El Dorado Cosmetology MCQ Quiz! Exam

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El Dorado Cosmetology MCQ Quiz! Exam

Do you know anything about El Dorado Cosmetology? This quiz is a cosmetology quiz that deals with nail beauty. For this quiz, you must recognize how much of the nail is made up of water, what a slightly pink nail is a sign of, what keratin is, and where the cells that create the nail plate are located. If you want to know about professional nail care, take this quiz and receive your certificate when you are done.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nails, which are part of the integumentary system, are an appendage of the:
    • A. 

      Skeleton

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 2. 
    A slightly pink nail is a sign of a/an:
    • A. 

      Healthy nail

    • B. 

      Severely inflamed nail

    • C. 

      Infected nail

    • D. 

      Bruised nail

  • 3. 
    The nail is composed of keratin, which is:
    • A. 

      Onychia

    • B. 

      Onychauxis

    • C. 

      Onyx

    • D. 

      Onychosis

  • 4. 
    The nail is composed of keratin, which is:
    • A. 

      Hardened epithelial cells

    • B. 

      A mineral

    • C. 

      A hard tisue

    • D. 

      A protein

  • 5. 
    Between ___ of the nail is made up of water.
    • A. 

      50% and 75%

    • B. 

      30% and 50%

    • C. 

      5% and 10%

    • D. 

      10% and 30%

  • 6. 
    The nail bed is the portion of the skin:
    • A. 

      That surrounds the nail plate

    • B. 

      On wich the nail plate rests

    • C. 

      That is most visible

    • D. 

      That produces the nail plate

  • 7. 
    The cells that produce the nail plate are found in the:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Hyponychium

    • C. 

      Matrix bed (nail root)

    • D. 

      Nail bed

  • 8. 
    The lunula, or half-moon, is the visible portion of them:
    • A. 

      Bed epithelium

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Nail bed

    • D. 

      Matrix bed (nail root)

  • 9. 
    The part of the nail unit that rests on and is attached to the nail bed is the:
    • A. 

      Hyponychium

    • B. 

      Matrix bed

    • C. 

      Nail plate

    • D. 

      Free edge

  • 10. 
    A normal cuticle is:
    • A. 

      Flexible

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Porous

    • D. 

      Rigid

  • 11. 
    The extension of the cuticle that partly overlaps the lunula is the:
    • A. 

      Eponychium

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Nail fold

    • D. 

      Hyponychium

  • 12. 
    The hyponychium seals the normal skin to the:
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Free edge of the nail

    • C. 

      Nail bed

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 13. 
    Extending over the fingertip is the part of the nail plate called the:
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Lanula

    • C. 

      Hyponychium

    • D. 

      Free edge

  • 14. 
    Specialized ligaments attached the nail bed and matrix bed to the:
    • A. 

      Bed epithelium

    • B. 

      Muscles

    • C. 

      Blood vessels

    • D. 

      Underlying bone

  • 15. 
    The matrix bed is embedded in a deep fold of skin called the:
    • A. 

      Nail groove

    • B. 

      Hyponichium

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Nail fold

  • 16. 
    A rate of nail growth of 1/8 inch per month is average for:
    • A. 

      Elderly persons

    • B. 

      Children

    • C. 

      Infants

    • D. 

      Normal adults

  • 17. 
    A nail condition that is safe to work within the salon is:
    • A. 

      Onychosis

    • B. 

      Onychia

    • C. 

      Onychophagy

    • D. 

      Paronychia

  • 18. 
    Careless filing and excessive use of cuticle solvent and nail polish removers are among the causes of:
    • A. 

      Abnormal nail brittleness

    • B. 

      Eggshell nails

    • C. 

      White spots

    • D. 

      Bruised nails

  • 19. 
    The technical term for white spots or whitish discoloration of the nails is:
    • A. 

      Onychauxis

    • B. 

      Onychatrophia

    • C. 

      Leukonychia

    • D. 

      Hangnails

  • 20. 
    Agnail is a condition of:
    • A. 

      Splitting of the cuticles

    • B. 

      Foward growth of the eponychium

    • C. 

      Bitten nails

    • D. 

      Abnormal brittleness of the nail

  • 21. 
    Blue or discolored nails is a condition that may be a sign of:
    • A. 

      A stomach ailment

    • B. 

      A finger infection

    • C. 

      A lung disorder

    • D. 

      Poor blood circulation

  • 22. 
    Uneven growth of the nails, usually the result of illness or injury, can cause:
    • A. 

      Hangnails

    • B. 

      Corrugations

    • C. 

      Melanonychia

    • D. 

      Blue nails

  • 23. 
    Carefully buffing the nails and applying a ___ is helpful when manicuring a client with corrugations.
    • A. 

      Harsh abrasive

    • B. 

      Ridge filler

    • C. 

      Antiseptic cream

    • D. 

      Coat of primer

  • 24. 
    Cutting off too much cuticle can result in:
    • A. 

      Eggshell nails

    • B. 

      Furrows

    • C. 

      Hangnails

    • D. 

      White spots

  • 25. 
    Eggshell nails have a thin nail plate and are noticeably ___ than normal.
    • A. 

      More rigid

    • B. 

      Less fragile

    • C. 

      More flexible

    • D. 

      Darker

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