Cosmetology State Board Exam 2 (Eg)

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Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

100 question exam of questions that may be on the State Board Exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Chemical products that destroy all bacteria, fungi, and viruses (but not spores) on surfaces are:
    • A. 

      Antiseptics

    • B. 

      Disinfectants

    • C. 

      Sterilizers

    • D. 

      Sanitizers

  • 2. 
    State regulatory agencies include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Licensing agencies

    • B. 

      Boards of cosmetology

    • C. 

      Health department

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 3. 
    Laws are also called:
    • A. 

      Regulations

    • B. 

      Guidelines

    • C. 

      Statues

    • D. 

      Rules

  • 4. 
    Invasion of body tissues by disease-causing pathogenic bacteria can result in a(n)
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Antitoxin

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Inflammation

  • 5. 
    Which term means to remove all visible dirt and debris from tools, implements, and equipment by washing with soap and water?
    • A. 

      Sterilize

    • B. 

      Disinfect

    • C. 

      Antiseptic

    • D. 

      Clean

  • 6. 
    One-celled microorganisms with both plant and animal characteristics are:
    • A. 

      Diseases

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Cells

    • D. 

      Minute

  • 7. 
    The type of bacteria that rarely shows a active motility is
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Pathogenic

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Flagellum

  • 8. 
    Bacteria generally consists of an outer cell wall containing a liquid called:
    • A. 

      Spore-forming

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 9. 
    Together, the active stage and inactive, or spore-forming, stage of bacteria are referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Life cycle of bacteria

    • B. 

      Chemical origin of bacteria

    • C. 

      Beneficial effects

    • D. 

      Surrounding enviroment

  • 10. 
    Inflammation is characterized by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Swelling

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 11. 
    A sign of a bacterial infection is the presence of:
    • A. 

      Lesions

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Pus

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 12. 
    A disease that is transmitted from one person to another is called:
    • A. 

      Characteristic

    • B. 

      Communicable

    • C. 

      Communal

    • D. 

      Microbial

  • 13. 
    A parasitic submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in the cells of a biological organism is a:
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Parasite

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Contaminant

  • 14. 
    Disease-causing microorganisms that are carried in the body by blood or body fluids are called:
    • A. 

      Positive pathogens

    • B. 

      Acquired pathogens

    • C. 

      Inoculation pathogens

    • D. 

      Bloodborne pathogens

  • 15. 
    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes:
    • A. 

      MRSA

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      HPV

  • 16. 
    The most frequently encountered infection on the foot resulting from nail services is:
    • A. 

      Tinea pedis

    • B. 

      Tinea barbae

    • C. 

      Tinea capitis

    • D. 

      Barber's itch

  • 17. 
    Organisms that grow, feed, and find shelter on or in a host organism are called:
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Fumigations

    • C. 

      Parasites

    • D. 

      Pathogens

  • 18. 
    The type of immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease or through inoculation is:
    • A. 

      Natural immunity

    • B. 

      Natural healing

    • C. 

      Acquired immunity

    • D. 

      Acquired resistance

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an acceptable way to clean tools or instruments?
    • A. 

      Using an ultrasonic unit

    • B. 

      Using a cleaning solution

    • C. 

      Washing with soap and water, then scrubbing with a clean, disinfected nail brush

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 20. 
    A reaction due to extreme sensitivity to certain foods, chemicals, or the normally harmless substances is a(n):
    • A. 

      Allergy

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      Parasite

  • 21. 
    The term describing the effectiveness with which a disinfecting solution kills germs when used according to the label instructions is:
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Concentration

    • C. 

      Efficacy

    • D. 

      Disinfection

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a drawback to using phenolic disinfectants?
    • A. 

      Can cause some metals to rust

    • B. 

      Can damage plastic and rubber

    • C. 

      Are known carcinogens

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 23. 
    Sodium hypochlorite is the chemical name for:
    • A. 

      Phenols

    • B. 

      Bleach

    • C. 

      Baking soda

    • D. 

      Soap

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an example of a multi-use item?
    • A. 

      Wooden sticks

    • B. 

      Nippers

    • C. 

      Gauze

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 25. 
    Single-use items that do not have the capacity to be disinfected after each client use must be:
    • A. 

