New Jersey Cosmetology Review Exam 2

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New Jersey Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To avoid back strain while giving a shampoo or other service, maintain a ______ posture.
    • A. 

      Sway-back

    • B. 

      Lordosis

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Kyphosis

  • 2. 
    In order to give the body support and balance and to help maintain good posture, the cosmetologist should wear:
    • A. 

      Ankle support boots

    • B. 

      High-heeled shoes

    • C. 

      Low-heeled shoes

    • D. 

      Sandals

  • 3. 
    Thoughfulness of others is considered to be the basis of:
    • A. 

      Good grooming

    • B. 

      Salesmanship

    • C. 

      Vitality

    • D. 

      Courtesy

  • 4. 
    One of cosmetologists' most important personal assets is their:
    • A. 

      Aggressiveness

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Clothes

    • D. 

      Indifference

  • 5. 
    One important part of professionalism is
    • A. 

      Arrogance

    • B. 

      Posture

    • C. 

      Punctuality

    • D. 

      Antecedents

  • 6. 
    To be liked, it is important to handle clients with:
    • A. 

      Familiarity

    • B. 

      Tact

    • C. 

      Timidity

    • D. 

      Patronization

  • 7. 
    The science that deals with healthful living is:
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Hygiene

    • C. 

      Bacteriology

    • D. 

      Cosmetology

  • 8. 
    The practice of public hygiene is important because it helps to preserve the:
    • A. 

      Quality of cosmetology services

    • B. 

      Health of the individual

    • C. 

      Health of the community

    • D. 

      Quality of cosmetic products

  • 9. 
    Bad or offensive breath may be treated and minimized by:
    • A. 

      Gargling with an astringent

    • B. 

      Spraying with a disinfectant

    • C. 

      Spraying with a perfumed caustic

    • D. 

      Rinsing with mouthwash

  • 10. 
    One of the best advertisements of an effectively run salon is a cosmetologist who is:
    • A. 

      Well groomed

    • B. 

      Behind schedule

    • C. 

      Fatigued

    • D. 

      Reading styling magazines

  • 11. 
    Pathogenic bacteria are especially common
    • A. 

      In dry places

    • B. 

      On implements

    • C. 

      In dirty places

    • D. 

      On clean towels

  • 12. 
    Pustules and boils are infections containing
    • A. 

      Non-pathogenic organisms

    • B. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

    • C. 

      Sebum

    • D. 

      Ringworm

  • 13. 
    Disease may be spread in a salon by:
    • A. 

      Dry hands

    • B. 

      Unclean hands

    • C. 

      Laundered towels

    • D. 

      Sanitized implements

  • 14. 
    A wet sanitizer should contain
    • A. 

      A disinfectant solution

    • B. 

      30% alcohol

    • C. 

      An antiseptic solution

    • D. 

      2% formalin

  • 15. 
    The active gas in formalin is:
    • A. 

      Chlorine

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Sulfur

    • D. 

      Formaldehyde

  • 16. 
    Chemical solutions used in a beauty salon should be stored in
    • A. 

      Heated cabinets

    • B. 

      The reception area

    • C. 

      Properly labeled containers

    • D. 

      Wet sanitizers

  • 17. 
    A formalin solution is commonly used as a
    • A. 

      Deodorant

    • B. 

      Styptic

    • C. 

      Sanitizing agent

    • D. 

      Cleansing agent

  • 18. 
    To be effective, a dry sanitizer may contain (depending upon each state):
    • A. 

      A peroxide solution

    • B. 

      70% alcohol

    • C. 

      A disinfectant solution

    • D. 

      An active fumigant

  • 19. 
    Combs and brushes are sanitized by immersion in a ________ solution.
    • A. 

      Deodorant

    • B. 

      Boric acid

    • C. 

      Disinfectant

    • D. 

      Thio

  • 20. 
    Freedom from disease-bearing germs is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Bactericide

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Germicide

    • D. 

      Asepsis

  • 21. 
    Sanitized implements are stored in a/an
    • A. 

      Open box

    • B. 

      Open cabinet

    • C. 

      Dry sanitizer

    • D. 

      Wet sanitizer

  • 22. 
    Cosmetologists should clean their hands:
    • A. 

      In the morning

    • B. 

      Every morning and afternoon

    • C. 

      Whenever they get dirty

    • D. 

      Before and after serving a client

  • 23. 
    A person who, although immune to a disease himself, can infect other persons with a disease is known as a/an:
    • A. 

      Infector

    • B. 

      Carrier

    • C. 

      Immunizer

    • D. 

      Pathogen

  • 24. 
    A chemical agent that destroys germs is called a/an
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Fumigant

    • D. 

      Sepsis

  • 25. 
    To create vapors in a cabinet sanitizer, place one tablespoon of formalin in a small tray with one tablespoon of:
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Cresol

    • C. 

      Lysol

    • D. 

      Borax

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