Cosmetology State Board Practice Test

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Cosmetology State Board Practice Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Elevated

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      It depends on which shape you want.

    • D. 

      Vertical

  • 2. 
    What finger position should you use to create round layers when performing a layered haircut?
    • A. 

      Parallel to the subsection

    • B. 

      Curved in the shape of the layers

    • C. 

      Tilted according to the head shape

    • D. 

      Diagonal to the parietal ridge

  • 3. 
    What does the "perimeter" refer to in haircutting?
    • A. 

      The interior of a haircut

    • B. 

      The outer edge of winged eyeliner

    • C. 

      The crown and apex areas of the head

    • D. 

      The outside line of a haircut

  • 4. 
    What determines the length of your guest's layered cut?
    • A. 

      The texture of the hair

    • B. 

      The size of the subsection

    • C. 

      The natural fall

    • D. 

      The guideline

  • 5. 
    How do you maintain a traveling guideline as you move through a layered haircut?
    • A. 

      By bringing each subsection to the same guideline

    • B. 

      By using a portion of each previous subsection as your guide

    • C. 

      By standing in one spot as you cut your guest's hair

    • D. 

      By starting your guideline on one side of the head

  • 6. 
    What's the ideal way to blend the perimeter of a layered cut?
    • A. 

      By cutting the nape subsections to a stationary guideline

    • B. 

      By backcombing subsections in the bang area

    • C. 

      By pulling the hair to the natural fall and trimming uneven points

    • D. 

      By tousling the hair so it falls naturally

  • 7. 
    Which type of brush is most often used as a finishing tool?
    • A. 

      Blowdry brush

    • B. 

      Paddle brush

    • C. 

      Vent brush

    • D. 

      Round brush

  • 8. 
    Which of the following tools would you use to straighten most hair types?
    • A. 

      Stove pressing comb

    • B. 

      Electric flat iron

    • C. 

      Electric curling iron

    • D. 

      Stove silking iron

  • 9. 
    How can you create the illusion of length in a dimensional service?
    • A. 

      Place your foils diagonally.

    • B. 

      Place your foils above the parietal ridge.

    • C. 

      Place your foils vertically.

    • D. 

      Place your foils horizontally.

  • 10. 
    How thick should you make your subsections in a dimensional color service?
    • A. 

      As thin as a flattened foil

    • B. 

      Thick enough to be opaque

    • C. 

      Thin enough to see through

    • D. 

      As thick as your finger

  • 11. 
    What is another name for the degree of lift?
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Weight distribution

    • C. 

      Perimeter weight

    • D. 

      Growth pattern

  • 12. 
    Which of the following head positions is required for a beveled cut?
    • A. 

      Head facing straight ahead

    • B. 

      Head tilted forward

    • C. 

      Head tilted back

    • D. 

      Head facing sideways 

  • 13. 
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    • A. 

      Search the web repeatedly and hope to find something.

    • B. 

      There is no good way.

    • C. 

      Pay LOTS for one limited study guide, or a crash course, or a set of flashcards.

    • D. 

      Get the Filmbook State Board app for $2.99/month.