      Discarded

    • B. 

      Washed

    • C. 

      Stored

    • D. 

      Immersed

  • 26. 
    When hand washing, it is important to rub hands together for a minimum of how long?
    • A. 

      20 seconds

    • B. 

      30 seconds

    • C. 

      1 minute

    • D. 

      2 minutes

  • 27. 
    If an exposure incident should occur, discard all disposable contaminated objects in a:
    • A. 

      Trash bag

    • B. 

      Contaminated waste container

    • C. 

      Paper towel

    • D. 

      Trash can

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is also known as microscopic anatomy?
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Histology

  • 29. 
    The basic unit of all living things is:
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Cells

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 30. 
    The protoplasm of a cell that surrounds the nucleus is the
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Self-repair fluid

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 31. 
    The chemical process in living organisms whereby cells are nourished and carry out their activities is
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 32. 
    The phase of metabolism that involves the breaking down of complex compounds within cells into smaller ones is:
    • A. 

      Catabolism

    • B. 

      Anabolism

    • C. 

      Cell division

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 33. 
    The tissue that binds together, protects, and supports parts of the body is:
    • A. 

      Nerve tissue

    • B. 

      Connective tissue

    • C. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • D. 

      Muscle tissue

  • 34. 
    Structures composed of specialized tissues designed to perform specific functions in plants and animals are:
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Organs

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 35. 
    The physical foundation of the body consisting of bones connected by joints is the:
    • A. 

      Nervous system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Muscular system

    • D. 

      Endocrine system

  • 36. 
    The facial skeleton has how many bones?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 37. 
    The bone that forms the back of the skull above the nape is the:
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Mandible

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 38. 
    The bone that forms the forehead is the:
    • A. 

      Parietal

    • B. 

      Frontal

    • C. 

      Occipital

    • D. 

      Hyoid

  • 39. 
    Two bones that form the sides of the head in the ear region are the:
    • A. 

      Temporal bones

    • B. 

      Parietal bones

    • C. 

      Frontal bones

    • D. 

      Occipital bones

  • 40. 
    The cheekbones are also called the malar bones or
    • A. 

      Hyoid bones

    • B. 

      Lacrimal bones

    • C. 

      Ethmoid bones

    • D. 

      Zygomatic bones

  • 41. 
    The elastic, bony cage that acts as a protective framework for the heart and lungs is the:
    • A. 

      Ribs

    • B. 

      Thorax

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Clavicle

  • 42. 
    The inner and larger bone of the forearm, attached at the wrist and located on the side of the little finger, is the:
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Carpus

    • C. 

      Ulna

    • D. 

      Radius

  • 43. 
    The bones in the fingers or digits are called:
    • A. 

      Phalanges

    • B. 

      Metacarpus

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Carpus

  • 44. 
    Muscles that are attached to bones and are voluntary or consciously controlled are
    • A. 

      Nonstriated muscles

    • B. 

      Striated muscles

    • C. 

      Cardiac muscles

    • D. 

      Insertion muscles

  • 45. 
    The part of the muscle at the movable attachment to the skeleton is the:
    • A. 

      Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon

    • C. 

      Insertion

    • D. 

      Origin

  • 46. 
    Pressure in massage is usually directed from the:
    • A. 

      Insertion to beginning

    • B. 

      Insertion to origin

    • C. 

      Origin to the insertion

    • D. 

      Front to sides

  • 47. 
    The muscle of the scalp that raises the eyebrows, draws the scalp forward, and causes wrinkles across the forehead is the:
    • A. 

      Occipitalis

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Temporalis

    • D. 

      Frontalis

  • 48. 
    The muscle of the neck that lowers and rotates the head is the:
    • A. 

      Sternocleidomastoideus

    • B. 

      Temporalis

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Aponeurosis

  • 49. 
    The muscle that draws the eyebrow down and wrinkles the forehead vertically is the:
    • A. 

      Corrugator muscle

    • B. 

      Masseter muscle

    • C. 

      Orbicularis oculi muscle

    • D. 

      Epicranius muscle

  • 50. 
    Extensor muscles that turn the head inward so the palm faces downward are:
    • A. 

      Flexors

    • B. 

      Supinators

    • C. 

