving lotion, neutralizer, and:
    • A. 

      Conditioner

    • B. 

      Prewrap

    • C. 

      Stabilizer

    • D. 

      Activator

  • 9. 
    Waves that ae activated from an outside heat source ae considered:
    • A. 

      Stabilized

    • B. 

      Endothermic

    • C. 

      Exothermic

    • D. 

      Acid waves

  • 10. 
    The process of stopping the action of permanent waves and hardening the hair into its new form is:
    • A. 

      Sectioning

    • B. 

      Rinsing

    • C. 

      Neutralization

    • D. 

      Normalization

  • 11. 
    The application of a sodium hydroxide ions to lower the ph of the hair and scalp after a relaxer requires a(n):
    • A. 

      Swell and soften

    • B. 

      Expand and harden

    • C. 

      Lift and harden

    • D. 

      Swell and break

  • 12. 
    The neutralizing of remaining hydroxide ions to lower the pH of the hair and scalp after a relaxer requires a(n):
    • A. 

      Oxidation and shampoo

    • B. 

      Concentrated lotion

    • C. 

      Normalizing lotion

    • D. 

      Conditioning shampoo

  • 13. 
    The difference in the strength of most chemical hair relaxers is determined by the concentration of:
    • A. 

      Lanthionization

    • B. 

      Hydroxide

    • C. 

      Ammonia

    • D. 

      Coatings

  • 14. 
    Conditioners with an acidic pH that condition and restore the natural pH of the hair after a relaxer but prior to shampooing are:
    • A. 

      Lanthionization solutions

    • B. 

      Natural solutions

    • C. 

      Swelling solutions

    • D. 

      Normalizing solutions

  • 15. 
    After applying a relaxer, periodic strand tests are performed to determine:
    • A. 

      Stretching time

    • B. 

      Neutralizing time

    • C. 

      Processing time

    • D. 

      Rinsing time

  • 16. 
    During a relaxer strand test, hair pressed with the back of the comb,fingers, or applicatior brush that continues to curl is:
    • A. 

      Sufficiently relaxed

    • B. 

      Insufficiently relaxed

    • C. 

      Normalized

    • D. 

      Overprocessed

  • 17. 
    The blonding process where the hair is prelilghtened then toned with a toner or glaze is a:
    • A. 

      Single-process color

    • B. 

      Double-process color

    • C. 

      Color enhancement

    • D. 

      Special effects color

  • 18. 
    Fine hair takes color faster and can look darker because the melanin granules are grouped:
    • A. 

      More loosely

    • B. 

      More tightly

    • C. 

      More scattered

    • D. 

      Less tightly

  • 19. 
    The predominant melanin that gives black and brown color to hair is:
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Pigment

    • D. 

      Pheomelanin

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    Colors with a predominance of red are considered:
    • A. 

      Cool tones

    • B. 

      Neutral tones

    • C. 

      Warm tones

    • D. 

      Base tones

  • 22. 
    Primary and secondary colors that are positioned opposite each on the color wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complementary colors

    • B. 

      Contrasting colors

    • C. 

      Permanent colors

    • D. 

      Tertiary colors

  • 23. 
    The hair coloring process that lightens and colrs hair in a single applications is a:
    • A. 

      Deposit-only color

    • B. 

      Semipermanent color

    • C. 

      Single-process hair coloring

    • D. 

      Double-process hair coloring

  • 24. 
    A thick scat resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a:
    • A. 

      Stain

    • B. 

      Cyst

    • C. 

      Keloid

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 25. 
    Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, ir raised may be a warning sign of:
    • A. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • B. 

      Mmalignant rosacea

    • C. 

      Keratoma

    • D. 

      Leukoderma