Makeup Artist Certification Test Quiz!

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Makeup Artist Certification Test Quiz!

Th Do you aspire to be a makeup artist? This makeup artist certification test quiz will help determine whether or not you are eligible to receive a Makeup Certificate and prepare for any upcoming exam. Makeup is an art that needs perfection. More the knowledge and practice more is the perfection in makeup skills. You can practice for your certification and even learn new things. All the best for a perfect score on the quiz, and do share it with your friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the four personal sanitation issues that makeup artists must remember?
    • A. 

      Hair out of the face, no colored nail polish, no perfume, and fresh breath.

    • B. 

      Hair out of the face, no long nails, no gum or mints, and always wear gloves.

    • C. 

      No perfume, no false eyelashes, cleaned and polished makeup case, and must wear gloves.

  • 2. 
    When sanitizing your tools, all palettes and palette knives must sanitize with
    • A. 

      Soap and water

    • B. 

      Palette cleanser

    • C. 

      99% alcohol

  • 3. 
    When using a product for an application, you should
    • A. 

      Always work from the original container.

    • B. 

      Never work from the original container.

  • 4. 
    Cleaning agents should always be
    • A. 

      Downsized

    • B. 

      Labeled

    • C. 

      Kept at home

  • 5. 
    When buying essential makeup for your kit, which product is NOT necessary?
    • A. 

      Shimmer powder or cream

    • B. 

      A concealer palette

    • C. 

      Anti-wrinkle skin cream

    • D. 

      Non-shimmer chapstick

  • 6. 
    Under what conditions should oil-based makeup be used instead of water-based makeup?
    • A. 

      If someone has extremely dry skin.

    • B. 

      When applying makeup for someone appearing on TV or Film.

    • C. 

      In humid climates.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are complementary colors?
    • A. 

      Yellow and Blue

    • B. 

      Orange and Purple

    • C. 

      Red and Green

  • 8. 
    What are the primary colors?
    • A. 

      Purple, Blue, and Yellow

    • B. 

      Green, Red, and Blue

    • C. 

      Blue, Yellow, and Red

  • 9. 
    What happens when two complementary colors are mixed together?
    • A. 

      They produce black.

    • B. 

      They produce a grey or brown.

    • C. 

      They produce white.

  • 10. 
     When base matching, it is important to pay attention to what?
    • A. 

      The underlying color of the skin.

    • B. 

      The makeup that he/she already has on.

    • C. 

      The color or his/her eyes.

  • 11. 
    Understanding which colors complement each other on the color wheel will help you do what?
    • A. 

      Match the lipstick to her dress.

    • B. 

      Choose the rest of the makeup (lipstick, eye shadow).

    • C. 

      Choose a primary color.

  • 12. 
    What is the first thing you should do on a gig?
    • A. 

      Match the best foundation color.

    • B. 

      Ask your client what look she/he wants.

    • C. 

      Ask them a list of questions including if they have allergies.

  • 13. 
    What are the three main types of bases?
    • A. 

      Cream, solid, liquid

    • B. 

      Cream, solid, dual finish

    • C. 

      Cream, liquid, dual finish

  • 14. 
    What is a dual finish?
    • A. 

      A combination of powder and cream

    • B. 

      A combination of cream and liquid

    • C. 

      A mousse

  • 15. 
    To get a sheerer look, you can?
    • A. 

      Break down your product with water.

    • B. 

      Break down your product with a moisturizer.

    • C. 

      Break down your product with oil.

  • 16. 
    The cream is usually used for maximum coverage for areas like
    • A. 

      Film and weddings

    • B. 

      Runways and fashion shoots

    • C. 

      Film, TV, and photography

  • 17. 
    Where is the best place to base match?
    • A. 

      The forehead

    • B. 

      The cheeks

    • C. 

      The neck

    • D. 

      The chin

  • 18. 
    When choosing a concealer which one of these is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Yellow camouflages violet

    • B. 

      Green camouflages red

    • C. 

      Orange camouflages blue

    • D. 

      Blue camouflages yellow

  • 19. 
    If you are trying to cover up a pimple, you should choose
    • A. 

      A concealer with green in it

    • B. 

      A separate darker base for that area

    • C. 

      A liquid concealer

  • 20. 
    What does “setting your work” mean?
    • A. 

      Taking a break

    • B. 

      Using a camera to take a picture for your portfolio

    • C. 

      Using powder to keep the base and concealer in place

  • 21. 
    What are some of the best brushes for shading and highlighting?
    • A. 

      Blush brush and small fan brush

    • B. 

      Crease brush and large fan brush

    • C. 

      Angled blush brush and concealer brush

    • D. 

      Angled blush brush and large fan brush

  • 22. 
    When shadowing, which parts of the face should you shade?
    • A. 

      The chin, cheekbones, ears, and jawline

    • B. 

      The hairline, jawline, nose and cheekbones

    • C. 

      The hairline, jawline, under the chin and cheekbones

  • 23. 
    When highlighting, it is important not to forget the T-zone. What is the T-zone?
    • A. 

      Forehead, nose, and chin

    • B. 

      Eyebrows, nose, and neck

    • C. 

      Forehead to chin and ear to ear

  • 24. 
    What is the most important thing when shaping eyebrows?
    • A. 

      Plucking

    • B. 

      Cutting long hairs

    • C. 

      Symmetry

  • 25. 
    You should always
    • A. 

      Trust your own judgment and tweeze regardless of what your client thinks.

    • B. 

      Make sure to ask your client if he/she is ok with tweezing.

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