Cosmetology State Board Exam: Hair Styling Practice Test

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Cosmetology State Board Exam: Hair Styling Practice Test

Cosmetology State Board Exam: Hair Styling Practice Test. A cosmetologist is expected to give their client tips on how to maintain clean skin and healthy hair. Are you a cosmetology student that is on hair styling? Below is a quiz that is designed to help you with the real exam, you have to take when you finish your hours. Do you feel up to task? Take it up and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of shaping an directing the hair into a pattern of S-shaped waves with the fingers, combs, and lotion.
    • A. 

      Finger waving

    • B. 

      Wet setting

    • C. 

      Thermal curling

    • D. 

      Thermal waving

  • 2. 
    Waving lotion is a type of hair gel used during finger waving to keep the hair.
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Pliable

    • D. 

      Stiff

  • 3. 
    A good waving lotion for finger waving is harmless to the hair and:
    • A. 

      Should be used liberally

    • B. 

      Dries on contact

    • C. 

      Leaves a mild residue

    • D. 

      Does not flake when dry

  • 4. 
    Finger wave lotion should be applied
    • A. 

      While wearing gloves

    • B. 

      To one side of the head at a time

    • C. 

      To the entire hea after shampooing

    • D. 

      With a brush

  • 5. 
    When finger waving, pinching or pushing ridges with the fingers will create
    • A. 

      Overdirection of the ridge

    • B. 

      Inconsistent waves

    • C. 

      Splits

    • D. 

      Underdirection of the ridge

  • 6. 
    The three main parts of a pin curl are the base, stem, and
    • A. 

      Curl

    • B. 

      Medulia

    • C. 

      Wave

    • D. 

      Circle

  • 7. 
    The section of the pin curl between the base and the first arc is the
    • A. 

      Stem

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Wave

  • 8. 
    The stationary part of the pin curl is the
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 9. 
    A tight, firm, long-lasting curl is produced by the
    • A. 

      Full stem curl

    • B. 

      Mobile stem curl

    • C. 

      Half stem curl

    • D. 

      No stem curl

  • 10. 
    The greatest curl mobility is acheieved with the
    • A. 

      No stem curl

    • B. 

      Quarter turn curl

    • C. 

      Full stem curl

    • D. 

      Half stem curl

  • 11. 
    A section of hair that is molded in a circular movement in preparation for the formation of curls is a
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Parting

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Section

  • 12. 
    Open center curls produce
    • A. 

      Waves that decrease in size

    • B. 

      Uniform curls

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Curls that decrease in size

  • 13. 
    Pin curls that are good for fine hair and produce a fluffy curl
    • A. 

      Clockwise pin curls

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise pin curls

    • C. 

      Closed center curls

    • D. 

      Open center curls

  • 14. 
    The most common pin curl base you will use is the
    • A. 

      Rectangular base

    • B. 

      Square base

    • C. 

      Triangular base

    • D. 

      Arc base

  • 15. 
    In a pin curl set, the finished curl is not affected by the
    • A. 

      Size of the curl

    • B. 

      Direction of curl

    • C. 

      Shape of the base

    • D. 

      Amount of hair used

  • 16. 
    Triangular pin curl bases are used to
    • A. 

      Add height

    • B. 

      Avoid tangling

    • C. 

      Mainetain a smooth upsweep look

    • D. 

      Prevent splits in the finished style

  • 17. 
    Pin curl bases suitable for curly haristyles without much volume or lift are the
    • A. 

      Arc bases

    • B. 

      Square bases

    • C. 

      Rectangular bases

    • D. 

      Circular bases

  • 18. 
    An important techinque to use when making a pin curls is
    • A. 

      Ribboning

    • B. 

      Pulling

    • C. 

      Shaping

    • D. 

      Squeezing

  • 19. 
    Pin curls sliced from a shaping and formed without lifting the hair from the head are called
    • A. 

      Barrel curls

    • B. 

      Flat curls

    • C. 

      Cascade or stand up curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

  • 20. 
    Pin curls are correctly anchored when
    • A. 

      They have closed centers

    • B. 

      The clip cover the circle

    • C. 

      The clp enters at the open end

    • D. 

      Two clips are used

  • 21. 
    Curl used to create a wave behind a ridge are called
    • A. 

      Skip waves

    • B. 

      Ridge curls

    • C. 

      Finger waves

    • D. 

      Clockwise waves

  • 22. 
    Two rows of ridge curls create
    • A. 

      Soft curls

    • B. 

      Maximum height

    • C. 

      A strong wave pattern

    • D. 

      Soft lines between waves

  • 23. 
    Pin curls used to achieve height in the hair design are
    • A. 

      Cascade curls

    • B. 

      Skip waves

    • C. 

      Ridge curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

  • 24. 
    Barrel curls are fastened to the head in a stranding postition on
    • A. 

      Arc base

    • B. 

      Retangular base

    • C. 

      Circular base

    • D. 

      Triangular base

  • 25. 
    A roller holds the equivalent of
    • A. 

      1/2 of stand up curl

    • B. 

      Five stand up curls

    • C. 

      Two to four stand up curls

    • D. 

      One stand up curl

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