      Pronators

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 51. 
    Muscles that separate the fingers are:
    • A. 

      Abductors

    • B. 

      Pronators

    • C. 

      Adductors

    • D. 

      Extensors

  • 52. 
    The nervous system that controls the voluntary functions of the five senses is the:
    • A. 

      Peripheral

    • B. 

      Autonomic

    • C. 

      Central

    • D. 

      Voluntary

  • 53. 
    The largest and most complex nerve tissue of the body if the:
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Neurons

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Axon

  • 54. 
    Which nerve supplies impulses to the skin on the outer side and back of the foot and leg?
    • A. 

      Sural nerve

    • B. 

      Common peroneal nerve

    • C. 

      Saphenous nerve

    • D. 

      Dorsal nerve

  • 55. 
    Thin-walled blood vessels that are less elastic than arteries and located closer to the skin surface are:
    • A. 

      Buccinators

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Veins

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 56. 
    which blood component gives blood its color?
    • A. 

      White blood cells

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Platelets

    • D. 

      Plasma

  • 57. 
    Ductless glands that release secretion of hormones directly into the blood stream are:
    • A. 

      Endocrine glands

    • B. 

      Digestive glands

    • C. 

      Exocrine glands

    • D. 

      Sweat glands

  • 58. 
    Insulin, adrenaline, and estrogen are examples of:
    • A. 

      Digestive enzymes

    • B. 

      Waste products

    • C. 

      Hormones

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 59. 
    Spongy tissues composed of microscopic cells in which inhaled air is exchanged for carbon dioxide during one breathing cycle are:
    • A. 

      Glands

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Integumentary system

  • 60. 
    The medical branch of science that deals with the study of the skin, its functions and diseases, is:
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Dermatology

    • C. 

      Histology

    • D. 

      Physiology

  • 61. 
    The largest organ of the human body is the:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 62. 
    All of the following are appendages of the skin EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Nails

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 63. 
    Continued pressure on any part of the skin causes it to thicken and develop into a(n):
    • A. 

      Lesion

    • B. 

      Appendage

    • C. 

      Scar

    • D. 

      Callus

  • 64. 
    The surface of healthy skin is slightly:
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Alkaline

    • C. 

      Rough

    • D. 

      Acidic

  • 65. 
    The outermost and thinnest layer of the skin is the:
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Surface

    • C. 

      Epidermis

    • D. 

      Dermis

  • 66. 
    The layer of skin that we see and is treated by the practitioner is the:
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Spinosum

  • 67. 
    The deepest layer of the epidermis, the basal cell layer, is also known as the:
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosum

    • B. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Keratin dermis

  • 68. 
    The stratum germinativum is composed of several layers with special cells that produce a dark skin pigment called
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Elongated

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Granules

  • 69. 
    The underlying or inner layer of the skin, which is also called the derma corium, cutis, or true skin, is the:
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Dermal

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 70. 
    The dermis layer is made up of two layers, which are the:
    • A. 

      Papillary and reticular

    • B. 

      Papillary and dermal

    • C. 

      Dermal and tactile

    • D. 

      Tactile and reticular

  • 71. 
    The top of the papillary layer where it joins the epidermis is the:
    • A. 

      Dermis corpuscles

    • B. 

      Epidermal-dermal junction

    • C. 

      Epidermal-dermal connection

    • D. 

      Epidermis junction

  • 72. 
    The deeper layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the:
    • A. 

      Papillary layer

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • C. 

      Reticular layer

    • D. 

      Basal layer

  • 73. 
    Fatty tissue found below the dermis is:
    • A. 

      Tactile

    • B. 

      Papillae

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • D. 

      Papillary layer

  • 74. 
    Which type of nerve fibers carry impulses from the brain to the muscles?
    • A. 

      Sensory

    • B. 

      Motor

    • C. 

      Secretory

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 75. 
    The fibrous protein that gives skin its flexibility and helps skin regain its shape after being expanded is
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Collagen

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Keratin

  • 76. 
    Oil glands that are connected to hair follicles are also called:
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • B. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • C. 

      Arrector glands

    • D. 

      Substance glands

  • 77. 
    Which of the following is a function of the skin?
    • A. 

      Sensation

    • B. 

