A Salon Business Quiz Part- II

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A Salon Business Quiz Part- II

Are you looking forward to get into the salon business? This quiz can help. With this quiz, you must know what questions are considered discrimination by a potential employer, how to build up your clientele successfully, manage money in the business, the ideal traffic pattern in the salon, and the different types of business ownerships. This quiz will elevate your salon business savvy. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these descriptions is NOT a guideline to be used when creating a resume?
    • A. 

      List awards and special recognition

    • B. 

      Show prior employment information

    • C. 

      Provide at least eight pages of information

    • D. 

      Write the resume in a brief and concise manner

  • 2. 
    Which of the following interview questions is illegal for an employer to ask for the purpose of discrimination?
    • A. 

      When were you born?

    • B. 

      What is your strongest technical area?

    • C. 

      How would you describe your people skills?

    • D. 

      How would someone describe your personal characteristics?

  • 3. 
    The least important factor in deciding whether to accept a position is:
    • A. 

      The location

    • B. 

      The size of the salon

    • C. 

      The salary and benefits

    • D. 

      The success of the salon

  • 4. 
    One of the most effective techniques in building a clientele is to:
    • A. 

      Run behind to show the salon is busy

    • B. 

      Give out business cards to potential clients

    • C. 

      Point out weaknesses of other stylists to clients

    • D. 

      Promote services that aren't available in the salon

  • 5. 
    Making a future appointment with a client while they are still in the salon is an effective tool for building a clientele and is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Rebooking the client

    • B. 

      Pressuring the client

    • C. 

      Retailing to the client

    • D. 

      Networking with the client

  • 6. 
    An important aspect to remember when managing money is to:
    • A. 

      Create a budget

    • B. 

      Ignore economic conditions

    • C. 

      Complete a performance review

    • D. 

      Buy equipment by getting loans

  • 7. 
    Which of the following terms refers to all money owed?
    • A. 

      Assets

    • B. 

      Liabilities

    • C. 

      Net worth

    • D. 

      Financial status

  • 8. 
    Net worth is calculated by subtracting liabilities from which of the following:
    • A. 

      Assets

    • B. 

      Student loans

    • C. 

      Loan balances

    • D. 

      Charge accounts

  • 9. 
    The type of business ownership in which two or more persons share all costs of opening, operating, and maintaining the business is a:
    • A. 

      Franchise

    • B. 

      Partnership

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      Sole proprietorship

  • 10. 
    Which of the following business types is owned by the shareholders and is formed under legal guidelines?
    • A. 

      Franchise

    • B. 

      Partnership

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      Proprietorship

  • 11. 
    All of the following items should be important requirements in the process of salon planning EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Market need

    • C. 

      Cost of necessary improvements

    • D. 

      The distance from the Social Security office

  • 12. 
    Compliance with all local, state/province and federal rules, regulations, and laws is the responsibility of:
    • A. 

      Stylists

    • B. 

      Salon owner

    • C. 

      Local authorities

    • D. 

      Former building owner

  • 13. 
    The ideal salon has an efficient traffic pattern providing:
    • A. 

      80 sq. feet per stylist

    • B. 

      A remote reception area

    • C. 

      The most steps for the client and stylist to travel

    • D. 

      The least steps for the client and stylist to travel

  • 14. 
    To be granted future loans it is important to pay loans on time and avoid:
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Default

    • C. 

      Insurance

    • D. 

      Compensation

  • 15. 
    Which type of insurance protects the salon owner from financial loss due to an employee's negligence?
    • A. 

      Premise

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Social Security

    • D. 

      Product liability

  • 16. 
    U.S. Social Security and Canadian Pension taxes are planned savings/retirement funds and the money is collected by the:
    • A. 

      City council

    • B. 

      State government

    • C. 

      County government

    • D. 

      U.S. and Canadian governments

  • 17. 
    Which of the following items must be reported to the IRS as employee income?
    • A. 

      Tips received by an employee

    • B. 

      Money paid to vendor's for products

    • C. 

      Operating expenses paid by the salon

    • D. 

      Change given to a client following payment

  • 18. 
    The tax based on the profits (earnings) of a business is known as:
    • A. 

      Sales tax

    • B. 

      Payroll tax

    • C. 

      Income tax

    • D. 

      Operating tax

  • 19. 
    All payments received from clients for services performed and home care products purchased is known as:
    • A. 

      Taxes

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Expenses

    • D. 

      Compensation

  • 20. 
    Renting or leasing a styling station from a building owner would represent which of the following situations:
    • A. 

      Partnership

    • B. 

      Corporation

    • C. 

      Sole proprietorship

    • D. 

      Independent contractor

  • 21. 
    Keep all records of daily sales and services for:
    • A. 

      2 to 4 years

    • B. 

      5 to 7 years

    • C. 

      10 to 12 years

    • D. 

      14 to 16 years

  • 22. 
    What percentage of the total salon expenses generally represents compensation for the salon owner and employees?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 23. 
    A stylish earning additional payment over and above the normal paycheck would be receiving what type of compensation?
    • A. 

      Salary

    • B. 

      Pension

    • C. 

      Commission

    • D. 

      Salary plus commission

  • 24. 
    What is generally considered the best form of advertising?
    • A. 

      Television

    • B. 

      Billboards

    • C. 

      Pamphlets

    • D. 

      Word of mouth

  • 25. 
    Which form of advertising involves sending postcards or flyers to potential customers?
    • A. 

      Direct mail advertising

    • B. 

      TV and radio advertising

    • C. 

      Word of mouth advertising

    • D. 

      Involvement in community affairs

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