El Dorado Cosmetology Quiz: History Of Skin!

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El Dorado Cosmetology Quiz: History Of Skin!

Our skin is significant part of our body because it provides a protective coat for us to wear. Did you know that depending upon the location, it can have the consistency of writing paper or tissue paper? Do you know that someone who cares for the skin medically is a dermatologist; however, who would care for your skin cosmetically? This quiz has a myriad of information regarding that layer of skin and what it takes to make it beautiful. Jump in and take the quiz; there is much to learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The skin and its nature, structure functions, diseases, and treatments are the focus of medical science called:
    • A. 

      Eticology

    • B. 

      Dermatology

    • C. 

      Pathology

    • D. 

      Trichology

  • 2. 
    An esthetician specializes in the cleansing, preservation of health, and beautification of:
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Nails

  • 3. 
    Healthy skin possesses a reaction that is:
    • A. 

      Free from bacteria

    • B. 

      Free of sebum

    • C. 

      Slightly alkaline

    • D. 

      Slightly acid

  • 4. 
    The eye lids have the___ on the body.
    • A. 

      Largest follicle

    • B. 

      Thinnest skin

    • C. 

      Thickest skin

    • D. 

      Deepest follicles

  • 5. 
    The skin is thickest on the:
    • A. 

      Palms and soles

    • B. 

      Thighs

    • C. 

      Knees and elbows

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 6. 
    In the skin, the epidermis is the:
    • A. 

      Fatty layer

    • B. 

      Innermost layer

    • C. 

      Outer layer of the dermis

    • D. 

      Outermost layer

  • 7. 
    The epidermis contains several layers but no
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Melancocytes

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      Nerve endings

  • 8. 
    The structures found in the dermis include:
    • A. 

      Keratin and melanin

    • B. 

      Melanocytes and papillae

    • C. 

      Transparent and granular cells

    • D. 

      Nerves, sweat, glands, and papillae

  • 9. 
    The scale-like cells of the stratum corneum are made up of:
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Keratin

  • 10. 
    The cells of the stratum corneum are continually:
    • A. 

      Replaced by cells from underneath

    • B. 

      Supplying the skin with oxygen

    • C. 

      Protecting lower cells from uv rays

    • D. 

      Pushes to the surface

  • 11. 
    Another term for the stratum corneum is:
    • A. 

      Clear layer

    • B. 

      Horny layer

    • C. 

      Granual layer

    • D. 

      Basal layer

  • 12. 
    A layer of the stratum germinativum is responsible for:
    • A. 

      The growth of the epidermis

    • B. 

      Replacing cells of the stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Supplying the skin with nutriens

    • D. 

      Forming a waterproof layer

  • 13. 
    The layer of the epidermis that contains melanin, which protect sensitive cells from the destructive effects of excessive UV rays, is the:
    • A. 

      Stratum granulosum

    • B. 

      Stratum corneum

    • C. 

      Stratum lucidum

    • D. 

      Stratum germinativum

  • 14. 
    The dermis is made up of the:
    • A. 

      Startum corneum and stratum lucidum

    • B. 

      Derma and cutis

    • C. 

      Reticular and papillary layers

    • D. 

      Cuticle and derma

  • 15. 
    At the bottom of the hair follicles can be found small, cone-shaped elevations called:
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Papillae

    • C. 

      Arrector pili

    • D. 

      Tactile corpuscles

  • 16. 
    The reticular layer of the dermis:
    • A. 

      Supplies skin with nutrients

    • B. 

      Contains some melanin

    • C. 

      Consists of clear, transparent cells

    • D. 

      Is a fatty layer

  • 17. 
    One of the functions of blood any lymph is to:
    • A. 

      Lubricate the skin

    • B. 

      Make the skin waterproof

    • C. 

      Protect skin from UV rays

    • D. 

      Supply nourishment skin to the skin

  • 18. 
    The skin contains the surface endings of sensory nerve fibers, which react to:
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Oil secretion

    • D. 

      Light

  • 19. 
    Goose bumps, which are a reaction to fear or cold, are caused by:
    • A. 

      Sensory nerve fibers

    • B. 

      Motor nerve fibers

    • C. 

      Secretory nerve fibers

    • D. 

      Voluntary muscles

  • 20. 
    The two structures in the skin that give it strength, form, and flexibility are:
    • A. 

      Keratin and melanin

    • B. 

      Blood and lymph

    • C. 

      Sensory and motor nerves

    • D. 

      Collagen and elastin

  • 21. 
    Elastin is a protein fiber that gives the skin its:
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Flexibility

    • D. 

      Nourishment

  • 22. 
    One of the functions of the sudoriferous glands is to regulate:
    • A. 

      Emotional response

    • B. 

      Oil flow

    • C. 

      Excess dryness

    • D. 

      Body temperature

  • 23. 
    The palms and soles are the only parts of the body that do not have:
    • A. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • B. 

      Nerve endings

    • C. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 24. 
    The sweat glands have small openings on the skin surface called:
    • A. 

      Follicles

    • B. 

      Fundus

    • C. 

      Ducts

    • D. 

      Sweat pores

  • 25. 
    The nervous system controls the excretion of sweat from the body, at the daily rate of:
    • A. 

      1 to 2 cups

    • B. 

      1 to 2 quarts

    • C. 

      1 to 2 pints

    • D. 

      1 to 2 tablespoons

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