Cosmetology Practice Exam 5

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Cosmetology practice exam


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  • 1. 
    When servicing a client for the first time, a visual tool to showcase your technical skills is a:
    • A. 

      Portfolio of your work

    • B. 

      Letter of recommendation

    • C. 

      Sales pitch

    • D. 

      Style book

  • 2. 
    The single most important part of any service that should always be completed before any service is undertaken is the:
    • A. 

      Client consultation

    • B. 

      Initial greeting

    • C. 

      Sales pitch

    • D. 

      Friendly conversation

  • 3. 
    Groups of tissues designed to perform a specific function are:
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Organs

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 4. 
    The ankle is made of the following number of bones:
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      9

  • 5. 
    Then nail that grows the fastest is on the:
    • A. 

      Index finger

    • B. 

      Ring finger

    • C. 

      Middle finger

    • D. 

      Thumb

  • 6. 
    A highly contagious skin disease caused by a parasite called a mite is:
    • A. 

      Dandruff

    • B. 

      Pediculosis

    • C. 

      Scabies

    • D. 

      Inea

  • 7. 
    The metal substance that is a particularly good conductor of electricity is:
    • A. 

      Rubber

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 8. 
    The hair design where  both sides of a hairstyle form a mirror image of each other is known as:
    • A. 

      Elevated balance

    • B. 

      Symmetrical balance

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical balance

    • D. 

      Visual balance

  • 9. 
    The styling choice for a cleient with a round facial type would be a style that has:
    • A. 

      Volume on top and volume or length at sides

    • B. 

      No volume on top and volume and softness at sides

    • C. 

      Volume on top and closeness or no volume at sides

    • D. 

      Volume between temples and jaw

  • 10. 
    An important element in creating a strong foundation and consistency in haircutting and creating shapes is the use of:
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Corners

    • C. 

      Stacking

    • D. 

      Layering

  • 11. 
    A section of hair that determines the length the hair will be cut is the:
    • A. 

      Guideline

    • B. 

      Reference

    • C. 

      Apex

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 12. 
    In creating a length increase in the design of graduated and layered haircuts, the technique to use is:
    • A. 

      Over-direction

    • B. 

      Beveling

    • C. 

      Stacking

    • D. 

      Traveling

  • 13. 
    The conversation where the practitiner offers professional advice and suggestions to a client is the:
    • A. 

      Client consultation

    • B. 

      Client greeting

    • C. 

      Gossip session

    • D. 

      Clent assessment

  • 14. 
    In terms of braiding and other natural hairstyling, the diameter of hair refers to whether the hair is:
    • A. 

      Medium,fine, or smooth

    • B. 

      Smooth,dry, or wiry

    • C. 

      Coarse, medium, or fine

    • D. 

      Straight, wavy, or fine

  • 15. 
    An excellent comb for design parting and opening and removing braids is a:
    • A. 

      Finishing comb

    • B. 

      Wide-toothed comb

    • C. 

      Pressing comb

    • D. 

      Tail comb

  • 16. 
    A strong extension material that comes from the domestic ox found in the mountains of tibet and central Asia is:
    • A. 

      Lin

    • B. 

      Wool

    • C. 

      Yarn

    • D. 

      Yak

  • 17. 
    A board of fine, upright nails that is used to comb or detangle human hair extensions or to blend colors is a:
    • A. 

      Drawing board

    • B. 

      Hackle

    • C. 

      Leather board

    • D. 

      Extension

  • 18. 
    To achieve a natural look when cutting a wig, the ends should be:
    • A. 

      Blunt

    • B. 

      Tapered

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Even

  • 19. 
    In the track-and-sew method of hair extensions, the angle of the track determines:
    • A. 

      How the hair will fall

    • B. 

      The amount of hair

    • C. 

      The size of extension

    • D. 

      The lengt of extension

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    Hydrogen bonds are easily broken  by water or heat and are re-formed when the hair is:
    • A. 

      Stretched

    • B. 

      Dried

    • C. 

      Softened

    • D. 

      Styles

  • 22. 
    The main active ingredient or reducing agent in alkaline permanent waves is:
    • A. 

      Ammonium thioglycolate

    • B. 

      Hydrogen thioglycolate

    • C. 

      Alkaine acids

    • D. 

      Glyceryl monothioglycolate

  • 23. 
    Waves that are activated from an outside heat source are considered:
    • A. 

      Stabilized

    • B. 

      Endothermic

    • C. 

      Exothermic

    • D. 

      Acid waves

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    Colors tht absorb more light and can look darker than their actual level are:
    • A. 

      Natural tones

    • B. 

      Cool tones

    • C. 

      Warm tones

    • D. 

      Lightest tones

  • 26. 
    Colors with a predominance of red are considered:
    • A. 

      Cool tones

    • B. 

      Neutral tones

    • C. 

      Warm tones

    • D. 

      Base tones

  • 27. 
    Adding the primary color red to yellow colors will cause them to appear:
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      Equal

  • 28. 
    Nail cosmetics and creams should be removed from containers using a:
    • A. 

      Spoon

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Finger

    • D. 

      Spatula

  • 29. 
    The haf moon at the base of the natural nail is called the:
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Free edge

    • C. 

      Ridge

    • D. 

      Lunula

  • 30. 
    Calluses from the feet should never be removed using a:
    • A. 

      Softener

    • B. 

      Foot file

    • C. 

      Razor

    • D. 

      Foot scrub

  • 31. 
    The massage movement that improves circulation to the small, surface blood vessels is"
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Petrissage

    • D. 

      Effleurage

  • 32. 
    To protect eyes from flying objects and accidental slashes, the nail technician should wear:
    • A. 

      Sunglasses

    • B. 

      Dust masks

    • C. 

      Safety eyewear

    • D. 

      Protective gloves

  • 33. 
    Placing enhancement products too close to the skin may cause:
    • A. 

      Lifting

    • B. 

      Spotting

    • C. 

      Chipping

    • D. 

      Imperfections

  • 34. 
    The second UV gel applied is called the:
    • A. 

      Building UV gel

    • B. 

      Coating UV gel

    • C. 

      Top coat UV gel

    • D. 

      Curing UV getl

  • 35. 
    A written plan that describes a business and foresees projections for the next 5 years is a :
    • A. 

      Personal budget

    • B. 

      Written plan

    • C. 

      Business plan

    • D. 

      Demographic analysis

  • 36. 
    Client's preferences, products used, and personall information should be recorded on:
    • A. 

      Treatment cards

    • B. 

      The business plan

    • C. 

      Service records

    • D. 

      The sales invoe