Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz: Trivia

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Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz: Trivia

Welcome to the Cosmetology Practice Exam Quiz. People have different types of hair. A cosmetologist needs to know what can be done for the different kinds of hair, especially when it comes to chemical or relaxer applications. In this quiz, you will get to see just how skilled you are when it comes to different hair techniques. Do give it a shot and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most alkaline permanent waves have a pH between:
    • A. 

      4.5 and 5.5

    • B. 

      6.0 and 7.0

    • C. 

      9.0 and 9.6

    • D. 

      10.0 and 11.0

  • 2. 
    Exothermic waves create a chemical reaction that heats the solution and speeds up:
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Conditioning

    • C. 

      Neutralizing

    • D. 

      Formulation

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    The application for chemical relaxers should be started in the most resistant are, usually the:
    • A. 

      Back fo the head

    • B. 

      Front hairline

    • C. 

      Scalp area

    • D. 

      Side area

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Hair texture is determined by the diameter of individual hair:
    • A. 

      Lengths

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Strands

    • D. 

      Sections

  • 7. 
    The hair type with a large diameter that can take longer to process hair color is:
    • A. 

      Fine-textured hair

    • B. 

      Medium-textured hair

    • C. 

      Coarse-textured hair

    • D. 

      Long hair

  • 8. 
    Artificial hair colors are developed from the primary and secondary colors that form:
    • A. 

      Tonal colors

    • B. 

      Light energy

    • C. 

      Base colors

    • D. 

      Mixing colors

  • 9. 
    Adding the primary color red to yellow colors will cause them to appear:
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      Equal

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    As part of their composition, all permanent hair coloring products and lighteners contain both a developer and a(n):
    • A. 

      Oxidizing agent

    • B. 

      Acidic agent

    • C. 

      Alkalizing ingredient

    • D. 

      Neutralizing ingredient

  • 12. 
    The most commonly used developer in hair color is:
    • A. 

      Ammonia peroxide

    • B. 

      Hrdrogen propitiator

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Potential activators

  • 13. 
    When applying color using the brush-and-bowl method, the mixing bowl, should be:
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Nonmetallic

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Nonbreakable

  • 14. 
    Before performing a coloring service with an aniline derivative product, the client must have a(n):
    • A. 

      Preliminary test

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Patch test

    • D. 

      Insurance record

  • 15. 
    A preliminary test performed to determine how the hair will react to  a color formula is a(n):
    • A. 

      Color test

    • B. 

      Patch test

    • C. 

      Application test

    • D. 

      Strand test

  • 16. 
    For a virgin application with a single-process color, the application should be applied first to:
    • A. 

      Roots and porous area

    • B. 

      Hair shaft and ends

    • C. 

      Mid-strand area

    • D. 

      Scalp area

  • 17. 
    The technique of coloring strands of hair darker than the natural color is called the:
    • A. 

      Lowlighting

    • B. 

      Accelerating

    • C. 

      Highlighting

    • D. 

      Baliage

  • 18. 
    Distended capilliaries caused by constant overdilation and weakening of the capillary walls are known as:
    • A. 

      Fissures

    • B. 

      Excoriation

    • C. 

      Telangiectasias

    • D. 

      Macula

  • 19. 
    A small circumscribed elevation of the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a:
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Freckle

    • D. 

      Stain

  • 20. 
    Acne, or common pimples, is also known as:
    • A. 

      Acne milia

    • B. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • C. 

      Acne cortisone

    • D. 

      Acne fissure

  • 21. 
    Chemicals released by the immune system that flood tissues to dilute a skin irritant are:
    • A. 

      Hematite

    • B. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • C. 

      Histamines

    • D. 

      Execration

  • 22. 
    Facial waxing should not be performed on clients with the condition of:
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Seborrhea

    • C. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

  • 23. 
    The natural arch of the eyebrow or the curved line of the eye socket follows what bone?
    • A. 

      Orbis

    • B. 

      Orbital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 24. 
    An effective epilator treatment that uses a thick paste easily remove with water is:
    • A. 

      Sugaring

    • B. 

      Pasting

    • C. 

      Soaping

    • D. 

      Waxing

  • 25. 
    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

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