Take The Makeup Artist Certification Test Quiz!

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Take The Makeup Artist Certification Test Quiz!

This test will determine whether or not you are eligible to receive a Makeup Certificate. All of the questions from this test are taken directly from the course. If you score 70% or higher, you will receive a Makeup Certificate from The Event Makeup Artist. You will have the option to print out your certificate if you pass the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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 sanitized 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 chap stick

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

      If someone has extremely dry skin

    • B. 

      When apply makeup for someone appearing on TV or Film

    • C. 

      In humid climates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are complimentary 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 complimentary 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 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 moisturizer

    • C. 

      Break down your product with oil

  • 16. 
    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. 
    • A. 

      Blush brush and small fan brush

    • B. 

      Crease brush and large fan brush

    • C. 

      Angle blush brush and concealer brush

    • D. 

      Angle blush brush and large fan brush

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

      The chin, cheek bones, ears and jaw line

    • B. 

      The hairline, jaw line, nose and cheek bones

    • C. 

      The hairline, jaw line, 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