New Jersey Cosmetology State Board Study Test

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New Jersey Cosmetology State Board Study Test

I take my NY state board exam in a week and need a good study guide. All of the information came from my Milady's review book and tests. Its starts off a little jumpy but then start to stay steady.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Theoxidizer that is added to hydrogen peroxide to increase its chemical action is known as the _____.
    • A. 

      Generator

    • B. 

      Penetrator

    • C. 

      Activator

    • D. 

      Accelerator

  • 2. 
    The five main elements that make up the chemical compostion of human hair are carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and:
    • A. 

      Protein and amino

    • B. 

      Cells and keratin

    • C. 

      Elements and protein

    • D. 

      Nitrogen and sulfur

  • 3. 
    The natural hair pigment found in the cortex layer of the hair is :
    • A. 

      Melanin

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 4. 
    According to the Environmental Protaction Agency (EPA), it is against federal law to use any disinfecting product contrary to its labeling. This means that you must follow the instructions for ___________.
    • A. 

      Mixing

    • B. 

      Contact time

    • C. 

      The type of surface the disinfecting product can be used on

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The division of a bacterial cell into two cells is called:
    • A. 

      Spore growth

    • B. 

      Decomposing

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Fertilizing

  • 6. 
    Sodium hypochlorite is also known as:
    • A. 

      Bathroom cleanser

    • B. 

      Lysol

    • C. 

      Household bleach

    • D. 

      Phenolic disinfectant

  • 7. 
    Waving lotion makes hair _____ and keeps it in place during the finger-waving procedure.
    • A. 

      Pliable

    • B. 

      Firm

    • C. 

      Rigid

    • D. 

      Elastic

  • 8. 
    Kanekalon is considered to be a:
    • A. 

      Expensive fiber

    • B. 

      Synthetic fiber

    • C. 

      Blended polyester

    • D. 

      Flammable polyester

  • 9. 
    Cutting the hair straight across the strand where lengths of hair all come to one hanging level, forming a weight line, is known as:
    • A. 

      Beveling

    • B. 

      Blunt cutting

    • C. 

      Graduating

    • D. 

      Layering

  • 10. 
    Cutting withthe points of your shears to create texture inthe hair ends is known as:
    • A. 

      Layering

    • B. 

      Blunt cutting

    • C. 

      Undercutting

    • D. 

      Notching or pointing

  • 11. 
    How tightly the hair is pulled when cutting is reffered to as:
    • A. 

      Stretching

    • B. 

      Pulling

    • C. 

      Tension

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 12. 
    Section of hair that determains the length the hair will be cut is called:
    • A. 

      Parting

    • B. 

      Guide

    • C. 

      Subsection

    • D. 

      Section

  • 13. 
    Colors with a predominance of red are considered to be _____ tones.
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Cool

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Primary

  • 14. 
    The cuticle ofthe hair protexts the interior and contributes ___% to the overall strength of the hair.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      60

  • 15. 
    Hair texture is determind by the _______ of the individule hair strand.
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Diameter

    • D. 

      Color

  • 16. 
    The number of hairs per square inch on the head relates to the hair's _______.
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Porosity

  • 17. 
    The melanin that gives black and brown color to hair is known as __________.
    • A. 

      Pheomelanin

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Neomelanin

    • D. 

      Euromelanin

  • 18. 
    A waek type of physical side bond that is easily broken by water or heat is a(n):
    • A. 

      Amino acid

    • B. 

      Peptide chain

    • C. 

      Single bond

    • D. 

      Hydrogen bond

  • 19. 
    The study of how a workplace can best be designed for comfort, saftey, efficiancy, and productivity is:
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Expoure

  • 20. 
    Musciloskeletal disorders is a term use to describe:
    • A. 

      Work-related repetitive injuries

    • B. 

      Body-reducing fatigue

    • C. 

      Extended periods of time

    • D. 

      Varicose veins

  • 21. 
    The document that outlines all the duties and responsibilities of a particular position is a :
    • A. 

      Duty list

    • B. 

      Daily chore summary

    • C. 

      Job description

    • D. 

      Job document

  • 22. 
    A main protein found in the natural nail is:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 23. 
    The portion of the living skin on which the nail plate sits is the
    • A. 

      Nail bed

    • B. 

      Cuticle

    • C. 

      Nail fold

    • D. 

      Ligament

  • 24. 
    Nail cells are formed in what part of the nail structure?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Cuticle

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Matrix

  • 25. 
    The nail plate is guided and helped along during its growth by a thin layer of tissue called :
    • A. 

      Matrix cells

    • B. 

      Bed epithelium

    • C. 

      Nail groove

    • D. 

      Nail enhancement

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