Aesthetics Practice Test: Part One

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Aesthetics Practice Test: Part One

Many of us put in an awful lot of work to look good, whether that means getting facials, having our bodies waxed and having our skin treated, but have you stopped to wonder what the best products there are to use for you? This test is not just about skin and hair but also the health science behind all of that. So, take it and test your knowledge on such a topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Metacarpal bone

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Mandible bone

    • B. 

      Temporal bone

    • C. 

      Nasal bone

    • D. 

      Frontal bone

  • 3. 
    What muscle extends from the chest and shoulder muscle to the side of the chin?
    • A. 

      Digastric

    • B. 

      Mylohyoid

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

  • 4. 
    The skin is nourished by:
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Blood & lymph

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Blood & flesh

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      400

  • 6. 
    You greet a client at the door and shake the client's hand, afterward you wash your hands. What is this procedure called?
    • A. 

      Abstraction

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Sanitation

  • 7. 
    Abscesses (collection of pus) is an example of what infection?
    • A. 

      Fungal infection

    • B. 

      Local infection

    • C. 

      Lung infection

    • D. 

      Eye infection

  • 8. 
    Using EPA register product to clean countertops, sinks, floors, toilets, doorknobs, mirrors, magnifying lamps, dispensary, facial beds; is an example of...
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Sanitation

    • D. 

      Abstraction

  • 9. 
    What tissue protects our bodies' surface?
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 10. 
    What is the cell dividing procedure called?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Pollination

  • 11. 
    What are the main source of blood supply to the head, face, and neck?
    • A. 

      Subclavian artery

    • B. 

      Brachiocephalic artery

    • C. 

      Carotid artery

    • D. 

      Coronary artery

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Solvent

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Compound

  • 13. 
    Titanium protects the skin by...
    • A. 

      Refracting light

    • B. 

      Reflecting light

    • C. 

      Transmitting energy

    • D. 

      Creating a new layer of skin

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Fabrics

    • D. 

      Fragrance

  • 15. 
    The tools for galvanic machines are made of...
    • A. 

      Clay

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

  • 16. 
    Which of the epidermis layer compose cells that resemble granules filled with keratin?
    • A. 

      Spinosum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Germination

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Corneum

  • 18. 
    Which layer of the epidermis does cells division occur?
    • A. 

      Germinativum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Spinosum

    • D. 

      Lucidum

  • 19. 
    Which layer of the skin is most exfoliated off?
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Granulosum

  • 20. 
    Adipose is located in what layer of skin?
    • A. 

      Spinosum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

  • 21. 
    If the sebaceous glands (oil glands) become too active what would happen to the skin?
    • A. 

      Oily acne

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Redden

    • D. 

      Peeling

  • 22. 
    Sudoriferous glands (sweat gland) excrete...
    • A. 

      Pus

    • B. 

      Water & lactic acid

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 23. 
    A lady has dry and bronze hair and a swollen face. What does that indicate?
    • A. 

      Health warning

    • B. 

      Oily skin

    • C. 

      Bad facial

    • D. 

      Excessively dyed hair

  • 24. 
    Since light skin is sensitive to waxing, how would darker skin react to the procedure?
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Blotchy skin

    • C. 

      A little or no effect

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 25. 
    A male customer with a lot of mustaches walks in for a facial. After cleaning his face, how would you remove the cleaning product?
    • A. 

      Follow the direction of the mustache growth

    • B. 

      Leave cleaning product on

    • C. 

      Use your hands to wipe product off

    • D. 

      Shave off mustache

  • 26. 
    Inhibit aging without sun exposure is...
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 27. 
    What is the abnormal secretion from the sebaceous glands?
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Seborrhea

  • 28. 
    What is the main purpose of a clay mask?
    • A. 

      Release oils

    • B. 

      Absorb oil

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Exfoliates dead skin

  • 29. 
    What would you use to apply a paraffin mask?
    • A. 

      Cotton swabs

    • B. 

      Brush

    • C. 

      Bare hands

    • D. 

      Tissues

  • 30. 
    The client has dehydrated skin, which is the sign of...
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Lack of water

    • D. 

      Too much water

  • 31. 
    Which ingredient is both stimulating and astringent?
    • A. 

      Eucalyptus

    • B. 

      Peppermint

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Massage

    • B. 

      Whirlpool

    • C. 

      Heating

    • D. 

      Bathing

  • 33. 
    What is the terminology for the scientific study of the health of hair and scalp?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Psychology

    • C. 

      Trichology

    • D. 

      Paleontology

  • 34. 
    The purpose of using a wood lamp is to...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Apply product

    • D. 

      Analyze the skin condition

  • 35. 
    When extracting milia/comedones (blackheads) the lancet (hand) should be held at:
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Peeling

    • C. 

      Reddening

    • D. 

      Dehydration

  • 37. 
    What massage method do you use when cleaning the face?
    • A. 

      Shiatsu

    • B. 

      Acupressure

    • C. 

      Effleurage

    • D. 

      Stone

  • 38. 
    What is the relaxing and continuing (cleansing/soothing/rhythmic) massage movement?
    • A. 

      Structural

    • B. 

      Effleurage

    • C. 

      Deep tissue

    • D. 

      Acupressure

  • 39. 
    Dr. Jacque movement is especially food for what skin type?
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Combination

    • C. 

      Oily

    • D. 

      Dry

  • 40. 
    The galvanic method of hair removal uses...
    • A. 

      Electrolysis

    • B. 

      Microanalysis

    • C. 

      Proteolysis

  • 41. 
    Which part of the body does free radical damage?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Cell membranes

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 42. 
    What can you tell the client if he/she has a lot of boil (sebum/sebaceous) on his/her face?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Recommend product

    • C. 

      Recommend physician

  • 43. 
    The reason to put loose powder on during make-up is to...
    • A. 

      Keep oils from seeping out of pores

    • B. 

      Set the foundation

    • C. 

      Have a matte finish

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is an intrinsical disease?
    • A. 

      Leukemia

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Hyperpigmentation

    • D. 

      Vitamin deficiency

  • 45. 
    What is the procedure of removing fat from the eyelid is called?
    • A. 

      Abdominoplasty

    • B. 

      Blepharoplasty

    • C. 

      Phalloplasty

    • D. 

      Mammoplasty

  • 46. 
    What is a characteristic of pathogenic micro-organism?
    • A. 

      Cause diseases

    • B. 

      Wrinkles

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Sensitive skin

  • 47. 
    What is the active growth stage of hair cells called?
    • A. 

      Pathogen

    • B. 

      Catagen

    • C. 

      Anagen

    • D. 

      Telogen

  • 48. 
    What is a skin abrasion produced by scratching or scraping?
    • A. 

      Bruise

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Lesion

  • 49. 
    What is the crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis?
    • A. 

      Fission

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Cut

  • 50. 
    Sudoriferous (sweat) gland regulates...
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Blood pressure

    • C. 

      Blood flow

    • D. 

      Body temperature