      Excretion

    • C. 

      Heat regulation

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 78. 
    Which vitamin enables the body to properly absorb and use calcium?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin E

  • 79. 
    A large blister containing a watery fluid is a:
    • A. 

      Sac

    • B. 

      Freckle

    • C. 

      Bulla

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 80. 
    A flat spot or discoloration on the skin is a:
    • A. 

      Pustule

    • B. 

      Bulla

    • C. 

      Lesion

    • D. 

      Macule

  • 81. 
    A large sore bump that does not have a head of pus is a:
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Freckle

    • D. 

      Stain

  • 82. 
    An inflamed pimple containing pus is a:
    • A. 

      Papilla

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Wheal

    • D. 

      Vesicle

  • 83. 
    An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color, and shape is a:
    • A. 

      Tumor

    • B. 

      Pustule

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Tubercle

  • 84. 
    Cracks in the skin that penetrate the dermis layer,such as chapped hands or lips, are
    • A. 

      Tissues

    • B. 

      Fissures

    • C. 

      Tumors

    • D. 

      Tubercles

  • 85. 
    A thick scar resulting from excessive growth fibrous tissue is known as a:
    • A. 

      Stain

    • B. 

      Cyst

    • C. 

      Keloid

    • D. 

      Bulla

  • 86. 
    Any thin dry or oily plate of epidermal flakes is known as a:
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Scar

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 87. 
    An open lesion of the skin or mucous membrane, accompanied by pus and characterized by loss of skin depth, is a(n)
    • A. 

      Scar

    • B. 

      Lentigo

    • C. 

      Wheal

    • D. 

      Ulcer

  • 88. 
    A hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum forms a:
    • A. 

      Comedo

    • B. 

      Cicatrix

    • C. 

      Bulla

    • D. 

      Nodule

  • 89. 
    Benign, keratin-filled cysts that appear just under the epidermis and have no visible opening are:
    • A. 

      Cysts

    • B. 

      Nodules

    • C. 

      Milia

    • D. 

      Keloids

  • 90. 
    A skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands caused from retained secretions is:
    • A. 

      Wheal

    • B. 

      Excoriation

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Conjunctivitis

  • 91. 
    Inflammation of the sebaceous glands characterized by red, flaky skin in the scalp and hairline is:
    • A. 

      Acne rosacea

    • B. 

      Impetigo

    • C. 

      Scale dermatitis

    • D. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

  • 92. 
    Distended or dilated surface blood vessels are called:
    • A. 

      Fissures

    • B. 

      Excoriation

    • C. 

      Telangiectasias

    • D. 

      Macula

  • 93. 
    Excessive sweating, caused by heat or general body weakness is:
    • A. 

      Anihidrosis

    • B. 

      Bromhidrosis

    • C. 

      Prickly heat

    • D. 

      Hyperhidrosis

  • 94. 
    A contagious, recurring viral infection characterized by fever blisters or cold sores is:
    • A. 

      Herpes simplex

    • B. 

      Herpes dermatitis

    • C. 

      Psoriasis

    • D. 

      Eczema

  • 95. 
    A noncontagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales found on the scalp is:
    • A. 

      Herpes

    • B. 

      Macula

    • C. 

      Papules

    • D. 

      Psoriasis

  • 96. 
    Hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis is a
    • A. 

      Wart

    • B. 

      Keratoma

    • C. 

      Mole

    • D. 

      Stain

  • 97. 
    The most common and least severe type of skin cancer is:
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • C. 

      Brown patches

    • D. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

  • 98. 
    Dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged, or raised may be a warning sign of:
    • A. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • B. 

      Malignant rosacea

    • C. 

      Keratoma

    • D. 

      Leukoderma

  • 99. 
    The UV rays of the sun reach the skin in two different forms, which are:
    • A. 

      UVA rays and X-rays

    • B. 

      UVA and UVB rays

    • C. 

      UBC and VBT rays

    • D. 

      VBA and UVC rays

  • 100. 
    The rays of the sun that cause sunburns and tanning and are also known as burning rays are:
    • A. 

      Ab rays

    • B. 

      AC rays

    • C. 

      UVB rays

    • D. 

      UVT rays

  • 101. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 102. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 103. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False