Cosmetology Practice Exam 7

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Cosmetology practice exam


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  • 1. 
    The method of cornrows that look natural, last longer, and will not place excessive tension on the hairline is the:
    • A. 

      Feed-in method

    • B. 

      Traditional method

    • C. 

      Freehand method

    • D. 

      Comb method

  • 2. 
    The wig type recommended for a client with no hair or extremely thin hair is the:
    • A. 

      Capless wig

    • B. 

      Cascade

    • C. 

      Toupee

    • D. 

      Cap wig

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    A small wig used by men to cover hte top or crown of the head is a:
    • A. 

      Toupee

    • B. 

      Cap

    • C. 

      Switch

    • D. 

      Medium

  • 5. 
    The term used to measure the hydrogen ions in a solution that determine its alkalinity or acidity is:
    • A. 

      Posibble hydrogen

    • B. 

      Positive hydrogen

    • C. 

      Potential hydrogen

    • D. 

      Peptide ions

  • 6. 
    The range of numbers used in the pH scale is:
    • A. 

      0 to 5

    • B. 

      0 to 7

    • C. 

      0 to 10

    • D. 

      0 to 14

  • 7. 
    The highlight or the hue of color seen in the hair is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Scales

    • B. 

      Depth

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Tones

  • 8. 
    A violet base color will deliver cool results and will minimize unwanted:
    • A. 

      Orange tones

    • B. 

      Yellow tones

    • C. 

      Red tones

    • D. 

      Blue tones

  • 9. 
    The secondary color created with an equal combination of blue and yellow is:
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Violet

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 10. 
    Primary and secondary colors that are positioned opposite eaxh on the color wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complimentary colors

    • B. 

      Contrasting colors

    • C. 

      Permanent colors

    • D. 

      Tertiary colors

  • 11. 
    To ensure successful results when performing hair coloring services, the colorist must follow a:
    • A. 

      Fast method

    • B. 

      Client's direction

    • C. 

      Prescribed procedure

    • D. 

      Personal preference

  • 12. 
    Examples of single-process permanent coloring applications are virgin color applications and:
    • A. 

      Semipermanent applications

    • B. 

      Color retouch applications

    • C. 

      Color shampoos

    • D. 

      Cream lighteners

  • 13. 
    Specialized preparations designed to equalize hair porosity and deposit a base color in one application are:
    • A. 

      Fillers

    • B. 

      Conditioners

    • C. 

      Mixers

    • D. 

      Activators

  • 14. 
    An excessive thin plate of epidermal flakes, dry or oily, is known as a:
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 15. 
    A contagious, recurring viral infection characterized by fever blisters or cold sores is:
    • A. 

      Herpes simplex

    • B. 

      Herpes dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Eczema

  • 16. 
    The American Cancer Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter B to check mole:
    • A. 

      Borders

    • B. 

      Building

    • C. 

      Brightness

    • D. 

      Balance

  • 17. 
    Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised may be a warning sign of:
    • A. 

      Mallignant melanoma

    • B. 

      Mallignant rosacea

    • C. 

      Keratoma

    • D. 

      Leukoderma

  • 18. 
    Alkali substances used to temporarily remove superfluous hair at the skin level are:
    • A. 

      Resins

    • B. 

      Hydrators

    • C. 

      Depilatories

    • D. 

      Developers

  • 19. 
    A temporary hair removal method involving cotton thread manipulated and rolled along the surface of the skin is:
    • A. 

      Surfacing

    • B. 

      Stitching

    • C. 

      Threading

    • D. 

      Sugaring

  • 20. 
    During an analysis procedure, cleansing milk is applied to the skin using:
    • A. 

      Downward circular movements

    • B. 

      Rounded strong movements

    • C. 

      Upward circular movements

    • D. 

      Outward movements

  • 21. 
    Acne bacteria that cannot survive in the presence of oxygen are:
    • A. 

      Pustules

    • B. 

      Acids

    • C. 

      Ampoule

    • D. 

      Anaerobic

  • 22. 
    The therapeutic use of oils in skin care products that creates positive effects on the body, mind, and spirits is:
    • A. 

      Antagonism

    • B. 

      Aromatherapy

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Dermatology

  • 23. 
    Makeup should be blended onto the skin using:
    • A. 

      Tissues

    • B. 

      Fingers

    • C. 

      Disposable sponges

    • D. 

      Sanitized spatulas

  • 24. 
    Lipstick when applied properly should be evon on both sides of the mouth and:
    • A. 

      Automatic

    • B. 

      Symmetrical

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical

    • D. 

      Shaded

  • 25. 
    Eye shadow tht is lighter then the cllient's skin tone is considered:
    • A. 

      Complementry

    • B. 

      Highlighting

    • C. 

      Shadowing

    • D. 

      Contrasting

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