Cosmetology State Board Test

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  • 1. 
    In ancient Rome, middle-class women colored their hair:
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blond

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 2. 
    During the Victorian age, women pinched their cheeks and bit their lips to:
    • A. 

      Punish themselves

    • B. 

      Create a mask

    • C. 

      Induce natural color

    • D. 

      Ready themselves for sleep

  • 3. 
    A combination of understanding, empathy, and acceptance is called:
    • A. 

      Arrogance

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Straightforwardness

    • D. 

      Assertiveness

  • 4. 
    Stressful, repetitive motions have a cumulative effect on joints and:
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      Muscles

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 5. 
    The act of effectively sharing information between two people, or groups of people, is known as:
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Speaking

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 6. 
    The type of bacteria that rarely shows any active motility is:
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Pathogenic

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Flagellum

  • 7. 
    A rod-shaped microorganism that infected clients due to improper disinfection of a whirlpool foot spa was:
    • A. 

      Of vegetable origin

    • B. 

      Diplococci furunculosis

    • C. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum furnunculosis

    • D. 

      Staphylococci fortuitum

  • 8. 
    A pimple or abscess is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Blood disease

    • B. 

      General infection

    • C. 

      Daughter cell

    • D. 

      Local infection

  • 9. 
    Nonpathogenic bacteria are:
    • A. 

      Harmful

    • B. 

      Harmless

    • C. 

      Disease producing

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 10. 
    A disease that spreads from one person to another by contact is said to be:
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Contagious

  • 11. 
    Organisms that live in or on another living organism and draw their nourishment from the host organism are:
    • A. 

      Scabies

    • B. 

      Fumigations

    • C. 

      Parasites

    • D. 

      Pathogens

  • 12. 
    Nail fungus can be contracted through implements that are not properly:
    • A. 

      Washed

    • B. 

      Sharp

    • C. 

      Stored

    • D. 

      Disinfected

  • 13. 
    The skin disease that is caused by an infestation of head lice is called:
    • A. 

      Pediculosis bacteria

    • B. 

      Pediculosis capitis

    • C. 

      Contagious diseases

    • D. 

      Filterable virus

  • 14. 
    The three main types of decontamination are:
    • A. 

      Sanitation, sterilizing, and dry hear

    • B. 

      Sterilizing, cleaning, and processing

    • C. 

      Sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization

    • D. 

      Sanitation, steam autoclave, and heat

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    When removing implements from the disinfectant solution, to avoid damaging the skin or contaminating the disinfectant solution, use:
    • A. 

      A spatula

    • B. 

      Your fingers

    • C. 

      Tongs

    • D. 

      A spoon

  • 17. 
    All of the following need to be disposed of after a single use except for
    • A. 

      A paper towel

    • B. 

      Neck strips

    • C. 

      Nippers

    • D. 

      Orangewood sticks

  • 18. 
    If an exposure incident should occur, discard all disposable contaminated objects in a:
    • A. 

      Trash bag

    • B. 

      Container for contaminated waste

    • C. 

      Marked paper bag

    • D. 

      Paper towel

  • 19. 
    The first step in the decontamination process is called:
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Cleaning

    • C. 

      Sanitation

    • D. 

      Shampooing

  • 20. 
    Tissue that carries blood and lymph, food and hormones through the body is:
    • A. 

      Liquid tissue

    • B. 

      Connective tissue

    • C. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 21. 
    Groups of tissues designed to perform a specific function are:
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Organs

    • D. 

      Neurons

  • 22. 
    Nerve tissue carries messages to the brain and is made up of special cells known as:
    • A. 

      Protoplasm

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      Nucleolus

  • 23. 
    The facial skeleton has how many bones?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 24. 
    THe study of the structure, function, and diseases of the muscles is called:
    • A. 

      Myology

    • B. 

      Histology

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      Osteology

  • 25. 
    The middle part of the muscle is the:
    • A. 

      Insertion

    • B. 

      Origin

    • C. 

      Masseter

    • D. 

      Belly