El Dorado Cosmetology Exam: Quiz!

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El Dorado Cosmetology Exam: Quiz!

Are you preparing for your El Dorado Cosmetology Exam? This quiz may be helpful for you. When it comes to this quiz, you will be accountable for determining a critical consideration when selecting a salon location, seeking financing for the salon, what laws control social security and the appropriate term for two people who own a business together. You absolutely must take this terrific quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a stylist enters into a booth rental (also called a chair rental) arrangement, he or she is responsible for all the following except:
    • A. 

      Accounting

    • B. 

      Mortgage payments

    • C. 

      Clientele

    • D. 

      Supplies

  • 2. 
    Booth is different from salon ownership in that with salon ownership:
    • A. 

      The initial investment is larger

    • B. 

      Records do not have to be as detailed

    • C. 

      Each employee buys his own supplies

    • D. 

      Overhead is somewhat lower

  • 3. 
    An important consideration when choosing the location for a salon is:
    • A. 

      The number of staff to hire

    • B. 

      The hair services you will offer

    • C. 

      The direct competition

    • D. 

      Your personnel policies

  • 4. 
    Demographics that would be helpful in choosing a location for a salon include information about a specific population's size, average income, and:
    • A. 

      Dietary habits

    • B. 

      Religious preferences

    • C. 

      Buying habits

    • D. 

      Political affilations

  • 5. 
    An important first step in seeking financing to open a salon in developing a:
    • A. 

      Business plan

    • B. 

      Brochure

    • C. 

      Color scheme

    • D. 

      Charter

  • 6. 
    Your local (city) officials are the people you must contact about:
    • A. 

      Social Security

    • B. 

      Building renovations

    • C. 

      Sales taxes

    • D. 

      Licenses

  • 7. 
    The laws that regulate Social Security are:
    • A. 

      Federal laws

    • B. 

      County laws

    • C. 

      State or province laws

    • D. 

      Local laws

  • 8. 
    Malpractice insurance is purchased by the:
    • A. 

      Landlord

    • B. 

      Employee

    • C. 

      Salon owner

    • D. 

      Client

  • 9. 
    A business that is managed by a board of directors and owned by stockholders is a/an:
    • A. 

      Joint ownership

    • B. 

      Partnership

    • C. 

      Individual ownership

    • D. 

      Corporation

  • 10. 
    The type of ownership in which the owner has the greates financial liability is the:
    • A. 

      Co-ownership

    • B. 

      Corporation

    • C. 

      Chain salon

    • D. 

      Partnership

  • 11. 
    The type of ownership in which two people own a business together is a/an:
    • A. 

      Individual ownership

    • B. 

      Corporation

    • C. 

      Chain salon

    • D. 

      Partnership

  • 12. 
    If you do not own the building in which your salon is housed, you must have an agreement between yourself and the owner called a/an:
    • A. 

      Business plan

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      Lease

  • 13. 
    An important early step before opening a business is determining how much capital is needed to run it for at least the first:
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Five years

    • C. 

      Six months

    • D. 

      One year

  • 14. 
    Preforming services to the same high standards every time a client comes to the salon is called:
    • A. 

      Taking accurate inventory

    • B. 

      Quality control

    • C. 

      Ticket upgrading

    • D. 

      Product loyalty

  • 15. 
    Receipts from selling retail products and preforming services are classified as:
    • A. 

      Client records

    • B. 

      Income

    • C. 

      Expenses

    • D. 

      Outgo

  • 16. 
    For the average salon, total expenses come to about ____ of the total gross income.
    • A. 

      85 percent

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      15 percent

    • D. 

      75 percent

  • 17. 
    As a salon owner or manager you can determine which products are selling well and which ones are not by consulting:
    • A. 

      Inventory records

    • B. 

      Petty cash book

    • C. 

      Consumption records

    • D. 

      Service records

  • 18. 
    When supplies offer special prices and other incentives, that is a good time to:
    • A. 

      Push retail products in the salon

    • B. 

      Plan an ad campaign

    • C. 

      Make major purchases

    • D. 

      Apply for credit

  • 19. 
    In order to provide satisfactory client service, a salon must have good plumbing and:
    • A. 

      Parking facilities

    • B. 

      Office space

    • C. 

      Public transportation

    • D. 

      Lighting

  • 20. 
    According to OSHA guidelines, salons are required to prominently display:
    • A. 

      Ingredients of cosmetic preparations

    • B. 

      Retail products

    • C. 

      Mannequin heads

    • D. 

      Disinfecting trays

  • 21. 
    The single most effective way to advertise your salon is with:
    • A. 

      Satisfied clients

    • B. 

      A neon sign

    • C. 

      Window displays

    • D. 

      A newspaper ads

  • 22. 
    Direct mail advertising makes use of:
    • A. 

      Yellow pages ads

    • B. 

      Mailing lists

    • C. 

      Radio commercials

    • D. 

      Newspaper ads

  • 23. 
    In the average salon, the largest expense item is:
    • A. 

      Rent

    • B. 

      Supplies

    • C. 

      Advertising

    • D. 

      Salaries

  • 24. 
    The salon receptionist is in charge of:
    • A. 

      Sanitation and disinfection

    • B. 

      General operations

    • C. 

      Coordinating daily schedules

    • D. 

      Servicing clients

  • 25. 
    What is taking place in the salon at a given time is reflected in:
    • A. 

      Yearly records

    • B. 

      An income tax return

    • C. 

      The appointment book

    • D. 

      Its business plan

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