A Trivia Quiz About Cosmetology State Board Test

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A Trivia Quiz About Cosmetology State Board Test

If you’ve ever wanted to learn about cosmetology so that you can make a living off of making people feel better through conditioning one’s hair, skin, and nails and beautifying them, then this is the quiz for you. The following questions have been compiled in the interest of giving you a comprehensive examination on the same level you’d expect to see on the State Board Cosmetology Test. How much do you know? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    188. according to the American Medical Association,eye pencils should never be used on the:
    • A. 

      Eyelid area

    • B. 

      Eyebrow area

    • C. 

      Inner rim of eyes

    • D. 

      Outer rim of eyes

  • 2. 
    189. Eye pencils and sharpeners should be sanitized:
    • A. 

      After several uses

    • B. 

      When dull

    • C. 

      After each use

    • D. 

      When needed

  • 3. 
    191. When determining skin color, you must first decide the skin:
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 4. 
    187. any color that is significantly deeper or darker than the client's skin tone is considered a:
    • A. 

      Contour color

    • B. 

      Highlight color

    • C. 

      Base color

    • D. 

      Complementary color

  • 5. 
    193. The well-proportioned facial shape considered the ideal shape is:
    • A. 

      Oval

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Oblong

    • D. 

      Diamond

  • 6. 
    194. Minor damage to the matrix that produces a whitish discoloration or white spots on the nails is:
    • A. 

      Leukonychia

    • B. 

      Melanoynchia

    • C. 

      A hangnail

    • D. 

      Nail fungus

  • 7. 
    192. The terms cool or warm refer to the skin's
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 8. 
    190. Make-up brushes can be cleaned with a brush solvent or:
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Sulfur shampoo

    • C. 

      Dry shampoo

    • D. 

      Gentle shampoo

  • 9. 
    195. Split or brittle nails with a series of lengthwise ridges and a rough appearance to the surface of the nail plate is:
    • A. 

      Onychophagy

    • B. 

      Onychophosis

    • C. 

      Onychorrhexis

    • D. 

      Plicatured nails

  • 10. 
    196.The naturally occurring skin bacterium that can grow out of control and cause nail infections, incorrectly referred to as mold,is:
    • A. 

      Psudomonas aeruginosa

    • B. 

      Paronychia granular

    • C. 

      Pyogenic granular

    • D. 

      Plicatured nails

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Ocychomadesis

    • B. 

      Nail psoriasis

    • C. 

      Eggshell nails

    • D. 

      Onycholysis

  • 12. 
    198.The nail professional's chair should be selected for durability, comfort, ergonomics, and easy:
    • A. 

      Portability

    • B. 

      Sanitizing

    • C. 

      Colors

    • D. 

      Padding

  • 13. 
    202. To bevel the nail, hold the nail board using a:
    • A. 

      180-degree angle

    • B. 

      90-degree angle

    • C. 

      60-degree angle

    • D. 

      45-degree angle

  • 14. 
    200. A manicuring implement not designed for reuse on an additional client is a:
    • A. 

      Wooden pusher

    • B. 

      Metal pusher

    • C. 

      Cuticle nipper

    • D. 

      Small scissors

  • 15. 
    199. Prior to being placed in a disinfectant solution,implements must be:
    • A. 

      Used often

    • B. 

      Rinsed

    • C. 

      Properly cleaned

    • D. 

      Contaminated

  • 16. 
    201. The tissue that is pushed back and loosened with the spoon end of a metal implement is the:
    • A. 

      Cores

    • B. 

      Hyponychium

    • C. 

      Matrix

    • D. 

      Eponychium

  • 17. 
    205. prior to reusing, any brush or applicator that comes in contact with a client's nail or skin must be properly:
    • A. 

      Labeled and returned

    • B. 

      Washed and stored

    • C. 

      Sanitized and disinfected

    • D. 

      Sanitized and dried

  • 18. 
    A multiuse tool used to shorten the natural nail plate is a nail:
    • A. 

      Nipper

    • B. 

      Clipper

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Drill

  • 19. 
    203. A nipper should be used to carefully trim away tags of:
    • A. 

      Proximal nail folds

    • B. 

      Free edges

    • C. 

      Dead skin

    • D. 

      Live tissue

  • 20. 
    207. Cuticle removers typically contain sodium or potassium hydroxide used to:
    • A. 

      Loosen and dissolve live tissue

    • B. 

      Loosen and dissolve dead tissue

    • C. 

      Damage living tissue

    • D. 

      Dry skin

  • 21. 
    206. Products that cannot harbor the growth of pathogens have brushes that are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Quickly rinsed

    • B. 

      Unsanitary

    • C. 

      Discarded

    • D. 

      Self-disinfecting

  • 22. 
    208. Nail cosmetics and creams should be removed from containers using a:
    • A. 

      Spoon

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Finger

    • D. 

      Spatula

  • 23. 
    209. Polish applied to prevent chipping and give the nails a glossy, finished appearance is a:
    • A. 

      Base coat

    • B. 

      Top coat

    • C. 

      Conditioning coat

    • D. 

      Nail hardener

  • 24. 
    210.Pedicures are a basic part of hygiene and good:
    • A. 

      Comfort

    • B. 

      Foot care

    • C. 

      Personal appearance

    • D. 

      Safety

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Nippers

    • B. 

      Rasps

    • C. 

      Paddles

    • D. 

      Curettes